This week sees the release of the final issue of Firestorm, and in commemoration of the book’s passing, the Firestorm Fan blog came up with a quiet way to show support for the flame-headed superhero:
For the remainder of this week, please use the image below as your social media avatar (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google Plus, Pinterest, Blogs, etc). If several days is too much for you, please at least consider it for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22.
The drawing above was done by the dastardly creative Luke Daab. It sums up how many of us Match-heads feel about the cancellation of this title. It’s been a fun ride with some amazing creators! The last few months with Dan Jurgens have been especially fantastic, so this cancellation is heartbreaking.
USE THE HASHTAG: #FirestormFarewell
If you post to social media about Firestorm this week, please include the following hashtag: #FirestormFarewell
I’m way behind the times – Transatlantic travel, I blame you – but as a longtime Firestorm fan (My favorite era? The Ostrander/Mandrake elemental one. Does anyone else like that, or is everyone into the classic version?), I find this whole thing very charming. The character’s sticking around in the New 52 via the Justice League book, of course, in what is a nice echo of his original publishing history; here’s hoping that he’ll get a revival of his own book before too long again, as well.