Heroes Unmasked: How secret are secret identities?

The Fast And The Curious

Turns out The Flash is easily forgettable.
Turns out The Flash is easily forgettable.
Photo courtesy DC Comics

Comic Book Icon: The Flash

Secret Identity: Wally West, one-time Kid Flash and nephew of the Silver Age Flash, Barry Allen

Allies aware of true identity: Linda Park (Wife), The Justice League of America (Each current member of the JLA revealed their identities to each other. This includes Aquaman, Batman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Plastic Man, Superman and Wonder Woman.)

Enemies aware of true identity: None

Total: 8

Chances of being exposed in the near future: Minimal. The Flash's identity was once public knowledge, but after losing his unborn child to arch-foe, Professor Zoom, Wally West agreed to accept an offer from the supernatural being known as the Spectre to make the entire world forget that he was the Flash. Only those closest to Wally, including his wife and members of the JLA, have eventually remembered his dual identity. With no villains quick enough to decipher the truth, The Flash is in the clear ... for now.