118) Cyborgization

Cyborgization – Superpowers gained by replacing organic human parts with machine parts that are more powerful than their organic counterparts. Cyborgization is also known as Cyber Organic Physiology, Cyber-Biopunk, Cyborg Physiology, Nano-Aug Physiology, Nano-Augmented Physiology, Nano-Biopunk Physiology, Nanotechnological Augmented Physiology, Robot Mutant Physiology, Technological-Biological Physiology, Techno-Organic Physiology and Technorganic Physiology.

Literary Critique of Cyborgization 

This is not the same as turning a person into a robot or vice versa which is technomimicry.

The foremost cyborg in the DC universe is simplistically named Cyborg (DC Who’s Who V1 #5).

Cyborgization-Cyborg-DC Who's Who V1 #5 (DC)

Tharok (DC) is perhaps the only cyborg who doesn’t just have a brain implant but a brain that is half computer (DC Who’s Who V1 #23).

Cyborgization-Tharok-DC Who's Who V1 #23

The foremost cyborg in the Marvel universe is Deathlok (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #3).

Cyborgization-Deathlok-Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #3

The Eternal Brain (Marvel) in All-New OHOTMU A to Z #4).

Cyborgization-Eternal Brain (Marvel)-All-New OHOTMU A to Z #4

Edison Rex (MonkeyBrain) in Edison Rex V1.

Cyborgization–Cerebella-Edison Rex V1 (MonkeyBrain)

Why should just humans have all the cyborg fun? The following are some cyborg animals in comic books.

Todd McFarland created a cyborg gorilla (Cy-Gor #6).

Cyborgization-Animal-Gorilla-Cy-Gor #6

Turok fights raptors who have had their intelligence upgraded with cyborg technology in Turok Dinosaur Hunter #2 (Valiant).

Cyborgization-Animal-Raptor-Turok Dinosaur Hunter #2

The military has used cyborg technology to turn a dog, cat and rabbit into killing machines in WE3 (Vertigo).

Cyborgization-Animal-WE3 #1 (Vertigo)

A Mechanized Animal is an animal that has cybernetic enhancements including but not limited to armor plating (World of Warcraft Monster Guide).

Cyborgization-Animal-Mechanized Animal-World of Warcraft Monster Guide

Jax has cyborg arms (Mortal Kombat 9, 2011, Prima Guide).

Cyborgization-Jax-Mortal Kombat 9 (2011) Prima Guide

Kano has several cyborg enhancements including a laser eye (Mortal Kombat 9, 2011, Prima Guide).

Cyborgization-Kano-Mortal Kombat 9 (2011) Prima Guide

Overkill is the premier cyborg villain in the Wildstorm universe (Youngblood Battlezone #2).

Cyborgization-Overkill-Youngblood Battlezone #2

Cyborg Hand – Spyman #1


Cyrax – Mortal Kombat 9 (2011) Prima Guide


Dalek – First Doctor Sourcebook


KGBeast – All-Star Batman V2 #3 (DC)

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Neela Seethi – Valiant Universe Handbook 2016 Edition #1 (2016)


Atomic Man (GI Joe) – Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #1 (IDW)

B.D Rickenbacker – Outcasts #1 (DC)

B.L.A.I.R. 1 – “Blair Force One” – 2000 AD #1071

Bear Cyborg – Buck Rogers #1 (Dynamite)

Berzerker #1 (Gauntlet Comics)

Cyber-Controller – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberleader – Fifth Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman Model 2 – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman Model 3 – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman Model 4 – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman Model 5 – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman, Partial – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cyberman – First Doctor Sourcebook

Cybermat Type 3 – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Cybermat – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Cybermen – Eleventh Doctor – Gamemaster’s Guide

Dalek Prototype – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Dalek, Emperor – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Dalek – Second Doctor Sourcebook

Dalek – Third Doctor Sourcebook

Davros – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Flesh – “Legend of Shamana” – 2000 AD #821

Judge Dredd – “Roadkill” – 2000 AD #856

Judge Dredd – “Spooks”- 2000 AD #1058

Kid CyBorg2000 AD #973

Morbius – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Mr. Sin – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

Nikolai Dante – “The Gulag Apocalyptic” – 2000 AD #1081

Red Razors – ‘The Hunt for Red Razors’ – 2000 AD #909

Sam Slade Robo-Hunter – “Escape from Bisleyland” – 2000 AD #755

Sam Slade Robo-Hunter – “The Robotic Revenge of Dr Robotski” – 2000 AD #882

The Art of Wolfenstein – The New Order (Dark Horse)

The Captain – Fourth Doctor Sourcebook

The New Harlem Heroes – “Cyborg Death Trip” – 2000 AD #936

Universal Soldier – “Universal Soldier II” – 2000 AD #672

Bruno Sheppard (IDW) in Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #3.

Cy-Boar #1 (2015)

Cybernary (Image) – Wildstorm Universe Sourcebook #1

Heartless is a cyborg with hearts to spare in Nightwing #93 (DC).

Red Cannon is a cyborg in Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #1 (2022).

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