Turbine (Character)

Real Name: Roscoe Hynes

Publisher: DC Comics

Created by: Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul.

1st appearance: The Flash #7, 2012

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: Tuskegee Airmen

Legal Status: Unknown

Height: Unknown              Weight: Unknown

Eyes: Brown                       Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Skilled pilot

Powers: Exposure to the speed force allows him to spin his body at an accelerated rate often enveloping his body in a whirlwind which he can use to fly, hurl objects or envelop others.


A Tuskegee airman from the US army he piloted an experimental aircraft which disappeared right as his team entered the war. He spent the next seventy years driven almost completely mad from loneliness and isolation. When Barry Allen got his powers he saw it as a way to finally escape his prison. However he could not escape and caused many disasters which pulled others into the speed force. When he finally met Flash he explained his connecting to the speed force, a form of symbiosis. He wanted to return to his original time but Flash feared what effect that would have on the timeline and so pulled him into the present.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for Islandstage.net where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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