), which in Spanish means either "the Handsome One" is a fictional mutant character from the Marvel Universe who first appeared in X-Statix
Fictional character biography
Robbie was initially a stuntman for X-Statix: The Movie
, a fictionalized account of the popular team's exploits. He was formally recruited after he saved the team from Sharon Ginsberg, a dangerous mutant who blamed X-Statix for the amputation of her wings. He utilizes his sentient skateboard in this incident. The team thought his youth and good looks would give them a much-needed fresh face, and Vivisector
in particular was attracted to him.
It is initially difficult for Robbie to adjust to the devil-may-care, Hollywood
lifestyle of his teammates. Though he tries to remain faithful to his human girlfriend, Consuela, he eventually has a tryst with two models that was secretly filmed by Doop
and sold to the tabloids. Consuela leaves him and, unfortunately for Robbie, the sentient skateboard fancies her and took revenge by beating Robbie severely. Robbie, who prides himself on his good looks, could only helplessly cry, "Not the face!" as he was attacked.
One of El Guapo's first missions involves rescuing Henrietta Hunter
, a group of foreign assassins. However, El Guapo had been personally sweet-talked by the team's owner, Spike Freeman
(who was temporarily imprisoned by the team), into possibly betraying the team and killing Hunter in the heat of... Read More