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Archie Comics Sonic versus Wally West! The fastest Flash against the fastest Sonic!
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Flash VS Sonic is the 132nd episode of Death Battle, featuring Wally West from DC Comics and Archie Sonic from the Sonic the Hedgehog series in a battle between ridiculously overpowered comic book speedsters. Flash was voiced by Joshua Waters and Sonic was voiced by Nicholas Andrew Louie.

Interlude

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Wiz & Boomstick
by Brandon Yates
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We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Wiz: Speed. It's the ultimate sensation on the human body.

Boomstick: And today, we're pittin' together two of the fastest characters out there.

Wiz: With these two, speed is far more than simply moving fast.

We cut to the combatants' name cards.

Wiz: Wally West, the fastest Flash from DC Comics.

Boomstick: And Sonic from Archie Comics, the most supersonic Sonic of all the Sonics.

We cut back to Wiz and Boomstick.

Boomstick: He's Wiz and I'm Boomstick.

Wiz: And it's our job to analyze their weapons, armor, and skills to find out who would win... a Death Battle.

The Flash

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Mobilised Forces
by Terry Devine-King
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Wiz: The year was 1985, and the multiverse was in crisis. Infinite earths were on the brink of total annihilation.

Boomstick: But one man could save the day by running really, really, really fast. The Flash. Aaahhh!~

Wiz: To save everything and everyone, Barry Allen sacrificed his life.

Boomstick: But the Flash wasn't all gone. Barry had a sidekick. You might say, a pro-tee-gee.

Wiz: Protégé.

Boomstick: Wally West!

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Vengeance
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Wiz: Despite the impressive amount of coincidences Barry needed to gain his speed, many others have possessed the powers of the Scarlet Speedster. But for Wally, his own coincidence is unparalleled.

Boomstick: Let's see, President of the Flash Fan Club, nephew to Flash's girlfriend, who introduced him, visited while Flash had a chemical lab set up exactly like it was when he got his powers, then, just like Barry, Wally got struck by lightning that knocked him into the chemicals, and boom! Flash powers. I would say this kid was super lucky, but... he did get struck by lightning.

Wiz: The true reason, because Speed Force. A dimension of infinite kinetic energy, which all Flashes draw their power from.

Boomstick: And the DC writers' favorite scapegoat for retcons.

Wiz: With his newfound ability, Wally joined Barry's crime-fighting heroics as Kid Flash. Strong of head and light of heart, he was more than a sidekick. He was a surrogate son.

Boomstick: So, when Barry went poof, naturally, Wally stepped up to be the next Crimson Comet himself.

Wiz: As the Flash...

Boomstick: Aaahhh!~

Wiz: Stop doing that! Wally obviously possesses incredible speed, easily surpassing that of light. He can run nonstop for multiple days.

Boomstick: Forget runnin', this guy looks at reality and spits in its face before givin' it a swirlie.

Wiz: Wally can manipulate each and every one of his molecules to, for instance, survive the inside of a black hole. Barry even once regenerated from a cloud of gas.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Boomstick: I bet he never has any trouble with NARBs.

Wiz: NARBs?

Boomstick: No Apparent Reason Boners? They're devious. Always poppin' up where you least expect 'em.

Wiz: Wally can create tornadoes, toss lightning, and heal from deadly blows. These techniques are rooted in scientific theory and often require a mathematical mindset. For example, by vibrating his body at very precise frequencies, he can turn invisible, phase through objects, tear things apart while phasing through them, and even enter fourth-dimensional space.

Boomstick: So, you're sayin' he'd never be able to do any of this if he was dumb.

He sips a beer.

Wiz: Well, that's exactly what I decided to find out when I laced your beer with cosmic kinetic energy.

Boomstick's eyes widen, while the monitor changes to a static screen of the Death Battle logo.

Wiz: It'll kick in later.

We cut back to the analysis.

Wiz: With a touch, Wally can steal another's speed and use it for himself. Specifically, he can take a person's kinetic energy, instantly stopping them in their tracks or even freezing them for centuries. Even from those who are not linked to the Speed Force, like Superman.

Boomstick: And his Infinite Mass Punch can knock you across the whole planet!

Wiz: Applying the laws of relativity, as Wally's fist approaches lightspeed, its mass technically grows to an infinite degree, striking with kinetic energy equivalent to a white dwarf star, or about 2.6 octillion tons of force. In fact, increasing the vibrational speed even further could break the universe.

Boomstick: The biggest nuke ever tested was 50 megatons. One punch from Wally is, like, 40 million of those.

Wiz: Even more wild, Wally can change his vibration frequencies to affect alien energies that do not exist in his own reality.

Boomstick: It's how he helped take out these aliens called Quantum Mechanics.

Wiz: Beings far beyond any physical dimension and immune to ordinary physics.

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Airstream
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Boomstick: So, like a prism, Wally changed Superman's heat vision into super space magic to blast 'em all.

Wiz: All of this is absolutely insane to contemplate, but it is important to remember that Wally is, somehow, still human.

Boomstick: And a huge dork. But a fun one, not like Wiz over here. I mean, he got married and has kids, so...

Wiz: Boomstick, I'm married.

Boomstick: WHAT?!

Screen starts going static.

Wiz: Uh, to my work! And Wally's family became sort of a cosmic lightning rod, rooting him to reality when he time travels. Right, Boomstick? He can time travel, isn't that fascinating?

Boomstick: I feel like you're trying to give me the runaround. Speakin' of which, that's how he time travels, by running.

Wiz: Should Wally become unmoored, he can outrun the Speed Force itself, even running to the end of reality, where the concept of death no longer exists.

Boomstick: One time, he beat these gambler gods in a race across the universe, and ahem, they could teleport.

Wiz: To win, Wally achieved trans-time velocity in less than one unit of Planck time, which is so infinitesimal, it is the absolute edge of measurable time itself. He was so fast, reality does not have any means to calculate or even comprehend his speed.

Boomstick: That's f***ing crazy! But, for some reason, Wally still felt unworthy of the Flash mantle. Come on, man, look at everything you can do!

Wiz: Until one day, Barry returned.

Boomstick: Because Speed Force.

Wiz: To determine the fastest Flash of all, Wally and Barry raced each other. This simple contest nearly tore apart the entire multiverse.

Boomstick: But, our Kid Flash finally let it all out and won.

Wiz: Even with those unimaginable feats, Wally's greatest challenge was proving his worth to himself.

Boomstick: He's not just another Flash, he's the fastest being in the multiverse.


Flash: Dude, as soon as you finish your drink, turn yourself in.

Trickster: (raising his mug) Got me again, Flash!


Sonic the Hedgehog

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Speed Freak
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Wiz: Many, many years from now, Earth will be no more.

Boomstick: Yep, 'cause these hentai aliens are gonna drop a bomb that kills everyone and transforms all the animals into furries.

Wiz: Welcome to Mobius, homeworld of Sonic Maurice Hedgehog, leader of a guerrilla anthropomorphic freedom fighting group at war with the cybernetic empire of Ivo Robotnik, AKA Doctor Eggman.

Boomstick: So, yeah, comic book Sonic is a little different from the video games. While leading his Care Bear Viet Cong in the fight against obesity and male pattern baldness, Sonic became a super skilled fighter. And he wasn't doin' it for nothin'. Ro-butt-nik had turned his entire family into robot slaves. What a dick.

Wiz: Sonic is fast as always, but in this timeline, "fast" takes on new meaning. He's quick enough to create tornadoes, cause afterimages, turn invisible, phase through objects, and boost past lightspeed in a blink of an eye. He can dodge lightning, and even move in between the raindrops of a downpour.

Boomstick: Look at this! He grabbed water and threw it like a baseball, in less than .0000- uh, a lot of zeroes in a millisecond.

Boomstick: He can run around the entire Cosmic Interstate in less than a day, and that's a highway that cuts through the multiverse.

A panel of Sonic saying that he had to stop for a chili dog is shown on-screen.

Boomstick: How does he get that fast on an all-chili dog diet? I mean, they give me the runs, but not in that way.

Wiz: Ugh... He could reverse a black hole generator with his momentum alone, which then imploded, somehow sending him 849,000 lightyears away. Sonic's speed is so impressive that he can even move through stopped time. Let me repeat that: time was frozen, and he could still move. There is no earthly method of measuring such impossibility. In the words of the comic itself, Sonic's speed is incalculable.

A panel of Robotnik and Rotor rapidly pulling off their heads, thus revealing the other, is shown on-screen.

Boomstick: I know the Archie Sonic comics can get weird, like, really weird...

Panels of Titan Tails and Sonic and Sally kissing each other are shown on-screen before it then goes back to the panel of Sonic Man moving in stopped time.

Boomstick: ...but that's just crazy!

Wiz: You call it crazy, I call it Chaos.

The birth scene from Coneheads is shown on-screen.

Boomstick: Just like my conception, I'm told.

Wiz: Ahem, no no no, I mean, Chaos, as in the Chaos Force, an extra-dimensional field of infinite and omnipotent energy. This "Chaos" takes physical form on Mobius in the shape of magical Power Rings and perfectly hewn emeralds.

Boomstick: And Sonic loves collecting those rings. By the time he'd scooped up a billion of 'em, the gods were so impressed, they put him in a book of world records, and gave him a permanent force field that makes him way tougher than anybody else.

Wiz: Along with shielding his spirit and mind. But that's not all. By gathering a large amount of Chaos energy, he can transform into the almighty golden Super Sonic.

A scene from Dragon Ball Z is shown on-screen.

Boomstick: Eat your heart out, Akira Toriyama.

Wiz: Super Sonic possesses incredible power. He can use Chaos energy for defensive barriers and beams capable of shattering moons.

Boomstick: Somehow, he's even faster than before, and he's totally invincible...

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Bring It On
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Boomstick: Like when he fought the demigod, and possible power drink, Enerjak. This guy could rip people apart, molecule by molecule, but no dice with Super Sonic.

Wiz: Like the video games, Sonic's super forms have a time limit, and now this limit can even be cut short through overuse of power. However, he battled Enerjak from day into night, so it must be able to naturally last much longer than the games, potentially over an hour.

Boomstick: But that's not even his final form! If he's got somethin' as good as a Super Emerald around, he can go Ultra!

Wiz: Ultra Sonic appears to possess all of Super Sonic's abilities and then some. Specifically, he can tap into the raw magic of Chaos.

Boomstick: Yeah, there's a bunch of wizards runnin' around Archie Sonic-land, like this Mammoth Mogul guy. Turns out, they're all using the same Chaos Force.

Wiz: Ultra Sonic can manipulate matter at an atomic level, changing its fundamental makeup.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Boomstick: Turning air to water, moving rocks around, opening portals across space-time, that kinda stuff. But while he's never changed other living beings before, it's not totally out of the question, right, DUMMI?

DUMMI floats in.

DUMMI: You're correct, Boomstick. Although Ultra Sonic is not as proficient, this ugly monster wizard uses the same Chaos magic, and he changed a partial robot rabbit into a full regular rabbit. A sentence so absurd, it likely damaged my internal processor.

Wiz: Don't worry, it was never great; I took it from a refrigerator. Ultra Sonic has altered his own body to better traverse difficult terrain. With all this in mind, he could, theoretically, be able to change the molecular makeup of others, too. Just like this.

He takes out a remote and pushes a button, turning DUMMI into fire.

DUMMI: Ow.

We cut back to the analysis.

Boomstick: But, if changing molecules isn't crazy enough, we need to talk about something even crazier.

Wiz: Chaos itself. Chaos magic is typically used for one of three things: increasing physical ability, providing lost knowledge, and granting wishes.

Boomstick: Like a frickin' genie! Sonic's wished to reverse brainwashing, turn back time, revive the dead, and even rewrote all reality in his whole multiverse with a Kamehameha Chaos beam. Okay, if he can literally just wish his problems away, you'd think he'd have way less trouble dealing with a fat ginger named after breakfast food.

Wiz: Honestly, he rarely did, but Sonic's a glutton for adventure and action, so over the years, he and the good Doctor formed an unhealthy co-dependent relationship.

Boomstick: Just like us. Life's not the same without his oval-shaped enemy to beat up on, so they're back at it every chance they get. Come on guys, just get a room, already.

Wiz: But after being defeated so many times, both Eggman and Mogul independently came to the same conclusion. By collecting so many rings and emeralds over the years, Sonic has become a literal embodiment of Chaos itself. As in, he's a variable that cannot be accounted for, a wrench in the cogs of reality. Without him even realizing it, fate bends to him.

Boomstick: You know you're a badass when the most powerful Chaos wizard out there decides the only way to beat you is to just wait until you die of old age.

Wiz: It's ridiculous, it's absurd, it's unexplainable!

Boomstick: It's Sonic the friggin' Hedgehog.


Sonic: Ooh, I'd like to hang, but I've gotta juice!


Prelude

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set and we've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: But first, let me tell ya about a phone and provider that's as fast as these guys.

Wiz and Boomstick read out an advertisement for Samsung and AT&T.

Boomstick: But right now, IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set and we've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

(The transcript below is exclusive to the YouTube version of the episode.)

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set and we've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: But first, let me tell ya about a phone and provider that's as fast as these guys.

Wiz and Boomstick read out an advertisement for Samsung and AT&T.

Boomstick: But right now, IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

(The transcript below is exclusive to the Rooster Teeth version of the episode.)

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set and we've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

Death Battle

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Way Past Flash
by Brandon Yates
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Two red and blue streaks speed across the Cosmic Interstate, soon revealed to be Wally West, alias the Flash, and Sonic the Hedgehog in a race.

Sonic: You really think you can outrun moi?

Flash: I'm the fastest man alive.

Sonic: Oh yeah, cherry-flavored chump? I'm the fastest thing alive!

Sonic boosts in front of Wally before he quickly follows on, the two starting to pick up the pace of their race, Sonic staying in first. Wally is surprised when he notices that Sonic is not only running backward and facing him, he is also taking a bite out of a chili dog, which he promptly holds out to taunt him.

Sonic: Want a bite?

However, Wally rushes past him and snatches the dog, leaving Sonic momentarily confused before realizing what happened and scowling as Wally scarfs down Sonic's snack. With his mouth still full, Wally's decides to taunt back, food flying out of his mouth as he does so.

Flash: What's the matter? You too slow?

Sonic spin-dashes into the Flash, which results in them going off-road and landing on another piece of the interstate. Wally crashes and tumbles down the road while Sonic lands successfully. Angered, he charges up his speed in place...

Sonic: Don't mess with the hog's dogs!

...before boosting forward to catch up. He sprints past Wally while spin-dashing, before halting his momentum to charge pack in the opposite direction into Flash, who narrowly dodges. Sonic comes flying in again with a kick, only to miss once more. Anticipating the next attack, Flash throws an electrically-charged punch, colliding with Sonic's own. The two speed up again, becoming blurs as they speed across the Interstate, clashing multiple times as they do so, until Sonic finds himself eye to eye with the Flash, who proceeds to pummel him with a flurry of lightspeed punches. But halfway through the barrage, he blocks and breaks off, landing on a road opposite Wally. Both keep going until their paths converge, which is when Sonic budges the Flash.

Sonic: Say uncle!

Wally knocks right back, with an extra boast.

Flash: Flash fact: I'm out of your league!

Sonic knocks him again with more force, but the Flash touches him and absorbs his kinetic energy, rendering Sonic devoid of his own speed and flopping on the ground. Wally immediately zooms off down the long road laughing, leaving a frustrated Sonic in the dust.

Flash: (laughs) Thanks for the speed!

No sooner than Sonic gets to his feet, he notices something appear above him; a conveniently placed Super Emerald.

Sonic: Huh? A Super Emerald?

Sonic's confidence bounces back.

Sonic: I'll show you!

The Flash still speeds on, oblivious to the explosion of radiant energy happening far behind him as Super Sonic catches up, ramming into Wally and stopping him in his tracks.

Sonic: Surprise!

Sonic kicks his opponent's body up high and punishes him with speed-blitzing body strikes, climaxing with a spin-dash to his back. Like a blazing comet, they smash through two of the Cosmic Interstate's roads before ending up in the void of a wormhole.

Sonic: Booyah!

On the other side of that wormhole lies the Special Zone, with the Flash crash landing on one of its planetoids.

Just as Wally comes to, he sees his glowing, levitating rival coming straight toward him. He runs away while rapidly spinning his wrist to build up some lightning, before turning back and firing a powerful surge of it that strikes Sonic. But ends up going against his favor as Sonic absorbs it and taps more into the Chaos Force, transforming him into Ultra Sonic.

Wally is still running and narrowly avoids his lightning redirected by the transformation. He is flanked by Sonic, who starts to charge him. The Flash charges forward himself as he tries to steal more speed from the flying Sonic. But as hand meets head, the invincible Sonic powers through, replenishing his speed and dragging the Flash around the planetoid many times.

Sonic stops, which allows Wally to cease skidding and compose himself. He rushes back into the fight but Sonic alters the ground's molecules, turning the surface into ice. The Flash rapidly loses traction and helplessly slides forward.

Flash: Woah-woa-woa-woah!

As Wally slides past, Sonic kicks him in the back, propelling his tumbling body further away to the far distances of the planetoid. Impatient, he taps his foot speedily while he waits for his adversary's returning body, coming back from a full lap around the planetoid. By altering the air, he throws a stream of fire toward his target. Wally reorients himself in time to rapidly vibrate his molecules and phase through safely, rearranging himself behind Sonic.

Sonic is caught off-guard as the Flash tackles him, drawing him into the timestream. Once there, Wally slams his rival through one dimension, bringing the pair into Central City at night. They slam through several buildings before Wally drags Sonic back into the Special Zone. With a spinning throw, Wally hurls him through several planetoids. Sonic, however, quickly recovers, flying up high above his opponent. As the Flash lands, he hears Sonic's booming voice and looks up at him.

Sonic: Nice try! But I'm invincible when I'm like this! You've mastered speed, but I've mastered fate! And I wish you gone! Foreveeer!

Harnessing the power of fate, Sonic uses his hand to create a green glowing orb. The Flash notices this, and, grunting with effort, charges up his speed before launching off the planetoid toward his opponent, leaving an enormous crater where he was.

Sonic: CHAOS... CONTROL!

With both hands, Sonic unleashes the Chaos Control blast, hitting Wally directly. With urgency, Wally calls out to his loved ones in order to remain in reality before being consumed by the Speed Force.

Flash: Linda! Jai! Iris! Help me NOW!

The gambit works and the Flash powers through, landing a hard haymaker on Sonic. The punch propels them forward, and as they are blasting through the dimension's atmosphere, Wally breaks into the Speed Force again, this time illuminated with intense kinetic energy, his hair igniting like flames. The ascent halts when he suddenly vanishes in a blinding flash, leaving Sonic by himself in the Special Zone, confused as to where Wally went.

Sonic: Huh?

In the timestream, Wally sprints onward while observing windows in time. As he moves forward, Sonic's Ultra form eventually wears off, leaving him vulnerable. in more specifically to the exact moment when Sonic's Ultra form wears off. Wally leaps and smashes through that window in time with an Infinite Mass Punch, shattering the Super Emerald and striking Sonic. Screams of anguish echo through the void as Sonic's form distorts and spasms uncontrollably as the Chaos energy is overloaded and he is forced to relive every second of his life before disintegrating, leaving him to become nothing but dimensional dust. The fight over, Wally powers down and is left drifting alone to witness the inter-dimensional damage around him.

Flash: Woah...

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Results

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Way Past Flash
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We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Wiz: So... that happened.

Boomstick: Yeah, uh, what happened, exactly?

Wiz: Well, this matchup was incredibly complex. Given their speeds were impossible to calculate, speed alone was, ironically, somewhat of a non-factor in comparison.

Boomstick vibrates for a second, Wiz looks at him. We then cut to the post-analysis.

Wiz: Sonic, in his base form, really didn't stand a chance against Wally. Sure, he did seem to survive being launched 849,000 lightyears into an alien planet by a black hole imploding. However, considering he's been knocked out by far less, black holes are already imploding stars, and it seems some snow also inexplicably survived the trip, it's probably more likely the black hole acted as a sort of wormhole in its last moments, and sent Sonic directly there. But if we assume Sonic was indeed blasted through space, a black hole's last moment usually results in an abrupt detonation equivalent to five trillion tons of TNT. Impressive, but the Infinite Mass Punch could still deliver over two quadrillion times more power.

Boomstick: But Sonic's super forms were a different story. They had answers to almost all of Wally's skills. His Chaos energy could replenish stolen speed, he was invincible, and he had frickin' wish powers!

Wiz: Personally, I was expecting the opposite result. Against almost anybody else, Archie's version of Sonic is practically unbeatable. But across a greater percentage of possible scenarios, Wally just happens to be the exception.

Boomstick: He had every counter he needed, too. The speed steal wouldn't stop Super Sonic, but Wally still got that stolen speed for himself.

Wiz: Super and Ultra Sonic were, essentially, batteries of unlimited kinetic energy Wally could pull from. Even with their speeds being incalculable, this meant Wally could ensure he was faster. Plus, Wally performed a lot more of those incalculable speed feats than Sonic ever did, so he technically held an experience advantage in that field.

Boomstick: Chaos wish power would be an insta-win against basically anybody, but Chaos magic uses physical energy, and guess what? Wally could phase through reality-warping energy.

Wiz: And jump through time, or vibrate to a higher spatial dimension to avoid Sonic altogether. Even though he had no way to take down Sonic's super forms, Wally has proven capable of effortlessly moving and vibrating at top speeds for days on end.

Boomstick: So, it wasn't too hard for him to just wait out the super forms and strike at the first good opportunity.

Wiz: And when it came to Ultra Sonic's ability to alter atomic structures, Wally possessed perfect control over his own individual molecules.

Boomstick: But hey, Sonic's the embodiment of Chaos. Fate automatically bends to him, or whatever.

Wiz: Except, Wally has broken fate a few times himself, the best example being when he ran to the end of reality and forced the concept of death itself to die.

Boomstick: Ugh, because Speed Force.

Wiz: Simply put, Sonic's hypothesized nature as an anomaly in reality just wasn't enough protection against someone who could also break the rules of reality.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Boomstick: And remember, when Wally raced Barry, their speed almost tore apart the multiverse.

Wiz: Both these characters understandably seem overpowered to an extreme fault, but it's important to remember that in their respective worlds, the story comes first. Sonic was impressive, improbable, inexplainable, but Wally had the power, the counters, and the speed he needed to pull ahead in this absolutely mind-bending battle.

Boomstick begins to convulse.

Wiz: Oh, the drink is kicking in!

Boomstick glows and vanishes in a flash with a flickering scream, soon reappearing a second later, with a white aura, glowing eyes, and partially transparent.

Boomstick: Wiz, I ran to Jupiter! I'm a god! A speed god!

Wiz takes out a pencil and notepad.

Wiz: Incredible! Tell me, what cosmic insight have you learned?

Boomstick: Just one thing: While Sonic didn't know it, the writing was on the Wall-y.

We cut to the "Winner" card.

Wiz: The winner is the Flash.

Original Track

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Way Past Flash
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Composition

The track for this fight is "Way Past Flash" by Brandon Yates. It is a fast-paced rock and techno track reflecting both combatants' speedy and chaotic natures. It also features remixes of the Green Hill Zone theme from the original Sonic the Hedgehog, "Live and Learn" from Sonic Adventure 2, the opening theme of Justice League Unlimited, and "Fastest Thing Alive" from the Sonic the Hedgehog TV series.

Title

The title is a reference to one of Sonic's catchphrases in the Sonic the Hedgehog TV series ("Way past cool!"), as well the title of an unused song for the aforementioned show, with "cool" being replaced with the name of the mantle that Wally upholds.

Cover Art

The cover art done by Luis Cruz depicts Wally's Flash insignia surrounded by the hoops and stars of Ultra Sonic. Behind them is red lightning and surrounding them are many rings being launched, with speed lines in the background to reference both combatant's insanely fast speeds.

Trivia

Production

  • The connections between Wally West and Archie Sonic are that they are both comic book speedsters who are ridiculously fast, exceeding the speeds of more well-known speedsters who they share their mantle/name with (Barry Allen's Flash and video game Sonic, respectively). Both are known for frequently breaking the laws of physics due to their connection to mysterious, extra-dimensional forces (the Speed Force and the Chaos Force, respectively), and are regarded as two of the most powerful speedsters in fiction. Both were involved with many other heroes in crisis crossover events (Crisis on Infinite Earths and Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man: Worlds Collide, respectively) that reset the entire multiverse. Both have also fought a variety of foes that are evil counterparts to themselves (Hunter Zolomon, Reverse-Flash, Black Flash, etc., and Scourge the Hedgehog, Metal Sonic, etc., respectively). Both are also members of heroic teams (the Teen Titans and the Freedom Fighters, respectively).
    • Both have also faced some infamous executive meddling (Dan DiDio tried for years to get rid of Wally West in the comics, while Ken Penders' lawsuits helped tanked the Archie Sonic comics).
  • The end-of-analysis clip used for Archie Sonic's analysis is the same one used for the original Sonic's analysis back in Mario VS Sonic (2011).
  • This is the first episode to have its track cover art be made in Blender.

Easter Eggs

  • The last bullet point in Wally's "Background" slide states that "Lex Luthor has 'no idea who this is'". This is a reference to the Justice League Unlimited episode "The Great Brain Robbery," where Lex in Wally's body unmasks himself, only to be disappointed by how he doesn't recognize Wally.
  • The "Sanic Hegehog" meme could be seen briefly as one of the many alternate Sonics that Flash struck with his finisher.
    • This makes it the second episode to have a reference to Sanic, after Hulk VS Doomsday.
  • At the end of the post-analysis, the "It's SpeedForce. I ain't gotta explain shit." meme is seen, albeit with the word "shit" being censored.

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Season 1 1 Boba Fett VS Samus Aran (2010)2 Akuma VS Shang Tsung3 Rogue VS Wonder Woman4 Goomba VS Koopa5 Haggar VS Zangief6 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Battle Royale7 Zitz VS Leonardo8 Yoshi VS Riptor9 Felicia VS Taokaka10 Kratos VS Spawn11 Bomberman VS Dig Dug12 Vegeta VS Shadow13 Mario VS Sonic (2011)14 Justin Bieber VS Rebecca Black14.5 DEATH BATTLE! vs The World15 Luke Skywalker VS Harry Potter16 Chun-Li VS Mai Shiranui17 Starscream VS Rainbow Dash18 Master Chief VS Doomguy19 Eggman VS Wily20 Zelda VS Peach21 Thor VS Raiden22 Link VS Cloud (2012)23 Batman VS Spider-Man24 Pikachu VS Blanka25 Goku VS Superman 1
Season 2 26 He-Man VS Lion-O27 Shao Kahn VS M. Bison28 Ryu Hayabusa VS Strider Hiryu29 Ivy VS Orchid30 Fox McCloud VS Bucky O'Hare31 Terminator VS RoboCop32 Luigi VS Tails32.5 Vegeta VS Mewtwo?33 Pokémon Battle Royale34 Fulgore VS Sektor35 Godzilla VS Gamera36 Batman VS Captain America37 Tigerzord VS Gundam Epyon38 Ryu VS Scorpion39 Deadpool VS Deathstroke40 Kirby VS Majin Buu41 Ragna VS Sol Badguy42 Gaara VS Toph43 Boba Fett VS Samus Aran (2015)44 Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro45 Guts VS Nightmare46 Iron Man VS Lex Luthor47 Beast VS Goliath48 Solid Snake VS Sam Fisher49 Darth Vader VS Doctor Doom50 Goku VS Superman 251 Donkey Kong VS Knuckles52 Wolverine VS Raiden53 Hercule Satan VS Dan Hibiki54 Yang VS Tifa55 Mega Man VS Astro Boy56 Green Arrow VS Hawkeye57 Pokémon VS Digimon
Season 3 58 Dante VS Bayonetta59 Bowser VS Ganon60 Ratchet & Clank VS Jak & Daxter61 Flash VS Quicksilver62 Joker VS Sweet Tooth63 Mewtwo VS Shadow64 Meta VS Carolina65 Cammy VS Sonya66 Tracer VS Scout67 Ken VS Terry68 Amy Rose VS Ramona Flowers69 Hulk VS Doomsday70 Zoro VS Erza71 Deadpool VS Pinkie Pie
Season 4 72 Lara Croft VS Nathan Drake73 Scrooge McDuck VS Shovel Knight74 Venom VS Bane75 Power Rangers VS Voltron76 Natsu VS Ace77 Sub-Zero VS Glacius78 Android 18 VS Captain Marvel79 Metal Sonic VS Zero80 Lucario VS Renamon81 Balrog VS TJ Combo82 Shredder VS Silver Samurai83 Smokey Bear VS McGruff the Crime Dog84 Thor VS Wonder Woman85 Naruto VS Ichigo86 Batman Beyond VS Spider-Man 209987 Sephiroth VS Vergil
Season 5 88 Black Panther VS Batman89 Raven VS Twilight Sparkle90 Jotaro VS Kenshiro91 Crash VS Spyro92 Sora VS Pit93 Leon Kennedy VS Frank West94 Doctor Strange VS Doctor Fate95 Ryu VS Jin96 Samurai Jack VS Afro Samurai97 Carnage VS Lucy98 Optimus Prime VS Gundam99 Nightwing VS Daredevil100 Mario VS Sonic (2018)101 Ultron VS Sigma102 Roshi VS Jiraiya103 Thanos VS Darkseid
Season 6 104 Aquaman VS Namor105 Mega Man Battle Royale106 Black Widow VS Widowmaker107 Captain Marvel VS Shazam108 Wario VS King Dedede109 Ben 10 VS Green Lantern110 Weiss VS Mitsuru111 Johnny Cage VS Captain Falcon112 Aang VS Edward Elric113 Ghost Rider VS Lobo114 Dragonzord VS Mechagodzilla115 Sasuke VS Hiei116 Ganondorf VS Dracula117 Mob VS Tatsumaki118 Deadpool VS Mask119 All Might VS Might Guy
Season 7 120 Miles Morales VS Static121 Black Canary VS Sindel122 Leonardo VS Red Ranger Jason123 Genos VS War Machine124 Gray VS Esdeath125 Goro VS Machamp126 Cable VS Booster Gold127 Obi-Wan Kenobi VS Kakashi128 Danny Phantom VS American Dragon Jake Long129 She-Ra VS Wonder Woman130 Beerus VS Sailor Galaxia131 Zuko VS Shoto Todoroki132 Flash VS Sonic132.5 The Seven Battle Royale133 Winter Soldier VS Red Hood134 Venom VS Crona135 Sabrewulf VS Jon Talbain136 Red VS Blue137 Batgirl VS Spider-Gwen138 Sanji VS Rock Lee139 Hulk VS Broly
Season 8 140 Yoda VS King Mickey141 Shadow VS Ryuko142 Lex Luthor VS Doctor Doom143 Heihachi Mishima VS Geese Howard144 Blake VS Mikasa145 Iron Fist VS Po146 Steven Universe VS Star Butterfly147 Link VS Cloud (2021)148 Batman VS Iron Man149 Goku Black VS Reverse-Flash150 Macho Man VS Kool-Aid Man151 DIO VS Alucard152 Akuma VS Shao Kahn153 Korra VS Storm154 Madara VS Aizen155 Saitama VS Popeye
Season 9 156 Harley Quinn VS Jinx157 Scarlet Witch VS Zatanna158 Tanjiro VS Jonathan Joestar159 Thor VS Vegeta160 Omni-Man VS Homelander161 Magneto VS Tetsuo162 Hercules VS Sun Wukong163 Boba Fett VS Predator163.5 Excalibur VS Raiden164 James Bond VS John Wick165 Black Adam VS Apocalypse166 Trunks VS Silver167 SpongeBob VS Aquaman168 Jason Voorhees VS Michael Myers169 Sauron VS Lich King170 Deku VS Asta171 Gogeta VS Vegito
Season 10 172 Ant-Man VS Atom173 Skyrim VS Dark Souls174 Killua VS Misaka175 Stitch VS Rocket Raccoon176 Darth Vader VS Obito Uchiha177 Phoenix VS Raven178 Guts VS Dimitri179 Martian Manhunter VS Silver Surfer180 Bill Cipher VS Discord181 Cole MacGrath VS Alex Mercer182 Frieza VS Megatron183 Gojo VS Makima184 Scooby-Doo VS Courage the Cowardly Dog185 Rick Sanchez VS The Doctor186 Goku VS Superman (2023)187 Galactus VS Unicron
Season 11 ??? Wile E. Coyote VS Tom Cat*
Unknown ??? Ruby VS Maka*
*Currently unreleased
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