The Stepford Cuckoos

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Real Names
Celeste Cuckoo, Esme Cuckoo, Irma "Mindee" Cuckoo, Phoebe Cuckoo, Sophie Cuckoo
First Appearance
New X-Men (Vol. 1) #118 (November, 2001)
Creators
Grant Morrison, Ethan Van Sciver
Team Affliations
Weapon Plus, Corsairs, X-Men, Brotherhood of Mutants (Esme
Aliases
Three-in-One, Five-in-One, Thousand-in-One, Weapon XIV (Units 1 to 5)
Base of Operations
Salem Centre, New York
Powers
Telepathic hive-like super-mind, telekinesis, flawless diamond form impervious to destruction or emotion
Skills and Abilities
Mental training and willpower
Paraphenalia
None

The Stepford Cuckoos are a group of psychic quintuplets in the Marvel Universe and students of Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.

Origin[edit | edit source]

Bioengineered by Weapon Plus, the Stepford Cuckoos were born a quasi-gestalt psychic force and ended up joining the Xavier Institute as students who were their own clique.

Biography[edit | edit source]

When mad scientist Dr. John Sublime had the powerful psychic X-Man Emma Frost in a comatose state, he took advantage of the situation and harvested eggs from her to experiment on.  Sublime was also a part of the Weapon Plus program, and had begun cloning Frost in an attempt to create a powerful gestalt telepathic force that could kill every mutant on Earth.  The clones were designated Weapon XIV and were kept in The World, an underground Weapon Plus facility.  Thousands of clones were created by five were aged to teenagehood and sent to join and infiltrate the Xavier Institute, a school for mutants.

In other media[edit | edit source]

The director of the X-Men films claims that a trio of similar girls who were seen in the background in the third film were them.

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