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If they are related, then what is his relation to Scott Summers and how does this explain the age gaps between Scott and Professor X?

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Believable to who? Many people from all across the world have siblings 20 years older than them. Like me. One 15 and one is 20, years older that is. –  user17068 Sep 1 '13 at 19:42
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He is Scott Summers' younger brother in the comics, adopted out at a young age after the plane crash killed their parents. However in X-Men: First Class he was conceived as an independant character.

When questioned of Havok & Cyclops' "brother" relation, “Yes, the time line is different,” Singer said. “It wouldn’t physically fit for him to be the brother of Cyclops. We take some liberties on that.”

Bryan Singer, producer of the movie, interviewed at http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/MarvelFreshman/news/?a=29870

Obviously the age difference betwen him, Professor X and Cyclops doesn't matter in that case - Havok's age is independent of Cyclops'.

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That's for the comics, but their ages in the movies don't match that at all. –  phantom42 Jun 13 '12 at 10:59
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Updated for the movie. –  dlanod Jun 13 '12 at 11:14
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exclude the comic fact, considering the timeline, alex summers might be scott summer's uncle or father

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Hello and welcome to Scifi.SE! Why would we exclude the comic fact ? Can you cite any source within the movie canon that backup you statement ? –  Kalissar Aug 7 '13 at 9:41
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@Kalissar, why should we exclude "the comic fact"? Probably because they are two different continuities/universes. –  phantom42 Aug 7 '13 at 12:42
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They are brothers in the original comics with Alex being the older brother, in X-Men:First Class, Alex was with Xavier before Xavier found Scott. At the end of X-Men: Origins: Wolverine when the Professor is waiting in a wheelchair after Logan frees the mutants from the island. Because Wolverine happened not so soon after First Class. So Alex met Xavier first, making him the older brother in the timeline between First Class and Wolverine.

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First Class takes place in 1962 and Wolverine takes place in 1981. 19 years is a little more than a short time later. Alex being roughly late teens, or early twentys would make him too old to realisticlly be Scott's brother. –  Monty129 May 3 '13 at 22:26
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Sure it's possible first class took place before wolverine had his movie . On witch cyclops was a kid at least 10 or 12

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Hello and welcome to Scifi.SE! "Sure, it's possible" without any related source is not a really good answer. Maybe you can improve it by adding some material? Have fun browsing the site :) –  Kalissar Sep 1 '13 at 7:50
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