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TJ Burns

Subj: Re: Are those Barry and Iris in the banner? If that's so . . .
Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 08:56:11 am CST (Viewed 283 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Are those Barry and Iris in the banner? If that's so . . .
Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 05:58:20 am CST (Viewed 373 times)



> >
> > ... then there are some things I just thought.At the time Barry died during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, he and Iris were around the same age, right? And they were living together in the 30th Century then;
> > Now, comic time it should have at least been around 5 or 6 years since Barry died. He died, and stopped growing old, right?
> > If we assume that Barry had the same age than Superman, Batman, Hal and the others when they were all members of the League, and during those 5 years or so in which he was dead, the rest of the League members did grow older, unlike him, how much younger is Barry now than both Iris, and the rest of the founding Leageuers?To make it easier: Wally ( as well as Dick and Donna ), was 19 years old at the time of the Crisis. I even remember that he had his 20th birthday at issue #1 of the post-CoIE run, written by Mike Baron. Considering that Barry was always around 10 or so years older than Wally... doesn't his "auscence" make him now much closer to Wally's age than to that of his former teammates of the League? By this same line of thinking, Iris is also now much older than him.If Barry, as well as Iris and the Leaguers, were around 25 to 29 when the Crisis on Infinite Earths happened... let's say, Barry died at 29, five or six years passed... now Wally might be 24 or 25, while the Leaguers and Iris are in their mid-30s... but Barry is still 29. Right?
> > What do you think? Am I confused or what? Any takes on this?
>
> Barry actually should be the same age as his fellow Leaguers, since he spent something like 5 years in the future with Iris before the end.


Ah, so that's the trick, uh? Nice...



Iris, on the other hand, should be ridiculously older than him, based on her appearances post-CRISIS. I'm hoping that this is quietly retconned, though. \:\)



Fair enough.  Thanks for your response!



> TJB



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