Captain Boomerang
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Captain Boomerang

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Captain Boomerang with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Flash

Captain Boomerang is one of the members of The Flash's Rogues Gallery whom made his Comic Book Debut in Flash #117 back in December of 1960. Captain Boomerang is one of the various foes of the Flash whom doesn't have any super-powers but uses a lot of different Boomerangs to commit crimes. Captain Boomerang's real name is George "Digger" Harkness whom is the son of an American Soldier and an Australian Woman whom lived a life of poverty making Boomerangs in which he used as weapons, he was originally going to be the Mascot for a Toy Company but was ridiculed by his audience which is why he went into a life of crime. Captain Boomerang has worked with other villainous groups but he is primarily known as a member of "The Rogues" in The Flash's Central City and in some more recent comic stories has a son by the name of Owen Mercer whom has also taken up the mantle of Captain Boomerang. 
Created by Pokejedservo on Jan 24 2012
Special thanks to Music Meister for additional sound clips.
Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Captain BoomerangDonal Gibson
Donal Gibson
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)
Captain BoomerangJohn DiMaggio
John DiMaggio
DC Universe Online (2011)
Captain BoomerangJ Shannon Weaver
J Shannon Weaver
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Captain BoomerangJames Patrick Stuart
James Patrick Stuart
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Captain BoomerangGreg Ellis
Greg Ellis


Today on The Flash's VC section we take another look at his Rogues Gallery and this time we have a little something for this Boomerang-slinging Wonder from Down Under... CAPTAIN BOOMERANG! Now lets begin shall we mate?

Donal Gibson- Donal's voice for the role felt very smooth and natural and while Captain Boomerang was given a bit more of a comical depiction (like the other villains in the episode "Flash and Substance") I did like on how Donal's performance did have a good sense of smoothness for the role here.

John DiMaggio- John's attempt at the accent for the role is decent and his performance is not bad even if it does come off as kind of generic. So its not one of John's better performances in that show but its not one of his worst either.

J Shannon Weaver- I was pleasantly surprised here as Shannon's voice and attempt at the accent for the role is actually not too bad. Granted Captain Boomerang barely says anything in the game but still J Shannon's work as Captain Boomerang is probably one of his better performances in that game.

James Patrick Stuart- While James' voice is alright as his attempt at the accent is decent. But his performance is kind of generic and bland but then again the Ol' Cap was just a minor role in this movie. But still James' work on the role is decent enough nevertheless.

Greg Ellis- Greg's voice for the role was very good as the accent feels spot on and his fairly gruff voice suits the role pretty well. Greg's performance was also rather solid as it was rather entertaining as it does feel comedic but doesn't make him seem pathetic eitherso in other words its another fine example of Greg's work.

Overall I liked all 5 of them but I am going with Donal Gibson & Greg Ellis the most here.



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said at 10:24 PM on Mon Jun 26 2017
Greg Ellis for me, he had a good accent and just sounds like a real scumbag.

J Shannon Weaver voices the Owen Mercer Captain Boomerang, he's just ok. Not great, but not terrible and I think his voice fits Mercer fine.
said at 3:23 PM on Mon Jun 26 2017
1. Donal Gibson
2. Greg Ellis
said at 7:37 PM on Sat Jun 18 2016
1. Donal Gibson
2. Greg Ellis
3. James Patrick Stuart
4. John DiMaggio
5. J Shannon Weaver
Shaun Ince
said at 3:03 PM on Sun Oct 4 2015
 4 Shout Outs!
I'm calling it a tie between Donal Gibson & Greg Ellis. They have the strongest performances out of all the other VA's in the VC.
said at 3:44 PM on Sun Oct 4 2015
@Shaun Ince John's probally third
said at 7:23 AM on Mon Mar 16 2015
1) John DiMaggio
2) Greg Ellis
3) Donal Gibson
4) J. Shannon Weaver
5) James Patrick Stuart
said at 2:29 PM on Mon Jan 26 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Sticking with Donal Gibson, but James Patrick Stuart and Greg Eliis were also good.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 8:57 AM on Wed Sep 10 2014
 1 Shout Out!
Between Donal and Greg I don't know who to pick. Donal has the more beleiveable accent while Greg had the beter personality.
I guess I prefer Greg a little more if just a bit.

As for the others they all barley had an material and sound like Americans trying to sound Austrilian, their accents are over done and not beleivable.
said at 7:31 PM on Tue Sep 9 2014
 4 Shout Outs!
Greg Ellis for sure. If that's not an inspired casting, I don't know what is.
said at 10:31 AM on Fri Aug 15 2014
I'll go with Donal Gibson for now. (Until Greg Ellis is added)
said at 6:55 AM on Wed Sep 10 2014
Actually, I'm sticking with Donal
said at 1:59 PM on Tue Dec 2 2014
@Lpfan120 I'm sticking with Donal because I like for Captain Boomerang to have that deepness (if that's what you want to call it) to his voice. Like John Patrick Lowrie as the TF2 Sniper. (Who coincidentally might make a good Cpt. Boomerang.)
said at 8:06 AM on Tue Jan 21 2014
 2 Shout Outs!
I wonder if Steven Blum would make a good Captain Boomerang?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:21 PM on Sat Feb 15 2014
@Finister2 Might as well have him be all the Rogues
said at 12:35 AM on Mon Jul 1 2013
I'll go with mels Brother
said at 3:09 PM on Fri Feb 15 2013
 1 Shout Out!
I'm going with Donal. John is good too.
said at 9:58 PM on Sat Feb 25 2012
Donal Gibson for Captain Boomerang, though the others aren't bad.
said at 10:21 PM on Tue Apr 17 2012
@Anicomicgeek Yes! John DiMaggio's my second pick
said at 5:01 AM on Wed Jan 25 2012
I've gotta give this one to Donal. His accent didn't sound exaggerated.
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Who do you think has been the best from these Captain Boomerang voice actors?
Donal Gibson
John DiMaggio
J Shannon Weaver
James Patrick Stuart
Greg Ellis