Tondo, the Omnipotent Robot

Real Name


First Appearance

Space Adventures #36 (Oct. 1960)

Original Publisher


Created by

Joe Gill, Bill Molno


A scientist named Siroco created Tondo, the Omnipotent robot, for space exploration. The planet where Tondo was created is not named, but a leader whom Siroco calls 'Your Excellency' desires to use Tondo to explore possible worlds to invade and spread despotism.

Tondo's first mission took an unexpected three years. He returns in bad shape, appearing damaged. Tondo shows moving pictures of the planet, displaying a desolate and unlivable planet. This dissuades the would-be invaders. Tondo's next mission is to Earth. Tondo intends on protecting the Earth by again deceiving the despotic conqueror.

Powers and Abilities

Tondo can turn invisible, has super strength to the point of lifting four tons with ease. His electronic brain is a super computer. He can travel at super-sonic speed by running. He can record and playback what he sees and hears. He is invulnerable to heat and physical damage.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Space Adventures #36
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