Atom the Cat

Real Name

Tom Cat

First Appearance

The All American Tom Cat #4 (April 1956)

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Originally a regular (but anthropomorphic) cat, Tom absorbed atomic rays from a nuclear reactor and acquired super powers. The scientists responsible for the reactor gave him a cape and convinced Tom to work for his country and the world, becoming the superhero Atom the Cat. Atom the Cat maintains his powers by eating fresh fish.

Public Domain Appearances

  • The All American Tom Cat #4-8
  • Atom the Cat #9-17
  • Giant Comics #3

See Also

  • ComicVine 1 & 2
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