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  • Issue #1
    Mighty Atom (1957 M. E.) 1

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. When danger threatens the tiny pixies who live in the town of Pixerary, Pete Pixie changes into his secret identity, The Mighty Atom. The pixies play a prank using the telephone; The Pixies build a motorboat from a saucepan and an eggbeater, but the Waterbugs want to steal it for themselves; The Mosquito Mob attacks the Pixie newspaper, which is about to publish a mosquito-busting expose. Cover by Archie comics legend Dan DeCarlo. The Blue Mystery; Piracy on the High Seas; The Mosquito Mob; 'Round the World; Rub-a-dub-dub; Pixie Play-Land Pool; Shoot the Works; Pic-Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Mighty Atom (1963 I.W. Reprint) 1

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Monster Massacre HC (2013 Atomeka/Titan Comics) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Written by Joe Simon. Art by Jack Kirby and Dave Wilkins. Cover by Garry Leach. Monster Massacre is an exciting new graphic anthology series for fans of science fiction, fantasy, big monsters, and all-out adventure! It's also an introduction to a Who's Who of comics talent past, present, and future! From all around the world, the greatest comic talents are given full and free rein to explore the universe, in all its monstrous beauty, horror, and excitement! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Museum of Mistakes: The Fart Party Collection TPB (2015 Atomic Book Company) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Julia Wertz. In 2004, Julia Wertz began a series of funny, irreverent autobiographical comics she called "The Fart Party." After posting these comics online at fartparty.org to acclaim and controversy. She eventually started collecting these comics as self-published minis which found their way to Atomic Books in Baltimore who thought they ought to be collected into a proper book so as to garner Julia more laughs and hate mail. As these things go, the first volume was so successful, there was a second volume. Both are out of print, but Museum of Mistakes collects them into one book, plus numerous pages of Julia's early comic work, unpublished and/or previously uncollected comics, short stories, illustrations, process pages, hate mail, sketchbook pages, tear stains, and more. Softcover, 400 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $24.00.

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    Canadian edition with $1.35 cover price. Aug 1988. His years in the jungle have taught him how to survive anywhere...and now the world's smallest super-hero, the Atom, is back in an ongoing series! Ray Palmer returns to the United States, leaving behind the South American jungle civilization and its people he had embraced in the Sword of the Atom mini-series. But the America he comes home to is different and it's all he can do to readjust to the changes. And that's to say nothing of the physical changes the Atom has undergone since he's been gone. It's a whole new life of solid super-hero action for the Atom, brought to you by writer Roger Stern, penciller Dwayne Turner and inker Keith (Kez) Wilson. But before you step into the Atom's bold new future, you might want to take a look into his past, beginning as one of the premier super-heroes of comics' Silver Age - the story is told in the pages of Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) #29, written and drawn by Power of the Atom regulars Stern, Turner and Wilson. Cover price $1.35.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Sharky HC (2013 Atomeka/Titan Comics) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by David Elliott. Art by Alex Horley. Sharky is the Earth-bound son of Odin and the grandson of Zeus - and he just hit puberty! All his life, he's been raised by his mom, with no idea of who is father was. Now he's hit puberty, only to discover that the "no-good-S.O.B" is none other than Odin! Whenever something sets off his hormones, he transforms into the demi-god Sharky, complete with a body The Rock would kill to have and the strength of a superman! Hardcover, 7-in. x 10-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Solar Man of the Atom Alpha and Omega HC (1994 Valiant) 1A-1ST

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    Slipcase with Poster - 1st printing. Collects material from Solar: Man of the Atom (1991-96 Valiant) #1-10. Written by Jim Shooter. Art by Barry Windsor-Smith and Bob Layton. Collecting the origin story of one of the most powerful heroes heroes, in any universe! Includes an introduction by co-creator Bob Layton and features a cover gallery for Solar: Man of the Atom (1991-96 Valiant) #1-9. Hardcover, 80 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Solar Man of the Atom TPB (2014-2015 Dynamite) Gold Key Edition 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Nuclear Family!" Collects Solar: Man of the Atom (2014 Dynamite) #1-4. Written by Frank J. Barbiere. Art by Joe Bennett. Cover by Juan Doe. "This all started with an accident..." Brilliant scientist Phil Seleski had unlimited cosmic abilities, until he exploded and accidentally gave the powers to his daughter Erica (who is absolutely NOT a brilliant scientist). Now Phil's made of energy and Erica's the most powerful (and freaked-out) person on Earth. Can they work together to stop an invading alien armada without killing each other? Includes a complete cover gallery (featuring dozens of pin-ups), plus a complete issue script. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #1
    Solar, Man of the Atom/Bloodshot Birthquake (1995 Acclaim) Preview Book 1

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    Advance Retailer Preview Book Edition. Birthquake crossover. Red construction paper cover, 6 pages Solar, Man of the Atom #46-48 preview story, written by Dan Jurgens and art by Dick Giordano; 6 pages preview Bloodshot #30 written by Norm Breyfogle ; letter to retailer from Acclaim, 12 pages, (art on front of pages only), B&W, Magazine Size.

  • Issue #1
    Sub-Atomic Shock (1993) 1

    Story, art and cover by Jeff Dickinson. Caliber presents early horror tales by Dickinson, later an indie comics legend with Through the Habitrails. False Skins; Childhood Dream; Squint Must Die; At War With The Ants; Drive; Hell Next Door. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Sword of the Atom (1983) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Stormy Passage!" Written by Jan Strnad. Art by Gil Kane. Industry legend Gil Kane takes the Atom in a whole new and exciting direction! When scientist Ray Palmer catches his wife in the arms of another man, the Atom leaves behind the world of man and enters a realm of undreamed of. Shrinking down, the Mighty Mite discovers that the world is a very different place when seen from a different point of view. A very, very small point of view! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #1MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Stormy Passage!" Written by Jan Strnad. Art by Gil Kane. Industry legend Gil Kane takes the Atom in a whole new and exciting direction! When scientist Ray Palmer catches his wife in the arms of another man, the Atom leaves behind the world of man and enters a realm of undreamed of. Shrinking down, the Mighty Mite discovers that the world is a very different place when seen from a different point of view. A very, very small point of view! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Sword of the Atom TPB (2007) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Sword of the Atom (1983) #1-4 and Sword of the Atom Special (1984) #1-3. Written by Jan Strnad. Art by Gil Kane, Pat Broderick, and Dennis Janke. Cover by Gil Kane. Collected for the first time in a single graphic novel! This volume takes the readers on a fantastic journey into the heart of a Central American jungle, where a race of 6-inch-tall aliens treats The Atom as their protector against titanic beasts and primeval sorcery! Softcover, 232 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1
    Tex (2004 Atomic Basement) 1

    Written by Mike Wellman, Brad Kayl, Brad Rader and Carol Lay. Art by Tony Salmons, Carol Lay, Allen Gladfelter and Adriann Helton. George Bush and the Fine Art of Character Assassination - Political Satire on the Bush Administration. Atomic Basement gets in on the Patriot Act just in time for the November election. Join President "Tex" as he bumbles his way through four years of fighting "evil" in the name of God and Country. Is he hero or buffoon? Will he be able to stand up against a candidate that actually served his country? 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Trinity A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb HC (2012) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Michael Gallagher. art and cover by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. In Trinity, illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm tells the history of the race to build - and the decision to drop - the first atomic bomb, and the ethical debates that followed. He begins with early research in Europe, which accelerated rapidly as World War II approached. The action shifts to Los Alamos, and Fetter-Vorm showcases the strong personalities of the physicists under the supervision of "Manhattan Project" leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer. When the first bomb finally went off at a test site code-named "Trinity", the world was irreversibly thrust into a new and far more dangerous age. Richly illustrated and deeply researched, Trinity is dramatic, informative, and thought-provoking. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.00.

  • Issue #1N-1ST
    Trinity A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb HC (2012) 1N-1ST

    NO Dust Jacket - 1st printing. Written by Michael Gallagher. art and cover by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. In Trinity, illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm tells the history of the race to build - and the decision to drop - the first atomic bomb, and the ethical debates that followed. He begins with early research in Europe, which accelerated rapidly as World War II approached. The action shifts to Los Alamos, and Fetter-Vorm showcases the strong personalities of the physicists under the supervision of "Manhattan Project" leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer. When the first bomb finally went off at a test site code-named "Trinity", the world was irreversibly thrust into a new and far more dangerous age. Richly illustrated and deeply researched, Trinity is dramatic, informative, and thought-provoking. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 160 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Trinity A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb TPB (2013) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Michael Gallagher. Art and cover by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. Trinity tells the history of the race to build - and the decision to drop - the first atomic bomb, and the ethical debates that followed. The story begins with early research in Europe, then shifts to Los Alamos. Fetter-Vorm showcases the strong personalities of the physicists under the supervision of "Manhattan Project" leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer. When the first bomb finally went off at a test site code-named "Trinity," the world was irreversibly thrust into a new and far more dangerous age. Richly illustrated and deeply researched, Trinity is dramatic, informative, and thought-provoking. Softcover, 5 1/2in. x 8 1/2-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.