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Kakalios on Backstory Pod Cast

Tales to Astonish #13
Tales to Astonish #13, featuring an atomic mutant Groot, from Gaurdian of the Galaxy fame.
                                                       

Professor James Kakalios appeared on the Public Radio podcast podcast Backstory. The episode "In the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud" featured a series of stories about the history of the atomic age. Kakalios was interviewed for a segment on way that the atomic bomb and atomic power influenced the popular imagination by becoming an important plot point in comic books.

More information at http://www.backstoryradio.org/shows/in-the-shadow-of-the-mushroom-cloud