The Flash #1

    The Flash » The Flash #1 - The Flash released by DC Comics on November 2011.

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    The Flash last edited by magicman620 on 04/21/20 07:30PM View full history

    The Fastest Man Alive returns to his own monthly series from the writer/artist team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato! The Flash knows he can't be everywhere at once, but what happens when he faces an all-new villain who really can! As if that's not bad enough, this villain is a close friend!



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    Back at the ranch 0

    After the events of Flashpoint, it is now to Barry Allen to hold the mantle of the Flash.  The tone of the series is set right away, returning the character to a depiction of the character not seen since probably the 1960s as the young and inexperienced bungles his way through life as Barry just as much as he speeds through it as the Flash.  In pushing Barry back in this direction it seems as though the creative team is looking to find a medium ground where Barry takes on some of the characteris...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    A Flash and Splash debut. 0

    I really enjoy when the artist is also writer.  Partly because the voice I think is clearer.  From Manapul's first Flash series with Geoff Johns we really saw a strong visual storytelling from Manapul and now without Johns, the story is so clear with Manapul's narrative.  We see some hand lettering blended into the art like a young Will Eisner.  We also see great panel layout, accompanied by great contrast of inking style and color choices.  This book is beautiful on the eyes.  This story ...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Your Childhood Idol is Back... maybe 0

    The Flash is special to me. When I was a kid, this was my favorite comic. I used to run everywhere - I wanted to be The Flash. I liked the comic because, beginning with Gardner Fox, and continuing onward, it had the most creative writing in comics - a better villain lineup than Batman - Flash comics actually used the term Rogue's Gallery for his villains long before it was co-opted by Batman. There was Mirror Master, Golden Glider, Captain Cold, Captain Boomerang, Gorilla Grod, Professor Zoom, H...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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