The Flash #792 shows DC’s One-Minute War heating up and puts a stamp on the fact that the members of the Scarlet Speedster’s family are faster than Superman.
The age-old debate among fans of who is faster between Superman and The Flash has been a topic of discussion for years. It appears to be a straightforward question, as one superhero’s primary power is speed, while the other has super-speed as only one of many abilities. However, in recent times, it has been generally accepted that The Flash is faster than Superman. But The Flash #792 (written by Jeremy Adams, illustrated by Roger Cruz, Wellington Dias, and colored by Luis Guerrero, lettered by Rob Leigh) provides more fuel to this argument by verifying that all speedsters are quicker than the Man of Steel.
In the ongoing debate among fans about who is faster – The Flash or Superman – recent comic book release The Flash #792 by Jeremy Adams, Roger Cruz, Wellington Dias, Luis Guerrero, and Rob Leigh has added more fuel to the fire by confirming that all speedsters, not just The Flash, are faster than the Man of Steel. In the issue, Kid Flash and Impulse steal a Fraction vehicle to help Barry Allen understand their technology better, only to find several heroes and villains, including Superman, frozen inside the vehicle. This implies that while other speedsters could handle the shift in perception caused by the Fraction, Superman could not, indicating that all speedsters indeed surpass Superman’s speed, and not just The Flash.
The Rivalry Between The Flash and Superman
For many years, the question of who was faster between Superman and the Flash has sparked a friendly rivalry between the two heroes. While the Flash’s speed is fueled by the Speed Force, Superman’s speed stems from his physiology as a Kryptonian. Despite Superman’s impressive speed feats and recent power developments, fans have continued to debate whether he is faster than the Flash or not.
In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that the Flash has surpassed Superman in terms of speed. It’s not just a matter of raw speed, but rather the Flash’s ability to have greater control over his speed powers. He can perform incredible feats such as phasing through solid objects, time travel, and even crossing dimensions, none of which Superman can do. Therefore, it’s safe to say that the Flash is faster than Superman.
Every Member of the Flash Family is Faster Than Superman
Until now, the question of who was faster between Superman and the two Flashes, Barry Allen and Wally West, had been widely debated. However, the recent appearance of the Fraction on Earth has raised new questions about the speed hierarchy among superheroes. While only Barry and Wally had previously challenged Superman in races, the Fraction’s abilities have indicated that all speedsters may be faster than the Man of Steel. The fact that Superman was unable to handle the sudden shift in the speed force caused by the Fraction, while other speedsters were able to, suggests that they are all likely capable of outrunning him.
Admittedly, these are exceptional situations. In regular circumstances, it’s improbable that younger speedsters such as Irey West or Kid Flash could surpass Superman in speed. Superman has been utilizing his powers for a longer time, and they have yet to explore the full scope of their abilities. The conclusion of this issue simply implies that all speedsters have the potential to be faster than Superman when they reach the pinnacle of their powers.