The Superhero Issue

Beyond X-Men: 6 examples of real-life mutants

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Professor Xavier, Wolverine, and Rogue are not like you and me.

Instead, they are X-Men: Mutants with an "enhanced genome" and incredible abilities.

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X-men mutations are (depending on what version of their story you're reading or watching) caused by the X-gene in the mutant's DNA. Their mutant genes are what set them apart from Homo sapiens and make them Homo superiors.