Tempered Steele #1 Preview from Afterburn!


The Road to the Paradox Wars continues in TEMPERED STEELE #1

e2596b7f-980b-45a5-b860-c80da6048bf4SkyStorm Origins story continues in Tempered Steele #1 “The Heroic Age Begins!” with the birth of Tempered Steele. What connection does he have to the Timestone? Who does he meet from SkyStorm Origins and how does aliens fit into the Paradox Wars?

Watch as Kevin Steele acquires great powers but at a price… The Heroic Age Begins!

By Robert W. Hickey, Bill Nichols, DeWayne Haddix, Don Hillsman II, Aero Zero. Cover by Don Hillsman II
TEMPERED STEELE #1 – Full color, 28 pages, standard comic size, on-going series.

Now Available from the AfterburnPress.com store and online at Afterburnpress.com and drivethrucomics.com









With over 25+ years of comic book manufacturing and publishing history, Robert W. Hickey, along with his brother Mike and co-creator Bill Nichols, has started AFTERBURN, a publishing arm that offers comics books, graphic novels and special items to stores in print and digital formats.

Robert is the co-founder of Blue Line Art, the original manufacturer of professional comic book art boards. Blue Line has supplied thousands of artists over the years with quality art boards and supplies. Blue Line was the first to package and offer art boards to retail outlets with over 40 different products that support comic creators.
Creating Sketch Magazine Robert along with Bill Nichols as the current senior editor, offering comic creators their own magazine to learn and share tips and creative techniques of the industry.

The founding force for his SkyStorm Studio where Robert has created comics for over 25 years. Within that time he has created top-selling comic for distribution into mainstream outlets such as Wal-Mart, Toys R Us and comic shops around the world.

AFTERBURN’s goal is pulling together new and established talents such as Tom & Mary Bierbaum (Legion of Superheroes, Legionnaires), Greg Land (Iron Man, Avengers), Beau Smith (Guy Gardner, Wildcat from DC) and Chris Dreier just to name a few to create quality and entertaining stories.