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Chowcase: Count Duckula’s House Pest

by Doc Quantum
Chowcase of Earth-C: The Five Earths Project
Count Duckula finds himself utterly bored this Howlloween, longing for the old days of hapless victims and torch-carrying mobs. But when young Billy Bearowitz stumbles into his castle, Duckula quickly discovers that his house guest might just be the worst kind of house pest!

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Power Girl: 1974: Kara’s European Vacation

by Doc Quantum, partially adapted from Action Comics #255 by Otto Binder and Jim Mooney
Power Girl: The Five Earths Project
Since her arrival on Earth, Kara Zor-L has been frustrated at being kept as Superman’s secret weapon and forced to live in the remote Secret Citadel until she is ready for her public debut as Power Girl. When she is given a secret training mission to cross the ocean to reach Europe, she soon finds the kind of excitement she craves, but also deadly danger! Will a young boy genius with a unique surname be her salvation?

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Plop! A Post-Apocalyptic Christmas Travesty

by Drivtaan
Plop! The Five Earths Project
Several years after the Third Great War devastated the world, a scavenger is inspired by an old Christmas book to bring joy to children as a post-apocalyptic Saint Nicholas! But when a herd of telepathic mutant red deer trick him into helping them take over the world, it’s up to Santa Claus — thawed out of suspended animation — and his Krampus Squad to save the day!

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Plop! A Post-Apocalyptic Christmas Travesty, Chapter 2: Here Comes Santa Claus

by Drivtaan Return to chapter list Snich was beginning to discover a flaw in his plan after watching the first few houses he had visited. The children got to enjoy none of the whiskey he had left for them; that enjoyment was stolen by the adults in their lives. “Don’t they understand the whiskey isn’t . . .

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Plop! A Post-Apocalyptic Christmas Travesty, Chapter 1: A Visit from Snich

by Drivtaan Return to chapter list What was once Namur, Belgium, sometime after the Third Great War: Something within the pile of rags began to stir. A grease-stained hand emerged, and cracked, filthy nails scratched against the concrete floor. Like a phantom rising from the grave, the rags shifted and rose until they revealed themselves . . .

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Secret Files: Galaxo Movie Studios Presents…

by Doc Quantum
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project
When Galaxo Movie Studios is given an ultimatum to produce a pilot episode for a Junior Justice League OptiTiVi show, Jolax puts his neck on the line to do just that! The only problem is that he knows of no such kid-sized JLA in the Multiverse to film for the new opti-show! His faithful assistant Mya must save him by scouring the dimensions for a solution, and it may just take a Christmas miracle to pull it off!

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Secret Files: Galaxo Movie Studios Presents… Chapter 2: Trade Secret

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list True to her word, Mya soon found exactly what Jolax was looking for. Unlike the much-older Jolax, who loved technology but didn’t understand it, the younger Mya had grown up surrounded by devices of all kinds and was unafraid of making a few adjustments to technology whenever there . . .

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Secret Files: Galaxo Movie Studios Presents… Chapter 1: A Junior Justice League

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list The Galaxo Movie Studios on the other-dimensional world of Thraxx, a few years ago: “Well, Jolax? You’ve got my attention for the next ten minutes, so let’s hear it. Mya mentioned you have a great new show — a new dynamic concept in the works, if you will.” . . .

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Men of War: 1914: A Christmas Eve Memory

by Drivtaan
Men of War: The Five Earths Project
Life in the trenches for a soldier in the Great War was brutal, allowing for no peace or rest. But then the sounds of a familiar Christmas carol are heard from across No Man’s Land one Christmas Eve.

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Batman: Season of Hope

by Drivtaan
Batman of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
It’s Christmastime in Gotham City, and Batman tries to come to an understanding with a former enemy as he watches over his family. But can Deadshot follow Batman’s main rule: no killing?

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Showcase: The Clockwork Hero

by Christine Nightstar
Showcase of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
In the basement beneath a busy Gotham City deli, a highly advanced, human-like clockwork man built in the mid-nineteenth century is disturbed from his century-long sleep. Trenton “Ticks” Avery soon becomes one of the Deltonio family, even as he also begins to discover that his creator had built in amazing mechanisms allowing him to evolve physically, mentally, and emotionally. And with some of these new abilities Ticks inadvertently becomes Gotham’s newest crime-fighter, Clockwork. But with newfound fame comes danger to his adoptive family, even as an old villain called the Clock seeks him as a prize! Guest starring Batman and Platinum of the Metal Men!

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Showcase: The Clockwork Hero, Epilogue: Family Dynamics

by Christine Nightstar Return to chapter list The next few weeks following the capture of the Clock were very busy for the Deltonios, Betty Canardo, and Ticks. Beside dating Tina Platt, alias Platinum of the Metal Men, Ticks had been studying almost constantly for his civil service exam and the Police Academy entrance examination. He . . .

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Showcase: The Clockwork Hero, Chapter 4: Beating the Clock

by Christine Nightstar Return to chapter list Tony Deltonio arrived home at the same time every afternoon, except during football season in which case he would be a few hours late. Normally Ticks would either play a game with Tony or help him with homework until they had dinner in the deli. But in the . . .

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Showcase: The Clockwork Hero, Chapter 3: More Than Machine

by Christine Nightstar Return to chapter list Over the last few weeks, Ticks had felt compelled to finish reading Professor Avery’s cookbooks, even though there were over a hundred of them, and he lost time whenever he read one. After his second meeting with Police Commissioner Gordon, he came to the final cookbook, which was . . .

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Showcase: The Clockwork Hero, Chapter 2: Winding the Spring

by Christine Nightstar Return to chapter list Excerpt from the Journal of Professor Josiah Avery: While I neither remember what inspired me to create Trenton nor how I began, I do know that without Mr. Palmer and his unique talents, my clockwork man would not exist except as a dream. My designs must be hidden . . .

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