Rewriting What Happened To The Flash In Heroes In Crisis One More Time

Heroes In Crisis by Tom King and Clay Mann was a series that turned Wally West, The Flash, into a mass murderer and, in the process, killed off Roy Harper and Poison Ivy. It was by accident, but he then decided that the best thing to do was to cover up the crime and pin it on Booster Gold and Harley Quinn while trying to make some of it right by leaking all the personal superhero secrets held by The Sanctuary, before handing himself in, and going to jail, though not before he was kneed in the bollocks by Harley Quinn.

Reverse Flash Explains What Wally West Did in Heroes In Crisis

He was later sprung as some kind of cosmic treadmill, and gaining the powers of a God in Flash Forward, who explained what happened was all because Wally West felt lonely, his wife and kids were taken away from him by changing timelines.

Reverse Flash Explains What Wally West Did in Heroes In Crisis

Whispering in the ear of all the Flashes across the decades, playing the role of the serpent, crawling on his belly at super speed.

Reverse Flash Explains What Wally West Did in Heroes In Crisis

Rewriting What Happened To The Flash In Heroes In Crisis One More Time
So none of it, not the explosions, not the deaths, not the coverups, were Wally West's fault. He's in the clear.
Rewriting What Happened To The Flash In Heroes In Crisis One More Time
And he even has Roy Harper willingly accepting his death if it means saving others.
Rewriting What Happened To The Flash In Heroes In Crisis One More Time
All better? Can we forget the bit about him leaking all the Sanctuary data, or will we need yet another storyline to explain that one away as well?

FLASH 2021 ANNUAL #1 CVR A BRANDON PETERSON
(W) Jeremy Adams (A) Brandon Peterson, Fernando Pasarin (CA) Brandon Peterson
The lightning-fast and action-packed "Surge" storyline races to its conclusion as Wally West returns to the present day with a new perspective on the past and a reinvigorated desire to take back the mantle of the Flash. With one last hurdle to leap, Wally puts the past behind him, but he'll need to propel himself further and faster than ever before to do it. Retail: $5.99 In-Store Date: 07/13/2021

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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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