Alter Ego: Heather Hudson
Other Names: Heather McNeil Hudson; Guardian; Vindicator II
First Appearance: (as Heather Hudson) X-Men #139 (1980); (in costume but unnamed) Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #32 (Mar. 1986): "Short Story"; (as Vindicator) X-Men/Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1985): "The Gift, Part 1"; (as Guardian) Alpha Flight (vol. 1) #34 (May 1986): "Honor"
Number of Appearances: 249
Comic Book Appearances: 246
TV, Film Appearances: 2
Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1
From: Robert Diehl, "Index to Alpha Flight Vol. II: 1 / 3", 3 October 2000 on the Chronology.Net: A Multiverse of Discourse website (http://www.chronology.net/default.pl/cited/rd_alphaflight_ii/1; viewed 21 June 2006):
Issue: Alpha Flight II: -1
Synopsis: Note: this is a "Flashback" issue, introduced and concluded by Marvel creator Stan Lee. Logan helps a nervous Mac to his hasty wedding ceremony, to which Heather's parents object because it isn't Catholic.
Issue: Alpha Flight II:16
Heather's Catholicism and Flex's forearm save her from Dargil.
From: Ronald Byrd, ""Unofficial Wolverine Chronology, Pt.3", 13 November 2001 on The Danger Room website (http://danger-room.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=11; viewed 21 June 2006):
Logan is also present when the Hudsons renew their vows in a Catholic ceremony months after their first, less formal marriage.
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