This film was supposed to prove that, outside of Supes and Bats, other DC heroes were ready for the silver screen .
How many Marvel superheroes have had successful live-action films I ask you? Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Wolverine and the X-Men. Marvel have been making DC look silly. DC on the other hand have been ever-reliant on their two big guns: Superman and Batman.
In 2011 DC attempted to show the world that they do actually have more heroes under their belt and released a Green Lantern film. Only problem was that movie was bad. Not even a little bad but very bad. The movie barely made profit and was very painful to watch. So what exactly went wrong?
Clark Kent is Superman. Bruce Wayne is Batman. Peter Parker is Spider-Man but The Flash is…has been more than one person. This isn’t that uncommon in Comic Books the Flash is the biggest example of this.
There’s has been a total of four people who have taken up the superhero identity as the Flash but it is a certain Barry Allen and a certain Wally West who are the most iconic Scarlet Speedsters. In terms of their powers they’re pretty much the same but it’s their character traits, civilian lifestyles, and personalities that sets them apart. Continue reading →