Solar: Man Of The Atom


Frank Barbiere On The End Of Solar: Man Of The Atom

Keith Davidsen, writer of Reanimator #2, talks with writer Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #12, both on sale now. Covers by Marc Laming and Jonathan Lau. KEITH DAVIDSEN: First off, what are your thoughts on how your original concept/explorations for the Solar story may have evolved or been accomplished over the execution of twelve […]




Dynamite’s Gold Key Comics Coming In February

Here we have a first look at the covers and solicitations for Dynamite’s Gold Key comics for February. And special note, these are the final issues for both Magnus: Robot Fighter and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #12 Cover: Jonathan Lau Writer: Fred Van Lente Art: Joseph Cooper FINAL ISSUE! Magnus battles THE BASILISK, an unstoppable […]

Frank Barbiere Talks Solar: Man of the Atom #7 With Preview

Peter Milligan, writer of Terminal Hero #4, had a couple quick questions for Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #7, both on sale November 19th PETER MILLIGAN: In its own jokey way, there seems to be a lot of parent/child, father/daughter transaction going on. Would you say this is at the core of what […]


First Look At Covers And Solicitations For Dynamite’s Gold Key Characters

Here we have a first look at the covers and solicitations for January’s new Gold Key comics from Dynamite. Magnus: Robot Hunter by Fred Van Lente and Roberto Castro, Solar: Man of the Atom by Frank J. Barbiere and Jonathan Lau and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter by Greg Pak and Mirko Colak. MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #11 […]


Exclusive First Look At Dynamite’s Gold Key Books For November

We have an exclusive first look at the covers and solicitations from Dynamite for their Gold Key books: Magnus: Robot Fighter, Solar: Man of the Atom and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. On the last one, Turok #0… we’re basically just saying there is one coming as everything else is “classified”. MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #9 Writer: Fred […]



Turning The Gold Key – Review Of Turok, Magnus, Solar And Doctor Spektor

As long as I’ve been reading comics, someone has been trying to make comics based on the characters of Turok, Magnus, Solar and in some cases Doctor Spektor. There is something about these characters that make publishers want to give it a shot. Whether it was their original home at Gold Key, part of the […]



Magnus Vs. Solar? Well At Least Barbiere Vs. Van Lente

We’ve seen our share of peer-to-peer interviews but today we have a real fun one. Out in shops today we have Magnus Robot Fighter #3 by Fred Van Lente and Solar: Man Of The Atom #2 by Frank Barbiere. Here we get to see them interview each other. You can see previews of both books […]



Dynamite To Try New Retailer Incentive To Boost Solar And The Shadow

Remember a few days ago when we posted an article about how retailers may be under-ordering The Shadow: Midnight In Moscow? Seems Dynamite has decided to do something about that as well as on Solar: Man Of The Atom #2. In a press release Dynamite spoke of the sell outs of their other Gold Key […]

The Science of Superheroes in Solar: Man Of The Atom – Plus Preview

Solar: Man of the Atom debuted this week from Dynamite Entertainment, written by the stellar Frank Barbiere with art by Joe Bennett. With it, Barbiere updates a Gold Key character and navigates bringing a classic hero into the modern era, with some big twists in exactly who the hero is going to be early on in […]