"All the Teeth, Glittering and Sharp": Barry Allen, who was dancing ten minutes ago, is now forced to don his superhero disguise as "The Flash". Being unable to think about what to do with the hole in the ship he's on however leaves him in a bind. A week ago, Barry had asked Iris West to accompa
The Flash Giant (Volume 2) #1 is an issue of the series The Flash Giant (Volume 2) with a cover date of November, 2019. It was published on September 13, 2019.
- 1 Appearing in "All the Teeth, Glittering and Sharp"
- 2 Synopsis for "All the Teeth, Glittering and Sharp"
- 3 Appearing in "Perfect World"
- 4 Synopsis for "Perfect World"
- 5 Appearing in "Gorilla Warfare, Part 1: King Grodd"
- 6 Synopsis for "Gorilla Warfare, Part 1: King Grodd"
- 7 Appearing in "Green Arrow: Rebirth"
- 8 Synopsis for "Green Arrow: Rebirth"
- 9 Appearing in "Blue Monday"
- 10 Synopsis for "Blue Monday"
- 11 Notes
- 12 Trivia
- 13 See Also
- 14 Recommended Reading
- 15 Links and References
Appearing in "All the Teeth, Glittering and Sharp"
- The Flash (Flashback and main story)
- Iris West (Flashback and main story)
- King Shark (Flashback and main story)
- Central City Police Department (Flashback and main story)
- Captain Coover (Flashback and main story)
- Detective Ulski (Flashback and main story)
- Henry Allen (Flashback only)
- Mirror Master (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "All the Teeth, Glittering and Sharp"
Barry Allen, who was dancing ten minutes ago, is now forced to don his superhero disguise as "The Flash". Being unable to think about what to do with the hole in the ship he's on however leaves him in a bind. A week ago, Barry had asked Iris West to accompany him on a cruise trip and she agrees.
Barry feels smitten by Iris and on the night of the formal ball, feels hesitant, but Iris states she has faith in him. During the dance however, the boat is attacked by King Shark who tells its passengers to get off it. Barry attacks him, but his punches have little effect. The humanoid shark punches him away and Barry is surprised to learn he has super-speed.
After leaving the boat, King Shark hits the boat's hull in order to sink it. The scene then flashes back to the present with Barry being unsure of what to do. As he is attacked again, Barry uses his legs under water to kick King Shark multiple times and runs back to the ship. After snaring him and blinding him with the powerful lights on the ship, Barry incapacitates him.
When Iris asks about his motive, the shark states that the cruise has been dirtying the sea water with its garbage and getting away with it by merely paying fines. Flash then sealed the breach in the ship's hull using the bathroom stall panels and promised to expose the crimes of the cruise line in exchange for King Shark sparing its passengers.
Appearing in "Perfect World"
- Gorilla Grodd (Flashback and main story)
- Aquaman (As an illusion only)
- Mister Terrific (As an illusion only)
- Poison Ivy (As an illusion only)
- Gorillas (Mentioned only)
- Atlantis (Mentioned only)
- Canada (Mentioned only)
- Gorilla City (Mentioned only)
- United States of America
Synopsis for "Perfect World"
While out for breakfast, Barry and Iris learn about the American senators declaring war on Canada, noticing how often they beat their chests and kneel on their knuckles. Flash departs for Washington DC, knowing Gorilla Grodd is behind it and he has to be somewhere near the Capitol Building.
H e figures out that he must be hiding in the Lincoln memorial, but is stopped by mercenaries of Grodd. He traps them by changing the trajectory of their bullets near their own feet and later confronts Grodd, but is overwhelmed by his telepathic powers as well as the people attacking him under Grodd's mind control.
He rushes out and uses his super-speed to suck away the oxygen out of the Lincoln Memorial, allowing him to take down Grodd. The gorilla however tries to offer him visions of a peaceful world in order to fool him, but Flash quickly breaks out of it before putting the device that can dampen cerebral and physical strength on him.
Grodd chides him for letting go of the chance of making the world better, but Barry states he won't do it forcefully and states people would have never looked upon his plan for war on Canada as normal.
Appearing in "Gorilla Warfare, Part 1: King Grodd"
- Flash (Flashback and main story)
- Darryl Frye (Flashback and main story)
- Patty Spivot
- Nora Allen (In a photograph only)
- Daniel West
- Iris West (Mentioned only)
- Dr. Elias (Mentioned only)
- Justice League (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "Gorilla Warfare, Part 1: King Grodd"
This story is reprinted from The Flash (Volume 4) #13.
Years ago, Darryl Frye came home to find his adopted son Barry Allen angrily throwing his algebra textbook across his room. Barry was surprised to see Darryl had been hurt in the line of duty, though he claimed it was not as bad as it looked. in response to Barry's homework frustrations, he reminded the boy of his mother's words: slow down, take your time, think it through, and you'll find the answer. Barry wondered how Darryl went on, knowing that every day, he may not make it home in one piece. Darryl explained that the city was his home, and as such, it was his duty to protect it, as it would be the very house they lived in. His work was about the big picture.
Now, Darryl believes that Barry is dead, and he silently apologizes to Barry's mother Nora, whom he loved, for failing to keep him safe. Just then, Patty Spivot bursts into his office claiming that she has found a man who can tell them where Barry is. The man is Turbine, who hopes that they will help him in exchange for the information he has. Unfortunately, before they can make a deal, he realizes that the Gorillas are coming.
Elsewhere, Captain Cold has just knocked the Flash unconscious, having double-crossed him. Unfortunately, this was not the time to do that, as the city has just come under attack by an army of talking gorillas led by King Grodd. Realizing that this is not their forté, the Rogues endeavor to wake the Flash back up. Once Flash springs into action, the Rogues decide to make a run for it, but they are soon overcome. Finally, they realize that they will have to cooperate with their enemy if they are to save their city, and protect their turf.
Elsewhere, Grodd's attention is on something else. Some source of power within the city demands his attention, preventing him from facing the Flash head-on just yet. In the meantime, he is interrupted by Trickster, who offers his services as a guide to the city, for the right price. In response, Grodd tears his arm from its socket, and orders his soldiers to gather up as many humans as possible.
Daniel West happens to be nearby when a Gorilla begins chasing a group of humans. He is on the phone, trying to get a hold of his sister Iris, after he managed to get out of jail. Unfortunately, there is no reply, and when the Gorilla's notice him, he gives up and decides to try to find her himself.
With the help of the Rogues, Flash manages to capture most of the gorilla soldiers in the area, but he soon sees yet another retinue of gorilla soldiers making their way for the city, and realizes that he will have to face Grodd in order to prevent more attacks.
Speeding toward Grodd's location, he realizes that the Rogue's help, and his decision to become a hero are just reaffirmations of what Darryl had told him ten years ago: the big picture. Flash knows his part in the big picture now. Grodd, though, does not. He has spent his whole life believing that he would be the heir to the Speed Force's power. Flash is unsure, however, of whether he was wrong in believing that.
Appearing in "Green Arrow: Rebirth"
- Homeless Boy
- Boy's Mother
- Boy's Father
- Batman Family (Mentioned only)
- Justice League (Mentioned only)
- Emiko Queen (Mentioned only)
- Republican Senator's Daughter (Single appearance)
- Chef Tommy
Synopsis for "Green Arrow: Rebirth"
This story is reprinted from Green Arrow: Rebirth #1.
Oliver Queen and his chef, Tommy, talk about how Queen's latest date has left him due to his sanctimonious attitude and his "gross" beard. On his way out he notices a homeless woman and her son to whom he gives $100, as a gust of wind passes the note is blown from his hand and down into a drain. His mother goes to retrieve it but as her hand goes into the storm drain she is dragged into it with only a "slurm" sound left in her place.
That night, while prowling the streets, Green Arrow overhears a child shouting for their mother being ushered away by a hooded person. Queen reflects on the recent surge of missing persons cases and hunts down whoever is taking the child away. Dropping into the alley a scuffle breaks out before the hooded figure reveals herself to be Black Canary; she explains that the boy lost his mother and they take him to Queen's apartment for a bath and more information. While caring for the boy Canary rips into Queen's playboy persona and he shaves his beard into a more iconic goatee.
With information from the boy about the "Underground Men" the two set off to the "Jungle" to find the boy's father. Queen and Drake squabble for the entire journey but they find the boy's father just as a tribe of the "Underground Men" surface. The duo wound one of the men who reveals the location of an auction which is due to take place that same night.
The head into a chasm which will take them to the mysterious auction, following a trail of blood. They stumble into an old ruined mansion where a black market auction is taking place for the ownership of the homeless boy's mother. Queen and Drake burst in and the auction breaks into chaos, the host - wounded from an arrow - drops the woman into a pit and flees. Queen manages to save the boy's mother and swears to take down the man in the red mask who looms over him from the computer screens.
Back on the surface Queen asks Canary for her secret identity and the two kiss, finally.
Appearing in "Blue Monday"
- Guy Gardner
- Brenda (Flashback only)
- Paco (Flashback only)
- Milagro Reyes (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- Bianca Reyes (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- Ernesto Reyes (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- Probe (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- El Paso, Texas, and surrounding area
- Reyes Garage (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- Reyes family house (First appearance) (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "Blue Monday"
This story is reprinted from Blue Beetle (Volume 7) #1.
The Blue Beetle slams to earth like a meteor and is suddenly attacked by the Green Lantern Guy Gardner. Gardner notices he is fighting a kid and stops yelling to his power ring that he will not hurt kids. The man comes to his senses and remembers why he was searching for the boy. His power ring responds to the Blue Beetle, giving him the worse migraine he ever had, investing him with the desire to kill the boy. Gardner leaves Jaime alone in the open, explaining he can't deal with him just yet. The armor powers down and Jaime is in intensive pain. As he walks in the nude in the wilderness, he accepts that he is alone.
Jaime, Paco and Brenda are on their way to school and discover the Blue Beetle Scarab under a pile of sand. Jaime decides to take it with him. Later that day, he discovers that his dad's assistant, Luis, didn't show up for work today and offers to work a few shifts in the garage for his overworked dad. His father refuses.
That night, he has a strange dream in a language that his didn't know. Jaime is unaware that the Scarab has crawled under his skin and attached itself to his spine.
The next day on his way to school, he encounters a woman with no eyes that has a strange interest in him.
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- No trivia.
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