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#1 Posted by MrDirector786 (44032 posts) - - Show Bio

I feel that other than Zoom, pretty much all of the Flash's enemies are really underrated. Villains like Captain Cold, Trickster, and Captain Boomerang are viewed by a lot of people as being lame and weak.

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#2 Posted by MadHatter2 (100 posts) - - Show Bio

YA! FLASH VILLIANS R THE BEST!

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#3 Posted by Yumulu (764 posts) - - Show Bio

Well most of them were pretty lame for a very long time, they got more cred around the time they killed a Flash.

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#4 Posted by ThunderShade (175 posts) - - Show Bio

Its all because of their gimmicky silver age appearances, back when a supervillain was a guy with gimmick.

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#5 Posted by zombie flash (256 posts) - - Show Bio

hell yes the flashes rogues are the best there the only villians that can actually work together and not cross one another, captian cold is the coolest rougue, no pun intended, he bad ass and he has a code
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#6 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio
@zombie flash said:
" hell yes the flashes rogues are the best there the only villians that can actually work together and not cross one another, captian cold is the coolest rougue, no pun intended, he bad ass and he has a code "
what he said.
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#7 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15463 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really in the comic book fan world I feel they get their respect. Who cares what non fans say

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#8 Posted by Caligula (12660 posts) - - Show Bio
@Yumulu said:
" Well most of them were pretty lame for a very long time, they got more cred around the time they killed a Flash. "
this is the best answer for many many years they were gimmicky and dull. with the exception of Grodd whom has always been a top tier DC villain. but in recent years yes the Flash rogues have really carved a nice niche for themselves.
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#9 Posted by Theodore (3607 posts) - - Show Bio

Flash's Rogues are some of the best characters.

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#10 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

@Theodore said:

Flash's Rogues are some of the best characters.

AGREED

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#11 Posted by consolemaster001 (6934 posts) - - Show Bio

The trickster in particular is my personal favourite

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#12 Posted by mpierce2690 (331 posts) - - Show Bio

I always loved how Batman and Barry Allen would argue about who had the better rogues, so yeah, I don't think people give them enough credit. I have to say, I do love how they're being written and presented in the New 52. Definitely more than just your stock villains, they have depth.

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#13 Posted by Royal_Rumble_Man (525 posts) - - Show Bio

Planet busting with 'the show must go on' does it for me

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#14 Posted by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg (2452 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes they are. An animated series would help give them their due.

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#16 Posted by Wolverine008 (50980 posts) - - Show Bio

They tend to be underrated because they're so cartoony, but they're pretty awesome at the end of the day.

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#17 Edited by longbowhunter (9425 posts) - - Show Bio

I always thought everyone liked the Rogues. They're the reason I started reading Flash comics. Geoff Johns did great work with them in his Flash run and John Ostrander made Digger (Capt. Boomerang) one of my very favorite characters in the DCU.

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#18 Posted by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg (2452 posts) - - Show Bio

They tend to be underrated because they're so cartoony, but they're pretty awesome at the end of the day.

Which is why the would work perfectly in an animated series.

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#19 Posted by Veshark (9458 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe by casual comic fans, but most experienced readers know more or less that the Rogues are very dangerous villains.

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#21 Posted by kasino (2036 posts) - - Show Bio

no but people writing flash are. they are pretty creative in how they make them a threat

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#22 Posted by Pokeysteve (11625 posts) - - Show Bio

There are only a couple that are a real credible threat to any Flash. Most of them aren't and Flash has to job to make them relevant.

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#23 Posted by Outside_85 (18015 posts) - - Show Bio

They are considered lame because unlike just about every other collection of villains, they have that code that forbids them from turning really nasty, therefore they aren't considered as dangerous as, say, the Bat-foes.

DC hasn't helped ofc since most of DC's villains don't seem to think very much of the Rogues either.

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#24 Posted by Black_Claw (3374 posts) - - Show Bio

I think all of them are pretty cool. Now if only their costumes didn't look so damn silly....

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#25 Posted by Billy Batson (59952 posts) - - Show Bio

John Ostrander made Digger (Capt. Boomerang) one of my very favorite characters in the DCU.

You mean Boomerbutt :p

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#26 Posted by longbowhunter (9425 posts) - - Show Bio
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#27 Posted by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg (2452 posts) - - Show Bio

There are only a couple that are a real credible threat to any Flash. Most of them aren't and Flash has to job to make them relevant.

This is true.

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#28 Posted by NeonPheonix (798 posts) - - Show Bio

I can understand how any of them could be underated...

Especially considering the fact that everyone on the ol' comicvine seems to overrate the Flash.