The New Warriors is a group of teenage super powered heroes from the pages of Marvel comics and they are the latest trademark with Marvel Studios. Looking at these heroes, there is a nearly automatic comparison between them and other Marvel super hero teams. There are several major similarities between the New Warriors and the X-Men.
Not all of the characters from the New Warriors have a comparing member of the X-Men because both teams have some very unique members that compare with no one. Here are some basic comparisons between the X-Men and the newest trademarked team the New Warriors.
Tigra and Beast
Tigra is former member of the Avengers who has the appearance that is a cross between a human and a tiger. Her abilities are hyper cat-like senses, superhuman strength and agility. She also has extendable claws to use in close quarters combat. Tigra is an extremely fierce and devastating fighter who uses her cat-like powers to her advantage in every battle. Beast had the powers of ape-like strength and agility. Beast would later transform into a more beast like appearance such as blue fur, fangs and claws. Beast and his powers match up most with Tigra and both were at one point members of the Avengers.
Rage and Colossus
Rage is gifted with superhuman levels of strength and endurance. In addition to his strength, Rage has the ability of battle rage that allows him to increase his strength and fighting ability for short periods of time. During these times, Rage is nearly invulnerable to physical attacks. Colossus has the power to transform his body into organic steel which is virtually indestructible. While in his steel form Colossus has extreme superhuman strength. Colossus is the powerhouse of the X-Men.
Skybolt and Storm
Skybolt wears a suit of battle armor that enhances his various abilities. With the armor, Skybolt can fly and concentrate bolts of pure energy. The armor also gives him the ability to fire various projectiles including mini-missiles and various forms of bullet-like materials. Iron Man has an advanced combat armor that allows him to face a variety of foes. Storm is a mutant with the ability to control the weather. Her powers allow her to manipulate all types of weather and create storms of various kinds such as wind storms, snow or ice storms and thunderstorms. She can also cast bolts of lightning at targets.
Radian and Cyclops
Radian has the ability to focus and fire bolts of radiation. Most of the time, he radiates with ultra violet radiation. Radian can also disperse the energy into a wide burst that creates a blinding light that can either just blind enemies or burn them. Cyclops has been the leader of the X-Men for many years. Cyclops was named after the single eyes Greek mythical creature due to the visor that covered his eyes. Cyclops had the power of optic blasts that projected from his eyes. These blasts carried a powerful concussive force.