|Walter "Wally" West|
|Citizen of an alternative timeline United States with a criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Blue Valley, Nebraska of an alternative timeline.|
|Base of Operations|
Central City, Missouri
Note: Presumably the same cities in an alternative timeline.
Chemically and electrically enhanced ability to tap into the energy known as the Speed Force to achieve speeds just short of light-speed; lend speed to or borrow speed from moving objects, create objects of concentrated Speed Force energy, become intangible by vibrating molecular mass, perform both limited time and inter-dimensional travel and heal personal injuries by accelerating his metabolism.
Note: Velocity beyond light-speed causes a merging with the Speed Force. Flash III is the only person known to return from the other side to the Speed Force barrier.
|Flash Vol. 2|
|Flash Vol. 2 #150 (July, 1999)|
|Mark Waid & Brian Augustyn|
Sick with grief, Walter joined forces with the super-speed villain Savitar, learned his tricks of controlling the Speed Force, and murdered him. Turning his new skills on the criminal element of his timeline, Walter maimed or killed many, making him a wanted fugitive known as the Dark Flash.