Happy Hannukah!

(Art by Jim Cheung)

(Art by Jim Cheung)

There’s no way like the mutant way to celebrate a holiday! Tonight at sundown, Jewish people all over the world celebrate Hannukah and the Marvel universe is no different. In honor of the festival of lights, we’re highlighting one of the best and brightest characters in comics.

Kitty Pryde has been the penultimate teenager, the youngest X-Man, and a marvelous teacher in her own right. Abusive Russians, alien pregnancies, and professors who are just plain jerks can’t keep this woman down.

Her powers include a “phasing” ability similar to the idea of quantum tunneling which allows her to pass through almost all solid matter. This can sometimes disrupt electrical systems or