Mark Hamill to again play The Trickster on ‘The Flash’

Credits: DC Comics
Credits: DC Comics

Mark Hamill to again play The Trickster on ‘The Flash’

DC Comics, with HitFix, announced today that Mark Hamill (“Star Wars”) has signed on to play James Jesse, aka The Trickster, in an episode of the hit new “The Flash” series.

If this announcement seems familiar, no, you have not taken a trip on The Flash’s time traveling Cosmic Treadmill. Hamill, who played The Trickster on the 1990 “The Flash” series that originally aired on CBS, will again be playing the villain on The CW‘s current “The Flash” series, starring Grant Gustin.

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Carmine Infantino, comic book industry’s legendary creations

Credits: DC Comics
Credits: DC Comics

Carmine Infantino, comic book industry’s legendary creations

Legendary industry comic creator Carmine Infantino passed away today at the age of 87. The gifted artist, editor and co creator of some of DC Comics most enduring and iconic heroes (the Black Canary, Elongated Man, Deadman, Human Target, the Barry Allen Flash, Batgirl) and villains (Captain Cold, Mirror Master, Gorilla Grodd, Captain Boomerang) as well as working on titles such as Spider-Woman, Star Wars, and Nova for Marvel Comics in the 70s. Winner of numerous industry awards including the National Cartoonists Society Award in 1958 for Best Comic Book, eleven Alley Awards and a special Alley Award in 1969 for being the person “who exemplifies the spirit of innovation and inventiveness in the field of comic art”. A true talent and creator, Carmine Infantino will be missed. Learn more about some of his most enduring works in this tribute list.

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