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The Flash: Race Against Time (The Flash (II) issues 112-118)

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In this sequel to THE FLASH: DEAD HEAT, the Flash finds himself lost in time after defeating the evil Savitar. Trapped in the 64th century, the Scarlet Speedster encounters inconceivable horrors in a future he could never have imagined. Hoping to use the love that he shares with his girlfriend as a beacon, Flash tries to find his way back to his own era. Unfortunately, a n ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by DC Comics
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Nov 10, 2010 rated it liked it
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This book uses parallel stories to show Wally fighting his way through the timestream to return to his girlfriend Linda. Meanwhile, a Flash from the future has taken his place, and hopes to take Wally's place in Linda's heart, as the two investigate a series of weird happenings around Keystone.

This book might make the least sense of all of Waid's run on the title, and Linda's moping about Wally gets to be a bit much, but John Fox, the intervening Flash is a marvel of characterization. One minute
Pablo Martinez
Jan 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, super-heroes
This story-arc is like an epilogue of the, let's call it, "Speed-Force" saga, which started back and in "Terminal Velocity" with Wally's discovery of the Speed-Force and Linda starting to get worried about Wally's secrets and powers. It's not as thrilling as the previous sagas but it's a pretty good clousure on the whole thing.
John Fox, a new Flash called from the future appears in the present time as Wally goes from century to century trying to get back to Linda, meanwhile, we discover the rea
Bryson Kopf
This follows up directly from Dead Heat trade, with Wally stranded in the future, while a Flash from the future, John Fox is stuck in the present. The parallel stories are well done by Waid; Wally's strengths as the Flash are thrown into sharp relief with Fox, who is more self assured, but not as skilled. It is also fun seeing Wally get to mess around in the future, a setting that the Flash is always comfortable to be in. Again, Waid is smart to end the arc on a big emotional moment for Wally an ...more
Jul 25, 2011 rated it liked it
This was fine. Wally was out for the bulk of the book and I didn't find Fox to be a particularly interesting replacement.
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Mark Waid (born March 21, 1962 in Hueytown, Alabama) is an American comic book writer. He is best known for his eight-year run as writer of the DC Comics' title The Flash, as well as his scripting of the limited series Kingdom Come and Superman: Birthright, and his work on Marvel Comics' Captain America.
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