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[[Image:Firestorm v.2 -22.jpg|right|thumb|350px|Firestorm #22]]
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{{DC Database:Comic Template
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| Title = Firestorm
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| Image = Firestorm v.2 -22.jpg
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| Volume = 2
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| Issue = 22
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| Month = 4
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| Year = 1984
   
'''The Secret Origin of Firestorm'''
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| Executive Editor = Dick Giordano
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| CoverArtist1 = Rafael Kayanan
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| CoverArtist2 = Dick Giordano
   
:"''Lorraine, did you ever have one of those moments when everything looked beautiful?''"
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| Editor1_1 = Gerry Conway
::--'''[[Firestorm (Ronnie Raymond/Martin Stein)|Firestorm]]'''
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| Writer1_1 = Gerry Conway
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| Penciler1_1 = Pat Broderick
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| Inker1_1 = Sal Trapani
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| Colourist1_1 = Carl Gafford
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| Letterer1_1 =
   
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| Quotation = Lorraine, did you ever have one of those moments when everything looked beautiful?
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| Speaker = [[Ronald Raymond (New Earth)|Firestorm]]
   
==Summary==
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| StoryTitle1 = The Secret Origin of Firestorm
'''Volume:''' 2 <br>
 
'''Issue:''' 22 <br>
 
'''Month:''' [[:Category:1984, April|April]]<br>
 
'''Year:''' [[:Category:1984|1984]] <br>
 
   
==Credits==
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| Synopsis1 = [[Firestorm]] and [[Firehawk]] and soaring through the skies of New York. They settle down on the roof of a building and Firehawk pressures the hero into revealing his origin. Stein is hesitant, but Ronnie insists on telling Firehawk everything there is to know about him.
   
'''Head Writer:''' [[Gerry Conway]] <br>
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'''Flashback'''
'''Cover Artists:''' [[Rafael Kayanan]] and [[Dick Giordano]] <br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[Pat Broderick]] <br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Sal Trapani]]<br>
 
'''Colourists:''' [[Carl Gafford]] <br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Gerry Conway]]<br>
 
   
==Synopsis==
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Ronnie Raymond had just relocated to Bradley High School and was having a difficult time making friends. He met Doreen Day – a young girl that he took an instant liking to. He also met Cliff Carmichael – the resident school jerk. Ronnie sought to impress Doreen by becoming politically active in the community. He joined an anti-nuclear protest group known as the Coaltion to Resist Atomic Power. Little did Ronnie know however, was that the leader of the group, Eddie Earhart, was actually a terrorist. The Coalition prepared to blow up the recently constructed Hudson Nuclear Power Plant. Ronnie believed that they were simply going to stage a harmless protest.
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
*[[Firestorm (Ronnie Raymond/Martin Stein)]]
 
*[[Clifford Carmichael (New Earth)|Cliff Carmichael]]
 
*[[Doreen Day (New Earth)|Doreen Day]]
 
*[[Edward Earhart (New Earth)|Eddie Earhart]] ''(in flashback)''
 
*[[Edward Raymond (New Earth)|Edward Raymond]] ''(in flashback)''
 
*[[Lorraine Reilly (New Earth)|Firehawk]]
 
*[[Jefferson Jackson (New Earth)|Jefferson Jackson]]
 
*Mr. Taubman
 
*[[Danton Black (New Earth)|Multiplex]] ''(in flashback)''
 
*[[Wallace Hapgood (New Earth)|Wallace Hapgood]] ''(in flashback)''
 
   
'''Locations'''
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The Hudson Nuclear Power Plant was vacant, but for one man – designer Martin Stein. Stein claimed that the plant was going to be the world's first completely safe nuclear power facility in the world. One of Stein's former assistants, a man named Danton Black arrived at the plant in an effort to blackmail Stein.
*[[New York City]]
 
:*[[Manhattan]]
 
::*[[Bradley High School]] ''(in flashback)''
 
::*[[Hudson Nuclear Power Plant]] ''(in flashback)''
 
   
'''Items'''
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Before long, the Coalition arrived and Ronnie discovered what the group's true motivations were. Eddie Earhart rendered both Raymond and Stein unconsciou and set explosives throughout the reactor core of the facility. The dynamite exploded and the wave of energy from the reactor core fused Ronnie Raymond and Martin Stein into a single composite being – Firestorm. What Firestorm didn't know at the time however, was that Danton Black was still present in the plant and was likewise bathed in the wave of energy. He would soon develop fission powers and become the super-villain known as Multiplex.
*None
 
   
'''First Appearances:''' No first appearances <br>
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'''End flashback'''
'''Final Appearances:''' No final appearances <br>
 
   
'''Synopsis:''' Firestorm and Firehawk and soaring through the skies of New York. They settle down on the roof of a building and Firehawk pressures the hero into revealing his origin. Stein is hesitant, but Ronnie insists on telling Firehawk everything there is to know about him.
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After telling Firehawk his story, the two embrace and take off into the night sky.
   
''Flashback''
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| Appearing1 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Ronald Raymond (New Earth)|Firestorm]]}} {{Flashalso}}
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** {{a|[[Ronald Raymond (New Earth)|Ronnie Raymond]]}}
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** {{a|[[Martin Stein (New Earth)|Martin Stein]]}}
   
Ronnie Raymond had just relocated to Bradley High School and was having a difficult time making friends. He met Doreen Day – a young girl that he took an instant liking to. He also met Cliff Carmichael – the resident school jerk. Ronnie sought to impress Doreen by becoming politically active in the community. He joined an anti-nuclear protest group known as the Coaltion to Resist Atomic Power. Little did Ronnie know however, was that the leader of the group, Eddie Earhart, was actually a terrorist. The Coalition prepared to blow up the recently constructed Hudson Nuclear Power Plant. Ronnie believed that they were simply going to stage a harmless protest.
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{apn|[[Clifford Carmichael (New Earth)|Cliff Carmichael]]|Firestorm Vol 2 #18|Firestorm Vol 2 #23}}
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* {{a|[[Doreen Day (New Earth)|Doreen Day]]}}
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* {{a|[[Edward Rockwell (New Earth)|Edward Raymond]]}} {{Flashback}}
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* {{a|[[Lorraine Reilly (New Earth)|Firehawk]]}}
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* {{a|[[Jefferson Jackson (Earth-One)|Jefferson Jackson]]}}
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* {{a|[[Wallace Hapgood (New Earth)|Wallace Hapgood]]}} {{Flashback}}
   
The Hudson Nuclear Power Plant was vacant, but for one man – designer Martin Stein. Stein claimed that the plant was going to be the world's first completely safe nuclear power facility in the world. One of Stein’s former assistants, a man named Danton Black arrived at the plant in an effort to blackmail Stein.
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* {{a|[[Edward Earhart (New Earth)|Eddie Earhart]]}} {{Flashback}}
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* {{a|[[Danton Black (New Earth)|Multiplex]]}} {{Flashback}}
   
Before long, the Coalition arrived and Ronnie discovered what the group's true motivations were. Eddie Earhart rendered both Raymond and Stein unconsciou and set explosives throughout the reactor core of the facility. The dynamite exploded and the wave of energy from the reactor core fused Ronnie Raymond and Martin Stein into a single composite being – Firestorm. What Firestorm didn’t know at the time however, was that Danton Black was still present in the plant and was likewise bathed in the wave of energy. He would soon develop fission powers and become the super-villain known as Multiplex.
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* Mister Taubman
   
''End flashback''
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'''Locations:'''
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* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
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* {{a|[[New York City]]}}
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** {{a|[[Manhattan]]}}
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*** {{a|[[Bradley High School]]}} {{Flashback}}
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*** {{a|[[Hudson Nuclear Power Plant]]}} {{Flashback}}
   
After telling Firehawk his story, the two embrace and take off into the night sky.
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'''Items:'''
<br>
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* <br/>
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'''Vehicles:'''
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* <br/>
   
==Notes==
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| Notes =
* This issue recaps Firestorm's origin from [[Firestorm 1|Firestorm (Volume 1) #1]].
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* This issue recaps Firestorm's origin from {{c|Firestorm Vol 1 1}}.
   
==Trivia==
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| Trivia =
 
*This comic book features advertisements for the following products:
 
*This comic book features advertisements for the following products:
:&mdash;Joust video game for Atari
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:''Joust'' video game for Atari
:&mdash;Mattel – Masters of the Universe action figures
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:Mattel – ''Masters of the Universe'' action figures
:&mdash;DC Comics – Arak – Son of Thunder comic book
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:{{vnst|Arak – Son of Thunder Vol 1}}
:&mdash;Remco – Arak, Warlord and Hercules action figures
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:Remco – Arak, Warlord and Hercules action figures
:&mdash;Verten’s Bedside Network (featuring Sgt. Rock)
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:Verten's Bedside Network (featuring Sgt. Rock)
:&mdash;DC Comics Atari Force series debut
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:{{vnst|Atari Force Vol 1}} series debut
:&mdash;Monogram racing car model kits
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:Monogram racing car model kits
 
==Recommended Readings==
 
*[[Firestorm 1|Firestorm (Volume 1) #1]]
 
*[[Firestorm Vol 2 1|Firestorm (Volume 2) #1]]
 
*[[Secret Origins Vol 2 4|Secret Origins (Volume 2) #4]]
 
   
==Related Articles==
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| Links =
*[[Firestorm/Covers|Firestorm cover art gallery]]
 
*[[Martin Stein (New Earth)/Gallery|Firestorm image gallery]]
 
*[[Ronald Raymond (New Earth)/Appearances|Firestorm appearances list]]
 
*[[Glossary:C#Coalition to Resist Atomic Power|Coalition to Resist Atomic Power]]
 
*[[Glossary:C#Concordance Research|Concordance Research]]
 
*[[Edward Raymond (New Earth)|Edward Raymond]]
 
*[[New York News Express]]
 
*[[Henry Hewitt (New Earth)|Tokamak]]
 
*[[Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe VIII|Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #8]]
 
 
==External Links==
 
 
* [[Wikipedia:Firestorm (comics)|Firestorm article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Firestorm (comics)|Firestorm article at Wikipedia]]
* [http://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=38515 Firestorm #22 entry at the Grand Comics Database]
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* [https://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=38515 Firestorm #22 entry at the Grand Comics Database]
* [http://www.cbdb.com/action.lasso?-database=comics_.fp3&-layout=Master&-response=record_detail.htm&-recordID=39498&-search Firestorm #21 at CBDB]
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==References==
 
* None
 
 
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Latest revision as of 15:09, March 4, 2019

"The Secret Origin of Firestorm": Firestorm and Firehawk and soaring through the skies of New York. They settle down on the roof of a building and Firehawk pressures the hero into revealing his origin. Stein is hesitant, but Ronnie insists on telling Firehawk everything there is to know


Quote1 Lorraine, did you ever have one of those moments when everything looked beautiful? Quote2
Firestorm

Firestorm (Volume 2) #22 is an issue of the series Firestorm (Volume 2) with a cover date of April, 1984.

Appearing in "The Secret Origin of Firestorm"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Mister Taubman

Locations:

Items:


Vehicles:




Synopsis for "The Secret Origin of Firestorm"

Firestorm and Firehawk and soaring through the skies of New York. They settle down on the roof of a building and Firehawk pressures the hero into revealing his origin. Stein is hesitant, but Ronnie insists on telling Firehawk everything there is to know about him.

Flashback

Ronnie Raymond had just relocated to Bradley High School and was having a difficult time making friends. He met Doreen Day – a young girl that he took an instant liking to. He also met Cliff Carmichael – the resident school jerk. Ronnie sought to impress Doreen by becoming politically active in the community. He joined an anti-nuclear protest group known as the Coaltion to Resist Atomic Power. Little did Ronnie know however, was that the leader of the group, Eddie Earhart, was actually a terrorist. The Coalition prepared to blow up the recently constructed Hudson Nuclear Power Plant. Ronnie believed that they were simply going to stage a harmless protest.

The Hudson Nuclear Power Plant was vacant, but for one man – designer Martin Stein. Stein claimed that the plant was going to be the world's first completely safe nuclear power facility in the world. One of Stein's former assistants, a man named Danton Black arrived at the plant in an effort to blackmail Stein.

Before long, the Coalition arrived and Ronnie discovered what the group's true motivations were. Eddie Earhart rendered both Raymond and Stein unconsciou and set explosives throughout the reactor core of the facility. The dynamite exploded and the wave of energy from the reactor core fused Ronnie Raymond and Martin Stein into a single composite being – Firestorm. What Firestorm didn't know at the time however, was that Danton Black was still present in the plant and was likewise bathed in the wave of energy. He would soon develop fission powers and become the super-villain known as Multiplex.

End flashback

After telling Firehawk his story, the two embrace and take off into the night sky.



Notes

Trivia

  • This comic book features advertisements for the following products:
Joust video game for Atari
Mattel – Masters of the Universe action figures
Arak – Son of Thunder (Volume 1)
Remco – Arak, Warlord and Hercules action figures
Verten's Bedside Network (featuring Sgt. Rock)
Atari Force (Volume 1) series debut
Monogram racing car model kits



See Also

Recommended Reading

Links and References

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