It's Doctor Solar, Master of the Unified Field, versus Mindbender, Master of Matter, for the championship of the universe. But how much of the universe will be left in their wake? And witness the spectacular double death of Tanek Nuro. Plus, in the conclusion of Solar's origin epic, a man-made sun lays waste to the world by fire. In the heart of the thermonuclear inferno, a consciousness strives to prevent the end of the planeta consciousness reborn as the Man of the Atom. Features the conclusion of _Doctor Solar_'s origin epic! Doctor Solar is one of comics' truly iconic characters, popular for half a century. Industry legend Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s to overwhelming sales and critical success.
Doctor Solar's archenemy Nuro issues an all-or-nothing ultimatum. The Man of the Atom runs a gauntlet of transuranic heavy-metal men to stop Nuro from remaking the world and all eternity_his way. Plus, the continuing Solar origin saga: falling toward the event horizon of a black hole, scientist Dr. Phillip Solar exists only as a nimbus of data in a quantum domain. Though his eyes have been shredded to quarks, he sees everything. Though his fingers are gone, he touches the essence of existence_and suddenly all the power in the universe bends to his indomitable will. Industry legend Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s to overwhelming sales and critical success.
Even when you can do basically anything, saving the entire world is a tall order. But Erica doesn't have much choice, because EVERY NUCLEAR MISSILE on Earth has been activated and primed to wipe out civilization. It's up to her and her dad (and her dad's math) to keep the flying things that blow up from blowing up.
With his beloved Gail's life hanging in the balance, the Man of the Atom, Doctor Solar, faces his archenemy Nuro's nuclear ninjawarriors skilled in the arts of stealth, deception_and death. It's martial-arts mayhem on a cosmic scale! Plus, the astonishing origin of the Man of the Atom continues! In the searing ergozone of a black hole, all of time and space are laid bare to Dr. Phillip Solar. World War III is imminent. So is the death of his eleven-year-old sister_If only he could _do_ something! But maybe he _can__ Industry legend Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s to overwhelming sales and critical success. Part of a major launch of related titles, including _Magnus, Robot Fighter_; _Turok, Son of Stone_; and _Mighty Samson_. This issue contains multiple tales, including the continuing origin tale of the Man of the Atom.
Ah, great. Just when Erica's getting the hang of the Solar powers, she's gotta deal with magic. Doctor Spektor is in town, to cause chaos and confusion, pretty much just because he can. Find out what happens when indefinite cosmic power meets untamable mystic might!
Doctor Solar, the Man of the Atom, is the greatest single power in existence. But Tanek Nuro, a ruthless global power broker, has acquired the key code to the operating system of the universe, and he means to _change_ things. With no limit to Nuro's monstrous ambition and only Doctor Solar in his way, a war of biblical proportions erupts. _Also_ in this issue, experience the origin saga of the Man of the Atom. How did a middle-aged man of science come to command the fires of creation? Everything you knew_and everything you didn't_comes to the fore in this double-feature extravaganza not to be missed! Solar's origin revealed! Don't miss this special double issue! Two stories in one!
Earth! It's pretty cool. There's cable, and other stuff. But now that Erica's been all around the universe and discovered that she can do pretty much anything...the transition back to normal life has been kinda challenging. Luckily she's got distractions, like her ghost-dad bugging her about galactic math, her brother trying to screw her out of her inheritance...and villains trying to take over the world. It's enough to make a girl want to adopt 30 or so dogs and cats. Check out a brand new arc of Solar! This issue features bonus content exclusively on comiXology!
Surya the sun god, Moloch the Devourer, and hordes of monsters made of living stone assail Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom, pressing him to the limit. Help comes from an unlikely source as Solar's former foe Leviathan pits his awesome strength against the terrifying forces massed against "Red Suit," but even Leviathan's might can only delay defeat and death. But the key to the Man of the Atom's power is his _indomitable_ _will_, and, his spirits buoyed by beautiful Dr. Gail Sanders, the woman he is falling for faster than the speed of light, Solar will need every quantum of his power and purpose to rally and administer _the greatest atomic ass kicking of all time_! The supernova return of _Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom_ blazes on under the direction of legendary writer Jim Shooter!
In _Doctor Solar: Man of the Atom_ #3, the dark god **Moloch the Devourer** pits his demonic hellfire against the thermonuclear fury of **Doctor Solar**. Whitmore Pickerel, whose power to bring his imagination into existence unleashed the Devourer, conjures the mighty sun god **Surya** for protection. But instead, Surya bows before Moloch, and the Man of the Atom faces cosmic-scale war on a _second_ front. With the power of Solar pitted against the god of the sun, can the planet survive? All-new series written by comics legend Jim Shooter!
In "Spaceship of Death," Solar - powerless and light-years from earth - has no choice but to stow away on a random cargo ship headed in the general direction of the Milky Way. But she's quick to discover that she's not the only dangerous cosmic-powered being on board...
Whitmore Pickerel has the power to create living beings out of nothingness, creating new entities designed to suit his own increasingly selfish desires. But now his living, breathing, tremendously powerful creations have turned against him and are pursuing their _own_ agendas. The Man of the Atom fights fiercely to cut short the swath of looting and destruction left in the wake of Glow and Leviathanand at the climax of the savage conflict, he does something _no hero has done before!_ Meanwhile, Pickerel's fear of his own creations drives him to conjure a supremely powerful guardian to protect him, but what he accomplishes opens the door to disaster. Enter _Moloch_, _the Devourer_. The Man of the Atom is forced to pit his godlike poweragainst the power of a god! Jim Shooter returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s! Artist Roger Robinson is well known to mainstream comics fans for his work on _Azrael_ and _Batman: Gotham Nights_.
SOLAR VS. OUTER SPACE. Erica is trapped far from Earth, and every alien wants to kill her. So Erica's really only got one option: Fight outer space. It's one weird girl and her energy ghost dad vs. EVERYTHING in the universe, brought to you by FRANK J. BARBIERE (Five Ghosts, New Avengers) and JONATHAN LAU (Codename: Action)!
Empowered by a thermonuclear catastrophe, Doctor Solar discovers that he can _control raw energy_. Immeasurable strength is his at a whim. Power beyond imagination courses through his body. But he knows that the same kind of science run amok that created him can also empower the wicked. In the aftershock of the cataclysm that created Doctor Solar, ripples throughout space-time imbue one Whitmore Pickerel with the power to _create_ _life_which he uses to serve his selfish desires and reckless ambitions. His newly created being, Leviathan, invulnerable and immeasurably strong, clashes with the Man of the Atom in a fierce battle that ravages the city. Meanwhile, for his personal amusement, Pickerel creates Glow, a living fantasy of unearthly charms_and deadly possibilities! Special bonus for this supersized issue: the very first _Doctor Solar_ story from 1962! Jim Shooter (former Valiant Comics editor in chief) returns to the character he redefined in the 1990s! _Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom_ #1 is but the first act in an explosive program that will also see Shooter reimagine _Magnus, Robot Fighter_ and _Turok, Son of Stone_ for the twenty-first century!