A humanoid chicken robot built for Arcade, he had the ability to send mental commands to his victims and suggest behaviour.[1] However, Rooster was destroyed in the Emerald City after being ordered to kill Excalibur by Arcade, as Kitty had used his technology to build her own robots, ‘The Merry Maladies’, who exploited each robot’s weakness.[2]


Rooster Cockburn had mind control powers.[1]

Like the rest of the Loonies, Rooster Cockburn was a parody of a famous Looney Tunes cartoon character, in his case Foghorn Leghorn. His name is also a reference to the character Rooster Cogburn from the novel and film True Grit.

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