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Firestorm 2 HQ » 2007» December

Archive for December, 2007

Welcome Aboard, Kid!

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

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JLoA #15 Spoilers Ahoy!

Well, it’s been discussed, hinted, teased since Jason appeared on the scene, but today it’s finally official - he’s a Leaguer!  Gehenna might technically be, too, but what do I know?  I’m excited.  I’ve long thought that this was the right move.  Jason now has a book to call home and is in the hands of a writer with obvious affection for the character.

And that’s two you owe him now, Big Blue!

Today also brought a bit of clarification in the form of Countdown to Final Crisis #21, where we see that Stein isn’t MIA.  He’s back and recovering from being kidnapped, which isn’t exactly new territory for him lately.  It will be interesting to see what role he will take going forward.

Don’t Miss Justice League #15 Tomorrow

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

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So the conclusion to Firestorm’s Countdown arc was a bit of a head-scratcher, but if the Newsarama preview is any indication, Firestorm has a nice role to play in the final issue of Dwayne McDuffie’s first story arc.  At this point, don’t look at it if you haven’t already.  Ed Benes certainly does the character justice.

Now we’re in the unusual position of not knowing where he’ll show up next.  Membership offer?  Let’s hope so. I do know that he at least makes a cameo in future issues of Countdown.

As an update to Jamal’s new art rep, they’ve now posted quite a bit of original art for sale. Make sure Santa knows.