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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
   
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| Editor1_1 = Gerry Conway
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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 =
   
==Summary==
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| Quotation = Lorraine, did you ever have one of those moments when everything looked beautiful?
'''Volume:''' 2 <br>
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| Speaker = [[Ronald Raymond (New Earth)|Firestorm]]
'''Issue:''' 22 <br>
 
'''Month:''' April<br>
 
'''Year:''' [[:Category:1984|1984]] <br>
 
   
==Credits==
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| StoryTitle1 = The Secret Origin of Firestorm
   
'''Head Writer:''' [[Gerry Conway]] <br>
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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.
'''Cover Artists:''' [[Rafael Kayanan]] and [[Dick Giordano]] <br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[Pat Broderick]] <br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Sal Trapani]]<br>
 
'''Colourists:''' Colourists unknown <br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Gerry Conway]]<br>
 
   
==Synopsis==
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'''Flashback'''
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
*[[Firestorm (Ronnie Raymond/Martin Stein)]]
 
*[[Cliff Carmichael]]
 
*[[Doreen Day]]
 
*[[Eddie Earhart]] ''(in flashback)''
 
*[[Firehawk]]
 
*[[Jefferson Jackson]]
 
*[[Multiplex]] ''(in flashback)''
 
*[[Wallace Hapgood]] ''(in flashback)''
 
   
'''Locations'''
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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.
*[[New York City]]
 
:*[[Manhattan]]
 
::*[[Bradley High School]] ''(in flashback)''
 
::*[[Hudson Nuclear Power Plant]] ''(in flashback)''
 
   
'''Items'''
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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.
*None
 
   
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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.
   
'''First Appearances:''' No first appearances <br>
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'''End flashback'''
'''Final Appearances:''' No final appearances <br>
 
'''Synopsis:''' Synopsis unknown <br>
 
   
==Notes==
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After telling Firehawk his story, the two embrace and take off into the night sky.
* This issue recaps Firestorm's origin from [[Firestorm 1 (Volume 1, 1978)|Firestorm (Volume 1) #1]].
 
   
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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]]}}
   
==Trivia==
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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}}
   
==Recommended Readings==
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'''Antagonists:'''
*[[Firestorm 1 (Volume 1, 1978)|Firestorm (Volume 1) #1]]
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* {{a|[[Edward Earhart (New Earth)|Eddie Earhart]]}} {{Flashback}}
*[[Firestorm 01 (Volume 2, 1982)|Firestorm (Volume 2) #1]]
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* {{a|[[Danton Black (New Earth)|Multiplex]]}} {{Flashback}}
*[[Secret Origins 4 (Volume 2, 1986)|Secret Origins (Volume 2) #4]]
 
   
==Related Articles==
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'''Other Characters:'''
*[[Glossary:C#Coalition to Resist Atomic Power|Coalition to Resist Atomic Power]]
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* Mister Taubman
*[[Glossary:C#Concordance Research|Concordance Research]]
 
*[[Edward Raymond]]
 
*[[New York News Express]]
 
*[[Tokamak]]
 
   
==External Links==
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'''Locations:'''
*''[http://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=38515 Firestorm #22 entry at the Grand Comics Database]''
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* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
*''[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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* {{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}}
   
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'''Items:'''
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* <br/>
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'''Vehicles:'''
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* <br/>
   
==References==
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| Notes =
*[[Who's Who - The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe 8|Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #8]]
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* This issue recaps Firestorm's origin from {{c|Firestorm Vol 1 1}}.
   
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| Trivia =
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*This comic book features advertisements for the following products:
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:''Joust'' video game for Atari
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:Mattel – ''Masters of the Universe'' action figures
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:{{vnst|Arak – Son of Thunder Vol 1}}
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:Remco – Arak, Warlord and Hercules action figures
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:Verten's Bedside Network (featuring Sgt. Rock)
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:{{vnst|Atari Force Vol 1}} series debut
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:Monogram racing car model kits
   
<br clear="all">
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| Links =
<table class="toccolours" border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse: collapse; margin:0 auto;">
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* [[Wikipedia:Firestorm (comics)|Firestorm article at Wikipedia]]
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* [https://www.comics.org/details.lasso?id=38515 Firestorm #22 entry at the Grand Comics Database]
<td width="30%">'''Previous'''<br />
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<b>[[Firestorm 21 (Volume 2, 1984)|Firestorm #21]]</b></td>
 
<td width="40%" style="text-align: center;"><b>[[Comics Firestorm (Volume 2)|Firestorm]]</b><br />
 
'''Volume 2'''</td>
 
<td width="30%">'''Next'''<br />
 
<b>[[Firestorm 23 (Volume 2, 1984)|Firestorm #23]]</b></td>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 
 
[[Category:Comics|Firestorm (Volume 2) 022]]
 
[[Category:1984|Firestorm (Volume 2) 022]]
 
[[Category:1984, April|Firestorm (Volume 2) 022]]
 

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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