Name: Mr. Hepton
First Appearance: Dark Reign: Young Avengers #4 (Nov. 2009): "Young Masters: Part Four"
Number of Appearances: 1
Ally: Melter (Christopher)
Note: science teacher of new Melter (Chris) as child
At the time the new Melter's powers emerged, Mr. Hepton was his teacher.
Melter (whose real name is Christopher), was one of the "Young Masters of Evil," or would-be new "Young Avengers." In Dark Reign: Young Avengers #4 (Nov. 2009), Chris recalls the moment when his deadly super power first manifest itself. He was telling his parents about his day at school. He said, "I rule science. Mr. Hepton set up this big experiment-- And I was all 'If you put that there--'"