He lost his mother at a young age with his father being arrested for her murder but claimed to be innocent. This event became his motivation to become a forensic scientist later with help from Darryl Frye, a person with whom his mother was romantically involved once that no one else knew about.
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After years of frustration over the thing that he could not figure out his mother’s true killer, his father finally admitted his role in the alleged crime. In one stormy night when a depressed Barry was working in his lab, he was struck by lightning, woke up from coma after a long time with the power of super-speed, he becomes The Flash!
When Batman and Green lantern visits Metropolis to dig deep about an extraterrestrial invasion on Earth (Justice League – Origin), he was called by Hal Jordan when Superman was practically trashing them. Barry eventually formed an alliance with those three along with Aquaman and Wonder Woman to repeal the invasion and forming Justice League to fight Darkseid of Apokolips afterwards.
Apart from his regular duty of saving the world from massive crisis as a League member and an experienced speedster, Barry often spends time taking down other Rogues like Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd, Heat Wave, Pied Piper, Reverse-Flash and Weather Wizard.
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The Flash Vol 01 – Move Forward (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 01 – Move Forward (Hardcover)
The Flash Vol 02 – Rogues Revolution (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 02 – Rogues Revolution (Hardcover)
The Flash Vol 03 – Gorilla Warfare (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 03 – Gorilla Warfare (Hardcover)
The Flash Vol 04 – Reverse (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 04 – Reverse (Hardcover)
The Flash Vol 05 – History Lessons (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 05 – History Lessons (Hardcover)
The Flash Vol 06 – Out of Time (Softcover)
The Flash Vol 06 – Out of Time (Hardcover)
The series initially kick-started with Francis Manapul (Legion of Superheroes, Witchblade) and Brian Buccellato (Forever Evil – Rogues Rebellion, The Flash – Reverse) as the creative team for the series and Francis Manapul is also serving for a long time as both writer and artist at the same time.
Flash and The Justice League
Other than appearing in his own monthly series Flash also made appearance in the other titles like Justice League too. The Flash was also part of H'El on Earth, Superman – Doomed, Earth 2 – World's End, Darkseid War crossover and then he ascended to the universe changing event; DC Rebirth.
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