I'm not sure If I should put this hear are another thread but I'll move it if I have to. I took ages writing this, but I may have missed parts out. Please be free to copy and past and add any info you know about Margali I am doing this for fun but also for info.
Margali Szardos Bio.
Real Name: Margali Szardos
Known Aliases: Gypsy queen, Red Queen, Margali of the 'Winding Way.'
Identity: known to sorceress, demon, and the X-men.
Occupation: Fortuneteller, former Red Queen of Hellfire club (U.K)
Citizenship: Presumed Der Jarmark, West Germany
Place Of Birth: Unravelled
Known Relatives: Stephen Szardos (son, deceased,) Jimaine Szardos(Magik, darter,) Kurt Wagner( Nightcrawler, foster son.)
Group Affiliation: Hellfire club(U.K)
First Appearance-men annual #4(1980)
HISTORY: Margali Szardos past is as much of an enigma as she herself is. Margali Szardos is supposedly born in Germany and taught Magiks by her mother, but she is yet to revealed her true organs. Margali discipline of Magik is a path called 'The Winding Way.'
Margail Szardos is belied to have been married at one point to an unknown person; she had two children under this married Stephen Szardos, and Jimaine Szarods. Margali Szardos supposedly had an affair while Married with the demonic mutant Azazel. Taken in Azazel son, Kurt Wagner, Marglai raised the boy as her own claming she found him washed up on a riverbed.
Working at Der Jarmark as a fortune-teller to cover her activities as a sorceress. Margali discovered that the Demon Belasco has sewing seeds of destruction into the earth. Margali tricked her darter into staying at Der jarmark with her by killing Sabu, Jimaine Szarods, and Kurt trapeze mentor. A day after Sabu’s death Marglai foster son left Der Jarmark to find a new life with the X-men.
Year later Margali Szardos came to blame her son, Stephen Szardos, death on her foster son, Kurt Wagner, now known as Nightcrawler in tribute to his mentor Sabu.
Margali Exiled Nightcrawler’s soul to a dimension resembling 'Dante's Inferno.' With helped for Jimaine Szardos, and Doctor strange Kurt was proven innocence of killing Stephen Szardos.
During Margali time of weakness on 'The Winding way' Margali was taken capture by the demon D'spayre, Rescued by Jimaine Szardos and Nightcrawler Margali soon began her quest to take to the soul sword.
Margali again ticked Jimaine into doing her dirty work. Margali warned of the sorcer Gravemoss trying to kill al above him on 'The Winding Way' Jimaine travelled to Muria Island were Gravemoss had processed Nightcralwer. After defeating Gravemoss Jimaine give her mother the soul sword to Margali Szados who used it to kill all other sorceres above her on 'The Winding Way.'
Hoping to release a demon under London Margali Szarods joined the U.K version of the hellfire club. Stealing The Mutant, Warlock hybrid Douglock's head. Using Douglock' head to she hoped to relies the demon under London. Foiled by Excalibur Margali Szardos disappeared into capture by Belasco. With her last bit of magik she swapped souls with her darter Jimaine. Margali soul now in the empowered Jimaine Szardos body took Nightcrawler to Limbo to rescue her body. Defeating Belasco again Margali returned to her own body disappearing leaving Jimaine to rule Limbo.
Margali has reappeared recently to find Nightmare torturing Jimaine Szardos finding out that Nightmare was under control of a demon looking for the Mystical Soul Sword. Marglai, Jimaine and Nightmare helped Nightcrawler defeated the demon Hive. While they fought a Hive Margali reviled that Nightcrawler processed the Soul Sword. Nightcrawler kept the Soul sword save inside his body.
It not known were Margali will turn up next, but were ever sorcery goes arise Margali Szardos is known to be there to set thing right.
EYES: Varied (normally pure yellow)
HAIR: Varied (normally green)
Super human power: Margali wiled vast power, or non-dipending were she stands on 'The Winding way.'
Her powers are varied though she wiles black Magik and White Magik. Her abilities include teleporting, open portals to different hell dimension like Limbo. Margali also alters her appearance with her Magik. Margali can also possess the soul sword, which enhances her abilities.
First appearance:(As Szardos) X-men Vol. 1 Annual 4 (1980) (as Red Queen) Excalibur vol. 1 #96
Origin issues: non
Significant Issues: Tells how she was taught Magik (Excalibur vol 1. -1 1997) Mention of her Married (Excalibur vol 1. -1 Seen finding Nigthcrawler (Uncanny origins featuring Nightcrawler vol.1 1997) Reviled that Azazel give Nightcrawler to Margali (Uncanny X-men#432) Reviled about affair with Azazel( Uncanny X-men #433) Killed Sabu(Excalibur vol.1-1 1997) Sort revenge for Stephen Szardos death (X-men Vol. 1 Annual 4 (1980) Taken capture by D'spayre(Excalibur vo1 1. #76 1994) Began quest for soul sword( Excalibur vol.1 #83-#85 1994/1995) Gained soul sword (Excalibur vol.1 #85) Tried to raise demon form under London(Excalibur vol. 1 #100) Taken capture by Belasco Excalibur vol.1 #103) defeated Belasco Taken capture by Belasco Excalibur #103 1997) repapered as Margali Szardos (Nightcrawler #9 2005)
All info about comics come form my comics at home. I spend ages looking at numbers and dates.