Flash #221

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Howard Porter Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 27, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
8.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

The Flash continues his efforts to prevent Captain Cold and his Rogues from tearing apart Chicago! But a wrench is thrown into the works, and the true war is about to explode!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 16, 2005

    Howard Porter does have his moments where I can easily understand why he has a group of fans who sing his praises, as the opening page shot of Heatwave is a lovely visual, and the scene where Magenta and the Weather Wizard clash benefitted tremendously from the art having a good grasp on how to make the attacks these two deliver visually exciting. There's also a lovely sequence where the two Tricksters do battle with a number of novelty gag items, and of course the highlight visual of the issue would have to be the amazing double-page reveal shot where the Flash gets to see what this battle is doing to his city. On the other hand, there are also moments in this issue where I find myself decidedly unimpressed by some of the visual decisions that Howard Porter makes. The clash between Captain Cold and Heatwave was rather flat looking visually, and the big scene where these two deliver a double attack on the Flash didn't have nearly the impact it should've. Still, the last page shot o Read Full Review

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