This Wednesday, The Flash #53 hits store shelves at lightning speed for the latest installment of a timely adventure. As the Strength Force continues to search for a host in Central City, hopping from villain to villain and wrecking havoc on The Flash’s life, he’s forced to team up with a man from the future, Commander Cold, to try and impede things before they become too chaotic. But can The Flash trust someone who emulates one of his greatest enemies?

Check out the Beat’s exclusive preview of The Flash #53 after the jump.

Writer: Joshua Williamson
Artist: Christian Duce
Colorist: Luis Guerrero
Letterer: Steve Wands

Then, it’s a slippery slope for the Scarlet Speedster when he must team up with the frosty Commander Cold to stop a powered-up Trickster from trashing Central City. The Trickster’s first target is the maximum-security prison Iron Heights, which could mean a criminal breakout the city would never survive.