In fact, every version of the Flash has beaten Superman at one time or another. The question of whether Superman or The Flash is truly the fastest hero in the DC Universe has been the source of fan debate for decades. Who is Faster Superman, Reverse Flash, Flash (Barry Allen), Flash (Wally West), or Zoom? The Flash officially won the race. It is a question that has bothered comic book fans for many, many years and has inspired various races between the … All of them are the most current versions of them selves. So, while Superman is fast, Flash really is the fastest man alive. In the comics, The Flash is indeed faster than Superman – which makes sense. And if going faster than the fastest man alive is what it takes, then DC just showed that Superman has it in him to do it. A recent issue of The Flash features a rematch in which Superman loses, with the series' writer, Josh Williamson, claiming that Flash is objectively faster. Superman of course has super-hearing, and overhears Luthor's plans and decides to use all of his yellow-sun-given-powers to beat the Flash so that the $1B donation is inked. 1. Who is faster – Superman or the Flash? 2. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster in 1933. While Superman is faster than a speeding bullet, in almost every documented case Flash beats Superman. WALLY WEST (FLASH) The scan speaks for itself. Flash's responds with "Yeah, but those other races were for charity." Namely, generally speaking – Superman is slower, but even Wally West – who is the fastest Flash and has beat Superman in a race – has stated that given enough motivation, Superman could get a big enough boost to gain extra speed and become faster than any of the Speedsters. KEEP READING: DC Proves Why Superman Can't Defeat Shazam! Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. 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