Warning: the next incorporates spoilers for The Flash #786, on sale now from DC Comics.
The Flash has greater than ever been a e book about household, with Wally West’s family reunited and making tracks as soon as once more. This does not simply embrace his speedster daughter Irey West, nonetheless, with one other shut member of Wally’s household not too long ago getting in on the motion. Believing herself initially to be pregnant, Wally’s spouse Linda has not too long ago developed Speed Force velocity of her personal.
Now, in the course of the tumultuous occasions of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Flash Family of speedsters is asking on all of its members to stave off evil. This now consists of Linda Park-West, who lastly dons a fancy dress of her personal. These duds completely encapsulate the legacy of the Flash household, all whereas giving Linda her personal distinctive look.
Deathstroke’s Army Draws the Ire of All Speedsters – Including Linda Park
The present happenings of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths see former Teen Titans villain Deathstroke, a.ok.a. Slade Wilson attacking the world on all fronts. To make issues worse, the latest “passing” of the Justice League has left the DC Universe’s heroes susceptible. This has them teaming up into totally different teams, one among which incorporates the Flash Family. With the Justice League gone, Barry Allen is not amongst their quantity, however a number of different fleet-of-foot heroes are.
Wally West rushes into the heroes’ present headquarters, joined by his cousin Wallace, his kids Irey West and Jai West, in addition to the Golden Age Jay Garrick Flash, Max Mercury, and his spouse Linda Park. Wonder Woman’s sister Donna Troy is shocked to see Linda with the identical velocity powers that Wally and the gang have, with Linda nonetheless not sure of precisely how she developed them. Seeing the hazard that she and the others are about to race into, particularly since she and Wally’s youngsters are concerned, Linda is aware of that it is time to grow to be a superhero and combat the great combat. She makes her transition into heroism official with a really acquainted costume.
Linda Park’s Superhero Costume Embraces the Entire Flash Family
Asking Mr. Terrific for a spare masks and likewise utilizing a fancy dress that he had made, the superheroic Linda Park is immediately recognizable as a real member of the Flash Family. The masks itself resembles the purple circles round Max Mercury’s eyes, whereas the purple prime and blue bottoms combo may be very a lot a remix of Jay Garrick’s extra street-level costume. Linda additionally has orange gloves on, recalling the swimsuit that Jesse Quick wears. This amalgam Flash costume is the right factor for Linda to be sporting alongside her husband, showcasing her transition from the considerably aggravated girlfriend of the youthful Wally, to his dutiful and frightened spouse, and now his crime-fighting equal.
As talked about, Linda solely not too long ago got here into using the Speed Force, and it nonetheless hasn’t been defined the way it occurred. She wasn’t struck by lightning like Barry and Wally, with the same triggering incident additionally being absent. She and Wally suspect that she is perhaps pregnant, with the reason being that Linda is one way or the other drawing from the speedster powers of her unborn youngster. Whatever the reason being, Linda is now becoming a member of her husband and kids on the entrance strains of heroism, placing on a fancy dress and becoming a member of the Flash Family like by no means earlier than.