Warning: the next comprises spoilers for The Flash #786, on sale now from DC Comics.
The Flash has greater than ever been a guide about household, with Wally West’s family reunited and making tracks as soon as once more. This would not simply embrace his speedster daughter Irey West, nevertheless, with one other shut member of Wally’s household lately getting in on the motion. Believing herself initially to be pregnant, Wally’s spouse Linda has lately developed Speed Force velocity of her personal.
Now, through the tumultuous occasions of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Flash Family of speedsters is looking on all of its members to stave off evil. This now consists of Linda Park-West, who lastly dons a dressing up 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 weak. This has them teaming up into totally different teams, considered one of 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 youngsters 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 turn into a superhero and struggle the great struggle. 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 in addition utilizing a dressing up that he had made, the superheroic Linda Park is immediately recognizable as a real member of the Flash Family. The masks itself resembles the pink circles round Max Mercury’s eyes, whereas the pink prime and blue bottoms combo could be very a lot a remix of Jay Garrick’s extra street-level costume. Linda additionally has orange gloves on, recalling the go well with that Jesse Quick wears. This amalgam Flash costume is the right factor for Linda to be carrying alongside her husband, showcasing her transition from the considerably aggravated girlfriend of the youthful Wally, to his dutiful and apprehensive spouse, and now his crime-fighting equal.
As talked about, Linda solely lately got here into the usage of 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 may be pregnant, with the reason being that Linda is by some means drawing from the speedster powers of her unborn little one. Whatever the reason being, Linda is now becoming a member of her husband and kids on the entrance traces of heroism, placing on a dressing up and becoming a member of the Flash Family like by no means earlier than.