- Linda Park
- Mainstream Universe, 1986-2011
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Mainstream Universe, 1986-2011
Linda Jasmine Park-West
Linda Kiyo Park [ 1 ]
( father )
( husband )
Rick Shavers ( ex-husband )
Pak ( uncle ) [ 2 ]
Kim ( aunt )
Yi ( cousin )
Seyjong ( cousin )
Lisa Park (mother) John Park (father) Wally West (husband) Jai and Iris West II (children)Rick Shavers (ex-husband)Pak (uncle)Kim (aunt)Yi (cousin)Seyjong (cousin)
See Allen Family for complete family tree
Reading: Linda Park (New Earth)
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William Messner-Loebs · Greg LaRocque
|The Flash Vol 2 #28
Linda Park is the girlfriend and by and by wife of the Flash ( Wally West ). She is a reporter in Keystone City and the mother of Jai and Irey.
Linda Jasmine Park was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Lisa and John Park, a third base generation Iowa family of korean origin. [ 3 ] early in her career as a reporter for Channel 2 News in New York City, she was accused of only being sympathetic towards Koreans. [ 4 ] At some point, Linda married Rick Shavers, a chemist for Royal Industries. She late admitted it was the stupidest thing they could have done. In two weeks, they got an abrogation. She first met Wally West when she was sent to Swainsville, New Mexico, to cover the Porcupine Man incident. She ran into him again in New York while covering a series of killings of dispossessed people by the mysterious Comforter. She perceived him as arrogant and unconcerned for real people. [ 4 ]
After Wally moved to Keystone, she encountered him while covering the death of the police foreman, obviously at the hands of the Joker. wally dally with her a little bit, but she placid thought he was an idiot. He did, however, invite her to a short housewarming celebration and a concert after this. Her relationship with Wally grew, but they would not see each other as frequently in order to start a serious relationship. Linda was soon offered a job at a station in Midway City, but as she was leaving Keystone, wally intercepted her gearing and convinced her to stay with him. [ citation needed ] At some luff, Linda switched from working at Channel 2 News to WKEY Channel 4 News. When Frances Kane showed up again on Wally ‘s life, Linda feared that she did not belong on Wally ‘s liveliness as he was constantly surrounded by heroes. however, Linda and Frances had a fiddling talk, and Wally last came to terms with his feelings about his Frances. After this whole event, Linda and Wally ultimately declared their love for the first time. [ citation needed ]
As part of her job, Linda uncovered that it was Art Valentine, and not Klaus Norwood as it had been hanker suspected, that was behind Razer ‘s attack on Valentine Group developments. [ citation needed ] Linda then began investigating the disappearances of many religious cults from Keystone, resulting in her being attacked by several of Kobra ‘s ninja until rescued by Argus. Teaming up with Pied Piper, Linda and Argus managed to hold the ninja off until Wally and Bart came back. The ninja did succeed in stealing her research. [ citation needed ] When Wally returned from his first base brush against the Speed Force, Linda felt that he was hiding from her, a find that was confirmed when she overheard him tell Max Mercury that he had flatly lied to her.
Linda continued her investigation into Kobra, but she kept turning up dry, with relegate files and unresponsive sources barring her direction. however, with the assistant of Iris Allen, she was able to dig up some information, pointing to Kobra ‘s concern in the respective sources of energy in Keystone. [ citation needed ] Linda, Piper and Iris confronted Kobra, who tried to eliminate Linda, as Flash had learned would happen. Flash arrived in time to save Linda, but he sealed his own destiny by entering the Speed Force. Linda attempted to lash back at Kobra with Piper ‘s help. Linda believed Wally was gone forever, but he managed to return and later, he revealed that her presence allowed him to come back. [ citation needed ] Despite all of this, Linda was still afraid of not belonging in Wally ‘s worldly concern. He used his new baron of giving others his focal ratio to show her what it is like to have super-speed, but it was only a begin to healing their relationship. finally, Linda received a call from her ex-husband Rick, about Royal Industries, his employer. He had found out some information, and wanted her to come out to Harriston, Massachusetts to investigate. Wally and Linda travelled there together, but found Rick ‘s soundbox in the morgue. Flash helped Linda solve the mystery of his death, despite him being upsted learning about Rick for the first time. [ citation needed ] After last overcoming her doubts and fears, Linda came to terms with the fact that she was deeply in love with The Flash, a super-hero and that it did not meant that she had to change at all. Linda and Wally former married .
As a marital couple, Linda and Wally tried to live a normal life, but Flash was constantly needed when dangerous troubles struck in township. [ 5 ] Linda was late reporting on the atypical activities of Keith Kenyon and she tried to contact the Pied Piper, unaware that she had been marked as the next victim of the Cicada Cult. [ 6 ] Moments late, Linda witnessed how Magenta carried an unconscious mind Wally away and she tried to contact Jesse Quick for help, to no avail. When Linda returned base, she found a card with a message, thanking her for her sacrifice. Seconds after this, the unharmed locate was blown to bits in a massive plosion. [ 7 ] fortunately, she was saved in the last minute by Jesse and a few moments later, wally joined her and learned of the end of their dwelling. As a consequence, Wally and Linda decided to move back to downtown Keystone City. [ 8 ] On their new apartment, Linda tried to have a nice dinner nox with her husband and parents, but Wally was forced to leave them in order to fight a new freak by the identify of Tar Pit. [ 9 ] After this position was under control, there was a virus outbreak in Iron Heights, and Wally asked Linda not to create panic in the city by informing them about the virus on the media. After pondering her site, Linda decided to quit her job for her husband ‘s sake. [ 10 ] Days by and by, Linda and Wally were told by Officer Chyre that Wally was credibly the father of Julie Jackam ‘s son. however, it was soon revealed that Josh ‘s church father was in fact the Weather Wizard, who attacked Flash and tried to retrieve his son. [ 11 ] Linda protected Josh american samoa well as she could until the villain was defeated by Flash. [ 12 ]
Linda soon became pregnant with twins, but during the early on months of her pregnancy she was attacked by Zoom, which caused her to miscarry the twins. After Zoom was defeated, Wally asked the Spectre to remove the Flash ‘s identity from everyone – including Wally and Linda. After she remembered, Linda left to rethink her life. She returned to Wally after taking some time away. A belated struggle between Zoom and Flash spontaneously restored her pregnancy and she gave birth to the twins .
A battle with Superboy-Prime caused Wally to disappear. He appeared in front of Linda, telling her he was disappearing. Holding the twins, Linda kissed wally as they disappeared. They were sent to an surrogate reality, where she was raising the twins with her conserve .
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Linda, along with Wally and their children, was brought spinal column to earth by seven members of the Legion of Super-Heroes using lightning rod devices. [ 13 ] Since returning, Linda and Wally have been raising their children privately, though it has been difficult dealing with Jai and Iris ‘ budding super-powers. awful that these raw powers might prove damaging, the Wests brought them to the Prague lab of the controversial scientist Doctor Niles Caulder. [ 14 ]
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