After entertaining crippled children at a circus, he then is asked to tell them how he became Captain Flash. As a professor at an atom lab, one day he accidently unsheathed cobalt rays, which gave him incredible powers, and a young boy named Ricky overheard his good fortune, so Keith Spencer decided to take the boy on as a partner.
The Flame; The Kikoos [villains, some die]; Monk [villain].
The Flame has to deal with the wanton killing and robberies staged by a group of weird, spectral creatures called the Kikoo, which came from an island where the government leaders hid them out because of their inferior minds. Unfortunately, led by an evil influence, they are capable of extreme violence, as the Flame discovers.