Wednesday Comics: The Atomic Footballer

The title of this done-in-one story, printed in the 1973 Score annual, hints at a much more exciting and science-fiction-orientated story than, sadly, turns out to be the case.

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Rather than gaining footballing superpowers in some kind of atomic accident or experiment, the titular character simply turns out to be… a bloke who works at a nuclear research station and eventually discovers he’s a quite good goalkeeper.

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