Solar: Man of the Atom #1 (2014) – By Jason S. Lockard

It all started with an accident… a spark! Doctor Solar he first appeared in a comic book published by Gold Key Comics in the 1960s. Now Dynamite comics has brought back our man of the atom for all new adventures!

In issue #1 the brilliant Dr. Phil Seleski a nuclear physicist seeks to unlock the secrets of the universe, but in once accident he gains near- limitless powers. Dr. Seleski begrudgingly becoming a "hero".

The story by Frank Barbiere and artwork by Joe Bennett (Iron Man) bring us an amazing first issue! The story flows and the artwork is beautiful. This is a great introduction to Dr. Solar. It will keep you turning the page right up to the cliffhanging end.

If your a fan or if you would like to uncover the origins of The man of the atom for only $3.99 it’s not bad at all! Head over to to learn more about this release.

Moral Rating: violence
Audience: teens and adults
Genre: Action / adventure / super hero
Released: 2014
Rating: A+