DC Comics to Kill Off The Speed Force in Death of the Speed Force

Shocking character deaths are a tried-and-true method of boosting sales and making comic books feel "important," but what if the industry has used this trick too much and nobody cares anymore? We know, it's an outrageous and unlikely suggestion… but what if it's true? If so, that would leave some innovative company to find a new way to boost sales and make a comic book feel important. What if, instead of killing off characters, a comic book publisher killed off an entire force of nature?

That appears to be the idea behind Death of the Speed Force, a new storyline beginning in The Flash this Summer, as revealed in DC's August solicitations. Of course, we all know this is just going to set things up for the big Return of the Speed Force event early next year.

C'est la vie, c'est la comics. Check out the solicits below, and view all of them here.

THE FLASH #76
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by YASMINE PUTRI
"Death of the Speed Force" begins! With renewed resolve following the events of "The Flash Year One," the Flash is back with a new mission, a new outlook and a brand-new speedster HQ. But the Fastest Man Alive is slowing down—and there's only one explanation: the Speed Force is dying. Plus, the Year of the Villain heats up as Captain Cold uses Lex Luthor's offer to boost Heat Wave to the next level!
ON SALE 08.14.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #77
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by YASMINE PUTRI
"Death of the Speed Force" continues! The Speed Force is collapsing, and its destructor is here…to save the day?! The Strength, Sage and Still forces have placed a dangerous strain on the force that empowers the DC Universe's super-speedsters, and the Flash is about to face the impossible choice of saving his friends' lives or losing his powers forever!
ON SALE 08.28.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

DC Comics to Kill Off The Speed Force

DC Comics to Kill Off The Speed Force

DC Comics to Kill Off The Speed Force in Death of the Speed Force

DC Comics to Kill Off The Speed Force in Death of the Speed Force

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A prophecy says that in the comic book industry's darkest days, a hero will come to lead the people through a plague of overpriced floppies, incentive variant covers, #1 issue reboots, and super-mega-crossover events.

Scourge of Rich Johnston, maker of puns, and seeker of the Snyder Cut, Jude Terror, sadly, is not the hero comics needs right now... but he's the one the industry deserves.

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