SELENE

Publication Date: 11th Aug 2022
Written By: Ruth and Gremlin.
Image Work: Gremlin and Peter Luzifer.
Alternate Versions

ALTERNATE VERSIONS

In Exiles (1st series) #55-57, Kulan Gath had cast a spell that sent most of America back to the dark ages, however he was quickly deposed and replaced by Zarathos, the spirit of vengeance. Selene had grown accustomed to the 20th century life and conspired to put an end to Zarathos’ rule by any means necessary. When the Exiles landed in the reality, she formed an uneasy alliance with them and helped them stop both Zarathos and Kulan Gath. With the world free of their influence, she cast her own spell and put the world back to the way it should have been.


In the reality depicted in New Mutants Forever, Selene was revealed to be Magma's grandmother and seemed to care more about her than her mainstream counterpart. As a member of the Hellfire Club, she used all the resources she could when Magma was kidnapped and taken back to Nova Roma. Joining up with the New Mutants, Selene travelled to the secluded city but was was shocked to discover the Red Skull was behind the kidnapping. She was poisoned by the Red Skull, with her magics and mutant powers proving ineffective against the toxin. Vowing to take down the Red Skull, Selene seemed to grow a heroic side as she led the charge to destroy him. When one of the citizens of Nova Roma offered his life to her, she drained his energy to heal herself and vowed to honor his name when she destroyed the Red Skull. Selene thrived in the leadership role and refused to let the city she founded fall to the enemy. The final battle was brutal but Selene and her forces won, expelling the Red Skull from the city and saving her grand-daughter.