Sort of a weird question/opinion about Professor X

#1 Posted by Burnstar1230 (207 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe this has been brought to the attention of others in the past but noticing all of the technology that the marvel universe has, why is it that no one has ever decided to give professor X cybernetic legs? I know there have been several times when Charles has regained the use of his legs, but he's always fated to damage his legs beyond use shortly after. So why not go the Forge route and create cybernetic legs for himself? I mean, if he can create the Danger Room and co-create Cerebro AND has connections with the likes of Reed Richards and Tony Stark, it seems like there wouldn't bee too much of a problem with creating artifical legs.

#2 Posted by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio

He did have a Shi'ar exoskeleton that allowed him to walk. I think he liked using the wheel chair or the much cooler hover chair. It gained him respect like Joe Flaherty's character on SCTV. Besides he can walk again now anyway.

#3 Posted by Edamame (27944 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess his wheelchair is a trademark of his. 
*shrugs*
Not sure. lol
 
However, Xavier should be suing both the Shadow King and Lucifer for having broken his legs. LOL

#4 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19714 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he's still walking, or dead. I'm not really sure anymore.

#5 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

Because he gets them broken 2 issues later.

#6 Posted by Shadow_Thief (2509 posts) - - Show Bio

He's a telepath; he doesn't really need his legs to do what he does.

#7 Posted by xerox_kitty (15761 posts) - - Show Bio

He had them in the future timeline in Wolverine & the X-Men. 
 
But he's been walking for years now.  Hopefully Marvel wont go back down the 'wheelchair' route.  They've got to stop teating their characters like gimmicks.
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#8 Posted by lectriccolossus (436 posts) - - Show Bio

i think it keeps him humble with all that power in his dome, he shouldnt lose tht sense of humility...isnt he walking now?
#9 Posted by Burnstar1230 (207 posts) - - Show Bio
@lectriccolossus said:
" i think it keeps him humble with all that power in his dome, he shouldnt lose tht sense of humility...isnt he walking now? "
Yeah, I guess he's making an example out of himself. And yeah, I just found out that Professor X can walk again, but I guess the point I was trying to make is that he's been in that chair for so long and with other beings that can create dimensional portals and clean energy could at least give the guy a pair of legs.@xerox-kitty said:
" He had them in the future timeline in Wolverine & the X-Men.  But he's been walking for years now.  Hopefully Marvel wont go back down the 'wheelchair' route.  They've got to stop teating their characters like gimmicks. "
Yeah, I remember that from Wolverine and the X-Men, but I think they're going to eventually go down that route again, sooner rather than later since he's slightly more recognizable in the wheelchair than on his own two feet. Being a professor and all, a physically fragile guy in comics is stereotypically a genius in some sense of fashion.
#10 Posted by SC (12691 posts) - - Show Bio

I think at one point they tried to explain it away that the damage was as much psychological as it was physiological. So in order for Xavier to physically walk with technology or artificial limbs, he must first learn to walk... in his mind!!! (lol) Plus why haven't Xavier, Forge, Reed bottled Wolverines blood and just grown back Karma and Hellions hands instead of giving them those funky as metal death claws. 

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#11 Posted by Jotham (4564 posts) - - Show Bio

Wouldn't he have to cut off his legs to attach cybernetic legs, or do you mean an exoskeleton type thing?

#12 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

 He keeps misplacing it I guess? Charles has a lot on his mind...
#13 Posted by SC (12691 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jotham said:
" Wouldn't he have to cut off his legs to attach cybernetic legs, or do you mean an exoskeleton type thing? "
 
I am sure Wolverine wouldn't mind chopping off the dead weight. Wouldn't be the first time he cut the legs off another team mate. 
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#14 Posted by xerox_kitty (15761 posts) - - Show Bio

Notice how they dump Elixir every time they want to disfigure someone?
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#15 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
" Notice how they dump Elixir every time they want to disfigure someone? "
Which is really infuriating, Elixir is awesome. The whole New X-Men class was though.

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