111 Facts About Emma Frost


Emma Grace Frost is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with the X-Men.

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Emma Frost, known as the White Queen, has evolved from a supervillain and foe of the X-Men, to becoming a superhero, one of the X-Men's most central members and leaders.

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Emma Frost is an urbane telepath with a well-noted dry wit.

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Emma Frost was specifically inspired by Emma Peel, played by actress Diana Rigg, who famously dons a provocative corset, collar, and boots and becomes the "Queen of Sin".

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Emma Frost created Emma's secondary mutation – a super strong diamond form – as a replacement for Colossus' powers and added her to the cast.

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Under Joss Whedon and John Cassaday, Emma Frost was featured in the third volume of Astonishing X-Men.

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Emma Frost was a major character in the ongoing series, specifically during its third arc, "Torn, " in which the authenticity of her allegiance to the X-Men was explored.

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Emma Frost frequently made guest appearances in other Marvel titles, New X-Men in particular.

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However, the short-lived Emma Frost series depicted Frost's early years differently, having her leave home and attend college.

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Emma Frost is approached by Professor X and Moira MacTaggert to join a new team of X-Men along with other characters introduced in the series.

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Emma Frost was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to the wealthy Winston and Hazel Frost.

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Emma Frost is the third of four children: her siblings are named Christian, Adrienne, and Cordelia.

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Emma Frost obtains no emotional support from her parents or her sisters, but gets along with her brother Christian.

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At her school, Emma Frost is ruthlessly bullied by her peers but finds support in teacher, Ian Kendall.

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When her telepathic powers manifest, Emma Frost is able to read the minds of others and glean information.

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Emma Frost becomes a tutor to the other students and Ian recommends her to be a teacher, something Emma Frost's father refuses.

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Intrigued by her actions, Winston offers her the family fortune but Emma Frost rejects his offer and decides to make her own way in life.

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Emma Frost learns that he owes a large amount of money to a local mobster named Lucien.

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Emma Frost takes the ransom money and enrolls in Empire State University.

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Emma Frost later learns that Astrid has been secretly manipulating events.

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Emma Frost is later invited to the Hellfire Club, an underground elite society.

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Emma Frost discovers the plans of Edward Buckman and Steven Lang to destroy all mutants.

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Emma Frost kills Buckman and the Council of the Chosen, then – along with Shaw – takes control of the Hellfire Club, setting themselves up as Lords Cardinal of the Inner Circle of the Hellfire Club.

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Emma Frost becomes the chairman of the board of trustees and headmistress of the Massachusetts Academy, a school for mutants which serves as a counterpoint to Charles Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.

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Emma Frost engages Phoenix in a psychic battle in which she is overpowered and on the verge of being killed.

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Emma Frost offers her assistance in telepathically restoring them to their former selves.

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Emma Frost then coerces their headmaster Magneto into allowing them to join the Massachusetts Academy.

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Emma Frost is overcome with grief and guilt when she discovers that her students are indeed dead, and briefly becomes suicidal.

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Emma Frost quickly develops feelings for him but Cyclops initially rejects her advances.

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Scott confronts Jean and demands that she read his mind; Jean finally complies, only to discover that Scott and Emma Frost never engaged in any physical contact, though Emma Frost had offered it.

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Revived, Emma Frost is able to name her attempted murderer – Esme of the Stepford Cuckoos, who had mind-controlled fellow student Angel Salvadore into shooting Emma Frost in her single flaw with a diamond bullet, under the direction of Xorn.

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Emma Frost becomes co-headmistress with Cyclops and adviser to a new team of Hellions.

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Emma Frost develops an antagonistic relationship with fellow teacher Kitty Pryde and the alternate reality daughter of Jean and Cyclops, Rachel Grey a truce is reached when Frost offers to help Rachel hone her telepathic abilities.

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Emma Frost keeps in telepathic contact with Kitty, trying to reassure her, even offering to psionically sedate her.

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Emma Frost defends the X-Men from the Marauders and the telepathy of Sinister and Exodus.

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Emma Frost is last seen with Cyclops' team of X-Men looking for Cable and then tracking down the Marauders with the Cuckoos.

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Emma Frost expresses doubts about whether or not she deserves to be an X-Man, only to have veteran X-Man Wolverine assure her that she has earned her place on the team.

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The Cuckoos tell Cyclops Emma Frost is dead, unaware that Emma Frost's telepathic mind is continuing to battle the psychic team of Skrulls.

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Emma Frost makes a pact with him, seducing Shaw and using her telepathy to make Namor believe she has executed him, while secretly telepathically incapacitating Shaw.

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Emma Frost has a vision telling her to prepare for future events involving the Phoenix Force and eventually breaks free.

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Emma Frost is appointed by Norman Osborn to lead his new team of "Dark X-Men".

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Meanwhile, Emma Frost discovers that Osborn is working with the Dark Beast, torturing apprehended mutants and feeding their powers into a machine that empowers Weapon Omega.

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Emma Frost extends an invitation to Cloak and Dagger to join the true X-Men as they teleport to the newly created island base Utopia.

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Emma Frost is forced to remain in Diamond Form in order to prevent the sliver of the Void from utilizing her omega level psychic abilities.

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Additionally, Selene is angry over Emma Frost using the Black Queen moniker when she was leading the Dark X-Men.

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Once Selene's inner circle appears on Utopia Emma Frost recognizes Blink and stops Wolverine from killing Wither.

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Emma Frost recognizes that the threat will not end until Selene and her inner circle are permanently stopped, and orders X-Force to travel to Necrosha and kill them all, including Wither.

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When Rogue becomes aware that she has an empathic connection to Hope, she contacts Emma Frost for help, Emma Frost finds that the bond is not telepathic in nature.

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Emma Frost takes part in the battle on the Golden Gate Bridge and watches with concern as Hope manifests the Phoenix Force energy signature.

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Emma Frost reveals to Cyclops that she had a psychic affair with Namor.

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Emma Frost is taken into custody by the Avengers and survives an assassination attempt by members of the Purifiers.

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Emma Frost is rescued from prison by Cyclops and Magneto, but it is revealed that her time as a Phoenix has rendered her telepathy erratic at best.

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Emma Frost trained in secret and regained full control over her telepathy.

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Emma Frost continued as acting tutor for the Stepford Cuckoos and Jean Grey in the use of their powers.

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Since then Emma Frost had been projecting an illusion of him to everyone else as a means of declaring war against the Inhumans in Scott's name.

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Emma Frost wasted no time and began to prepare for a war with the Inhumans by making alliances with various teams of X-Men, with the last being Storm's X-Haven.

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Emma Frost declares war on the Inhumans when Beast reports that the Terrigen cloud will soon saturate and render earth as completely uninhabitable for mutants, believing they have no time to attempt negotiation.

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Emma Frost is later shown in a secret base donning a helmet that is a combination of Cyclops' and Magneto's in preparation for her next move, as she is wanted and on the run from both the Inhumans and the X-Men for her actions since Cyclops' death.

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Emma Frost is using Xorn as her puppet ruler and controlling him with her telepathy.

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Later Emma approached Iceman in order to request his help to save her brother Christian from their abusive father, however as they arrive at the Frost Mansion, they find that Christian is perfectly fine.

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Emma Frost maintains her suspicions, which are ultimately confirmed when she finds the dead body of her father.

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Emma Frost assumes the role of the Hellfire Club's Black King, including a new darker outfit, and explaining in a letter to the X-Men that she intended to fix the broken world for mutants in her own way by taking control of the Hellfire Club.

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Emma Frost is a mutant of enormous telepathic ability, and is capable of transforming into an organic diamond state with enhanced strength and durability which suppresses her telepathy.

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Emma Frost has been classified as an "Omega-Class telepath", capable of extraordinary psionic feats, including the telepathic standards of: broadcasting and receiving thoughts, mind-control, altering perceptions and memories, psychic shielding, astral projection, mind switching, brain engram modification, mental sedation, mental paralysis, induction of mental pain, projection of psionic force bolts or blast waves, and psionic lightning.

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Emma Frost is able to boost or activate a mutant's powers through accessing their brain's neurological pathways, and can communicate across global distances unaided.

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Emma Frost's abilities have been stated to rival those of Charles Xavier himself.

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Emma Frost has been referred to as a "psi of the highest order", been ranked among the five most skilled telepaths on the planet, demonstrated the ability to stalemate Exodus, and overcome telepaths classified as potentially capable of producing unlimited psionic energy through greater experience and skill.

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At the moment of the destruction of Genosha, Emma Frost manifested a secondary mutation giving her the ability to transform her body into organic diamond.

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Emma Frost is numbed from emotion, pain and empathy, impervious to cold, and resistant to heat in this form.

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Emma Frost has been shown to manhandle Warpath, and has sent Lady Mastermind flying through a wall with a single punch.

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Emma Frost has a gifted intellect with college degrees in multiple fields, including a Bachelor of Science in education with a minor in Business Administration from the prominent Marvel Universe's Empire State University.

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Emma Frost is well versed in medical disciplines such as neurology, biochemistry, pathophysiology and genetics.

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Additionally, Emma Frost has been shown to bootstrap her own brain chemistry to counter a neurotoxin.

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On occasion, it has been hinted that Emma Frost is a latent telekinetic.

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Additionally, Emma Frost has made investments in oil companies, Stark Industries, Wakandan Airways, Ben Nishmura's gamma research, Reed Richards' patent for unstable molecules and Cummings Aeronautics helicarrier project.

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Additionally, Emma Frost considers high-heeled footwear as vital to her attire, and has demonstrated balance and proficiency with them in hand-to-hand combat.

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Emma Frost has to maintain a careful balance between her fashion sensibilities and being on the battlefield as this has on one occasion hindered her mobility on mountainous terrain.

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Meanwhile when Emma Frost is faced with a moral dilemma there is a much greater possibility that she will abandon heroics for villainy.

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Emma Frost has always looked after herself and carefully manipulated the environment around her to her advantage.

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Emma Frost is someone who has understood the multi-faceted nature of power and how it is essential in defining one's place in the world.

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Emma Frost has always been a character looking to make an impact and she has across the past 30 years of X-Men comics.

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Emma Frost is remarkable because nobody—fan nor creator nor Marvel management—will ever say, “No, you are wrong for thinking that this character has been designed to imply eroticism.

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The fact that both Jean Grey and Emma Frost are psychics with the ability to make others conform to their wishes, powers they more commonly use on men than women, further asserts that this is work in which men submit to women that stand for ideals beyond physical beauty, as Petrarch wrote about in his sonnets.

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Emma Frost's fashion is always over the top, and makes a statement, but it's all part of her image.

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Emma Frost is rarely portrayed as a purely negative character – she's just as invested in the good of mutantkind as anyone in the X-Men, and she's ultimately ashamed of her pettiness and vanity.

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Emma Frost now serves with the X-Men and has even become headmistress of the Xavier Institute.

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Emma Frost has recently sided with Norman Osborn when the latter created the Dark X-Men.

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That's no small feat considering the moral morass that Emma Frost was dropped into thanks to an unearned villain turn way back during IvX.

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Rather than try to redeem Emma Frost or reduce her to a simple villain, Williams has Emma Frost walk her own path, making use of her gifts in intelligent and subtle ways to position herself a major player in the mutant world.

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How the various emotional avatars within our Omega-Level mutant's mind interact with Jean and Emma Frost are probably the most compelling part of this issue from a storytelling standpoint.

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Emma Frost had the portions of her brain that granted her telepathy removed in order to join the ranks of the council.

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Emma Frost appears in Age of Ultron as one of the few superpowered humans hiding in the tunnels beneath Central Park.

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Emma Frost sold her telepathic abilities in services of mutant leaders and was eventually approached by Jubilee and Magneto to save Wolverine, who was mind-wiped by the Hellfire Club's Red Queen, Psylocke.

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Emma Frost managed to restore Logan's mind and joined Magneto and Jubilee in defeating Psylocke and the Hellfire Club's plans for world domination.

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In Earth-889, a steampunk era, Emmeline Emma Frost leads the "X-Society" which consists of herself, Scott, Beast, and Logan.

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Emma Frost consistently refuses Scott's proposals of marriage citing class differences and her desire to avoid "tedious scandal".

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Emma Frost later reappears in the Astonishing X-Men story "Exalted".

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Emma Frost is one of many mutants captured across different universes by a deluded version of Charles Xavier known as Savior.

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Emma Frost, while using a wheelchair, served as the heroes' chief means of communication by using her telepathy, since all other forms of communication were monitored by the Vi-Locks.

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Emma Frost is later sought after by Wolverine and reminded of the true reality by Layla Miller.

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Only those heroes shielded by Doctor Strange's magic and Emma Frost's telepathy remembered the events of House of M after reality was restored.

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Emma Frost is one of the few people who knows Peter Parker's identity as Spider-Man and grows interested in him.

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Emma Frost reveals that she had caused everything in an attempt to break him and Chat up, feeling that she could neither date Peter while he was with Chat, nor could she spend time with Chat like she used to.

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Emma Frost makes up with Chat, who still believes her to be good, and allows herself to be arrested, while Peter and Chat go on a date.

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Emma Frost sends her lover Black Bolt to save Logan and Hawkeye from a Venom-possessed Savage Land Tyrannosaurus.

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Emma Frost mentions having issues with her mother, as well as being upset about Scott choosing Jean over her.

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Emma Frost kills Ord, destroys the Breakworld, and confronts the X-Men, killing Beast.

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Emma Frost reveals her fear that Jean will proceed to take everything—including Scott—away from her now that she has returned.

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Teenaged version of Emma Frost appears as Sebastian Shaw's girlfriend and one of the students at the Worthington Academy, a school for mutants shown in the X-Campus limited series.

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Emma Frost remains on a team of X-Men with Graymalkin, Wolverine, Anole and an incapacitated and greatly aged Ink, whom she often hopes will speak.

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Old Man Logan incarnation of Emma Frost appears in the Marvel's Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord podcast, voiced by Vanessa Williams.

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