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Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)

The Religious Affiliation of
Northstar
Jean-Paul Beaubier

Religion: Catholic; LGBT; Quebecois separatist terrorist (former) CBR Scale: S

Name: Northstar

Alter Ego: Jean-Paul Beaubier

Other Names: Jean-Paul Martin

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #120 (Apr. 1979): "Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive!"

Creators: Chris Claremont, John Byrne

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 284

   Comic Book Appearances: 282

   TV, Film Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: X-Men; Alpha Flight; Secret Defenders; Academy of Tomorrow

Occupation: athlete

Nation: Canada

Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: skier

Northstar was formerly a terrorist in the French Canadian separatist movement, also known as the Quebec sovereignty movement. Specifically, he was a member of the Front de liberation du Quebec (FLQ) in his youth.

Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)


This character is in the following 57 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Alpha Flight
Astonishing X-Men Saga #1 (Mar. 2006) (cameo)
Dark Avengers
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Exodus #1 (Nov. 2009): "Utopia: Conclusion" (6-panel cameo)
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1 (Aug. 2009): "Utopia: Part 1"
Dark X-Men: The Beginning #3 (Oct. 2009): "The One Who Got Away" (1-panel cameo)
Darkhawk #31 (Sep. 1993): "Punch-Out on the Intergalactic Express!"
Death Metal #2 (Feb. 1994): "Deathwish!"
Death Metal Vs. Genetix #1 (Dec. 1993): "Offspring, Part One"
Factor X #1 (Mar. 1995): "Sinister Neglect"
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985)
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #92 (Mid-Dec. 1991): "Separate Allies" (lead character)
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions
Marvel Team-Up Annual #7 (May 1984): "The Collected Spider-Man"
Marvel Two-in-One (vol. 1) #84 (Feb. 1982): "Cry for Beloved Canada!"
Marvel Universe: The End #6 (Aug. 2003): "The Cure"
Marvel Year-in-Review #4 (1992)
New X-Men
Northstar
The Secret Defenders
Secret Wars II
Tales from the Age of Apocalypse #2 (Dec. 1997): "Sinister Bloodlines"
The Uncanny X-Men
X-Factor (vol. 1) #116 (Nov. 1995): "Home Comings"
X-Men
X-Men: Divided We Stand #1 (June 2008): "Blend In"
X-Men: Legacy (vol. 1) #227 (Oct. 2009): "Suppressing Fire: Part 2 of 2" (1-panel cameo)


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Northstar.html
  - http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0037359/
  - http://www.comicvine.com/northstar/29-3190/
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/x0xmxz.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/n2.html
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/njnor.htm
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_sovereignty_movement