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 Events that are widespread (such as red skies or antimatter appearing) are in <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​red</​span></​html>​. Events that are otherwise important are in <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​blue</​span></​html>​. Events in //italics// are not in present time. Events that are widespread (such as red skies or antimatter appearing) are in <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​red</​span></​html>​. Events that are otherwise important are in <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​blue</​span></​html>​. Events in //italics// are not in present time.
  
-==== April, 1985 ====+===== April, 1985 =====
  
   * Three months before the Crisis, the Monitor beams to his satellite Psimon of the Fearsome Five, saving him from being drowned. Psimon remains on the Monitor'​s satellite for the next three months. [Tales of the Teen Titans #58]   * Three months before the Crisis, the Monitor beams to his satellite Psimon of the Fearsome Five, saving him from being drowned. Psimon remains on the Monitor'​s satellite for the next three months. [Tales of the Teen Titans #58]
  
-==== July, 1985 ====+===== July, 1985 =====
  
-=== Saturday, July 13, 1985 ===+==== Saturday, July 13, 1985 ====
  
   * Knowing the Crisis will shortly begin, the Monitor cancels all frequencies to Earth'​s super-criminals and begins scanning Earth-3. [DC Comics Presents #78]   * Knowing the Crisis will shortly begin, the Monitor cancels all frequencies to Earth'​s super-criminals and begins scanning Earth-3. [DC Comics Presents #78]
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   * Alexander Luthor sent to Earth-1. [Crisis #1, p. 9]   * Alexander Luthor sent to Earth-1. [Crisis #1, p. 9]
  
-=== Sunday, July 14, 1985 ===+==== Sunday, July 14, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Wonder Woman encounters a red storm over the Central American nation of Tropidor, foreshadowing red skies over the whole world. ​ She battles the Aztec god Tezcatlipoca,​ who manipulates time and traps her in a repeating loop for several days. [Wonder Woman #​327]</​span></​html>​   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Wonder Woman encounters a red storm over the Central American nation of Tropidor, foreshadowing red skies over the whole world. ​ She battles the Aztec god Tezcatlipoca,​ who manipulates time and traps her in a repeating loop for several days. [Wonder Woman #​327]</​span></​html>​
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   * Batman and Commissioner Gordon learn that Catwoman is back in town. Nightslayer,​ searching for Nocturna, begins killing members of the False-Face Gang. Catwoman, fearing blame for the murders, begins searching for the killer. [Batman #389, pp. 1-2]   * Batman and Commissioner Gordon learn that Catwoman is back in town. Nightslayer,​ searching for Nocturna, begins killing members of the False-Face Gang. Catwoman, fearing blame for the murders, begins searching for the killer. [Batman #389, pp. 1-2]
  
-=== Monday, July 15, 1985 ===+==== Monday, July 15, 1985 ====
  
   * Batman battles Joker and sees Flash disintegrate. [Crisis #2]   * Batman battles Joker and sees Flash disintegrate. [Crisis #2]
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   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​Anti-Monitor strikes at the Guardians through the central power battery.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #2]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​Anti-Monitor strikes at the Guardians through the central power battery.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #2]
  
-=== Tuesday, July 16, 1985 ===+==== Tuesday, July 16, 1985 ====
  
   * Superman and Batman meet Pariah. [Crisis #2]   * Superman and Batman meet Pariah. [Crisis #2]
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   * //​Psycho-Pirate II and Obsidian travel with Arion to ancient Earth-1 Atlantis of 45,000 years ago; Pariah appears; Psycho-Pirate abducted by the Anti-Monitor.//​ [Crisis #2]   * //​Psycho-Pirate II and Obsidian travel with Arion to ancient Earth-1 Atlantis of 45,000 years ago; Pariah appears; Psycho-Pirate abducted by the Anti-Monitor.//​ [Crisis #2]
  
-=== Wednesday, July 17, 1985 ===+==== Wednesday, July 17, 1985 ====
  
   * Monitor examines Alex Luthor. [Crisis #3]   * Monitor examines Alex Luthor. [Crisis #3]
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   * Five thousand citizens of Thanagar die during riots caused by the approaching antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 6]   * Five thousand citizens of Thanagar die during riots caused by the approaching antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 6]
  
-=== Friday, July 19, 1985 ===+==== Friday, July 19, 1985 ====
  
   * Clark Kent is fired from GBS and the Daily Planet after filing an unsubstantiated story about Superman saving a falling satellite that was, in fact, still orbiting Earth. [Superman #410, pp. 1-14]   * Clark Kent is fired from GBS and the Daily Planet after filing an unsubstantiated story about Superman saving a falling satellite that was, in fact, still orbiting Earth. [Superman #410, pp. 1-14]
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   * Starman (Prince Gavyn) of Earth-1'​s universe dies trying to protect his empire from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 9]   * Starman (Prince Gavyn) of Earth-1'​s universe dies trying to protect his empire from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 9]
  
-=== Saturday, July 20, 1985 ===+==== Saturday, July 20, 1985 ====
  
   * Clark Kent cleans out his desk at GBS; Superman subjects himself to a series to tests, scans, and probes to find out why he remembers rescuing a satellite; Lex Luthor, the man responsible for Superman'​s false memory, gloats over Clark Kent's firing. [Superman #410, pp. 15-24]   * Clark Kent cleans out his desk at GBS; Superman subjects himself to a series to tests, scans, and probes to find out why he remembers rescuing a satellite; Lex Luthor, the man responsible for Superman'​s false memory, gloats over Clark Kent's firing. [Superman #410, pp. 15-24]
   * //In the year 2185, Tommy Tomorrow of the Planeteers rescues the population of 16 planets orbiting NCG-2683 from the antimatter cloud.// [Crisis #10, p. 11]   * //In the year 2185, Tommy Tomorrow of the Planeteers rescues the population of 16 planets orbiting NCG-2683 from the antimatter cloud.// [Crisis #10, p. 11]
  
-=== Sunday, July 21, 1985 ===+==== Sunday, July 21, 1985 ====
  
   * Robin II meets Nocturna at the observatory and defends her against Sgt. Harvey Bullock of the GCPD. [Batman #389, pp. 20-23; Detective Comics #556, pp. 2-3]   * Robin II meets Nocturna at the observatory and defends her against Sgt. Harvey Bullock of the GCPD. [Batman #389, pp. 20-23; Detective Comics #556, pp. 2-3]
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   * The Forever People use their powers to protect the citizens of their adopted planet Adon from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 12]   * The Forever People use their powers to protect the citizens of their adopted planet Adon from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 12]
  
-=== Monday, July 22, 1985 ===+==== Monday, July 22, 1985 ====
  
   * The sun rises in the west as Earth'​s axis shifts, then realigns itself by noon. [New Teen Titans v2 #13, p. 21]   * The sun rises in the west as Earth'​s axis shifts, then realigns itself by noon. [New Teen Titans v2 #13, p. 21]
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   * In the otherdimensional Gemworld, the Citadel of Sapphire is destroyed by antimatter. [Crisis #10, p. 13]   * In the otherdimensional Gemworld, the Citadel of Sapphire is destroyed by antimatter. [Crisis #10, p. 13]
  
-=== Tuesday, July 23, 1985 ===+==== Tuesday, July 23, 1985 ====
  
   * Alan Scott and Molly Maynne are married. During the reception, all super-heroic guests are taken by Harbinger, only to reappear two days later on the Monitor'​s satellite. [Infinity Inc. Annual #1; Infinity Inc. #21]   * Alan Scott and Molly Maynne are married. During the reception, all super-heroic guests are taken by Harbinger, only to reappear two days later on the Monitor'​s satellite. [Infinity Inc. Annual #1; Infinity Inc. #21]
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   * Immortal Man seemingly dies while protecting people from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 16]   * Immortal Man seemingly dies while protecting people from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 16]
  
-=== Wednesday, July 24, 1985 ===+==== Wednesday, July 24, 1985 ====
  
   * Outsiders, Titans, Superman, and Batman meet Dr. Light II. [Crisis #4]   * Outsiders, Titans, Superman, and Batman meet Dr. Light II. [Crisis #4]
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   * Swamp Thing protects a deer from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 17-18]   * Swamp Thing protects a deer from the antimatter cloud. [Crisis #10, p. 17-18]
  
-=== Thursday, July 25, 1985 ===+==== Thursday, July 25, 1985 ====
  
   * On John Constantine'​s instructions,​ Swamp Thing travels to San Miguel, California, and saves two people from a bizarre house that is haunted by the historical victims of the Cambridge Repeater (a rifle similar to the Winchester). [Swamp Thing #45]   * On John Constantine'​s instructions,​ Swamp Thing travels to San Miguel, California, and saves two people from a bizarre house that is haunted by the historical victims of the Cambridge Repeater (a rifle similar to the Winchester). [Swamp Thing #45]
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   * The Tornado Champion, a heroic aspect of the Red Tornado, enters the body of Ma Hunkel (the original Red Tornado) on Earth-Two and imbues her with youthful vitality and wind powers. //Note: It is at this point that the Tornado Champion separates itself from the Tornado Tyrant. While the Tornado Champion in Ma Hunkel'​s body becomes a champion as the Red Tornado of Earth-Two, the Tornado Tyrant remains in the Red Tornado'​s android body and is unleashed on Earth-One after that body is destroyed in Crisis #8 and JLA Annual #3.// ["​Junior JSA: Who's Minding the Store?"​]   * The Tornado Champion, a heroic aspect of the Red Tornado, enters the body of Ma Hunkel (the original Red Tornado) on Earth-Two and imbues her with youthful vitality and wind powers. //Note: It is at this point that the Tornado Champion separates itself from the Tornado Tyrant. While the Tornado Champion in Ma Hunkel'​s body becomes a champion as the Red Tornado of Earth-Two, the Tornado Tyrant remains in the Red Tornado'​s android body and is unleashed on Earth-One after that body is destroyed in Crisis #8 and JLA Annual #3.// ["​Junior JSA: Who's Minding the Store?"​]
  
-=== Friday, July 26, 1985 ===+==== Friday, July 26, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:​rgb(255,​0,​0)">​Red skies and stormy weather appear on Earth-X, Earth-4, and Earth-S, three days before antimatter reaches these Earths.</​span></​html>​   * <​html><​span style="​color:​rgb(255,​0,​0)">​Red skies and stormy weather appear on Earth-X, Earth-4, and Earth-S, three days before antimatter reaches these Earths.</​span></​html>​
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   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Swamp Thing learns from John Constantine that, after the Crisis is over, the battle for the spiritual plane will begin, as the Brujeria plan to destroy Heaven, and he must meet the Parliament of Trees next. Swamp Thing returns to Louisiana, while John Constantine leaves to prepare for the coming battle with the Brujeria. [Swamp Thing #46, pp. 14-19]</​span></​html>​   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Swamp Thing learns from John Constantine that, after the Crisis is over, the battle for the spiritual plane will begin, as the Brujeria plan to destroy Heaven, and he must meet the Parliament of Trees next. Swamp Thing returns to Louisiana, while John Constantine leaves to prepare for the coming battle with the Brujeria. [Swamp Thing #46, pp. 14-19]</​span></​html>​
  
-=== Saturday, July 27, 1985 ===+==== Saturday, July 27, 1985 ====
  
   * Firebrand II of Earth-2'​s 1942 leads a group of heroes of the past, consisting of Don Caballero, the Trigger Twins, Black Pirate and Justin, Miss Liberty, Roving Ranger, Golden Gladiator, Silent Knight, Viking Prince, and Valda the Iron Maiden, to save Cape Canaveral. They battle a large group of Native Americans of the past who are attacking it, including Super-Chief,​ Strong Bow, and Arak. These two groups join together and stop Ultra-Humanite,​ who has taken over Cape Canaveral. Cyclotron (Alex Kurtzberger) of 1942 saves his grown-up daughter, Terri-Lynn Rothstein, from Ultra-Humanite,​ who escapes. [All-Star Squadron #54, pp. 18-23; All-Star Squadron #55, pp. 1-16]   * Firebrand II of Earth-2'​s 1942 leads a group of heroes of the past, consisting of Don Caballero, the Trigger Twins, Black Pirate and Justin, Miss Liberty, Roving Ranger, Golden Gladiator, Silent Knight, Viking Prince, and Valda the Iron Maiden, to save Cape Canaveral. They battle a large group of Native Americans of the past who are attacking it, including Super-Chief,​ Strong Bow, and Arak. These two groups join together and stop Ultra-Humanite,​ who has taken over Cape Canaveral. Cyclotron (Alex Kurtzberger) of 1942 saves his grown-up daughter, Terri-Lynn Rothstein, from Ultra-Humanite,​ who escapes. [All-Star Squadron #54, pp. 18-23; All-Star Squadron #55, pp. 1-16]
  
-=== Sunday, July 28, 1985 ===+==== Sunday, July 28, 1985 ====
  
   * Hades makes a pact with Ares to destroy Paradise Island and Mount Olympus, while the Anti-Monitor is revealed to be Hades' secret ally to attack Mount Olympus. [Wonder Woman #329, p. 1]   * Hades makes a pact with Ares to destroy Paradise Island and Mount Olympus, while the Anti-Monitor is revealed to be Hades' secret ally to attack Mount Olympus. [Wonder Woman #329, p. 1]
   * Shadow demons attack Mount Olympus, and three gods are killed, while two more receive serious wounds. [Crisis #10, p. 14]   * Shadow demons attack Mount Olympus, and three gods are killed, while two more receive serious wounds. [Crisis #10, p. 14]
  
-=== Monday, July 29, 1985 ===+==== Monday, July 29, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Antimatter appears on Earth-X, Earth-4, and Earth-S.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #5]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Antimatter appears on Earth-X, Earth-4, and Earth-S.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #5]
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   * Wildcat II eavesdrops on Green Arrow of Earth-2, Atom of Earth-2 and Liberty Belle. [Crisis #7]   * Wildcat II eavesdrops on Green Arrow of Earth-2, Atom of Earth-2 and Liberty Belle. [Crisis #7]
  
-=== Tuesday, July 30, 1985 ===+==== Tuesday, July 30, 1985 ====
  
   * Pariah, Alex Luthor, and Harbinger gather a representative group of super-heroes from each Earth. [Crisis #7]   * Pariah, Alex Luthor, and Harbinger gather a representative group of super-heroes from each Earth. [Crisis #7]
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   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​Harbinger'​s group of heroes battles the Anti-Monitor;​ Supergirl dies.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #7]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​0000FF;">​Harbinger'​s group of heroes battles the Anti-Monitor;​ Supergirl dies.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #7]
  
-=== Wednesday, July 31, 1985 ===+==== Wednesday, July 31, 1985 ====
  
   * Super-heroes and the people of Earth-1 mourn Supergirl. [Crisis #7]   * Super-heroes and the people of Earth-1 mourn Supergirl. [Crisis #7]
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   * Ares and Hades attack Mount Olympus with an army of dead warriors, including Agamemnon, Achilles, Odysseus, and Ajax. Wonder Woman and the Amazons battle the dead warriors to protect Mount Olympus and the gods. Hades breaks his pact with Anti-Monitor and causes his army to return to death. Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor are married by Zeus on Mount Olympus [Wonder Woman #329]   * Ares and Hades attack Mount Olympus with an army of dead warriors, including Agamemnon, Achilles, Odysseus, and Ajax. Wonder Woman and the Amazons battle the dead warriors to protect Mount Olympus and the gods. Hades breaks his pact with Anti-Monitor and causes his army to return to death. Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor are married by Zeus on Mount Olympus [Wonder Woman #329]
  
-==== August, 1985 ====+===== August, 1985 =====
  
-=== Thursday, August 1, 1985 ===+==== Thursday, August 1, 1985 ====
  
   * Superman and Superboy of Earth-Prime travel to Earth-1, and Earth-Prime'​s Superboy disappears into a vortex. [DC Comics Presents #87, pp. 23-24; Superman #414, pp. 7-8]   * Superman and Superboy of Earth-Prime travel to Earth-1, and Earth-Prime'​s Superboy disappears into a vortex. [DC Comics Presents #87, pp. 23-24; Superman #414, pp. 7-8]
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   * Nightwing, Jericho, and Starfire beam aboard a spaceship bound for Tamaran. [New Teen Titans v2 #13, pp. 22-23; New Teen Titans v2 #14, pp. 5-7; Crisis #9, p. 5]   * Nightwing, Jericho, and Starfire beam aboard a spaceship bound for Tamaran. [New Teen Titans v2 #13, pp. 22-23; New Teen Titans v2 #14, pp. 5-7; Crisis #9, p. 5]
  
-=== Friday, August 2, 1985 ===+==== Friday, August 2, 1985 ====
  
   * Firehawk and Cyborg join remaining Titans in Manhattan; Wonder Girl and Firehawk go in search of Wonder Girl's husband Terry Long. [Crisis #9; Fury of Firestorm #42]   * Firehawk and Cyborg join remaining Titans in Manhattan; Wonder Girl and Firehawk go in search of Wonder Girl's husband Terry Long. [Crisis #9; Fury of Firestorm #42]
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   * Harbinger and Flash of Earth-2 recruit Kid Flash to help penetrate Brainiac'​s dimensional barrier. [Crisis #9]   * Harbinger and Flash of Earth-2 recruit Kid Flash to help penetrate Brainiac'​s dimensional barrier. [Crisis #9]
  
-=== Saturday, August 3, 1985 ===+==== Saturday, August 3, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Heroes travel to Earths X, S, and 4 to battle Brainiac'​s horde of villains.</​span></​html>​ Psimon, Shaggy Man, and Chemo are destroyed. Liberty Belle of Earth-4 is murdered. Hawkman of Earth-2 is injured. [Crisis #9, 10; "​Crisis on Infinite Earths: The Villain War"]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Heroes travel to Earths X, S, and 4 to battle Brainiac'​s horde of villains.</​span></​html>​ Psimon, Shaggy Man, and Chemo are destroyed. Liberty Belle of Earth-4 is murdered. Hawkman of Earth-2 is injured. [Crisis #9, 10; "​Crisis on Infinite Earths: The Villain War"]
   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Spectre stops the fighting and explains to everyone the Anti-Monitor'​s plan to travel to the dawn of time and change history.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #10]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​Spectre stops the fighting and explains to everyone the Anti-Monitor'​s plan to travel to the dawn of time and change history.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #10]
  
-=== Sunday, August 4, 1985 ===+==== Sunday, August 4, 1985 ====
  
   * Heroes and villains gather at Earth-1'​s Death Valley and break into two groups. [Crisis #10]   * Heroes and villains gather at Earth-1'​s Death Valley and break into two groups. [Crisis #10]
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   * //Spectre, fueled by the spirits of the super-heroes,​ manages to marginally thwart Anti-Monitor'​s plans to eliminate all universes but the negative-matter universe.// [Crisis #10]   * //Spectre, fueled by the spirits of the super-heroes,​ manages to marginally thwart Anti-Monitor'​s plans to eliminate all universes but the negative-matter universe.// [Crisis #10]
  
-=== Monday, August 5, 1985 ===+==== Monday, August 5, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​One positive-matter universe is born.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #11]   * <​html><​span style="​color:#​FF0000;">​One positive-matter universe is born.</​span></​html>​ [Crisis #11]
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   * Superman of Earth-2, Lois Lane of Earth-2, and Superboy of Earth-Prime travel with Alex Luthor to safety. [Crisis #12]   * Superman of Earth-2, Lois Lane of Earth-2, and Superboy of Earth-Prime travel with Alex Luthor to safety. [Crisis #12]
  
-=== Tuesday, August 6, 1985 ===+==== Tuesday, August 6, 1985 ====
  
   * <​html><​span style="​color:​rgb(255,​0,​0)">​The Crisis over, Shazam separates the combined Earth into five Earths once more: Earth-1, Earth-2, Earth-S, Earth-X, and Earth-4.</​span></​html>​   * <​html><​span style="​color:​rgb(255,​0,​0)">​The Crisis over, Shazam separates the combined Earth into five Earths once more: Earth-1, Earth-2, Earth-S, Earth-X, and Earth-4.</​span></​html>​
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   * Psycho-Pirate is reimprisoned at Arkham Asylum. [Crisis #12]   * Psycho-Pirate is reimprisoned at Arkham Asylum. [Crisis #12]
  
-=== Wednesday, August 7, 1985 ===+==== Wednesday, August 7, 1985 ====
  
   * Earth-X: With the Freedom Fighters stranded on Earth-2, the Nazis of Earth-X begin a widespread campaign to reconquer the world. Within days, they gain much ground thanks to millions of hypnotically controlled sleeper agents embedded throughout society.   * Earth-X: With the Freedom Fighters stranded on Earth-2, the Nazis of Earth-X begin a widespread campaign to reconquer the world. Within days, they gain much ground thanks to millions of hypnotically controlled sleeper agents embedded throughout society.
   * Earth-1: Barry Allen'​s remains are buried. ["The Flash: The Funeral of Barry Allen"​]   * Earth-1: Barry Allen'​s remains are buried. ["The Flash: The Funeral of Barry Allen"​]
  
-=== Thursday, August 8, 1985 ===+==== Thursday, August 8, 1985 ====
  
   * Earth-1: The Flash'​s secret identity of Barry Allen is revealed to the world. Wally West becomes the Flash II. [Crisis #12; "The Flash: The Funeral of Barry Allen"​]   * Earth-1: The Flash'​s secret identity of Barry Allen is revealed to the world. Wally West becomes the Flash II. [Crisis #12; "The Flash: The Funeral of Barry Allen"​]