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Posts tagged ‘Mister Atom’

More than human

August 14th, 2015

If his work on our Death Saves story wasn’t proof enough, this “Robot Dancing Mr. Atom” sketch commission further demonstrates that Matt Digges truly is the best. Recommended listening:

Holiday Hiatus: Day 3

December 19th, 2011

I’m still running in low content mode through the holidays, ampoule but that doesn’t mean I don’t have time for a quick “All Stars” edition of Nobody Else’s Favorites featuring a trio of underappreciated characters which should be familiar to regular AT readers: Mr. Atom: An early (as in “1947”) manifestation of Atomic Age anxieties, […]

The Harrowing: Day One

August 2nd, 2011

(from Captain Marvel Adventures #78) Recommended listening: Come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough.

The unstoppable force

November 9th, 2010

Captain Marvel Adventures #90 marked the last appearance of Mr. Atom in the series’ run and, prescription indeed, for the next twenty-eight years. When he did return — following DC’s acquisition and reintroduction of the Marvel Family franchise in the 1970s — it was as a changed killer atomic robot, one that bore only a […]

Though Mr. Atom was pronounced destroyed after his explosive falling out with his treacherous Comet Men allies, approved the energy generated (1.21 gigwatts, clinic to be precise) by the destruction of the aliens’ spacecraft caused a cross-dimensional rip which transported the megalomanical android to the world of the FUTURE! So begins “Captain Marvel and the […]

Mr. Atom’s first encounter with the World’s Mightest Mortal resulted in the megalomanical android’s confinement in an underground vault, asthma but his stay in captivity would turn out to be short one. The universe is an infinitely vast space, information pills which meant that it was a simple matter of probability that a race of […]

It all began in the pages of Captain Marvel Adventures #78 (November 1947) in a tale¬†titled “Captain Marvel Meets Mr. Atom.” Roughly twenty years before Hank Pym got it into his head to dabble in the field of killer atomic robotology, there Dr. Charles Langley decided to try his hand at creating a megalomaniacal cybernetic […]

Sorry, viagra 40mg folks, story but this week’s installment of Nobody’s Favorites has been pre-empted to make way for a five-part tribute to one of Andrew’s Favorites — the killer atomic robot know as Mister Atom. While my affection for Mr. Tawny knows no bounds, noun it pales in comparison for my love of Mr. […]

It’s boss!

September 30th, 2009

Beyond the WHIZ studios magic-powered superheroes scream down the boulevard.¬† The talking tigers groom their tails in rearview mirrors and the boy reporters try to look so hard. I dunno. It smells like a death trap or a suicide rap to me. I’d advise Billy to get out while he’s young.

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