How Barry Allen Is Introduced To Wally West For The First Time (Flash Annual 3 Spoilers)

Yesterday, we looked at a preview to Flash Annual #3, seeing Wally West come into physical contact with a new, rebooted, young Wally West. By arresting him.

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Looks like the R still stands for Rudolph.

Today’s with the book’s publication, we get to see the introduction of the two, by a certain Iris West. Created in 1959 as a kid sidekick for The Flash by¬†John Broome¬†and Carmine Infantino, he was originally a young, white, red haired kid. A few things have changed…

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But not too much. So, already that’s a rather fun relationship to kick off with.

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So, this new Wally West, what’s his back story?

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Parental abandonment? How very sterotypical for a superhero. The originally Wally never had it that hard. Indeed Wally was originally President of the Flash Fan Club. This Wally? Not so much…

Flash Annual #3 is published today by DC Comics. Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, who will be presenting a live Orbital podcast event on Saturday for Free Comic Book Day, from 3pm to 7pm, with plenty of surprise comic creator guests!

 

 

 

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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