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Firestorm’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Last month during the height of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge popularity, good friend to the site Luke Daab posed the question, “… has any thought been given to what would happen if Firestorm accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?”  I pondered the question and came up with two contradictory answers. Then we received what I […]

Robbie Amell, Welcome to Firestorm’s Nuclear Family

Hi Robbie (and folks new to Firestorm), Congratulations on being cast as Ronnie Raymond in the upcoming CW show, THE FLASH! I wanted to send a note welcoming you to the wonderful world of Firestorm the Nuclear Man! Reaction to your casting from fans of Firestorm (affectionately known as “Match-heads”) has been incredibly positive! Everyone is excited […]

Happy Birthday to Firestorm! 36 Years Old Today!

Happy Birthday Firestorm! Hard to believe you’re 36 years old today! You still seem like a teenager to us readers. There is some dispute as to the exact release date of Firestorm’s first issue. The house ad above identifies the release date as December 6, 1977, however, Mike’s Amazing World of DC Comics (a fantastic […]

Firestorm #2 Cover Re-imagined – Now with more Superdickery!

Indigo Kelleigh took it upon himself to reimagine the cover to the classic Firestorm The Nuclear Man vol 1 #2. He did a fantastic job and really captured the Superdickery quite nicely. Check it out below! For comparison, Firestorm The Nuclear Man vol 1 #2 cover by Al Milgrom and Bob McLeod Follow Indigo Kelleigh’s […]

WHO’S WHO: The Definitive Podcast of the DC Universe, Volume XII

http://www.namtab.com/aquablog/Fire%20and%20Water%20Whos%20Who%20Vol%2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Fire and Water Podcast Presents… WHO’S WHO: THE DEFINITIVE PODCAST OF THE DC UNIVERSE, Volume XII! The twelfth episode of our WHO’S WHO 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 […]

First Firestorm Fan Letter (1977) and “Robby” Raymond

Today we’re looking at the very first piece of fan mail ever received by DC Comics about Firestorm! Comics reader Mitch Senft holds the distinction of having the first published letter about the Nuclear Man. Mitch’s letter was very honest and pointed out some highlights of the book and some concerns he had with the character. […]

Daily Planet Headline: Make Way for Firestorm!

Firestorm made the front page of the Daily Planet! .. Well, sort of. During the Bronze Age, each issue of DC Comics contained an in-house promotional page called “Daily Planet”. The modern equivalent would be the Channel 52 strips or the DC Comics All Access pages. Each “Daily Planet” included information on upcoming releases and […]

Direct Currents #16 Promoting Comics Shipping in May 1989

Check out the back cover of Direct Currents #16 from May 1989! It’s a “Collector’s Page” featuring our favorite hothead! If you aren’t familiar with Direct Currents, they were a free, promotional magazine containing approximately 8 pages, that solicited the titles being released by DC Comics that month. It was sort of like a monthly version […]

WHO’S WHO: The Definitive Podcast of the DC Universe, Volume VIII

http://www.namtab.com/aquablog/Fire%20and%20Water%20Whos%20Who%20Vol%208.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Fire and Water Podcast Presents… WHO’S WHO: THE DEFINITIVE PODCAST OF THE DC UNIVERSE, Volume VIII! FINALLY… Firestorm in WHO’S WHO!!! The eighth episode of our WHO’S WHO podcast is now available — the show that dares to tackle one of DC Comics’ greatest publications! Each episode Rob […]

The Christmas Eve Not-So Random Panel of the Day

Here is your not-so-random panel of the day! Take a guess where it’s from… You long-time Match-heads may have guessed this panel comes from Firestorm the Nuclear Man vol I #4 (Aug/Sept 1978)! Well, did you also notice the deer on the right side of the panel? Take a closer look below… That’s right, not […]

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