“Run, Iris, Run” Official Synopsis And Photo

The CW has released the official synopsis for the March 13th episode of The Flash, titled “Run, Iris, Run”. And here’s a promotional photo for the episode as well, featuring Iris in her interesting new costume; it has definite similarities to the outfit of Jenni Ognats, who is Iris’ granddaughter in the comics. Whether that’s a clue to the identity of the mystery girl who’s been hanging around Central City recently is unclear.

The Flash 4×16 “Run, Iris, Run”
IRIS SUITS UP — Team Flash confronts a new bus meta, Matthew AKA Melting Pot (guest star Leonardo Nam), with the ability to swap people’s DNA. During a battle with Team Flash, Matthew transfers Barry’s (Grant Gustin) super speed to Iris (Candice Patton). Now, with a new threat unleashed on Central City, Barry must act as the team leader while Iris takes on the mantle of superhero speedster in order to defeat their new foe. Harry Jierjian directed the episode written by Eric Wallace (#416). Original airdate 3/13/2018.

What do you think of Iris’ costume? Are you looking forward to the episode? Share your thoughts here!

DC’s May 2018 Solicitations

DC has released their full complement of solicitations for May 2018, and they’re a bit unusual this month. There’s no Justice League, Titans, or Teen Titans, but they’ve presumably been temporarily replaced by the Justice League: No Justice series. It’s also the month in which “Flash War” officially begins, so read on to see all the Flash-related listings. And you can see the DC solicits in their entirety at CBR.

THE FLASH #46
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art by SCOTT KOLINS • Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and DANNY MIKI
“THE ROAD TO FLASH WAR!” Wally West is overwhelmed by fragments from his past! With his protégé’s psyche falling apart, Barry Allen races around the DCU calling in every favor possible to save his shattered family. Meanwhile, Hunter Zolomon’s sinister machinations tip over the first domino in what might prove to be the end of everything for The Flash!
On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

THE FLASH #47
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER • Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and DANNY MIKI
“FLASH WAR” part one! Barry Allen and Wally West…at war?! The long-rising tension between mentor and former sidekick is brought to a head when the Renegades of the 25th century come to claim Iris West for the murder of Eobard Thawne…but that’s only the beginning of a plot that will change the future of The Flash forever! By the end, it will be Flash versus Flash in a mythology-shaking event!
On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
DARK NIGHTS: METAL left the DCU transformed in ways both terrifying and wondrous—and only the Justice League is strong enough to face the threats to come…or are they? Four giant beings comprised of the universe’s major energies—Mystery, Wonder, Wisdom and Entropy—who sustain their life force by devouring planets are on their way to destroy the planet of Colu. The only way to take down this unimaginable threat is for the superhero teams of Earth to forget everything they thought they knew and form new alliances.
What secrets of the cosmos will Superman, Martian Manhunter and Team Mystery discover? Will Zatanna, Wonder Woman and Team Wonder awaken alien magic they cannot put back to sleep? What can Harley Quinn possibly have to teach the rest of Team Wisdom? And most importantly…why the heck is Beast Boy on Team Entropy with Lobo and Batman? Find out all this and much more in the most exciting, bombastic event of summer 2018!
In this kickoff issue to the four-issue miniseries, after Brainiac systematically takes down all of Earth’s super-teams, the last thing the League expects is for him to ask for their help! Without their aid, his home planet and the universe are both doomed!
WRAPAROUND COVER • On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 4 •$3.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #2
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and MARCUS TO
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
The teams arrive at Brainiac’s home world to find it already in chaos. Only by splitting up and journeying to the four cosmic trees of Colu will they have any hope of saving the planet…but what’s waiting for them will test the true mettle of their new alliances!
WRAPAROUND COVER • On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4 • $3.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #3
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and MARCUS TO
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Starfire makes a crushing discovery, Beast Boy uncovers a shocking betrayal, and Cyborg and Wonder Woman are forced to make decisions that will have devastating repercussions for all four teams…and potentially for those they left behind on Earth.
WRAPAROUND COVER • On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4 • $3.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #4
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and MARCUS TO
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
The epic finale that everyone will be talking about! After the unimaginable happens, the DCU must band together to defend Earth from annihilation. Before the end, new alliances will be forged…and some heroes will be lost forever. Don’t miss the event that will set the stage for the Justice League in 2018 and beyond!
WRAPAROUND COVER • On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4 • $3.99 US • RATED T

DC NATION #0
BATMAN wedding prelude written by TOM KING with art by CLAY MANN
JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE PRELUDE written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON with art by JORGE JIMENEZ
MAN OF STEEL prelude written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS with art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
1:100 Superman variant cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
1:250 Batman variant cover by CLAY MANN
1:500 Justice League variant cover by JORGE JIMENEZ

These stories will appear only in this comic book and will not be reprinted in another comic book before each series’ collected editions. Only the first printing of this issue will have a cover price of $0.25. This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details.

Just in time for Free Comic Book Day, this special comic priced at just $0.25 US features three brand-new stories from a lineup of superstar talent—and each tale serves as a prelude to some of the biggest DC events of 2018!
First, find out how The Joker reacts when he discovers Catwoman has turned her back on crime and plans to marry his archnemesis. Can the Clown Prince of Crime stand to see Batman happy? Writer Tom King and artist Clay Mann set up the events that lead to BATMAN #50!

Then, DARK NIGHTS: METAL shook the DC Universe to its deepest foundations—now it’s time to rejoin legendary writer Scott Snyder, along with all-star artist Jorge Jimenez and co-writers James Tynion IV and Joshua Williamson, for the prelude to JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE! Discover what universe-shattering mysteries have emerged from the most wondrous and chaotic corners of the cosmos to hunt the Justice League in DC’s summer blockbuster event!

And get your first glimpse at Superman’s new world in this exclusive preview of the upcoming six-issue miniseries MAN OF STEEL, written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by José Luis García-López. With Truth, Justice and the American Way all under attack, both Superman and Clark Kent find there’s never been a more important time to stand up for what they believe in.
On sale MAY 2• 32 pg, FC, $0.25 US • RATED T

NEW SUPER-MAN AND THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF CHINA #23
Written by GENE LUEN YANG
Art by BRENT PEEPLES and MATT SANTORELLI
Cover by PHILIP TAN
Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
“SEAS OF CHANGE” part four! As a tidal wave threatens to engulf all of Pyongyang, the Justice League of China must save the North Korean capital from destruction whether they like it or not! The Dragonson has risen to ascend to his throne as the Aqua-Man of North Korea, and he’ll make his countrymen pay for what they did to him, come hell or high water!
On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC • $3.99 US • RATED T

THE FLASH VOL. 6: A COLD DAY IN HELL TP
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and MICHAEL MORECI • Art by HOWARD PORTER, POP MHAN, SCOTT McDANIEL, SCOTT KOLINS and others • Cover by BARRY KITSON
When one of the Flash’s Rogues is murdered inside Iron Heights prison, Barry Allen throws himself deep into the case, still reeling from the turmoil of his personal life! But when the clues begin to reveal an even greater conspiracy at work, the Flash soon discovers Iron Heights’ deadliest secret…
Collects THE FLASH #34-38 and a story from THE FLASH ANNUAL #1.
On sale JUNE 13 • 152 pg, FC, $16.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8078-9

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 6: THE PEOPLE VS. THE JUSTICE LEAGUE TP
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST • Art by PETE WOODS and IAN CHURCHILL
Cover by PETE WOODS
When the League is confronted by three concurrent threats, a sleep-deprived Batman makes a crucial error that causes an unthinkable—and potentially unforgivable—tragedy. The team must regain its balance quickly, as an alien infestation threatens the Earth. But nothing can prepare them for an attack closer to home…one that will reveal devastating truths about the League itself!
Collects issues #34-39.
On sale JUNE 20 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8076-5

NEW SUPER-MAN VOL. 3: EQUILIBRIUM TP
Written by GENE LUEN YANG • Art by BILLY TAN, BRENT PEEPLES, RICHARD FRIEND and others • Cover by BERNARD CHANG
In these stories from issues #13-18, Shanghai falls—and Emperor Super-Man rules the ashes! With an army of super-villains on the streets, the Justice League of China leads the movement to take the city back. It’s up to I-Ching and the New Flash of China to snap Kenan out of it and save Shanghai. As Kenan fights to save his city and its people, a final casualty shakes the young hero to his solid-steel core.
On sale JUNE 13 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8044-4

BATMAN: THE REBIRTH DELUXE EDITION BOOK TWO HC
Written by TOM KING • Art by DAVID FINCH, DANNY MIKI, JASON FABOK, MITCH GERADS, MIKEL JANIN, CLAY MANN and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH and DANNY MIKI
Bane is back, and he’ll stop at nothing to get his revenge on the Dark Knight! This epic hardcover includes the events of “The Button,” in which Batman and the Flash unite to explore the mystery behind a certain bloodstained smiley-face button. And The Joker and the Riddler go to war in the streets of Gotham City while the romance between Batman and Catwoman heats up!
Collects BATMAN #16-32 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1.
On sale JUNE 6 • 448 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” • $34.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8035-2

TRINITY VOL. 2: DEAD SPACE TP
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and CULLEN BUNN
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, CLAY MANN, MIGUEL MENDONÇA, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO and RAY McCARTHY • Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
In these stories from issues #7-11, an unholy alliance is formed as Ra’s al Ghul meets sorceress Circe. Then, the Trinity is trapped in the Justice League Watchtower, and there’s a traitor in their midst! No one is what they seem as our heroes fight back against their own home turf!
On sale JUNE 20 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-7467-2

SUPER SONS OF TOMORROW TP
Written by PETER J. TOMASI and PATRICK GLEASON
Art by RYAN BENJAMIN, JORGE JIMENEZ, ED BENES and others
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
The Super Sons are on the run after discovering Superboy’s dark destiny—and the Batman of Tomorrow has recruited the Teen Titans to stop them! But the reunion gives way to the big question: Is the life of an innocent child worth more than the lives of millions? It’s the Teen Titans vs. the Super Sons in the battle you’ve been waiting for!
Collects SUPER SONS #11-12, SUPERMAN #37-38 and TEEN TITANS #15.
On sale JUNE 27 • 128 pg, FC • $14.99 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8239-4

FINAL CRISIS: THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OMNIBUS HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON, GEOFF JOHNS, GREG RUCKA and others
Art by J.G. JONES, CARLOS PACHECO, DOUG MAHNKE, GEORGE PEREZ, SCOTT KOLINS, PHILIP TAN and others • Cover by J.G. JONES
The event that asked, “What happens when evil wins?” is collected in an omnibus edition that features every tie-in miniseries and chapter, as Superman, Batman and the Justice League must face this reality when Darkseid and his followers win the war between light and dark!
Includes BATMAN #676-683 and #701-702, BIRDS OF PREY #118, DC UNIVERSE #0, DC UNIVERSE: THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT #1, FINAL CRISIS #1-7, FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #1-5, FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM #1, FINAL CRISIS: RESIST #1, FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #1-5, FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #1-3, FINAL CRISIS SECRET FILES #1, FINAL CRISIS: SUBMIT #1, FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1-2, THE FLASH #240-241, TEEN TITANS #59-60 and TERROR TITANS #1-6.
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 1,504 pg, FC • $150.00 US • ISBN: 978-1-4012-8503-6

THE NEW TEEN TITANS BEAST BOY AND CYBORG MULTI-PART STATUES
BASED ON ART BY GEORGE PÉREZ • SCULPTED BY JOE MENNA
These six-inch scale polyresin statues based on art by George Pérez and sculpted by Joe Menna are suitable to be displayed alone as an expression of your favorite character or combined with Beast Boy, Cyborg, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl and Raven to tell the story of this young superhero team.
EACH STATUE SOLD SEPARATELY

Flash Figures At Toy Fair 2018 (Updated)

I’m not nearly as good at writing about action figures as Devin is, but here are a few of the figures and statues shown at this year’s Toy Fair in New York. They range from comics-based to television and the cinematic universe, and all of these photos come from The Toyark, The Fwoosh, and Toy News International. You can see far more photos and information for DC figures and other properties at those sites.

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“Perfect Storm” Part Two – Review of THE FLASH #40

Grodd is dying, and his only hope begins with reclaiming the Speed Force from the Flash!  Seemingly nothing can stand in his way, as he traps all of Central City in a single moment. And, Grodd believes he knows the deepest, darkest secret Barry Allen holds…a secret that he can use to defeat the Flash! This arc is bringing a lot of elements together from the very beginning of Josh Williamson’s run on this series…and it is getting more intense (and amazing) by the page! Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“Enter Flashtime” Synopsis

The CW has posted the official synopsis for the March 6th episode of The Flash, titled “Enter Flashtime”. It will seemingly introduce a new Speed Force concept into the TV Flashverse, though we probably saw a glimpse of it during Barry’s trial.

“Enter Flashtime” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Ratings TBD) (HDTV)
JESSE QUICK AND JAY GARRICK TEAM UP WITH THE FLASH — When a nuclear bomb detonates in downtown Central City, Barry (Grant Gustin), Jesse Quick (guest star Violett Beane) and Jay Garrick (guest star John Wesley Shipp) slow down time by entering Flashtime. As everyone in the city is frozen, the three speedsters push themselves to the breaking point to save the city and everyone in it. Gregory Smith directed the episode written by Todd Helbing & Sterling Gates (#415). Original airdate 3/6/2018.

Looking forward to learning about Flashtime? How do you hope to see it portrayed in the show? Share your thoughts here!

“Subject 9” Synopsis And Images

The CW has released the official synopsis and still images for the February 27th episode of The Flash, titled “Subject 9”. The episode will seemingly introduce a youthful and gender-swapped version of the Fiddler. You can see the trailer for the episode here, and the rest of the official stills at Spoiler TV.

 

“Subject 9” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Ratings TBD) (HDTV)
RALPH FEARS FOR HIS LIFE — Barry (Grant Gustin) meets a powerful woman whose abilities could help him in his battle with DeVoe (guest star Sugar Lyn Beard). Meanwhile, after learning that DeVoe is targeting everyone who was on the bus, Ralph (Hartley Sawyer) decides he doesn’t want to be a hero anymore, his only concern is staying alive. Harry (Tom Cavanagh) offers to help Joe (Jesse L. Martin).
Ralph Hemecker directed the episode written by Mike Alber & Gabe Snyder (#414). Original airdate 2/27/2018.