Eobard Thawne’s tachyon device is put to use in next week’s episode of The Flash

When The Flash jumped universes and ran into Supergirl (literally) in the Supergirl episode “Worlds Finest,” he bore a familiar-looking tachyon device on his chest. However, back on The Flash, we’ve yet to see where Barry acquired that device or how he ended up using it to travel the multiverse. It looks like that’s all about to change, though.

The last episode of The Flash to air, March 29’s “Flash Back,” showcased Barry traveling back in time to get information from Eobard Thawne on how to increase his speed; he ended up with the specs to build a “tachyon emitter.” Now in a new preview comic for this week’s episode, “Versus Zoom,” we finally get to see the moment Barry presumably crosses over to National City. Here is is, courtesy of the official Flash Tumblr:

Preview comic from The Flash season 2 episode,
Preview comic from The Flash season 2 episode, “Versus Zoom.” (Image Credit: The CW)

While it doesn’t explicitly say this is the moment Barry crossed over to Supergirl, it certainly looks like it is. Whether or not this moment actually makes it into the episode or is simply covered by this preview comic remains to be seen.

Here’s the full synopsis for “Versus Zoom”:

BARRY IS READY TO FACE ZOOM; HUNTER ZOLOMAN’S STORY IS REVEALED — Equipped with the tachyon device, Barry (Grant Gustin) believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom (guest star Teddy Sears) and wants to open the breaches to catch him. Harry (Tom Cavanagh) strongly advises against that plan but after Barry convinces him, Harry reveals that Cisco (Carlos Valdes) has the power to re-open the breach. Meanwhile, Hunter Zoloman’s (Teddy Sears) painful story on Earth-2 is revealed.

“Versus Zoom” airs this Tuesday, April 19, at 8:00 PM Eastern on The CW. We’ll have full coverage leading up to the episode and a complete recap soon after it airs. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest!

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