Mystique

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Mystique is a master of disguise because her mutant ability allows her to morph into any human or mutant at will. Mystique often mimics human forms in public because her blue skin stands out to public ridicule and torment. In addition to her morphing power, Mystique’s level as an expert hand to hand combant and covert operative rivals Black Widow, Domino and even Solid Snake in the world of espionage. Mystique can also be found fighting against the X-Men on many occasions, along with her Brotherhood of Mutants led by Magneto.

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In the beginning, Mystique used her power to blend into society. While living lives of various people, Mystique spawned two children. Her first child was Graydon Creed, a result of her fling with Sabretooth. Graydon was born a normal human who later became part of the political parties wanting to eradicate mutants. Mystique’s next child was Nightcrawler, a result of her secret affair with Azazel. Nightcrawler was also rejected by humans because of his physical appearance.  Mystique later adopted Rogue as her own child when Rogue ran away from home at a early age. Rogue and Nightcrawler later grew up to be apart of the X-Men, battling their own mother in different events…

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Mystique was featured in X-Men 1, 2, 3, First Class, Days of Future Past, and Apocalypse. The design created for Mystique has changed from the comic book when introduced to the big screen. The smooth blue skinned, white appareled female was replaced with a naked reptilian skinned mutant. This gave Mystique a more abnormal look, putting more emphasis on her mutation. Did the change hurt Mystique’s character profile or did movie producers make an excellent choice?

Comic Multiverse fan favorite artwork of Mystique goes to the DeviantArt artist: JamieFayx.

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