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Gear is a name used by two unrelated characters in the DC Universe.

The first Gear was a Lisnarian named I.Z.O.R., who eventually became a member of the Legion of Superheroes. He was born in the planet Lisnar, and his spacies is known galaxywide for their ability to generate gadgets from their techno-organic bodies.

The second Gear was Richard "Richie" Foley, the best friend of Virgil Hawkins aka Static, who became a superhero in Dakota City using a variety of high-tech devices and weapons. Richie adapts some elements from the Dakotaverse character Rick Stone.

I.Z.O.R. was created by Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw, and Scott Kolins, first appearing in Legion of Super-Heroes  (Volume 4) #117 (1999). Richie Foley was created by Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan, first appearing in the Static Shock episode Shock to the System (2000).

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