ByShane Hanna, writer at Creators.co
Shane Hanna

First things First, I apologize for my last article I wrote, It had bad spelling and grammar. I shall make sure I write this much better.

For most of this season on The Flash one character has had us all pondering who he is. Zoom. We still know very little about who he might be and what his end goal is. The creators have done nothing but confuse us more with curve ball after curve ball. So many people my self included thought Henry from earth-2 was Zoom. A lot of us thought Jay might have been Zoom. For others it could have been Barry from earth-2. Then the creators threw Hunter Zolomon at us and that stumped us all again. But rest a sure Hunter is not Zoom. So many unsolved riddles yet very few answers. This is my personal theory alone and is all based on evidence that I have gathered from the show.

Remember when I said earth 2 Henry was not Zoom? Well Henry might not be him but John Wesley Shipp is very much Zoom. Not following? What if I told you Zoom is the Flash from the 90s Flash show. Now I know what your thinking. Your asking how this is possible. Well it is through the multiverse Cw is creating. Look at this image below from the latest episode '' Welcome to Earth 2'' and tell me what you see.

An other Flash Joins In
An other Flash Joins In

That is John Wesley Shipp's version of The Flash. So we know now that His version of the Flash is with in the multiverse that the Cw are creating. But how does this prove anything you may ask? Well for one thing it would match up nicely to an older piece of evidence. If you can take a look below.

I'm on to you Zoom.
I'm on to you Zoom.

Zoom's eyes are a match to John's in both shape and color. Plus both men have nearly identical shoulder shape. I'm sure it will take more than this to convince you. This is why I have more. Zoom shows experience with speedforce. Experience that would predate Jay Garrick as Flash on earth 2. He is able to catch and throw lighting , something no one saw coming or new was even possible. Some one like Flash from the 90s has said experience to do this. (Assuming he continued as Flash after the show was ended)

Catches lighting casually.
Catches lighting casually.

Also in a recent interview Tom Cavagnah teased the Zoom Reveal, the quote is below.

"It's awesome...It's one of the best things we've done."

Wouldn't The Flash from the 90s being revealed as Zoom fit that bill? I mean I think so.

Please note from the next 2 paragraphs on this is more speculation than any thing else.

My theory goes as follows: The Flash from the 90's show found a way to earth 2, now I'm not sure how, but for now lets say a cosmic treadmill was his way to earth 2. While there he attempts to save people during the particle accelerator explosion but fails . The resulting explosion mutates his speedforce into the blue lightning we see now. Feeling guilty for failing and not being fast enough he becomes Zoom. His suit symbolizes the disfigured speedster that he once was. This is why he wants to get faster. So in his mind he will never fail again. Now some of you are going to say why would he kill if he is after all a Flash. Have you ever felt guilty? Its a powerful emotion, it can make you do crazy things. For someone like Flash we actually don't have to imagine it. Look at what Barry was dealing with when he felt guilty for Eddy and Ronnie's deaths. He pushed everyone away. Now he might not have killed but he was sorta unstable. One more failure and he could have went off the deep end. But for the 90's Flash he failed quite a few times on his show, failing again on this new earth could have been enough. Add the Damage from the particle accelerator and you have an instant Zoom recipe.

After two years of fighting Jay Garrick we reach the events at the start of season 2 and from there everything is as follows in the show. This explanation works with a lot of other evidence. Harry said and I quote ''I know everything about him, I created Zoom'' This explanation fits that. Not mention having Zoom be the 90s flash would make sense in terms of how fast he is. Having all those years as Flash would make him very fast.

Now some things I admit do not make sense, for example the man in the mask at the end of the last episode. Who is he? Here is my answer.

Henry Allen from earth 1
Henry Allen from earth 1

As the caption from above states this is Henry Allen from earth 1. I believe that Zoom kidnapped Henry sometime during the time the singularity was opened and closed. This is the end of season 1 and start of season 2. Note the suit this man is wearing it looks almost exactly like the prison suit Henry had. The damage the clothing also indicates he has been there for a while. Look at the picture below and tell me what you think.

Same suit because its the same man.
Same suit because its the same man.

Now some are going to ask why he would simply not kill Henry? Would you kill your self if you ever saw a double of you? I would not. He took him and inserted himself into the life Henry.

Still not convinced? How about the fact every other option is proved wrong? Barry from earth- 2 is a powerless nerd, earth - 2 Henry is with his wife, earth- 2 Joe is dead. Eddie Thawne is the only option left because his name is spotted on earth-2 Barry's phone. But my counter to that is the actor who plays him (Rick Cosnett) is no longer on the show).

So this is the only Option left now, The 90's flash is Zoom. No option Remains. Consider Zoom solved.

Cue the mic drop.

Thanks for Reading I do hope you enjoyed the article. Once again if I failed to catch some spelling or grammar I apologize. I write for fun not to be criticized or judged.

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