Tag Archive: The Flash

May 26 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 143 – Arrow: Season 3/The Flash: Season 1

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 143, the comic book show that must be someone else, that must be…something else. In this issue, it’s an All-New All-Different Marvel coming soon. Again. ALSO The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman is in the writing room for the next Transformers film. They’ll spend three films looking for Optimus, and …

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May 19 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 142 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 142, the comic book show that’s been hiding inside S.H.I.E.L.D. since the 1940s. In this issue, Archie exposes himself…to criticism. Archie and Veronica blushed. ALSO really long first look trailers get dropped for Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Lucifer. We talk about them in a section we appropriately call Talking …

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May 15 2015

The CW’s ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ trailer and featurette unveiled

Last week, it was given a title. Now that Arrow has finished up for the year, and The Flash finale is only days away, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW has dropped its first timey wimey trailer. It is a thing of beauty the likes of which mere mortals dare only dream of. In the new series, Time-traveling rogue Rip …

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May 08 2015

The CW confirms ‘Arrow’/’The Flash’ spinoff ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

The long rumoured third CW show, a spin-off featuring characters from both Arrow and The Flash, has been officially greenlit by the network. It’s also got a title: LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. A mixture of heroes and villains from both shows, along with a few that we haven’t seen yet, it expands DC’s television universe in …

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Mar 31 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 135 – The Flash: Rebirth

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 135, the comic book show that created the Speed Force because it forgot to pick up the milk. In this special abbreviated issue, the Davids in Stereo cater to the holiday whims of their handsome host. THEN it’s We Can Never Go Home, PastAways, Jem and the Holograms and Miami Vice …

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Mar 20 2015

Crisis Explained Part 1: Enter the Multiverse (1940 – 1984)

You can almost set your clock to DC Comics reworking their universe. Since the mid-1980s and Crisis on Infinite Earths, DC has reset or tweaked the clock a number of times, filling in gaps or smoothing out inconsistencies in their narratives. So what is a crisis, and why are they so important? Today, a “Crisis” in …

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Jun 30 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 2014

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. At least it would be if we hadn’t missed it …

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Sep 14 2013

Grant Gustin cast as The Flash in ‘Arrow’ Season 2

Following the announcement that Barry Allen/The Flash would appear in the second season of Arrow, serving as a backdoor pilot to his own series, we now have the official announcement that Grant Gustin has been cast as the speedster hero. The Arrow episodes are expected to begin filming at the end of the month. As …

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Jul 31 2013

TV News: ‘The Flash’ live-action coming to CW, ‘Amazon’ put on hold

Deadline brings the exciting news that in the wake of the success of Arrow, a live action series based on The Flash will be fast-tracked (pun intended?) to the CW network in the next year. It will come from the Arrow creative team of team of co-creators Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg and the pilot is expected to be directed …

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Jun 04 2013

DC’s Forever Evil month reveals more villains and covers

Yesterday, DC Comics announced that September would kick off the Forever Evil villain month, with a villain taking  over each of the main titles and a 7-issue mini-series to tie the event together. Yet it seems one villain taking over those titles is not enough, with at least the Bat-titles showing a .1 through .4 …

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Jun 03 2013

DC Comics launch Forever Evil villain month with 3D covers in September 2013

Buzzfeed spoke with DC Entertainment co-publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee this morning about their upcoming event for September 2013: Forever Evil. In addition to a 7-issue mini-series called Forever Evil, leading directly out of the Trinity War, all of the titles will be ‘taken over’ by a villain for the month. The special covers …

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