Dark Flash
Nick Name
Hypertime Flash
Civilian ID
Walter "Wally" West
Legal Status
Citizen of an alternative timeline United States with a criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Blue Valley, Nebraska of an alternative timeline.
Group Affiliation

Justice League


Base of Operations

Keystone City, Kansas

Central City, Missouri

Note: Presumably the same cities in an alternative timeline.

180 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Chemically and electrically enhanced ability to tap into the energy known as the Speed Force to achieve speeds just short of light-speed; lend speed to or borrow speed from moving objects, create objects of concentrated Speed Force energy, become intangible by vibrating molecular mass, perform both limited time and inter-dimensional travel and heal personal injuries by accelerating his metabolism.

Note: Velocity beyond light-speed causes a merging with the Speed Force. Flash III is the only person known to return from the other side to the Speed Force barrier.

Common Enemies

Abra Kadabra

Captain Boomerang

Captain Cold

Dr. Alchemy

Folded Man

Heat Wave

King Kobra

Mirror Master II



Weather Wizard

Regularly Appearing
Flash Vol. 2
First Appearance
Flash Vol. 2 #150 (July, 1999)
Mark Waid & Brian Augustyn

Walter West apparently lived out his life much like his counterpart Wallace West (Flash III), except that he was unable to save his future wife, Linda Park's life from the cult leader known as Kobra.

Sick with grief, Walter joined forces with the super-speed villain Savitar, learned his tricks of controlling the Speed Force, and murdered him. Turning his new skills on the criminal element of his timeline, Walter maimed or killed many, making him a wanted fugitive known as the Dark Flash.

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