Firestorm #6

Writer: Dan Jolley Artist: Chris Batista Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 20, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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A special issue that ties into IDENTITY CRISIS, featuring guest art by Chris Batista (THE LEGION) & Dan Green (Uncanny X-Men)! With the pressures of his family life and the gargantuan responsibilities of the powers of Firestorm weighing heavily on him, Jason Rusch finally decides to blow off some steam! But what will be the consequences of his recklessness…especially when the JLA reveals what happened to Ronnie Raymond?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 28, 2004

    Chris Batista brings a clear, but decidedly less energetic style to the table as he steps in to replace ChrisCross. Now the upside to his arrival is the material is much easier to follow, from the opening sequence where we learn how the original Firestorm is connected to the new version of the character, to the scene where Firestorm uses his powers to put the screws to a racist cop. The art also does a pretty solid job with the new design elements of Firestorm, with the fire effect being a particularly effective visual. However, the art isn't quite as impressive when it comes to its delivery of the big impact moments, as the "death" of the original Firestorm was deserving of a more dramatic visual, and the scene where he was sneaking around the JLA Watchtower could've done a better job of capturing the sense of wonder that the place was supposed to be projecting. Read Full Review

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