29 Facts About Rictor


Rictor is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, primarily in the X-Men family of books.

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Rictor appeared in the 2017 film Logan portrayed by Jason Genao.

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Rictor remained a main character on X-Force for the duration of Nicieza's run on the series, up to the "Age of Apocalypse" event.

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In 2018, Rictor appeared as a main character in the miniseries New Mutants: Dead Souls and as a supporting character in the miniseries Shatterstar.

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Rictor is freed by X-Factor and accepted by them as a trainee member.

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Rictor becomes very emotionally attached to her as a result, later describing her as "like a sister".

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Rictor is recaptured by the Right shortly afterwards, but is again freed by X-Factor.

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When X-Factor wards Artie Maddicks and Leech are kidnapped by N'astirh's demons, Rictor joins his fellow X-Factor trainees in a mission to rescue them.

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Rictor develops romantic feelings for Wolfsbane while on the team.

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Rictor is chagrined when Cable, who he mistakes for the man who killed his father, steps in as mentor of the New Mutants.

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Rictor is captured alongside Storm, Boom Boom, Wolfsbane, and Warlock by forces of the island nation Genosha.

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Rictor joins X-Force, and aids them in saving Sunspot from Gideon.

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The characters' close relationship is shown in another story where Rictor takes Shatterstar to a nightclub to try and help him better understand humanity.

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Rictor comes back to the team when Shatterstar undergoes an identity crisis.

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The ultimate outcome of their campaign against Rictor's family is not shown, but can be assumed to be successful.

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Rictor finds Siryn after she has been attacked and kidnapped and becomes extremely mistrustful of Layla Miller.

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Quicksilver later manipulates Rictor, empowering him, in a plan to give other ex-mutants their powers.

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Rictor confronts Quicksilver again, ending up with Rictor apparently depowered one more time and the mutagenic Terrigen Crystals in Quicksilver's body destroyed.

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Rictor then informs the X-Men that the Purifiers' base extends beyond New York and all over America.

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Rictor is later escorted to the hospital where he learns that a lot of fights have been breaking out all over Mutant Town.

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Rictor is the last to learn that Rahne has left and ends up captured by Arcade when he tries to leave X-Factor.

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Rictor eventually frees himself and finds that the person who hired Arcade is Taylor, the Purifier who he tricked into letting him into their organization.

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Rictor is a mutant capable of generating and manipulating seismic energy and creating tremendously powerful waves of vibrations in any nearby object, causing objects to shatter or crumble.

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Rictor himself is immune to the harmful effects of the vibrations he creates.

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Rictor's powers are restored six years later in Avengers: The Children's Crusade.

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Physical contact with Rictor reversed the villain's Colossus-like transformation, a direct assault with Cyclops-like optic blasts had no effect, and an Iceman-style ice construct melted around Rictor.

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In early comics featuring Rictor and Shatterstar together, there was a persistent subtext that the two were in a relationship together.

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X-Force writer Jeph Loeb hinted that Shatterstar had romantic feelings for Rictor and was planning on making the two a couple, but he left the title before this could happen.

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Rictor was part of the "X-23" program of the Transigen Project that created Laura and is the leader of a group of children who escaped Dr Zander Rice and the Reavers.

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