Old Hob is a major antagonist in the IDW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.
He was the first villain faced by the TMNT and later becomes the founder and leader of the Mighty Mutanimals but after the death of Slash returns to being a villain again.
Old Hob was originally just a normal House cat adopted by a young boy but his parents kicked the cat out which became a street cat. Through the years Old Hob was abused by Humans which nursed his disdain for them and then was affected by the ooze which caused him to become a mutant. He would later form a gang using humans as pawns. He would soon fight Raphael and Casey Jones but later loses his eye at the hands of Splinter and then vowed revenge. He was soon kidnapped by Baxter Stockman and was tortured and experimented on before later teaming up with him to get revenge on the turtles and splinter. He later encounters Slash and later befriends him together they rebelled against Stockman and decide to form his own gang of mutants. Soon he later gains more members like Mondo Gecko,Sally Pride,Man Ray,Mutagen Man,and hermit the mutant crab. Old Hob would later form the Mighty Mutanimals and was also involved with the City fall arc with Slash and fought against Hun with Slash. He would evolved into a more anti-hero of sort and sometimes ally of the turtles until Agent Bishop appeared and had caused Slash's death. This caused Hob's hatred of humans to rise back up but this time instead of killing humans he decides to use a mutagen bomb to mutate most of the humans into mutants.
Powers and Abilities
Old Hob is stronger than the average human and is quite skilled with combat and weapons.