Kid Flash I
The Fastest Man Alive
The Scarlet Speedster
|Wallace Rudolph "Wally" West|
|Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Blue Valley, Nebraska|
|Base of Operations|
Central City, Missouri
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.
Cosmic Treadmill: Running exercise device powered by cosmic rays enabling the utilization of super-sonic speed to travel through time.
Costume Ring: Finger ring containing the Flash costume by means of compression.
Police Band Radio: Transistor radio hidden in costume's cowl.
Mr. Element II
The Flash Vol. 1 & 2
New Teen Titans
Teen Titans Vol. 1
Note: The Flash volume one began with issue #105, which continued the golden-age Flash series Flash Comics.
The Flash #110 (Dec. 1959 - Jan. 1960)
Crisis on Infinite Earths #12 (March, 1986)
|Gardner Fox & Carmine Infantino|
While visiting the lab of his uncle-to-be, Barry Allen (Flash II), Wally's life changed by a seemingly random bolt of lightning duplicated the event that gave Allen his speed, granting Wally identical powers.
Thrilled to be Flash's junior partner, Kid Flash, Wally operated as a member of the Teen Titans and was a super hero all his young life. He grew up the only kid sidekick ever to fulfill the job's inherent promise; when Barry died, it was Wally's responsibility to adopt his costume and identity to become the Flash.