The final season of The CW’s The Flash is set to introduce a new take on one of the hero’s iconic rogues. New set photos from the show have revealed the first look at actor Richard Harmon as the son of the original Captain Boomerang.
Created by Brad Meltzer and Rags Morales in 2004, Owen Mercer debuted in Identity Crisis #3. The son of the original Captain Boomerang, Digger Harkness. After his father’s death, he took his name and tried to make a name for himself. The character has often skirted the line between hero and villain and has even worked alongside Nightwing. Unlike his father, Owen has powers of his own, including short bursts of super speed.
First Look at Richard Harmon as a NEW Captain Boomerang in #TheFlash Season 9! ⚡️⚡️⚡️
— Pagey (@PagmystYT) September 20, 2022
As you can see in the image above, the character looks much like Digger Harkness’ version from the comics. His costume includes the villain’s scarf and even his beanie. The original Captain Boomerang, played by Nick E. Tarabay, was killed off during the fifth season of Arrow.
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