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EXCLUSIVE: Flash Catches Lightning In A Bottle In New "Rebirth" Cover

Since the launch of his twice-monthly "Rebirth" series, the Flash has had his work cut out for him. The "Flash" series from writer Joshua Williamson and artist Carmine Di Giandomenico has put Barry Allen up against a whole city full of speedsters -- some good, and some bad. The opening arc "Lightning Strikes Twice" continues into August with "The Flash" #4 and #5, and DC has given CBR the exclusive first look at the covers for #5.

The cover for "The Flash" #5 comes from series artist Carmine Di Giandomenico and features the Flash stopped in his tracks and down on his knees. The variant cover from Dave Johnson features the opposite -- a highly kinetic Flash racing to catch some of his own lightning in a jar.

"The Flash" #5 arrives in August.

THE FLASH #5Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSONArt by NEIL GOOGE • Covers by Carmine Di GiandomenicoVariant covers by DAVE JOHNSONRetailers: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the order form for details. "Lightning Strikes Twice" part five! With Central City now protected by dozens of freshly trained Flashes, Barry Allen takes time out to explore a new relationship. Meanwhile, a serial killer targets citizen speedsters as Wally West takes his first steps toward becoming the new Kid Flash... On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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