Miles Brickman was a politician introduced as a Machine Man villain. He was obsessed with destroying this runaway government weapon. His wife Mallory Brickman was revealed to be Mystique in disguise, one of several identities Raven has established over the years. Uncertain if she replaced the original Mallory or if there was no original Mallory. The couple have an adopted daughter, Gloria Brickman.
Miles eventually committed suicide out of constant fear of Machine Man.
Brickman turned up alive only to be subsequently killed by Mystique who was on the run from Wolverine.
The age and appearance of Miles have varied on depiction. He has been depicted both as a relatively fit middle-aged man and as a senior with failing health and fading looks.