X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose #1 (Jan. 2003):
“Chasing Smoke”
by Chris Claremont, Arthur Ranson

X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose #1

Title: “Chasing Smoke”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 2003

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Chris Claremont
Art by: Arthur Ranson

18 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan) hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
Bishop Bishop (Lucas Bishop) villain hero
CBR Scale: S X-Men veneration (lapsed)
black; NYPD...  Marvel 548
Sage Sage (Tessa Hartley) hero
  Excalibur; The Council of the Chosen...  Marvel 238
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
Academy of Tomorrow; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 3,409
Stepford Cuckoo Stepford Cuckoo (Esme Cuckoo) villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; Weapon Plus...  Marvel 49
Holly Holly hero
  X-Corporation Marvel 1
Alexi Vazhin Alexi Vazhin supporting character
CBR Scale: S Communist
[Russia's mutant affairs chief; helped train Rick Mason]
Marvel 16
Neal Conan supporting character
  [sympathetic to mutants] Marvel 12
Manoli Wetherall Manoli Wetherall supporting character
  [camera operator; TV reporter] Marvel 11
Paul D'Antoni supporting character
  [tried to twist facts about X-Men on TV show] Marvel 2
Cutter Cutter (Sullivan) villain
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist
Spikes Marvel 3
Dervish Dervish villain
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist
Spikes Marvel 3
Porous Porous villain
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist
Spikes Marvel 3
Paint supporting character
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
[formerly associated with Spikes gang]
Marvel 2
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie)
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
Brotherhood of Mutants; X-Men Marvel 3,526
Gambit Gambit (Remy LeBeau)
CBR Scale: S Cajun Catholic
Horsemen of Apocalypse; The Marauders...  Marvel 954
Khan Khan
CBR Scale: I alien
[extradimensional conqueror; rules vast empire and armies] Marvel 13

This publication is also known as: X-Treme X-Men: X-Posé #1; X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose' #1 or X-Treme X-Pose #1. Properly rendered, the last letter of the word "X-Pose" in this series title has an accent on it. Thus, the title of this issue can also be rendered as X-Treme X-Men: X-Posé #1 or X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose' #1. We have even seen the title listed as X-Treme X-Pose #1, which assumes that the word "X-Pose" is intended to replace the word "X-Men" because it partially covers it in the cover logo.