Albert "Al" Rothstein (died October 6, 2015) was a welder at a nuclear power plant.
Almost two years later on October 6, 2015, his Earth-2 counterpart "Atom-Smasher" killed him to fool Zoom who sent "Atom Smasher" to Earth-1 to kill The Flash in exchange for freedom. Rothstein’s body was later found by a co-worker.
Behind the scenes
- In the DC comics, Al Rothstein is a hero known as Atom-Smasher, hence the overt reference to their resemblance in his appearance. The comic book character was previously name-dropped, but the two characters either have no connection or this was a continuity error made by the writers.
- During the events of "", Al Rothstein was on the list of people Harrison Wells said died the night of the Particle Accelerator, which directly contradicts what was said above.
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