While "Flash" was the name of a popular superhero in the 1970's, today the term ...
The Flash is a name shared by several DC Comics superheroes. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics #1 (1940).
Barry Allen is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe and the second Flash. He first appeared in Showcase #4 (Oct. 1956), created by writers Gardner Fox and Bob Kanigher and penciler Carmine Infantino.
Jay Garrick is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe and the first to use the name Flash.
The Flash was a throwaway character in Amalgam Comics, first mentioned in JLX #1.
Flash is a science fiction novel by L. E. Modesitt.