Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Who's Who: Professor Huxton

Professor Huxton
by Russell & Siskoid

Real Name: Ched Huxton
Super-Power(s): None
Planet of Origin: Earth
Relationship to Legion: Ally

Legion Log
Professor Ched Huxton was the Senior Chronarch at the Metropolis Time Institute when he first encountered the Legion of Super-Heroes. He was hypnotized by Universo into helping to trap several Legionnaires in ancient history. Part of the job of the Time Institute was to monitor time travel;  during this case, Professor Huxton informed the Legion of where and when Universo had traveled in time, allowing them to chase after him.

Several years later, Chameleon Boy reached out to Professor Huxton in order to track down where several missing Legionnaires were in the time-stream.

According to the Who's Who profile, Professor Huxton retired from the Time Institute and was replaced by Circadia Senius. If this were true, however, it seems that Chameleon Boy would have asked Circadia for assistance, rather than Professor Huxton. Therefore, one can assume that Professor Huxton continued to work at the Time Institute in some capacity, allowing him access to the time monitors.

Professor Huxton does not reappear, in any continuity.

After Infinite Crisis, Professor Huxton's original history has presumably been more or less restored.

Only Professor Huxton stories:

Adventure Comics #349
(reprinted in The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Vol. 5
and Showcase Presents: The Legion Vol. 3)
The debut of Prof Huxton

Legion of Super-Heroes Annual (v1) #2
(reprinted in The Legion: The Curse)
Prof Huxton helps the Legion locate their time-lost friends

1 comment:

  1. Nice work there by Dave Gibbons, aging Huxton up a bit.