Mike Alicar is the son of Tike Alicar (aka Anarchist) and his high school sweetheart Marsha Davies. At a young age Mike displayed his mutant powers, which are similar to his dad. He used his powers on an overzealous cop who had stopped his mother for a minor traffic violation. At age 17 he cleared a violent drug gang from his neighborhood. Angry and brilliant, he joined the X-Statix.
In a fight against the X-Cellent, their leader Zeitgeist maimed his right arm, which was later replaced by a robotic arm.