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 . . .
A few Whizzer splash pages!
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...
We close with Whizzer's entry in the "Guide to the Marvel Universe."