Magistrates (comics)

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Magistrates
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Uncanny X-Men #235 (October 1988)
Created by Chris Claremont
In-story information
Type of organization Law enforcement
Base(s) Genosha
Leader(s) Chief Magistrate Tam Anderson
Agent(s) Gunshot
Havok
Press Gang

The Magistrates are a fictional police force appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They operate in the fictional nation of Genosha.

Publication history[edit]

The Magistrates were created by Chris Claremont and debuted in Uncanny X-Men #235 (October 1988).

Fictional team history[edit]

Before Magneto came into power, the Genoshan government operated a notorious militia known as the Magistrates. They hunted down any who attempted to escape. The Magistrates were equipped with highly advanced weaponry, battle suits, and assault vehicles. The oppression was so brutal that when the Magistrates seized control over the government, it sparked spontaneous uprising among the Mutates across the island.

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