Alter Ego: Paulie Provenzano
Other Names: Paulie Provenza; Paul "Paulie" Provenzano
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 4
Note: briefly recruited to X-Men to stop Magneto's Genosha war
Paulie Provenzano was strongly anti-gay, which temporarily caused some friction between himself and openly LGBT teammate Northstar.
Paulie was only briefly a member of the X-Men. He was recruited by Jean Grey to be part of a temporary incarnation of the team sometimes known as the "Eve of Destruction X-Men." After their mission to stop Magneto's Genosha-based war against the rest of the world, Paulie was offered permanent membership in the X-Men. But he declined the offer and returned home to Brooklyn.
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