Name: The Beast
Alter Ego: Hank McCoy
Other Names: Henry "Hank" McCoy; Mutate #666; Brute
First Appearance: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963): "X-Men"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 5,233
Comic Book Appearances: 5,154
TV, Film Appearances: 71
Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 8
BELOW: The Beast's words border on mutant supremacism, which Professor Xavier sternly warns him against.
The Beast (Hank McCoy): And what of my woeful condition. The agile Beast, hobbling about like some mere vulnerable Homo sapiens!
Professor Charles Xavier: Careful, Hank! Remember our cardinal rule -- we never consider normal humans as our inferiors!
The Beast: I stand corrected, sir! Forgive my impetuosity!
Source: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!", pg. 1. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Vince Colletta, Werner Roth. See also: mutant supremacist; The Beast (Hank McCoy); Professor X (Charles Xavier)
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