Name: The Beast
Alter Ego: Hank McCoy
Other Names: Henry "Hank" McCoy; Mutate #666; Brute
Classification: hero scientist
First Appearance: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963): "X-Men"
Number of appearances: 5,233
Comic book appearances: 5,154
TV, film appearances: 71
Video game, computer game appearances: 8
Birth place: Dunfee, Illinois
BELOW: The Beast's words border on mutant supremacism, which Professor Xavier sternly warns him against.
The Beast (Hank McCoy): "And what of my woeful condition. The agile Beast, hobbling about like some mere vulnerable Homo sapiens!"
Professor Charles Xavier: "Careful, Hank! Remember our cardinal rule -- we never consider normal humans as our inferiors!"
The Beast: "I stand corrected, sir! Forgive my impetuosity!"
Source: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!", pg. 1. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), Vince Colletta. See also: mutant supremacist; The Beast (Hank McCoy); Professor X (Charles Xavier)
This character is in the following 559 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Adventures of the X-Men #12 (Mar. 1997): "Better to Light a Small Candle..."
The All New Exiles Vs. X-Men
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