The Flash (2016-) #43 “PERFECT STORM” part five! With the Flash Family hot on his heels, Barry takes the fight to Grodd. If he’s going to survive, he’ll need to steal his powers back and stop Grodd by any means necessary!
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Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico Spinning directly out of the epic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself at the center of a DC Universe at a crossroads. WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!
Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico & Dan Panosian “PERFECT STORM” part four! The Flash teams up with an unlikely ally as the fight for Central City rages on. Meanwhile, Grodd sinks his telepathic teeth into the Flash Family as he tries to finish Barry Allen once and for all!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” Chapter One A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never, well…you know. Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster debuts—but just where did this amazing new friend come from? FLASH FACT: “2016 is the 60th anniversary of Barry Allen becoming The Flash, and it’s a privilege to be a part of it,” says writer Joshua Williamson. “‘The Return of Barry Allen’ in FLASH #79  is one of my favorite comics of all time. It’s where I became a Flash fan for life.”
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” Chapter Two In issue #2, The Flash trains novice speedster August Heart to help protect the people of Central City from the Black Hole, a new breed of rogue with a deadly agenda for the Fastest Men Alive.
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” Chapter Three In issue #3, dozens of innocent people mysteriously gain super-speed! But not all are heroic, and it’ll take everything The Flash and August have to harness the lightning before Black Hole does.
Joshua Williamson & Jason Fabok “THE BUTTON” part three! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party—and it’s not who anyone suspects! It’s a mystery woven through time, and the ticking clock starts here!
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter “THE BUTTON” part two! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party—and it’s not who anyone suspects! It’s a mystery woven through time, and the ticking clock starts here!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” part 6! You’ve seen glimpses of him. You’ve witnessed the carnage he’s unleashed on Central City. Now meet Godspeed, the super-speed serial killer who murders speedsters and steals their powers. Barry Allen is going to need help!
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter “THE BUTTON” part four! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party—and it’s not who anyone suspects! It’s a mystery woven through time, and the ticking clock starts here!
Joshua Williamson & Neil Googe “Lightning Strikes Twice” part four! The leader of the science-terrorist group Black Hole has weaponized the Speed Force, leading to a final confrontation with The Flash and his new league of citizen speedsters.
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico "LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" part 7! Still reeling from Godspeed's devastating attack, the beleaguered Flash realizes that to defeat this menacing new foe he must take away the Speed Force power from Central City's new citizen speedsters. There's only one problem: they don't want to give it back.
Joshua Williamson & Felipe Watanabe “Lightning Strikes Twice” part five! With Central City now protected by dozens of freshly trained Flashes, Barry Allen takes time out to explore a new relationship. Meanwhile, a serial killer targets citizen speedsters as Wally West takes his first steps toward becoming the new Kid Flash…
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World’s Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures?
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” part eight! When Godspeed brings his killing spree to Iron Heights, Barry Allen must protect his own Rogues Gallery-including his mother’s killer-from the deadly speedster! Luckily, The Flash has some help from Wally West, the newly christened Kid Flash!
Joshua Williamson & Jorge Corona “KID FLASH OF TWO WORLDS!” In this single-issue tale, Wally West meets Wally West! The original Kid Flash meets his cousin for the very first time in this special issue, which continues The Flashes’ investigation into the events that began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1.
Joshua Williamson, Felipe Watanabe & Oclair Albert “THE SPEED OF DARKNESS” part one! A villain from The Flash’s history returns for the first time in years when The Shade visits Central City. But what does Opal City’s master of shadow want with Barry Allen and the newly christened Kid Flash?
Joshua Williamson & Jason Fabok The first major event storyline of DC’s Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth’s paragons of truth and justice! But you can bet that the Wall and her Task Force X won’t go down without the fight to end all fights as this weekly series gets underway!
Joshua Williamson & Davide Gianfelice “THE SPEED OF DARKNESS” part two! Lost in the infinite horror of the Shadowlands, The Flash and Kid Flash’s new partnership is tested as they fight to uncover the dark secrets of the Shade and his mysterious plans for the speedster duo.
Joshua Williamson & Davide Gianfelice “SPEED OF DARKNESS” part three! Time is running out for The Flash and Kid Flash as they race to help the Shade regain control of the Shadowlands, the dimension of pure darkness from which the Shade draws his terrible power, before it reaches our world and consumes the light forever.
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “PERFECT STORM” part five! With the Flash Family hot on his heels, Barry takes the fight to Grodd. If he’s going to survive, he’ll need to steal his powers back and stop Grodd by any means necessary!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico Part of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling, all-new line of volume one graphic novels, DC Universe Rebirth! His name is Barry Allen, and he’s the Fastest Man Alive. But he’s also so much more. As he learns more about the Speed Force that fuels his incredible powers, the Flash is also discovering secrets about his past beyond anything he’d ever dreamed-how he created a Flashpoint that changed history and helped create a new world, watched over by forces unknown. And when the same Speed Force that flows through him is unleashed all over Central City, striking cops, criminals and ordinary civilians alike, it’s up to the Flash to train this new wave of speedsters to use their amazing abilities wisely. But while some may become his partners in crime-fighting-forming a true “Speed Force”-others will use their godlike powers for a more sinister purpose. And the Flash is about to learn that there’s some evil even he can’t outrun… The race is on as writer Joshua Williamson (DEATHSTROKE) and artist Carmine di Giandomenico (All New X-Factor) present THE FLASH VOL. 1: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE-the starting line of a bold new era for the Scarlet Speedster, bursting from the blockbuster DC Universe Rebirth event! Collects THE FLASH: REBIRTH #1 and THE FLASH #1-8.
Joshua Williamson & Jason Fabok The first major event storyline of DC’s Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth’s paragons of truth and justice! But you can bet the Wall and her Task Force X won’t go down without the fight to end all fights as this weekly series gets under way!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “ROGUES RELOADED” part one! Central City is quiet…a little too quiet. Which means one thing: the Rogues are up to something, and only The Flash can stop them! But first Barry Allen needs to track down his classic cadre of villains, who’ve vanished in advance of their greatest plan ever. Plus, artist extraordinaire Carmine Di Giadomenico returns!
Joshua Williamson & Neil Googe “DATE NIGHT”! It’s holiday season in Central City and Barry Allen goes on a date with a brand new sweetheart. But things never go as planned for The Flash, who finds himself saddled with an unexpected wingman.
Joshua Williamson & Jesús Merino Belle Reve Penitentiary. Headquarters of Task Force X, home to the worst super-criminal scum in the DC Universe and new residence of…the Justice League?! The Suicide Squad delight in showing Earth’s greatest heroes how the other side lives, and you’d better believe the Justice League needs to be restrained to hear the terrible secret Amanda Waller has to tell them.
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter “BATS OUT OF HELL” part one! After the harrowing events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL #3, the JUSTICE LEAGUE has scattered around the world to find the only artifacts that can fight back against the invasion of the Dark Multiverse. The League thinks they know how to take back their world, but they are not prepared for who is standing in their way. The Seven Dark Knights of the Dark Multiverse. All the brilliance of Batman, but none of the morals. Barry Allen, The Fastest Man Alive, is the first to get a taste of their plan, as BATMAN: THE RED DEATH takes him on at the Fortress of Solitude.
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “ROGUES RELOADED” part three! Dragged on a wild goose chase all over the world, The Flash tracks the Rogues to their next target: the people of Central City! But is even Barry Allen fast enough to solve five diabolical crimes at the same time?
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter Legendary JLA artist Howard Porter returns for the ultimate showdown between the Suicide Squad, the Justice League and the forces of [REDACTED]. Unlikely heroes emerge from the rubble of DC’s first major event since DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, leaving both teams in a place they’ve never been before...and setting the stage for the all-new JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA.
Joshua Williamson & Carlos D'Anda “PERFECT STORM” part three! The Flash has lost what he prizes most of all and must call in an old ally to protect Central City while he sets out to get it back…Wally West! But with a new Flash protecting his city, will Barry be willing to cross lines he never crossed before?
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “RUNNING SCARED” prelude! Barry Allen is at a crossroads. He’s lied to the woman he loves about his life as The Flash, and a rift is growing between him and his heroic young partner. Now, his greatest enemy has threatened to strike down everyone close to him! It’s time to make a tough choice that will launch The Flash into his most incredible mission yet: a siege on the 25th century stronghold of Eobard Thawne!
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter “RUNNING SCARED” finale! Barry Allen and Eobard Thawne. Legendary enemies separated by centuries pulled through time itself to battle again and again. Until now. For one year The Flash has been building to this single epic moment: the ultimate showdown between The Flash and Reverse-Flash!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “ROGUES RELOADED” part two! Captain Cold, Mirror Master, Golden Glider, Weather Wizard and Heat Wave are back! In part two of this epic heist story, The Flash travels overseas to stop the Rogues from committing the greatest caper of all time! But not everything is as it seems in this international game of cat-and-mouse as the Rogues spring a trap on the unsuspecting hero.
Joshua Williamson & Howard Porter “RUNNING SCARED” part two! Barry Allen and Iris West witness a chilling vision of the future courtesy of the Reverse-Flash, who reveals the couple’s legendary romance will yield only darkness for the world of tomorrow. Now, Thawne forces The Flash to make a choice: spend forever alone or doom the future?
Joshua Williamson & Robson Rocha [REDACTED] has finally obtained that which [REDACTED] has sought all this time-it’s the means to utterly [REDACTED] the Justice League forever. Now, only [REDACTED] and the Suicide Squad stand in [REDACTED] path of total world domination. No pressure!
Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Howard Porter, Ryan Sook & Neil Googe “RUNNING SCARED” part one! When Eobard Thawne murdered Barry Allen’s mother, he killed a piece of The Flash’s past. Now, Reverse-Flash is back to kill Barry’s future! The Flash's biggest storyline yet begins as he is pushed to his limits and his secrets are laid bare in a chase through time itself! Don't miss the extra-sized anniversary issue!
Joshua Williamson, Mikel Janin & Tyler Kirkham “BATS OUT OF HELL” finale! it’s the Justice League versus the Dark Knights! FIGHT! The Dark Knights have taken a fallen Justice League to the frightening castle of [REDACTED] inside the possessed Gotham City, where they will be prepared as a sacrifice! The Justice League’s only hope is Cyborg, whose return from the Dark Multiverse has changed him forever!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “RUNNING SCARED” prelude—guest-starring Hal Jordan! Green Lantern Hal Jordan has recruited Barry Allen for a dangerous mission that only The Flash can accomplish! Unfortunately, that mission is on a hostile space station deep in the cosmos, which means leaving Kid Flash alone to defend his and Barry’s loved ones from a deadly attack by their greatest enemy…
Joshua Williamson & Fernando Pasarin [REDACTED BY ORDER OF TASK FORCE X DIRECTOR AMANDA WALLER] and [REDACTED] crew of unstoppable [REDACTED] besiege Belle Reve to take possession of the lost [REDACTED], and only the unbelievable team-up of the Justice League and the Suicide Squad can prevent [REDACTED] from taking revenge on Amanda Waller!
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “PERFECT STORM” part six! Grodd rains lightning down on Central City to burn it to the ground. The Flash is as fast as a bolt of lightning, but is he as fast as a thousand?
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “NEGATIVE” part one! It’s a bleak new day as the citizens of Central City meet Negative-Flash! He’s got a terrible attitude and volatile powers that leave a wake of destruction wherever he goes. Exactly the kind of person you’d want The Flash to put behind bars. There’s just one problem: he is The Flash! Can Barry Allen get his new powers under control before they kill him?
Joshua Williamson & Neil Googe The dangerous scientists of Black Hole have been stealing the bodies of dead speedsters, prompting Iris West and The Flash to go deep undercover among them! And in doing so, they discover a shocking secret: a traitor within The Flash’s inner circle!
Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Davide Gianfelice & Neil Googe “ROGUES RELOADED” finale! In this epic conclusion, the Rogues defeat The Flash! Or so they think. To save the day, Barry Allen’s got to take down the mastermind behind the Rogues’ ultimate heist...the original Rogue; the one who always got away. That’s right, it’s The Flash vs. Captain Cold!
Joshua Williamson & Jesús Merino “SINS OF THE FATHER” finale! Wally’s quest for knowledge about his villainous father takes him and Barry Allen to the Australian outback and into the debt of Captain Boomerang, one of The Flash’s oldest enemies and the last person to see Wally’s father, Reverse-Flash, alive.
Joshua Williamson & Scott McDaniel “A COLD DAY IN HELL” part two! The new crime lord of Central City has been revealed…and it’s worse than The Flash ever imagined! Betrayed by a former friend and trapped in Iron Heights prison with no escape in sight—will The Flash be too late to save his city from disaster?
Joshua Williamson & Jesús Merino “SINS OF THE FATHER” part one! With his superhero career finally underway, Wally West must learn the truth about his father, Daniel West, the long-lost villain known as Reverse-Flash. To retrace his steps, Kid Flash and The Flash must travel to the most dangerous place in the DC Universe: Belle Reve Prison!
Joshua Williamson, Pop Mhan & Carmine Di Giandomenico “NEGATIVE” part two! What’s a Rogue to do when The Flash goes bad? Get worse. Operating from behind bars in Iron Heights, the incarcerated Rogues graduate from costumed crooks to true kingpins of crime, unleashing the new villain known as Shrapnel upon the chaotic and unprotected streets of Central City.
Joshua Williamson & Carmine Di Giandomenico “THE PERFECT STORM” part one! In the 700th tale of THE FLASH, Barry Allen wants to make amends to the people he’s hurt, but Gorilla Grodd has other plans! If Grodd’s shocking attack on Central City wasn’t enough, the reason why—and how it connects to everything The Flash has faced since the Speed Force Storm—will rock our hero to his core…and change everything he thought he knew!
Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce & Howard Porter “BLACK HOLE RISING”! While the Flash’s negative Speed Force powers begin to take their deadly toll on Barry Allen’s life, Black Hole begins its most audacious assault yet when the criminal outfit finally assumes control of S.T.A.R. Labs!
Joshua Williamson & Christian Duce “PERFECT STORM” epilogue! After Wally's fateful decision, iris' health begins to detiriorate and alarming rate. Barry and the Flash family work at lightning speed to try to find a solution, but tensions between Wally and Barry cause Iris' condition to continue to worsen!