Earth-Prime: The Flash #5

Writer: Ess Carson, Emily Palizzi Artist: David Lafuente Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 8, 2022 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Impulse and XS burst onto the scene in 2049! When Barry Allen and Iris West go out of town for a much-needed vacation, Bart and Nora are left to stay out of trouble in Central City. With their parents gone, Bart begs Nora to let him go on patrol and really be a hero, but Nora refuses, saying it's too dangerous without Barry there. But when one of Bart's classmates at Central City University starts causing trouble, how can Impulse not leap into action?

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jun 7, 2022

    Overall, this is more compelling than the Batwoman issue, but doesn't really stand on its own the way the Stargirl or Legends of Tomorrow installments worked if you're not a hardcore CW-verse fan. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jun 8, 2022

    Overall, the Flash portion of this series seemed like a big downgrade compared to the previous issues. This was probably due to the fact that they tried too hard to avoid continuity errors by not having it set in present-day, but ended up making it worse. Earth-Prime #5 did have some intriguing moments to set up for the big crossover, but this issue could have some readers questioning their expectations for the crossover. Read Full Review

  • 5.0 - Jenna Anderson Jun 8, 2022

    While there are a few bright spots in this issue, I'm mainly left feeling like this issue wasted its own potential. Read Full Review

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