Real Name: Lancaster Hill
Identity/Class: Human Mutate
Enemies: The Blue Jaguar, Hypnos
Known Relatives: Anna Hill (deceased)
Base of Operations: New York City
First Appearance: Thrilling Adventure Stories #1 (Atlas Comics)
Powers/Abilities: Cat-like agility and the strength of a tiger. His gloves also sport razor sharp claws.
History: While working at a medical clinic in Zambia, Dr Lancaster Hill injects himself with the chromosome that gives a tiger its strength and speed. This transforms him, giving him abilities on a par with the great cat. Returning to New York City he meets up with his sister who shortly after is robbed and murdered by two criminals working in a rodeo. Adopting the identity of Tiger-Man, he tracks them down and kills them.
Comments:Issue #1 written by Gabe Levy with pencils by Ernie Colon (actually there's no credit given on that isue but I'm basing it on the information that was in the "letter from the editor" section). Issue #2 written by Gerry Conway with all artwork by Steve Ditko. Issue #3 written by Gerry Conway with pencils by Steve Ditko and inks by Al Milgrom
Profile by Grant Forsythe.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Tiger Man, Street and Smith Golden Age hero
Tigerman, Fiction House Golden Age hero
Tigerman, UK character
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