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Subj: Re: Flash #1!
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 06:14:44 pm BST (Viewed 21 times)
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Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 12:04:34 am BST (Viewed 950 times)

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I'm surprised no one's talking about this yet. What did everyone think? I'm pretty excited, though I actually liked the last couple iterations of the Flash books also.

My review:

I read your review and generally agree. I look forward to this series. The deal with Barry Allen always being late is a nod to the silver age books. At least that is how I took it. Back in the day it was a recurring gag that "The Fastest Man Alive" was always late. Otherwise I just love having Barry Allen back and reunited with Iris West.

One gripe might be Geoff Johns. I like his dialogue and characterization but I never seem to understand what is happening in his stories...even when they are not cosmic and do not involve time travel. I really don't understand what happened in Rebirth or Darkest Night. I hope the Flash's adventures can be simple for a little while now.