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Scott Summers (Cyclops) Scott Summers, code named Cyclops, can shoot energy beams from his eyes. His optic blasts cannot be switched on and off like Superman’s heat vision; if his eyes are open, they are emitting a powerful and destructive wave of energy. The only substance that can control them is “ruby quartz,” which absorbs the energy. He always wears either glasses or a visor to control his mutant power. Cyclops often feels his power is a burden because it is a constant threat to those around him.
667) The official response to the letter, written in the Marvel’s standard informal and playful manner, was: Your point is well taken, pungently presented, and daringly documented—but—somehow we question the fact that the X-People is the kind’a mag title that’ll knock anyone outta his tree! Mebbe we can change our name to The X-Men and Friend, or some such passionate phrase! (667) In fact, in the very first issue the group was referred to as “the X-Men and Marvel Girl” in one line of dialogue, but other than that the term X-Men is used inclusively for Marvel Girl.