DC’s August 2018 Solicitations

DC has released their full list of solicitations for August 2018, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. It includes single issues, TPBs, and a rather unique-looking vinyl action figure based on Chris Uminga’s art. Plus, it seems like we’ll be seeing some Multiversal Flashes in the main Flash title!

You can see the full complement of solicits at CBR.

THE FLASH #52
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by DAN MORA
variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
On your mark, get set and go for part one of “Grips of Strength”! Barry Allen races to the House of Heroes at the center of the Multiverse to meet with the Flashes of 52 worlds for info on the new forces he’s recently encountered. Meanwhile, back in Central City, Trickster’s turning informant against Warden Wolfe, but that brings about a sneak attack that Barry and the time-lost Commander Cold must team up to stop—if they can quit butting heads long enough to do so.
ON SALE 08.08.18
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers each.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #53
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by DAN MORA
variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
Then, it’s a slippery slope for the Scarlet Speedster when he must team up with the frosty Commander Cold to stop a powered-up Trickster from trashing Central City. The Trickster’s first target is the maximum-security prison Iron Heights, which could mean a criminal breakout the city would never survive.
ON SALE 08.22.18
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #21
written by ADAM GLASS
art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by BABS TARR
Next up on the Teen Titans’ target list is none other than longtime antagonist Gizmo, whose neighborhood toy store secretly serves as a front for his arms-dealing business. (You can get a Nerf blaster and a rail gun? Cool!) But this whole escapade is about to blow up in their faces when they find Gizmo strapped to an atomic bomb that’s about to go off—right in the middle of New York City. And it’s rush hour to boot? Nice knowing you, Big Apple!
ON SALE 08.22.18
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH VOL. 7: PERFECT STORM TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, CARLOS D’ANDA and DAN PANOSIAN
cover by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Gorilla Grodd is after Central City’s Speed Force, but the one thing Barry Allen can’t outrun is the truth, and his nemesis knows a terrible secret about the Fastest Man Alive. As Barry battles Grodd, he loses what he prizes most in the world and must call in Wally West to protect Central City while he sets out to get it back. But with a new Flash protecting his city, will Barry be willing to cross lines he never crossed before? Collects The Flash #39-45.
ON SALE 09.26.18
$16.99 US | 168 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8452-7

IMPULSE BY MARK WAID AND HUMBERTO RAMOS OMNIBUS HC
written by MARK WAID and others
art by HUMBERTO RAMOS, WAYNE FAUCHER, OSCAR JIMENEZ and others
cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
This fast-paced hardcover includes Impulse’s relocation from the 30th century to his adventures in 20th-century Alabama under the tutelage of speedster Max Mercury. In these early tales, Impulse meets White Lightning, battles the ninja crew of Savitar, teams up with Zatanna and visiting Legionnaire XS and more! Collects IMPULSE #1-27, THE FLASH #108-111 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS 80-PAGE GIANT #1.
ON SALE 10.17.18
$99.99 US | 768 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8133-5

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 7: JUSTICE LOST TP
written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
art by IAN CHURCHILL, PETE WOODS and PHILIPPE BRIONES
cover by DAVID YARDIN
Trapped aboard the crippled Watchtower, the Justice League and Justice League of America teams clash over leadership and the urgent question of who can be rescued…and who will be left behind. Meanwhile, the Green Lanterns face critical choices over how to deal with the League’s two most powerful figures! Collects issues #39-43.
ON SALE 09.12.18
$14.99 US | 128 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8425-1

TITANS BOOK ONE: TOGETHER FOREVER TP
written by JUDD WINICK
art by IAN CHURCHILL, JOE BENITEZ, JULIAN LOPEZ, HOWARD PORTER and others
cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
In these tales from 2008, the Titans are being stalked and attacked! Can Nightwing, Beast Boy, Raven, Cyborg, Starfire, Red Arrow and Donna Troy survive long enough to stand against their old enemy—and more importantly, can they rally together to defeat him? Then, their former teammate Jericho returns to exact his own twisted form of vengeance. Collects TITANS #1-11 and TITANS EAST SPECIAL #1.
ON SALE 09.26.18
$24.99 US | 320 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8428-2

TITANS VOL. 4: TITANS APART TP
written by DAN ABNETT
art by PAUL PELLETIER, ANDREW HENNESSY and MINKYU JUNG
cover by PAUL PELLETIER and ANDREW HENNESSY
The Titans attempt to regain their balance after their epic clash with Troia—Donna’s villainous future self—and look toward a brighter tomorrow. But the Justice League wants answers about Donna Troy’s true nature, and they’ll get them—even if it means shutting down the Titans for good! Collects TITANS #19-22 and ANNUAL #2.
ON SALE 09.19.18
$16.99 US | 136 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8448-0

DC ARTISTS ALLEY: THE FLASH BY CHRIS UMINGA DESIGNER VINYL FIGURES
designed by CHRIS UMINGA
sculpted by JOE MENNA
Channeling the popular comic convention experience, DC ARTISTS ALLEY brings unique, artistic viewpoints to the DCU through highly detailed, limited-edition designer vinyl figures that include prints featuring the original artwork the figure is based on.
Due to the extraordinary excitement for DC Artists Alley, DC Collectibles is thrilled to bring our fans one additional figure per artist to the collection. It all arrives just in time for the holidays and as a bonus, each figure will come with a unique variant!
STANDARD FIGURE
This limited-edition vinyl figure of The Flash combines the classic traits of the Justice League’s speedster (complete with a trail of smoke) with many of the accents and details associated with Uminga’s signature style: huge eyes, oversized hands and a playful mix of creepy and cute.
• Limited to 3,000 pieces
• Individually numbered
• Figures measure 6.4″ tall
• Allocations may occur
• Final products may differ from images shown
• Approximately 6 units per carton
ON SALE DECEMBER 2018
$40.00 US • EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY

DC ARTISTS ALLEY: THE FLASH BY CHRIS UMINGA BLACK AND WHITE VARIANT FIGURE DESIGNER VINYL FIGURE
This ghostly black-and-white variant of The Flash (limited to 500 pieces) bumps up the creepy quotient of Uminga’s signature style. Specifications are the same as the standard figure.
ON SALE DECEMBER 2018
$40.00 US • EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY

“We Are The Flash” Trailer

Here’s the extended trailer for next week’s episode of The Flash, titled “We Are The Flash”. It’s the finale for the show’s fourth season.

And here’s the official synopsis for the episode, which seems to be keeping details deliberately vague.

“We Are The Flash”
SEASON FINALE — Team Flash gets help from a surprising ally in their battle against DeVoe (Neil Sandilands). David McWhirter directed the episode written by Todd Helbing & Eric Wallace (#423). Original airdate 5/22/2018.

We’re promised the answer to a few mysteries in the episode. What do you hope to see in it?

“Think Fast” – Review of S4 Ep22 of THE FLASH

We are arriving at the penultimate episode of Season 4 of THE FLASH. DeVoe plans to launch five satellites that will circle the globe and project enough dark matter on the earth to “reboot” the minds of every human being. Can he be stopped? It’s time to “Think Fast” if Team Flash has any chance of stopping “the enlightenment”. Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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Road to “Flash War” – Review of THE FLASH #46

This is the story of two people who wore lighting bolts…both of whom were largely forgotten for a time. One has just been reunited with his Aunt Iris. The other? Well, the other is getting his groove back on as well…and this is really HIS story. It echoes back to FLASH: REBIRTH, and gets us ready for FLASH WAR! Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“Think Fast” Trailer

Here’s the extended trailer for next week’s episode of The Flash, titled “Think Fast”. It’s the second-last episode of the season.

And here’s the official synopsis for the episode.

“Think Fast”— (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
DAVID RAMSEY GUEST STARS — When DeVoe assaults an A.R.G.U.S. facility to complete his Enlightenment Machine, Barry (Grant Gustin) realizes the only way he can stop him is if he allows Cisco (Carlos Valdes) and Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) to accompany him into the facility. Still shaken by Ralph’s death, Barry isn’t sure he wants to risk any more of his friends’ lives and considers taking on DeVoe solo. Viet Nguyen directed the episode written by Sam Chalsen & Kristen Kim (#422). Original airdate 5/15/2018.

“Harry and the Harrisons” – Review of S4 Ep21 of THE FLASH

How do you stop DeVoe? Bring in a bad guy to stop a bad guy? How can Harry help – the Council of Wells (and if so what about the name of the episode)? How can Caitlin bring back Killer Frost? And, can Iris publish an article without Barry’s permission (trust me, we’ll get to that)? Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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