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The Flash By Geoff Johns Book One

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In 2000, Geoff Johns redefined THE FLASH for a new generation. Now you can re-experience his unforgettable five-year run in these stunning tales of Wally West, The Fastest Man Alive! When the Flash breaks through space and time to reach a parallel Earth, it mirrors our own—except for one big difference: there is no Speed Force. Disconnected from the energy source that powers all super-speedsters, this is a world where The Flash never existed, and has become deadly for anyone who wears a mask….

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How to Get Into Comic Books (13:40) | Patrick Willems

Consider your intent/commitment. Think about your favorite shows, movies, books, etc. Reading primarily for enjoyment or encyclopedic knowledge? Collecting? Have the time/resources to read 50 or 500 comics per character?

Don’t try to read everything at once. There’s too much. Forget about catching up, continuity, universes, etc. for now. Older comics can be an acquired taste for modern audiences, so they aren’t necessarily ideal starting points. Writers change often, characters get re-worked, and origins are re-told. Remember, there are many great characters, creators, publishers, etc. to explore.

Pick an interesting character/team and seek their most popular/acclaimed stories. Focus on self-contained, complete stories in one corner of the universe. There will be unexplained references/characters, just persevere or Wiki. Don’t let the tangled web of shared-universe comics overwhelm you. Think of it like solving a jigsaw puzzle one small piece at a time until you finally see the big picture.

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$12.82

Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Geoff Johns

Book Publisher

DC Comics

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The Flash By Geoff Johns Book One

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