The Gene Bomb was a device created by the Dominators, a violent extraterrestial species once affliated with the Alien Alliance and and item in Invasion! .
This bomb was designed to negate the effects of the metagene and disable the powers of the metahumans.
- Though a sole explosive device, the Gene Bomb shared the similar but plural name of the bombs created by the warmongering race known as the Xorda in the Archie Comics series of Sonic the Hedgehog.
- Likewise the Marvel villain High Evolutionary also utilized a Gene Bomb device to devastate Earth's mutant population - causing an uproar in the Neo community.