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Posts from ‘October, 2009’

Unpublished Cover to Firestorm #6 (1978) by Al Milgrom – Never Seen Before

As you probably already know, the first volume of Firestorm (1978) was cancelled after only five issues.  The series was an unfortunate casualty of the so-called DC Implosion.  What you may not know is that issue #6 was completely drawn, but never published.  The pages for issue #6 resurfaced only once in a volume entitled […]

Nuclear News – 2009.10.26 – T-Shirt, Wallpapers, M&Ms, and more

Blackest Night #4 is due in stores this week!  Be sure to pick up your copy.  After last issue, I’m pretty anxious to find out what’s going on with our favorite match-head.  Until then, here are some Firestorm sighting across the net to keep you satisfied. Thanks to Dispatches from the Arrowcave (The Green Arrow […]

The “Blank Slate” Firestorm – 1987-89

Back in 1987, Firestorm writer John Ostrander made a dramatic and risky change to the lead character of the series.  For nine years, Firestorm had existed as the combination of the youthful Ronnie Raymond and the brilliant Professor Martin Stein.   While merged, Raymond was in command of the Firestorm form with Stein a voice of […]

Rogues Gallery: Killer Frost part 2

Back in August I posted the first “Rogues Gallery” entry on Killer Frost, promising the same week would also feature further images of her.  That will teach me not to make promises.  Today we’ll be presenting several Killer Frost images.  Most of these were taken from lazy afternoon web surfing, so I’m unable to identify […]

Nuclear News – 2009.10.12 – Recent Firestorm Appearances

Seems like Firestorm is all over the place right now.  Below is a list of recent appearances you may wish to track down.  Besides Blackest Night, I don’t know of any other upcoming Firestorm appearances.  The comics below may very well be the final Firestorm appearances pre-Blackest Night continuity. Blackest Night #3 (of 8 ) […]

Blackest Night Post-Game Speculation

Okay gang, I’ve given you ample time to read Blackest Night #3.  Issue #4 is scheduled to be released on October 28.  Let’s get down to some speculation about Firestorm’s fate after Blackest Night. Be warned… there be SPOILERS ahead for Blackest Night #3. … spoiler space … … spoiler space … … spoiler space […]

Firestorm Boxers?!?! Seriously!

I never thought I’d live to see the day they put Firestorm on a pair of boxers! Check these out! I can understand putting Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Robin, and even Green Arrow on licensed merchandise.  They are all characters the general public is likely to recognize.  But Firestorm and Doctor Fate?!?!  They happen to […]

Exclusive Interview with Artist Jamal Igle

Today we’ve got a very special treat – the first creator interview for FIRESTORM FAN!  Jamal Igle was the penciller on Firestorm vol III for 23 issues.  Thanks to the length of his run, Jamal has drawn the Jason Rusch Firestorm more than any other artist.  While on the book he had the opportunity to […]

Crisis On Earth-Blog: The DC Challenge… Wrong Answer!

Wrong answer, Ronnie.  You hothead!  You should have listened to Professor Stein’s advice.  How about you check out some of the other blogs participating in this crossover instead. You’ll have to work your way through a few of these challenges if you want to reach the goal-page featuring a lush scan from an obscure George […]

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