- Hardcover: 448 pages
- Publisher: DC Comics (May 24, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1401230687
- ISBN-13: 978-1401230685
- Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 1 x 11.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #412,359 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Flash by Geoff Johns Omnibus, Vol. 1 Hardcover – May 24, 2011
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Top Customer Reviews
Thankfully, the stories themselves are absolutely wonderful. This first volume of the Omnibus contains a number of story arcs (some of which are not fully resolved here), including a Lewis Carroll-esque reality-hopping tale, a four-part thriller involving a Flash-worshipping cult, a battle with a newly powerful Weather Wizard for the life of a mysterious baby, and a somewhat gruesome encounter with Murmur in Iron Heights prison. Geoff Johns' writing here is a sheer joy to read: his Flash stories are imaginative, well-paced, and full of nuanced, believable characters.Read more ›
I'm diehard DC, but please get the omnibus thing right! Your collections have been overpriced in comparison to Marvel, which in turn makes it difficult for me to purchase more of your books.
Please listen to your fans, we know you have no interest in mimicking what Marvel does, but from a business standpoint please consider a different approach to your omnibus releases, for your fans and for your business.
Totally agree with Xavier, I really enjoy Geoff Johns stories, but man, price this more reasonably, and don't call it an omnibus when it's nowhere near what an omnibus should be.
Really only 1 star for Geoff and Scott's work (even though they deserve a full 5), but 1 star for the minimal amount of issues collected for the price.
At 75$ retail you're buying two trades you can find online for under 30$ for the pair. This should have been 3-4 trades collected. Marvel has several 75$ books that have value for the money (of course the average Marvel story pales next to Geoff on Flash).
I think Flash is Johns' crown achievement in comics and while many like his Green Lantern run, it just doesn't have the same greatness as Flash when you read it all. I recommend his Flash arc to anyone but this "omnibus" (13 or so issues, really?) and it's poor quality just don't make this collection worth an addition. Please try the trades of it, though.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great collection confusing if you are not aware of the flash story before G.J. takes over.Published 15 months ago by Jrorschach
It is THE FLASH! If indeed you are a fan of the character and graphic novels this one is excellent too! Read morePublished 17 months ago by Robert Nero
Really enjoyed this volume. Just the start of the great things to come in the further books.Published on July 15, 2014 by Daniel Tibbs
Simply put, he has been one of the greatest additions to the comic book world, and as a part of my favorite super hero. Definitely a must have for your collection.Published on February 7, 2014 by tyler robinson
Great book, great stories. Geoff Johns is a god damn genius, 'nuff said! But I still have more words to do... Done.Published on August 27, 2013 by Flashtastic
Okay first off these are some excellent stories reproduced in a very nice hardcover edition which you can get a very good deal on by ordering off of amazon. Read morePublished on July 4, 2011 by David Good
In one of my reviews here i wrote "Applying the "15.4 page per dollar" purchase rule, this Flash Omnibus has a figure of "10.15" which makes it 33% more expensive material wise. Read morePublished on July 1, 2011 by Samuel Clemens
Agreed that versus comparable marvel omnibi (omnibuses? Omnibuseses?) it's a lot of money for only two trades worth of material. Read morePublished on June 16, 2011 by Cuss