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The Ultimate Blend: Cyclops Cosplay Combines X-Man with DC’s Legendary Dark Knight

Epic cosplay created by Instagram user Adrian D. (@cosplayorbust) turns the X-Men’s leader Cyclops/Scott Summers to DC’s Dark Knight.

In an incredible Cosplay, DC’s Batman combined with Marvel’s Cyclops to make “Cybat.”

Posted onto Instagram by user Adrian D. (@cosplayorbust) and with photography by BC Photography (@bryantcoxphotography), the “Cybat” cosplay reinvents DC’s Dark Knight as one of the founding members of Marvel’s X-Men, Cyclops. The caption reads: “With great power comes immense responsibility.”

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The Instagram video features the XMen: The Animated Series song, while showcasing the classic hallmarks such as DC’s Batsuit, Cyclops visor mask and glowing eyes. Adrian D. has posted numerous other Batman cosplay images and videos in the past, including other looks at the “Cybat” hybrid character.

Cyclops and Batman’s most recent Marvel and DC Adventures

Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Cyclops/Scott Summers first appeared in 1963’s X-Men#1. Longtime leader and member of the team that is named after him, Cyclops’ world has been turned upside-down when he and the rest of the people living on Krakoa are discovered to be manipulated by Mister Sinister in Sins of Sinister. The story is primarily concentrated on the main villain, the Quiet council of Krakoa and a few other characters, even though Cyclops as well as a few other X-Men have made regular appearances — follows mutantkind through a period of over 1,000 years as the world becomes trapped in a reality Sinister invented and later made permanent.

The character was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger Batman/Bruce Wayne first came out in 1939’s Detective Comics#27. Batman is one of DC’s core trio along with Superman and Wonder Woman, and a regular part of Justice League is one of the most well-known and popular superheroes.

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Batman’s solo comics recently put Bruce in a completely different variant of Gotham City after a battle with Failsafe the robot villain. The story of Batman#133 (by Chip Zdarsky, Mike Hawthrone, Adriano Di Benedetto, Tomeu Morey and Clayton Cowles), Bruce met an alternate version of the Riddler who is dressed in an orange suit and tattooed a question mark to his face. He also fought Two-Face, a Venom-addicted Harvey Dent and ended up in caves beneath the city, which Selina Kyle/Catwoman refers to as “Arkham.” Tim Drake/Robin witnessed Bruce’s sudden disappearance when they were battling Failsafe together, and has since taken it upon himself to find and rescue Bruce from the Dark Knight.

Batman’s other DC main series, Detective Comics features against the Dark Knight and a sinister family known as the Orghams. While their plans for Gotham City have not yet been fully revealed, the Orghams have been releasing demon creatures known as Azmer. Talia al Ghul and Mister Freeze also have prominent characters in Ram V’s series. Two-Face, who recently revealed Batman’s secret Identity is another character that plays a major role.

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