Thursday, October 2, 2003

The Flash | Comics

Being known as the world’s fastest man alive, Barry Allen is the superhero scarlet speedster known by the name The Flash, who is from the Keystone City. As a child he received a severe trauma from his mother’s untimely demise at the hands of an unknown killer. Later his own father was convicted of the crime. This event however, changed him and also psychologically affected him.

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The Flash | Comics

An adult Barry Allen becomes a forensic scientist with his previous fondness to chemistry, solving cases on his desk-bound life. But all of this only continued till a freak accident in the lab that changed everything. Hit by a lightning bolt in a nearby shelf in his lab and he bathed by all the chemicals there.

Blessed by the “Speed Force” that gives him lightning fast speed, he chooses to fight evils and protect the innocents with his power. As so, he soon became a costumed crime fighter with an alias; The Flash. Like the Green Lantern Corps, the Flash also have their own generations going on and Wally West is the third Flash in the line.

Barry himself was not the first one to become the "Crimson Comet". Before him, there was Jay Garrick, the first Flash. They have a young successor too, named Bart Allen who now goes by his superhero name ImpulseThe Flash is also a proud founding member of the Teen Titans before joining the ranks of JLA along with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and Aquaman.

For more information on The Flash comics series, you can check out these links below.

The Flash (Comics) Wikipedia

The Flash (Comics) DC Wikia

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The World of Flash

Here is your links to buy "The Flash" comics from DC Comics on Amazon.

All Star Comics Archives Vol 0

The Golden Age Flash Archives Vol 01

All Star Comics Archives Vol 01

The Golden Age Flash Archives Vol 02

JSA – Strange Adventures

The Flash Chronicles Vol 01

The Flash Archives Vol 01

JLA – Year One

The Flash Chronicles Vol 02

The Flash Archives Vol 02

Showcase Presents – The Flash Vol 01

The Flash Archives Vol 03

The Flash Archives Vol 04

Showcase Presents – The Flash Vol 02

The Flash Archives Vol 05

The Flash Vs. The Rogues

Teen Titans – Year One

Showcase Presents – The Flash Vol 03

Crisis on Infinite Earths

Absolute Crisis on Infinite Earths

DC Universe – The Stories of Alan Moore

The Flash – The Return of Barry Allen

The Flash – The Greatest Stories Ever Told

The Flash – Terminal Velocity

Justice League of America – The Nail

The Flash – Blood Will Run

The Flash – Rogues

The Flash – Crossfire

The Flash – Time Flies

The Flash – Blitz

The Flash – Ignition

The Flash – The Secret of Barry Allen

The Flash – Rogue War

Infinite Crisis (Softcover)

Infinite Crisis (Hardcover)

DC – World War III

The Flash – Rebirth

Created by Gardner Fox and Harry Lampert, The Flash is one of the most notable superhero of the DC Universe. For generations, the mantle of these super heroes has been passed to Barry Allen from Jay Garrick. Then after the death of Barry during Crisis on Infinite Earths, his nephew Wally West became the newest Flash.

It features some incredibly awesome artworks by the late penciller Mike Wieringo (Fantastic Four, Tellos) and also many talented artists. In the afterwards of the "Flashpoint" crossover, the entire timeline of the DC Universe was changed by The New 52 wave and just like all other DC Comics characters, The Flash also received altered origin in the Prime Earth timeline.

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Flash and Substance

The character of Flash is adapted to animated shows like Superman – The Animated Series, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Batman – The Brave and the Bold and Young Justice. The live-action series aired on The CW network is helmed by Grant Gustin.

The first-ever live-action cameo was made in the 2016's superhero film Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice by actor Ezra Miller, also scheduled to reprise the role in upcoming Justice League (2017) and The Flash (2018) movie from the DC Extended Universe film series.
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