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  Mutant (fictional) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With most mutant powers manifesting at puberty and the large number of young mutants who are rejected by their families, mutation parallels the realization that many young gay people have of their homosexuality in their teen years and the rejection and ostracization from family they experience.
Morrison also introduced the idea of the growing mutant youth population developing a subculture with mutant bands and fashions, and the subsequent adoption of that subculture by rebellious non-mutant youth, the latter being similar to the concept of a wigger.
Mutants such as the Scarlet Witch and her brother Quicksilver for example, who incidentally are Magneto's children, haven't received the same treatment as other mutants have by the majority of the ordinary human population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mutant_(fictional)   (2839 words)

 Mutant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In an organism or individual, the new character or trait may or may not be trivial, may occasionally be beneficial, but will usually result in either a genetic disorder or have no phenotypic effect whatsoever.
Another unusual mutant is the "chimera", with two sets of DNA; during development, the egg splits in two and merges again.
This may involve the use of a random genetic screen, a specific 'gene knockout' or transgenesis (the transfer of genetic material from one organism to another).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mutant   (347 words)

 Mutant - Marvel Universe
Although mutant powers vary greatly, the most common mutant powers are: telepathy, flight, the ability to project energy, an accelerated healing factor, and enhanced strength, agility or senses.
Mutants are supposedly the next stage in human evolution and are often called "homo superior" (Homo sapiens superior) as opposed to "homo sapiens" (Homo sapiens sapiens), althought the supervillain Vargas who also seems to be born with his powers (even if he lacks the mutant gene) claims to be a representative of the Homo superior.
In the science fiction novel, A Canticle for Leibowitz, mutants are the result of a nuclear war.
marvel.wikia.com /wiki/Mutant   (2569 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) are a fictional group of four anthropomorphic turtle brothers, who, as one might infer from the name, are also teenagers, mutants and ninjas.
In animation, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are four wise-cracking, teenaged, pizza-scarfing cartoon turtles who fight the forces of evil from their neighborhood sewer hangout.
The first film, simply titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, closely follows the Eastman and Laird original graphic novels, with a little of the fun of the cartoons; it is one of the top-grossing independent films ever made in America.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Teenage_Mutant_Ninja_Turtles   (3404 words)

 Science fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
'''Science fiction''' is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology upon society and persons as individuals.
Main article: Hard Science fiction "Hard" SF is concerned with the "hard sciences" and speculation on future technological developments; it tends to remain strictly within the bounds of the theoretically possible at the time of writing.
The premiere literary awards of Science fiction, the Hugo Awards, are awarded by members of the annual Worldcon, which is almost entirely run by fan volunteers; the other major Science fiction literary award is the Nebula.
science-fiction.iqnaut.net   (3521 words)

 Agent Bishop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agent John Bishop is a fictional character in the 2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series, played by actor David Zen Mansley.
He is the head of the fl ops Earth Protection Force (E.P.F.), and has dedicated his life to accomplishing the first goal of the agency, which is to protect Earth from extraterrestrial threaths.
Bishop is an accomplished martial artist, able to hold his own even when fighting all four of the turtles simultaneously using a mostly-defensive fighting style.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agent_Bishop   (627 words)

 University of Oregon Gaming Club
Each player picks a mutant power for his Claydonian, but does not have to declare it to the other players until the first time it is successfully used.
Mutant powers that affect the Claydonian's physical body (like Bite, Bowl or Poke) often do damage "based on appearance." This means that the players and/or the Clay Master decide on just how bad the attack looks, and assign damage accordingly.
While a Twisted Mutant could conceivably also be an Anti-Mutant, and a victorious Anti-Mutant is free to take an extra mutation, an Anti-Mutant may NEVER have the mutation Frenzy.
gladstone.uoregon.edu /~gaming/archive_claydonia.html   (3743 words)

 Mutant Message from Forever - Marlo Morgan - 1998
While the second book was clearly labeled fictional the author made claims about the involvement of Aborigines in writing of this book that are challenged and considered lies by many Aborigines.
I believe that it is despising to publish a book as "real and factual account" when in reality it is fictional as she did with her first book.
She finds ways to help her race and amongst other things starts a program to try to bring Aborigines from abroad back to Austrialia, for US Aboriginal prisoners to be brought back to Austrialia and judged by an Austrialian tribal court.
manfred.pfluegl.at /PhilosophizeWithManfred/MutantMessageFromForever_MarloMorgan_030701.htm   (1312 words)

 X-23 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
She is a clone of Wolverine and, with the publication of select issues of NYX and Uncanny X-Men by Marvel Comics in 2004, the character was brought into the regular Marvel Universe, much like the character Harley Quinn of DC Comics or Marvel's own Firestar.
Twenty-two times their attempts were unsuccessful; the sample's Y chromosome was too severely damaged to create a viable clone, and the embryos perished before reaching the first month of development.
I theorized that Weapon X was not just a mutant but also the first of a new species.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/X-23   (2009 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Mutant (fictional)
However, typical bigotry and xenophobia are also given as reasons for hatred of mutants and normal humans alike by some in the other group.
Senator Robert Kelly has proposed a “Mutant Registration Act,” that would force mutants to reveal their powers and identities to the federal government, similar to McCathyism and other Red Scare-era acts of Congress that effectively outlawed the American Communist Party.
Mutant is a novel by Peter Clement exporing the dangers of genetically modified foods.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Mutant_(fictional)   (1078 words)

 Leatherwood Trail - Mutant Message book
As the Mutant Message Down Under book gathered momentum throughout the world and recognition given to the author as a messenger of Aboriginal people and their culture mounted, it became imperative that a united Aboriginal voice needed to be consolidated by Dumbartung to oppose this hoax.
Marlo Morgan declares the fiction label is only to protect the innocence of the tribe that she journeyed with from any form of identification and exploitation and to protect the secret location of their sacred site.
Mutant Message Down Under was not marketed as a novel and, despite the fiction label, no one reads it as a novel.
wmuma.com /mutantmessage/mutantmessagebookreport.html   (5795 words)

 Mutant Message Down Under   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of the spiritual odyssey of an American woman in Australia.
Mutant Message Down Under recounts a unique, timely, and powerful life-enhancing message for all humankind: It is not too late to save our world from destruction if we realize that all living things, be they plants, animals, or human beings, are part of the same universal oneness.
Her first novel, Mutant Message Down Under, was a New York Tirnes bestseller for thirty-one weeks and was published in twenty-four countries.
www.ylana.com /mutant.htm   (276 words)

 Mutant New Age Messages
In 1953, French author Jean Giono wrote a totally fictional short story; but it was written in a very realistic style, as if it were a true narrative.
Eventually, to correct this misimpression (and maybe to save himself from the thousands of inquiries from people wanting to visit this miraculous region), the author wrote a letter to a French newspaper, declaring his innocence of any deception, that he was a writer of fiction, and had never represented his story as anything else.
Our path through life is so complex and paradoxical that even a fictional book, a poisonous drug, a severe accident, or encounter with a fake guru could become a positive transformative event.
www.well.com /~vamead/Mutant_New_Age_Messages_95.html   (988 words)

 Science Fiction Book Reviews
A young mutant has to decide between duty and domesticity in Marc Bilgrey's "Lucky Guesses." In "Mutant Mother from Hell," by David Bischoff, a young man with too many mutations to list needs to confront a mom with vile plans for his family jewels.
There are also a couple of stories about mutants who live cloistered in small communities, and mutants who consider themselves alone in the world, who, in the last scene, hook up with attractive partners who, surprise, turn out to be a mutants, too.
Janet Berliner’s "Interview with a Mutant" is another memorable character study, this one of a protagonist driven by compassion and duty instead.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue226/books2.html   (863 words)

 Amazon.ca: Mutant Message Down Under: Books: Marlo Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Morgan's much-hyped first novel, a fictionalized account of a "walkabout" she took in the Outback with a group of Aborigines, gains from the use of authentic detail, although the storytelling is hindered by the author's heavy New Age agenda and incessant cultural proselytizing.
Morgan has called her narrative a work of fiction to protect the identities of her Aboriginal guides, to conceal the locations of sacred places, and to let readers interpret her tale as they see fit.
Morgan states that this is a work of fiction, but makes it clear that she is casting it in a fictional format to protect the identity of the aboriginal tribe that chose her to transmit this sublime message, and that in fact this is a true story.
www.amazon.ca /Mutant-Message-Under-Marlo-Morgan/dp/0060723513   (1684 words)

 Fictional Character Information
Through science her latant mutant powers were awakend, coincidently this gave her the power to adversly affect the luck of people around her.
The mutant known as Mystique is supposively the mother of the elfish mutant X-man known as Nightcrawler.
She was the leader of the second incarnation of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants which later became known as the Freedom Force.
informationcentral0.tripod.com /id8.html   (3264 words)

 Shredder_(TMNT) - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Shredder (sometimes The Shredder) is a fictional character in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles universe.
He is a villainous ninjutsu master called Oroku Saki who, at one point or another in every incarnation of the TMNT franchise, has been the main enemy of Splinter and the Turtles.
The mutants had the intelligence of infants, but unbelievable physical strength, and Shredder acted like a father to them, twisting them to serve his purpose and destroy the Turtles.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Shredder_(TMNT)   (4533 words)

A great way to discover the work of some fearless musicians and filmmakers who may work on the margins, but aren’t afraid to take on the might of the respective industries they work in, Baldwin’s film is an important cultural document of a little-known phenomenon.
It is a world in which the US has invented a fictional enemy that has generated a reality it will not be able to defeat and which may well drive it, cornered, into the mad frustration of a global war.
When the world’s most powerful people meet amid such tight security and utter secrecy, when their meetings are not allowed to be covered by the media, and when their bodyguards’ authority overrides that of the police of the countries that host their meetings—something odd, perhaps something very sinister--is going on.
post-atomic.com   (1353 words)

 Glossary: Glossary | RPG Herald
The genre of speculative fiction includes the subgenre of fictitious alternative history, set in worlds in which history has diverged from history as it actually happened.
The basic rules provide for characters and settings that could be expected to appear in the "Wild West" genre of movies and pulp fiction, and most of the in-game action is presumed to occur in the wild frontiers of the American West, or in barely-tamed frontier towns like Tombstone, Arizona or Dodge City, Kansas.
Non-player characters populate the fictional world of the game - from the friendly innkeeper in a medieval fantasy game to a taxi driver or a netrunner (computer hacker) in a contemporay or futuristic game.
rpgherald.com /glossary   (5252 words)

 Wikinfo | Mutant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In the Marvel Universe, mutations most often come in the form of physiological modifications to allow for some capability not normally posessed by Homo sapiens, the ability to affect and control some form of matter or energy, or increased/altered mental abilities such as telekenesis, precognitive abilities, telepathy, teleportation, or the modification of others' mental processes.
Mutants also are a frquent topic in other comic books, and in many science fiction stories.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Mutant   (534 words)

 Blackwell Online - Mutant Message Down Under
Summoned by a remote tribe of nomadic Aboriginals to accompany them on a walkabout through the outback, she learns how they live and thrive in natural harmony with the plants and animals that exist in the rugged geography of the desert region.
"Mutant Message Down Under" is the gripping fictional account of the spiritual odyssey of an American woman in Australia.
"Mutant Message Down Under", an underground bestseller in its self-published edition, recounts a unique, timely and powerful message for all humankind: that it is not too late to save our world from destruction, if we learn to respect all living beings and to live in harmony with the earth.
bookshop.blackwell.co.uk /bobuk/scripts/home.jsp?action=search&type=isbn&term=1855384841&source=3246541172   (351 words)

 Mutant Reviewers from Hell do "George Lucas In Love"
This short brings us the fictional story behind the second greatest story of all time...
It wasn't that I was laughing so much that the crazy lady downstairs was pounding on my floor again ('cause I was), but that "George Lucas" is a great ode to Star Wars fandom.
In much the same way that Free Enterprise was riddled with sly in-jokes to science fiction greats that both dedicated fans and newcomers could appreciate, this short is packed with references to the Holy Trilogy that will have Wookies (from Endor) leaping up and down in gleeful rapture.
www.mutantreviewers.com /rlucas.html   (364 words)

 WeirdSpace - Encyclopedia of fictional characters
23/5-2006: Lydia O'Rourke/Misery: Telepathic mutant cyborg from Image/Top Cow.
Angelica Jones: Energy absorbing mutant from Marvel Universe 616.
Lydia O'Rourke, the telepathic mutant cyborg from Image/Top Cow.
www.weirdspace.dk   (4641 words)

 TheFourthRail.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dini is showing his animation background in Mutant, Texas, as the book really reads like the kind of thing that would be an excellent animated special.
Along with J. Bone, Dini has created a fictional corner of Texas that embodies the best of the culture, along with a character and cast that is likable whether you're a cowboy-phile or not.
Mutant, Texas is, to use the Texas vernacular, a whole mess of fun.
www.thefourthrail.com /reviews/snapjudgments/081202/mutanttexas2.shtml   (459 words)

 Wolverine is ruling fictional power player - Boston.com
Wolverine, the blade-bearing "X-Men" superhero played by Hugh Jackman, ranks as the top fictional power player, according to Entertainment Weekly.
The mutant with mutton chops stars in "X-Men: The Last Stand," which opened last week with a four-day domestic gross of $122.9 million.
Wolverine is expected to get his own spin-off film, but no details have been announced.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2006/06/03/wolverine_is_ruling_fictional_power_player   (282 words)

 Super-Vision: Welcome to Freedom City
Freedom City is a fictional metropolis somewhere on the east coast of the United States of America.
In the tradition of the great fictional comic book cities, the exact location of Freedom City is left somewhat vague in the sourcebook, allowing Gamemasters to place it anywhere they like in their own world.
Mutants & Masterminds: Lockdown (Mutants & Masterminds Sourcebook)
www.mutantsandmasterminds.com /super-vision/000234.php   (724 words)

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