Classification: Advanced (future era; 40th century Earth-6311 or another base)
Creator: Presumably Kang the Conqueror (Nathaniel Richards)
Possessors: Kang the Conqueror
First Appearance: Avengers I#11 (December, 1964)
Powers/Abilities/Functions: If programmed with
images, photos, and data about an individual, he Atomo-Duplicator
can create a three-dimensional proto-image of that individual, from
which the Iso-Nuclear Duplicator could then create a robot duplicating the appearance and abilities of that individual.
I#11) - Using recordings of Spider-Man in action to compile data on his
powers and abilities via long hours of intensive study, Kang then fed
all photos and facts into his Atomo-Duplicator, which then created a
three-dimensional proto-image of the real Spider-Man.
I#11 - BTS) - When Iron Man was on a leave of absence from the Avengers
(circa Tales of Suspense I#61), Kang resolved that the time was right
to seek vengeance on the Avengers. Seeking to avoid risk of betrayal by
allying with anyone, Kang
resolved to use a robot under his command. Further seeking an
individual agent to avoid potential in-fighting as well as a being with
the power and skill to be successful, Kang resolved to create a
Kang next had his Iso-Nuclear Duplicator analyze the proto-image, which it then used to create a robotic duplicate of Spider-Man, possessing every ability of the original but answerable only to Kang.
After the robot identified itself, Kang allowed the proto-image to vanish, after which he sent the Spider-Man robot back to the 21st century where it engaged the Avengers.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Don Heck, and Chic Stone.
Kang's Spider-Man robot has been codenamed "Timespinner" for clarification.
Profile by Snood.
The Atomo-Duplicator should be distinguished from:
- the ISO-NUCLEAR DUPLICATOR - used by Kang to create the Spider-Man robot from the proto-image created by the Atomo-Duplicator--Avengers I#11
- ATOM SPHERE
- constructed by Grand Vizier of Polemachus; able to generate nuclear
explosion on Earth sufficient to destroy the planet, with the energies
released providing light and heat for Polemachus for
ATOMIC CHANGER - device used by Kiber the Cruel and his agents to incapacitate or render intangible organic beings--Black Panther I#11
- ATOMIC CITY of Earth-712 - city in
hometown of Dr. Spectrum--Squadron Supreme#1
- ATOMIC INVERTER X-99 PROTOTYPE -
designed by Roxxon, stolen by Batroc's Brigade for Maelstrom, added to
his Chronal Accelerator to bring about the end of the universe--GLA#2
- ATOMIC LOU (Lou Messner) - Delta
City, enemy of Fight Man, killed Kid Hit--Fight Man#1
- ATOMIC REASSEMBLER - device
created by Sigmar
which receives people who have been captured in a dimension cloak
cloud and restores them to human form--Eternals I#18
- ATOMI-GEDDON device - Hydra,
weapon of Strucker, deactivated by Avengers--She-Hulk II#7
- other "Atomo" or "Duplicator" devices
images: (without ads):
Avengers I#11, story pg. 4, panel 1 (atomo-duplicator creating proto-image);
panel 3 (completed Spider-Man robot)
Avengers I#11 (December, 1964) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Don Heck (penciler), Chic Stone (inker)
Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.
First posted: 10/03/2021
Last updated: 10/03/2021
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