We are just about to hit a major milestone for the Flash character as the series approaches issue #750, and the hero celebrates 80 years (Jay, Barry, Wally, etc.) in the pages of DC Comics. Today, the publisher announces Josh Williamson and a number of other scribes will take on the writing duties for the milestone issue.
Joining series writer Joshua Williamson for this must-have collector’s item are Geoff Johns, Marv Wolfman, Francis Manapul, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, Stephen Segovia, David Marquez, Bryan Hitch, Riley Rossmo, Scott Kolins and Michael Moreci. The Flash #750 also features a variant cover for each decade the character has been published, including art from José Luis García-López, Jim Lee and Scott Williams and Gary Frank.
- 1940s variant cover by Nicola Scott
- 1950s variant cover by Gary Frank
- 1960s variant cover by Nick Derington
- 1970s variant cover by José Luis García-López
- 1980s variant cover by Gabriele Dell’Otto
- 1990s variant cover by Francesco Mattina
- 2000s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
- 2010s variant cover by Francis Manapul
This issue will also see the launch of a new story arc – The Flash Age.
Barry Allen’s life is being torn apart by a supercharged Speed Force as the story Williamson’s been building toward since issue #50 comes to a head when a new threat appears on the horizon: the deadly Paradox. Destined to destroy the Flash’s legacy, Paradox sends his herald, Godspeed, to trap the Flash family!
“The Flash is one of my favorite DC characters,” said Williamson in press release from DC Comics, “so it’s an honor to work on The Flash#750 with so many returning Flash legends! It’s a showcase of awesome talent, each telling a story that celebrates what we love about the Flash and the Flash family. And what a perfect place to kick off our next epic storyline “The Flash Age!” 2020 is going to be a big year for The Flash. It all starts in this massive issue.”
Flash #750 will be an 80-Page Giant, and will have a $7.99 cover price. The issue is expected to arrive on February 26, 2020.