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[Speed Metal arrives - Flash 118]
Base of Operations: 27th-century Central/Keystone City
Occupation: Robot Police Force
First Appearance: Flash v.2 #115 (July 1996)
Origin: c. 2660

After John Fox became the Flash of the 27th Century, scientists in Central City developed Speed Metal, robots capable of moving at super speed that now patrol the city. They are fully deputized to apprehend and, if authorized, execute their targets. Their prime directive is “to serve and protect...the people of the 27th century.” In some instances, they can be outfitted for time travel to pursue fugitives through time.

Text by Kelson Vibber. Do not copy without permission.

Top of Page Primary Sources

  • “Race Against Time Chapter 3: Speed Metal” The Flash (second series) #115 (July 1996), Mark Waid


  • Flash (second series) #118 (October 1996) - Sergio Cariello and Brian Garvey

Significant Appearances

  • Flash #115 (July 1996): “Race Against Time Chapter 3: Speed Metal,” Mark Waid
  • Flash #118 (October 1996): “Cold, Cold Heart,” Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn

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