Real Name: Melanie Ilk
Identity/Class: Human mutant
Occupation: Elementary School Student
Affiliations: Tod Johnson (best friend), The Two Fisted Five (Teen Idol, Snakefist, Neon Varmint, Suburbanaut), Tutenstein, Oddette, Space Ape # 8, Bug Patrol (Megafly, Manbug, Ghost Bee, Zapper)
Enemies: Bela Kiss, Giant Radio Controlled Robot, Gargantua Monkey, Vicki Von Vermin, Jetcrud, Weremoth
Known Relatives: Orwin Ilk (step-father), Mrs. Ilk (mother), Avery Ilk (annoying stepbrother)
Aliases: Melanie McCay (before her mom got remarried without consulting her)
Base of Operations: Oddville, Land of Nod
First Appearance: Oddville newspaper strip (c.1994).
Powers/Abilities: Super Strength, Super Speed, Flight, Invulnerability, Super Hearing, Astral Projection, X-Ray vision
History: "I fly like a jet, I fight like a cat, hence the name!" Melanie Ilk is an eight year old girl who is secretly the superhero Jetcat.
Comments: Created by Jay Stephens.
Jetcat began in the newspaper strip Oddville, which was later published in collected format by Art Ick and subsequently Oni Press. There were also four short cartoons made in 1999 and 2000 for Nickolodeon's KABLAM! which starred Jetcat.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Jet, daughter of Backlash
Jetboy, died trying to prevent the outbreak of the Wild Card virus
Jet Fury, Australian hero
Jet Girl, ally of Tank Girl
Jet Jaguar, Japanese hero, foe of Godzilla
Jetpack Jack, New Zealand hero
The Jet-Skaters, teenage British heroes
Jetstream, Bizarre Heroes character
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