A sneak preview of The Flash, guest-starring Gorilla Grodd!

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The Flash is one of the most handsome comics on the stands currently, and it says a lot that the creative duo of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato can make an evil sentient gorilla eating brains look good. Here's an exclusive first look at next week's issue of The Flash, which reintroduces readers to longtime Barry Allen foe (and all-around psychic, psychotic primate overlord) Gorilla Grodd. This issue hits stores next Wednesday, May 23 — here's a synopsis:

THE FLASH #9

Continuing the debut of Gorilla Grodd in DC Comics –- The New 52! The Flash travels to Gorilla City for the first time! Who are the "Runners" –- and what do they mean for The Flash and the Speed Force?

Written by: Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul
Pencilled by: Francis Manapul
Inked by: Francis Manapul
Cover Color by: Brian Buccellato
Lettered by: DC Lettering
Colored by: Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul

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senecaty
Seneca the Younger(er)

Seems like a lot of comments about this post and the embedded pictures were considered "off-topic" and moved. Since comics are a visual medium, is it not on-topic to comment about the visual impact of the art in a DC Comics post? I didn't see anything in the Community Policy that other than the catch-all "we reserve the right to moderate the discussion" which might apply. But I'm new around here, and my spidey-sense is tingling as I hover my mouse over the submit button. Maybe I'll wake up tomorrow without an account.