WONDER MAN #1 (1986)

This comic was published in 1986 but takes place before West Coast Avengers #1. His acting career isn’t going too well so he takes a security job and, of course, weird stuff goes on. Then Sandman sets off a nuclear reaction and the Avengers call on Wonder Man to help, since his body is immune to radiation.

By the end, Wonder Man decides to become a superhero again and quits his security job, which is a little odd because the issue spends quite a bit of time establishing a bunch of characters from his new job site.

Note: This book is usually referred to as “Wonder Man Special #1” but the word “special” doesn’t appear on the cover at all.

Also note the corner box by John Byrne.

Creators: David Michelinie and Kerry Gammill

Grade: C

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