by DC The fan-favorite DC character burns his way back into the DCU in a startling new series by Dan Jolley, ChrisCross & John Dell! Teenager Jason Rusch has his hands full as a teenager dealing with an abusive dad and a local criminal for whom he unwisely agreed to do a job. But things are going to get a lot more complicated once he's granted the powers of Firestorm! Don't miss this hot new take on a classic character!
Jason Rusch, a Detroit native and victim of child abuse, needs a job, and turns to local thug Stevie Golek. He is given a delivery assignment, and as he is delivering the package, a bolt of energy and fire smashes into him from the sky. After regaining consciousness Jason completes his delivery, late. He is caught in the middle of a gunfight, and panics; what results is that he and the nearest thug with whom he makes eye contact are engulfed in flame and light. What emerges is a new Firestorm.