The Flash (2011-2016): Starting Line: (DC Essential Edition)
Struck by a bolt of lightning and doused in chemicals, police scientist Barry Allen was transformed into the Fastest Man Alive and Central City's hero. With stunning art and a brand new cover illustration by Francis Manapul, The Flash: Starting Line is the definitive Scarlet Speedster adventure for and an excellent jumping on point.
Saving the world has earned the Flash some powerful enemies--in fact, a gallery of them. Captain Cold, Heat Wave, Mirror Master, Glider, the Trickster and Weather Wizard, a group of super-villains known as the Rogues, live their lives to pillage and steal from Central City... with only one man standing in their way.
This now legendary tale from the acclaimed creative team of Manapul and co-writer Brian Buccellato reimagines the Flash for a brand new era in the most accesible graphic novels in the character's history, feauturing an exclusive new cover illustration from Francis Manapul! Collects The Flash #0-12 and The Flash Annual #1.
The DC Essential Edition series of graphic novels highlights the best standalone stories the medium has to offer featuring comics' greatest characters. These trade paperback editions focus on the easiest entry points DC has in its vast library, with seminal, groundbreaking tales that transcend the printed page. Start with the Essentials.