Garfield Lynnswas a Special affects master in films. He was working in a flim when he burst into flames on stage. He was taken to a hospital, when he left his chest was covered with scars. He was fired from his job and his wife left him. Homeless, poor, and lonely, Lynns created a small flamethrower out of stolen parts. He created a costume using a balaclava, bullet proof vest, and ski goggles. He broke into a bank and stole all the money, batman came and fought Lynns. Lynns ran way, batman followed a Firefly, mistaking it for Lynns's cigar. Inspired by the moment Lynns became the Firefly.