Golden Age Comics

Little Man With A Big Punch: Al Pratt, The Original Atom
Who is the Atom? If you said Ray Palmer, or Ryan Choi, or "that guy from the Justice League who changes size," or Brandon Routh on Legends of Tomorrow, you certainly wouldn't be wrong.

But there was an Atom who came before all of them. His name was Al Pratt, and while he's not t…
Give 'Em Elle: The Golden Age and DC's Reboot Habit
Welcome to Give 'Em Elle, a new weekly column that hopes to bridge the gap between old school comics fandom and the progressive edge of comics culture. In the future, I plan to take questions from readers and answer them in this column. I’ll solicit them on Twitter, where I’m @ano…
Ask Chris #172: 'The Problem'
Q: You mentioned "The Problem" in last week's column. So, what is "The Problem?" --@green2814
A: Last week, I dug in a little into the idea that even though they share prominent creators and have influenced each other back and forth over the course of the last 50 years, the DC and…