FLASH NEWS: Stills + Synopsis for S01E07 "Power Outage"
Flash may have lost his speed?!?!?!?! Clock King returns?!?!?!? Crossover imminent?!?!?
We now have stills for this episode
THE FLASH GETS A VISIT FROM DC CHARACTERS FAROOQ AND THE CLOCK KING —The Flash (Barry Allen) goes up against Farooq aka Blackout (guest star Michael Reventar), ametahuman who can harness electricity. During their battle,Farooq zaps The Flash and siphons allhis electricity, leaving The Flash without his speed. Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh), Caitlin (DaniellePanabaker) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) work to reverse the effects on Barry, but their efforts aredisrupted when Farooq comes banging on S.T.A.R. Labs doors in search of Wells, who he blamesfor his accident. Without Barry’s powers to protect them, the group must figure out a way to savethemselves from the metahuman. Meanwhile, Tockman (guest star Robert Knepper) manages acoup inside the Central City police department and takes several people hostage, including Joe(Jesse L. Martin) and Iris (Candice Patton). While Iris is sure The Flash will save them, Eddie(Rick Cosnett) has a trick up his sleeve. Larry Shaw directed the episode written by Alison Schapker & Grainne Godfree.
It should be noted that Farooq is a character from the FLASHPOINT UNIVERSE
Blackout was recruited into a team of American heroes by Cyborg. This team's mission is to take down both Emperor Aquaman and Wonder Woman and stop the Amazon and the Atlantean war which has devastated Europe. Aquaman and Wonder Woman are attempting to take over the world. The war between their nations resulted in millions of human casualties. The team which Blackout was recruited to aims to end that war.
During a meeting with Batman, the Outsider revealed that had been hunting Blackout, because he wanted to use Blackout's electric powers to light India. This hunt resulted in the loss of Blackout's girlfriend and his departure from his school. The Outsider was also recruited into Cyborg's team. Blackout voiced his reluctance working in a team with his worst enemy.