the_cyan_lantern's Brightest Day: The Atom Special #1 - Nucleus, Prologue review
Summary: Following Brightest Day, Ray Palmer is returning to his destroyed lab were he meets with his professor to look at the past and solve a mystery.
The Good: In Blackest Night I surely became an Atom fan as he was Indigo tribe. Also when we saw that resurrected one shot with Hawkman and Atom. So going through this I felt a small sense of hype.
The Bad: With that small sense of hype I built up it just left me unfulfilled. Like "What happened when Ray was no longer part of the Indigo tribe?" or "How is he dealing after seeing his resurrected ex-wife?". But that wasn't the main reason why it didn't do so well. First we see a link to Brightest Day, cool, but then it rushes into 2 pages of action and the rest is his background. After that was all done we get another 2 pages of plot development and then told to pick up Adventure Comics #516 to follow the second feature. Maybe the Atom might not the most successful single title selling character but to read him in a second feature is not worth it.
Vote: 3 out of 5 If the Atom is your number one favorite character buy otherwise it's not worth it.
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