The real Jean served for years as a member of X-Factor and returned to the X-Men in the early ’90s. Pryor was said to be the sole survivor of a plane crash that occurred at the exact moment of Jean's death at the Shi'ar trial, leading Cyclops to think she was a reincarnation of Jean. [volume & issue needed], The Jean Grey of the future- established as the temporally-displaced young Jean Grey grown up- is depicted as a very powerful mutant who has to wear the Xorn mask to contain her powers, capable of removing it for only a few minutes before becoming dangerous to her environment.  After meeting with Thor and training with Psylocke, Jean learns how to create telekinetic weapons to help with her impending battle against the Phoenix. Although she saved them, she crashed into New York harbor and seemingly died. "Like A Phoenix, From The Ashes! This leads him to accept Emma's love and her offer to run the school together. , In a final confrontation with a traitor at the institute (the X-Men's teammate Xorn, posing as Magneto) Jean fully realizes and assumes complete control of the powers of the Phoenix Force, but is killed in a last-ditch lethal attack by Xorn. Jean adopts the identity of "Redd" along with Cyclops ("Slym") and they raise Nathan Christopher for twelve years before they are sent back into their bodies on their wedding honeymoon.  She is later described as the only one currently to be able to hold the title of "White Phoenix of the Crown" among the many past, present, and future hosts of the Phoenix.  On their honeymoon, the couple is immediately psychically transported 2000 years into the future to raise Cyclops's son Nathan, who had been transported to the future as an infant in hopes of curing him of a deadly virus. refreshes creativity and characters", "Marvel Comics bringing the original Jean Grey back to life, like a phoenix", "Marvel puts five X-Men back where they belong — and brings one back from the dead", Interview with Chris Claremont at ComixMix News, The Jean Grey Podcast: Jean Grey and the Dark Phoenix Saga as a metaphor, discussed academically, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jean_Grey&oldid=991372340, Fictional characters from New York (state), Fictional characters with fire or heat abilities, Marvel Comics characters who have mental powers, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2016, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2012, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2013, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2009, Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from March 2015, Articles to be expanded from September 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 18:33. The Fantastic Four intercept Cyclops' team, where Sue Storm traps Jean in a force field, rendering her a mere spectator. He then telepathically brands his name to her mind when she refused and asks him his name. It began corrupting her, culminating in The Dark Phoenix Saga, in which she consumed a star and killed a planet as a result. Claremont revealed that his and Cockrum's motivation for Jean Grey's transformation into Phoenix was to create "the first female cosmic hero". [volume & issue needed], In the original Marvel Mangaverse X-Men and X-Men Ronin stories, Jean is a powerful telepath and telekinetic and calls herself Marvel Girl, but she also has access to the Phoenix Force. The idea that this was the “real” Jean and the other was a copy was a way of absolving her of Dark Phoenix’s atrocities, but the lines between these two seemingly separate characters would blur down the line.  The team's adventures continued throughout the series, culminating in the line-wide "Inferno" crossover. , Jean is later kidnapped by the Shi'ar and placed on trial for the destruction done by the Phoenix Force years earlier in a 2014 crossover story line The Trial of Jean Grey.  She and Scott both recognize their romantic relationship is over, due to the revelations. [volume & issue needed], On the Exiles's second mission lands them in the middle of an alternative reality Dark Phoenix Saga. Jean's discovery of the psychic affair results in a confrontation between her and Emma, though ultimately Jean realizes that Emma truly loves him. As a result, Shooter ordered that Claremont and Byrne rewrite issue #137 to explicitly place in the story both a consequence and an ending commensurate with the enormity of Phoenix's actions. [volume & issue needed] The miniseries depicts the lead characters in near-nudity. Christiansen, Jeff; Sullivan, Mike (2010). She was also "resurrected" by Sinister and began displaying Phoenix Force powers, known in this reality as "Mutant Alpha" abilities. , She was ranked third in Comics Buyer's Guide's 100 Sexiest Women in Comics list.. However, after dying, the younger Jean found herself somehow in the White Hot Room despite not being a Phoenix host. Werner tells Scott that he was attracted to Jean, although he had thought that she was male.  She and her team also leave the Jean Grey School for mutants and go to Cyclops's school, where she forms a reluctant friendship with Emma Frost as she trains her psychic abilities. Weapon X rescues her, but not before Sinister extracted her DNA and combined it with that of Cyclops to engineer the perfect mutant, X-Man.  After returning to New York, Jean works closely with Reed Richards to help build up defenses against Onslaught as well as to help create the psionic armor that could block Xavier's telepathic powers as seen in the Xavier Protocols. However, both Salicrup and Byrne had strong feelings against how powerful Phoenix had become, feeling that she drew too much focus in the book. , The adult Jean returns to using her original Marvel Girl codename and wore her second green-and-yellow Marvel Girl costume. The Phoenix Force, as Jean Grey, emerges in a new costume and adopts the new codename "Phoenix", with immense cosmic powers. Horrified by the truth, Magneto surrenders, and Cyclops executes him with his optic blast. [volume & issue needed], In What If #27, Jean Grey was not the last X-Man standing during the fight with the Imperial Guard and was successfully 'lobotomised', remaining with the X-Men as mansion staff, eventually re-manifesting her powers when a mission to aid the Shi'ar forced the X-Men to fight Galactus so that Jean could drive him away. She turns on Sinister and incinerates him. Matt Fraction (w), Greg Land (p), Jay Leisten (i). , Learning of her true identity and purpose as a clone created by Mister Sinister drove her completely insane and she plans to sacrifice Nathan Christopher to achieve greater power and unleash literal Hell on Earth.  It is revealed later, however, that the victim was in fact Anne-Marie Rankin, whom Jean switched places with in order to collect the millions Anne-Marie was to inherit. But it still counts! When she reaches her destination, the Silver Surfer arrives to warn her but she pushes on to find Heaven. Phoenix continues her life as Jean Grey with the other X-Men, joining them on missions and saving the universe. It seems at a young age she has a thing for Cyclops but tells him to wait 20 years. After feeling the love from the X-Men, the Phoenix relents and returns with Jean back to the White Hot Room. The character has been known under the aliases Marvel Girl, Phoenix, and Dark Phoenix.  Her flirtations with Logan are explored more in-depth in the first few issues of the title, and she confesses shortly after Logan's death that she loved him. "The Ties That Bind", Chris Claremont (w), Dave Cockrum (p), Frank Chiaramonte (i). Images: Marvel Comics / Twentieth Century Fox, The Many Deaths And Resurrections Of X-MEN’s Jean Grey, Alpha will be closing on March 31. She had an older sister, Sara Grey-Bailey. She then dies when she is tackled off the roof of a building by Robert Halloway. You may have loved it.