Overdrive / Cyclone

Real Name: Marty Eastman

Identity/Class: Chemically enhanced human, later cyborg

Occupation: Adventurer

AffiliationsBlitz(partner), Whiz Kids

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Cyclone

Base of Operations: Earth A

First Appearance: Big Bang #3 (Caliber)

Powers/Abilities: Able to move at superhuman speeds

History: Cyclone was the sidekick of the Blitz, superhuman speedster and member of the Round Table of America. After adventuring together for many years, the Blitz was killed in an explosion in the late 1980’s. Cyclone was crippled by the blast, but with the aid of cybernetic legs returned to action as Overdrive in the mid ’90’s.

Comments: The explosion that killed the Earth A Blitz and crippled Cyclone was first mentioned in Big Bang # 4 (Caliber series), but it has never actually been depicted.

Thanks to Chris Adams for information about this character.



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