Is Barry Allen alive in the comics?
In Deadman: Dead Again, Barry is one of the heroes whose spirit Deadman helps to enter Heaven, and the Green Arrow storyline “Quiver” depicts Barry Allen in Heaven.
His spirit seems to still be alive within the Speed Force, along with Max Mercury and other speedsters.
When did Barry Allen become the flash?
Who was the flash before Barry?
How old is Barry Allen in the comics?
He was in his late 20’s when he was originally introduced in 1956. When he was brought back from the dead, his history was retconned so that he was still in his late 20’s, but he’d been the Flash for 5 years, meaning he now became the Flash in his mid-20’s.