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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“The Price” Finale – Review of THE FLASH #65

What is the price of being a hero? What do you risk? What do you give up? How great IS the cost of being a superhero? All along we’ve seen the fraying of the relationship between Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne…but is that the only price to be paid in this final chapter of the crossover? To find out more, follow us after the jump!

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Flash #65 Preview

DC has posted the five-page preview for Flash #65, and you can read it at Adventures In Poor Taste. It’s the last issue of the four-part crossover with the Batman book, and features the duo trying to help Gotham Girl with her mental health issues.

 

THE FLASH #65
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL and
JORDI TARRAGONA
cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
variant cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
“THE LAST COLD CASE” finale! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!
As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable…by the Flash!
A cold case from the Justice League’s past has mysteriously re-opened, and Batman and the Flash—the only two heroes who stand a chance of cracking the case—are at each other’s throats! Our heroes must combat a demon from the past while burying their own inner demons in the process…and neither the World’s Greatest Detective nor the Fastest Man Alive will ever be the same again! But who is really pulling the strings here? And how does Gotham Girl fit into all this? Friendships will be tested and blood will be spilled in this titanic crossover event…
ON SALE 02.27.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
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