“Showcases the Flash’s likability and almost a hint of goofiness … a lot of potential for greatness.”—USA Today
“A visual treat…. Any reader can easily jump on board.”—The New York Times
“The Flash will be one of the runaway hits of this reboot–and could eventually become one of the great runs of American superhero comics.”—Time Out Chicago
“Flash fans should breathe a sigh of relief that the character is 100% definitely in the right hands.”—MTV Geek
“An accessible, charming superhero tale.”—io9
About the Author
Francis Manapul is the artist and co-writer of The Flash, which is part of DC Comics—The New 52. His previous work for DC Comics includes books such as Adventure Comics, Superman/Batman, and The Legion Of Super-Heroes. His work has been published in various publications from the likes of Aspen Comics, Editions Delcourt, Top Cow Productions, and Devils Due just to name a few. Manapul was a TV Presenter on SyFy’s Beast Legends, in which he and a team of scientists and adventurers traveled the globe in search of scientific data to create mythical beasts. Manapul was born in Manila, Philippines and currently calls Toronto, Canada his home.
Brian Buccellato started in comics as a colorist for the Marvel/DC crossover Punisher/Batman and went on to color for all major publishers including work on Uncanny X-Men, Superman, The Flash and many others. Brian began writing as part of The Story Company, collaborating on a number of screenplays. While working for Top Cow, he started his comics writing with The Darkness, before teaming with Francis Manapul to co-write The Flash for DC Comics. He also writes and illustrates the creator-owned title Foster.