Assassin-12 of AIM
failed to eliminate Captain America
and agreed to participate in the Cyborg experiment instead of facing death at the hands of MODOK
. A-12 was given artificial powers and became a cyborg through the use of bio-chemistry. Cyborg's power came from a microwave energizer hidden beneath his skin and controlled only by MODOK. Cyborg's only mission was to destroy Captain America. Nick Fury
, Sharon Carter
and Captain America witnessed the awesome abilities of Cyborg as it broke into a bank and fled up a wall with handfuls of cash. A trap was placed and Captain America was lured into a building where the Cyborg had Sharon Carter captive. The building was laced with booby traps but Captain America was able to elude certain death. Captain America broke a water pipe with his shield during a fight with the Cyborg and the room started to flood. Captain America grabbed a live wire and short circuited the artificial powers of the Cyborg.
The Cyborg was created by Stan Lee
and Gene Colan
in 1970 and first appeared in Captain America
Powers & Abilities
The Cyborg possessed enhanced strength, super-hearing and had the ability to walk up walls. The Cyborg also had eye-beams for range attacks.