From the Back Cover
Born in the Plutonium Age of Comics,"Radioactive Man" has delighted comic aficionadoswith its savvy satire and pointed parodies of the lastsixty years of comic book history. Ever since hishistoric comic book debut in 1952 (in "The Simpsons"universe), Radioactive Man (otherwise known aslayabout playboy Claude Kane III) and his faithfulsidekick Fallout Boy (aka former juvenile delinquent RodRuntledge) have been making Zenith City safe frominsidious evildoers such as Dr. Crab, Magmo the LavaMan, Hypno-Head, Larva Girl, Larceny Lass, andRichard Milhous Nixon—to name but a few.
On a grander scale, Radioactive Man oftenbattles evil across the universe, and even betweendimensions, in the ranks of the Superior Squad,a super team of metahumans that includesCaptain Squid, Bug Boy, Plasmo the Mystic,Lure Lass, Weasel Woman, and Brave Heart!
For decades, fans have been clamoring for adeluxe collection of "Radioactive Man" tales. Now,at last, the Atomic Avenger receives the treatmenthe deserves in this comprehensive and historicarchival edition of his greatest adventures!
About the Author
Matt Groening, the creator and executive producer of the Emmy® Award-winning series The Simpsons, as well as creator of the cartoon strip "Life in Hell" and the animated FOX television series Futurama, is the man responsible for bringing animation back to primetime and creating an immortal nuclear family. In addition, Groening formed Bongo Comics Group in 1993 and currently serves as publisher of The Simpsons Library of Wisdom, Simpsons Episode Guides, Simpsons Comics, Bart Simpson Comics, Radioactive Man Comics, Simpsons Comics Treasure Trove, the annual Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror, Futurama Comics and more than 36 comic compilations, as well as many instant classics including Bart Simpsons Guide to Life, The Simpsons Handbook and The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album.