I realize the DCnU has changed, but I am having trouble recognizing some of the people in this image. I recognize Guy Gardner (Green Lantern) and Booster Gold. I assume that one of them is a remnant of the Batmen from Batman Incorporated. 

  • Wasn't Batman Incorporated retconned after Flashpoint? If they weren't, does this mean Batman still sanctions their operations (and licenses his Bat icon)?

  • I admit to having stopped reading Firestorm back when he became a fire elemental (Ugh). But I can still recognize his costume. (When did he become a Black guy?) The woman bears a strong resemblance to Firehawk with a costume change. Anybody know why their costumes look the same now?

  • Who are the fellow with the Mohawk, the woman dangling from the bottom of the stone hand, and the red guy with the staff?

image containing the superheroes described above

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    Well if Thaddeus can't recognize a comic superhero... we're doomed !
    – Kalissar
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 7:33
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    I am hoping this is just a case of what I call "reboot identity crisis". If you don't read a particular book, you may not recognize characters who are either second-stringers or have been made unrecognizable due to new writers. What I hope is someone is reading this book and can enlighten me. Then I will add them to my mental superhero database and we are all good. Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 7:39
  • Ok, I'm reassured :P
    – Kalissar
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 7:40
  • This page should help significantly in the identification. It lists the characters in the issue with that cover.
    – user11683
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 20:37
  • I don't see Firestorm as black, he just looks tan in that shot. I suppose you could argue that he is light skinned black, but usually comics make an effort to distinguish. For example, lips and noses are usually fuller/wider in black depictions.
    – JohnP
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 21:05

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Based on the Fury of Firestorm Vol 1 #9 page (the image is the cover art for that issue):

  • Godiva? August General in Iron? OMAC? The last time I saw OMAC he didn't look like THAT! Never heard of the August General in Iron, not sure I have ever heard of Godiva either. Nice work, Paul. Any idea why Firehawk and Firestorm are wearing similar duds? Does Batman Incorporated still fund Batwing (whichever one he is?) And there are two people wearing the Firestorm name??? Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 22:53
  • @Thaddeus Perhaps you are thinking of Buddy Blank/O.M.A.C.? Not a comics person (just jumped off of Zachary's answer), so I can't provide further info (the page did say the Batwing was David Zavimbe). As for multiple Firestorms, the page indicates the villains were "Rogue Firestorms" and this image is shows many Firestorms--but that is not Paris, where the issue is sited--; but again I am not a comics person.
    – user11683
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 23:12
  • @Thaddeus August General first appeared briefly in 52, which I highly recommend if you haven't read it before. It meanders at times, but is overall a great limited series.
    – user1027
    Commented Aug 9, 2013 at 16:42
  • I have made this community wiki to encourage anyone with the knowledge to answer the non-ID aspects of the question.
    – user11683
    Commented Aug 14, 2013 at 20:54

This is a cover photo from Fury of Firestorm V1 #9

The guy with the staff is August General in Iron, mohawk is O.M.A.C., it's either Batman or Batwing, and I believe the girl with the hair is Godiva. All of them are from the short lived reboot Justice League International.

I did find this random forum posting which shows Godiva? with a black jumpsuit instead of a white.

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    I believe he goes by Batwing, he's a member of Batman Inc., but I'm not sure if that's the new Batwing (Lucious Fox's son) or the original.
    – Monty129
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 21:03

I'm thinking that the blue mohawk guy is O.M.A.C

  • Almost certainly this is Kevin Kho/O.M.A.C. based on the character list on this page and similarity of appearance in picture on the character's dc.wikia page.
    – user11683
    Commented Aug 8, 2013 at 20:41

I'm guessing that would be Firestorm, from "The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man".

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