Fandom

DC Database

in: Dan DiDio/Executive Editor, Ethan Van Sciver/Cover Artist, Alex Sinclair/Cover Artist Brian Miller/Cover Artist, Geoff Johns/Writer, Ethan Van Sciver/Penciler, Ethan Van Sciver/Inker, Brian Miller/Colourist, Rob Leigh/Letterer, Chris Conroy/Editor, Joey Cavalieri/Editor, Bartholomew Allen (New Earth)/Appearances, Wallace West (New Earth)/Appearances, Jason Garrick (New Earth)/Appearances, Bartholomew Allen II (New Earth)/Appearances, Iris West (New Earth)/Appearances, Henry Allen (New Earth)/Appearances, Jonathan Chambers (New Earth)/Appearances, Max Mercury (New Earth)/Appearances, Justice League of America (New Earth)/Appearances, Diana of Themyscira (New Earth)/Appearances, Kal-El (New Earth)/Appearances, Hal Jordan (New Earth)/Appearances, Justice Society of America (New Earth)/Appearances, Alan Scott (New Earth)/Appearances, Ted Grant (New Earth)/Appearances, Richard Tyler (New Earth)/Appearances, Eobard Thawne (New Earth)/Appearances, Citizen Abra (New Earth)/Appearances, Iowa/Appearances, Metropolis/Appearances, Daily Planet/Appearances, The Flash: Rebirth, Comics, 2009, 2009, August, June 10, 2009 (Publication), 2009, June (Publication), Flash: Rebirth Vol 1, Modern-Age, Synopsis Written

Flash: Rebirth Vol 1 3

English

Flash: Rebirth Vol 1 3

98,793pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share


"Rearview Mirrors": In Abra Kadabra's hideout, the villain is attacked by a mysterious figure who comments that "there isn't room in this century for the both of us." The magical villain's fate is unknown.



Appearing in "Rearview Mirrors"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:


Vehicles:




Synopsis for "Rearview Mirrors"

In Abra Kadabra's hideout, the villain is attacked by a mysterious figure who comments that "there isn't room in this century for the both of us." The magical villain's fate is unknown.

At Justice Society headquarters, Jesse Chambers is contemplating a statue of her parents: Johnny Quick and the original Liberty Belle. While being comforted by her husband Rick Tyler, an explosion suddenly occurs in front of the pair. An image of Johnny Quick materializes and begs Barry Allen not to hurt Jesse before vanishing.

Back in Fallville, the Justice League, the Justice Society, and other heroes have built a containment chamber for Barry, whose personal energy field has become tainted with a black aura that burns through speed energy. The heroes plan to disconnect Barry from the Speed Force to save his life. Iris is brought in order to act as Barry's "lightning rod" to help keep him from being reabsorbed into the Speed Force. However, after remembering their first date, Barry's energy field overloads and destroys the chamber.

Green Lantern creates a new chamber with his ring and carries Barry away from the other Flashes. Lightning bolts begin targeting him from the sky, as Superman and Wonder Woman try to block them. Barry soon breaks out after achieving a safe distance from the other speedsters and begins to run. He reveals that he plans to run back into the Speed Force to spare his friends and family. Superman follows, telling him that they've already lost Bruce, Arthur, and J'onn, and they can't lose him twice. Superman continues, reminding Barry that he won some the races they had over the years, but Barry proves that he is faster and achieves the speed he needs to escape the material plane.

As he begins to reenter the Speed Force, Barry witnesses past events of his life in reverse, ranging from the past days' worth of events to his own birth. Barry desperately tries to remember Iris' name as he begins to lose his individuality. With some prodding from a mysterious voice, Barry retains his memories and fully enters the Speed Force. Barry is shocked to discover Max Mercury and Johnny Quick, both imprisoned within the energy inside the Speed Force. Johnny grabs Barry's wrist and pleads with him not to "let it" hurt Jesse (the full version of the message Jesse witnessed) before Barry's energy kills him in the same way as Savitar and Lady Flash.

Before the two are pulled even deeper into the Speed Force, Max manages to tell Barry that he is not responsible for the deaths of the speedsters. The true villain, wielding the lightning spear, claims he's shifted Barry "into reverse", then reveals himself: Eobard Thawne, the Reverse-Flash.



Notes

  • This book was first published on June 10, 2009.
  • No special notes.

Trivia

  • No trivia.



See Also


Recommended Reading


Links and References

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.