Capes and Japes
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11 days ago

#263 – Albert Rothstein

Nuklon/Atom Smasher

Today we talk about Albert Rothstein, a very tall boy who can get even taller, who used to go by Nuklon (on account of the radiation) but later called himself Atom Smasher (on account of... smashing? atoms?)

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-All-Star Squadron (1981) #25
-Infinity, Inc. (1984)
-Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) reading order
-Millennium (1987) reading order
-Kingdom Come (1996)
-JSA (1999)
-52 (2006)
-Black Adam: The Dark Age (2007) #5
-The Justice Society of America (2007)
-JSA All-Stars (2009)
-Blackest Night: JSA (2009)
-Doomsday Clock (2017) #12)

-Nightwing (2016) #100
-Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #7
-Legion of X (2022) #9

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