Xorn, whose mutation manifested as a tiny, powerful star inside his head, was brainwashed into believing he was the reincarnation of Magneto.
Kuan-Yin Xorn, known as Xorn, was created by writer Grant Morrison and artist Leinil Francis Yu. Xorn first appeared in "New X-Men" #122 in 2002.
Xorn made his debut in "New X-Men" #122. He is a character associated with the mutant superhero team, the X-Men, in Marvel Comics.
Major Comic Book Story Appearances:
Xorn played a significant role in Grant Morrison's run on "New X-Men," particularly in the "Planet X" storyline. The character's narrative explores complex themes related to mutant identity and the consequences of wielding immense power.
Kuan-Yin Xorn is a mutant with a star-shaped black hole inside his head, which he keeps contained using a mask. Initially portrayed as a compassionate teacher at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Xorn's character takes a dark turn during Morrison's run.
In a surprising twist, it is revealed that the Xorn at the school was an imposter, Magneto in disguise, leading to a tragic sequence of events. The real Xorn, a brother of the imposter, later becomes a focal point for exploration of mutant rights and the impact of prejudice on the mutant community.
Xorn possesses the ability to generate and manipulate a miniature star within his head, capable of emitting powerful energy beams. The star serves as both a source of immense power and a potential threat to those around him.
Friends and Allies in the Comics:
Xorn's connections within the X-Men and mutant community are complex due to the dual nature of his character. While initially portrayed as a mentor and ally, the revelation of the imposter's actions creates a rift in relationships with the X-Men.