John Grey (Marvel)
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John Grey is the father of founding X-Men member, Jean Grey. John was employed as a history professor at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. During the Inferno storyline, John was temporarily transformed into a demon by the Goblyn Queen, a clone of their daughter, Jean.
After the death of her daughter, Sara Grey-Bailey, and possibly her husband Paul, Dr. Grey and his wife Elaine took care of their grandchildren, Gailyn and Joey. When Operation: Zero Tolerance occurred, John was aided by Nate Grey, who ironically is an alternate version of his grandson, Nathan Summers, in saving his grandchildren, Joey & Gailyn.
He was the first of the Greys killed by the Shi'ar Death Commandos. He has been noted as being the carrier of the X-Gene that has granted Jean and the Bailey children their mutant powers.
First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men (1963) #5
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Bizarre Adventures (1981)
#27 Crossover Classics (1991)
- 'Secret Lives of the X-Men'
Iron Fist (1975)
Marvel Crossover (2000)
#15 Marvel Girl (2011)
- 'Spider-Man - Gen 13'
#1 Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey (2017)
- 'The Fate of the Phoenix'
#1 Ryhmä-X / X-Men (1984)
- 'Chapter One: Frustrate the Sun'
The Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans (1982)
The Very Best of the X-Men (1994)
HC Uncanny X-Men (1963)
- 'The Very Best of the X-Men'
Annual 07 What If...? (1989)
- 'Scavenger Hunt'#-1
- 'The Boy Who Saw Tomorrow!'#5
- 'Trapped: One X-Man!'#104
- 'The Gentleman's Name is Magneto'#105
- 'Phoenix Unleashed!'#106
- 'Dark Shroud of the Past!'#108
- 'Armageddon Now!'#109
- 'Home are the Heroes!'#136
- 'Child of Light and Darkness!'#138
- 'The Spiral Path'#201
- 'Strike the Match'#241
- 'Fan The Flames'#242
- 'Dark Walk'#380
- 'Heaven's Shadow'#466
- 'Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream'#467
- '... 24 Seconds'
#27 X-Man (1995)
- 'A Matter of Honor'#38
- 'Dust to Dust'
#30 X-Men (1997)
- 'The Ties that Bind'#51
- 'Deathbound Train'#165
- 'Hark How the Bells--!'
#18 X-Men Forever (2001)
- 'Exogenous, Part 1'
#3 X-Men Forever (2009)
- 'All of God's Creatures'
#10 X-Men Forever Giant-Size (2010)
- 'Home, Come the Heroes!'
X-Men Origins: Jean Grey (2008)
X-Men vs. The Brood (1996)
#1 X-Men: Children of the Atom (1999)
- 'Day of Wrath part 1'
#1 X-Men: First Class (2007)
- 'Childhood's End'#2
- 'All Children Wear the Sign'#4
- 'Child's Play'#5
- 'Where Your Children Are'
X-Men: Grand Design (2017)
X-Men: The End: Book 3: Men & X-Men (2006)
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