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Beast

Hank McCoy

History

Henry Phillip McCoy's father, Norton McCoy, worked at a nuclear power plant where he was exposed to massive amounts of radiation, during an accident. Norton was unharmed, but the radiation affected his genes and, as a result, his and Edna's son, Henry, was born a mutant. Unlike most mutants, Henry showed signs of mutation from birth: unusually large hands and feet. A pro... read more

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Origin

Creator Marvel Comics
UniverseEarth-616 - Prime Marvel Universe
Full name Henry Philip McCoy
Alter Egos Beast (FOX)Beast (FOX)
Beast (MCOC)
Aliases Dr. McCoy, Hanko, Kreature, Mutate #666, Magilla Gorilla, Golden Armed Boy
Place of birth Dunfee, Illinois
First appearance X-MEN Vol. 1 #1
Alignment Good

Connections

Occupation Biochemist, Xavier Institute for Higher Learning science and math Instructor, mutant activist, college lecturer, researcher, professional wrestler
Base Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York
Teams DefendersCerebro's X-MenUltimate X-MenApocalypse's HorsemenFormerly: AvengersX-MenX-FactorIlluminati
Relatives Sadie McCoy (paternal grandmother), Norton McCoy (father), Edna McCoy (mother), Robert McCoy (paternal great-uncle), John McCoy (uncle)