Religion: not determined yet
Name: Mr. Farrell
Other Names: Farrell; Mr. Farrel
First Appearance: X-Factor (vol. 1) #142 (Feb. 1998): "Give Me Shelter"
Number of Appearances: 2
Teams/Affiliations: Secret Empire
Ally: Valerie Cooper
Ally: Wild Child
Occupation: government employee
Note: Valerie Cooper's boss in her early work with Wild Child
Mr. Farrell was Valerie Cooper's boss early in her career. Farrell was apparently a government employee at the time, and Ms. Cooper did not know that he actually was loyal to the villainous Secret Empire.
Farrell manipulated Valerie Cooper into unlocking Kyle Gibney's potential as a killer. Gibney would become known as the super-hero "Wild Child," a member of Alpha Flight and X-Factor. But earlier, Farrell was trying to use Cooper's work to mold Gibney into a weapon or lethal agent for the Secret Empire.
Whether Mr. Farrell was a full-fledged scientist or not is not entirely clearly, but he clearly had extensive knowledge of genetic engineering and child psychology, knowledge he used in working to fashion mutants such as Kyle Gibney into agents for the Secret Empire.
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