Ancillary franchise member. Recruited as an associate of Sunspot's Avengers prior to Avengers (5th series) #36. Confirmed active member of Avengers Idea Mechanics in New Avengers (4th series) #1.
Pod was a symbiotic bio-mechanical A.I., or Planetary Operational Defense System. It bonded with Aikku upon coming to Earth, but in New Avengers (4th series) #15 was too badly damaged to survive. Pod's "consciousness" ended, but Aikku continued on after it with the Pod undersuit as Enigma.