Monthly Archives: June 2014

Interview with Van Jensen at HeroesCon 2014!

We were able to sit down with FLASH co-writer Van Jensen at HeroesCon 2014 on behalf of and, where we talked about Wally West and his development in the New 52, the present Future Flash storyline, Barry’s relationships with Patty and Iris, and more…including his projects PINOCCHIO: VAMPIRE SLAYER and THE LEG! Just click on the link below.

Just a couple of notes – this was recorded on the floor of HeroesCon, so please excuse the background noise.   And, yes, the first question was intentionally silly, but we do get down to business very quickly thereafter.  Thanks to Van Jensen for taking the time to meet with us at HeroesCon!


Annotations: The Trial of The Flash, #341 – “Trial and Tribulation!”

Welcome to the latest installment in our annotations of the collected edition of The Trial of the Flash!  A while back, we analyzed related stories leading up to the release of Showcase Presents: The Trial of the Flash.  In addition, we interviewed author Cary Bates about the buildup and the Trial itself, plus showed you what wasn’t included in the collection.

Secret Identities on Trial!

Links to original artwork, scans and research are included throughout this post.  For definitive legal analysis of the story by Bob Ingersoll, go here.  Tom vs. Flash Podcast links here, including these issues.  As always, huge thanks to the DC Indexes. See you after the jump!

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Speed Reading: Zoom Obsession, Pilot Screening Rumor

Video Contest: Run to the Flash (Flash TV Talk)


The podcast Flash TV Talk is running a fan contest. Read on for more details:

While we all anxiously await the new CW Flash series, the Flash TV Talk podcast has been getting hyped with Flash Fan events and contests like the #SpeedsterShowdown, #RoguesRumble, and the “Race To 50″ drawing.

Its time to go BIG!

It’s simple. Have a friend record a video of you running across the screen (left to right) in your favorite Flash Gear! Could be a shirt, hat, or even a full fledged costume! Bonus points to Flash Fans who are able to record the run in front of a local monument or attraction (Mt Rushmore, The Eiffel Tower, Sydney Opera House, etc.)

Select video entries will be compiled into one super sketch that will be broadcast to the world wide Flash Fan community on Youtube and sent to the show’s creators, CW, and DC Comics!

Send the video as well as your twitter handle and city/state/country to

What’s the give away!? Every entry will be added to a drawing to win the Comixology collected edition of The Flash (2011-) Vol. 1: Move Forward

Be sure to snap a picture with the hash-tag #RunToTheFlash and tweet us to let the world know we aren’t going to sit still until the Flash gets here!

All Entries must be in by July 31st

Three Flash TV Spots: Impossible Man, STAR Labs Team and Friend Zoned

You’ve probably seen these by now (I’ve been a bit too busy to post much lately), but in case you haven’t, here are some promotional videos for the upcoming Flash TV show. The first two feature Barry Allen and the STAR Labs scientists who become his support team.

The Flash: Impossible Man

The Flash – S.T.A.R. Labs Team

The third features Barry and Iris West, and interview clips with Candice Patton.

The Flash – Friend Zoned

(via Comics Worth Reading and The Flash Podcast)

This Week: MPH, Digital Spin

This week sees the second issue of M.P.H., Mark Millar and Duncan Fegredo’s book about speedsters in Detroit.

In digital backissues, DC has started jumping around. Last week they released Flash #191, the Pied Piper spotlight. Issues #192-200, featuring “Run Riot” and “Blitz” by Geoff Johns and Scott Kolins have been available for a while. But rather than pick up with Johns & Alberto Dose’s “Ignition” in #201, they’re jumping way ahead to Flash #238, the first part of “Fast Money” by Tom Peyer and Freddie Williams II featuring the perspective-altering villain Spin.