Reverse-Flash: ‘Zoom’ To Be The ‘Big Bad’ In The Flash Season 2?

Reverse-Flash, the big bad of season 1 is, well you know. For those concerned about spoilers because you are still watching the Flash season 1, or planning on it, you might not want to read on. For those of you craving season 2 information, and have finished your season 1 helping, read on.

The Inquisitr reported that Reverse-Flash would be returning to DC Comics, and Tom Cavanagh would be returning for the Flash season 2. Coincidence? Well, it might not be the Eobard Thawne Reverse-Flash, it might be Zoom. Comicbook reports that Andrew Kreisberg let the cat out of the bag.

“He’s faster than the Reverse-Flash, faster than Flash and will be very hard to catch. He’s going to be terrifying and scary and fast, and it’s going to be all kinds of cool.”

The news could be correct, and this could very well be Zoom, as the Man in Yellow is said to be returning anyways. So, who would be Zoom? Certainly Tom Cavanagh, the original Reverse-Flash in season 1 and season 2 return cast member could be, but that might seem obvious to many people.


The Reverse-Flash Zoom edition could also be Eddie Thawne. Though it does not fit the original mold of the character, many have speculated that Eddie’s necklace in the Flash season 1 finale was the Reverse-Flash ring. Not to mention that the Flash season 2 will be operating within the multiverse and alternate timelines. Unfortunately for the Flash fans, this leaves far too much open to narrow much down.

Another theory is that this could be Cobalt Blue, another character from the comic books that some have suggested is who Eddie Thawne will return as for season 2. Malcom Thawn was actually Barry Allen’s brother, and the history gets more complicated from there.

Suffice it to say, it seems more opened ended, but two Reverse-Flash characters does sound like quite the quandary for the Scarlet Speedster.

Monkeys Fight Robots continues to follow the Flash season news cycle, as it develops.

So, what are your thoughts? Is Zoom the new villain? Cobalt Blue? Someone else?

Let us know below.

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