Force Quest Part Two! Review of THE FLASH #59

Barry and Iris are in Gorilla City as part of The Flash’s Force Quest. What they find is horrific. It seems that everyone in Gorilla City is dead! Was this Grodd’s doing? Was it Gemini? Will Barry and Iris be able to learn anything before something terrible happens to them as well? Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“Oh Come All Ye Thankful” Review of S5 E7 of THE FLASH

Here’s hoping all my friends in the USA had a great Thanksgiving. As for Team Flash, In this episode we see them preparing for their own Thanksgiving dinner at the West-Allens. Of course, no celebration on THE FLASH is complete without a major villain battle. There are major father-daughter relationship issues highlighted in this episode, each with a different slant (and a different outcome). And, we learn even more about the backstory of Cicada. Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“The Icicle Cometh” Review of S5 E6 of THE FLASH

Caitlin learns the REAL origin of Killer Frost. Iris and Nora go on an adventure together. Cecile tries to shake of the rust and become that intimidating D.A. once again. All this and the Icicle, too! Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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DC’s February 2019 Solicitations

DC has released the full complement of solicitations for February 2019, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. There will be a four-part Flash/Batman crossover that month as fallout from the events of Heroes In Crisis, and interestingly all issues will be written by Flash writer Joshua Williamson. Plus, some great-looking trades that month.

You can see the full solicitations at CBR.

BATMAN #64
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by GUILLEM MARCH
cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
variant cover by SEAN MURPHY
“THE LAST COLD CASE” part one! 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 02.06.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #64
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
variant cover by TOM RANEY
blank variant cover available
“THE LAST COLD CASE” part two! 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 02.13.19

BATMAN #65
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by GUILLEM MARCH
cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
variant cover by JEFFREY ALAN LOVE
“THE LAST COLD CASE” part three! 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 02.20.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

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.
Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #27
written by ADAM GLASS
art by BERNARD CHANG
cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
variant cover by ALEX GARNER
Every Teen Titan has a secret—and they all come spilling out here! As Djinn helps Robin recover from his injuries after a brutal showdown with Red Hood, she tells him all about her dark past, revealing some unsettling truths about herself. Meanwhile, Red Arrow helps Crush find a new sense of purpose, and Roundhouse reveals the tragic story of how he got his powers!
ON SALE 02.20.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

YOUNG JUSTICE #2
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art by PATRICK GLEASON and EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
cover by PATRICK GLEASON
variant cover by SANFORD GREENE
The new teen super-team unites as Robin (Tim Drake), Wonder Girl, Teen Lantern and Jinny Hex join forces to help Amethyst free Gemworld from those who control it. In another section of the strange dimension, Connor Kent and Impulse find themselves taken captive—but if this is really Superboy, why isn’t he putting up a fight with his friend and former teammate against the bad guys?
ON SALE 02.06.19
$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. 9: RECKONING OF THE FORCES TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE and SCOTT KOLINS
cover by DAN MORA
In these stories from THE FLASH #52-57, 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, 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 03.27.19 | $16.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8855-6

THE FLASH: THE SILVER AGE VOL. 4 TP
written by JOHN BROOME and GARDNER FOX
art by CARMINE INFANTINO and JOE GIELLA
cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
This adventures from the early 1960s include the Flash’s battles with some of his best-known foes: Captain Cold, the Shade, Captain Boomerang, the Trickster, the Reverse-Flash and more. This collection also guest-stars Kid Flash and the Golden Age Flash. Collects THE FLASH #148-163.
ON SALE 03.06.19
$24.99 US | 384 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8823-5

JLA: NEW WORLD ORDER (DC ESSENTIAL EDITION) TP
written by GRANT MORRISON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL
The world’s most classic heroes reunite to stop the world’s newest champions. Posing as a new group of super-heroes, the Hyperclan have descended upon Earth, convincing everyone that they are a benevolent force. But as their true nature and plans come to light, only the World’s Greatest Heroes can stop them. Standing side by side, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, Green Lantern and the Martian Manhunter take on the alien posers and come to realize that Earth needs a force made up of only the mightiest of heroes. Collects JLA #1-9 and JLA SECRET FILES #1.
ON SALE 03.06.19
$19.99 US | 248 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8865-5

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE BRONZE AGE VOL. 1 TP
written by DENNIS O’NEIL, ROBERT KANIGHER and MIKE FRIEDRICH
art by DICK DILLIN, JOE GIELLA and NEAL ADAMS
cover by KARL KERSCHL
In these adventures of the Justice League from the early 1970s, classic members of the League including Superman, Batman, the Flash, Green Arrow, the Atom and Black Canary battle villains including The Joker and the Doomsters, and meet supernatural heroes including the Spectre and Deadman! Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #77-95.
ON SALE 03.27.19
$29.99 US | 416 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-8902-1

Force Quest Begins! Review of THE FLASH #58

Barry has finally decided to take that Force Quest, going all over the world with Iris to unravel the mysteries of the new Forces. Barry wants to be the Fastest Man Alive again, but to do so he must explore the Speed Force, the Strength Force, the Sage Force, and the Still Force.  We’ve seen how these new forces can act…but we have a LOT to learn about what makes them tick. The Force Quest begins NOW!  Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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“All Doll’d Up” Review of S5E5 of THE FLASH

This week we find a version of Ragdoll that seems pulled straight out of Secret Six, just as creepy as the Gail Simone and Dale Eaglesham creation. We find Nora and Iris still working through their estrangement. And, the hunt continues for Caitlin’s dad, with help from a still-wounded Vibe. Lot’s of parent issues in this episode…and one of the best episodes of the young season.  Want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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