Sage (Tessa Hartley)

Tessa Hartley

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Sage

Alter Ego: Tessa Hartley

Other Names: Tessa Niles; Lady Tessa; "Diana Fox"; Britannia

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #132 (Apr. 1980): "And Hellfire is Their Name!"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Tessa) The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #132 (Apr. 1980): "And Hellfire is Their Name!"; (as Sage) X-Men (vol. 2) #109 (Feb. 2001): "Ceremonies"

Creators: John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Terry Austin

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

Number of Appearances: 238

Teams/Affiliations: Excalibur; The Council of the Chosen; The Hellfire Club; X-Men; X-Treme Sanctions Executive

Enemy of: Lord Imperial, Chung Yu, Voldemir Zhivago

Occupation: advisor, mercenary, spy

Worked for: Black King

Race: white

Gender: female

It is certain almost that "Tessa" is a pseudonym. The real birth name of the former Hellfire Club associate known as "Tessa" (who became known as the X-Man named "Sage") is, as yet, unrevealed.

This character is in the following 68 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Classic X-Men #6 (Feb. 1987): "Merry Christmas, X-Men... (supplement)"
Marvel Knights Spider-Man #6 (Nov. 2004): "Venomous: Part Two" (1-panel cameo)
Marvel Universe: The End #1 (May 2003): "Predestination"
New X-Men
The Uncanny X-Men
X-51 #0 (1999): "A Mere Technicality"
X-Men Unlimited
X-Men: Hellfire Club #4 (Apr. 2000): "Also Sprach Sebastian"
X-Treme X-Men
X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land
X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose

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