DC aims to maintain the momentum and excitement behind Geoff Johns's The Flash: Rebirth by releasing our first teasing glimpse of the epic mini-series' second chapter. Ethan Van Sciver's cover for the issue is celebratory. It represents a playful homage to the classic cover for Showcase #3, the comic book that launched the Silver Age, but there are some ominous elements as well. Our beloved Central City police scientist has a murder mystery on his hands! Who will be revealed as the fallen speedster whose sudden death sets these events in motion? Fans everywhere are speculating. Let us know who you think it might be in the comments section below! As always, visit Newsarama for a further preview of the books shipping from DC Comics in May.
Written by Geoff Johns; Art and covers by Ethan Van Sciver. What’s happened to the Speed Force? One of the world’s most powerful speedsters is dead, and Barry Allen must discover who--or what--is responsible! But the reborn Barry is a man haunted by a dark secret in his past. A secret that drives him to push far beyond his limits. A burden that, if he’s not careful, could send him right back into oblivion! Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver’s reinvention of the Scarlet Speedster picks up the pace--we dare you to keep up! On sale May 6. 2 of 5. 32 pg. FC. $2.99 US.