Flash #196

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Phil Winslade Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 19, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Peek-a-Boo, the disappearing villainess, returns to oversee the operation her father desperately needs. But she's a wanted fugitive now. Like it or not, The Flash must bring her to justice! Featuring pencils by guest artist Phil Winslade!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 26, 2003

    A fairly entertaining issue, that brings back Peek-a-boo for a brief visit, before using the final pages to offer up an exciting cliffhanger that leaves one quite enthused about the upcoming arc. Now Peek-a-boo isn't exactly the most evil of villains and Geoff Johns doesn't really come up with a scenario that really pits her against the Flash, but the character does have an interesting ability, and there is a fairly harrowing moment where one is left a bit concerned about the health of Linda & the twins. The book also offers up a pretty solid secondary plot, as we see Hunter, the resident expert of the Rogues also has a bit of knowledge about the Flash as well, and the scene where he asks for something Wally isn't willing to give made for a fairly intense encounter. We then see Wally's refusal to help results in Hunter doing something that could very well endanger everyone Wally cares for. I do have some questions about the logistics of Hunter's plan though, as I always felt this devic Read Full Review

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