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Older Than They Think: In recent times, some have accused Glenn's accident of being a ripoff of the origin story of the Incredible Hulk — who in actual fact didn't make his debut until five years after The Amazing Colossal Man was released.
Wangst: Glenn has an excuse, but it crosses the line into Narm frequently.
"What sin could a man commit in a single lifetime to bring this on himself?"