In news that has come to be expected ever since the start of New 52, DC has decided to cancel six titles and switch up creative teams. All the latest after the jump.
This was mentioned a while ago, but DC confirmed today that Gail Simone will not be writing Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man after her sixth issue.
Take one bored writer, access to the Intardwebz, and a up and coming comic book series, throw it in a pot and set it to boil, and you wind up with The Comic Casting Couch – a look at who Stacy B. would cast in his imaginary movie.Â This time out – Firestorm: The Nuclear Man.
Plot: Dr. Martin Stein, a scientist in the employee of the Hewitt Corporation, has developed a matter/conversion machine using a revolutionary power source he calls the Firestorm Matrix. The night before the big press conference to unveil his creation, his laboratory is attacked by operatives from the 2000 Committee. Desperately trying to save his lifeâ€™s work, there is an explosion which seemingly destroys the machine and the building in which it is housed.Â Caught in the explosion is college student Jason Rusch who is working as part of the night-time maintenance crew at the Hewitt Corporationâ€™s Experimental Technology Division.Â After being released from the hospital, he discovers that he has the power to merge, for a limited time, with another human being and become the nuclear man known as FIRESTORM! Accused of being an accomplice in the attempted robbery of the missing Dr. Stein, Jason he must use his newfound powers to stop Hewitt Corporation CEO Victor H. Hewitt from trying to use the data from the Firestorm Matrix to take over the United States of America!
Over at The Source (DC Comics blog site), site guru Alex Segura announced DC has a Red Tornado mini-series coming up that features Red Volcano.
Here’s the latest teaser for Blackest Night featuring Firestorm.Â I didn’t know when you blew up real good (Identity Crisis) that you would come back fully formed.Â T-SHIRT TIME!
Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in January 2009.