(United States). He was one of the few original villains retroactively added to DC's Golden Age era in the series. Michael Holt is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.He is the second character to take up the Mister Terrific mantle.. Echo Kellum portrayed a version of the character renamed Curtis Holt in the CW series Arrow, from the fourth to the final, eighth, season KEEP READING: Stargirl Is An Upbeat, Satisfying Superhero Show Perfect For Summer DC Universe's Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore (Stargirl) and Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan (S.T.R.I.P.E.). A telling of the beginning of comic books and the people and characters involved in it. Warning: The following contains SPOILERS for Stargirl, season 1, episode 1, "Pilot.". Sam Kurtis was the father of Stargirl (Courtney Whitmore). Curtis' daughter, similarly named Terri, entered the custody of Firebrand and the Atom. The pilot episode of Stargirl is packed with references to DC Comics in general and specific nods to the comics which inspired it. Published in English This book credits Will Eisner with the layout. This book credits Harold De Lay as the cover artist. 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For that, Amanda Waller first hired Lobo to kill him and then activated the bomb in his body, detonating him.[3]. The day after his high school graduation, young Steven Sharpe III asked his girlfriend, Helen, to marry him, but she refused until he could prove he was not a habitual gambler like his father and grandfather before him. Sam is the biological yet absentee father of Courtney Whitmore. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content. Jack Knight, a 1990s DC Comics superhero, is the son of the original Starman, Ted Knight. Cyclotron was an atomic scientist in the 1930s and 1940s named Terry Curtis (born Terrence Kurtzenberg, he had later Anglicized his name). Cover thumbnails are used for identification purposes only. Sam Kurtis is the ex-husband of Barbara Dugan and the father of the teen heroine Courtney Whitmore. The second Cyclotron has energy-projection abilities. This later became the source of the Atom's own superhuman abilities. The two served as godparents to Terri's baby, with Curtis' ex-lover Firebrand raising the child herself. Curtis was eventually kidnapped by the villainous Ultra-Humanite who sought to make use of the scientist's expertise with atomic energy. When Helen ran off with a local boy who had won a fortune gambling on the sweepstakes, Steven quit his job and decided to make a new life for himself. 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Roy Thomas reinvented the character as Cyclotron, a reluctant supervillain, in All-Star Squadron #21 (1983) from DC Comics. Cyclotron is the name of two different DC Comics characters. Terry Curtis was originally an obscure one-shot Superman character who appeared in Action Comics #21 (1940) where he was a scientist who was kidnapped by Ultra-Humanite and forced to build an "atomic disintegrator". Only This book credits Will Eisner with layout and pencils. Though cured of any potential radiation poisoning, Terri had evidently absorbed a large dose of her father's energy and passed the side-effects to her son Albert who became the hero Nuklon (later Atom Smasher). All rights to cover images reserved by the respective copyright holders. In the process, he waged battle with the original Atom, exposing the hero to powerful radiation. On a mission, to Jagsun, he organized a double cross to take the island's God-Engine for themselves. Publication history. He wields a cosmically-powered staff, but refuses to wear a costume, instead preferring a T-shirt, leather jacket (with star emblem on the back), a Cracker Jack prize sheriff's star, [8] and light-shielding tank goggles. When an armored car crashed right in front of him as a result of a freak accident, Steven decided to help himself to the money that had spilled out of the b… Inspired by this selfless sacrifice (and the super-power left in its wake), the Atom would later adopt a costume patterned after Cyclotron's own.[2]. Cyclotron died trying to be a hero by taking the Humanite into the atmosphere and allowing himself to blow up. Terry Curtis was originally an obscure one-shot Superman character who appeared in Action Comics #21 (1940) where he was a scientist who was kidnapped by Ultra-Humanite and forced to build an "atomic disintegrator".. Roy Thomas reinvented the character as Cyclotron, a reluctant supervillain, in All-Star Squadron #21 (1983) from DC Comics. Comics Kingdom The best comic strips, political cartoons and puzzles in all the land. Cyclotron's powers included superhuman strength and the ability to create bursts of atomic energy. An unnamed Cyclotron appears in the DC Rebirth crossover series Justice League vs Suicide Squad where it's revealed he was a member of the initial Suicide Squad. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclotron_(character)&oldid=975150133, Fictional characters from parallel universes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, A different Cyclotron was created exclusively for the line of, A new figure reminiscent of the look presented by the Super Powers figure was released in the, This page was last edited on 27 August 2020, at 00:44. In the past, he had had a brief romantic relationship with Dannette Reilly, the second Firebrand. Though a minor character, he holds an important place in the history of the Justice Society as a source of power and inspiration for both the Atom and Atom Smasher. In one instance, Cyclotron transmuted a rope into a more fragile substance, indicating potential matter manipulation powers. [1], Used as a pawn by the villain, Curtis was forced to go up against the heroic All-Star Squadron. He was a low ranking member of the Royal Flush Gang, never rising above the Two of Clubs. The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. He mysteriously vanished ten years ago on Christmas Eve, only to reappear a decade later when Barbara's email sparks a reunion. The series airs Monday on DC Universe and Tuesdays on The CW at 8 pm ET/PT.