Thunderbird (John Proudstar) is the 15th member of the X-men he was created by writer Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum he first appeared (May 1975). Thunderbird was only briefly in the X-men he only lived through his first mission on his second he died fighting the Ani-men. While fighting the Ani-men thunderbird jumped on the plane with Count Nefaria in it the plane exploded Count Nefaria was injured but Thunderbird dies. Thunderbird's younger brother Warpath is also an X-man and was devistated when he found out his brother was dead. But when he went to visit Thunderbird's grave he foud that Eli Bard (an enemy of the X-men espescially the Proudstars) had brought Thunderbird back to life with a T-O virus but a side effect was Thunderbirds mind is being controlled by Bard he was last seen their. Recently Cypher was cured of the T-O virus thus falling out of Bard's control, but Warpath was forced to kill Thunderbird again.

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Thunderbird is an Apache native American with superhuman senses, strength, speed, stamina, and sturdiness making him very full of himself. But in Spider-man and his Amazing Friends he has the power to communicate and control the minds of animals.