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Apocalypse Twins by Jimmy Cheung
|First appearance||Uncanny Avengers #5 (May 2013)|
|Created by||Rick Remender and Olivier Coipel|
|Alter ego||Uriel and Eimin Worthington|
Uriel: Flight, Energy Razors, ChronokinesisEimin: Flight, Acid Generation, Chronokinetic Augmentation , Time-Space Synesthesia
The Apocalypse Twins are two supervillains from Marvel Comics.
Fictional character biographies
The Twins reappeared in the modern era, when Genocide: Son of Apocalypse contacted a Celestial Gardener. He hoped to receive the Death Seed and replace Apocalypse as Archangel had. As the Gardener judged him worthy, Uriel and Eimin appeared. Using the axe Jarnbjorn, Uriel killed the Celestial and together defeated Genocide's forces.
During the Age of Ultron storyline, Kang the Conqueror took the Apocalypse Twins as teenagers from their time in the concentration camps to the timeline which was accidentally created by Wolverine when he killed Henry Pym to prevent the creation of Ultron. Kang the Conqueror gave the Apocalypse Twins the mission to kill Colonel America. They failed, but end up murdering Havok and his wife Rogue. Kang the Conqueror sent them back to the concentration camps.
Powers and abilities
Like his father, Uriel has two sets of back mounted metal wings that can generate and fire razor sharp blades of energy. He can bend space and time within a certain radius, create a pocket dimension of accelerated years and release waves of artificial time to instantly kill victims. These latter powers are not related to his mutation but of unknown origin, although presumably given by Kang. Uriel wields in battle the mystic axe Jarnbjorn, Thor's old weapon. Uriel seemingly died in Uncanny Avengers #16 but was revealed to have the timeline changed to altered.
Eimin is a mutant, possessing two sets of magical metal wings which are able to fire globes of highly potent acid. By unknown means, her natural abilities are "intertwined" with the temporal powers of Kang, causing those afflicted by her acid to be trapped in eternal agony as it burns them alive. As a child, under orders of Ahab, her eyes are removed by her brother slashing her face with his wings as punishment for trying to escape a Red Onslaught prison camp for mutants. As a "gift" from Kang, she is given a type of time-space synesthesia that allows her to see visions of possible futures when listening to music. Despite this, she functions as well as any sighted person, even engaging in combat, flight, and aiming her poison spheres.
- Uncanny X-Force #18 (February 2012)
- Uncanny Avengers #5 (May 2013)
- Uncanny Avengers #7 (June 2013)
- Uncanny Avengers #8AU (July 2013)
- Uncanny Avengers #9