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What IS Cable's mutant power, anyway? Guns?
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Yes, I believe Liefeld's original concept documents for Cable refer to his power as "biggest gun-having." Whether his spontaneous generation of backpacks and ammo belts is part of this we still do not know.
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What IS Cable's mutant power, anyway? Guns?
Pretty much the same as Jean Grey's, but dialed way back because he mostly uses it to keep from getting eaten alive by the techno-organic virus. At least that was the case until a few years ago. Now someone fucked with the timestream somehow and made his powers instead be that he has limited precognition and no telepathy/telekinesis.
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Old 05-27-2016, 01:59 PM
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If I recall my Marvel Trading Cards Series and/or Wizard Magazine character summaries, Cable would have had Phoenix-level telekinesis if he wasn't devoting so much of his mental energy to managing that.

Which is why the only indication there was about him being psychic was that one eye sometimes glowed.
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Old 05-27-2016, 02:03 PM
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Knowin' about Cable's techno-virus really brings a whole new level of tension to that classic X-Force bath sequence:



Displaced in time and constantly staving off death with psychic powers, yet still coming with those sexy zingers. Oh Cable, you rascal!
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Was Domino an actual character before Liefeld, as well? Because I seem to recall her power was basically "lots of guns", too.

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Old 05-27-2016, 02:19 PM
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I believe her power was that she was unexpectedly lucky.

But, unlike other characters who have that as a power, like Longshot or Scarlet Witch, she only ever used it to shoot guns.
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I mean, it's Liefield so it's probably intentional, but knees? Knees are important.
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I mean, it's Liefield so it's probably intentional, but knees? Knees are important.
Is that why Domino has approximately four of them?

And going by perspective, she's helluva taller than Cable. Maybe that's why she's leaning against the water and has pushed him all the way to the edge of that massive tub.
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And going by perspective, she's helluva taller than Cable. Maybe that's why she's leaning against the water and has pushed him all the way to the edge of that massive tub.
He had to come to the past to truly be the little spoon
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There were actually some surprises in this. I didn't realize that Jean Grey was about average in terms of deaths/resurrections/fakeouts.
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