Seeking a means to locate the young runaway mutant Cyclops (Scott Summers), Scott Summers, Professor X, Charles Xavier (Professor X) built a makeshift device he dubbed Cyberno. Pinpointing Summers’ location, Cyberno also detected a second mutant, the criminal Living Diamond. After rescuing Summers from the Living Diamond and recruiting him as Cyclops, the first member of the team of trainee mutants that became the X-Men, Xavier realized that an enhanced version of Cyberno would allow him to locate even more mutants. Refining the design, Xavier created a new version shortly before Phoenix (Jean Grey), Jean Grey joined the X-Men as Marvel Girl, naming it Cerebro, from the Latin ...
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At a Glance
- Real Name:
- Place of Birth:
- Xavier Institute For Higher Learning, Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, Salem Center, New York
- First Appearance:
- (As Cyberno) X-Men #40 (1968); (as Cerebro) X-Men #7 (1964); (as Founder) Uncanny X-Men #360 (1998)