With the possible exception of Green Lantern, the Flash has the most complex history of all of the Justice Leaguers. His stories involve traveling through time and dimensions. So to fill you in on a few of the basics in time for the premiere of his new show, we thought we’d whip up a quick 101 on the Fastest Man Alive.
Any parent knows how difficult it can be chasing after a running child. But what about when the child’s the World’s Fastest Man? We were curious what it’s like guiding and occasionally disciplining a super hero, and so we sat down with Jesse L. Martin, the acclaimed actor who portrays Joe on The CW’s new Flash series, on a recent visit to the DC Comics office in Burbank to ask him.
When Central City CSI investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning in a freak particle accel-erator accident, he awakens after nine months in a coma to discover something extraordinary: he has gained the power to travel at speeds far beyond that of a normal person, transforming him into the Fastest Man Alive. Taking a cue from his friend and ally — the Starling City hero known as Arrow — Barry now uses his superhuman abilities to help protect the people of Central City from a rogues gallery of villains – many from across the DC Universe. And this fall, he’s racing onto television screens across the nation in the all-new television series The Flash!
As Iris West on The Flash, Candice Patton is both a best friend and potential love interest for our hero. But don’t think for a moment she’s merely arm candy. Iris is intelligent, driven and curious, particularly about Central City’s new masked hero. Candice recently spoke with us about her new role, offering her thoughts on love triangles, her favorite super hero [spoiler: it’s not the Flash] and what she would do if she were the one with super speed.
There are a lot of secrets in the world of DC and we know what they are. We’re here to tease you with all the #DCTV Secrets hiding in each episode. If you really want to know some of the answers to these questions, check out the spoiler section... if you dare.
On The Flash, show with no shortage of colorful, uniquely memorable characters, Cisco Ramon stands out due to his sense of humor and youthful enthusiasm, qualities he seems to share with Carlos Valdes, the actor who embodies him. Recently, we had the chance to speak with Carlos about the show and the part he plays in it—a role that holds the promise of even greater heroics as the series goes on.
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Even without lines, Selina Kyle was a standout in the Gotham premiere, so we were thrilled when we recently got a chance to speak to the actress behind her, Camren Bicondova, about what it’s like taking on such an iconic role, how it feels being a part of Batman’s world and what she actually thinks about cats.