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Saya1 Werefox from Multiverse
Werefox
Mar 14th 2014 at 4:01:04 PM

@Jinbo 71 I don't give a shit about him. Thawne and Zolomon are better. He does not even fit the theme of Reverse Flash because he is not Reversed like Thawne and Zolomon were.

edited 14th Mar '14 4:01:34 PM by Saya1

You look happy, I can change that if you want.
RedM Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Mar 14th 2014 at 6:00:57 PM

[up]Eh, if they were really dedicated to the whole "Reverse" aspect in the first place, Reverse Flash would be a fat, slow old lady. As for the new one, I like the black better than the yellow, just aesthetically.

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Halberdier17 We Are With You Zack Snyder from Western Pennsylvania Relationship Status: Dating Catwoman
We Are With You Zack Snyder
Mar 14th 2014 at 6:19:32 PM

[up]Though if I didn't know he was Reverse Flash I would have thought he was New 52s version of Black Flash.

edited 14th Mar '14 7:11:09 PM by Halberdier17

Batman Ninja more like Batman's Bizarre Adventure
Saya1 Werefox from Multiverse
Werefox
Mar 14th 2014 at 6:58:23 PM

[up][up]But because he is not yellow he should not be called Reverse Flash. Still in terms of personality and scope he feels like a major step down from the two Zooms.

edited 14th Mar '14 6:59:02 PM by Saya1

You look happy, I can change that if you want.
Mar 14th 2014 at 9:27:15 PM

I think he fits Reverse-flash name a little better. But I love dickish Eobard much more than the new one.

Jun 12th 2016 at 8:43:27 AM

Came to revive this page!

Alright, I've been meaning to give The Flash page a complete overhaul due to Rebirth revelations, is anyone here interested in helping me out? For example it would be the best to Separate New 52 Jay Garrick from the old one once again, since Earth 2 Jay is obviously not the original one anymore thanks to Rebirth.

Lionheart0 Relationship Status: Hoping Senpai notices me
Jun 12th 2016 at 10:26:50 AM

[up]I'd have to brush up on some of the more recent comics first, I've been doing some minor editing myself, trying to split the information on the two Wallys.

Jun 12th 2016 at 10:37:57 AM

Thanks! By the way I would recommend you changing Wally Jr's picture; he uses the old Kid Flash suit in Rebirth. ( i don't think he ever used silver one besides that future's end issue)

RJ-19-CLOVIS-93 from New Zealand
Jun 14th 2016 at 2:54:30 AM

Barry Allen has rebooted and altered the continuity so many times I'm surprised they haven't made it a plot point

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alliterator professional crastinator from Southern California Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
professional crastinator
Jun 14th 2016 at 6:57:07 AM

Once. He did it once.

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Jun 14th 2016 at 7:03:59 PM

and it wasn't totally his fault. well flashpoint itself was, but new 52 wasn't.

Sep 8th 2016 at 8:31:55 AM

DC has many flashes lol, while marvel has only 1 *Quick Silver. It is unfair [lol][lol][lol]

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Oct 22nd 2017 at 8:50:04 AM

It seems that when it comes to Silver Age artists, Carmine Infantino was the most influential one at DC, especially his work on the Flash. I've seen his work on Showcase #4. It's much more dynamic than anything in the Superman books at the time.

edited 22nd Oct '17 9:13:38 AM by DS9guy

Nov 9th 2017 at 11:48:32 PM

Random question, but it's just something that popped into my head: was there ever an explanation for why The Top couldn't die?

I mean, he did eventually die permanently (or at least, go through a stint where writers weren't inclined to resurrect him), but he was essentially Voldemort for a while there. He'd get killed, wander the Earth as a spirit and possess someone else, rinse repeat.

"The difference between reality and fiction is that fiction has to make sense." - Tom Clancy, paraphrasing Mark Twain.
SKJAM Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Nov 10th 2017 at 11:02:14 AM

Spinning at superspeed shifted the Top's braincells in unusual ways, giving him immense psychic powers. As a result, when he physically died, his mind was able to survive the cessation of his fleshy brain. I Am Not Making This Up Disclaimer.

edited 10th Nov '17 11:02:28 AM by SKJAM

Nov 10th 2017 at 11:31:15 AM

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Comic books, man. Never change. evil grin

edited 10th Nov '17 11:31:50 AM by KnownUnknown

"The difference between reality and fiction is that fiction has to make sense." - Tom Clancy, paraphrasing Mark Twain.
AnotherGuy Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Dec 1st 2017 at 10:53:17 AM

It's kind of dissapointing that Flash's secret idendity reveal to Iris, only for her to reveal that she had known for quite some time since Barry talks in his sleep, was seen in just the last two panels of an issue.

edited 1st Dec '17 11:00:06 AM by DS9guy

FrozenWolf2 Just an Old Mon from Stuck in Kanto
Just an Old Mon
Dec 28th 2017 at 9:09:01 AM

Reading the Rebirth run

Barry x Meena needed atleast another 2 issues before Godspeed "Killed" Her, I liked Meena and find her sudden Heel turn upon Her return as being poorly emotional plotted or as as presented it comes off as an obvious plot device to get the Negative force out of Barry..plus it doesn't make sense with the tease of her being alive earlier at the end of the godspeed arc.

Barry Allen is the fastest man alive with the way he goes through love interests *HEEYOOOO*

August being Godspeed was too flipping obvious though that suit is Awesome

... I don't know If I'm still bitter about BN Flash or what but can we please have Cold knocked down a peg... he is reaching insufferable levels of better then you.

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AnotherGuy Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Mar 18th 2018 at 1:07:38 PM

He's still bitter about his last name being a Portmanteau of sneezing while you fart.

FrozenWolf2 Just an Old Mon from Stuck in Kanto
Just an Old Mon
Mar 18th 2018 at 9:00:47 PM

...

Gawd

Dammit

Barry

This has to be deliberate there is no way anyone would write a character this way without the intent of you not liking him

"You ever breathe through more then one opening boy? Once I get better you be sure to let me know what its like."
Aleistar Spooktober from Devil's Domain Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Spooktober
Mar 19th 2018 at 8:08:15 AM

Que paso?

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Mar 19th 2018 at 3:25:13 PM

Grodd a huge psrt of it hes prpbsbly subtlely fucking with barrys mind to get him to do that.

Flash war seems big though based on the solicit of wally remembering something he forgot he lost and it makes him want to break the speed force

Apr 13th 2018 at 3:04:02 PM

I recently read some Mark Waid issues about Abra Kadabra manipulating things to put Wally on trial and wreck his life. It had a really neat climax and the story was interesting but I wasn't too fond of the art near the end.

EDIT: Also Zero Hour inadvertently saved Wally from a laser trap XD

edited 14th Apr '18 9:15:22 AM by lalalei2001

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RJ-19-CLOVIS-93 from New Zealand
May 22nd 2018 at 5:59:02 PM

Flashpoint establishes that Barry Allen will remember the prior timeline, however will eventually forget it over time and his memories will be replaced by the current timeline(which is why he doesn't remember the Old 52). Post-Crisis, his life ended Pre-Crisis. Does that mean that he would've had memories of the Pre-Crisis continuity for a brief time?

Also Barry Allen wasn't alive when the Crisis happened, and came back afterwards. He ended up becoming part of the Speed Force, which has some sort of transcendent state beyond normal time and space. Does this mean that Post-Crisis Barry Allen was initially Earth One Barry Allen when he emerged?

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