by Drivtaan, Starsky Hutch 76, Libbylawrence, Brian K. Asbury, Blackwolf247, Comickook and Martin Maenza
An accident causes Brainiac of the Legion of Doom to become Pulsar Stargroove, rhythmic leader of the Legion of Funk! But as the Legion dominates the music charts, strange events happen all over the country. Another team of super-villains with a weakness for fruit pies form together as the Host of Badness! Meanwhile, the Super Friends welcome Apache Chief to their number, and the Teen Titans lose their memories! Will all these threads come together to form one coherent plot? Not at all! That’s why we called in Drivtaan to wrap it all up in the form of an ultimate musical showdown — a battle of the bands! You don’t want to miss this bizarre and peculiar attempt at humor by the Five Earths writers!
by Doc Quantum
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.
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!
When all the grown-up super-heroes in the world disappear, the disbanded Teen Titans find themselves the lone protectors of Earth! And despite their best efforts, they are unable to defeat the foe responsible when Kanjar Ro declares himself the ruler of Earth! Can the world’s only hope be a “Teen Titan” from times past?
When Rodney Rabbit’s sixteen-year-old cousin Carol comes for a visit, he has no reason to expect trouble… until she eats one of his cosmic carrots, transforming her into Carrot Girl! But with the fearsome Solar Squid on the loose, can Captain Carrot handle both this villain and a headstrong teenager at the same time? Or does Carrot Girl have what it takes?
Superboy has his hands full when an evil doppelgänger from a parallel universe visits Smallville, looking for a fight. Can the Boy of Steel and Krypto the Superdog prevail against two foes who have all their strengths and more? Introducing Ultraboy and Neutro the Ultradog of Earth-33!
by Starsky Hutch 76
When a health nut goes nuts over all the unhealthy sugary candies one Halloween, it’s up to the Ambush Bug to put a stop to the rampage of Trim Fitbody!
by Frank G. Murdock, partially adapted from Evil Dead II, screenplay by Sam Raimi and Scott Spiegel
The fabled Al Azif, the original Arabic text written in blood that was later translated into the Necronomicon, has been stolen. But for what purpose? And what does the Spawn of Frankenstein have to do with it? Baron Winters assembles a new Night Force to deal with the plans of the enemy, but is it already too late? Guest starring the Blue Devil and John Constantine, and introducing Adam and Julia Kadmon of Midnight, Mass. Investigations!
by Frank G. Murdock
Archeologist Raymond Knowby has made the discovery of a lifetime: an original copy of the fabled Al Azif, better known as the Necronomicon. But when he brings the ancient book to a remote cabin in the woods of Tennessee to translate it, he gets more than he bargained for. What is the thing in the cellar, and why does it horrify him so?
Earth-Three’s future is ruled by the Cabal of Super-Criminals, but for the first time a hero might just challenge them! And it will take a voyage through time and to a parallel universe to transform Urthlo 5, the last descendant of Alexander Luthor, into the Defender! Guest starring the Faultless Five, the Crime Syndicate of America, and the Adult Legion of Super-Heroes!
by Starsky Hutch 76, with Doc Quantum, Frank G. Murdock, Immortalwildcat and Libbylawrence
When Superman was a Superboy, he discovered that his parents Jor-El and Lara had survived Krypton’s explosion, but had contracted a fatal case of anti-kryptonite poisoning and were unable to be revived without killing them! In the present, Brainiac reunites Superman with his parents in the worst way — by making him watch them die! But fate has other plans for all of them when Superman seeks the help of Hun’ya, ruler of the Scrubb Empire, who once fought Muhammad Ali! Guest starring Superwoman, Blue Devil, the Omega Men, Valura Tur-Thol, and Lobo!
Spoiler encounters an eccentric new criminal calling himself Egghead! Is this guy for real? With no criminal record, it proves difficult to find out who he really is. But as she investigates with the help of Oracle, she discovers he has a few secrets all his own. Guest starring Nightwing!
When the Flash’s old foe Professor Zoom is brought back to life, his only goal is to use time travel to erase Barry Allen from existence! But the Reverse-Flash is not the only time traveler to journey to this era from the future. A new Kid Flash will fight side-by-side with Wally West, the current Flash, and she will change his life forever!
It’s been a long, hard road for William Hand over the past couple of years, and he’s well past due for a homecoming! But for what reason does his older brother have the super-criminal known as the Black Hand temporarily removed from incarceration? Whatever the answer, this is one family reunion that certainly won’t go as planned!
by Starsky Hutch 76
Apokolips, home of the poverty-stricken hunger dogs and their ruthless lord and master Darkseid, is hardly a natural setting for a Christmas tale. But when the youngest son of Darkseid learns of Christmas, his innocently joyful embrace of the Yuletide season causes others to subtly challenge Darkseid’s rule. Is the answer sending the boy to be browbeaten at Granny Goodness’ orphanage, or is there another solution?