“Grodd Friended Me” Review of THE FLASH S6 E13

The Crisis on Infinite Earths has changed Barry’s world in surprising ways…and those surprises keep on coming. How does Barry deal with an Earth-Prime that conflicts in so many ways with his own memories? We get to see a little more of just how much the world has changed through the mind of none other than Gorilla Grodd! Notice I didn’t say the eyes of Grodd – that’s an important part of the story. And, we will look at more than one character in a whole new way before this episode is through. Wanna know more? Follow us after the jump!

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We’re Back!

And we’re moved to a shiny new (virtual) server, so with any luck this sort of thing won’t happen again.

Update: It was late enough last night by the time it was fixed that I just wanted to post the notice and go to bed, but if you’re interested in more detail, feel free to read on now. Continue reading

Flash #750 Previews

I’m not sure if DC is planning to release multiple previews for the various stories in the upcoming Flash #750, but they’ve posted two sneak peeks thus far. You can see three textless pages of a story by Marv Wolfman and Riley Rossmo at Newsarama, and Nerdist has several preview pages from the story by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato. It’s possible there’ll be more pages released in the coming days, since the issue is due out next week.

Regardless, it’s going to be a big issue! There are themed variant covers for every decade of Flash history, and several stories by many former Flash creators; don’t forget the Geoff Johns and Scott Kolins story too. Hopefully there’ll be something for everyone.

“The Ascent of Wally West” – Review of FLASH FORWARD #6

The story of Wally West has taken a significant turn in this mini-series. The Fastest Man in the Multiverse has been taking dark matter out of a plethora of worlds. He has found his children, Iris and Jai. And he has found the source of all the dark matter problems of late. Sounds good so far, right? Well, there are still sacrifices to be made, and heart-wrenching decisions are just ahead. What will happen to Wally? What about his kids? And, what about the multiverse itself? Wanna know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“A Girl Named Sue” – Review of THE FLASH S6 E12

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Iris is trapped in the mirror dimension while her (evil) doppelganger is embracing Barry Allen. Will Iris be able to escape? Can she even let people know where she is trapped? Meanwhile, Ralph’s search for Sue Dearbon may be at an end…and the speculation begins as to her future on the show (and in Ralph’s life). There is adventure all around as we go into the 12th episode of season 6 of THE FLASH! Want to know more about “A Girl Named Sue”? Follow us after the jump!

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DC’s May 2020 Solicitations

DC has posted their full complement of solicitations for May 2020, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. That month sees a lot of TPBs and reprints, as well as the end of the arc with Paradox in The Flash. Plus, there’s a spotlight on Bart Allen in Young Justice, and a terrifying DCeased Flash zombie action figure.

You can see the solicits in their entirety at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #755
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
variant cover by MATTEO SCALERA
“The Flash Age” races to its stunning conclusion! Flash is forced to work side-by-side with his greatest foe as he teams up with the Reverse-Flash against his new foe, Paradox! But the damage Paradox did to the Flash legacy might be too much to undo!
ON SALE 05.13.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #756
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
At last—the Flash is free of Paradox, but that freedom came at a great cost. For years, the Reverse-Flash has wanted Barry Allen to suffer, but he’s always been defeated by the Flash Family! Now the Reverse-Flash is going to build his own family to help him get the revenge he demands! This issue kicks off a new, epic story that will force the Flash into what may be his final race!
ON SALE 05.27.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

YOUNG JUSTICE #16
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Impulse unleashed! Bartholomew Henry Allen II has traveled to the edges of space and time—and along the way, he’s discovered truths that he’s kept from even his closest friends. Until now. The truth behind the legacy of Young Justice is revealed! What does tomorrow hold for Young Justice?
ON SALE 05.06.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #46
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by XERMANICO
cover by GARY FRANK
variant cover by CLAY MANN
“Vengeance Is Thine” part three! On Themyscira, peace hangs in the balance when the Justice League is caught trespassing on the island of the Amazons! As the Spectre’s wave of vengeance sweeps across the world, the island is now twisted with rage. In order to quell mass retribution, the team must enter the Pit of Tartarus and find Jim Corrigan, but first they will have to fight their way into it—among each other and with their not-so-gracious Amazonian hosts!
ON SALE 05.06.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #47
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
cover by GARY FRANK
card stock variant cover by MIKEL JANíN
“Vengeance Is Thine” conclusion! The Justice League battles through the dreaded Pit of Tartarus, mythological prison to the most wretched creatures imaginable. Batman, Superman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman, and Wonder Woman must resolve their long-held grudges while they still can—and before the world burns. Yet even if they succeed, they must still defeat the monster that lives and rules at the dark base of Tartarus.
ON SALE 05.20.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #42
written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
If there’s no more Robin and no more Mercy Hall, does that mean no more Teen Titans? With the team in tatters after their encounter with Batman, the remaining Teen Titans attempt to pick up the pieces of their lives. Is this the end of the team?
ON SALE 05.20.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE GREEN LANTERN SEASON TWO #4
written by GRANT MORRISON
art and cover by LIAM SHARP
variant cover by MATTEO SCALERA
Guest-starring the Flash, as the Emerald Warrior and Fastest Man Alive put their friendship on the line to fight for their lives on a world changed beyond all recognition! Is the world ready for an attack by ptechnodactyls and the ancient super-beings known as “the Golden Giants of Neo-Pangaea”?
ON SALE 05.13.20
$3.99 US | 4 OF 12 | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH VOL. 11: THE GREATEST TRICK OF ALL TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by SCOTT KOLINS
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Barry arrives back home from his Force Quest to discover something in his city is…off. The people of Central City are all acting strangely, even those closest to him. He better figure things out, because the Trickster has welcomed the Scarlet Speedster back home with an impossible choice: save the people of Central City, but let the villain who caused it all escape to wreak havoc another day. Collects The Flash #66-69 and The Flash Annual #2.
ON SALE 06.03.20
$17.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-229-2

THE FLASH VOL. 12: DEATH AND THE SPEED FORCE TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL, JORDI TARRAGONA, and SCOTT KOLINS
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
In this tale from the early days of Barry Allen’s heroic career, can he master his new super-speed powers and be the hero his city needs…or will the powers burn his lift out? His struggles lead him into the far future, where a version of the Flash he will someday become shows him the true path of the hero—and helps him prepare for the emergence of the gang of villains known as the Rogues. Collects The Flash #76-81
ON SALE 06.17.20
$17.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-399-2

FLASH FORWARD TP
written by SCOTT LOBDELL
art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
His name is Wally West—and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of Heroes in Crisis, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fought so hard to destroy him. Our hero must overcome his greatest fears, regrets, and anger to do what’s right. But what’s right is the hardest thing anyone would ever imagine doing…letting go. Collects Flash Forward #1-6.
ON SALE 05.27.20
$17.99 US | 152 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-223-0

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
written by KEITH GIFFEN, J.M. DEMATTEIS, and others
art by KEITH GIFFEN, CHRIS SPROUSE, MIKE McKONE, MARSHALL ROGERS, DARICK ROBERTSON, and others
new cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
Maxwell Lord’s domination of the Justice League continues in this second omnibus of never-before-collected issues! As the League franchises out to Antarctica, Lord Havok and the Extremists arrive on Earth to continue their galactic conquest, and Blue Beetle and Booster Gold come up with another of their countless schemes. Collects Justice League America #31-50, Justice League Europe #7-25, Justice League America Annual #4, Justice League Europe Annual #1, Justice League Quarterly #1, and Justice League International Special #1.
ON SALE 08.26.20
$125.00 US | 7.0625” x 10.875” | 1192 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-296-4

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA BY BRAD MELTZER: THE DELUXE EDITION HC
written by BRAD MELTZER and GEOFF JOHNS
art by ED BENES, DALE EAGLESHAM, SHANE DAVIS, GENE HA, and others
cover by ED BENES
New York Times bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer’s entire run on Justice League of America is collected for the first time! After the darkest hour in the history of the DC Universe, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman meet to choose who will make up the new Justice League of America. Then, the new team discovers that several members of the Legion of Super-Heroes are in the present! With the help of the Justice Society of America, Superman and his team must track down all seven Legionnaires to discover why these heroes have traveled back in time! Collects Justice League of America (2006) #0-12 and Justice Society of America (2006) #5-6.
ON SALE 06.10.20
$39.99 US | 7.0625” x 10.875” | 470 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-245-2

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC NEW EDITION
written by GARDNER FOX and DENNIS O’NEIL
art by MIKE SEKOWSKY and others
cover by MIKE SEKOWSKY and MURPHY ANDERSON
In these epics from Justice League of America #31-76 and Mystery in Space #75, the World’s Greatest Super Heroes face Brain Storm, the Key, the Royal Flush Gang, Felix Faust, and numerous threats from across the cosmos! Guest-starring Metamorpho, the Justice Society of America, and more!
ON SALE 08.26.20
$99.99 US | 7.0625” x 10.875”
888 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-174-5

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 5: JUSTICE/DOOM WAR TP
written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
art by JAVIER FERNANDEZ, BRUNO REDONDO, JORGE JIMENEZ, HOWARD PORTER, FRANCIS MANAPUL, and others
cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
The Justice-Doom War approaches! This is the culmination of the Legion of Doom’s master plan, and some may not survive. Eons ago, the Monitor, the Anti-Monitor, and the World Forger stopped the rise of Perpetua. Now Lex Luthor is trying to empower Perpetua, turning the world toward doom. The Justice League must race through the past, present, and future to gather pieces of the Totality if they want to stop Lex Luthor’s plan from coming to fruition. But the Legion of Doom will stop at nothing to unleash Perpetua on the Multiverse. Collects Justice League #29-39.
ON SALE 06.17.20
$24.99 US | 272 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-249-0

DC GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR KIDS BOX SET 1
written by MICHAEL NORTHROP, FRANCO, MEG CABOT, and KIRK SCROGGS
art by GUSTAVO DUARTE, ART BALTAZAR, FRANCO, CARA McGEE, and KIRK SCROGGS
Four of DC’s acclaimed graphic novels for kids are collected in one brand-new box set! Dear Justice League shows the World’s Greatest Heroes answering fan letters while fighting for justice. Superman of Smallville is about Clark Kent’s efforts to become a hero while still living in his midwest home. Black Canary: Ignite stars 13-year-old Dinah Lance, determined to win a battle of the bands while discovering her own heroic destiny. The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid is about Russell Weinwright, who’s trying to learn why he’s half kid and half swamp creature.
ON SALE 10.21.20
$39.99 US | FC

DOLLAR COMICS: DARK NIGHTS: METAL #1
written by SCOTT SNYDER
art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
The World’s Greatest Heroes unite as the Dark Multiverse threatens the DC Universe!
ON SALE 05.13.20
$1.00 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Offered to coincide with Death Metal #1.

DOLLAR COMICS: WONDER WOMAN #212
written by GREG RUCKA
art by JAMES RAIZ and RAY McCARTHY • cover by J.G. JONES
The Justice League tests Wonder Woman to see if she is worthy to be one of the World’s Greatest Heroes! Learn more in this key issue from writer Greg Rucka’s run on Wonder Woman!
ON SALE 05.20.20
$1.00 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Offered to coincide with the Warner Bros. film Wonder Woman 1984.

ESSENTIALS: DCEASED HARLEY QUINN, DCEASED SUPERMAN, DCEASED THE FLASH, AND DCEASED SUPERGIRL ACTION FIGURES
Based on the popular DC Comics miniseries from 2019, DCeased, this DC Essentials action figure series takes the most popular characters in the line and turns them into zombielike creatures.
DCEASED HARLEY QUINN
• 6.44″ tall
DCEASED SUPERMAN
• 6.97″ tall
DCEASED THE FLASH
• 6.96″ tall
DCEASED SUPERGIRL
• 6.47″ tall
• Allocations may occur
• Final products may differ from images shown
ON SALE OCTOBER 2020
$28.00 US • Each figure sold sepArately