This issue is titled, “The End of the Road”…but while the Future Flash story line IS wrapped up here we get some major developments that begin a whole new chapter in the life of Barry Allen. This is an issue you WILL want to read more than once, one of the best issues in the Venditti-Jensen-Booth era of our favorite speedster!
The future-Flash finds Overload…and the kind of trouble from which he can’t run away, while present Barry finds a surprising source of danger while trapped in the Speed Force. The twin storylines are moving forward in significant ways in one of the stronger issues in the Venditti-Jensen-Booth era of THE FLASH.
While the Future-Flash continues his lethal hunt for those who might kill BEFORE they commit their crimes, his own charade may be fraying at the edges. Meanwhile, the Present-day Barry remains trapped in the Speed Force…but is there a way out? That’s where we begin with issue #38 of THE FLASH!
Our present-day Barry Allen is trapped in the Speed Force, powerless, while his alternate future-Barry (the “All-New, All-Murderous Flash”) has taken over his life. The Speed Force has more secrets than we thought, and the people Barry loves may be getting their first real hints that something is wrong here – all in the latest issue of THE FLASH!
This issue of THE FLASH brings us the big battle between Future Barry and the Barry Allen we know in the New 52. As you can guess from the last time they met (5 years in the future in FUTURES END: THE FLASH), this is going to be BIG…for a lot of reasons. But, if you think you knew how this one would end…well…you may have another thing coming!
As the Future Flash continues his run back to our time, Barry Allen is on two trails (or should I say, three). Who is the “Mashup Killer”, where is Wally, and why does Barry keep losing time every time he runs? That’s where we pick up with THE FLASH #33, out today!