Pied Piper (DC Comics)

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Pied Piper (Hartley Rathaway), is a supervillain turned superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics, and is commonly associated with the superhero the Flash. He is a deaf musical prodigy who uses sonic technology as a weapon. This allows him to cause vibrational damage and hypnotize people. Originally he was a super-criminal who fought the Flash, becoming a member of the Rogues. Later he reformed and assisted the Flash as a vigilante. It has been revealed that Piper self-identifies as homosexual and is in a relationship with David Singh, the head of Central City Police Department's crime lab.

Pied Piper was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in The Flash #106 (1959).

Portrayals[change | change source]

The Pied Piper appeared in the first, second, sixth and ninth seasons of The Flash, portrayed by Andy Mientus.