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Uploader: archiver_USA
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17-June-2010 3:22 pm
Username: jamie
Comment: Thanks archiver_USA! upload more if you have.
24-October-2011 2:53 pm
Username: jfglade
Comment: First rate scans. Jerry Robinson artwork on the titular feature.
12-May-2013 10:30 pm
Username: churnworks
Comment: Mortk Meskin art on the second feature, "Kid Crusaders"
15-November-2016 10:19 pm
Username: Crozfc
Comment: Thanks for this upload!
23-November-2016 12:05 pm
Username: Dr Zomblard
Comment: Great !!! tx a lot for this Atoman !!
17-August-2022 4:43 pm
Username: ryn.hanakuro
Comment: I need this for my thesis. Thank you so much for providing it

Issue: #1
Published: February 1946, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Paper Stock: Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format:
Notes: Indicia doesn't mention Spark, but states "published" and "copyrighted" by Ken Crossen. On sale date and volume number from the publication date and volume number reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 703755.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Atoman
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Atoman [Barry Dale]

Comic Story (15 pages) The Making of The Mightiest Man!
Featuring: Atoman
Synopsis: A committee meeting is held in the Atomic Institute to discuss ways that atomic power can be used constructively in aiding mankind, while, at the same time, a Mr. Twist and his henchmen have thoroughly investigated each committee member. Deciding that Barry Dale is a likely weak point, they decide to obtain the secret of atomic power from him and they kidnap him. Barry soon discovers that he is radioactive and assumes the identity of Atoman to battle Twist and his gang.
Credits: Letters: Rhoda Lewis
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Atoman [Barry Dale] (introduction, Origin) Dr. Carnet (Atomic Institute Scientist, Introduction) Kramer (security Guard At Atomic Institute, Introduction) Zelda James (Atomic Institute Employee, Introduction) Mr. Twist (villain, Introduction, Death) Twist's Henchmen [Fingers Rest Unnamed] (villains, Introduction For All, All Die)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Man Who Never Laughed!
Featuring: Kid Crusaders

Comic Story (1 page) Efficiency (?) Expert
Featuring: The Great Gimmick
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (7 pages) The Tiger Changes His Stripes
Featuring: Wild Bill Hickock
Genre: Biography Western-frontier

Text Story (2 pages) The Last Assignment
Synopsis: Story about race relations in the US at the tail end of World War II.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Drama

Comic Story (7 pages) Education in Crime!
Featuring: District Attorney
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (5 pages) The Mystery of the Missing Millionaires!
Featuring: Marvin the Great

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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