The Other Man in the Yellow Suit. Talking with the Flash’s Matt Letscher

The Flash just finished its freshman season on the CW, and it went out with a bang.  The season ended with Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) facing offf with his mother’s killer, the man in the yellow suit, the Reverse Flash.  The Reverse Flash off course, turned out to be Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanaugh) but even that was a mask.  He was really Eobard Thawne, a speedster from the future, who hates the Flash, and found himself trapped in the past.   But when he first arrived in the 21st century, he wore a different face. The younger Thawne was played by … Continue reading

Things Get Cold as Flash’s Rogues Begin to Multiply

  There is an old Arabian proverb, “A man can be judge by the reputation of his enemies.” By that saying, The Flash could be considered one of comics greatest heroes.  In the comics, the Flash’s villains are one of the most formidable, albeit, colorful group.  The core group of the Scarlet Speedster forming a cabal known as The Rogues.  Despite being criminals, the Rogues are known for operating with in a code of honor among thieves. Now that the Flash is coming to television, many of his Rogues will be joining him. The pilot (which screened at Comic Con, as … Continue reading

The Flash Pilot Leaked to the Internet, but Is It Any Good?

  The Flash made it out into the world a little faster than expected. The pilot for the new superhero series was leaked via a publicity screener, and has found it’s way to various file sharing websites. I’ve heard a few folks say that the leak was planned, to help build buzz going in to Comic-Con, where the episode received it’s first public screening as part of A Night of DC Entertainment. But that can’t be proved. We here in Geeksville don’t want to spoil the episode for any fans holding out for the show’s October 7th television premiere, but … Continue reading

This 5 Minute Preview of The Flash Gives You A Need for Speed

So you watched last night’s Arrow season finale and got look at the first teaser for this fall’s Flash television series.  If you are anything like me, you wanted to see more right away.  Well the CW must have read my mind because today at it’s upfronts it debuted a new 5 minute preview.  Haven’t seen it yet? Here it is! Some immediate thoughts… “My name is Barry Allen, and I am the fastest man alive…“ The first person narrative that has been a tradition in comics featuring the Flash (any Flash) is part of the trailer, and I love … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 6/1/11

FLASHPOINT #2 Story: Geoff Johns Art: Andy Kubert & Sandra Hope Cover: Andy Kubert & Sandra Hope w/ Alex Sinclair Alternate Cover: Ivan Reis, George Perez w/ Rod Reis Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs The world of Flashpoint is revealed, and it’s not a happy place, especially if you are from Europe. Emperor Aquaman sank Western Europe.  Woman Woman and the Amazons have conquered the UK, and the two of them are waging war against each other. Batman is a killer (and a lot older) .  There is no Superman, and Barry Allen never became the Flash.  A … Continue reading