As Grodd’s grand plan for Black Hole, Central City, and the Speed Force continues to come into focus, Barry Allen finds himself powerless to stop it. In order to even have a chance at recovering his abilities and saving his city, he’ll have to turn to an old foe and hope there’s still a spark of friendship in his heart.

Check out the Beat’s exclusive preview of The Flash #42 after the jump.

Writer: Joshua Williamson

Artist: Dan Panosian

Colorist: Hi-Fi

Letterer: Steve Wands

“PERFECT STORM” part four! The Flash teams up with an unlikely ally as the fight for Central City rages on. Meanwhile, Grodd sinks his telepathic teeth into the Flash Family as he tries to finish Barry Allen once and for all!