Kid Flash (Wally West) is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC comics universe. Created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, as a junior counterpart to The Flash. The first incarnation of the character, debuted in The Flash (vol. 1) #110 (1959). Wally made regular appearances in Flash related comic books and other DC Comics publications from 1959 through the mid-1980s until the character was reinvented as the new version of The Flash.