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Mighty Atom: The Super-Hero and the People Who Inspired Him
DC Comics character The Mighty Atom is a rare combination of overlooked and enduring.  Simply a physically well-trained man of short stature in the Golden Age, the character received a post-atomic-age reboot for the Silver Age and beyond.  It's fairly well known that the Silver Age version of the character was in part inspired by[...]
Justice League of America #28 cover by David Williams and Steve Buccellato
Through a clever ploy from the Atom and the Ray, the JLA snatches Ahl from Chronos and retreat to another position However, Chronos has an eternity in which to plan, and he has an army of the most vicious warriors in history Can the Justice League protect Ahl from Chronos? Justice League of America #28 cover[...]
Atom
But the true star here is the Atom. Thawne's scalpel is stopped by the Atom (Brandon Routh) who pushes it back as he says, "Mitts of Mengele" He then proceeds to take out the Reverse-Flash, Green Arrow's doppelganger and a Nazi soldier, saving the day And as they are trying to escape, he shows off his[...]
Crisis
My favorite was the scene with the Atom taking on Reverse-Flash and Dark Arrow and saving Supergirl Often times on Legends, Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh) is portrayed as being a bit bumbling and more of an accidental hero For him to get a clear cut heroic moment was great to see and really looked cool[...]
Injustice 2
Or should that be guest stars? Because as well as The Atom bringing his size-altering style to the game, and Suicide Squad's Enchantress (thankfully, not in the movie's costume) bringing the dark magic to the brawler, we also get the surprise of Raphael…and Leonardo, and Michelangelo and Donatello. Yup, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are joining the[...]
Justice League Of America #18 Review: Stealing Fire From The Gods
Frost and Atom fall for it pretty hard, too Funnily enough, Lobo is the one who brushes the director off the quickest. It's not appealing to watch an obviously malicious director make easy fools of your heroes and have your heroes show a self-consciousness that most people grow out of by the time they leave high[...]
Brian Michael Bendis batman
Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]
Legends of Tomorrow
The Atom's power comes from his armor and White Canary and Heat Wave have no powers, they just use weapons and training Are the wanted for consorting with meta-humans? What exactly are they wanted for? DC's Legends of Tomorrow airs Tuesdays at 9 PM on the CW. https://youtu.be/JfmdIPp6Ni8 And we have a clip from tonight's episode of[...]
Roswell, The Beginnings Of The UFO Craze And What It Has To Do With DC Comics
So close, in fact, that a well-known DC Comics character is named after him. Raymond Palmer was the secret identity of the Silver Age version of diminutive DC Comics hero The Atom, created by Gardner Fox, Gil Kane, and Julius Schwartz The real-life Raymond Palmer was also a longtime friend of DC Comics editors and writers[...]
LEGO Batman Meets The Arrowverse
We may not be able to get Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist and Brandon Routh into the DC Movies… but the LEGO Batman meets the Arrowverse / CWverse in this clever little promo with LEGO Green Arrow, Flash, Supergirl and Atom The atom looks pretty cool in LEGO form. https://youtu.be/jG1o88NQS-0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript[...]
Cowboys And Dwarf Stars – Jonah Hex's Return To Legends
That will be when we get our first look at Citizen Steel in his new outfit and Ray Palmer back in the Atom suit. This article contains spoilers for the DC's Legends of Tomorrow episode Outlaw Country . . . . . Last night the team returned to the old west and their friend Jonah Hex (Johnathan Schaech) I just realized[...]
Black Canary, The Atom And Felicity Get Animated
In the latest episode of Vixen we get our first look at Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), The Atom (Brandon Routh) and Black Canary (Katie Cassidy) in the animated version of the CW Universe We also get Mari McCabe (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and Kuasa (Anika Noni Rose) make a trip to Star City. In the video below,[...]
The Legends Gain Heroes But Lose Something Important
He does it again in training with the Atom, which leads to a hull breach and them going to Feudal Japan because he doesn't know his strength when he's Citizen Steel Then he spends the rest of the episode trying to figure out how to turn it on again He seems to have it by[...]