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The Man from Atlantis (The Avengers, No 25)
The Man from Atlantis - The Avengers, No 25 Author:Kenneth Robeson In the roaring heart of the crucible, steel is made. In the raging flame of personal tragedy men are sometimes forged into something more than human. — It was so with Dick Benson. He had been a man. After the dread loss inflicted on him by an in human crime ring, he became a machine of vengeance dedicated to the extermination of all other crime r... more »ings.
He turned into the person we know now: a figure of ice and steel. More pitiless than both; a mechanism of whipcord and flame; a symbol to crooks and killers; a terrible, almost impersonal force, masking chill genius and super normal power behind a face as white and dead as a mask from the grave. Only his pale eyes, like ice in a polar dawn, hint at the deadliness of the scourge the underworld heedlessly invoked against itself when crime's greed turned millionaire adventurer Richard Benson into - The Avenger.
THE MAN FROM ATLANTIS
A man turned green by a strange malady collapses on the streets of New York. Clutched in his hand is an ancient medallion. It is the key to an old civilization and a new barbarism. Can the Avenger decipher its cryptic message before the forces of evil use it to destroy democracy?