Flash or Flash ?

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#1 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (2982 posts) - - Show Bio

Alrighty then if you can pick a hero to be wich one would you pick? The Flash (Barry Allen) or The Flash (Wally West)? and Why?
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#2 Posted by BatteredArmor (6234 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry
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#3 Posted by The Stegman (38268 posts) - - Show Bio

i predict the popular answer will be Wally

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#4 Posted by ravisher (732 posts) - - Show Bio

i grew up with wally but i pick barry 
wish  i could pick both

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#5 Posted by Billy Batson (59947 posts) - - Show Bio

WALLY. 

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#6 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (2982 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting so far we have 2 for Barry and 2 for Wally but nobody said why?
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#7 Edited by the_tree (8607 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry, I'm a fairly new reader, so I've never read much Wally. 
I liked the few Wally stories I read, but I liked the Barry ones I've read more, and I like Barry's personality and history better.

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#8 Posted by super_psycho (2843 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally

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#9 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1288 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry. He's far superior.

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#10 Posted by Primmaster64 (21668 posts) - - Show Bio

Not sure why they didn't use Barry in JLU.

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#11 Posted by KainScion (2991 posts) - - Show Bio

same guy. same powers. only difference is that one or the other hasnt had the opportunity to do what the other one did.

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#12 Posted by Billy Batson (59947 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
Not sure why they didn't use Barry in JLU.

Wasn't Barry dead during JLU? 

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#13 Posted by Primmaster64 (21668 posts) - - Show Bio
@Billy Batson: in comics...yes
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#14 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (2982 posts) - - Show Bio
@CrimsonAvenger
What you said barry is far superior to Wally? While all speedsters are powered by the force, Wally mainlines the power from the force itself and cannot be cut off from the source, unlike the others. Wally is the fastest of all the Flashes and the fastest man that ever lived. He is arguably the fastest being that has ever existed.He is currently fast enough to easily break all the barriers and even enter the Speed Force. Wally has, on several occasions, traveled much faster than light and been pulled into and exited the Speed Force by his own volition. The Flash is considered to be one of the most formidable and powerful meta-humans on the planet.
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#15 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (17392 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
@Billy Batson: in comics...yes
i guess Mcduffie liked Wally that better
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#16 Posted by Billy Batson (59947 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  

Then it would have been somewhat annoying to the fans if it wasn't Wally. 

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#17 Posted by Primmaster64 (21668 posts) - - Show Bio

Alright...but I read that Wally won't be in comics for a while.

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#18 Posted by Billy Batson (59947 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
Alright...but I read that Wally won't be in comics for a while.

That would be correct. 

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#19 Posted by Primmaster64 (21668 posts) - - Show Bio
@Billy Batson: Kinda sad. But they wanna focus on Barry.
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#20 Posted by ThanosIsMad (2448 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally.  But I don't care anymore, as long as his costume is noticeably different than Barry's.

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#21 Edited by BatteredArmor (6234 posts) - - Show Bio
@Kid_Omega_Prime
Oh the reason i said barry is because he is the speedfoarce it is literally not possible to be faster than him whatever wally does he just can't be faster sad but true....not really sad but still
 
 
I can't unbold it i only meant to bold the if
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#22 Posted by StarKiller809 (1727 posts) - - Show Bio

They are both fine. I grew up with Wally, but I've read more of Bary. This is a debate that has no right of wrong answer. I think DC Comics could make everyone happy and make them both the Flash.

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#23 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally. I grew up with him and he's a lot more interesting as a character.

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#24 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (2982 posts) - - Show Bio

What? How did Barry become the Speed Force?

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#25 Posted by ReVamp (23015 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry. I prefer Wally in general, but right now I want barry to have his show.

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#26 Posted by Larkin1388 (1826 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Barry more than Wally. But sometimes I have a hard time telling a difference between the costumes.

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#27 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (11524 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally West

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#28 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38932 posts) - - Show Bio
Barry.
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#29 Posted by caesarsghost (578 posts) - - Show Bio

I personally choose Barry because I loved his classic Silver Age stories, and Rebirth was one of my favorite arcs of all time. I find him more compelling because he has this unwavering moral compass yet he is not a total buzz kill. I mean, he sacrificed himself to stop Antimonitor in one of the most heroic acts ever seen in comics. Of course this is no disrespect to Wally, who I found to be fun and interesting in his stories but I have just always liked Barry better.

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#30 Posted by Sir_Deadpool (491 posts) - - Show Bio

I prefer Wally. Just grew up with the Justice League series (animated) when wally was in there. He is more funny and I enjoyed him more

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#31 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

Wally. He's the best Flash.

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#32 Posted by kennybaese (1241 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kid_Omega_Prime said:

@CrimsonAvenger: What you said barry is far superior to Wally? While all speedsters are powered by the force, Wally mainlines the power from the force itself and cannot be cut off from the source, unlike the others.

I guess I'm not sure in DCnU, but in the Johns run on Flash leading up to it, Barry discovered that he was the generator of the Speed Force, so I don't think he could really be separated from it either, and theoretically is more powerful than Wally as a result.

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#33 Posted by caesarsghost (578 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry. Always Barry.

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#34 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

Barry Allen

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#35 Posted by gotwillpower (718 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Barry, but I wish it was Wally so that Flash could fill the jokester role in the Justice League. Having Hal in that position has been awkward.

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