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Wither (Marvel)
Real Name: Kevin Ford
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Powers:
Wither has a death touch. Whatever he touches turns decrepit and eventually decomposes into ash at an accelerated rate.

Bio:
Some months later Dani, with the help of Emma Frost, set out to bring him back to the school to fill the sixth place on the formalised New Mutants squad. While Kevin was still angry at Dani, Emma managed to persuade him to return, and he joined the New Mutants squad under the codename Wither. Clashing with Elixir, the current object of Laurie's affections who he'd last seen as one of Pierce's Reavers, Mercury (the only person he could touch without killing) reached out to him, having developed a crush on him. Shortly after he returned to the school he was arrested by the FBI for killing his father. While the Hellions tried to "rescue" him (Mercury coming in through a window to let him know), the New Mutants tried to stop them - fearing the consequences of involving the Institute in a fight with the FBI - until the X-Men arrived and ended the fight, taking them all back to the Institute before they were discovered. Kevin however saw this as the final straw (having first been turned over to the FBI by Dani), and he swapped squads with Icarus to become a Hellion.

During Kevin's time at the Insitute, he discovered the White Queen's diamond form is impervious to his powers.

He discovered Elixir's former relationship with Wolfsbane and revealed it to the school, successfully ending Josh's relationship with Laurie.

After M-Day, when most of the world's mutants lost their powers, Kevin mistakenly believed he had lost his powers like most of the mutant population. When he touched Laurie's hand, however, it withered, although it didn't kill her. Kevin spent several issues feeling guilty and depressed. After a session in David Alleyne's Danger Cave, Kevin overheard Julian Keller referring to him as "dangerous". This proved to be the last straw, and he ran away from the institute.

Notes:


First Appearance: New Mutants (2003) #3

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Issue Appearances:
All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
Dark X-Men: The Confession (2009)
Marvel Holiday Special (1991)
New Mutants (2003)
New X-Men (2004)
New X-Men: Academy X Yearbook (2005)
New X-Men: Hellions (2005)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
X Necrosha (2009)
X Necrosha: The Gathering (2010)
X-Force (2008)
X-Men: The 198 Files (2006)

Group Affiliation(s):
Hellions Squad
Xavier Institute Students

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