Script: Jerry Siegel
Art: Dick Ayers
Lettering: S. Rosen
So, how exactly did Johnny draw the explosion and radiation to himself, and then survive these extreme conditions?
Well, it was all due to heat. The heat drew the other heat, the kinetic force, and the radiation of the explosion directly upwards to him in the atmosphere. When he was as far away as he could get, he went to a nova intensity, presumably burning away all the nasty harmful stuff that would give him multiple cancers.
Yeah, it's all about a little bit bollocks, isn't it...
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