April 22, 2014
DC Comics’ July solicitations are going up today, including the next few months’ worth of collected editions. The softcover of Gorilla Warfare comes out in August (the same day as the vol.4 hardcover in fact), and we have a cover and new release date for the previously announced Flash Omnibus Vol.1.
THE FLASH VOL. 3: GORILLA WARFARE TP
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, MARCUS TO, MARCIO TAKARA and others
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale AUGUST 13 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
When Grodd and his army descend on Central City, The Flash faces a threat that’s murderous and ruthless. And he’ll need help from the Rogues to keep himself and Central City alive. This new title collects THE FLASH #13-19.
THE FLASH OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by ROBERT KANIGHER, JOHN BROOME and GARDNER FOX
Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, JOE KUBERT, FRANK GIACOIA, JOE GIELLA and MURPHY ANDERSON
Cover by CARMINE INFANTINO and JOE KUBERT
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 864 pg, FC, $99.99 US
This massive title collects the earliest Silver Age adventures of The Flash, including the origin of the Scarlet Speedster, the first appearances of his sidekick, Kid Flash, fellow detective The Elongated Man, plus his battles against the Trickster, the Weather Wizard, Mirror Master, Mr. Element, Reverse Flash, Captain Boomerang, Captain Cold and Gorilla Grodd. Collects SHOWCASE #4, 8, 13 and 14 and THE FLASH #105-132.
April 21, 2014
Flash TV Talk is hosting a tournament for Flash villains, to be voted on by fans! And if you successfully predicted the winners, you could win a digital copy of Flashpoint from Comixology. Full details (including the voting schedule) can be found on their Facebook page, but the basics are as follows:
-Fill out your bracket and send it to FLASH@podastery.com by midnight CST on April 26th, 2014.
-To vote, you must follow Flash TV Talk on Twitter.
-Three rounds of voting will take place each weekday, via RT or Fav.
-Daily voting will close at approximately 9PM CST.
-The winner will be announced on the May 24th episode of the Flash TV Talk podcast.
The brackets (which list the characters who will be participating in the tourney) can be seen here. Good luck!
BuzzFeed has more preview pages for this week’s Flash #30, plus the MAD variant cover featuring mascot Alfred E. Neuman as Gorilla Grodd (shown above). This is the second MAD-themed variant for The Flash, after last April’s issue. Newsarama has combined both sets of previews for the issue, now up to 8 pages out of 20.
THE FLASH #30
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 MAD Variant cover
On sale APRIIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
An all-new creative team makes its debut to show the deadly consequences of The Flash’s speed powers. During the traumatic events of FOREVER EVIL, Central City suffered the worst that the Crime Syndicate could dish out. Now The Flash has returned to make things right, but there are limits to what even the Fastest Man Alive can do!
April 20, 2014
After a weekend at WonderCon, I’m desperately in need of some sleep. But I did manage to get all my photos online, not just the ones taken with the phone. Check out my WonderCon 2014 Flickr album!
The “DC Entertainment” YouTube channel just uploaded an interview at WonderCon with upcoming FLASH writer Robert Venditti. The questions are the usual fare you’ve heard a alot lately…but take a look at what they put up on screen while they talk about Wally. This should answer a lot of questions (and possibly confirm some rumors). The question starts at 0:58 on the video…and the pics begin around 1:13, with a FACE showing up around 1:26. There is something else about those pics, but we’ll let you comment on that. The video can be seen just after the jump…so, what are YOUR thoughts???
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April 19, 2014
Robert Venditti, the incoming co-writer of the Flash series, appeared at DC’s New 52 panel today at WonderCon. CBR was there to provide coverage of the event, and here are some of the Flash-related highlights. There are possible spoilers revealed here, although nothing major. The creators seem to be keeping most details close to the vest for now.
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