Born To Take A Beating – The Flash Meets Girder

Tonight's episode of The Flash introduces us to another rogue, Girder. Played by Greg Finley (Star-Crossed), Girder, aka Tony Woodward, has the ability to transform some or all of his body into metal (in the comics it's living iron, but the synopsis below says steel). He was created by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver in The Flash: Iron Heights.

The Flash is Born" — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)

GREG FINLEY GUEST STARS AS DC COMICS' VILLAIN GIRDER — The Flash (Grant Gustin) faces a new meta-human named Tony (guest star Greg Finley, "Star-Crossed," "Secret Life of the American Teenager"), who can turn himself into girded steel at will. While Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh) and Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) are concerned about Barry's safety, Cisco (Carlos Valdes) comes up with a plan to take Tony down. Meanwhile, Iris's (Candice Patton) blog on The Flash gets her into trouble, and Eddie (Rick Cosnett) witnesses Tony's abilities firsthand and begins to ask questions that Joe (Jesse L. Martin) doesn't want answered. Joe asks Dr. Wells to help him solve Nora Allen's murder. Millicent Shelton directed the episode written by Jaime Paglia & Chris Rafferty (#106). Original airdate 11/18/2014.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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