Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier) is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the twin brother of Aurora. Through his mutation, Northstar gains superhuman powers, which he uses for the betterment of society. Although originally a member of Alpha Flight, a fictional team of Canadian superhumans, Northstar is later portrayed as a member of the X-Men. He is one of the first openly gay superheroes in American comic books, and the first openly gay character to come out in a book published by Marvel Comics. He married his partner, Kyle Jinadu, in Astonishing X-Men #51, published June 27, 2012.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 8-A

Name: Jean-Paul Beaubier, Northstar

Origin: Marvel Comics

Gender: Male

Age: Late 20s to early 40s

Classification: Human Mutant

Powers and Abilities: Can control and manipulate kinetic energy as well as his molecules to grant super speed, reflexes, durability, regeneration, light generation, concussive blasts, and flight, is also a skilled martial artist

Attack Potency: Multi-City Block level (Comparable to Quicksilver and Speed Demon)

Speed: FTL (Listed as swifter than Quicksilver)

Lifting Strength: Peak Human

Striking Strength: Multi-City Block Class

Durability: Multi-City Block level

Stamina: High

Range: Melee range, several kilometers with light and blast

Standard Equipment: Nothing notable

Intelligence: Intelligent combatant, was also a teacher at the Xavier Institute

Weaknesses: Early version could only generate light when in contact with his twin sister Aurora, at his higher speeds he can severely damage both himself and the environment

Other: This profile covers the Marvel 616 version of Northstar

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