) is a fictional mutant
villain in the Marvel Comics
universe. He was first introduced as a member of the Mutant Liberation Front
in New Mutants
#86, after Rob Liefeld
took over as the penciller of the series. Forearm has always been a mainstay on the terrorist group's roster, even staying through leader change and surviving incarceration.
Fictional character biography
Forearm was one of the founding members of the terrorist
organization known as the Mutant Liberation Front (or MLF). One of their first missions under the leadership of Stryfe
was to liberate the incarcerated New Mutants
. They broke them out of prison and the pair joined the MLF out of confusion (and, as later evidence showed, neural implants kept them there).The New Mutants
#87 (March 1990) Forearm continued to be a mainstay in the team's ventures, including fighting Wolverine
and other heroes.
Under the leadership of Cable
the New Mutants became the paramilitary
organization known as X-Force
, and began to be more aggressive in their campaigns. In one such mission X-Force discovers a hidden MLF base and, while fighting Forearm, Reaper
and other members of the team, nearly lose their lives when Stryfe orders the destruction of the base.
Later, Garrison Kane
stumbles upon Forearm, Wildside
, and Sumo
in the Canadian
mountains and, after a brief scuffle, follows them through their teleportation portal
, where he is... Read More