Cannonball (born Samuel "Sam" Zachary Guthrie) is a mutant who has the ability to fly at jet speeds while encased in an impenetrable force field.


X2: X-Men United

His name appeared on Stryker's Computer alongside his sister, Husk.

The New Mutants

Cannonball is one of the 6 people trapped in a facility, and part of a team called The New Mutants, alongside, Magik, Mirage, Sunspot, and Wolfsbane, with Cecilia Reyes as the mutants' mentor and nurse.


X-Men: The Last Stand (Novel)

Cannonball was training with Wolverine as his teacher and Sage, Gambit and Mirage.


  • Energy Field Propulsion - Cannonball possesses the ability to generate thermo-chemical energy and release it from. This energy is used as thrust to cause his body to be propelled through the air, like his namesake, at great heights and speeds.







  • In the comics, Cannonball is older biological brother of Generation X member Husk.
  • In the comics, Cannonball had a relationship with the rock star mutant Lila Cheney who is friends with the New Mutants.
  • Cannonball is a Southern farm boy mutant born in Cumberland County, Kentucky he comes from a large family and is the son of a coal mining father. His religion like the rest of his family is Southern Baptist.


X2: X-Men United

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