She might lead Generation X today, but she got her start in a mall!

Every Friday we use the powers of Marvel Unlimited to look back at the very first appearance of a major character, place or object that made waves this week.

She’s been an X-Man, a New Warrior, a mom, and a vampire, and now Jubilation Lee serves as the leader of a group of mutant misfits in the pages of GENERATION X by Christina Strain and Amilcar Pinna. Before all that, though, she started as a homeless mall rat with mutant powers showing off to small crowds in the pages of UNCANNY X-MEN #244 by Chris Claremont and Marc Silvestri. Unlike some of her fellow mutants, she seemed to know exactly what her mutant ability entailed, namely the power to control “articulate, quasi-animate, transitory plasmoids.”

Not everyone at the Hollywood Mall enjoyed her displays, though, especially the security guards who patrolled the place. She gave them the old razzle-dazzle before announcing her code name and then tumbling her way out. Thanks to interference run by nearby skaters and some more impressive acrobatics, she got away. All of this made the head rent-a-cop so mad that he called in a group of mutant hunters called M Squad.

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #244

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #244

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At this time, the X-Men lived in the Australian outback, an arrangement that seemed to grate on more than a few members. To help alleviate the stress of devoting their entire lives to saving a world that hates and fears them, Dazzler, Storm, Rogue, and Psylocke decided to go shopping at the very same establishment that Jubilee previously parlayed her powers thanks to a portal provided by Gateway.

After a bit of shopping fun, the X-Women retired to a joint called Hotbods, which triggered an alarm on the hapless M Squad’s equipment. First, they ran into Jubilee though and fired on her, which drew the attention of our heroines. They made short work of the goons and had Gateway open up another portal home, but Jubilee jumped through to join them in the next issue!

Over the years, Jubilee went from new kid on the block—and Wolverine’s protégé—to the experienced member of the original Generation X team. Since then she’s served on her fair share of X-Squads, but lost her powers on M-Day. After trying to use tech to recreate those abilities, she got turned into a vampire by Xarus instead.

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With some help from her friends she’s gotten the vampirism under control and even adopted a baby named Shogo who will go on to become a great hero, at least in one possible future. Now she’s juggling all that while playing mentor to some of the more fringe students at the Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach located in New York City’s Central Park.

Flash Forward

Jubilee jumped onto the comic scene in 1989, making her one of the marquee teen characters of the franchise when the “X-Men” animated series launched on Fox in 1992. The show even used her as the point of view character for the audience, basing part of the first two-part episode, “Night of the Sentinels,” around her. Much like in her first comic appearance, she started out in a mall, though this time Sentinels broke in and attacked. Also, the entire X-Men team jumped in to save her. Over the course of the show’s five-season run, Jubilee became an integral part, even mirroring her comic relationship with Wolverine.

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Kate Leth previews what's in store for our favorite feline hero when a Black Cat crosses her path!

She’s conniving, she’s ruthless, and she’s on the prowl—we’re talking about none other than Black Cat! With her sneaky, mischievous, manipulative kitty ways, Felicia Hardy aims to get under Hellcat’s fur—and go after anyone who might get in her way!

“Don’t Stop Me-ow,” the latest arc of PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! begins with issue #11 on October 19, courtesy of writer Kate Leth and artist Brittney L. Williams. It’s Hellcat vs. Black Cat in a knock-down, drag-out, no-hold-barred cat fight collision course— featuring everyone’s favorite teenage vampire, Jubilee! But, how does she fit into all of this—and, more importantly, who’s side is she on?

We caught up with the series’ writer, Kate Leth, to find out what Felicia’s problem is, whether or not our beloved Patsy stands a chance against Black Cat’s claws, and how Jubilee got herself mixed up in the mess.

Marvel.com: What can you tell us about the beef between Black Cat and Hellcat and how it has led up to this moment?

Kate Leth: Well, in our story, the beef starts off quite innocently and escalates. Basically, while a large number of the big name super heroes are involved with Civil War II and other intergalactic disputes, Black Cat is looking to take out the street-level capes that might get in her way—the way of stealing. She recruits a girl gang and things quickly get out of hand.

Marvel.com: Without giving anything away, how does Jubilee mix into all of this?

Kate Leth: Jubilee, our newest partner-in-anti-crime, starts off on the sidelines and plays in big later on. Actually, Ian—who is Patsy’s roommate and BFF—has a large role to play in this arc.

Marvel.com: What does Hellcat have over Black Cat that will help her come out on top?

Kate Leth: I don’t want to give too much away, but Hellcat—as always—has friends, which is a lot different than hired help. From the very beginning, our version of Patsy was built on friendship. She does so well because of her support network, even with how powerful she is on her own.

Marvel.com: Vice versa what does Black Cat have over Hellcat that will help her win the fight?

Kate Leth: Black Cat is cunning, ruthless and very, very clever. She’s always been good at getting people to do what she wants, and that hasn’t changed—which is bad news when she gets close to people in Hellcat’s life. She isn’t afraid to pull punches. It’s going to be quite a face-off!

The fur starts to fly on October 19 in PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #11 by Kate Leth and Brittney L. Williams!

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Tentacled villain Omega Red debuts in this 90's classic!

It’s time to face facts, true believers — the 90’s were awesome. The pouches were plentiful, the costumes were impractical, and Marvel Universe dentists made a fortune correcting damages caused by perpetually gritted teeth. Thanks to the power of nostalgia, though, what would once be considered extremely embarrassing can now be called extremely awesome!

With that in mind, we’ve pulled a Marvel comic from the not-so-modern era and broken it down, one choice fact at a time! This week we’re singling out X-MEN #4 by Jim Lee and John Byrne. Here’s “The Resurrection and the Flesh” by the numbers!

X-Men (1991) #4

X-Men (1991) #4

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63 visible segments on Omega Red’s right tentacle

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

20 hands laid on Omega Red’s body

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

7 pouches on Cyclops’ belt

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

5 tech-heavy Hand ninjas

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

4 X-Men playing basketball

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

3 shots that get nothing but net

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4


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X-Men embarking on a soon-to-be-sabotaged date

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

1 slam dunk

Art from X-Men #4

Art from X-Men #4

The 90’s continue in the all-new X-MEN ’92 Infinite Comic!

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The brightest young minds of Battleworld become runaways in these preview pages by Sanford Greene!

They are the brightest teens, brought together from all corners of Battleworld to attend the prestigious Doom Institute in the planet’s capital. But this June, they’re going to become…Runaways!

Marvel is pleased to present RUNAWAYS #1, as the cult-favorite hit comes to Secret Wars courtesy of rising comic stars Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes) and Sanford Greene (UNCANNY AVENGERS)! Classes, exams, detention. Seems like a normal school, right? Except your headmaster is actually a diabolical super villain, and the final exam is a brutal match to the death! Only one solution: RUN AWAY! Now, super powered teens Molly Hayes, Jubilee, Bucky Barnes, Cloak & Dagger, Amadeus Cho, Skaar and a few new faces are set loose on Battleworld. If they survive the horrors of the Secret Wars, they just might learn a thing or two.

Prepare for a new twist on a modern Marvel classic perfect for fans old and new when RUNAWAYS #1 hits comic shops this June!

RUNAWAYS #1 (APR150727)
Written by NOELLE STEVENSON
Art & Cover by SANFORD GREENE
Variant Cover by PHIL NOTO (APR150728)
On-Sale – 06/17/15

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Plasma bursts meet claws in this 90's classic!

It’s time to face facts, true believers – the 90’s were awesome. The pouches were plentiful, the costumes were impractical, and Marvel Universe dentists made a fortune correcting damages caused by perpetually gritted teeth. Thanks to the power of nostalgia, though, what would once be considered extremely embarrassing can now be called extremely awesome!

With that in mind, we’ve pulled a Marvel comic from the not-so-modern era and broken it down, one bodacious fact at a time! This week we’re singling out UNCANNY X-MEN #311 by Scott Lobdell and John Romita Jr. Here’s “Putting the Cat Out” by the numbers!

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #311

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #311

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29 visible teeth in Sabretooth’s mouth

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

17 visible claws

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

8 plasma burst “pops”

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

7 “mans” and 6 “ohs”

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

6 holes in Sabretooth’s tattered outfit

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

5 heads in the cover’s corner box

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

2 dated-even-in-the-90’s pop culture references — “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Lost in Space”

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

1 dodged snowball

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

Art from Uncanny X-Men #311

 

Sabretooth goes straight later this month in UNCANNY AVENGERS #1!

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Before Logan bites the dust, check out these five other adventures that nearly claimed his life!

Grab a box of tissues, because the moment that all of you Wolverine fans have been anticipating has arrived. DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 hits stores this week, and nothing will ever be the same for the clawed Canadian ever again—mostly because it’s hard to change things for a dead guy.

Wolverine’s been tested in the past, and he’s even come close to death on a few occasions. Back then he had his healing factor to pull him out of death’s clutches, but now he’s not so lucky.

Before you read the first chapter of Wolverine’s march to death, check out five of Wolverine’s closest calls.

1. Wolverine vs. Proteus

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #126

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #126

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Logan faced a number of deadly threats in his first few years as an X-Man. Krakoa, Count Nefaria, Sentinels, the Imperial Guard—Wolverine took them all on without flinching. Then he ran across the reality-warping mutant called Proteus. The energy vampire altered all of Logan’s perceptions, messing with his hyper keen senses like no one ever had before. With his entire perception of the world called into question, Wolverine flirted with madness.

2. Wolverine vs. The Reavers

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #251

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #251

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The X-Man didn’t fare so well against the Reavers, a band of heavily armed and ruthless cyborg mercenaries. The villains crucified Wolverine in the Australian outback, leaving him for dead. Thankfully for Wolverine, Jubilee—a teenage mutant that had secretly followed the X-Men back to their headquarters—had not fled the base along with the rest of the heroes. She saved Logan’s life and helped nurse him back to health, thus forging a lifelong bond between the two.

3. Wolverine vs. Magneto

Wolverine (1988) #75

Wolverine (1988) #75

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After years of skirmishes and close quarters combat, Magneto finally dared to use his metal mastery in the most brutal way against Wolverine. During the final moments of the X-Men’s assault on Magneto’s space station, the villain pulled all of the adamantium covering Logan’s bones out through his open wounds. The trauma put Wolverine’s healing factor into overdrive and tested his mutant power in a way it had never been tested before. The X-Man pulled through—barely.

4. Wolverine becomes Death

X-Men (1991) #96

X-Men (1991) #96

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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em! Wolverine escaped death by becoming Death, one of Apocalypse’s Horsemen. Logan lost his free will by taking on the gig and he had to slug it out with his X-Friends, but Apocalypse did give him his adamantium skeleton back. As Death, Wolverine even got to claim his own life—or more accurately, he got to claim the life of the Skrull imposter that had taken his place on the X-Men. The Skrull’s switcheroo—and the real Wolverine’s role in his death—came to light in UNCANNY X-MEN #375.

5. Wolverine goes to Hell

Wolverine (2010) #1

Wolverine (2010) #1

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Logan didn’t even have to die in order to visit the afterlife. The Red Right Hand, a vengeful group of people whose lives had been ruined by Wolverine’s actions, busted out some powerful magic and sent the X-Man straight to Hell. While Logan struggled to fight his way out of the great beyond, a demon took control of his physical body and began attacking everyone he cared about. Wolverine eventually fought his way back to the land of the living, but it looks like he’s about to make a return trip to the afterlife.

The life changing—and life ending—DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 arrives in stores this Wednesday!

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Pick up this 1/7th scale Bishoujo figure of your favorite mutant pyrotechnic!

The Marvel Bishoujo collection, bringing you new interpretations of familiar superheroes and villains, continues with the perpetually youthful mutant and sidekick to Wolverine… Jubilee! First appearing in the pages of X-Men in 1989, Jubilation Lee was an orphan and runaway living in a mall when she ran into fellow mutant shoppers Dazzler, Psylocke, Rogue and Storm. Following them to their base, the teen eventually signed on with the X-Men officially, becoming the youngest member and using her unique pyrotechnic powers to help save the day for decades until she became depowered (and subsequently a vampire). Jubilee’s most iconic look is now captured in a fantastic Bishoujo statue based on a new illustration by master artist Shunya Yamashita!

Kotobukiya Jubilee Bishoujo Statue

Kotobukiya Jubilee Bishoujo Statue

An awesome product of the late 80’s, Jubilee was a spunky young girl with a loud sense of style and all of that resonated with the fans and will again with this hot new statue. Jubilee stands a rocking pose, legs apart for balance and leaning slightly as she raises an arm into the air in preparation for unleashing a fiery display of plasmoids! The young mutant wears a hot update on her classic costume complete with blue high tops, jean short shorts with X logo belt, pink tube top, bright yellow jacket and shredded black gloves. Jubilee accessorizes that ensemble with an X pin on her chest, choker and pink sunglasses perched on her head. All of those details, as well as the heroine’s beautiful Bishoujo-styled face, are intricately sculpted and painted and look great on her!

Sculpted by Gotaro Takeuchi (Atelier Bamboo), Jubilee stands in 1/7 scale as she unleashes her mutant powers from the safety of your shelf. Add this rad young heroine to your Marvel Bishoujo Statue collection from Kotobukiya! And for even more from Kotobukiya, visit their website.

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Before Original Sin formed some strange alliances, these duos had readers scratching their heads!

With the Watcher’s lookout station on the moon turned into a crime scene, the sharpest minds in the Marvel Universe have teamed up to find out exactly who is behind the heinous act in ORIGINAL SIN. Surprisingly, this inciting incident has forced many heroes that have never even fought on the same battlefield before into close working relationships. Doctor Strange and the Punisher have teamed-up, as have the unlikely trio of Moon Knight, Winter Soldier and Gamora. But as the Watcher knows, or knew, strange pairings have been an integral ingredient of Marvel’s magic since the very beginning. You might think that Emma Frost, Black Panther, and Ant-Man make for a head-turning trio, but just wait until you get a look at these quirky team-ups, presented here in chronological order.

1. Spider-Man and Warlock

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #55

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #55

  • Published: March 10, 1977
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: August 20, 2013
  • Writer: Bill Mantlo
  • Penciler: John Byrne
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The farther Spider-Man ventures from his New York City home, the odder the adventure. So when Spidey crash-landed on the moon in this issue of MARVEL TEAM-UP, readers knew to expect a doozy of an adventure. Enter: Adam Warlock, keeper of the Soul Gem and powerful cosmic being! Together, the mismatched pair fought off the Stranger, a power mad alien seeking the Soul Gem for himself.

2. Hulk and Rocket Raccoon

Incredible Hulk (1962) #271

Incredible Hulk (1962) #271

  • Published: May 10, 1982
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: August 26, 2013
  • Cover Artist: Al Milgrom
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Before he hooked up with the Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon spent his time as the sheriff of the Keystone Quadrant. After a battle left the Hulk stranded on Halfworld, Rocket enlisted the green behemoth’s abilities to help him stop a resistance movement from seizing control of the alien planet. It’s a good thing the two didn’t have the usual super hero misunderstanding, because a machine-gun toting raccoon might not be able to stop a rampaging Hulk.

3. Thor and the New Warriors

Thor (1966) #412

Thor (1966) #412

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With his Asgardian nobility and thunderous bravado, Thor’s about as far removed from ’90’s cool as a super hero can be. That didn’t stop the totally radical New Warriors from skateboarding onto the scene and helping the God of Thunder take on the Juggernaut. The tubular teens stepped up their game to go toe to toe with the unstoppable villain, prepping him for Thor’s finishing bolt of lightning. Thor thanked his new bodacious buds, giving the team his blessing to become the heroes of the ’90’s.

4. Deadpool and Iron Fist

Deadpool Team-Up (2009) #886

Deadpool Team-Up (2009) #886

  • Published: December 29, 2010
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: December 15, 2010
  • Rating: Parental Advisory
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Both Deadpool and Iron Fist may be martial arts masters, but they approach their craft in two drastically different ways. Iron Fist concentrates and focuses his energy into concise and powerful movements, while Deadpool does…none of that. The Merc with a Mouth and the Living Weapon teamed up to take out a mystical warlord named Gin Goh. The two fought side by side, and Iron Fist even discovered Deadpool’s number one pet peeve: being called “Spider-Man.”

5. Captain America and Jubilee

A+X (2012) #12

A+X (2012) #12

  • Published: September 25, 2013
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: March 24, 2014
  • Rating: Rated T
  • Writer: Christos Gage
  • Cover Artist: Mike Deodato
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One’s a super soldier from World War II and the other’s a perpetual teenage mallrat, meaning that Captain America and Jubilee have a big generational gap separating them. That didn’t stop the Avenger from inviting the X-Man along on a mission to a U-boat that sunk way back in Cap’s heyday. Turns out, Steve Rogers knew the submerged vessel contained a nest of Nazi vampires, and took the newly vamped up Jubilee along with him as an example to the undead Germans that they could still find something to live for.

Check out more odd pairings in ORIGINAL SIN #2, on sale this Wednesday!

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The acclaimed television and comic book writer heads back to the mutant corner of the Marvel Universe!

Writer Marc Guggenheim returns to Marvel this August with a chilling mystery set amongst the stars. It all starts with X-MEN #18 and the arrival of an unexpected visitor.

When Deathbird appears at the Peak, orbiting headquarters of S.W.O.R.D., the warrior clings to life. Last seen in the custody of the Shi’ar, her return stokes more than curiosity from special agent Abigail Brand. An all-female squad of X-Men journey out into the black to seek out the answers to Brand’s questions as well as some of their own.

“The idea really came from the fact that I’d been jonesing for an ‘X-Men in space’ story as a reader,” says Guggenheim. “I’d been re-reading the ‘Brood Saga’ and it reminded me how much I love that concept of the X-Men in outer space. It’s a milieu that suits them really well.”

Though the X-Men still trod earthly soil when Guggenheim first started reading—he cites Chris Claremont and John Byrne’s UNCANNY X-MEN #139 and the trial by fire introduction of Kitty Pryde as his first foray with the Children of the Atom—his devotion truly hit its stride with the team’s extraterrestrial exploits.

“Those early years with Byrne and [Dave] Cockrum and [Paul] Smith were my seminal reading experiences,” Guggenheim recalls. “What was cool about the ‘Brood Saga’ was it was more like ‘Star Wars’ than anything we’d seen from Marvel cosmic. It was more like ‘Aliens.’ It had a darkness to it. It opened a new corner of the Marvel Universe that was more mysterious and scary. My goal here is to do something in that vein, to do something spooky.”

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #155

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #155

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In selecting his roster, Guggenheim chose to start roughly where outgoing writer Brian Wood leaves off, with the team of Monet, Jubilee, Storm, Rachel Grey and Psylocke.

“I grew up with Storm,” he says. “Her voice is so peaceful. She’s the natural leader of the X-Men. My reading experience with that group coincided with her becoming the leader of the team, so I have a soft spot for Storm.

“Rachel basically has to be in this story,” he continues, “Because while I’m attempting to tell this cool horror story in space, there has to be an emotional core. When I started thinking about characters with an emotional connection to outer space, I thought about Claremont’s third run on UNCANNY X-MEN when the Shi’ar Death Commandos exterminated Rachel’s entire family. Her presence in the story really supplies the emotional context, so it’s not just about the horrors of space, but the nature of vendetta, of vengeance.”

If Storm and Rachel represent the emotional heart, characters like Jubilee and Monet supply some levity.

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #466

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #466

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“Jubilee is so much fun,” Guggenheim says. “I’m always attracted to characters that have a bit of wit about them. I also thought, ‘Vampire in outer space? There’s a lot of fun to be had there.’ I’ve always been enamored of Psylocke. I love the idea of a kick-ass ninja telekinetic telepath. That’s just a fun combination. With Monet, it’s the idea of writing someone disliked by the rest of the team. That really appeals to me. I don’t know what that says about me. She’s so powerful, but her greatest weakness is that people just find her obnoxious.”

Thematically, Guggenheim expresses great eagerness to explore the X-Men’s ever complicated relationship with the Shi’ar, especially through Rachel’s experience.

“I wanted to mine that emotional territory with her,” he says. “I felt that was untrodden territory with a lot of potential. Especially since I’ve seen stories where Rachel is shoulder-to-shoulder with the Shi’ar, and it never quite came up. I didn’t expect the depth of anger that Rachel would demonstrate in the story. I very intentionally centered the story around her and her family to tap into her feelings of vengeance, but I never expected how raw those emotions would be. The story is stronger for it.” 

Guggenheim also hopes to play with the dynamic between Rachel and Psylocke, exploring their unique voices and demeanors through the use of their telepathic powers, and how those manifest so differently.

X-Men (2013) #18 cover by Terry Dodson

X-Men (2013) #18 cover by Terry Dodson

“It forced me to really differentiate them thought their personality,” he explains. “I thought that was a fun opportunity as a writer, digging in. The thing that I’ve always loved so much about the X-Men is how rich and vibrant these characters are.”

Jump aboard X-MEN in August with Marc Guggenheim!

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This mallrat first crashed with the X-Men way back in 1989!

Jubilee may be best known as the feistiest teenager to ever sneak her way into the X-Men’s ranks, but this young lady has grown up to be much more than just Wolverine’s sidekick. This firecracker’s been through a lot in her years as both an X-Man and member of Generation X. In addition to returning to Westchester County as a key member of Storm’s elite X-Men team, Jubilee’s now known for being both a vampire and a mother. She’s grown up so fast!

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #244

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #244

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Jubilation Lee first debuted 25 years ago this month in UNCANNY X-MEN #244, by Chris Claremont and Marc Silvestri. Jubilee owes her creation to the vice grip that mall culture had on America back in the late ’80’s. In her debut appearance, the teenage mutant swiped a move from ’80’s pop sensation Tiffany by putting on a light show in a shopping center.

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

The mall cops – or “huff-‘n’-puff rental badges,” as they’re called in the issue – had had enough of Jubilee’s shenanigans and became dead set on arresting her. Jubes’ prep school gymnastics training and some skateboard riding punks helped throw the cops off her trail.

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

If there’s a mutant in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? The M-Squad, apparently.

But there were more mutants in that mall than just Jubilee. After giving into Dazzler’s plea for a vacation day, Storm and the rest of the female X-Men teleported from their home in the Australian outback to the Hollywood Mall. After makeovers and some “Magic Mike”-esque diversions, the X-Men noticed something bad going down just outside the food court.

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

The M-Squad’s equipment had started to wig out, threatening to destroy more than just Jubilee. Psylocke rescued the teen from the M-Squad’s anti-mutant machine, and Dazzler used her light powers to turn the device into scrap. With the cops — *achem* rental badges — still searching for her, Jubilee decided to take her chances with the X-Men’s teleportation portal.

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

Art from Uncanny X-Men #244

Jubilee ended up in the X-Men’s remote Australian headquarters, where she kept a low profile until a catastrophic attack left the team scattered across the globe. Jubilee came out of hiding to save Wolverine, who had been left for dead by the villainous Reavers. From that point on, Jubilee’s loyalty has never been called into question and she’s become a valued member of the team. Jubilee’s come a long way from sneaking in performances during peak shopping hours!  

Check out Jubilee’s current adventures in X-MEN!

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