The Flash #782 review

Having just persuaded cousin Wallace to share his super-speed ‘paper route’, the Flash, Wally West, finds one of his old enemies, Girder, has escaped Iron Heights prison. A perfect time to try out the new partnership. Meanwhile, Linda Park West has taken super-powered twins Jai and Irey to the local park. With a spot of […]

Read More The Flash #782 review

The Flash #781 review

For a comic titled ‘All pedal, no brakes’, it’s ironic that it takes so long for things to get going. Four of the first five pages are current Kid Flash Wallace being distracted by cousin Wally’s entreaties to skip class at the current ragtag version of Titans Academy. That’s a lot of space in a […]

Read More The Flash #781 review

The Flash #777 review

Our hero, Wally West, finds himself on an unexpected mission with the Justice League. It’s not the garden variety JL, though, it’s offshoot Justice League Dark, the specialist magic unit who hang out in the Hall of Justice basement. Right now, though, they’re on the home planet of member Amethyst, the Gemworld. And one of […]

Read More The Flash #777 review

Justice League Incarnate #1 review

Spinning out of the recent Infinite Frontier series, the multiversal Justice League get the spotlight as they bid to foil the latest plot by the latest Darkseid. It turns out the master of Apokolips hasn’t been himself for a while, but he’s back and bigger than ever, having absorbed lesser versions, or something. I know […]

Read More Justice League Incarnate #1 review

The Flash #776 review

The cover image tells us this isn’t an average issue of The Flash – a massive head of Dr Fate pulling back Wally’s reality. Inside, Wally has just seen off an incursion into Keystone City by the dark god Eclipso and thought relaxation lay ahead. Nope, the Justice League Dark’s most mystical member needs help. […]

Read More The Flash #776 review

The Flash #774 review

It’s a special day for Wally West. He’s taking Irey to a Daddy-Daughter dance. Before they arrive at the teeny speedster’s school, though, they have to negotiate an unusual traffic problem. ‘MUAHAHAHAH!’ Yes, this is not a man reluctant to lean into the villainous persona. His name is Dr Nightmare. Well, not really, but he’s […]

Read More The Flash #774 review

The Flash #773 review

Heat Wave is on a rampage in Central City, starting blazes not as a cover to steal, but to scare, possibly harm, people. The Flash, Wally West, has escaped his latest conflagration, but the villain has fled the scene. There’s no time for Wally to get bored, though, as he has his new job at […]

Read More The Flash #773 review

The Flash 2021 Annual #1 review

Wally West’s Quantum Leap adventure comes to an end in this double-sized annual. For the last several issues of his regular series the formless hero has been borrowing the bodies of speedsters past, present and future on a mission to cleanse the Speed Force of a blockage that’s sparking surges of explosive energy. He’s about […]

Read More The Flash 2021 Annual #1 review

The Flash #771 review

Well, that’s a gloomy cover from illustrator Brandon Peterson and colourist Michael Atiyeh, taking us back to the horror that was the Heroes in Crisis mini-series. Happily, the issue itself is a thoroughly jolly affair, as Wally West, at the mercy of the Speed Force, continues bouncing into the bodies of speedsters across time and […]

Read More The Flash #771 review

The Flash #770 review

It’s 1944 and mystery men the Ray and the Flash have been given a mission by FDR – capture the Spear of Destiny from the Nazis. They’ve not met previously and don’t look set to become best buddies. Things don’t go according to plan, thanks to Hitler’s real secret weapon… but the boys have help […]

Read More The Flash #770 review