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Gearhead
Gearhead
General Information
Real name: Nathan Finch
First Appearance: Detective Comics #712 (August 1997)
Created by: Chuck Dixon
Bob McLeod
Affiliations: Secret Society of Super Villains
Abilities: His arms and legs have been replaced cybernetic limbs, each with their own cybernetic arsenal
Portrayed by: Will Friedle


HistoryEdit

Origin:Edit

Gearhead is Nathan Finch. While he was kidnapping and holding his boss' daughter for ransom, he runs afoul of Batman who rescues her. Unfortunately he wasn't able to save Nathan from falling to an icy death. Nathan Finch's body was discovered by two down-and-out people who take him to an unnamed underworld doctor. It turned out that Nathan wasn't dead and the doctor wanted his knowledge of cybernetics. Due to ravages of frostbite, the doctor removed his arms and legs and replaced them with cybernetic arms and legs. Nathan becomes Gearhead and develops his own cybernetic arsenal of removable body parts as well as a goal to exterminate Batman, whom he refers to as the "vermin".

No Man's LandEdit

He played a part in the Robin section of the No Man's Land crossover, in which he is one of a number villains competing for control of Gotham City's sewers. Without the use of Cybernetic arms and legs, he is forced into partnership with the thuggish Tommy Mangles, who carries around Finch's torso. The duo are iced by Mr. Freeze, a fate particularly frightening for Gearhead, given his origin.

Rush CityEdit

Gearhead puts in an appearance in the comic mini-series Rush City, where he is physically attached to his car.

Infinite CrisisEdit

In Infinite Crisis, Gearhead became a member of the Secret Society of Super Villains.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Gearhead possesses an arsenal a cybernetic weapons in his arms and legs, as well as spare limbs that he can swap out on the fly.

In other mediaEdit

The BatmanEdit

See: Gearhead (The Batman).

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