Episode 3: The Flash (1990s)

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

This week we’re talking about Wally West, Bart Allen and all the great work Mark Waid did in the 1990s.

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Image Gallery

As I go through the podcast, I bring up images to show Helena what a character looks like. You can follow along with this image gallery.

Reading List

The Flash: Born To Run by Mark Waid and Greg LaRocque.
The Flash: The Return of Barry Allen by Mark Waid and Greg LaRocque.
Impulse: Reckless Youth by Mark Waid, Mike Wieringo and Humbero Ramos.
The Flash: Terminal Velocity by Mark Waid, Mike Wieringo, Salvador Larocca and Carlos Pacheco.
The Flash: Dead Heat by Mark Waid, Oscar Jimenez and Humberto Ramos.
The Flash: Race Against Time by Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn, Anthony Castrillo, Oscar Jimenez, Jim Cheung, and Sergio Cariello.
The Flash: Emergency Stop by Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, and Paul Ryan.
The Flash: The Human Race by Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, Paul Ryan, Ron Wagner and Pop Mhan.

 

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2 thoughts on “Episode 3: The Flash (1990s)”

  1. Man, Mark Waid’s run sounds so crazy! I’ve only ever had the chance to read the Return of Barry Allen, but I hope to get a chance to sit down with the rest sometime in the future.

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