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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 […]

Early Days of Aquaman and Firestorm – FIRE AND WATER #20 Play in new window | DownloadThe 20th 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 episode Rob and Shag discuss the early days of our favorite characters! We start with Aquaman’s […]

Firestorm, L’Homme Nucléaire

In honor of the current storyline taking place in France in The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men, let’s check out some French Firestorm comics! Faucon Noir (translated as Black Hawk) was a French comic collection published bi-monthly in digest format during the late 1970s.  Issue #12 was released in 1979 weighing-in at a whopping […]

Mystery of the Vanishing Temples

One of the greatest unsolved mysteries of Firestorm lore is what happened to the pointed temples?!?! It’s been called one of the most confounding mysteries of modern comics. Essays and dissertations have been composed on this baffling topic. Read on and prepare to be bewildered… When Firestorm premiered his cowl featured pointed temples. While this […]

Firestorm and The Hero Initiative JLA Covers

The Hero Initiative, a charity dedicated to helping comic creators in medical or financial need, recently partnered with DC Comics on a new Justice League of America project. Dozens of artists were asked to create their own covers for Justice League of America #50 using 100 blank-covered cardstock copies of the book. Several Firestorm artists […]

Eddie Earhart – The Man Who Created Firestorm

If you were asked who is responsible for the creation of Firestorm, the choices that come to mind might include: Professor Martin Stein, Ronnie Raymond, the Fire Elemental, or even Gerry Conway.  If you picked any of those, you’d be wrong.  The man responsible for the creation of Firestorm is without a doubt the eco-terrorist […]

Firestorm the Nuclear Man Trade Paperback in Stores Today!

Be sure to pick up your copy of Firestorm the Nuclear Man trade paperback in your local comic shop today!  It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here!  As a refresher, here is the solicitation from DC Comics: FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN Written by GERRY CONWAY; Art by AL MILGROM, GEORGE PEREZ, KLAUS […]

Gerry Conway and Al Milgrom Exclusive Interview Play in new window | DownloadWe’ve got a special treat today here at FIRESTORM FAN – an amazing interview with Firestorm creators, Gerry Conway and Al Milgrom! Back in 1977, Gerry Conway and Al Milgrom created the character of Firestorm the Nuclear Man.  Now seemed the ideal time to sit down with Gerry and […]

Al Milgrom Firestorm Sketch from 1979

Check out this fantastic 1979 sketch of Firestorm by Al Milgrom!  I thought this would help us get ready for the big interview tomorrow with Firestorm creators Gerry Conway and Al Milgrom! Truly classic Firestorm!  Interestingly, this was drawn during a period when Firestorm’s continued existence was questionable.  He’d only appeared in five issues of […]

Happy Fourth of July!

I thought we’d celebrate July 4th here at FIRESTORM FAN with a shot of the Nuclear Man flying over the Statue of Liberty!  Click the image below to enlarge. This gorgeous two-page spread comes from ole flamebrain’s first appearance – Firestorm the Nuclear Man #1!  Story by Gerry Conway and art by Al Milgrom. Support […]

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