Knowing the Professor
Besides Flashpoint, Flash:Rebirth, and even sharing his role within Brightest Day,.. Professor Zoom has found himself becoming one of DC’s most dangerous and curious villains today, who I would say made one hell of a comeback by the way.
But who is Professor Zoom? and exactly why would any Flash would see this guy as somebody who’s far beyond a threat than the likes of Captain Cold and his jolly crew of Rogues would probably be best explained with my video.
One of his Greatest Moments of Villainy
Well if you’re an old-school Flash reader, you would most likely know that Professor Zoom was the villain responsible for the supposed death of Iris Allen, the Flash’s first true love. And later tried to kill another Flash lover on his wedding day, which resulted with one hell of a chapter for Barry Allen when finding himself stopping Professor Zoom by accidently killing him. But even the death of Professor Zoom wasn’t enough to keep this psychotic speedster out of the game after his and the death of Barry Allen.
Even though Wally West now took on the role of his mentor and wore a resembling scarlet costume like Barry Allen (with a few personal modifications by the way). Wally would find his Flash career coming to one hell of a dramatic surprise when Barry Allen mysteriously returned back from the dead. Having no memory as to how he returned, Wally and everybody else believed that Barry somehow managed to mysteriously return as a result from a recent battle between both Wally and Dr. Alchemy. But with the shock and joy of Barry’s glorious return, nobody really paid very much attention to the full details of Barry’s mysterious return, until Wally starting to see something different with Barry when fighting crime alongside with his mentor once again. Even after realizing how Barry was more violent and aggressive than before, also gaining the feeling that Barry was jealous of Wally’s role of being the Flash.
Exactly what happened to Barry Allen that made him change? How does an aged and a mysterious Flash Biography found at the scene where Barry mysteriously returned tie into all this? And exactly how could Barry Allen’s Return become one of Professor Zooms greatest moments in villainy.
A classic piece of storytelling that would take readers inside the mind of one of the Flash’s greatest villains and give readers a story that would promise something great within the Flash series by having Barry Allen return back from the grave and take up his Flash role once again. Only to find that this joyful event spiral itself into something much darker and painful for Wally West and his friends when being forced into doing something that’s unexpected, difficult, and painful for Wally.
They must stop Barry Allen, who’s now angry, dangerous, and who has the goal of punishing Central City for moving on without him and remind the population who the real Flash is.
With a storyline that has a dark twist and having some intense moments. The Return of Barry Allen is a classic that's a must-have for anybody's collection and one of the main reasons why I'm convinced why Professor Zoom is actually one of the Flash's greatest villains of all time. With a storyline that has a dark twist and having plenty intense moments.