Alias
Forge
Nick Name
Maker
Civilian ID
Jonathon Silvercloud
Occupation

Adventurer

Inventor

Mutant Rights Activist

Teacher


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Southwestern United States
Group Affiliation

X-Factor

X-Men


Base of Operations

Arlington, Virginia

Eagle Plaza, Dallas, Texas

Muir Island, Scotland


Height
6'
Weight
180 lbs.
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Black
Known Powers

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.


Accessories

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.


Common Enemies
Dire Wraiths
Regularly Appearing

Mystique Vol. 1

Uncanny X-Men

X-Factor Vol. 1


First Appearance
Uncanny X-Men #184 (Aug. 1984)
Creator
Chris Claremont & John Romita Jr.
Origin

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.