Professor X (Charles Xavier)

The Religious Affiliation of
Professor X
Charles Xavier

Religion: religious CBR Scale: S

Name: Professor X

Alter Ego: Charles Xavier

Other Names: Charles Francis Xavier; Entity; Onslaught; Professor Charles Xavier

Classification: hero hero   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963): "X-Men"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

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

Number of Appearances: 4,999

   Comic Book Appearances: 4,875

   TV, Film Appearances: 117

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 7

Teams/Affiliations: Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur; Illuminati; The Mutant Underground (founder); The Twelve; X-Men (founder)

Occupation: geneticist, headmaster, mutant rights activist, soldier, teacher

Location: Salem Center, Westchester County, New York, USA

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Race: white

Gender: male


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)

BELOW: Charles Xavier contemplates a newspaper headline touting Bolivar Trask's anti-mutant warnings about future mutant supremacism: Dr. Bolivar Trask, a prominent anthropologist, has gone to the news media to issue his warnings about the "mutant menace" which he predicts could lead to a future in which mutant supremacists rule over non-mutant humankind. Trask's predictions may have little basis in reality, but Professor Charles Xavier worries that such pronouncements could lead to widespread anti-mutant sentiment.

[Charles Xavier reads a newspaper article under the headline: "Mutant Menace! Eminent anthropologist says mankind faces gravest danger from hidden mutants who wait for their moment..." The article is accompanied by illustrations accompanied by the caption: "Artist's interpretation of fate of mankind if mutants are not driven out -- as predicted by Dr. Bolivar Trask."]

Charles Xavier (reading the news article, thinking): "So! It has finally begun! The one thing I always feared-- a witch-hunt for mutants! The feature writers must have loved this, considering the way the played it up! 'Dr. Trask warns that the superior abilities and supernatural powers of the hidden mutants will enable them to enslave the human race, replacing our civilization with their own! According to the anthropologist's startling prediction, it is even possible that the superior mutants will consider normal men as little more than savages, suitable only for forced labor and gladitorial sport!' I cannot let this go unchallenged! It could cause panic thruout [sic] the world! Even now it may be too late to stop the wheels of persecution that have been set in motion--but I must make the attempt! The strange theories of Dr. Trask are a greater threat to my X-Men than any foe they have ever faced before!"

Source: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!", pg. 6, panels 1-4. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Vince Colletta, Werner Roth. See also: mutant supremacist; anti-mutant; Professor X (Charles Xavier); Bolivar Trask

Professor X (Charles Xavier)

This character is in the following 562 stories which have been indexed by this website:
A+X #1 (Dec. 2012): "Fight for the Future" (photo/picture/video)
The Adventures of the X-Men #12 (Mar. 1997): "Better to Light a Small Candle..."
The All New Exiles Vs. X-Men #0 (Oct. 1995): "X-Over"
The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 (Oct. 1964): "The Sinister Six!" (cameo)
The Astonishing X-Men
Astonishing X-Men Saga #1 (Mar. 2006)
Astonishing X-Men/Amazing Spider-Man: The Gauntlet Sketchbook (Sep. 2009)
Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #2 (Jan. 2009): "The Last Testament of Scott Summers" (vision)
The Avengers
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005) (mentioned)
Beyond Comprehension (Mar. 2014): "Maximum System Efficiency" (mentioned)
Bishop #4 (Mar. 1995): "Final Reckonings"
Bizarre Adventures #27 (July 1981): "The Brides of Attuma"
Captain America
The Cat #4 (June 1973): "The Female of the Species!" (mentioned)
Cerebus #56 (Nov. 1983): "Origin of the Wolveroach, Part 3: The Mystic We" (character based on)
Classic X-Men
Dark Avengers
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Exodus #1 (Nov. 2009): "Utopia: Conclusion" (9-panel cameo)
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1 (Aug. 2009): "Utopia: Part 1" (1-panel cameo)
Dark Reign: The List - Avengers #1 (Nov. 2009) (photo/picture/video)
Dark X-Men #2 (Feb. 2010): "Journey to the Center of the Goblin: Part Two" (mentioned)
Dark X-Men: The Beginning
DC/Marvel All Access #1 (Dec. 1996): "The Crossing!" (character based on)
The Defenders
Doctor Strangefate #1 (Apr. 1996): "The Decrees of Fate" (character based on)
Doomwar #6 (Sep. 2010): "Doomwar, Part 6" (cameo)
Emma Frost #15 (Nov. 2004): "Bloom, Part 3: Mutie" (mentioned)
Emma Frost: Bloom (Aug. 2005): "Bloom, Part 3: Mutie" (mentioned)
Essential Spider-Woman #2 (25 June 2007): "Cry, Mutant!"
Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #35 (Feb. 1965): "Calamity on the Campus!" (cameo)
Fantastic Four: The World's Greatest Comics Magazine!
Gambit & Bishop: Sons of the Atom #5 (May 2001): "Are We Ourselves" (cameo)
Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1 (July 2008): "Gone"
Giant-Size X-Men
House of M #4 (Sep. 2005)
Iceman (vol. 1) #3 (Apr. 1985): "Quicksand!" (cameo)
Ka-Zar (vol. 1) #1 (Aug. 1970): "The Coming of... Ka-Zar"
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985)
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #59 (Sep. 1990): "On the Road with Wolverine and the Hulk, Part 6: Old Friends"
Marvel Graphic Novel
Marvel Knights Spider-Man
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1 (June 1982): "A Gathering of Heroes!"
Marvel Super-Heroes
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars
Marvel Team-Up
Marvel Universe: The End #1 (May 2003): "Predestination"
Marvel Year-in-Review #4 (1992)
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
Maximum Security
Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet #1 (Oct. 2000): "A Very Dangerous Planet"
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #7 (July 2005): "The Sentry: Part One"
The New Avengers 100 Project (May 2011)
The New Mutants
New X-Men
Nightcrawler (vol. 1) #2 (Dec. 1985): "A Boggie Day in L'un Dun-T'wn" (mentioned)
One-Shot Parody Issue #1 (1986): "Xmen (pronounced Zhmen -- 1 syllable)"
The Order
Peter Parker: Spider-Man (vol. 2) #11 (Nov. 1999): "An Exemplary Day!"
The Secret Defenders #19 (Sep. 1994): "Survival of the Fittest"
Secret Wars II
Sleepwalker #18 (Nov. 1992): "Rest in Peace!"
Special Edition X-Men #1 (Feb. 1983): "Second Genesis"
Ultimate Nightmare
Ultimate Spider-Man #90 (Apr. 2006): "Silver Sable: Part 5: "Hey, wait up!! You can't just leave now!""
Ultimate X-Men #44 (June 2004): "New Mutants, Part Five"
Ultraforce / Avengers #1 (Fall 1995): "Becoming More Like God"
The Uncanny X-Men
Untold Tales of Spider-Man Annual '97 (1997): "It's Always Darkest..." (cameo)
What If? Astonishing X-Men #1 (Feb. 2010): "What If Danger Became a Bride of Ultron?"
X-Force Annual (vol. 1) #1 (May 1992): "Know Your Enemy"
The X-Men
X-Men and Captain Universe #1 (Dec. 1994): "Sleeping Giants"
The X-Men and the Micronauts
X-Men Forever
X-Men Origins: Emma Frost
X-Men Unlimited
X-Men: Alpha #1 (Feb. 1995): "Beginnings..."
X-Men: Divided We Stand
X-Men: First Class Special
X-Men: Legacy
X-Men: Legends (June 2000): "Diary of a False Man"
X-Men: Liberators
X-Men: Millennial Visions #1 (Aug. 2000): "In His Professor's Secret Service"
X-Men: Millennial Visions 2001 (Jan. 2002): "X-Men: The Retro Men"
X-Men: The Hidden Years
X-Treme X-Men
X2 (2003)
Young X-Men

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