Real Name: Trent Phloog
Identity/Class: Human mutant
Occupation: Crime fighter
Affiliations: Plutonium Pup (sidekick, deceased), the VW Gang, former member of the Megatropolis Quartet
Enemies: Bad Guy, Bulky Guy, Irving the Living Cactus, the Tomb Team
Known Relatives: Stella Starlight (Earth-Mother, wife), Simon (son)
Aliases: The Man of Molecules, Megaton Lad
Base of Operations: Megatropolis, Michigan
First Appearance: The Spirit #7 (Kitchen Sink, October 1984)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength. His goggles grant him x-ray and heat vision. Able to fly.
History: The origins of Megaton Man are shrouded in mystery. Some say he was bitten by a radioactive frog, others that he was a guinea pig in a top secret government megasoldier program (or maybe he was bitten by the guinea pig of a top secret government megasoldier program). In any case, Trent Phloog discovered that he had gained superhuman powers, and become Megaton Man, the Man of Molecules!
Armed with a highly developed sense of justice, superhumanly developed biceps, and a brain that is barely evolved, never mind developed, Megaton Man strides through the city determined to bring evil-doers to task, and usually bringing chaos instead.
His closest associates are Yarn Man, his girlfriend and mother of his child, Stella Starlight (once known as See-Thru Girl, now the heroine Earth Mother), and X-Ray Boy. Due to a mistake on his permanent records, Megaton Man is now repeating his senior year of high school. He was a member of the Megatropolis Quartet for a brief period, but now works with the VW Gang.
Comments: Created by Don Simpson.
Megaton Man has now found out he is one of a long line of Megaton Men, including Golden Age Megaton Man (his grandfather), Silver Age Megaton Man, and Ms Megaton Man.
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