Real Name: Dorrie Lopez
Identity/Class: Human mutate
Affiliations: The Atomics
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: Snap City
First Appearance: (as normal human / street beatnik) Madman Comics #1 (Dark Horse); (began to develop powers) Madman Comics #15 (Dark Horse)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength in her Slug form (she can switch forms at will). The Slug can also generate an acidic substance from her large hands which can melt through rock.
History: Dorrie was one of a group of street beatniks who stumbled across an alien spore left behind by Zenelle, an alien female looking to find a mate. The spore caused all of them to mutate, giving them a warty, pustulent appearance. At first they were extremely unhappy with this disfigurement, and blamed their exposure on the hero known as Madman, but eventually one of them discovered the change hadn't ended with their initial appearance alterations. Each of them was able to develop superpowers, and in the case of most of them this also fixed their lumpy looks. They decided to become a superhero team (and band), calling themselves the Atomics.
Comments: Created by Mike Allred.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
The Slug, a Marvel Comics crimelord from Miami
Slugger, a minor hero from Astro City
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