Year of the Villain Tie-In - Death of the Speed Force: Part 1 of 4 - Written by Joshua Williamson. Art and Cover by Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarragona. 'Death of the Speed Force' begins! With renewed resolve following the events of 'The Flash Year One,' the Flash is back with a new mission, a new outlook and a brand-new speedster HQ. But the Fastest Man Alive is slowing down-and there's only one explanation: the Speed Force is dying. Plus, the Year of the Villain heats up as Captain Cold uses Lex Luthor's offer to boost Heat Wave to the next level!