Atom I

Atom I   
Dex:   8   Str:   5   Body:    6
Int:   7   Will:  9   Mind:    7
Infl:  5   Aura:  6   Spirit:  8
Initiative: 24  Hero Points:  75

Skills: *linked
Acrobatics: 8*
Martial Artist: 8*
Scientist: 7*

Advantages:  Connections:  All-Star Squadron (High), Calvin College (High), Justice Society of America (High); Intensive Training; Lightning Reflexes

Drawbacks: Serious Irrational Attraction: Atom is very sensitive about his height, and frowns on "short jokes"; Mistrust (1951-'55 only); Secret Identity 

Alter Ego: Al Pratt

Motivation: Upholding the Good
Occupation: Physics Professor
Wealth: 5

Source: 2nd Edition Background/Roster Book, page 34; World at War Sourcebook, page 45

Ed's Notes: This combines both entries, as the WaW Soucrebook omits Connection: All-Star Squadron (High) and his Mistrust Drawback. B/R Book lists his Occupation as Physics "Student," but his Scientist of 7 and Wealth of 5 tell me that the WaW book has it right.  Also, the B/R Book lists his Str as 5/12 and his Body as 6/9. But it gives no indication as to when to apply the higher number. The WaW book leaves them out, but talks about his "Superhuman Strength" and "lifting a car over his head" in his description. So... I'm confused about that. What I've read of All-Star Comics suggests he had NO actual super-powers, just Charles Atlas Training.  But if anyone has any information or suggestions, I'm open to them.


  1. Apparently he got them from atomic fallout in 1945

  2. As I recall, Al received his radiation exposure when the All-Star Squadron crossed over with the CRISIS in April 1942, and his super strength manifested five years later. He was trained by Joe Morgan, as were Ted Grant and Jim Harper. Also around the CRISIS, Liberty Belle and Johnny Quick were married and spent their wedding night at Billy Batson's residence.

    1. OK, thanks for that clarification. I'll need to go back and update this entry at some point.

  3. Think the picture is actually Atom's son Damage

  4. This image is for Atom Smasher, not Atom... Just an FYI