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Powers and Abilities
- Master Musician: Hartley is a master of flute based composition, showing a unmatched skill in the instrument as well as creating songs with seamless effort. He is also the conductor (maestro) of the Central City Symphony.
- Motorcycle Driving
- Pied Piper's Flute: Rathaway has crafted his own sophisticated flute capable of hypnotizing rats and pigeons (and probably other creatures) within range of its sound, making them do what ever he wants, adding another similarity to his legendary namesake.
- Hartley Rathaway was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in The Flash #106. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Hartley Rathaway first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in The Flash (Volume 4) #8 by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato.
- Hartley Rathaway is currently dating David Singh.
- He lived in an apartment in Candler Park Neighborhood, Central City. Barry Allen shared the apartment with him for a while. Some time later, he and Singh went to live in a house they bought together.
- Hartley has a pet rat named Moon.
- He started a support group for the victims of the Rogues to make amends about his past when he ran with the Rogues.
- 33 Appearances of Hartley Rathaway (Prime Earth)
- 4 Images featuring Hartley Rathaway (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Hartley Rathaway (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Hartley Rathaway (Prime Earth)