Atom the Cat

Real Name

Tom Cat

First Appearance

Atom the Cat 9 (Oct. 1957)

Original Publisher


Created by

Al Fago


When Tom Cat absorbed atomic rays from a nuclear reactor, he was mutated 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.

Powers and Abilities

Atom the Cat maintains his powers by eating fresh fish.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Atom the Cat #9-17
  • Giant Comics #3


  • His powers and power source were very similar to Atomic Mouse and Atomic Rabbit.
  • Although first appearing in issue #9 of "Atom the Cat," the numbering was continued from the Tom Cat series, featuring a different character (albeit, with the same alter-ego).

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