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Opening Biography of Designate: Havok. . .


Code Name: Havok
Real Name:
Alex Mendoza
Occupation: Student-Adventurer
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with a criminal record

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: Luis Mendoza (adoptive father); Denise Mendoza (adoptive mother); Scott Summers (brother); Christopher Summers (birth father, deceased); Katherine Anne Summers(birth mother, deceased)

Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Blue
Gender: Male
Age: 15
Racial/Ethnic Background: Caucasian
Distinguishing Features: None
First Appearance:
Ultimate X-Men #16

Cosmic energy absorption into the cells of his body, transform it in an unknown manner, and release it as waves of energy that heat the air in their path enough to turn it into plasma.
When Havok strikes an object with the waves of intensity of hot plasma, the sudden vast jump in temperature will often cause objects to shatter, explode, or seemingly disintegrate, and an observer might therefore wrongly think that the object had been struck by a concussive force. When directing his energy at the lowest level, he can project it towards a human being and his target will suffer a severe headache but will not burn up.
Havok's body is constantly in the process of absorbing cosmic radiation.

Alexander Summers is the younger of the two sons of Christopher Summers, a United States Air Force Major and test pilot, and his wife Katherine Anne. Alex and his mother and older brother Scott were flying back from a vacation in Christopher's vintage airplane when the plane crashed into a scout ship of the Shi'ar Empire, setting the wooden plane ablaze. Katherine Anne Summers pushed Scott and Alex out of the burning plane with the only available parachute. Thus the two boys escaped the Shi'ar while their parents did not. Scott and Alex both believed their parents had been killed. The two boys were hospitalized for injuries they sustained during their landing, since their overburdened parachute had been unable to slow their decent safely enough. Scott and Alex both suffered traumatic amnesia regarding the plane incident. Alex left the hospital after two weeks and was placed in an orphanage in Omaha, Nebraska. Soon adopted, Alex moved to Arizona to start a new life. But this was not so. After a few years living in Arizona, Scott showed up on Alex's doorstep and offered him a chance to join him as a part of the X-Men.

Alex for the most part is easy going, but he also has a bit of a temper. He feels the need to prove himself to those he meets and while go out of his way to try and impress people. Alex has a very joking sense of humor which covers up his insecurities.


picture taken from the fan art section of Ultimate X. picture done by snafu.