Atomic Man

Real Name: Adam Mann

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: Scientist, former US Army Ranger

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Communists

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: Headline Comics #16 (Prize Publications, 1945)

Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength. Able to fly. Can fire gamma ray blasts from him right hand, but has to wear a lead glove to avoid releasing radiation all the time. He's a skilled fighter, having been invalided out of the US Army Rangers.

History: While experimenting with the radioactive isotope Uranium-235, scientist Adam Mann suffered a bizarre accident, leaving radioactive shrapnel embedded in his right hand, giving him atomic based superpowers. Fearing the growth of crime and communism, he decides to use these new abilities to battle these threats as Atomic Man.

Comments: It's interesting to note that the costume depicted above isn't something he chose to wear - somehow, simply removing his lead glove transforms his clothes and creates the helmet out of thin air.

Image used on right courtesy of Darrin Wiltshire's Micro Heroes site, used with permission.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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