Prodigy III
Nick Name
Civilian ID
David Alleyne


Mutant Rights Activist


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Chicago, Illinois
Group Affiliation
New X-Men
Base of Operations
Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Mutation resulting in an ability to replicate the knowledge and skills of other individuals he comes into contacts with.

Note: The knowledge is fleeting unless Prodigy actually uses it in practical study.

Common Enemies
Regularly Appearing

New Mutants Vol. 2

New X-Men Vol. 2

First Appearance
New Mutants Vol. 2 #4 (Oct. 2003)
Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir & Keron Grant

High school student David Alleyne discovers that he has the mutant ability to absorb for a limited time the knowledge of any person he comes into contact with. Unfortunately an anti-mutant group known as Purity has also discovered Alleyne is a mutant.

Detected by Professor Xavier's mutant detecting device Cerebra - Danielle Moonstar (Mirage II) is dispatched to recruit this latest mutant to the Xavier School. When Purity threatens Alleyne and his family Mirage and her former New Mutants teammate Karma defeat the violent bigots.

Deciding that Xavier's institute would be a safer place - as well as a school where Alleyne can better learn to use his skills he joins the New X-Men under the codename of Prodigy.

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