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Exclusive Preview: THE FLASH ANNUAL #2

How did Barry Allen and Hal Jordan first meet? And why is Barry wearing a Green Lantern ring? We'll find out in this issue.

As much as I enjoyed the first annual for THE FLASH, being a continuation from a story running in the regular series was a slight problem. Annuals should be self-contained, yet important to continuity, stories. That's exactly what we're getting in THE FLASH ANNUAL #2.

When the New 52 started in JUSTICE LEAGUE #1, we saw that Barry Allen, the Flash, and Hal Jordan, Green Lantern, already knew each other. We've been left wondering what their relationship was and how they met in this continuity. Now Brian Buccellato is telling the story of that meeting.


Find out how The Flash and Green Lantern first met when a case they teamed up together to solve years ago rears its head again in the present! It involves a foe neither of them can defeat on their own, and they might not have much luck together either! The outcome of this will affect The Flash for years to come… Plus, a backup story by Nicole Dubuc (the Young Justice cartoon)!

Written by: Brian Buccellato

Backup Written by: Nicole Dubuc

Art by: Sami Basri

Backup Art by: Cully Hamner

Cover by: Francis Manapul

Color/B&W: Color

Page Count: 48

U.S. Price: 4.99

On Sale Date: Jul 31 2013

Here's a couple pages from the backup!

Edited by ptigrusmagus

Manapul not on the annual? That's saddening

Edited by sinestro_GL

Can't wait to read this team up!

Posted by patrat18

that's probably half of the book

Edited by Nahuel

the art of the main story is fantastic. Almost made me forgot of the manapul/buscellato team.

And the backup looks heart breaking...

looks cool!

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

looks good

Posted by TheManInTheShoe

I only read the first pages, don't want to spoil when I buy it.

Edited by batmannflash

beautiful drawings! :) and very excited to see Hal and Barry again

Posted by Trevel8182

I miss Wally :,-(

Posted by Al_capOWN

Looks awesome!

Posted by AllStarSuperman

Buying this!

Posted by Onemoreposter

Wally and Kyle > Barry and Hal.

Posted by The Stegman

This pleases me greatly. And people, Wally's not here right now, get over it!

Edited by Mbecks14

Wow yes please! Awesome art on top of one of my favorite heroic duos! I love Flash/Green Lantern team ups. And Barry and Hal have such a fun dynamic! I'd be all about a Green Lantern/Flash ongoing series.

Edited by Omega Ray Jay

Manapul not on the annual? That's saddening

Still looks pretty cool

Posted by Kwodam

i want a full flash/green lantern serie

Posted by Baberaham_Lincoln

The artt went from good to wahhhhh... it's sad that Manapul ain't on. But i hope he stays long for the main series, like Geoff John's long stay on green lantern =D

Posted by anthonygiu

Interesting...I am intrigued for what's in store next week.

Posted by cameron83

That looked great! I wanna get this....

And so far their bromance is greater than that of Bruce and Clark's...

Posted by dondave
Edited by csantilli27

Too funny

Posted by Provehito

No Manapul/Buccellato team? That's a bit of a letdown, but it should still be good.

Posted by blkson

@patrat18 said:

that's probably half of the book

lol same thing I was thinking

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

looks good. fingers crossed.

Posted by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg

can't wait!

Posted by Catsnlynne

Barry Allen and Hal Jordan are the best. Can't wait to read this.

Posted by mattwing87

I love the artwork for Hal Jordan on the cover. The interior artwork is amazing too!

Posted by TaylorEspo

It's a great story. :)

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Quick and the Green? I'd have gone for "When Barry met Hal" myself!

Posted by Russcovito

How am I supposed to wait to pick this one up ?

Edited by doombot890

lol "sort of a cop"

Edited by stettsen

That is awesome!!!!!

Posted by EnigmaLantern

Looks promising

Posted by martyyy15

Oh great its asshole hal again lol -_-

Posted by CrazyScarecrow

I think I just might buy a annual for once.....

Posted by m1a9t9t2


I don't think it's all that bad. This art is more than satisfying until manupal is back.

Posted by RustyRoy

Very excited for this.