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The DC reboot casualty no one is talking about

Well, no doubt you superhero fans have been following the big DC reboot with the same focused intensity as I am. But in all the DC news, there’s one casualty that seems to have slipped under the radar. Brian Clevinger, famously the creator behind 8-Bit Theater and Atomic Robo, was set to make his big DC debut with an all new Firestorm series. But with the changes afoot on at DC, his involvement has been quietly dropped, From Bleeding Cool:

Amongst the new books and new creators for September, was to have been 8-Bit Theater, Atomic Robo and Marvel Adventures writer Brian Clevinger, working on a new Firestorm comic for DC Comics. And I was going to tell you about it today.

At the end of Brightest Day, we saw that the Anti-Monitor’s effect on the double-minded nuclear superhero would see him meltdown in 90 days. Which should be just around September, when this new Firestorm series was to launch.

And it still might. But, for some reason, not with Brian Clevinger…

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Posted on June 1, 2011, in comics, The Webcomic Overlook. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. What a slap to the face, he get’s such a great opportunity and then they just brush him off. You think DC would’ve known this was coming and wouldn’t have teased him with the job in the first place.

  2. Cover to the new Firestorm title from the reboot thingy:

    And its got Ethan Van Scriver and Gail Simone on as writers. Which is just a bizarre pairing. Like that terrible attempt at a political book they did that teamed Bill Willingham and Judd Winnick….

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