A Brand New Look for DC's Cyborg, Today

When the character of Cyborg was reinvented for the DC New 52 as a founding member of the Justice League he was a bit of a hulking thing.

file_181931_0_justiceleague5cover658But in today's Cyborg short story in the back of Convergence: Crime Syndicate #2 sees the character going through a rather unpleasant double-arm-ectomy, amongst others, as he departs this mortal coil. It's not very nice.

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Until something starts to happen. And that blood gets sucked back into the body.

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It is indeed weird. Shazam does have a way with words doesn't he?image

This is your new Cyborg. More human looking limbs – even if they are less human than before. A less bulky frame. Able more easily to… "pass". Look he's even got toes and everything.

A modern fable in line with advances in body modification and gender realignment surgery and techniques? Or an excuse to look like the Agents Of SHIELD Deathlok? We'll find out in June…

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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