CYBORG SUPERMAN Making a New 52 Comeback?
DC's latest edition of 'What's New in the New 52' is showing off the possible debut of Cyborg Superman in the New 52. This image was posted to DC's website along with the following text by editor-in-chief Bob Harras.
"Some of you might remember the last time a Cyborg Superman showed up. Would we dare revisit such a classic storyline? Hmmm. Well, never say never, right? As I've been telling you, all bets are off. Everything's on the table.
"Sorry to make your head explode on a Friday, but enjoy Kenneth Rocafort's lovely sketch in the meantime. We'll be in the conference room discussing … oh, never mind."
The original Cyborg Superman, created by Dan Jurgens, was introduced in the "Reign of the Supermen" story in 1993, following the high-profile "Death of Superman" arc a year earlier. It was a new guise for previously introduced character Hank Henshaw, and one of four characters positioned as potential replacements to the Man of Steel.
Henshaw claimed to be the real Superman rebuilt with technology, but later showed his villainous ways. He was responsible for the destruction of Coast City, and later became a member of the Sinestro Corps. A still-human version of Henshaw made his first New 52 appearance in Team 7.