Two new Firestorms
join in to steal thunder. Firehawk and Hurricane are introduced to
the new DC Universe as the Firestorms of France and the U.K.
respectively; and just like Pozhar, they quickly prove to be more
interesting and have more personality than the main characters of
the series. This new Firehawk is confident and flirtatious, while
Hurricane is arrogant and in control; both very powerful, and
distinctive enough to be immediately likable.
Things improve for Ronnie
-developmentally speaking- when a missing element from the title is
finally ushered with more than subtle hints. The one who does not
seem to catch a break is poor Jason; he is highly redundant, his
dialogue is helpless, and he gets completely dwarfed by the new
characters. Ethan Van Sciver delivers fantastic artwork with tons of
detail, and Hi-Fi's colors pop from every page with nice effects.
Very nice issue!