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Issue 92 - Apocalypse
Listen now! It's En Sabah Nur - time has no meaning. It's 2020, so why not talk Apocalypse? How does Doc handle someone who bends timelines to his will?
Apocalypse created by Louise Simonson and Jackson Guice in X-Factor #5-6 (June-July 1986)
Apocalypse is believed to be the first mutant - over 5,000 years old, born in Egypt - his name, En Sabah Nur, is translated as “The First One”
Abandoned as an infant because of his looks, he adopted a survival of the fittest mindset
Mutant powers manifested after having his heart broken as a young man - combined with Celestial technology uncovered by Kang the Conqueror, he had incredible power, and became immortal
Fostered war throughout the centuries, seeking the strongest warriors
Put himself into suspended animation to wait for further developments - awakened by Cable’s arrival and summons a guard, known as the Four Horsemen - the original group included Warren Worthington, aka Angel
Tries to kill Nathan Summers, who he believes will become strong enough to defeat him - inadvertently ends up responsible for turning him into Cable
Age of Apocalypse - Legion travels in time to kill Magneto, but accidentally kills his father, which disrupts the timeline - with no Xavier, Apocalypse awakens and takes over the world - he is opposed by Magneto, leading a team of mutants
Learns from Uatu that Onslaught is going to destroy the world, and temporarily allies with Cable to help defeat him, but ends up focusing on Franklin Richards, which allows Onslaught to escape
Battles X-Force, and nearly killed by Archangel
Resurrected as a child, and the new X-Force team debates what to do with him before Fantomex shoots him dead
Another young clone, named Evan Sabahnur, joins the Jean Grey School for a time, and works on becoming a hero instead of what he is destined to become
Currently living on Krakoa as part of the Quiet Council, helping oversee the laws on the island for all mutants