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4/20/2023 3:24 pm  #1

Flash (Jay Garrick)

FLASH (Jay Garrick)

Real Name: Jason Peter Garrick

Occupation: Chemist, crimefighter

Identity: Secret

Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record

Other Aliases: None

Place of Birth: Keystone City

Marital Status: Married

Known Relatives: Joan Garrick (wife)

Group Affiliation: Justice Society of America

Base of Operations: Keystone City, Kansas

First Appearance: Flash Comics #1 (January 1940)

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 195 lbs.

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Powers: Flash possesses the ability to move at superhuman speeds, with a top speed of around 770 miles per hour. He can vibrate his molecules to phase through solid objects and create whirlwinds by spinning his arms at high speeds. He also has enhanced reflexes and agility, as well as the ability to heal quickly.

History: Jason Garrick was a college student at Keystone University when he accidentally inhaled hard water vapors while working on an experiment. The exposure gave him superhuman speed and agility, and he donned a winged helmet and red shirt with lightning bolts to become the superhero known as the Flash.

Flash quickly became a popular hero in Keystone City, where he fought against a variety of criminals and villains. He was a founding member of the Justice Society of America, a team of superheroes who fought against threats both foreign and domestic.

During World War II, Flash joined the military and fought against the Axis powers. He continued to serve as a hero for many years, even after the war ended.

In later years, Flash would take on new villains and threats, including the villainous speedster Savitar and the demon Neron. He also served as a mentor to younger speedsters like Wally West and Bart Allen.

Personality: Flash is a fun-loving and lighthearted hero, known for his quick wit and sense of humor. He is deeply committed to justice and protecting the innocent, but he also enjoys the thrill of using his powers to run and explore the world around him.

Equipment: Flash's only piece of equipment is his winged helmet, which he uses to protect his identity and keep his hair in place while running.

Weaknesses: Flash's greatest weakness is his over-reliance on his powers. He often charges headlong into danger without thinking, assuming that his speed will be enough to overcome any obstacle. He is also vulnerable to attacks that target his vibration powers, which can leave him temporarily immobilized.

Summary: Flash is one of the oldest and most respected heroes in the DC Universe. A chemist who gained superhuman speed after a laboratory accident, Flash has fought against some of the most dangerous villains in the world. His lighthearted personality and quick wit have endeared him to fans for decades, and his legacy continues to be felt to this day.

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