When Callisto was young and beautiful, her life seemed so perfect, so enviable. But catastrophe struck her, she was blinded in the right eye and leaving her horribly disfigured. Forced to hold up a mirror to her new reality, Callisto realized that society had little use for a beautiful woman who was beautiful no more.
Scared and alone, she rebelled against society and decided to go underground where it was safe, and where she could escape prying, peering eyes. She quickly made a huge abandoned military tunnel called "the Alley" built underneath Manhattan in the 1950s her home.
Callisto and her growing band of outcasts became the victims of a massacre, orchestrated by Mister Sinister and implemented by his team of Marauders. Mr. Sinister knocked her out telepathically and read her mind, finding out about her crush on Angel. Once he was done, he ordered Sugar Man to experiment on Callisto, killing her.
Powers and Abilities
- Superhuman Senses: Callisto has superhuman senses of smell, taste, touch, balance, and hearing.
- Enhanced Sight: Callisto possessed superhumanly keen eye sight (including night vision).
- Enhanced Hearing
- Enhanced Sense of Smell
- Enhanced Sense of Taste
- Enhanced Sense of Touch
- Enhanced Strength
- Enhanced Agility
- Enhanced Reflexes.
- Regenerative Healing: Callisto had the ability to heal herself to an amazing degree.
- Intuitive Tactical Ability: She later developed a mutant tactical ability, and was able to immediately intuit the best way to engage in any tactical problem, be it a particular circumstance or an opponent.
Callisto is a natural-born leader, huntress, and fighter skilled in virtually every form of hand-to-hand combat.
Callisto possesses the normal level strength for a woman of her height, weight and build, who engages in regular exercise.
Equipment: None known.
Transportation: None known.
Weapons: She frequently employs throwing knives.
- No special notes.
- The etymology of Callisto/Kallisto is somewhat uncertain. It may be a variant of the term "Kalliste" (most beautiful") and derive from kállos ("beauty"). The related term "kalós" means both "good" and "beautiful", due to an ancient belief that these qualities go together. The antonym "kakós" means "bad", "ugly" and "evil".
- Appearances of Callisto (Earth-1010)
- Character Gallery: Callisto (Earth-1010)
- Quotations by Callisto (Earth-1010)
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