Cat-Man (Marvel)(01 - Townshend Horgan)
Real Name: Townshend Horgan
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Briefly possessed superhuman agility.
Along with Ape-Man, Bird-Man, and Frog-Man, Towshend Horgan was recruited by a man named the Organizer to form the Ani-Men. Horgan had what was described as "feline agility". The Organizer was secretly Abner Jonas, a candidate for mayor of New York City, who sent the Ani-Men on missions to undermine the current administration. Daredevil defeated them and the Ani-Men and Organizer all went to prison. Later, Ape-Man, Bird-Man, and Cat-Man formed a team called the "Unholy Three" and worked with the Exterminator.
Ape-Man, Bird-Man, and Cat-Man later rejoined the Ani-Men, and the Ani-Men went to work for Count Nefaria. Nefaria's scientists submitted the unwilling Ani-Men to processes that gave them superhuman powers and animal-like forms, although eventually they reverted back to normal.
Nefaria sent the four original Ani-Men to kill Tony Stark, however the Spymaster had intended to kill Stark with a bomb, which killed the Ani-Men instead.
First Appearance: Daredevil (1964) #10
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Annual 02 Iron Man (1968)
- 'While The City Sleeps!'#10
- 'While The City Sleeps!'#11
- 'A Time To Unmask!'#36
- 'The Name Of The Game Is Mayhem!'#39
- 'The Exterminator and the Super-Powered Unholy Three'#40
- 'The Fallen Hero!'#41
- 'The Death Of Mike Murdock!'#158
- 'A Grave Mistake!'
#115 Marvel Team-Up (1972)
- 'Anguish, Once Removed!'#139
- 'Chapter III, Facades, Ruses & Masques'
#25 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'Three Into Two Won't Go!'
#16 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Book of the Dead (Air-Walker to Death-Stalker)'
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
#94 Wolverine Encyclopedia (1996)
- 'The Doomsmith Scenario!'#95
Wolverine Saga (1989)
#1 X-Men: Odd Men Out (2008)
- 'Book One: Beginnings'
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