View Poll Results: Who was the first "Atom" (no rank/no adjective) you ever read in DC comic books?

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  • Golden Age Al Pratt (introduced in All-American Comics #19 back in 1940)

    4 7.14%
  • Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom, first introduced in Showcase #34 in 1961)

    49 87.50%
  • Adam Cray (introduced in Suicide Squad #44 in 1990; dies in Suicide Squad #61)

    0 0%
  • Ryan Choi (first appeared in DCU: Brave New World in 2006)

    2 3.57%
  • Rhonda Pineda (aids JL in 2013's "Throne of Atlantis"; villainess Atomica from Earth 3)

    0 0%
  • Atom One Million (from the 853rd century; introduced in 2000's Hourman #11?)

    0 0%
  • New 52's Captain Al Pratt (introduced in Earth 2 #)

    1 1.79%
  • other (please specify who/when in a separate post; no "Captain Atom" or "Atom Smasher", etc.)

    0 0%
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    Ray Palmer.

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    Ray Palmer in JLA 195, but I soon discovered and loved Al Pratt in All Star Squadron.

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    Currently, results of the poll show:
    * Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom) = 25 votes
    * Golden Age Al Pratt = 4 votes
    * Ryan Choi (from 2006) = 2 votes
    * New 52's Captain Al Pratt (in Earth 2) = 1 vote

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    Update since January's tallying of the votes:
    * Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom) = 31 votes (+ 6)
    * Golden Age Al Pratt = 4 votes (no change)
    * Ryan Choi (from 2006) = 2 votes (no change)
    * New52's Captain Al Pratt (in Earth 2) = 1 vote (no change)

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    And in the past month, Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom) is now up to 33 votes (+ 2)


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    Floating in a teensy chair above the JLA's meeting table in a cave. Awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrNewGod View Post
    Floating in a teensy chair above the JLA's meeting table in a cave. Awesome!
    By the way, there is an old Appreciation Thread for Ray:which was revived again this month.

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    Since the last time I checked the numbers:
    * Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom) = 36 votes (+ 3)
    * Golden Age Al Pratt = 4 votes (no change)
    * Ryan Choi (from 2006) = 2 votes (no change)
    * New52's Captain Al Pratt (in Earth 2) = 1 vote (no change)

    Also worth noting,
    Quote Originally Posted by MajorHoy View Post
    By the way, there is an old Appreciation Thread for Ray:which was revived again this month.
    That thread was closed.
    The new Ray Palmer appreciation thread is:
    The Atom (Ray Palmer) Appreciation 2019
    https://community.cbr.com/showthread...reciation-2019

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    Quick update:
    * Ray Palmer (Silver Age Atom) = 39 votes (+ 3)
    * Golden Age Al Pratt = 4 votes (no change)
    * Ryan Choi (from 2006) = 2 votes (no change)
    * New52's Captain Al Pratt (in Earth 2) = 1 vote (no change)

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    Ray Palmer

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    Silver Age Ray Palmer is the first, Pratt the second. I like both a lot, but Al wins out for me. Classic Earth 2 is something I have always loved.

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