Dr. Joan Williams is a neurological specialist and the wife of Jay Garrick.


Early life

Jay Garrick needed the help of a scientist. When having her as an assistant, they felt a special connection and got married.[1]

A flash of the lightning

When Barry Allen of Earth-1 goes to Earth-3 to ask Jay Garrick to heal him, Jay introduces his wife Joan to him and explains how they met. Barry recognizes her as the alternate version of his mother.

When discussing, Barry tells her that she reminds him of someone special, but without saying exactly who. Jay and Joan then put Barry his helmet so Barry can see what happens after the upcoming Crisis.

Joan and Jay on Earth-1.

When Barry fainted after seeing his friends and wife destroyed by Antimatter, Joan reads him a poem to awaken him. When Barry wakes up, he tells her that she should have used a Lady Gaga song instead.

When Jay and Joan send Barry to Earth-1, Iris reveals that Joan looks like Barry's mother.[1]

Anti-Monitor Crisis

During the Anti-Monitor Crisis, she as well as everyone in the multiverse except for the seven Paragons, was killed in an antimatter wave by the Anti-Monitor on December 10, 2019.[2] Due to the recreation of the multiverse,[3] her status is unknown.


The Flash

Season 6

Behind the scenes

  • In the comics, Joan Williams was Jay Garrick's girlfriend later wife and often participated in his adventures as the Flash.


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