Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom # 6 (November 1963) was an important issue – because not only do we get a new artist in Frank Bolle, we also get our first booklength story! A powerful android battles Doctor Solar with Gail’s life hanging in the balance!
Doctor Solar invents a new element that attracts the attention of the evil Nuro — and Gail finally learns our hero’s secret! It’s an important issue, especially when the Man of the Atom dons his trademark uniform for the very first time! All of this happened in September 1963’s Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom # 5.
Barry returns with a look at Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom # 4 (June 1963). Thrill to the evil Nuro’s latest plan! Gasp as Doctor Thor Neilsen and Gail experience a love connection that threatens to derail her relationship with Doctor Solar! Plus: a detailed look at the career of writer Paul S. Newman.
Barry takes a look at Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom # 3 (March 1963). In this classic Gold Key issue, Doctor Solar battles an invisible criminal working on behalf of Nuro! In the backup, Solar must confront an out-of-control weather satellite while dealing with the fact that he’s been split into positive and negative versions of himself! Plus: Who was Bob Fujitani? Listen to find out!
Another exciting episode – this time looking at Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom # 2 from December 1962!
Barry is back to take a critical look at Doctor Solar issue 1 (October 1962)! How does Solar gain his powers and who is the traitor in his midst?