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The term cyborg, a portmanteau of cybernetic organism, is used to designate an organism which is a mixture of organic and mechanical parts.
In a typical example, a human fitted with a heart pacemaker might be considered a cyborg, since s/he is incapable of surviving without the mechanical part.
The term fyborg (a portmanteau of "functional" and "cyborg") was coined by Alexander Chislenko to differentiate between the cyborgs of science fiction and the everyday ways humans extend themselves using technologies such as contact lenses, hearing aids, and mobile phones.
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  Cyborg (comics)
Cyborg (real name Victor Stone) is a fictional comic book superhero in the DC Comics universe, a member of the Teen Titans, and is also a main character on the '' Teen Titans '' animated series.
Cyborg and Sarah have a deep relationship that is often considered by fans to be Cyborg's one true love.
A former athlete (as in the comics), his victories are often accompanied by a resounding "Booyah!" Brother Blood was a recurring nemesis of his in Season Three.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cyborg is a hybrid of a human and a machine, and wields a massive sonic cannon capable of unleashing high-decibel blasts.
While Cyborg's robotic components are susceptible to digital assault and his power battery can run out of juice, his steadfast friendship provides strong physical and emotional support to the group.
Despite the fact that Cyborg often loses his temper (especially in the face of adversity or significant annoyance), he is incredibly loyal and dedicated to his teammates.
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 Cyborg (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyborg and Sarah have a deep relationship that is considered by some fans to be Cyborg's one true love, although writer Marv Wolfman insists it is a deep, caring friendship.
Cyborg joined Donna's New Cronus Team that went to investigate a hole in the universe that was found during the Rann-Thanagar War.
Cyborg appeared in the fifteenth episode of Smallville's fifth season, which was also titled "Cyborg", and premiered on February 16, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyborg_(comics)   (2117 words)

 Teen Titans: Characters
Cyborg is a hulking mass of man, metal and intricate circuitry.
Cyborg's mettle [or is it metal?] was put to the test when he encountered Brother Blood, the evil leader of the Hive Academy.
Cyborg was able to resist Brother Blood's mind-controlling abilities, which intrigued Blood to learn more.
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 Cosmic Teams!
Cyborg, Chyre and Morillo then aided Flash in a battle against the Thinker, who had taken over the minds of most of the residents of Keystone City.
Cyborg connected with the Thinker’s computer mind, and this shocked his own cybernetic nervous system, causing him to lose the ability to switch between cyborg and human form at will.
Cyborg explained that when he saw inside Indigo’s head all he saw was fear and he was convinced she never meant to cause the death of their teammates Troia and Omen, and humanity might benefit from studying an android from the future.
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 Cyborg Summary
The cyborg metaphor was coined by the astronautics researcher Manfred Clynes and the psychiatrist Nathan Kline (Clynes and Kline 1960, pp.
Cyborgs not only disrupt orderly power structures and fixed interests but also signify a challenge to settled politics, which assumes that binary oppositions or identities are natural distinctions.
The virtue of cyborg politics is that as soon as individuals acknowledge their identities and boundaries to be culturally constructed, they can reconstruct them in a more thoughtful way.
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 Hank Henshaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To that end, the Cyborg claimed to be Superman reborn; using knowledge obtained from the birthing matrix to construct a cybernetic body with organic portions genetically identical to Superman and technological components built with Kryptonian alloys.
The Cyborg was then able to convince the White House and the public that the Eradicator had been responsible for the destruction of Coast City, turning the public against the Kryptonian.
Superman and his allies stopped the Cyborg's plan and, when Henshaw's involvement in the destruction of Coast City was brought to the attention of the tribunal, they found the Cyborg guilty of genocide and sentenced him to death.
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Cyborg comes with three hand attachments that can be put on his arm to simulate transforming parts.
In 1989, Pacipa released a Cyborg figure in their Super Amigos line, but it is inferior to the Super Powers version due to low grade plastic and cheap paints that flake off.
Amazingly, Cyborg has already gotten a second figure in the Dc Direct line, and a third one is possible as a tie-in to the Teen Titans' cartoon.
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When The New Titans' Cyborg was released in early 2001 as part of the second wave from this DC Direct line, he raised the bar on the quality of that company's action figures.
Cyborg is a third tier DC Comics character who was past his 15 minutes glory days when the figure was produced.
Cyborg was a popular character then, but the misuse of the character by DC Direct has reduced his popularity over the years.
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 Teen Titans 3 DC Comics comic book at X-World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cyborg and Beast Boy rush Impulse to the hospital, where he asks them not to tell the Flash he messed up.
The fight scene between Beast Boy and Cyborg and Deathstroke was clearly shown, but the highlight of it wasn’t the action, but the conversation between people who have had an interesting relationship over the years.
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 THE ZOOM COMICS GROUP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cyborg X was originally created many years before his appearance in Rule the World Comics.
And unlike the more recent version of the character who comes to destroy earth, this early version was actually a hero rather than a villain.
This cover and first page is typical of the comic books my brother and I drew when we were kids.
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 Cyborg (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cyborg in the animated series (left) and in the comics (right, art by George Perez)
Victor "Vic" Stone otherwise known as Cyborg, is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe, and is also a regular on the Teen Titans cartoon.
The cartoon version of Cyborg is very similar to his comicbook counterpart of the animated Titans.
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 Cyborg (Victor Stone) - DC Database
Cyborg also had a big crush on the H.I.V.E.'s Jinx, and later has a brief relationship with Sarasim, a warrior from the distant past.
The character of Cyborg was created by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez.
A female version of Cyborg was originally considered as a feature character on the Justice League animated series.
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The term cyborg, a portmanteau of cybernetic organism, is used to designate an organism which is a mixture of organic and mechanical (synthetic) parts.
Asimov also explored the idea of the cyborg in relation to robots in his short story "Segregationist", collected in The Complete Robot.
Generally, the term "cyborg" is used to refer to a man or woman with bionic, or robotic, implants.
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 Titans Tower: Cyborg
Cyborg, who was damaged in the battle caused by Indigo, has since received an upgrade in his cybernetic parts.
Silas Stone was forced to rebuild his son as a cyborg, a being half-man and half-mechanical parts, in order to save his life, and then to coach him through an intensive training program which taught him how to control his new body.
Cyborg was pivotal in a battle with The Thinker in Flash #184-188.
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 Cyborg Caveman - Re: Could this be where MARVEL-COMICS got the name from????   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Much as it pains me to do so I have to state not all of the classic Marvel ideas are as original as they seem.
That and it certainly gives them motive for joining with DC and Archie to create the comics code and destroy their competition.
With them out of the way there were plenty of names etc. to lift from.
www.comicboards.com /defenders/view.php?rpl=020225201316   (172 words)

 How strong is Cyborg. - The Superhero Hype! Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the comics, Cyborg was often said to be able to lift "several tons".
Strength is one of the most exaggerated things in comics, most times.
Cyborg's canon is a "Sonic Canon", and if Marvel's adventures with Venom have taught me anything, is that sonic blasts can easily range in destructive power.
www.superherohype.com /forums/showthread.php?t=108278   (487 words)

When a comic is good, it’s because you’re collaborating with guys that you really connect with.
I don't care what kind of comics you read, whether they're superhero comics or not, whether they're DC or Marvel or Image or Dark Horse, Superman or Batman -- when you meet one person who reads comics, you're instantly connected to them.
I love comics because it is a smaller business, and it's a cool world that, as a writer, you get to jump into.
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 Sequential Tart - The Report Card
In Cyborg 009, which was written in the 60's, the influences of Disney and American comics are still incredibly evident, especially in the art.
The Cyborgs' story of being changed into superhumans by a group of scientists is just another variation of the many origin stories that still grace the pages of American comics today.
However, where American comics glorified war as a noble battle where the good guys fight against insurmountable odds, Cyborg 009 sees war as a useless fight where the only real aim is profit for the weapons sellers.
www.sequentialtart.com /reports.php?ID=2885&issue=2006-03-01   (652 words)

 Superman Super Site - Hank Henshaw aka Cyborg Superman
With Doomsday unleashed on Apokolips, the Cyborg seized the opportunity to try and take control of the planet, he was eventually stopped by Superman, Waverider and Darkseid, Darkseid delivering the killing blow with his Omega beams.
The Cyborg was imprisoned in the godwave by the souls and memories of all his victims.
However, unknown to Superman, the Cyborg had stored his own consciousness in Superman's suit and upon returning to Earth, the Cyborg split Superman into two beings before his next defeat, also setting off the events that led to Superman's rebirth as one being with his traditional powers and costume.
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 TheFourthRail.com - Snap Judgments
While the dialogue isn't quite as over-the-top, the feel of Doctor Cyborg is very similar to that of Stan Lee's early work at Marvel and the science-fiction/weird stories to be found in DC and EC Comics.
Gross takes an "everything but the kitchen sink" approach to Doctor Cyborg, throwing in nanites, amnesia, alien messiahs, invisible children, societies lost in time, secret sinister government agencies and (Huey Lewis would be proud) the power of love.
His own sense of humor comes through in some of the goofier moments, such as the revelation of Doctor Cyborg's son and the uncanny physical resemblance, and he also gives the whole thing a kind of genial, fun air, even the darker elements.
www.thefourthrail.com /reviews/snapjudgments/081604/doctorcyborg1.shtml   (613 words)

 qwantz.com - dinosaur comics - November 29th 2004
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dinosaur comics is all about the truth and beauty bombs.
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 Cyborg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taking on the codename Cyborg he joined the Teen Titans through Xavier's school.
Cyborg tried to keep up with his athletic pursuits during this time.
Many of the other kids were at least accepting of who he was now since most were mutants, but it still has been rough on Vic.
www.angelfire.com /comics/dcmarvel1/Cyborg.html   (126 words)

 TitansGo.net :: News Archive
To rebrief on this new project (and to rid confusion), this DTV release will be an adaption of the classic Teen Titans comic story of the same name, by "The New Teen Titans" co-creators Marv Wolfman and George Perez.
For those unfamiliar with "The Judas Contract", it is a milestone NTT story arc in which Deathstroke (Slade Wilson) sends Terra to infiltrate the Titans as part of his plot to destroy them from the inside.
Comics Continuum has screenshots from the "Lightning Storm" promo clip, click here to check em out.
www.titansgo.net /news.php?id=372   (442 words)

Zavior came to Earth, observed it, and planned to use the hybrid forms of Cyborg and Team Titan Prester Jon* to digitize the Earth, transforming it into their new CPU to renew Technis’ vitality.
Cyborg signed on to the new group of Teen Titans as a mentor to the younger heroes.
All characters are the property of DC Comics and are used here without permission.
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 eBay - VHS: Cyborg (UPC: 027616583239)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When a cyborg whose brain contains the formula for a plague cure is captured by cannibalistic pirates, a good-hearted mercenary springs into action to deliver her safely to the Centers for Disease Control.
Cyborg was the final of Van Damme s 3 movies with Cannon films, following Bloodsport and Kickboxer.
What the hell, at least "Cyborg" is better than "Cyborg II." What passes for profundity in the script is that all the characters are named after guitars--or.
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 Superman Homepage
After learning the Cyborg's true nature, the tribunal sentenced the Cyborg to death by teleporting him to a fl hole.
Recently the Cybermoths that occupy the new Metropolis' underworld and their mysterious Overmind, were somehow in contact with the Cyborg as he wasted away between dimensions in the Phantom Zone along with the adrift City of Kandor.
The Kandorians were able to retain control over the Cyborg using the same technology he initially brought to Kandor on his earlier visit.
www.supermanhomepage.com /comics/who/who-intro.php?topic=cyborg   (1038 words)

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