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BRUTE

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human, mutant

Occupation: None

Group Membership: Morlocks (Caliban, Callisto, Hump, Marrow/Sarah, Masque)

Affiliations: Marauders

Enemies: Feral (Maria Callasantos), New Mutants (Boom-Boom/Tabitha Smith, Cable/Nathan Summers, Cannonball/Sam Guthrie, Sunspot/Roberto Da Costa), Sabretooth (Victor Creed)

Known Relatives: Brute (brother)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Rio Verde, Arizona;
                                  formerly the Morlock Alley, beneath Manhattan

First Appearance: New Mutants I#91 (July, 1990)

Powers/Abilities: Brute is a mutant who has superhuman strength, presumably class 20 and endurance. He is also taller than a normal human and has better reflexes. Brute is highly resistant to injury, his body is also covered with smooth green fur. As a mutant, Brute has access to the many Krakoan portals granting him access to the corners of the world and beyond.

Height: Unrevealed (approximately 10'")
Weight: Unrevealed (approximately 500lbs.)
Eyes: White, no visible irises
Hair: Green

History:

(New Mutants I#91 - BTS) - Shunned by society, the man known only as Brute and his brother Hump joined the underground misfits known as the Morlocks at some unrevealed point in the past. Meeting several other brutish mutants, Brute and Hump became affiliated with Masque.

(New Mutants I#91) - Brute and his brother Hump accompanied Masque in confronting Sabretooth, one of the Marauders from the notorious "Morlock Massacre." They attempted to claim Sabretooth's life, but Caliban seemingly slew Sabretooth before they could do so.

(New Mutants I#99) - Hump and Brute tried to help Masque capture Feral, but they failed-- she escaped into the sewers.

(New Mutants I#100) - Brute, Hump, and Masque followed Feral and found her in the X-Mansion. After the New Mutants defeated members of the Protectorate, Masque told them to give Feral back to them but Cable refused. Brute threatened Cable and Cable shot him in the head. Masque and Brute then decided to leave.

(Marauders I#19 - BTS) - Brute came to live in Masque's new home in Rio Verde, Arizona.

(Marauders I#19) - Madripoor's Lowtown came under attack by Homo Verendi's Reavers, in an effort to clean the streets of Lowtown as billionaire Chen Zhao had been buying up the streets. Explicitly instructed not to engage, the heroic Marauders searched for ways to stop the Reavers nonetheless, as such Callisto reached out to Brute, Bliss, Hump, Marrow and Masque for help. Believing the Reavers would destroy the new hospital Masque now worked, he and the Marauders agreed to help. Brute and the Morlocks joined Callisto to Madripoor, traveling by Krakoan-gate after which they immediately opposed the cyborg warriors, Brute used his enhanced strength to cut one of the Reavers in half with a manhole-cover. The Morlocks quickly gained the upper hand, causing the Reavers to escape Lowtown after which the mutants celebrated their victory in a local hotel and bar. Brute and the others were surprised to learn the locals now called the place Mutietown instead of Lowtown.

Comments: Created by Louise Simonson, Fabian Nicieza, Rob Liefeld, and Hilary Barta.

Profile has been fully reworked, updated and extended by MarvellousLuke.

Profile by Sammy 7D & Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Brute has no known connections to


Images: (without ads)
Marauders I#19, p8, pan4 (main image)
New Mutants I#100, p13, pan1 (with Masque)
Marauders I#19, p17, pan3 (in Madripoor)


Appearances:
New Mutants I#91 (July, 1990) - Louise Simonson (writer), Rob Liefeld (pencils), Hilary Barta (inks), Bob Harras (editor)
New Mutants I#99 (March, 1991) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Rob Liefeld (plot/artist), Bob Harras (editor)
New Mutants I#100 (April, 1991) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Rob Liefeld (plot/artist), Bob Harras (editor)
Marauders I#19 (April, 2021) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Jordan D. White, Annalise Bissa (editors)


First Posted: 03/10/2010
Last Updated: 06/18/2022

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