“X-Men: Apocalypse” arrives this summer, will you be ready? Only the strong survive.
The latest X-Men outing is a follow-up to First Class and Days of Future Past. To prepare for the coming of Apocalypse, here’s a quick guide to all the mutant heroes and villains appearing in the latest chapter…
First Appearance: X-Factor #5 (1986)
Alternate Identity: En Sabah Nur
Power Set: Apocalypse’s powers are augmented by alien technology. Immortality, control over his own molecular structure, density and size. He also has the ability to absorb and project energy, in addition to telekinetic and telepathic powers. If that’s not enough, Apocalypse also enlists ‘Four Horsemen’ who he imbues with enhanced powers.
Backstory: The first mutant. Apocalypse first appeared in Ancient Egypt where he first gained followers. Over the years he’s used his powers to alter history and was worshiped as a god.