Cyborg #1 - The Imitation of Life
([May] 2017)

DC, 2017 Series
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Price
16.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
156
On-sale date
2017-03-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-6792-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401267926 51699
Editing
Harvey Richards (editor - original series); Amedeo Turturro (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Liz Erickson (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Cyborg: Rebirth #1 (2016) and Cyborg (2016 series) #1-5.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cyborg / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad
Inks
Will Conrad
Colors
Ivan Nunes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover of collection is from the cover of Cyborg: Rebirth #1 (2016).

No image yet

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Cyborg / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Justice League [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]]; Darkseid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from the cover of Cyborg #3.

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cyborg / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from the cover of Cyborg #4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Tony Kordos; Tom Palmer
Colors
Guy Major; Hi-Fi
Letters
typeset

Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Cyborg #2.

[Cyborg: Rebirth #1] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad
Inks
Will Conrad
Colors
Ivan Nunes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg: Rebirth #1 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad
Inks
Will Conrad

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Prologue (Table of Contents: 6)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Sandra Hope; Tony Kordos
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Malware (cyber-biological monster); Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Sarah Charles; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Elinore Beatty Stone (flashback); Justice League [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]] (flashback); Metal Men [Gold; Platinum] (image on monitor screen); Cyborg Superman [Zor-El] (image on monitor screen); Red Tornado (image on monitor screen); The Brain (image on monitor screen); Steel [John Henry Irons] (image on monitor screen); Robotman [Cliff Steele] (image on monitor screen); OMAC [Buddy Blank] (image on monitor screen); other technologically based characters (image on monitor screen); unnamed adversary (Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger)
Synopsis
Malware, a cyber-biological monster, is sent by a mysterious adversary to attack S.T.A.R. Labs Detroit, to monitor Cyborg's response and capabilities. While fighting to stop Malware, Cyborg learns a secret of his origin that his father has been hiding from him.
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

Indexer Notes

Cyborg's origin is recapped.

[Cyborg #1] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad (signed)
Inks
Will Conrad (signed)
Colors
Ivan Nunes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Dr. Sarah Charles
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #1 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad (signed)
Inks
Will Conrad (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Dr. Sarah Charles
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Part One: Awakening (Table of Contents: 9)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Tony Kordos; Scott Hanna
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
unnamed adversary (Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger); Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Dante Morris (criminal); Steve Olsen (criminal); Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Dr. Sarah Charles; Malware (cyber-biological monster, flashback); Kyree (young Cyborg fan); Hakim (young Cyborg fan); Brother Blue Evans (blind jazz musician); Kilg%re (cybernetic villain)
Synopsis
Cyborg stops an armored car robbery, but worries that he is not human after hearing his father's secret recorded concerns about whether Victor is man or machine. Sarah takes Victor out to experience his human side, and they meet up with some young fans and a jazz musician who bring out emotions in Victor. Meanwhile, a mysterious adversary (who is a Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger) unleashes a new technological villain against Victor.
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

Indexer Notes

Kilg%re first appeared to battle The Flash (Wally West) in Flash (1987 series) #3.

[Cyborg #2] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad (signed)
Inks
Will Conrad (signed)
Colors
Ivan Nunes (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #2 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad (signed)
Inks
Will Conrad (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Part Two: Trial and Terror (Table of Contents: 12)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Tony Kordos; Tom Palmer
Colors
Guy Major; Hi-Fi
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Dr. Sarah Charles; Kilg%re (villain); Dr. Silas Stone; Brother Blue Evans(memory); Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; the real Dr. Silas Stone (?)
Synopsis
Kilg%re attacks Victor and tries to convince him to turn against humanity and side with machines in a revolt against humanity.
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

[Cyborg #3] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Guy Major (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Justice League [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]]; Darkseid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #3 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 14)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Justice League [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]]; Darkseid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Part Three: Nightmare (Table of Contents: 15)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Will Conrad
Inks
Will Conrad
Colors
Ivan Nunes
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Justice League [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]] (vision in Victor's nightmares); Darkseid (vision in Victor's nightmare); Dr. Sarah Charles; Kilg%re (villain, flashback); unnamed waitress; Britton Claire (Victor's ex-girlfriend); Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger
Synopsis
Victor has nightmares of the Justice League not trusting him because he is not human. After running tests on him, Sarah and Victor go out to a jazz club, where they encounter Britton Claire, a woman who claims to be Victor's ex-girlfriend, but Victor has no memory of her. Victor discovers his father suppressed some of his memories after the accident that transformed him into Cyborg. He asks Dr. Morrow to restore his memories, but things go wrong. Meanwhile, Silas Stone has been captured by a doppelganger who has taken his place.
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

[Cyborg #4] (Table of Contents: 16)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (signed)
Colors
Guy Major (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #4 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 17)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Part Four: Mind Maze (Table of Contents: 18)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Timothy Green II
Inks
Joseph Silver
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Justice League [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]] (vision in Victor's nightmares); Darkseid (vision in Victor's nightmare); Wyrmms (malicious code in Victor's systems, destroyed); Malware (flashback); unnamed S.T.A.R. Labs security guards; Dr. Sarah Charles; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Dr. Silas Stone; Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger; Elinore Stone (vision in Victor's memory); Britton Claire (vision in Victor's memory); unnamed love of Victor's life (vision in Victor's memory, presumably Dr. Sarah Charles)
Synopsis
Malicious code worms in Victor's systems attack his unconscious mind through his nightmares and memories, while Victor's physical body, with Victor's conscious mind not in control, runs amok in S.T.A.R. Labs. Victor's father continues to be held prisoner by his unnamed doppelganger who has taken his place at S.T.A.R. Labs.
Reprints
Keywords
S.T.A.R. Labs

[Cyborg #5] (Table of Contents: 19)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (credited); Tony Kordos (signed)
Colors
Guy Major (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Variant [Scarlett Taylor]; Darkseid
Reprints
Keywords
Mother Box

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Scarlett is given the name Variant in issue #6.

[Cyborg #5 - black and white cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 20)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (credited); Tony Kordos (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Variant [Scarlett Taylor]; Darkseid
Reprints
Keywords
Mother Box

Indexer Notes

Black and white art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing. Includes credits for issue.

The Imitation of Life Part Five: Regeneration (Table of Contents: 21)

Cyborg / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
John Semper Jr.
Pencils
Allan Jefferson; Derec Aucoin [as Derec Donovan]
Inks
Scott Hanna; Derec Aucoin [as Derec Donovan]
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Operative Echo [Scarlett Taylor] (introduction, CIA agent); Elinore Stone (flashback); Dr. Silas Stone; Aldous (man/machine hybrid, Dr. Stone's captor); Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Brother Blue Evans; Savion Jones (gang member); Rashid Coombs (gang member); Julian Thomas (gang member); Devon Taylor (gang member); Officer Rhonda Davis; Xenephon "Exxy" Clark (teenager, introduction); Officer Cicero Truit; Officer Bronson Fairfax; Lillian (runs Veterans' Disabilty Ceneter); Angie; unnamed disabled veterans; Dr. Silas Stone doppelganger; Dr. Sarah Charles; Dr. Thomas Oscar Morrow; Agent Steve Burch (CIA Agent)
Synopsis
Victor takes some time with Blue to get to know the neighborhood and befriends a group of disabled veterans who consider Cyborg to be a role model. The CIA asks Dr. Stone and his team to save the life of a female CIA Agent who was severely injured in a bombing by turning her into a female cyborg. Unknown to all, Dr. Stone has been replaced by his doppelganger who has his own motivations for going through with the procedure, while the real Dr. Stone is held captive by a man/machine hybrid.
Reprints
Keywords
Mother Box; S.T.A.R. Labs

Indexer Notes

Xenephon "Exxy" Clark will play a larger role starting in issue #8.

[Cyborg: Rebirth #1 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 22)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #1 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 23)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #2 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 24)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #3 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 25)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #4 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 26)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Cyborg #5 Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 27)

Cyborg / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Inks
Carlos D'Anda (signed)
Colors
Carlos D'Anda (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Variant [Scarlett Taylor]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Cyborg Rebirth Design (Table of Contents: 28)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Letters
Paul Pelletier (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg Silas Stone

Indexer Notes

character sketches of cyborg Silas

Malware Design (Table of Contents: 29)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Letters
Paul Pelletier (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Malware

Indexer Notes

Character sketch of Malware

S.T.A.R. Labs Concept Sketch (Table of Contents: 30)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Inks
Paul Pelletier (signed)
Letters
Paul Pelletier (signed)

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Concept sketch of S.T.A.R. Labs building

Cyborg #2 Cover Layout (Table of Contents: 31)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Conrad (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re

Indexer Notes

Layout for cover of Cyborg #2

Cyborg #3 Pencils (Table of Contents: 32)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]]; Darkseid

Indexer Notes

Pencils for cover of Cyborg #3

Cyborg #5 Cover Sketches (Table of Contents: 33)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Paul Pelletier
Letters
Paul Pelletier

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Mother Box; Brother Blue Evans

Indexer Notes

Cover sketches for Cyborg #5

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

It's War Between Man and Machines...And Cyborg Is Trapped in the Middle! (Table of Contents: 35)

Cyborg / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Conrad
Inks
Will Conrad
Colors
Ivan Nunes
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kilg%re

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Cyborg #2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cyborg
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Cyborg
  3. 2. [Title and Credits]
    Cyborg
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Cyborg: Rebirth #1]
    Cyborg
  6. 5. [Cyborg: Rebirth #1 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  7. 6. The Imitation of Life Prologue
    Cyborg
  8. 7. [Cyborg #1]
    Cyborg
  9. 8. [Cyborg #1 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  10. 9. The Imitation of Life Part One: Awakening
    Cyborg
  11. 10. [Cyborg #2]
    Cyborg
  12. 11. [Cyborg #2 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  13. 12. The Imitation of Life Part Two: Trial and Terror
    Cyborg
  14. 13. [Cyborg #3]
    Cyborg
  15. 14. [Cyborg #3 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  16. 15. The Imitation of Life Part Three: Nightmare
    Cyborg
  17. 16. [Cyborg #4]
    Cyborg
  18. 17. [Cyborg #4 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  19. 18. The Imitation of Life Part Four: Mind Maze
    Cyborg
  20. 19. [Cyborg #5]
    Cyborg
  21. 20. [Cyborg #5 - black and white cover reprint]
    Cyborg
  22. 21. The Imitation of Life Part Five: Regeneration
    Cyborg
  23. 22. [Cyborg: Rebirth #1 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  24. 23. [Cyborg #1 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  25. 24. [Cyborg #2 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  26. 25. [Cyborg #3 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  27. 26. [Cyborg #4 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  28. 27. [Cyborg #5 Variant Cover]
    Cyborg
  29. 28. Cyborg Rebirth Design
    Cyborg
  30. 29. Malware Design
    Cyborg
  31. 30. S.T.A.R. Labs Concept Sketch
    Cyborg
  32. 31. Cyborg #2 Cover Layout
    Cyborg
  33. 32. Cyborg #3 Pencils
    Cyborg
  34. 33. Cyborg #5 Cover Sketches
    Cyborg
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. It's War Between Man and Machines...And Cyborg Is Trapped in the Middle!
    Cyborg
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