Character Name: Cable
Secret Identity: Nathan Summers
Other Aliases: Nathan Dayspring, Askani'son
Comic Company: Marvel Comics
Current Team Affiliations:
Son of Cyclops and Jean Grey’s clone Madelyn Pryor, Nathan Summers was infected with a techno-organic virus by the villain Apocalypse. To save his life, the young child was taken into the future by the Clan Askani where he was raised by a time-traveling Cyclops and Jean Grey.
Returning to the present day, Cable was a member of the Six Pack, helped transform the New Mutants into the para-military X-Force, served with Jean Grey on the X-Men while Cyclops was merged with Apocalypse, created and ruled over the island nation of Providence and has most recently spent years time travelling along a desolate future timeline with the baby Hope, the first mutant born after the Scarlet Witch decimated the mutant population at the end of the House of M.
As a child, his telekinetic powers developed as an instinctive protective bubble, however once infected by the techno-organic virus his telekinetic abilities were mainly used to prevent the virus's spread. His powers eventually grew in strength, before Cable exhausted his powers in battle. Currently, Cable relies on his survival skills and weapons.
- Cable takes over leadership of the New Mutants, assisting in their eventual transformation to the para-military X-Force
collected in Cable and the New Mutants vol. 1, Cable Classic
- Due to a bodyslide mishap, Cable and Deadpool find themselves forced to pair up.
collected in Cable & Deadpool vol. 1: If Looks Could Kill
- Cable's floating island of Providence ushers in a new world of peace and harmony, but finds itself besieged by enemies.
collected in Cable & Deadpool vol. 2: The Burnt Offering
- Believed dead after the sinking of Providence, Cable returns to take the first mutant baby born after the House of M into the future.
collected in X-Men Messiah Complex
Cable is available in the following toy lines:
- Cable (X-Men The Animated Series)