Stars & Garters


Dr. Henry Phillip "Hank" McCoy
1490 Greymalkin Lane
Salem Center New York

Related document: A Short History of Hank, by ValKerrie


Xavier Institute

  • Studies at this prestigious institution encompassed a multitude of disciplines. Acheiving PhD's in 12 areas. Several of these were accomplished in concert with researchers at other universities such as MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and Yale.
  • Areas of expertise include Biophysics, Genetics, English Literature, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

Columbia Medical School

  • Completed an MD, with a specialization in genetic mutations.
  • Graduated first in his class, performing residency at Muir Island Facility in Scotland.

Work Experience

Research Professor -- Muir Island Research Facility

  • Currently conducting research into the legacy virus in cooperation with Moira Mactaggert and Charles Xavier.
  • Accomplishments:
    • Presented a position paper at the annual WHO meeting. This paper helped to shape public opinion on the Legacy Virus
    • Isolated three strains of the virus in the lab. These are being used to test the efficiency of anti-biotic and radiation treatments
    • Establishing computer model for Epidemiology of Legacy Virus

Full Member and Research Fellow-- Avengers

  • Member of the Avengers, participated in several missions, protecting lives and property of the citizens of New York and the world.
  • Accomplishments:
    • Used individual talents and expertise to assist team endeavors
    • Used contacts in mutant community to assist in sensitive missions
    • Conducted research alongside Hank Pym and Reed Richards, with technical assistance and funding of Anthony Stark.
    • Currently serving the Avengers on a reserve status

Post-Doctoral Study -- Brand Corporation

  • Involved in genetic research for Brand Corporation, responsible for own lab
  • Accomplishments:
    • Isolated mutagenic agent, tested agent on human subject
    • Participated in succesful sting operation, designed to ferret out industrial spies in the company.


  • Fluent in over 57 languages -- Able to read, write and speak in a multitude of languages of European, Asian and African origin. These include French, German, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Latverian,Swahili, Japanese, Catonese and Mandarin Chinese.
  • Quadridextrous -- Able to use feet as a second pair of hands, able to write with both hands simultaneously, on different subjects.
  • Familiar with high-level Mathematics -- Working knowledge of partial differential equations and their application in solving real life problems. as well as geometric applications to basic architectural mathematics.
  • Computing Skills -- Familiar with object oriented programing and most high level programming languages. Familiar with a variety of operating systems including those used by Stark International. Also familiar with the three-dimensional object-oriented programming used in AI appilcations.

Volunteer Activities and Hobbies

  • Assist at Children's hospital in New York City
  • Reads Classics in original text
  • History
  • Philosophy eastern and western
  • Friend of Metropolitan Opera House


Charles Xavier -- Headmaster of Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, world-reknowned mutant rights activists and geneticist, founder Xavier Institute. Former professor, researcher associate, co-author several papers and friend.

Xavier Institute
1490 Greymalkin Avenue
Salem Center, New York

Hank Pym  -- Resident scientist to the Avengers, Hank is a friend and peer. We have co-authored several papers together.

890 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York

Trish Tilby  -- Reporter and foreign correspondent for CNBC-TV.

15 Rockefeller Center
New York, New York

Many thanks to Thomas Huber for providing this resume of Hank's past activities. If anyone else has written or is interested in writing a bio of one of Hank's current/former cohorts (medical, superhero or otherwise), I'd be more than happy to accept it and post it up here, with proper credit given, of course. Interested? E-mail me.