*Marvel: Hot from the Cold War, the Radioactive Man was a creation of the ‘Red Chinese’, such popular villains in American media in the early ’60s. A scientist who was ordered to find a way to defeat Thor, he experimented on himself with hard radiation, which turned his skin iridescent green and caused him to dress up in a giant nappy, for reasons that were never made clear. Nevertheless, his formidable powers taxed Thor’s ingenuity and strength on a number of occasions, and the former Chen Lu has been both a long-standing villain and – briefly, with the Thunderbolts and Dark Avengers – a hero in more recent times. This is a very attractive copy of JIM #93, cents price with no UK overprint, beautiful unfaded colour with tight staples and corners. The only flaw preventing a higher grade is some noticeable spine wear between the staples, which does not break through the paper, but is simply rough to the touch. That aside, it’s a bright and appealing FN+, on sale at £200.