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DC's Flash Family supposedly gets their powers from things such as hard water and lightning mixing with chemicals -- but ultimately it's supposed to come from something called the "Speed Force." One member of the legion of Flash imitators got his powers in a particularly embarassing manner. He's THE WHIZZER, a hero whose name is bad, considering it sound like he has the power to urinate, but whose secret origin is worse. In a nutshell, he was injected with the blood of a mongoose! Here's how it happened, in USA Comics #1 . . .
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A few Whizzer splash pages!
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The Silver Age Whizzer
Like Jay Garrick, the Whizzer also managed to make it to the Silver Age, sort of. With a yellow and blue costume and a name he "took from an old comic book hero," the new Whizzer fought Giant Man of the Avengers, as seen below...
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We close with Whizzer's entry in the "Guide to the Marvel Universe."
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(3X2(9YZ)4A)!
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