Joshua Williamson


The Flash Year One Starts Running in May

From Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter: "The Flash Year One" starts here! Barry Allen feels helpless in his life in Central City As a forensic scientist, he's always catching criminals after they've committed their crimes All that changes one fateful night when Barry is struck by a bolt of lightning and doused in chemicals When he[...]

The Flash Year One Coming Next Year from DC Comics

At the DC World's Finest Panel at New York Comic Con Saturday, writer Joshua Williamson revealed that 2019 will be the year of The Flash: Year One Bleeding Cool's Madeline Ricchiuto was on the scene at the panel to bring us this breaking news Though Williamson referred to The Flash: Year One as "this year the[...]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics of August 22nd, 2018: This Week Wasn't That Bad

We're back again folks! We're counting down the Top and Bottom 5 Comics of last week. Bear in mind that not all of these have gotten reviews from me yet. Today is also Josh's Unofficial Big, Fat Catch-Up Day. Anyway, check out the best and worst of the week below. Best 1. West Coast Avengers […]

The Flash #53 cover by Dan Mora

The Flash #53 Review: Strength vs. Speed

Can the same be said for the Strength, Sage, and Still Forces? That remains to be seen.How well Joshua Williamson can present and sell this expansion on the Flash mythos is the big barrier Making the Trickster a titanic meathead isn’t exactly the most interesting first step However, Trickster is a good character, and Williamson[...]

The Flash #51 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

The Flash #51 Review: Dealing with Emotional Fallout of 'Flash War'

Wally just keeps running and helping around the world.[caption id="attachment_893997" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Flash #51 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi[/caption]All this time, and I think I finally get what Joshua Williamson is doing with his rendition of Barry Allen I’ve been avidly critical of Williamson’s Flash, and I stand by much of what I’ve[...]

Flash #50 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

The Flash #50 Review: A Genuinely Good Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Flashes Barry Allen and Wally West are chasing Zoom, aka Hunter Zolomon, through all of time. He has left the 25th Century in desolate and defeated the Justice League. That only leaves Barry Allen and Wally West to bring down the corrupted speedster. Meanwhile, Kid Flash is the only one who can save […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it's time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

The Flash #48 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

The Flash #48 Review: Wants You to Know it Has Emotions, and It's Right This Time

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Wally West has been snatched from the timestream by Hunter Zolomon, aka Zoom. He has shown Wally the life and world he once had before the Flashpoint, and he even explains Barry Allen's responsibility in that event. Elsewhere, Barry Allen, young Wallace West, and Iris Allen are being held by Commander Cold and […]


The Flash #47 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

The Flash #47 Review: A Clumsy Start to 'Flash War'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Older Wally West and Barry Allen are still on edge with one another when the Renegades, a future-based law enforcement organization based upon the Rogues of Central City, arrive to arrest Iris West for the murder of Eobard Thawne. Barry wants to talk it out and discern what is happening, but Wally is […]

Justice League: No Justice #3 cover by Francis Manapul

Justice League: No Justice #3 Review – Fun in Spite of Its Convoluted Plot

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Martian Manhunter, Starro the Conqeuror and Team Mystery are working on a means of freeing all the bottled planets in the depths of Colu. Team Entropy attempt to coax Vril Dox into providing a plan for dealing with the Omega Titans in the absence of Brainiac. Team Wonder struggle for workarounds to the […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 23, 2018: Flash War Begins and the Hunt for Wolverine Goes to Madripoor

Mignola himself as well as Chris Roberson and D'Isreali bring you this tale.[caption id="attachment_851369" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Batman: Detective Comics #981"Batmen Eternal" and James Tynion IV's legendary run on Batman: Detective Comics comes to their finale with the Gotham Knights uniting once more to stop the plans of Ulysses and his Omac[...]

Justice League: No Justice #2 cover by Francis Manapul

Justice League: No Justice #2 Advance Review: Frantic, Action-Packed Fun

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Amanda Waller is on her own quest to save the world from the Omega Titans when she is interrupted by none other than Green Arrow. On Colu, the Justice League gathered by Brainiac try to decide what their next move is. They consider splitting into their own team, but Martian Manhunter and Lex […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

Welcome to the next installment of Comic Book Wins and Losses! This week, we're going to try something a little different. To limit myself and to, honestly, make these a little easier to construct, there will only be five wins and five losses. This may fluctuate depending on circumstances, but that will be the template […]

Flash #46 cover by Dan Panosian

The Flash #46 Review: One of the Best Flash Issues in Some Time

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We see Hunter Zolomon, aka Zoom, locked away in Iron Heights and reflecting on his history with Wally West, the Flash. Eobard Thawne, aka Reverse-Flash/Professor Zoom breaks Zolomon out, and the two go about their mission of making Wally West and Barry Allen "better heroes." In the present, Wally West continues to struggle […]

Justice League: No Justice #1 cover by Francis Manapul

Justice League: No Justice #1 Review – #TeamMystery is the Best

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Brainiac has attacked Earth, specifically targeting the Justice League, the Titans, the Teen Titans, and the Suicide Squad. Despite defeating each team handily, Brainiac is seeking help from the heroes of Earth. The destruction of the Source Wall has released the Omega Titans, and one is targeting Brainiac's home planet of Colu for […]

DC Natioon #0 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

DC Nation #0 Review: Two Out of Three Isn't Bad, Plus It's Free in Digital

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Joker pays a man named Roger Martello an extended visit while waiting for a very special invitation. The Daily Planet tries to cope with the leaving of Lois Lane and the arrival of a promising new hire. The Justice League tries to stop a threat on Colu before it reaches Earth with […]


The Flash #40 cover by Carmine di Giandomenico and Ivan Plascencia

The Flash #40 Review: What is Even Happening Anymore

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Gorilla Grodd was behind Black Hole and is now in the process of taking over Central City. He has sapped the speed from the citizens of the city. Only those with access to the Speed Force can move normally. Grodd's master plan is to take the speed away from the Flash to save […]

The Flash Annual #1 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

The Flash Annual #1 Review: Underwhelming and Overly Padded

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In the future, the murder of Eobard Thawne, aka the Reverse-Flash, is being investigated. In the present, Flashes Barry Allen and Wally West as well as the Kid Flash Wally West have reunited to bring down the villainous Top. After the fight, Barry and young Wally let it slip that Iris killed the […]