“Time Bomb” – Review of S5 Ep13 of THE FLASH

This episode is all about secrets. Cisco hasn’t told his new girlfriend about his powers. There is another metahuman in danger, but she hasn’t ever revealed her powers to her family. And then, of course, there is Nora’s BIG secret. What gets revealed this week…and what impact will it have on Team Flash? This is a VERY significant episode – wanna know more? Follow us after the jump!

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DC’s June 2019 Solicitations

DC has posted the full complement of solicitations for June 2019, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. That month sees the continuation of the “Flash: Year One” origin story, which began in May.

You can see the solicits in their entirety at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #72
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
“The Flash Year One” continues! Things are not looking pretty for the Flash, who just got his scarlet butt handed to him by the Turtle. If Barry Allen thought being a hero was going to be easy, he’d better think again after this beating-—but will it be enough to detour his destiny?
ON SALE 06.12.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #73
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
“The Flash Year One” continues! As our hero picks up the pieces from his disastrous defeat at the hands of the Turtle, the rise of the Rogues in Central City gives the Flash renewed resolve. But Barry is still learning to master his abilities, and while an experienced speedster might know how to outrun a gun, this time he may not be so lucky…
ON SALE 06.26.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #31
written by ADAM GLASS
art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by ALEX GARNER
Lobo brought Crush into this world…and now he’s gonna take her out! But the timing couldn’t be worse for the Teen Titans, with Damian’s secret prison exposed to the rest of the team, not to mention Deathstroke’s death looming over them—can the team put their drama aside to help Crush battle her deadbeat dad? Or will Lobo be the final nail in the coffin for the newest Teen Titans?
ON SALE 06.19.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

YOUNG JUSTICE #6
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art by JOHN TIMMS and ELENA CASAGRANDE
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by RAMON VILLALOBOS
The secrets of Gemworld begin to unlock themselves for the newly reformed members of Young Justice—Tim Drake, Conner Kent, Jinny Hex, Wonder Girl, Impulse and the new Teen Lantern—but is it too late for the teen heroes to help Amethyst bring some order to her chaotic realm? Fan-favorite artist Elena Casagrande also joins the team as she delivers a look at Jinny Hex’s origins and how she came to be in Metropolis on the day the new Young Justice formed.
ON SALE 06.05.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #25
written by SCOTT SNYDER and JORGE JIMENEZ
art by JORGE JIMENEZ
backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
backup story art by JAVIER FERNANDEZ
cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
variant cover byJIM CHEUNG
The “Sixth Dimension” storyline wraps up in this oversize issue as Superman faces down the World Forger to save the Justice League! Can Superman withstand the might of a being that can create worlds from nothing?! Plus, with the Justice League away, Mr. Mxyzptlk’s been wreaking havoc! Can anyone on Earth stand up to the fifth-dimensional menace?
ON SALE 06.05.19
$4.99 US | 40 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #26
written by JAMES TYNION IV
art by JAVIER FERNANDEZ
cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
After being off-planet for so long, the Justice League must try to pick up the pieces of their lives—but Lex Luthor has other plans. If he has his way, he’ll show all of humanity that the Justice League will never be there in the world’s time of need!
ON SALE 06.19.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

NAOMI #6
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art and cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
This is it, the end of the first season of NAOMI by the breakout collaboration of writers Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker and artist Jamal Campbell! With her origins finally revealed, Naomi embraces the journey ahead and charts a course for the future and her role.
ON SALE 06.19.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
FINAL ISSUE

JSA BY GEOFF JOHNS BOOK THREE TP
written by Geoff Johns, David Goyer, Jeph Loeb, Darwyn Cooke, James Robinson, Howard Chaykin, Brian Azzarello and Michael Chabon
art by Rags Morales, Peter Snejbjerg, Tim Sale, Darwyn Cooke, Mike McKone, Tony Harris, Howard Chaykin, Eduardo Risso, Michael Lark and others
cover by RAGS MORALES
An all-star lineup of writers and artists headlines this JSA collection! Can the legacies of the classic JSA members be exploited and corrupted? Plus, Roulette runs the most dangerous gambling den on Earth, where heroes are lured to fight while super-villains bet on the outcome. Collects JSA: All Stars #1-8, JSA Annual #1, JSA Secret Files and Origins #2 and JSA #26-31, plus a never-before-collected story from JSA SECRET FILES #1 and a treasure trove of bonus material.
ON SALE 07.03.19 | $34.99 US | 480 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9220-1

NEW TEEN TITANS OMNIBUS VOL. 4 HC
written by MARV WOLFMAN
art by EDUARDO BARRETO, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and others
cover by GEORGE PEREZ
In this fourth massive collection of the hit 1980s series, team member Lilith ascends to godhood and takes up residence on Olympus, home of the Greek gods of myth. And as the Crisis on Infinite Earths begins, Starfire is called home to the planet Tamaran to be wed to a member of the military. Collects NEW TEEN TITANS Series Two #10-31, NEW TEEN TITANS Series Two ANNUAL #1-2 and a story from OMEGA MEN #34.
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 11.20.19
$99.99 US | 800 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8930-0
This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

FLASHPOINT BOX SET
written by GEOFF JOHNS, BRIAN AZZARELLO, J.T. KRUL, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, TONY BEDARD, JEFF LEMIRE, SEAN RYAN, STERLING GATES, DAN ABNETT, ANDY LANNING, SCOTT SNYDER, PETER MILLIGAN, ADAM GLASS, JAMES ROBINSON and others
art by ANDY KUBERT, EDUARDO RISSO, SCOTT KOLINS, MIKEL JANIN, JOE BENNETT, ARDIAN SYAF, BEN OLIVER, CLIFF RICHARDS, CHRISTIAN DUCE, GENE HA, GEORGE PEREZ, JAVIER FERNANDEZ and others
This collector’s box set includes these trade paperbacks:
• FLASHPOINT TP
• FLASHPOINT: THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT FEATURING BATMAN TP
• FLASHPOINT: THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT FEATURING
GREEN LANTERN TP
• FLASHPOINT: THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT FEATURING THE FLASH TP
• FLASHPOINT: THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT FEATURING SUPERMAN TP
• FLASHPOINT: THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT FEATURING
WONDER WOMAN TP
This collectible slipcased box set features the complete FLASHPOINT epic, from the legendary miniseries by writer Geoff Johns (DOOMSDAY CLOCK) and artist Andy Kubert (THE DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE) to the entire run of titles by comics’ greatest talents exploring the world of FLASHPOINT through the lives of Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and more.
When Barry Allen wakes at his desk, he discovers the world has changed! Deceased family members are alive, loved ones are strangers and close friends are different, gone or worse. It’s a world on the brink of a cataclysmic war between the Atlanteans and Amazons—but where are the World’s Greatest Heroes? It’s a place where America’s last hope is Cyborg, who hopes to gather the forces of the Outsider, the Secret Seven, S!H!A!Z!A!M!, Citizen Cold and other new and familiar-yet-altered faces! It’s a world running out of time. If the Flash can’t find out who altered the timeline, the DC Universe is doomed!
ON SALE 11.13.19
$99.99 US
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9464-6
ART NOT FINAL

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS BOX SET
written by MARV WOLFMAN, GARDNER FOX, ROY THOMAS, GERRY CONWAY and others
art by GEORGE PEREZ, MIKE SEKOWSKY, DICK DILLIN, TODD McFARLANE and others
box art by NICOLA SCOTT and JERRY ORDWAY
Since the Justice League of America first met their Earth-2 counterparts, the Justice Society of America, the concept of a world-shaking “Crisis” has been a defining part of DC history. Now, for the first time, DC packs one incredible box set with every Crisis tale leading up to and including the industry defining CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! This box set combines six previously existing CRISIS collected editions, printed for the first time in hardcover, with eight new CRISIS hardcover collections that spotlight the most important heroes of the 1980s CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS!
Join the Justice League, the Justice Society, the All-Star Squadron, Infinity Inc., Superman, Green Lantern and countless other heroes as they give their all to save the DC Universe!
This box set includes these hardcovers:
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 1 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #21-22, 29-30, 37-38 and 46-47
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 2 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #55-56, 64-65, 73-74 and 82-83
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 3 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #91-92, 100-102, 107-108 and 113
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 4 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #123-124, 135-137 and 147-148
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 5 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #159-160, 171-172 and 183-185
• CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 6 HC
Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #195-197, 207-209 and ALL-STAR SQUADRON #14-15
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS HC
Collects CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #1-12
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: ALL-STAR SQUADRON HC
This new title collects ALL-STAR SQUADRON #50-60
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: GREEN LANTERN HC
This new title collects GREEN LANTERN #194-198, THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #16 and 18 and THE OMEGA MEN #31 and 33
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: JUSTICE LEAGUE HC
This new title collects THE FURY OF FIRESTORM #41-42, DETECTIVE COMICS #558, WONDER WOMAN #327-329 and THE NEW TEEN TITANS #13-14
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: LEGENDS HC
This new title collects THE LOSERS SPECIAL #1, SWAMP THING #44 and 46, LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE: CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #1, BLUE DEVIL #17-18 and AMETHYST #13
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: INFINITY, INC. HC
This new title collects INFINITY, INC. #18-25, INFINITY, INC. ANNUAL #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #244-245
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: SUPERMAN HC
This new title collects DC COMICS PRESENTS #78, 86-88 and 94-95, SUPERMAN #413-415 and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #3
• CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: BEHIND THE CRISIS
This new title collects THE HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE #1-2, pre-Crisis appearances of the Monitor, behind-the-scenes material and more
ON SALE 11.06.19
$500.00 US | FC
DIMENSIONS: APPROX. 12.5” high x 13.5” wide x 8” deep
WEIGHT: APPROX. 28 lbs.
* Dimensions and weight subject to change
ISBN: 978-1-4012-9517-2
ART NOT FINAL

WONDER WOMAN BY JOHN BYRNE VOL. 3 HC
written by JOHN BYRNE
art and cover by JOHN BYRNE
In these 1990s tales from WONDER WOMAN #125-136, Wonder Woman is gravely wounded—and to save her life, Zeus transforms her from an Amazon to the goddess of truth. And with no one to play the role of Wonder Woman, Diana’s own mother, Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons, becomes the new Wonder Woman. After a chance encounter with Jay Garrick, the Golden Age Flash, Hippolyta journeys back to the 1940s to help the Justice Society of America free Europe from Nazi oppression. And as John Byrne’s run on WONDER WOMAN comes to an end, Diana reassumes the mantle of Wonder Woman just in time to help Donna Troy, better known as Wonder Girl, come to grips with the truth of her identity.
ON SALE 07.31.19
$39.99 US | 312 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9224-9

INJUSTICE 2 VOL. 6 HC
written by TOM TAYLOR
art by DANIEL SAMPERE, BRUNO REDONDO, JUAN ALBARRAN and XERMANICO
cover by BRUNO REDONDO
The Red Lanterns, backed by the power of Starro, wage an all-out assault on Oa and the source of the Green Lanterns’ power. But help is on the way in the form of the Titans, Blue Beetle and Booster Gold. Following close behind is Lobo, armed with a weapon that may do more harm than good. Collects issues #31-36 and ANNUAL #2!
ON SALE 07.31.19
$24.99 US | 184 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9227-0

DARK NIGHTS: METAL BATMAN: THE RED DEATH STATUE
based on art by GREG CAPULLO
sculpted by DJORDJE DJOKOVIC
Rocking into our world from the pages of DARK NIGHTS: METAL comes the fastest and deadliest man in the Dark Multiverse—the Red Death! A menacing mash-up of Batman and the Flash, this Dark Knight came about when a once-noble Caped Crusader stole the Speed Force from the Flash, hoping to prevent tragedies in the past. This transfusion of heroes produces a sinister speedster with bats instead of lightning emanating from its body during velocity bursts.
The high-speed horror is cast in polyresin, allowing for rich details—like the cascade of Speed Force-summoned bats—to emerge in the final product.
• Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
• Statue measures 8.2″ tall
• Allocations may occur
• Final products may differ from images shown
ON SALE NOVEMBER 2019
$90.00 US

The Trickster Front and Center – Review of THE FLASH #66

The Trickster – the original James Jesse Trickster – recently returned to Central City. He seems more dangerous than ever…but isn’t he supposed to be dead? I mean, I know “dead” is a relative term in comics, but what happened here? How does his story fit into canon now? Don’t worry, all questions will be answered as we bring the Trickster front and center in the latest issue of THE FLASH! Wanna know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“Failure is an Orphan” Review of S5 E16 of THE FLASH

The meta-cure is ready, and we know that it works. Now, how to get Cicada to take that cure? Will he do so willingly? Probably not, so where do we go from here? We have come a long way in the fight against Cicada, so this may be time to see something big happen. That is, if Cicada isn’t really the big bad of the season (a personal theory here). The Flash may well have his hands full with this episode. So…wanna know more about “Failure is an Orphan”? Follow us after the jump!

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Flash #66 Preview

DC has posted the official preview pages for Flash #66, and you can read them at CBR. They show a somewhat revamped childhood origin story for longtime Flash foe/ally James Jesse, also known as the Trickster, and the issue is centred on him.

 
 

THE FLASH #66
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by SCOTT KOLINS
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
variant cover by TIM SALE
James Jesse, the original Trickster and new crime lord of Central City, is taking over—and his plans for the city are his most diabolical ever. But how was he able to claim his throne, and where has he been for all these years? Learn all the answers in this issue that details each dastardly trick he’s pulled to get to the top!
ON SALE 03.13.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.

“King Shark vs Gorilla Grodd” S5 E15 of THE FLASH!

You’ve seen Godzilla versus King Kong…and Mothra, and…you get the idea. But did you ever envision THIS kaiju battle? It’s King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd, in Season 5 Episode 15 of THE FLASH! Who would win that battle, and why would they fight in the first place? It’s not as simple as you may think. And, you may never look at this version of King Shark the same way again. Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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