Catspaw (Character)


Real Name: April Dumaka

Publisher: DC comics

Created by:  Tom Bierbaum, Mary Bierbaum and  Chris Sprouse

1st appearance: Legion of Super-Heroes vol. 4 #33

Nationality: Unknown

Team Affiliations: Legion of Superheroes

Legal Status: Unknown

Height: 5’7              Weight: 120 lbs

Eyes:  Yellow            Hair: Brown

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Unknown

Powers: Cat-like speed and agility, enhanced senses, and retractable claws.


Dumaka was captured by the Dominators and subjected to genetic manipulation which granted her a feral catlike body and powers. A squadron of the Legion of superheroes, the SW6 were also being held in the same chamber from which she emerged so she joined the team almost immediately. She remained with the team until “Zero Hour” erased her timeline from continuity.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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