Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Atomics: Spaced Out & Grounded In Snap City [Paperback]

By Mike Allred, J. Bone (Contributor) & Chynna Clugston-Major (Contributor)
Our Price $ 9.07  
Retail Value $ 12.95  
You Save $ 3.89  (30%)  
Item Number 264489  
Buy New $9.07
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for The Atomics: Spaced Out & Grounded In Snap City by Mike Allred, J. Bone & Chynna Clugston-Major...

From the freakadelic mind of Madman creator Mike Allred spring retro super-heroes for a technicolor future! Four adventures that span the universe. On Earth, It Girl gets tangled up in a rock 'n' roll romance while Mr. Gum stretches the heartstrings to their full length. And in the far reaches of the cosmos, both Spaceman and Crash Metro lead the charge against intergalactic evil.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   112
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 6.75" Height: 10.25"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 22, 2003
Publisher   Oni Press
ISBN  1929998678  
ISBN13  9781929998678  

Availability  0 units.

More About Mike Allred, J. Bone & Chynna Clugston-Major

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Raised by pirates, he gave up the sea to be with his true love, Laura Bradford. The father of three children, Han, Bond, and Kelby.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror > Children's Comics
2Books > Subjects > Comics & Graphic Novels > General
3Books > Subjects > Comics & Graphic Novels > Graphic Novels > General
4Books > Subjects > Comics & Graphic Novels > Graphic Novels > Superheroes
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General
6Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism > Sacred Writings > Cabala
7Books > Subjects > Teens

Reviews - What do customers think about The Atomics: Spaced Out & Grounded In Snap City?

The Atomics? Well, mostly...  Aug 6, 2008
Fans of Mike Allred's Madman and spinoff team the Atomics will find plenty to like in this volume- the stories are fun, ginchy keen one-shots done in the finest Silver Age style. Allred himself wrote the tales, but each is by a different artist, and all of them capture the feel of the universe Allred has created in all its hyper-pop glory. In particular, with Blue Monday on indefinite hiatus, it's nice to see some more art from Chynna Clugston, who more than does justice to It Girl. (And watch for a cameo by Bleu and the gang on the last page.) The stories won't change your life, and they're not as philosophical or zany as some of Allred's work on Madman, but for fans of the series, it's definitely worth taking a look.

The reason I give it 4 stars instead of 5 is because the volume itself is a bit misleading. It's labeled as an Atomics collection, and yes, two of the four stories feature everyone's favorite former street beatniks. But fans of Allred's superhero team will find that the Crash Metro and Spaceman segments have no visible connection to the Atomics, despite the title. You can see the stories fitting into the universe Allred has created, but they don't directly or even indirectly deal with any denizens of Snap City. That's not to say they're bad, it's just that the collection might more accurately be called "The Atomics... and Friends."

Nonetheless, it's still a pretty cool bunch of stories that fans of Frank Einstein and co. will be glad to have on their shelves. Just think of it more as a few fun side-stories to fill the time while Allred was busy with other projects, rather than an integral part of the overall Madman/Atomics narrative. Enjoy!
A very pleasant read, espesh for the ALLRED-y converted  Aug 1, 2008
Mike ALLRED and his cohorts (including his wife) have been pushing the limits within the confines of superhero comics for quite sometime and this book compiles 4 stories, each showcasing one character of the "Madman family". Those already familiar with said family will greatly appreciate these new adventures, perhaps mostly those of Mr. Gum and It Girl respectively. The newcomers might first enjoy previous tomes such as "Madman Gargantua" (to learn about the "origins" of the Atomics, formerly "underground beatniks") and "Madman & The Atomics" in order to fully catch up with the saga.

Write your own review about The Atomics: Spaced Out & Grounded In Snap City

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding The Atomics: Spaced Out & Grounded In Snap City

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy