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Posted : admin On 1/2/2022

I'm not ashamed to admit this, Arrow fans. I like Ray Palmer. Now, I know he stole Oliver's company; I know he poached Felicity; and I know all you Olicity fans will kill me for this, but I actually wouldn't mind Ray and Felicity getting together for a little while (you can all come after me on Twitter later). Ray is also capable of a lot of good. His plans to rebrand and relaunch Starling City are noble; he's smart, he's friendly, and he is easy on the eyes (which is really just a bonus). But most importantly, he will one day become the superhero The Atom. But as much as I like the billionaire now, will Ray Palmer become The Atom on Arrow or is he not destined to get his superpowers on The CW series? It might happen sooner than we think, but it might not happen on Arrow, which would make perfect sense with the character from the comics.

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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Moves (E): Kitchen Knife Throw - Atom Heart Father's user throws a kitchen knife in front of them. (R): Arrow Stab - This unique move allows AHF's user to slash with the arrow.The damage is scaled further depending on the user's worthiness. (T): Photographic Prison - (AoE Movement Manipulation) Upon using a Camera, the Stand User takes a picture of the surrounding area, and Anyone caught.

While this could mean nothing (though I highly doubt that's the case), Brandon Routh (aka former Superman now Ray Palmer) recently tweeted a photo of himself in the Arrow makeup chair getting a plaster cast of his head and neck. Could he be doing this for Atom-related purposes? You never know with billionaires, but I honestly can't imagine why Ray Palmer, the non-Atom version, would need a plaster cast of his upper body.

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Ray Palmer suits up to his Atom Suit and First Flight.Scene from Arrow Season 3 Episode 15 3x15I do not own anything, all rights belongs to CWTV & DC Comics. The Atom's physical appearance is on his appearance in the Arrowverse TV shows Arrow and its spin-off DC's Legends of Tomorrow. Raymond 'Ray' Palmer, is a physicist and professor at Ivy University in the fictional city of Ivy Town, somewhere in New England, specializing in matter compression as a means to fight overpopulation, famine and other world problems.

Routh has also teased his Atom status a few other times on social media, like one tweet that stated he would be 'working as Ray Palmer this week' but on Arrow. As many of you probably already know, The Atom from DC Comics is a man who is able to shrink and enlarge himself without risk of exploding. Ray Palmer discovers this ability within his own body after he uses a lens he created to try and shrink himself to get himself and his girlfriend out of a cave after a spelunking adventure gone wrong. Palmer realizes he doesn't actually need the lens as it is something inside of him that allows him to manifest the ability. He eventually uses this power to become a superhero.

Palmer normally appears in group stories with The Flash more often than with the Green Arrow, so it's always been interesting to see that Palmer appeared on Arrow rather than its newer superhero series counterpart with Barry Allen.


From Routh's social media activity and with The Flash vs. Arrow crossover coming very soon to our televisions (Who else can't wait until December 3 & 4?), it would seem as good a time as any for Ray Palmer to also discover his powers, or at least to invent the lens that allows shrinking and enlarging to occur. Perhaps in one of the crossover episodes, we could see Palmer using the lens and seeing how the shift makes objects explode thanks to the change in the object's molecular structure. OR to really stick with The Flash's theme of ending every episode with a small teaser scene, perhaps Palmer could start his shift.

I'm not sure about your guys, but after what is sure to be an epic few episodes with that crossover, it'll be hard for The Flash and Arrow to top themselves. But a scene like this, with Palmer, would definitely have fans begging for more.

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No stranger to DC superheroes, Superman Returns star Brandon Roth is joining Arrow's third season. Usually, new additions to a TV cast are shrouded in mystery (see: this season's additions to Scandal, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., etc.), but The CW told TV Line up front who Routh will be playing: Ray Palmer. If you're not up to date with your DC character alter egos, I can help you out — he'll be playing The Atom.

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Who's The Atom? Well, according to the comics, Ray Palmer is a scientist who's studying matter compression. So, like shrinking and expanding stuff. One day, he and his girlfriend go out spelunking, there's a rock slide, and the two of them get trapped underneath the rubble. Palmer decides to use one of his science experiments on himself, and shrinks down small enough to crawl through the rocks and escape (don't worry, he goes back for his girlfriend, Jean). With this new found shape-altering ability, he does the only logical thing and decides to become a superhero.

His storyline on Arrow will mostly likely deviate from that. TV Line reports that he's entering the show as the new head of Queen Consolidated (we'll miss you, Isabel!), and I imagine he'll be met with open arms, since I doubt he's going to show up and try to kill everyone (we still miss you, Isabel!). However, he's bound to shake things up no matter what. Oliver's never been more ready to take over the company, if only to prove to everyone, once and for all, that he can handle it. But, can Ollie live with another attractive gentleman hanging around Felicity? Rumor has it that Routh will play a potential love interest for our favorite girl.

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In saying this, though, his character is still a mystery. I doubt Arrow will make Palmer out to be a new bad guy for the season, since he's only ever been portrayed as a good guy — but that would be an awesome twist. Palmer's agenda for what he wants to do with Queen Consolidated's Applied Sciences Division is still tightly under wraps. It's not even a sure thing that he'll become The Atom during the season. Considering that Roy Harper has been around since Season 1 and stillhasn't fully become Arrow's sidekick, Speedy, the show could easily take its time setting the character up. Hopefully he'll stick around for the entire season.

Palmer will probably develop the experiment that makes him shrink while working at Queen Consolidated, giving us a very nice introduction to the character. Doing that would also set up a very nice tension with Oliver. How do you think he'll feel knowing that his company isn't making earthquake machines anymore, but rather shrink rays? The last thing he needs is more trouble at QC.

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It won't be too hard for Routh to slip right into the role of a crime-fighting vigilante. In addition to playing Superman in Bryan Singer's greatly disliked Superman Returns (honestly, I think I'm the only person out there who enjoyed that movie, which is why I was so excited to hear Routh was joining Arrow), he had a stint on Chuck as a good guy turned bad guy. Routh also popped up in Enlisted before it was rudely canceled by FOX. Hopefully his portrayal of Palmer gets him a standing invitation to the Arrowcave.

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