October 2, 2015

This Week: The Evil Sound of Music

Category: Covers, Out This Week — By

Now on DC’s digital backlist: Flash #206-207. I’ll just leave these covers here.

Flash #207: The Evil Sound of Music

Flash #206: 24 Hours of Immortality

September 23, 2015

This Week: Flash #44, Season One DVD/Blu-Ray, Flashback Secrets

Category: Covers, Out This Week — By

Flash #44 is out in stores today, continuing the story of Professor Zoom and his time-spanning team as they prepare to utterly destroy the Flash. Preview at Newsarama.

Season One of the new Flash TV series came out on DVD and Blu-Ray yesterday.

DC Comics’ digital backlist has added two more Flash comics from the 1970s:

Flash #204: Iris Allen finds herself compelled to reveal the Justice League’s secrets.

Flash #205: contains reprints of older stories, including the first appearance of Professor Zoom, the Reverse Flash — a lost Jay Garrick adventure, “Journey into Danger” — Kid Flash in “Race to Thunder Hill” — and Johnny Quick in “Too Many Speed Kings.”

Flash #204: Iris reveals Barry Allen's secret!

September 16, 2015

Flash Season Zero TP & Iris Flashbacks

Category: Covers, Out This Week — By

The softcover edition of The Flash: Season Zero is out this week. It collects the complete series, originally released in 24 digital chapters and then in 12 print issues. Actually set during season one, it covers two long stories:

Flash vs. a metahuman circus
King Shark vs. the Suicide Squad

…and several shorter stories, including a look back at how Captain Cold and Heat Wave first met, a nightmare out of Caitlin Snow’s past, a guest spot by Felicity Smoak, and a story in which Caitlin and Cisco deal with fallout from one of her old mentors.

This week’s digital flashbacks from the early 1970s include:

Flash #202 – Iris’ reporting gets her into trouble with a cult.

Flash #203 – Iris returns to her home era in the distant future. Wait, you didn’t think she was from the present, did you?

Flash #203

September 10, 2015

Oh, Barry. Look what you did. (This week’s Flashbacks)

Category: Covers, Out This Week — By

Flash #201

Two more Flash issues from the 1970s are available digitally this week.

Flash #200: “A foreign spy named Dr. Lu brainwashes Flash into believing hes taking hairspray to his wife when what hes really doing is attempting to assassinate the president.”

Flash #201: “The Flash feels guilty when he believes he’s responsible for paralyzing a young basketball star’s legs.” Also a Jay Garrick story, “Finale for a Fiddler!”

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September 2, 2015

This Week’s Flash Comics: Season Zero Concludes, History Lessons TPB, Kick in the Head

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The Flash Season Zero #12 is out this week, and Caitlin and Cicso have to deal with a trap related to one of Caitlin’s old mentors.

Flash vol.6 History Lessons is out in softcover, collecting the last few stories written by Brian Buccellato at the end of the Manapul/Buccellato run. Flash and Deadman team up to find the Keystone Killer, and we see the first New 52 meeting of the Flash and Green Lantern.

New in DC’s digital backissues:

Flash #198 “While trying to help some teenaged orphans, Flash receives a blow to the head and believes he’s eight years old again and not The Flash. “Call It…Magic”!”

Flash #199 “A serum makes Flash appear dead. “The Explosive Heart of America.””

ComiXology has a DC on TV Sale featuring the series that inspired the current crop of DC/Vertigo titles. Books like Gotham Central, iZombie, and of course Green Arrow and The Flash.

The Flash books on discount include all of Flash: Rebirth, Blitz and Rogue War, plus a number of Rogues’ first appearances from the Silver Age and several Professor Zoom/Reverse Flash stories.,

August 27, 2015

This Week’s FLASH-backs to 1970: Identity Exposed!

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1970’s The Flash #196-197 are now available on DC’s digital backlist.

Flash #196 collects reprints of older stories including “The Mightiest Punch of All Time” (with the Reverse-Flash), “The Speed of Doom,” “The Origin of the Flash’s Masked Identity” and “Mirror Master’s Invincible Bodyguards.”

Flash #197: “Barry Allen takes acting lessons and uses his speed to play several roles almost simultaneously.”

Flash #197