COMIC-BOOK CREDENTIALS: Xena appeared in comics from Topps, Dark Horse and Dynamite Entertainment.
COMIC-BOOK WEAKNESSES: Xena’s career in comics hasn’t had the longevity of say Superman or Batman, but just like her ability to cheat death (covered in more detail below) she is like the comeback kid and probably will be for years to come; so don’t sweat it.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent in hand-to-hand combat, owns a sword and has a chakram, which if you don’t know is a damn useful throwing hoop, ideal for killing/maiming/looking cool! Xena can pretty much take on anyone and anything... and her skills on the battlefield are without question.
REASON FOR RECRUITMENT: Known as the ‘Warrior Princess’, Xena is without doubt the biggest badass of them all. She’s bested super bitch Callisto, has continually defeated crazy shaman Alti and practically had Ares the God of War wrapped around her best battlin’ finger! With credentials like that only stupid people would not want to recruit her!
Before turning to the light, Xena used to be a villain and so there’s always the risk that her dark side could remerge if things go a bit pear shaped. She’s also the kind of person who always thinks she knows what’s best, even when she doesn’t, so good luck trying to win in an argument. Potentially could disregard direct orders from Hannibal.
CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: Well Xena and death pretty much go hand-in-hand. Yep, Xena’s always getting herself killed, but the good thing is she always finds a way around it; so she’ll be one of the last one standing... should anything happen to the rest of the team that is.
IN EVENT OF DEATH BEFORE MISSION... LIKELIHOOD OF REPLACEMENT WITH WOLVERINE: Did you not read her survival rate?! Xena will not die before her first mission and even if she did, her corpse would probably still go on fighting! You can’t buy that kind of commitment.