Golden Child (comics)

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Paul Patterson
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Marvel Team-Up vol. 3 #1
In-story information
Alter ego Paul Patterson
Species Human Mutant
Notable aliases Golden Boy
Abilities Energy manipulation

Paul Patterson, a.k.a. Golden Child, is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe whose first appearance was in Marvel Team-Up vol. 3 #1.

Fictional character biography[edit]

A former student from Midtown High School, he accidentally killed his father when his powers manifested, however he actually enjoyed it and began slaying homeless people.[1] He was discovered by Spider-Man and Wolverine but vanished in an explosion when Wolverine disrupted his power by stabbing him in the arm with a claw.[2] He next reappeared and encountered the Hulk and was captured by a version of Tony Stark from an alternate reality, who sought to use him to return to his home dimension.[volume & issue needed] He once again vanished when X-23 stabbed him but reappeared next to the Wendigo.[volume & issue needed]

Paul lost his mutant powers after the M-Day.[3]


  1. ^ Marvel Team-Up vol. 3 #1
  2. ^ Marvel Team-Up vol. 3 #2
  3. ^ New Avengers vol. 1 #18

External links[edit]

  • Paul Patterson at the Appendix to the Handbook of the Marvel Universe