The Flash #9 [Carmine Di Giandomenico Cover]
(December 2016)

DC, 2016 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
2016-10-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941341842 00911
Editing
Brian Cunningham (editor); Amedeo Turturro (assistant editor); Diego Lopez (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Wally West] (original Wally West); Kid Flash [Wally West] (second Wally West)
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Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of The Flash (1959 series) #123 by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson. Carmine Di Giandomenico signed the cover "Carmine to Carmine".

Kid Flash of Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flash / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Joshua Williamson
Pencils
Jorge Corona
Inks
Jorge Corona
Colors
Ivan Plascencia
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Kid Flash [Wally West] (second Wally West); unnamed editor; The Flash [Wally West] (original Wally West); Gorilla Grodd (vision); Captain Cold [Leonard Snart] (vision); The Shade (vision); Prof. Zoom (Eobard Thawne] (vision); Chunk; Reverse Flash [Daniel West] (flashback); Rudy West (flashback); Mary West (flashback)
Synopsis
As Barry and the new Kid Flash rescue people from a collapsing bridge, the original Wally West shows up to help them. When the two Wallys touch, Barry experiences speed force feedback and sees visions of a possible future and behaves arrogantly, seemingly momentarily possessed by Prof. Zoom. Under the influence of Zoom, Barry reveals to the second Wally that his uncle Daniel, the Reverse Flash, is in reality Wally's father. Upset at this revelation, and that Barry had withheld this information from him previously, the second Wally storms off, but is consoled by the original Wally.
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Indexer Notes

The confusing lineage of the second Wally West is clarified. In The Flash 2011 series, the second Wally referred to Daniel West, the Reverse Flash, as uncle Daniel. In DC Universe: Rebirth #1 (2016), the original Wally states that the second Wally is a cousin that he never met who is the son of Daniel West. Presumably, this was a re-set as part of Rebirth. This seemed to be contradicted in issue #8 as well as Teen Titans: Rebirth #1 (2016), where the second Wally again referred to Daniel as his uncle. However, in this issue, Barry tells the second Wally that Daniel is in fact his father, even though Wally had erroneously believed him to be his uncle.

Barry and the original Wally do not tell the second Wally who the original Wally really is, Barry refers to him as another Flash whom he had previously trained. Barry has also not yet revealed his own identity to the second Wally. The original Wally does not reveal his existence to Iris, he wants to wait until they discover who is behind their missing years.

Barry has one final vision of an object that he does not recognize, but it appears to be the helmet of Jay Garrick, who has not been seen in the DC Universe since the New 52 began.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. Kid Flash of Two Worlds!
    The Flash
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