While DC has maintained Wally West and Bart Allen would continue to play a big role in the Flash Universe – there were statements made that BOTH Wally and Barry would continue to be the Flash – Dan DiDio quashed those claims in an interview with Newsarama.Â DiDio stated that Barry would be the only Flash in 2010, as the Wally West back up stories, and the Kid Flash title have both been dropped. When Johns brought Green Lantern back, at least Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner had the Green Lantern Crops to return to where we could follow their
In this issue: The House of Mouse buys the House of Ideas. And that’s it. Really. Nothing else happened this week. Okay, so the Major Spoilers Crew also take a quick look at some comic book reviews, and dive headfirst into Kurt Busiek’s Astro City: The Dark Age Volume 1. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers131.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
Maybe something that people have forgotten since Wally West returned as The Flash, is that part of what made the Flash such a great character and series is his Rogueâ€™s gallery. Not as dire or maniacal as Batmanâ€™s, the Flashâ€™s rogues started out campy, and got progressively darker, while keeping that campy edge that only a cold gun can bring. So when I finished Roguesâ€™ Revenge, I was struck by how similar this book was to the good Flash days, even though Jay, Barry, Wally nor Bart made an appearance.