This article is about the Headline Comics character. For the technician who was exposed to americium radiation and became known as The Atomic Man, see Harold McCluskey. For the song by Portugal, The Man, see Evil Friends.

Atomic-Man is a fictional superhero created by Charles Voight who first appeared in Headline Comics #16-21 (1945). He is also the first atomic superhero.[1][2][3][4]

Origin story

Dr. Adam Mann was experimenting with uranium-235 after the first atomic bomb was used. During the experiment he suffered a side effect from the uranium changing him into the superhuman being known as the Atomic-Man. His superpowers include "Atomic Blasts", flight, invulnerability, and super strength.


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