Unofficial Chronology FIRESTORM [Martin Stein]
 Created by Garry Conway and Al Milgrom

This issue marked the first appearance of Firestorm

FIRST APPEARANCE:
Firestorm #1 (March 1978), © DC Comics

  

Character Chronology Index

Below is the definitive list of appearances of Firestorm in chronological order. Flashback sequences or story entries will be followed by a [Flashback] note. Stories that for some reason are no longer part of current continuity will have a comment saying this in a note following the entry.

Follow the links for a complete index of the issue, including story and creator info as well as full character chronology and in some cases story synopses.

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Firestorm Chronology

As Martin Stein

Secret Origins Vol. 2 #4 (July 1986): "The Secret Origin of Firestorm, the Nuclear Man" [Flashback]

As Firestorm I [Ronald Raymond and Martin Stein]

Firestorm Vol. 1 #1 (March 1978): "Make Way For Firestorm"
Firestorm Vol. 1 #2 (April 1978): "Danger Doubled Is Death"
Firestorm Vol. 1 #3 (May 1978): "Kiss Not the Lips of Killer Frost"
Firestorm Vol. 1 #4 (September 1978): "When Laughs the Hyena"
Firestorm Vol. 1 #5 (November 1978): "Again: Multiplex"
Cancelled Comic Cavalcade #1/12 (summer 1978): "The Typhoon is a Storm of the Soul"
Fury of Firestorm #37 (July 1985): "Not In Our Stars, But In Ourselves" [Flashback]
DC Comics Presents #17 (January 1980): "The Ice Slaves of Killer Frost"
Justice League of America #179 (June 1980): "The Siren Song of the Satin Satan"
Justice League of America #180 (July 1980): "A Beautiful Evil"
Flash Vol. 1 #289/2 (September 1980): "Firestorm Is Back In Town"
Flash Vol. 1 #290/2 (October 1980): "The Secret History of the Nuclear Man"
Justice League of America #183 (October 1980): "Crisis on New Genesis, or Where Have All the New Gods Gone?"
Justice League of America #184 (November 1980): "Crisis Between Two Earths, or Apokolips Now"
Justice League of America #185 (December 1980): "Crisis on Apokolips, or Darkseid Rising"
Flash Vol. 1 #291/2 (November 1980): "The Hyena Laughs Last"
Flash Vol. 1 #292/2 (December 1980): "The Hostages of Precinct 13"
Flash Vol. 1 #293/2 (January 1981): "The Deadliest Man Alive"
Brave and the Bold #172 (March 1981): "Darkness and Dark Fire"
Flash Vol. 1 #294/2 (February 1981): "The Typhoon is a Storm of the Soul"
Flash Vol. 1 #295/2 (March 1981): "By the Sea, By the Sea, By the Dangerous Sea"
Flash Vol. 1 #296/2 (April 1981): "Rain, Rain, Go Away, Come To Kill Us Another Day"
Justice League of America #189 (April 1981): "The Return of the Starfish Conqueror"
Justice League of America #190 (May 1981): "Our Friends, Our Enemies"
Flash Vol. 1 #297/2 (May 1981): "Multiplex X Means Multiple-Choice Death"
Flash Vol. 1 #298/2 (June 1981): "The Multiplex Complex"
Flash Vol. 1 #299/2 (July 1981): "The Robbery"
Justice League of America #192 (July 1981): "Quest for Genesis"
Justice League of America #193 (August 1981): "Secret of Genesis"
Flash Vol. 1 #301/2 (September 1981): "Now Laughs the Hyena"
Flash Vol. 1 #302/2 (October 1981): "Invitation to Revelation"
Flash Vol. 1 #303/2 (November 1981): "The Hyena Syndrome"
Flash Vol. 1 #304/2 (December 1981): "The Heart of the Hunter"
Justice League of America #195 (October 1981): "Targets on Two Worlds"
Justice League of America #196 (November 1981): "Countdown to Crisis"
Justice League of America #197 (December 1981): "Crisis in Limbo"
Justice League of America #200 (March 1982): "A League Divided"
DC Comics Presents #45 (May 1982): "The Chaos Network"
Justice League of America #202 (May 1982): "Star Fall"
Fury of Firestorm #1 (June 1982): "Day of the Bison"
Fury of Firestorm #2 (July 1982): "Rage!"
Justice League of America #203 (June 1982): "Shuffle and Deal... with Death!"
Justice League of America #204 (July 1982): "The Cut of the Cards"
Justice League of America #205 (August 1982): "The Final Hand!"
World's Finest Comics #281 (July 1982): "War in the Streets"
Fury of Firestorm #3 (August 1982): "A Cold Time in the Old Town Tonight"
Fury of Firestorm #4 (September 1982): "The Icy Heart of Killer Frost"
Fury of Firestorm #5 (October 1982): "The Pied Piper's Pipes of Peril!"
Fury of Firestorm #6 (November 1982): "The Pandrakos Plot"
Fury of Firestorm #7 (December 1982): "Plastique is Another Word for Fear!"
Justice League of America #207 (October 1982): "Crisis on Earth Prime, Book One: Crisis Times Three"
All-Star Squadron #14 (October 1982): "Crisis on Earth Prime, Book Two: The 'Mystery Men' of October"
Justice League of America #208 (November 1982): "Crisis on Earth Prime, Book Three: The Bomb-Blast Heard 'Round the World!"
All-Star Squadron #15 (November 1982): "Crisis on Earth Prime, Book Four: Master of Worlds and Time"
Justice League of America #209 (December 1982): "Crisis on Earth Prime, Book Five: Let Old Acquaintances Be Forgot..."
Wonder Woman Vol. 1 #300 (February 1983): "Beautiful Dreamer, Death Unto Thee"
Fury of Firestorm #8 (January 1983): "Typhoon Warning"
Fury of Firestorm #9 (February 1983): "Baby the Rain Must Fall!"
Fury of Firestorm #10 (March 1983): "Prowl"
Fury of Firestorm #11 (April 1983): "Waking Nightmares"
Fury of Firestorm #12 (May 1983): "Howl"
Fury of Firestorm #13 (June 1983): "Split!"
Justice League of America #217 (August 1983): "All the Elements of Disaster"
Action Comics #546 (August 1983): "Showdown"
Justice League of America Annual #1 (1983): [No Title]
Justice League of America #219 (October 1983): "Crisis in the Thunderbolt Dimension"
Justice League of America #220 (November 1983): "The Doppelganger Gambit"
Fury of Firestorm #14 (July 1983): "Enforcer"
Fury of Firestorm #15 (August 1983): "Breakout"
Fury of Firestorm #16 (September 1983): "Blackout!"
Fury of Firestorm #17 (October 1983): "On Wings of Fire!"
Fury of Firestorm #18 (November 1983): "Squeeze Play!"
Fury of Firestorm Annual #1 (1983): "All the Answers"
Fury of Firestorm #19 (January 1984): "Golden Boy!"
Flash Vol. 1 #323 (July 1983): "Run, Flash--Run For Your Wife"
Flash Vol. 1 #327 (November 1983): "Burnout"
Flash Vol. 1 #328 (December 1983): "Reverse-Flashback"
Flash Vol. 1 #329 (January 1984): "What Is the Sinister Secret of Simian and Son?"
Justice League of America #221 (December 1983): "Beasts"
Justice League of America #222 (January 1984): "Beasts II: Death Games"
Justice League of America #223 (February 1984): "Beasts Part Three: Blood Sport"
World's Finest Comics #300 (February 1984): "A Tale of Two Worlds", or, "Planets In Peril"
World's Finest Comics #302 (April 1984): "No Rest for Heroes"
Justice League of America #224 (March 1984): "The Supremacy Factor"
Fury of Firestorm #20 (February 1984): "Frost Bite"
Fury of Firestorm #21 (March 1984): "Cold Snap!"
Fury of Firestorm #22 (April 1984): "The Secret Origin of Firestorm"
Fury of Firestorm #23 (May 1984): "Byte"
Fury of Firestorm #24 (June 1984): "Terminal Velocity"
Fury of Firestorm Annual #2 (1984): [No Title]
Saga of the Swamp Thing #24 (May 1984): "Roots"
Supergirl Vol. 2 #20 (June 1984): "Celebration" [No longer in continuity]
Fury of Firestorm #25 (July 1984): "Black Bison Rides Again!"
Fury of Firestorm #26 (August 1984): "Give Me Liberty--Give Me Death"
Fury of Firestorm #27 (September 1984): "Spelldance"
Justice League of America #228 (July 1984): "War - of the World?"
Justice League of America #229 (August 1984): "War of the Worlds, 1984: Part Two"
Justice League of America #230 (September 1984): "War of the Worlds, 1984: Part Three - Blessed is the Peacemaker"
Justice League of America Annual #2 (1984): "- The End of the Justice League"
Fury of Firestorm #28 (October 1984): "The End of His Rope"
Fury of Firestorm #29 (November 1984): "The Assassination Bureau"
Fury of Firestorm #30 (December 1984): "The Depths of Despair"
Fury of Firestorm #31 (January 1985): "A Mind of Her Own"
Fury of Firestorm #32 (February 1985): "Ghosts"
Fury of Firestorm #33 (March 1985): "Burn, Manhattan, Burn!"
Fury of Firestorm #34 (April 1985): "The Big Freeze"
Fury of Firestorm #35 (May 1985): "Winter Frost"
Fury of Firestorm #36 (June 1985): "Slowly I Turned--Niagara Falls"
Fury of Firestorm #37 (July 1985): "Not In Our Stars, But In Ourselves"
Fury of Firestorm #38 (August 1985): "Night of the Weasel"
Fury of Firestorm #39 (September 1985): "Publish or Perish; or, The Academic Life Is Killing Me"
Fury of Firestorm #40 (October 1985): "Graduation Day"
Fury of Firestorm Annual #3 (1985): "Sparx"
Fury of Firestorm #41 (November 1985): "Storm Warning"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (April 1985): "The Summoning!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #2 (May 1985): "Time and Time Again!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #3 (June 1985): "Oblivion Upon Us"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #4 (July 1985): "And Thus Shall the World Die!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 (August 1985): "Worlds in Limbo"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #6 (September 1985): "3 Earths! 3 Deaths!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 (October 1985): "Beyond the Silent Night"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #8 (November 1985): "A Flash of the Lightning!"
Justice League of America Annual #3 (1985): "Force of Nature"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #9 (December 1985): "War Zone"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #10 (January 1986): "Death at the Dawn of Time!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #11 (February 1986): "Aftershock"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #12 (March 1986): "Final Crisis"
DC Comics Presents #90 (February 1986): "Escape From Solitude"
Fury of Firestorm #43 (January 1986): "Night of Tears, Sky of Sorrow"
Fury of Firestorm #44 (February 1986): "An East Wind Blowing"
Fury of Firestorm #45 (March 1986): "A Gathering of Hate"
Fury of Firestorm #46 (April 1986): "Deadly Prelude"
Blue Devil #23 (April 1986): "Caught in the Firestorm"
Fury of Firestorm #47 (May 1986): "Dead Devils Don't Wear Blue"
Fury of Firestorm #48 (June 1986): "Moonbow Rising"
Fury of Firestorm #49 (July 1986): "Justice: Lost and Found"
Fury of Firestorm #50 (August 1986): "Vows"
Fury of Firestorm #51 (September 1986): "Collision Course"
Fury of Firestorm #52 (October 1986): "A Giant There Was"
Fury of Firestorm #53 (November 1986): "Shades in Silver"
Fury of Firestorm #54 (December 1986): "Rock and Roll Fantasy"
Fury of Firestorm Annual #4 (1986): "One Man's Poison"
Legends #1 (November 1986): "Once Upon A Time...!" [Page 6]
Justice League of America #257 (December 1986): "Coming Down"
Legends #1 (November 1986): "Once Upon A Time...!" [Page 21]
Legends #2 (December 1986): "Breach of Faith!"
Fury of Firestorm #55 (January 1987): "The Stench of Brimstone"
Fury of Firestorm #56 (February 1987): "Firestorm No More"
Fury of Firestorm #57 (March 1987): "Due Monday"
Fury of Firestorm #58 (April 1987): "Gambit"
Fury of Firestorm #59 (May 1987): "Glasshouse"
Captain Atom #2 (April 1987): "Captain Atom... A True American Hero?"
Fury of Firestorm #60 (June 1987): "Secret Identities"
Fury of Firestorm #61 (July 1987): "Thunderstruck"
Captain Atom #5 (July 1987): "The Return of Dr. Spectro"
Fury of Firestorm #62 (August 1987): "To Regain Tomorrow"
Fury of Firestorm #63 (September 1987): "Rogue Hero"
Fury of Firestorm #64 (October 1987): "Through the Gauntlet"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Annual #5 (1987): "Ground Zero"

As Firestorm I [Ronald Raymond, Mikhail Arkadin and Martin Stein]

Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #65 (November 1987): "Fallout"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #66 (December 1987): "Out of Control"
Millennium #1 (January 1988): "Over"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #67 (January 1988): "Dialogues"
Millennium #4 (January 1988): "Forth"
Suicide Squad Vol. 1 #9 (January 1988): "The Final Price"
Captain Atom #11 (January 1988): "A Matter of Choice"
Millennium #5 (February 1988): "In"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #68 (February 1988): "Planetfall"
Millennium #6 (February 1988): "Out"
Millennium #7 (February 1988): "Down"
Millennium #8 (February 1988): "The Rising and Advancing of Ten Spirits"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #69 (March 1988): "Back In the U.S.S.R."
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #70 (April 1988): "Time-Wrecked"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #71 (May 1988): "Hammer and Tong"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #72 (June 1988): "The Return of the Zuggernaut"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #73 (July 1988): "Blood Red Square"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #74 (August 1988): "Personal Demon"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #75 (September 1988): "The Return of Martin Stein"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #76 (October 1988): "Heart of Fire"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #77 (November 1988): "Journey to Eden"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #78 (December 1988): "Battleground Eden"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #79 (winter 1988): "Exile From Eden"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #80 (Holiday 1988): "The Battle Joined!"
Starman Vol. 1 #5 (Holiday 1988): "Don't You Know There's a War On?"
Invasion! #2 (1988): "Invasion! Book Two: Battleground Earth"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #81 (January 1989): "Warbonds"
Invasion! #3 (1988): "Invasion! Book Three: World Without Heroes"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #83 (March 1989): "Lord of Fire"

As Firestorm I [Ronald Raymond, Mikhail Arkadin and Svarozhich]

Martin Stein separated from Firestorm matrix for a time. See Ron Raymond, Mikhail Arkadin and Svarozhich chronologies for appearances during this period.

As Martin Stein

Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #86 (June 1989): "Home Fires Burning"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #89 (September 1989): "Sundering"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #92 (December 1989): "Elemental War: Vision"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #93 (January 1990): "Storm Front"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #94 (February 1990): "The Dead Past"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #98 (June 1990): "Balance of Powers"
Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #99 (July 1990): "Mourning Frost"

As Firestorm I [Martin Stein]

Firestorm, The Nuclear Man Vol. 1 #100 (August 1990): "Blaze of Glory"
War of the Gods #1 (September 1991): "Hellfire's Web"
War of the Gods #2 (October 1991): "The Holy Wars"
War of the Gods #4 (December 1991): "In the Beginning... There Was the End"
Extreme Justice #4 (May 1995): "The Brave and the Crazy"
Extreme Justice #5 (June 1995): "Atomic Nights"
Green Lantern/Firestorm #1 (October 2000): "Missing Pieces"

CHRONOLOGY UNCERTAIN

It is currently uncertain where these stories fit into the character's internal chronology.

Armageddon: Inferno #1 (April 1992): "Seeds of Doom"
Armageddon: Inferno #4 (July 1992): "The Gathering of Heroes"
Green Lantern Vol. 2 #139 (April 1981): "Slay On, Silvery Moon"
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