Think You Know The Flash? Get Featured in DC Universe Encyclopedia!

This week, we’re asking DC fans to submit their fun trivia facts about a character that is been held by three different men, but all have exemplified and expanded the meaning of a hero. For this, we will be focusing on the second - a police scientist, founding member of the Justice League of tomorrow, husband of Iris West - the “Fastest Man Alive”, Scarlet Speedster, Barry Allen!

Let us know all your little-known intel in the comments below, and it could be selected for featuring in our new “Trivia” Encyclopedia section!

Remember – All facts MUST be cited with their source to be considered for- it can be any source! Just be sure you cite it.

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—CITE your facts with a credible source by providing a link, a magazine, commentary, DVD featurettes; anything that can validate your fact.

—If we are not able to VALIDATE your fact, or if it does not fit the tone of our Encyclopedia entries, we may not use the fact right away.

—If REPEAT facts are submitted that we would like to use, the first user to post that fact will receive the credit.

—You can submit AS MANY facts as you’d like! However, submission to this thread DOES NOT guarantee that your fact will be selected for featuring in the Encyclopedia. The selection process is entirely up to the discretion of DC Universe.

——We have RECRUITED our very own @HubCityQuestion master of all trivia, to help sort out the facts and answer the questions you have moving forward in our weekly installments. He remains duty-bound to keep this party going!

—We will be accepting fun facts now through Tuesday, December 17th.

—To ensure your information has not ALREADY BEEN CITED in our existing Encyclopedia, you can find the current Flash entry here:

Let us know all your little-known intel in the comments below, and it could be selected for featuring in our new “Trivia” Encyclopedia section! Anyone whose Fun Facts are selected will receive a rare “Daily Planet Editor” badge!



Barry Allen has quite a few birthdays.

In the 1976 DC Comics Calendar, his birthday was listed as March 19th.

In The Life Story of the Flash, it turned into May 13th.

In the DCEU, Ezra Miller’s Flash swiped an ID card and we can briefly see that he was born on September 30, 1992.

According to the CW adaption of the Flash, Grant Gustin’s Flash is born on March 14, 1989.


Flash Fay is officially February 11th. This day is were the people of Central City Celebrate him.

Source: [UPDATED] Flash Appreciation Week - Extended! | DC Universe Online


Flash is normally Best Friends with Green Lantern

Source: Superheroes: Flash

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In Superman the animated series, the episode Speed Demons is based on a comic book of a famous race between The Flash and Superman to see who’s the fastest man alive.

Source: Superman the animated Series episode Speed Demons and comic book: Superman 199. (Sorry to say DC Universe doesn’t have that comic book.)


Barry served as Elongated Man’s best man at his wedding to Sue Dearbon.

Source: The Flash #119 (1961)


Flash can Fly
While running on solid terrain is Flash’s M.O., he can take flight if need be. He achieve this by spinning like a top, using his vortex abilities to make himself a human tornado, or he can ride over a self-made cyclone

Source: 17 Bizarre Facts About The Flash’s Body | ScreenRant

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