Character » Lockup appears in 21 issues.

    A mutant with the power to paralyze others that was turned into a Brood by Harry Palmer, a human turned Brood, and would come into conflict with the X-Men.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Lockup last edited by AltheusDaetalos on 04/17/22 12:41PM View full history


    Lockup was a mutant that was infected by the Brood when they attempted to invade Earth. A paramedic named Harry Palmer was implanted with a Queen egg and started infecting mutants to create a Brood force with abilities to rival the X-Men. Numerous mutants were infected including Lockup, Brickbat, Tension, Temptress, Blindside, Dive-Bomber, Spitball and Whiphand.

    Lockup would paralyze Wolverine with his touch but is forced to retreat when Brickbat and Dive-Bomber are killed in battle. Lockup would later battle the X-Men outside an amphitheater but is killed when a collapsing wall crushes him and Spitball.


    Lockup was created by Chris Claremont and Marc Silvestri in 1988 and first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #232.

    Powers & Abilities

    Lockup can temporarily paralyze a person with his touch. Having been infected by the Brood, Lockup was granted fangs, claws, and a degree of enhanced strength like all Brood.


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