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WHO’S WHO: The Definitive Podcast of the DC Universe, Volume XXII Play in new window | DownloadThe Fire and Water Podcast Presents… WHO’S WHO: THE DEFINITIVE PODCAST OF THE DC UNIVERSE, Volume XXII! The twenty-second 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 […]

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 […]

George Perez art on May 1983 DC Comics Retailer Order Form

Check out this fantastic George Perez drawing from a May 1983 DC Comics Retailer Order Form! I love that they put together special artwork for retailer forms! As a former retailer myself, I always get a kick out of these types of treats. Click the image to enlarge!   If you are 1980’s challenged, here […]

Ghosts Annual 1998: Shoe Shine.. Back from the Dead!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Eighteen different blogs have combined forces today to share some ghost stories in honor of All Hallows’ Eve! Our efforts today are loosely based upon the DC Comics crossover “Ghosts” that appeared in the 1998 JLA-related Annuals. During that crossover, the heroes fought against or were “haunted” by figures who had died throughout […]

Alan Moore Wrote Firestorm

Alan Moore wrote The Saga of the Swamp Thing #24 way back in 1984 featuring the JLA and Firestorm! Yes, Alan Moore, the writer of Watchmen and V for Vendetta, wrote an appearance of Firestorm! I never knew that! I’ve just recently started reading Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing run at the behest of my buddy Rob from […]

The Elemental War: Firestorm meets the Swamp Thing

Today we conclude our coverage of “The Elemental War” from Firestorm #90-93! On Wednesday we provided an overview of the entire storyline and highlighted some fantastic Tom Mandrake artwork.  Yesterday we chronicled Firestorm’s vision quest and first meeting with Maya. Today we’re going to look at Firestorm’s encounters during this storyline with Swamp Thing, the […]

The Elemental War: Firestorm meets the Soul of the Earth

We’re continuing our coverage of “The Elemental War” from Firestorm #90-93!  Yesterday we gave an overview of the entire storyline and highlighted some fantastic Tom Mandrake artwork.  Today we’re going to focus on one particular scene from this adventure. Before we get started, I want to give a shout-out to Doug with Red Tornado’s Path! […]

The Elemental War: Splash Pages… literally

Back in 1989 the forces of nature engaged in fierce battle while the human race cowered in fear.  Water, fire, wind, and earth raged against one another to determine the fate of mankind.  This was THE ELEMENTAL WAR! “The Elemental War” ran four issues through Firestorm vol II #90 – #93.  The comics were written […]

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