Biographical Information
Real NameDirk Swenson
Wild Card TraitsEnhanced strength
Social Information
Place of BirthUSA
CitizenshipCitizen of the United States
Base of OperationsNew York City
AffiliationsThe Jokertown Boys
First AppearanceDeuces Down
CreatorKevin Andrew Murphy

Atlas is a fictional character from the Wild Cards series of books. He is the drummer for The Jokertown Boys, a gothic rock band of wild carders, for whom he also provides heavy lifting duties.

Wild Card TraitsEdit

Atlas was physically transformed by the wild card virus to have a heavily muscled appearance, making him almost as wide as he is tall, and his musculature grants him enhanced strength.


Atlas has delicate features and a hugely muscled body, a loud booming voice and a taste in psychedelic clothes that makes Captain Trips look conservative.


  • Atlas is rumoured to be the secret love child of Starshine.
  • He was infected with the Wild Card virus by Typhoid Croyd.

Selected ReadingEdit

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