George Tanaka

    Character » George Tanaka appears in 8 issues.

    Adoptive father of Opal Tanaka, former girlfriend of the X-Man, Iceman.

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    The adoptive father of Opal Tanaka, one time girlfriend of Iceman, Bobby Drake of the X-Men.


    Created by Louise Simonson.

    Major Story Arcs

    George Tanaka is the distant cousin to Shizuko who fell in love and conceived a child with the heir to the Tatsuo Clan. To protect her daughter Opal from her grandfather, Shizuko entrusted George and his wife Rita Tanaka to adopt her, bringing her to the United States.

    Searching for Opal
    Searching for Opal

    He assisted X-Factor in their search for Opal when she was abducted by the Lord Tatsuo, her grandfather who intended her to marry one of his Cyburai to keep the criminal empire within the family.

    Alternate Universes

    George Tanaka exists in the X-Factor Forever Universe, identical to the character found in Marvel 616.


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