One of the delights of the recent Adventure Comics series from DC Comics was my introduction to the wonderful art of Francis Manapul. So you can imagine how happy I am to hear today on the DC blog that when The Flash: Rebirth finishes up, Geoff Johns will be teaming up with Francis Manapul on the ongoing Flash comic.
Sure, I wish it was Karl Kerschl, but I’m getting Kerschl Flash in Wednesday Comics and after seeing issue #1 of Adventure Comics, I think this Manapul guy will be able to cut it. I don’t know what it was about his art but it has a classic look to it that makes me want to see more. I have little to no interest in Superboy in Adventure Comics, but the pages were so beautiful, I couldn’t stop gazing at those 2 page spreads.
Now the question is, how long until The Flash: Rebirth ends? I want my ongoing Flash series!
I found a sketch of the Flash from Francis Manapul’s blog from March 2007 – not bad at all: