The original, 1970s tales that introduced Firestorm, one of the key heroes of BRIGHTEST DAY, are collected for the first time.
Gerry Conway began his professional comic book career in 1969 when DC Comics published his first work in its anthology THE HOUSE OF SECRETS. He went on to co-create the characters Firestorm, The Nuclear Man, Vixen and Killer Croc for DC. Conway also worked for Marvel Comics, where he notably wrote oThe Night Gwen Stacy Diedo in The Amazing Spider-Man #121, as well as serving briefly as that company's editor-in-chief. His numerous writing credits include the first DC/Marvel crossover, SUPERMAN VS. SPIDER-MAN. In addition to comics, Conway has published the science fiction novels The Midnight Dancers and Mindship. He has also written for and/or produced such TV series as Hercules- The Legendary Journeys, Baywatch Nights, Silk Stalkings, Law & Order, Law & Order- Criminal Intent, The Huntress, and Batman- The Animated Series.