Alias







Flash I
Nick Name

Fastest Man Alive

Golden Age Flash


Civilian ID
Jason Peter "Jay" Garrick
Occupation

Adventurer

Research Scientist


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Hibbardsville, Kansas
Group Affiliation

All-Star Squadron

Flash Family

Justice League

Justice Society


Base of Operations
Keystone City, Kansas
Height
5' 11"
Weight
180 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Brown with silver temples
Known Powers

Chemically enhanced ability to tap into the energy known as the Speed Force to achieve super-sonic speed and become intangible by vibrating molecular mass.


Note: Contact with the Speed Force has kept Garrick vigorous for a man of his age.


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.


Accessories
Mercury Helmet
Common Enemies

Atom Smasher I

Changeling I

Fiddler

Rag Doll

(The) Rival

(The) Shade

Star Sapphire I

(The) Thinker I

Thorn I

(The) Turtle

Vandal Savage


Regularly Appearing

All-Flash Comics

All-Star Comics

Comics Cavalcade

Flash Comics

JSA


First Appearance
Flash Comics #1 (Jan. 1940)
Creator
Sheldon Mayer, Gardner Fox & Harry Lambert
Origin

Working late one night, research scientist Jay Garrick accidentally spilled a combination of chemicals and he was rendered unconscious by the fumes. Found several hours later he was rushed to the hospital.


Released from the hospital, Garrick discovered he had the power of super speed. After reading news of costumed mystery-men, Garrick was inspired to battle crime as the Flash.