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Firestorm Comic Reading Recommendations

Lots of folks have recently asked me for Firestorm reading recommendations. The Flash TV show has generated a lot of interest for the character. Here are my recommendations for folks looking for entertaining Firestorm reads. These are simply my opinions and are open to debate. If you feel I’ve left off a good story, be sure to […]

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 […]

Nickelodeon’s Video Comics with Firestorm

Back in 1980 & 1981, a fledgling children’s TV network called Nickelodeon ran a series entitled Video Comics. Each episode, a DC comic was read to the audience while panels were shown on-screen. Some stories included were Adam Strange, Nutsy Squirrel, Sugar & Spike, and Swamp Thing. The live-action opening showed kids arriving at a […]

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 […]

This is the End – FIRE & WATER #56 Play in new window | DownloadThe 56th episode of THE FIRE AND WATER PODCAST is now available for your listening pleasure! THE FIRE AND WATER PODCAST is the official podcast of FIRESTORM FAN and THE AQUAMAN SHRINE. This time around Rob and Shag welcome a special guest, fellow podcaster and comics blogger Luke Jaconetti! Luke runs a […]

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 […]

VOTE! Top 6 Entries from ‘What do you like about Firestorm?’

Wow! My thanks to everyone who contributed to the recent contest, “What do you like about Firestorm?” Y’all have posted some really inspiring stories about the Nuclear Man! Now it’s time to vote for your favorite six stories shared by your fellow Firestorm fans! We have over 50 entries, so make sure you’ve got some […]

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