Category Archives: Earth-1

Earth 1 was home to the Justice League, and most of the Silver Age characters published by DC from 1955 to 1985.

Swamp Thing: The Doll’s House, Epilogue: The Wanderer

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list The Erl-King had left the land of his birth to travel the world, in order to visit his domain and meet his subjects. But as usual, horror and tragedy often followed in his wake. Most who saw him coming, and there were very few, thought him to be . . .

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Swamp Thing: The Doll’s House, Chapter 4: Infected by Love

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Matthew Cable concluded his story, but by the harsh look on Abby Holland’s face, he hadn’t garnered any sympathy from her. This was going to be more difficult than he thought. Still, he thought he could still win her back somehow; he just needed to get that damned . . .

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Swamp Thing: The Doll’s House, Chapter 3: Deal with the Devil

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list A few years ago: Lieutenant Matthew Cable was a wreck of a man. This once-proud soldier and extremely capable secret agent had been reduced to his current state by men working for his former boss, Dwight Wicker of the top-secret military intelligence branch known as the DDI. The . . .

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Swamp Thing: The Doll’s House, Chapter 2: It’s a Long Story

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Abby Cable awoke the next morning. Rushing out of bed to run to the bathroom, she rubbed her eyes as she tried to see the room more clearly. Matthew wasn’t in bed, as usual, probably off to join Prince Toscos on the hunt for the Psirens traveling through . . .

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Swamp Thing: The Doll’s House, Chapter 1: Prison of the Mind

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list The late afternoon sun shone hotly through the kitchen windows as a radiantly beautiful woman put the finishing touches on a birthday cake. It was a triple-layer chocolate cake that she had elaborately decorated with icing in different shades of green. She wore a content smile upon her . . .

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The House of Mystery: A Little Compassion

by Starsky Hutch 76
The House of Mystery: The Five Earths Project
In this tale narrated by Cain, a young couple has to put up with neighbors who are overheard constantly fighting with each other. But when tragedy strikes, a haunting begins, and only one elusive thing can bring peace to this troubled soul.

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Batman: Christmas Shopping

by Immortalwildcat
Batman of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
Bruce Wayne finds himself in the unenviable position of having to go shopping for a toy on Christmas Eve, but he has no reason to suspect that he will be needed as Batman this day. So when a violent incident occurs during his trip to the mall, he must find a way to take action as Batman without his usual equipment!

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Secret Files: Harbinger: 1965: Christmastime and Space

by Doc Quantum
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project
Over twenty years ago, long before the Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Monitor found a half-dead child named Lyla floating lost at sea and saved her, nurtured her, and watched her grow into womanhood to ultimately become his emissary, Harbinger. This is the story of the first Christmas of many that they spent together.

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Secret Files: Harbinger: 1965: Christmastime and Space, Chapter 2: Delilah and Tor

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Delilah awoke the next morning in a room with bright morning sunlight beaming through the windows. She closed her eyes again and tried to go back to sleep, only to open them wide again when she realized where she was. This was her own house — the house . . .

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Secret Files: Harbinger: 1965: Christmastime and Space, Chapter 1: The Myriad Ways

by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list In the end, he wasn’t sure what had made him save the child. Over his long life, after all, he’d seen many people die. In fact, he had watched with dispassion several other scenes of tragedy and had never lifted a finger to help the victims. He had . . .

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Superboy: 1967: Through the Looking Glass

by ManOMight1974
Superboy of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
Superboy is stranded on the dark mirror world of Earth-33 without a way to get home, all at the mercy of his evil counterpart, Ultraboy! But as the Boy of Steel plans for his next confrontation with the Smallville scoundrel, it becomes increasingly obvious that Ultraboy has brought him to his world for a reason. Could it be that Superboy has to train a group of would-be super-heroes in order to simply give Ultraboy a challenge on this topsy-turvy world where evil always triumphs over good? And will Alex Luthor of that world finally become the hero he was always meant to be? Guest starring the Earth-33 counterparts of several heroes and villains of Earth-One!

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Superboy: 1967: Through the Looking Glass, Epilogue: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

by ManOMight1974 Return to chapter list The Kent house, 5:30 P.M.: The smell of Martha Kent’s world-famous pork-chops permeated the Kent house as the family sat down to dinner. The family was once again whole, with Jonathan at the head of the table, and Clark and Martha taking seats opposite each other, Clark on Jonathan’s . . .

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Superboy: 1967: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 10: No Place Like Home

by ManOMight1974 Return to chapter list The skies above Shuster Beach, Earth-33, 12:11 P.M.: Ultraboy’s fist once again slammed into the force-field that Alex Luthor’s super-suit was generating around his body, again causing little more than a slight ripple of energy in the field before it re-formed. Ultraboy was becoming frustrated. He couldn’t break through . . .

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Superboy: 1967: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 9: Taking Out the Trash

by ManOMight1974 Return to chapter list The Kent house, Smallville, Earth-One, 11:42 A.M.: Jonathan Kent sat in his big chair in the living room quietly watching the emergency signal lamp blink on and off, on and off. He truly felt for Chief Parker right now, a man he had known for years, who was desperately . . .

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Superboy: 1967: Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 8: Out of the Frying Pan

by ManOMight1974 Return to chapter list The skies above Smallville, Earth-33, 10:50 A.M.: Superboy floated above the quiet doppelgänger of his hometown in silence, readying himself for what he was about to do. As he hovered above the center of this darker reflection of his own Smallville, he slowly took several breaths, inhaling and exhaling, . . .

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