Category Archives: Flashback

Flashback: The Wild Wests.


Alright Flash family, let’s take a trip on the cosmic treadmill for another Flashback! Before we get started, I need to put up a disclaimer. I really do love The Flash and his comic series; however, out of all of the good stories, there are there are plenty of bad ones, and when you love something a lot, you have to be extra critical about it. This is why I have to say without a doubt that the story arc “The Wild Wests” is terrible.

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What I don’t understand is how. Writer Mark Waid has churned out some of  DC’s greatest stories such as Kingdom Come and Superman: Birthright (which to many is the definitive Superman origin story), and had a very successful run on the Flash at one point in his career. If this is the case, then why in holy Hades did issues 231-236 suck so much?

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FlashBack: Finish Line


FlashBack is a series of articles where I review comic book story arcs featuring The Flash. For those of you unfamiliar, the Flash is a superhero in the DC universe, he is known for his super speed and his quick wit. Flash is my favorite superhero, and I have a somewhat extensive collection of the character’s comics. This week’s segment is the “Finish Line” story arcOr at least that’s what I think it is called, seeing as the first issue cover shows that it is “Finish Line: Part One”,  yet every other issue has a different title. This was a tad bit confusing, as I thought I had some missing issues somewhere while reading it. This story arc spans four issues from The Flash Volume 2 issue #227-230.

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