The Flash is one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. Since his first appearance over 70 years ago, he has played an important role in comics, TV, animation, The Justice League and is even going to rule the silver screen in 2018.
Anyway, here is a quiz to see how much you know about the Scarlet Speedster. Make sure you let me know your score in the comment section below.
The correct answer is in 1940. The Flash first appeared in the Golden Age Flash Comics #1 (Jan. 1940). Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, this Flash was Jay Garrick, a college student who gained his speed through the inhalation of hard water vapors.
The correct answer is Dexter Myles. He is a former Shakespearean actor, who has been the museum's curator since its founding. Myles was given the job by Barry Allen after his assistance in foiling a robbery.
The correct answer is of course yellow and red. As Kid Flash, Wally wore a yellow suit with red gloves, boots and pants. The thunderbolt insignia was also red, whereas on the Flash's costume, it was yellow.
The correct answer is Elongated Man. He and Barry Allen both originally operated out of Central City, allowing them to team up a number of times. Eventually, Elongated Man enjoyed a long marriage to his wife - Sue.
The correct answer is The Blur. Moreover, Hunter Zolomon (Zoom), Daniel West and The Rival (as well as Professor Zoom) have all been Reverse-Flashes. On the other hand, The Blur is a superhero from Marvel, who also has superhuman speed.
The correct answer is Jonathan Pryce. Traditionally a Flash villain, Shade was fleshed out by James Robinson for use in his "Starman" series. To do this, he based the anti-hero off of English actor Jonathan Pryce. Pryce has appeared in movies such as Brazil (1985), Evita (1996), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, as well as the musical Miss Saigon.
The correct answer is Andy Mientus. Although, his audition for the role of The Flash wasn't successful, he was still cast as the cunning Hartley Rathaway (Pied Piper).
The correct answer is Ghost Rider. He and Flash were merged to become Speed Demon in the crossover event that absolutely shocked every comics fan.
The correct answer is Black Canary. In this issue, although both characters acknowledge their attraction to one another, they refuse to explore it any further than that kiss. The main reason for this decision is that Barry feels that Iris West was his one true love.
The correct answer is iron. Although, possessing super-strength, Girder's body begins to rust when exposed to oxygen, making him easy to defeat.
So, there you have it! I hope that you have found this quiz interesting and hopefully you have learned something new. What is your favorite piece of trivia about The Flash?