Parmanu was created by Sanjay Gupta in 1991 and features in comic books of the same name published by Raj Comics. Without the mask, he is Inspector Vinay, an officer in the Delhi Police Department. A special suit given to Vinay by his maternal Uncle, Prof. K.K enables Parmanu with various atomic based powers. He can fire atomic rays from his wrist and chest and his belt contains various gadgets. Parmanu`s other powers include size-manipulation, teleportation, ability to transform into atoms and flying. Nearly 40 titles have been published till date by Raj Comics on Parmanu.