Quote1 I mean, if Wilder's spell works, Alex's journal says we'll eradicate poverty, global warming, terrorism, war. We'll do what every super hero combined hasn't been able to pull off. Quote2
-- Hunter src

Hunter was one of Alex Wilder's friends who played a Marvel heroes themed MMORPG along with Stretch, Oscar, and Lotus.[1][2] He was a skilled hacker and eBay auctioneer with an antiauthoritarian attitude.[2][4]

After Alex's death, Hunter covertly researched Alex and the Pride. Believing the Alex and the Pride were the "good guys", the group used the Abstract to cast a spell to retrieve Alex from the past before he died. During the ceremony, Oscar died and a young Geoffrey Wilder was summoned to the present instead of Alex.[2]

Hunter (Pride) (Earth-616) from Runaways Vol 2 17 002

Hunter hacking into the Leapfrog

Thinking they could still honor Alex's memory and save the world, Hunter, Stretch, and Lotus formed the New Pride. Using magical items from the Minorus, the New Pride began to covertly gather information about the Runaway.[5][6] When they directly confronted the Runaways, they kidnapped Molly Hayes[7] not knowing that Geoffrey planned to sacrifice her to the Gibborim. During the rescue, Geoffrey seemingly murdered Gertrude Yorkes leading to the disbanding of the New Pride.[4]

Following Gert's death, Lotus returned to her day job and Stretch checked himself into a mental health facility while Hunter joined the Peace Corps to atone for the "blood" on his hands.[3]


  • Technological Expertise: Hunter was the technological expert. He was able to hack into Victor Mancha's mainframe using equipment from the old New Pride.[8] After Victor installed a firewall, he was able to quickly hacked into the Leapfrog.[9]

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