Flash #220

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Howard Porter Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 30, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
8.0Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

As James Jesse prepares his team to enter Keystone City to finally bring Captain Cold to justice, the new Captain Boomerang and the Rogues take the battle to them!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Marc Von Ahnen Apr 22, 2005

    Of course, a story that involves five Rogues and four reformed Rogues doesn't leave much room for the hero. It seem a little mis-leading to buy a book with the scarlet speedster on the cover and he only appears in the book for a few pages. I could sit here and complain about that, but this seems to be just the beginning of a great story and I think I will let that slide. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 12, 2005

    You can always tell when an artist isn't all that familiar with the game of hockey, as they simply put the players on the ice surface with no real idea of what the players are supposed to be doing. It's also interesting to note that the Keystone Arena doesn't look to have any player benches, which would make on the fly line changes a bit difficult. Now that I've satisfied my inner hockey fan I will say that this issue does feature some of Howard Porter's best work, as there's a lovely opening sequence where Captain Cold's Rogues raid a secret complex, and the art perfectly captures the unique abilities of the Rogues, with the Mirror Master's attack being particularly impressive. The art also does some nice work capturing the creepy quality of Zoom as he confronts Jay Garrick. The final page shot of the Pied Piper Rogues was also a solid impact visual to carry readers into the next issue. The cover image to this issue also does a nice job of selling the conflict one can expect to f Read Full Review

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