|Occupation:||Superhero, student, teacher/mentor|
|Title/Rank:||Cyclops, formerly: Slim, Slym Dayspring, Eric the Red, Mutate #007, Phoenix, Dark Phoenix|
|Location:|| Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, New York;|
X-Factor Complex, New York
|Status:||alive (pretty much all universes), |
assumed dead (X-Men Movieverse)
|Relationships:|| Christopher Summers (Corsair, father), Katherine Summers (mother), |
Alex Summers (Havok, brother), Gabriel Summers (Vulcan, brother),
Jean Grey (Phoenix, love interest & ex-wife), Madelyne Pryor (Goblin Queen, ex-wife), Emma Frost (love interest, AU!wife),
Rachel Grey (AU!Days of the Future Past daughter), Nathan Summers (Cable, son), Nate Grey (X-Man, AU!AOA son), Ruby Summers (AU!Earth-1191 daughter), Megan Summers (AU!The End daughter), unnamed twins (AU!The End daughters), Alex Summers Jr. (AU!The End son),
Hope Summers (adopted!granddaughter through Cable),
|Fandom:||Marvel Comics, X-Men, X-Men Movieverse, X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men|
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Scott Summers is the alter ego of Cyclops from the Marvel Comics series The X-Men. He generally appears as a main character in all the X-Men universes such as Marvel Comics: Earth-616, X-Men: The Animated Series, X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men, and X-Men Movieverse.
Scott is a mutant born with eyes that emits a powerful energy beam called an "optic blast".
Scott first appeared as Cyclops in X-Men #1 (September 1963).
James Marsden plays him in the X-Men Movieverse as an adult in the first three movies, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine Cyclops appears as a teenager by actor Tim Pocock. In Logan, it's implied that Scott was one of the X-Men that died in the Professor X's accidental psychic attack. In X-Men: Apocalypse, a younger version of him was portrayed by Tye Sheridan. Sheridan reprised his role in X-Men: Dark Phoenix and made a cameo in Deadpool 2.
Scott has also appeared in various television roles (both in starring and cameo roles):
- The Marvel Super Heroes
- Pryde of the X-Men
- X-Men: The Animated Series with appearances on Spider-Man: The Animated Series and Fantastic Four: The Animated Series
- X-Men: Evolution
- Wolverine and the X-Men
- The Super Hero Squad Show
- Marvel Anime
- The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
- Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers
- Ultimate Spider-Man
Scott has appeared in various X-Men or Marvel related video games.
The most popular het pairings for Scott Summers are Scott/Jean Grey, Scott/Ororo Monroe (Storm), and Scott/Emma Frost (White Queen). A popular slash pairing for Scott is for him to be with Logan Howlett aka Wolverine due to their animosity in the comics & pretty much any other fandom they are in together.
- Optic blast is the most common term used to describe his mutant ability.
- See List of X-Men Pairing Names for a list of Scott pairing names.
Besides the common Scott pairings of Scott/Logan, Scott/Jean, Scott/Ororo, or Scott/Emma, other pairings include Scott/Remy, Scott/Kitty, Scott/Jubilee, Scott/Mystique, Scott/Laura, Scott/Allison, Scott/Carol, and Scott/Warren.
The common Scott pairings in this universe are Jean/Scott and Rogue/Scott for het. The common pairings for slash are Lance/Scott and Pietro/Scott. Rarer pairings also exist such as Kitty/Scott and Scott/Tabitha.
Wolverine and the X-Men
- The Room with a Computer by Minisinoo, HP/XMM crossover, Scott Summers joins the Hogwarts staff as the new Muggles Studies Professor.
- New York State Laws & Regulations for Child Care by Tieleen, XM/MCU, The Avengers team adopt a young Scott Summers
- Dig for Fire by musesfool, XMFC, "I have a brother." (Alex Summers & Scott, Charles Xavier)
- Rex Racer on the Final Turn by GrayJay, XM, (Scott & Alex Summers) Summers brothers, secrets, and Speed Racer - or - a slow burn from the beginning.
- Climb The Wind by Minisinoo
- The Cyclops-centered X-Men Fanfiction Rec List!!! Comicverse, Archived version by water-soter
- Scott Summers fic recs, Archived version by justanotherghostwriter
Additional Art Gallery
Scott Summers by TheBoyofCheese, this piece showcasing Scott's look during the Phoenix Force comics storyline
Archives & Fannish Links
- Cyclops works at FFN under the X-Men comics category.
- Cyclops works at FFN under the X-Men: Evolution category.
- Cyclops works at FFN under the WXM category.
- Cyclops works at FFN under the X-Men: The Animated Series category.
- Cyclops works at FFN under the X-Men Movieverse category.
- Scott Summers works tagged on AO3
- X-Men Hero: Cyclops (defunt)
- Red Shades (static)