Flash #197

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Scott Kolins Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 16, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Scott Kolins is back in time for "Blitz" part 1! Professor Zoom returns in a story that reveals the secrets behind his origin! But what's his strange goal? It's not what you'd think!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 24, 2003

    This issue is all about setting up the latest villain that Wally is going to have to square off against, and while it's not as impressive as the Captain Cold issue, it does the job it needs to do, as one can't help but be excited by that final page. Geoff Johns does seem to understand that strong villains make for strong heroes, and out of all the writers working today I have to say Geoff Johns has worked wonders for the Flash's rogues gallery. I mean I enjoyed the Rogues before, but since Geoff Johns' arrival Wally is easily sporting the best collection of baddies on the DC side of the fence, and what's even better is that the book isn't shy about using these villains. This book is action heavy, and it's one of the few titles that is able to rival the "Ultimates" when it comes to the delivery of edge of your seat excitement. Plus, this book has one up on the Ultimates due to the simple fact that it arrives on a monthly basis. In any event this is a very exciting start to what looks li Read Full Review

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