Professor X

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My Review: X-men Professor X
Basic Profile
Brief History
Beliefs/Ideals
Superpowers Limitations
His Likes

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My Review: X-men Professor X

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He is a genius, loving, generous and the list can go on forever. He used his wealth to setup a school to lend a helping hand to mutants who needed shelter.

And he has never complained or asked for any reward in return.

I also love the way he is always so calm and his ability to be able to analyze different situations.


I have seen him act rashly before, but do not forget that he is also a human who make mistakes. I love how he is so brilliant, but yet so human.

Although, I may not be a genius like him but he is never arrogant! In addition, he is always so humble and always put others before him.

If he is actually a human in real life, I could imagine him being a volunteer worker or some philanthropist.

So that's Professor X for you!

Do you know that Professor X was never paralyzed until an accident? And also, his stepbrother is the Juggernaut. If you do not know all of these, click here to read more. He also starred in all 3 of the X-men movies and was acted by Patrick Stewart.

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Basic Profile:
Code Name: Professor X
Real Name: Charles Xavier
Other Alias: Prisoner M-13, the Entity
First Appearance: Uncanny X-men #1 - September 1963
Romance Partners:
  • Gabriel Haller - Ex-girlfriend
  • Moira MacTaggert - Ex-girlfriend
  • Princess Majestix Lilandra - Wife
Relatives:
  • Brian Xavier - Deceased father
  • Sharon Xavier - Deceased mother
  • Cain Marko (Juggernaut) - Stepbrother
  • Kurt Marko - Deceased stepfather
  • David Charles Haller (Legion) - Deceased son
Superpowers:
  • Telepathy
  • Astral Projection
Team (Past & Current):
  • Leader of X-men - Current
  • Founder of Generation X
  • Founder and teacher of New Mutants
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Brief History:

Charles Xavier most commonly known as Professor X was born in New York City to the wealthy Brian and Sharon Xavier. His father was a renowned nuclear scientist, but died in a nuclear accident.His mother remarried to Dr. Kurt Marko who is the science partner of his deceased father.

His stepfather also brought along his son from his previous marriage, Cain Marko (Juggernaut). As he was growing up, his telepathic powers started emerging. And to his dismay, he found out that his stepfather married his mother only for her money.

Soon, his mother too realized that Kurt had no feelings for her and turned to alcohol. That was when his stepfather started to abuse his mother and not long later she passed away.

After which, his stepfather also passed away too. To find out why his stepfather died, you should also read Juggernaut's history because it is partly related to Professor X - click here to read Juggernaut's brief history. Charles Xavier was a natural genius and did his graduate work in Oxford University.

During his study in Oxford University, he met a fellow student called Moira MacTaggert. They often discuss about genetic mutation and slowly they fell so deeply in love that they decided to get married. However, the appearance of Moira's husband, Joe MacTaggert, from the Royal Marines caused nothing but trouble.

Joe called Charles a wimp and to prove him wrong, Charles enlisted in the army after his graduation. For no apparent reason, Moira initiated a break-up and eventually did not get married. Then, Charles dropped out of the army and decided to travel around the world.

His first destination was Cairo, Egypt, where he was being pick pocketed by a little girl also known as Storm later on.

X-men Storm steals from Professor X Fate

Prof X vs Shadow King Showdown

He also won his first battle against a criminal mutant called Amahl Farouk also known as the Shadow King.

After Cairo, he left for Israel where he met a man called Magnus, who will later become his greatest rival known as Magneto. Both became friends and knew about each other's super abilities.

He also fell in love with Gabrielle Haller, but he did not know that she was pregnant with his baby boy, who was later known as the mutant, Legion.

Unfortunately, Magnus and he have different beliefs. Charles believed in the peaceful co-existence of mutants and humans, but Magnus believed that mutants and humans could not live together. Therefore, they parted ways.

Professor X and Magnetos Conflict

On his way back to the United States, he was involved in an accident that made him crippled. However, he was not discouraged because he knew that nothing can break his brilliant mind and spirit.

His first student was a young girl called Jean Grey and he helped her to control her telepathic abilities. He renewed his friendship with Moira and together they started the Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.

Over time, he recruited many mutants to help them cope with their new found powers and shelter them from those who trying to kill them.

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He also assembled the X-men and constantly fine-tuning his X-men to meet the increasing demands and changes of the hostile world that they live in.

Soon, Charles became known as a peaceful advocate and expert geneticist between mutants and humans. Nobody except some knew that he was actually a mutant.

However, his secret was exposed by Cassandra Nova who announced on television that Charles was actually a mutant. Nonetheless, he still feels proud of whom he is!

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Beliefs/Ideals:

I think it is very obvious to you that Professor X is working towards the ideal of a peaceful co-existence between both the humans and mutants. He does not believe that violence could solve any problems; instead, he believes that only through understanding and friendship between the homo-sapiens (man) and homo-superior (mutants) could they make a world a better place.

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Superpowers Limitations:

Professor X possesses a very powerful psionic powers and is the highest level for a telepath. He can read thoughts, communicate with others globally and even inter-galatically, erase memories, implant memories and so on.

Professor X astral projection Astral Projection

Not forgetting, he can also mentally induce pain onto others. If you watch X-men cartoons, you should have seen him use his mental power to hurt those attacking him. Most importantly, he could also use his mental power to cause death to his enemies if he wishes to.

He is also quick to learn foreign languages via the brains of others and even teaching others the language.

He can also project his astral form, enter the astral plane (also known as the astral world) and control the astral plane of others or himself.

If I am not wrong, you are wondering what is "astral form, astral plane …"? No worries let me explain it to you. "Astral form" is actually a projection of an out-of-body experience that could be done through deep meditation and so on.

As for "astral plane", it is actually another world of existence put simply.Most importantly, he also has training with the X-men mentally apart from using the Danger Room.

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His Likes:

Professor X enjoys spending time with his students and takes pride in teaching mutants who are in need of help, which explains why he set up his school in the first place.

He likes nothing more than to see both the homo-superior and homo-sapiens working together hand-in-hand, but it is a very challenging task that has taken a toll on him. In his spare time, he enjoys learning and discussing about genetic mutations.

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