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Charged by nuclear energy, possessing vast molecular powers, Captain Atom has the potential to be a literal god among men – a hero without limits. But the question is: Will he lose himself in the process? Don't miss the start of a legend from writer J.T. Krul (GREEN ARROW, TEEN TITANS) and artist Freddie Williams II (JSA ALL-STARS)!

Captain Atom fights a man in a robotic suit. During the fight he inadvertently reduces the metal in the suit to dust. He nearly does the same this to his own hand. He goes to the Continuum to talk with Dr. Heinrich Megala. Megala tells him he is fortunate it did not happen in his brain because if it had it could not be stopped. Just after this is revealed a simultaneous disaster happens in New York City. Atom races to the scene and stops the disasters. It ends on a cliffhanger.

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Pretty Boring 0

The Story: Captain Atom learns more about his powers. He attempts to stop a volcano in Manhattan. My Thoughts:So far writer J.T. Krul has failed to impress me with his work on his two series out of the new 52. Green Arrow #1 didn't live up to my expectations at all and while I had no expectations going into this issue, I wasn't impressed at all. I know nothing about Captain Atom at all going into this issue. I thought the cover was pretty cool and decided to give the issue a shot. He seems like ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Visually and emotionally flat from start to finish 0

"Captain Atom" was one of those DC New 52 titles that really needed to blow me away to keep me on board for more than one issue. Not only did it not blow me away, it turned out to be a drab and almost laborious read. J.T. Krul tries writing a story that both introduces us to a character and makes us care about his plight but I found it hard to invest in Captain Atom or his story. We get a sequence in the middle of the book that introduces us to the supporting characters working in a hidden rese...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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