How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)

It's not just love triangles spread across Nightwing and Teen Titans Academy. Though there is quite a bit of that. But also, Bolt, the Flash of the Future State: Suicide Squad gets her name in Teen Titans Adacemy, today.

How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)
Teen Titans Academy #2

A speedster running on prostehtic blades, Alinta was the Flash of the Justice Squad, previously recruited by Amanda Waller of the Suicide Squad and given her powers as a result.

How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)
Future State: Suicide Squad #1

And suffering a rather explosive fate.

How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)
Future State: Suicide Squad #2

In the Future State, she is known as Bolt, but here did she get that name from?

How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)
Teen Titans Academy #2

Turns out it was from Justice Leaguer himself, Cyborg. Who, now that his Teen Titans past has been acknowledged by continuity, can be part of the teaching staff at the Teen Titans Academy.

How Bolt Got Her Name In Teen Titans Academy #2 (Spoilers)
Teen Titans Academy #2

Let her finish the sentence Nightwing, or some folk will decide that she's calling herself Bollocks now. But it may give some background to the upcoming Teen Titans/Suicide Squad crossover coming from the books in the next month or two.

TEEN TITANS ACADEMY #2 CVR A RAFA SANDOVAL
(W) Tim Sheridan (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
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Retail: $3.99  In-Store Date: 04/27/2021

I bought my copy from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, and a larger south-west store in Bromley, with an extensive back issue collection and online store. With a new store planned for Watford, if you are in the neighbourhood, check them out. 

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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