But his real gift was in character development. The Wally West who inherited the mantle of the Flash from Barry Allen was shallow and self centered. Under Bill Messner-Loebs, Wally slowly became a better person, a better hero. There was no flip of a switch and POW! Wally was a good person. Under Bill’s guidance, Wally sometimes made steps backward but he also made steps forward in a nuanced and relatable journey to coming a hero.
|A photo for Bill Messner-Loebs mashed up with Wonder Woman art by Brian Bolland|