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The New52 Reverse Flash Story Begins in "The Flash" #20

Written by IvCNuB4 on Thursday, April 18 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

The New52 Reverse Flash Story Begins in

This Reverse Flash is a new character with a new costume, new powers and a new motivation.

Source: Newsarama

We got our first glimpse of the New52 Reverse Flash in issue #17 and now his story unfolds beginning in issue #20.


Newsarama has an interview with the Flash creative team. Highlights are as follows:
- First off, they have confirmed that the new Reverse Flash is not Wally West.
- This new Reverse Flash has a entirely new set of powers, different from past incarnations of the character.
- The event that gives this character his powers also dictates his appearance and explains his costume. The way he gets his powers is a lot more brutal than the way Barry got his powers. And in the way that Barry switches to his costume, the Reverse Flash’s works a little differently.
- Reverse Flash is killing people associated with the Speed Force, and there's "a reason" he's after them.
- Kid Flash and Barry meet for the first time in the New 52 in The Flash #21 as Kid Flash is also on the Reverse Flash’s radar.
- Iris and Barry will be thrown together in this storyline, which leads to a love triangle between them and Patty (Barry’s current girlfriend).

- Fans will discover the Reverse Flash’s identity at the same time that Barry does.
- The Reverse Flash won't start off as someone who's against the Flash, but as this story arc continues he will become linked to Flash.

Be sure to check out the full interview with Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato by clicking here.


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IvCNuB4 likes to maintain an air of mystery by never publicly revealing his true name unless you are one of the four lucky Outhouse posters he has PM'd it to. A life-long Chicago native, he was introduced to comics by his older brother's vast collection of Silver Age issues. When he is not at his day job as an IT geek or making the most of Chicago's three months of incredible summer, he can found spending way too much time with his very large, very loud Italian family. You will never find him on the likes of Facebook or Twitter as he scoffs at the necessity of most forms of social media.

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