The Fire and Water Podcast Presents… WHO’S WHO: UPDATE ’87 PODCAST, volume 5!
The fifth episode of our WHO’S WHO UPDATE ’87 podcast is now available — the show that dares to tackle one of DC Comics’ greatest publications! Each episode Rob and I cover a single issue of the legendary 1980s series, Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe. This time around we chat about WHO’S WHO: UPDATE ’87, volume 5, discussing characters such as Robin, Strikeforce Kobra, The Spectre, Titano, Vibe, and more! We wrap up with your Listener Feedback! This episode sponsored in part by InStockTrades.com!
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Thanks to my co-host Rob Kelly, Sea King of THE AQUAMAN SHRINE, for doing all the post-production on this episode! Special thanks to Daniel Adams and Ashton Burge with their band The Bad Mamma Jammas for our fantastic Who’s Who theme song!
One of the coolest aspects of each Who’s Who issue was the amazing wrap-around cover! Check out this wild cover by Pablo Marcos! Click the image to enlarge.
Here are your Firestorm-related Who’s Who entries from this issue…
First up is the Rocket Red Brigade! Firestorm’s own Pozhar (a.k.a. Mikhail Arkadin) wore Rocket Red armor in his earliest appearances (Fury of Firestorm #63, 64, and Annual #5 in 1987)! Click to enlarge.
Up next are the Royal Flush Gang! Firestorm tussled with this card-themed bunch back in Justice League of America #203-205 in 1982. Click to enlarge.
Then we have the Suicide Squad! Firestorm was hunted by the Squad back in Fury of Firestorm #64 (from 1987). Click to enlarge.
Finally we have a supporting character on TV’s The Flash — Vibe! Firestorm teamed-up with Vibe and the Detroit Justice League in Justice League of America #257 and the Legends limited series (back in 1986). Click to enlarge.
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