Mutant Rights Activist
|Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Southwestern United States|
|Base of Operations|
Eagle Plaza, Dallas, Texas
Muir Island, Scotland
Mutation resulting in an ability to invent almost any device working within the frame of normal physics that he can imagine.
Excellent hand-to-hand combatant with skills as a soldier.
Basic knowledge of Native American mysticism and magic.
Note: Although Forge is capable of inventing and building machines of great complexity he does it subconsciously and is not considered a genius.
Bionic Hand & Leg: Artificial limbs designed to replace the ones he lost on the battlefield as a solider.
Machines and weapons of his own design.
Mystique Vol. 1
X-Factor Vol. 1
|Uncanny X-Men #184 (Aug. 1984)|
|Chris Claremont & John Romita Jr.|
A Cheyenne Indian who was the pupil of his tribe's shaman, Jonathon Silvercloud developed considerable mystical powers, but he also had a mutant talent for inventing mechanical devices.
Serving in a south-east Asian war Silvercloud lost his right hand and leg in a bombing attack. Designing a bionic hand and leg he forsook magic to instead concentrate on his career as the inventor, Forge.