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Future Appearance Info from Wizard World Chicago


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The Firestorm news started rolling in yesterday with the announcement of not one but two new Mattel actions figures, featuring both Ronnie and Jason. Pictures and further information here. Look for them next year. I’m all over that - I actually kind of like the atomy hands.

The bigger hint of things to come was from Dan Didio during today’s New Worlds Order panel. It came in the form of one of his famous “slips”. Here’s how Newsarama reports the exchange during Q&A:

Will we see Firestorm going after Darkseid? “Yes,” Didio said, saying to read Countdown and Justice League of America. After Wayne gave him a dirty look, Didio said, “Did I give something away?”
Wayne: “Yes.”

That all but confirms the identity of Firestorm’s future team. I’ve said for a long time that that’s the right move for the character, so I’m excited to see further confirmation!

On the creator front, Newsarama also posted a new interview with Jamal. It doesn’t touch on Firestorm, but it’s a great way to learn what he’s up to. I like seeing his take on the new Blue Beetle. The big news for one Firestorm alumni, Keith Champagne, is that he’ll be writing the upcoming Countdown: Arena miniseries. Details here. It’s a high-profile knock-down, drag-out among various versions among some of DC’s biggest names.

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