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NAME: Silas Burr KNOWN ALIASES: None IDENTITY: Secret OCCUPATION: Mercenary, former enforcer, soldier
PLACE OF BIRTH: Unrevealed CITIZENSHIP: Canadian, with no known criminal
record MARITAL STATUS: Divorced KNOWN RELATIVES: Unnamed wife GROUP AFFILIATION: Former employee of Coven,
former employer of Hell’s Belles, former leader of Devil’s
Brigade EDUCATION: Unnamed vocational college FIRST APPEARANCE: Marvel Comics Presents
HISTORY: Little is known about Silas Burr
prior to his World War I command of the special Canadian
Army unit, the Devil’s Brigade, including Logan, later
known as Wolverine. At
some point, Burr murdered a young woman that Logan was romancing
and brutally beat the young soldier, gouging out one of
his eyes and psychologically scarring him for decades to
In recent years, Burr had his skin laced with unbreakable Adamantium.
Known as Cyber, he joined a drug cartel and was sent to Madripoor
to oversee distribution of a new hallucinogenic. Cyber targeted
Madripoor’s leading crimelords, Tyger Tiger and General
Coy, only to clash with Wolverine, now Tiger’s ally. In
the ensuing battle, Cyber lost an eye before falling into the
hallucinogen, which drove him mad.
Replacing his lost eye with a cybernetic one, Cyber led the mercenary
Hell’s Belles against the government sponsored mutants of
X-Factor. He was next employed
by the Coven cult to retrieve a mystic gem but again opposed by
Wolverine. Later tracking Wolverine to Muir Island, Cyber fought
the British super-team Excalibur
before being trapped in a high security chamber. He was freed
by the Dark Riders on behalf of Genesis, only to meet a grisly
end as mutant death watch beetles consumed his flesh, leaving
only the Adamantium.
HEIGHT: 6 ft. 4 in. WEIGHT: 365 lbs. EYES: Hazel HAIR: Unrevealed DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: Adamantium-laced
skin, retractable claws on each hand, cybernetic left eye
SUPERHUMAN POWERS: Cyber was a mutant
with superhuman strength and the ability to psionically
track individual brain patterns within his immediate vicinity.
Exposure to a massive dose of hallucinogen enhanced this
range to a radius of several miles. Cyber also possessed
a healing factor that enabled him to quickly recover from
injury and greatly slowed his aging.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Cyber was a skilled instructor
in unarmed combat methods.
SPECIAL LIMITATIONS: Cyber was driven
insane by exposure to a hallucinogenic drug, causing him
to suffer mildly distracting delusionary side effects.
PERSONAL ACCESSORIES: Cyber’s skin
and hair were laced with the metal Adamantium, making him
virtually invulnerable to physical injury. Cyber also possessed
a cybernetic left eye.
PERSONAL WEAPONRY Cyber possessed a single
retractable Adamantium claw on each hand, one coated with
a deadly poison, the other with a hallucinogen.