‘The Flash’: Best of the Doppelgängers

As we wonder what Mirror Iris is after, it seems a good time to highlight the best of each character’s doppelgängers.

‘The Flash’: 30 Times We Fell in Love with Westallen

30 Times We Fell in Love with Westallen may seem like a lot, but it would be a disservice to do anything less for the Gold Standard.

‘The Flash’ – The Need for Humanity

This week’s episode of The Flash, “Marathon,” did something daring in focusing more on the importance of the characters’ humanity over their heroism. One wouldn’t think this would require much bravery, but anyone who’s been around fandom of a superhero property…

The Importance of the Human Side of Superhero Stories

Superhero stories are, hands down, my favorite kinds of stories. They have been for as long as I can remember. There’s something about the dichotomy of good and evil. The comfort of easily identifiable – and often handily dispatched –…

‘The Flash’ 4×16 Review: ‘Run, Iris, Run’

I promise I didn’t do anything bad to Alyssa this week, guys! However, when she asked me to review this week’s episode of The Flash, Run Iris Run, how could I resist? Two great episodes in a row, and I get…

Iris West Suits Up in New 'Flash' Photo

Barry Allen isn’t the only speedster in Central City. No, we’re not talking about Wally West. We’re talking about another West. Iris West. Mind. Blown. But before you start firing millions of questions our way, know that while Iris will…

“We Are the Flash”: Welcome to Metaphors!

Ever since the “Mixed Signals” episode of this season’s The Flash, there have been people (calling some of them “fans” verges on overstatement) who have taken exception to Iris’s line: “You aren’t the Flash, Barry. We are.” For the past…

‘The Flash’: The Ugly and Racist Treatment of Iris West

Like all West-Allen shippers, my heart is exceedingly full thinking about The Flash wedding. All that our favorite television couple has been through has set the stage for this magical moment.  Through unimaginable tragedy, Barry Allen and Iris West have managed…

‘The Flash’ and Westallen’s Many Virtues

Take it from me – if you want to ask a Westallen fan what they love about their ship, you should have a drink and a snack on hand because it will not be a short conversation. As fans, we…

‘The Flash’ SDCC 2017 Interview: Candice Patton Talks WestAllen & Iris’ Leadership

As The Flash’s leading lady, Iris West has proven that she’s no one that you want to mess with. She’s also proven strong in the face of both physical and emotional adversity. And Iris will face her toughest emotional challenge…

'The Flash' 3×22 Review: 'Infantino Street'

Remember last week’s episode, “Cause and Effect?” Remember that return to the optimistic, hopeful show that The Flash has established itself as since its inception? Yeah, well, that’s gone. Now it’s back to the intense darkness as Savitar prepares to…

The Flash 3×11 Review: 'Dead or Alive'

There are times when an episode of The Flash can feel like it drags on with the plot. That was the case with “Dead or Alive,” where a bounty hunter named Gypsy came to Earth-1 to collect H.R. The story…

Stop and Fangirl Episode 2: How Barry Allen Became His Own Villain

Here at Fangirlish we are continuing to support your right to fangirl over any fandom, book, and TV show you desire with Stop and Fangirl!  Join us as we embark on this new adventure to provide fangirls (and boys) a safe place…

The Flash SDCC 2016 Interview: Candice Patton

The Flash shocked audiences last season when Barry made the decision to go back in time to save his mother and change history as we know it, which helped segue into the famous Flashpoint storyline. And as you’d expect things…

The Flash Movie: Kiersey Clemons Cast as Iris West

Barry Allen has found his Iris West. Variety has reported that Kiersey Clemons has been cast as Iris West in Warner Bros.’ The Flash movie. Iris West is the spunky, hard-hitting journalist and Barry Allen’s best friend. Clemons joins Ezra…

The Flash Movie Eyes Kiersey Clemons for Female Lead

The Flash movie may have found its Iris West. According to Variety, Dope star Kiersey Clemons is the top choice for a leading role in Warner Bros.’ The Flash film. And according to the report it sounds like Clemons would…