"Lost, Worthless, and Forgotten..."
"Down and Out?"
Greg LaRocque &
"Agghhhhhhh! It's gone! Gone! There's nothing I can do!
Nothing! It isn't alright! I can't make any money! We have to live in a
dump! And now, I can't even stop thieves from looting us! I'm worthless!
Worthless!" —The Flash
A series of uncannily unfortunate circumstances leave Wally West more
destitute than ever before. The Flash finds himself down and out,
living on the streets, begging passers-by for money or scraps of food.
The experience, though terrifying for Wally, leads the young hero to a
better understanding of the nature of homelessness and re-introduces
him to the Pied Piper, a former supervillain who has taken it upon
himself to feed the starving masses. A startling revelation regarding
his unexpected downfall then comes to Wally when he and the Pied
Piper, along with a crowd of homeless men and women, are confronted in
the street by a menacing extraterrestrial that seems to be stalking