Comic Books: 9 major moments comic book fans should know about (October)

Photo: Batman Beyond.. Image Courtesy Warner Bros. / DC Universe
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Sinister illegal cloning

Comic book: Hellions No. 5

For as long as he’s existed, Nathaniel Essex has only cared about himself and his experiments. Nonetheless, him being allowed into the X-Men wasn’t shocking. The X-Men are all about second, third, and fourth chances. They’ve reformed multiple people who were considered lost causes.

Logan is a prime example. Angel was the first to assume Wolverine was an untameable animal that should be far away from them. Years later, Wolverine became one of the X-men’s greatest heroes. This doesn’t apply to Sinister. As expected, he didn’t stop his cloning and he may end up getting exposed.

Why is this important?

The phrase, “a leopard never changes its spots” comes to mind whenever we think of Mr. Sinister. There was no way he was going to stop his genetic experiments. It’s his reason for living. Now, all we’ve seen is that Sinister has clones of himself. What else is he doing? He has access to the DNA of hundreds of mutants and their numbers keep growing. For all we know, Sinister could be taking their genetic code and attempting to create something monstrous. Let’s not forget that Sinister had the catalogue of every mutant in the world (we found this out in Hunt For Wolverine: Adamantium Agenda). With his information destroyed, Sinister is most likely rebuilding what he lost.