How old is Bart Allen?

Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio

does anyone know how old he is?

#1 Posted by danhimself (22306 posts) - - Show Bio

he's a little younger than Conner, Cassie, and Tim....I'd say he's probably around 15 or 16

#2 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio

thanks :) 

#3 Posted by JediXMan (29679 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself said:
" he's a little younger than Conner, Cassie, and Tim....I'd say he's probably around 15 or 16 "
Sounds about right.
 
But wasn't he around 18-19 when he took over as Flash during Wally's absence, and then reverted back to 15-16 when he was reborn?
 
.... what I just said is a great argument against time travel...
#4 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually Bart is around 5 or 7 he had accelerated aging due to an accelerated Metabolism 

#5 Posted by danhimself (22306 posts) - - Show Bio
@JediXMan said:
" @danhimself said:
" he's a little younger than Conner, Cassie, and Tim....I'd say he's probably around 15 or 16 "
Sounds about right.  But wasn't he around 18-19 when he took over as Flash during Wally's absence, and then reverted back to 15-16 when he was reborn?  .... what I just said is a great argument against time travel... "
I think the way they explained it was...his youth was left in the speed force when he escaped after taking Superboy Prime there and the Bart that took over for Wally was only half of Bart and would have died anyway without the Rogues
#6 Posted by JediXMan (29679 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
" Actually Bart is around 5 or 7 he had accelerated aging due to an accelerated Metabolism  "
Really? 
 
@danhimself said:
" @JediXMan said:
" @danhimself said:
" he's a little younger than Conner, Cassie, and Tim....I'd say he's probably around 15 or 16 "
Sounds about right.  But wasn't he around 18-19 when he took over as Flash during Wally's absence, and then reverted back to 15-16 when he was reborn?  .... what I just said is a great argument against time travel... "
I think the way they explained it was...his youth was left in the speed force when he escaped after taking Superboy Prime there and the Bart that took over for Wally was only half of Bart and would have died anyway without the Rogues "
So let me get this straight: He was older due to the Speed Force? So how come he's back to being younger?
 
Also, was he 13 when he first joined the Teen Titans? He looked like he was around 13.
#7 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio
@JediXMan: Ya the whole reason he came to the past was he was aging so fast he would be dead of old age by like his first birthday or something so he came back in time so that he could seek help from Max Mercury and Wally West on controlling his powers. He spent all his time in his rapid aging process in a virtual reality helmet the was hyper accelerated so he learned and it was treated like he aged at a normal  rate. So basically he learned to control everything started aging normally and became Impulse.
#8 Posted by Lustwish (531 posts) - - Show Bio

 http://www.hyperborea.org/flash/bart.html
 
 
this might help.

#9 Posted by danhimself (22306 posts) - - Show Bio
@JediXMan:
#10 Posted by JediXMan (29679 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself: 
 
Interesting. Where is that picture from?
 
@Son_of_Magnus:
 
When was this? It intrigues me.
#11 Posted by danhimself (22306 posts) - - Show Bio
@JediXMan: Legion of Three Worlds
#12 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio

i know he's younger then Tim and Connor i'd say he's about 16-17

#13 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio
@JediXMan said:
" @danhimself: 
 
Interesting. Where is that picture from?
 
@Son_of_Magnus:  When was this? It intrigues me. "
It is explained in his Impulse run the best in the first 7 issues of his Impulse run and issue 92 and 93 of Flash
#14 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio
@Lustwish said:
" http://www.hyperborea.org/flash/bart.html   this might help. "

It says that as Impulse he was physically twelve, so if we apply how fast characters age, plus one year later, wouldn't he be around 13 - 14?
#15 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio

I just reread Blackest Night: Teen Titans, he looked to be about the same age as Wonder Girl.

#16 Edited by Treyvoni (33 posts) - - Show Bio

At the start of young justice, in an origins' issue, Bart himself says he's 3 or 15 depending on how you look at it. He was two when he arrived in the past at age two or twelve, but he hyperaged up to 14 within a half hour of his arrival. Since then he's been aging normally (excluding his return from the speedforce in Infinite Crisis - which was explained away by Crisis of 3 Worlds). Assume he came back in Crisis of 3 Worlds issue 3 at the same age that he departed at. He enters school in Manchester at age 2 or 14, joins YJ when 3 or 15, and Teen Titans at the end of YJ (however long that took). so he is at lest 3 and 15 years old.
 
I prefer to think that Bart's age is completely relative. Biologically he's 17ish, but mentally? Chronologically? Emotionally? He's much younger than that.


#17 Edited by batflasharrow96 (445 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think he looks it but it would logically make sense if he was 17-19 to the public (i don't like this either) because in one of the early issues of impulse max mercury said something about bart being very careful with his secret identity and to act like an average 14 year old. about 4 or 5 years has past since then so that would make him the ages above

#18 Posted by htb106 (1641 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm saying 14-15.

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