Cyborgs of the 1980s


Roy Batty, one of the are-they-cyborgs-or-what Replicants, from Blade Runner.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Pris, the other one of Blade Runner's ambiguously cyborg Replicants.

Cyborgs of the 1980s


Kryten from Red Dwarf (1988).

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Death's Head, Marvel UK's bounty hunter who met the Doctor and the Transformers on different occasions. (1987)

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Donald Pierce, a cyborg X-Men villain and bona fide dandy.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Lady Deathstrike and the Reavers, cybernetic X-Men villains. (1983)

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Silvermane, a geriatric Mafia cyborg, and possibly the most ill-conceived Spider-Man villain — which is saying a lot. (1982)

Cyborgs of the 1980s


Ronin by Frank Miller.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

RoboCop (1987).

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Bionic Commando, classic Nintendo game cover art.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Pearl Prophet, the titualar Cyborg from the Jean Claude Van Damme movie Cyborg (1989).

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Cover art for Cyborg Hunter, a SEGA master system game (1988).

Cyborgs of the 1980s


Gary Gygax's Bionic Commando cover art

Cyborgs of the 1980s

One of the most famous cyborgs of the 1970s and 1980s, unmasked — from a figure replica.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Lobot from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Inspector Gadget. (1983)

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Mean Machine Angel, whose forehead dial controls his aggression, from murderous to crazy murderous. (1980)

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Molly Millions, created by William Gibson

Cyborgs of the 1980s


Dr. Arkeville, the only human character in the Transfomers show ever to sell out to the Decepticons (1984).

Cyborgs of the 1980s

The Witch Queen, from Michael Jackson's infamous Captain EO Disney 3-D movie.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Cyborg, one of the most crucial members of DC's New Titans.

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Japanese cyberpunk horror film Tetsuo: The Man Of Iron (1989)

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Pencils from cover of Terminator #1 comic book

Cyborgs of the 1980s

Terminator comic book cover