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April Solicitations Tomorrow


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Despite feeling hopeful due to Dan Dido’s comments about titles like Firestorm representing DC’s commitment to diversity, I have to accept the possibility that tomorrow’s Firestorm #35 solicitation may carry the dreaded “Last Issue” mark of death. The sales figures simply haven’t been that good, so it’s possible that the title will wrap up with the end of what looks like will be a great arc from Dwayne McDuffie. If so, going out with head held high isn’t such a bad thing. Nor is it the end of Jason.

Keith Champagne, who was once content to merely ink the likes of Firestorm, has been put to work by DC in creating the stories around World War III. He talks about his plans over on Newsarama. His issues will touch on Firestorm’s missing-year situation, which will be great to see. In fact, he says that the story is told through the eyes of a character who is deciding his own role, but I’m keeping my hopes in check because that could refer to a lot of characters. I’ll definitely be buying those issues - Keith proved his writing chops for me on his JSA run. Interestingly enough, the other two issues of this done-in-a-day miniseries will be written by John Ostrander, who was once at the writing helm of Firestorm (and who now writes the absostupendoterrific Star Wars: Legacy for Dark Horse).

And, if you need a quick hit of Firestorm now, look for his bio page in the back of this week’s 52 issue. Jamal and Keith once again team up to draw Jason. I’m looking forward to it. Also, did you catch Jamal’s work in last week’s issue of 52? I saw the preview art before the credits and knew instantly that Jamal was on duty that day.

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