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The Books of Magic: Orientation Day

by CSyphrett, Martin Maenza and Doc Quantum
published September 2, 2001

School is back in session for another year at the Grimoire Academy of Applied Knowledge, and the first thing on the agenda is a tour for the benefit of all newcomers. As a new instructor, Abby Cable acquaints herself with Grimoire Island, wondering if she’s made the right decision to uproot her life in Louisiana after the disappearance of the Swamp Thing more than a year ago. Meanwhile, young Timothy Hunter makes a friend in a boy named Rick Billings on his first day at the academy, but will they be split up into different houses?

Batman: Future Imperfect

by PDebord
published July 19, 2001

The Joker gets his hands on the emerald energies of the Green Lanterns, thanks to a certain corpse, and uses them to try to find a world without a Batman. But the Caped Crusader finds a way to trail him to a world even he’d rather not live in!

Robin, the Boy Wonder: Like a Moth to a Flame

by Libbylawrence
published March 7, 2002

When a new Killer Moth menaces Gotham City, Robin seeks help from the Golden Wasp, the now-reformed original Killer Moth, to catch him. But is there more to this story than meets the eye?

Titans West: Two If By Sea

by Martin Maenza
published January 10, 2002

Lisa Morel is missing, and two of the Titans West tap an old friend to help them find her! But will they rescue her from her kidnapper in time? Guest starring Aqualad!

Green Lantern: Enter Parallax

by PDebord, with CSyphrett
published October 14, 2001

A resurrected super-villain undergoes plastic surgery to remake himself into the image of his arch-enemy, Green Lantern! Even worse, the former Black Hand has become a living power battery, able to absorb both a Green Lantern’s power ring and his very life essence! Can Hal Jordan and the rest of the Green Lantern Corps stop the menace of Parallax before he conquers Oa itself?

The Books of Magic: Curiosity Kills

by CSyphrett and Martin Maenza
published October 23, 2001

Joshua Cantrell has found a blueprint of the administration building at the Grimoire Academy and wants to know what is concealed in a secret room, while Timothy Hunter decides to follow him there. But will this day of infamy or Mr. Gallowglass be the death of these two students? Guest starring the Phantom Stranger!

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Rank and File, Book 1: Reflections

by Martin Maenza
published January 19, 2002

It’s a new year and time for the Secret Society of Super-Villains to recruit some new members! Things at the Sinister Citadel are about to be shaken up, when Mirror Master hires Dr. Harleen Quinzel as team psychiatrist! Guest starring Blue Devil, and introducing the new Wildcat!

The Paladins: Albion’s Call, Book 2: The Company of Fenris

by Brian K. Asbury
published October 30, 2001

A team of unlikely meta-human misfits is recruited by an alien menace to destroy Britain’s new team of heroes. Are the Paladins ready to face the fearsome Company of Fenris? Featuring the rebirth of the Bowman of Britain!

Secret Origins: Godiva: Bad Hair Day

by Brian K. Asbury
published November 8, 2001

What is the tragic secret behind the origin of Godiva, the world’s most tonsorially advantaged super-heroine? We can guarantee you’ve never had a bad hair day like this one! Guest starring Hawkman!

The Paladins: Albion’s Call, Book 3: Dominion

by Brian K. Asbury
published March 20, 2002

The Paladins and their allies venture behind the Iron Curtain to take on the Dominion threat in Count Vertigo’s nation of Vlatava. Although a force-field keeps the team at bay, it’s only a matter of time before they find a way break through. But if they do, will they be playing into the Dominators’ hands? Guest starring Salaak of the Green Lantern Corps and the Rocket Red Brigade!

The Brave and the Bold: Green Arrow and Nightwing: Are You Ready to Riddle?

by HarveyKent
published October 25, 2001

All Oliver Queen wanted to do was enjoy an evening of professional wrestling. But the Riddler has other plans! Guest starring Nightwing, with special surprise appearances!

The Books of Magic: Ride a Black Horse

by CSyphrett and Martin Maenza
published October 26, 2001

Timothy Hunter finds himself increasingly fascinated by the black horse near the bestiary, but is there a hidden reason that explains why he is so captivated by the animal? Meanwhile, a visitor tries to find the island in search of Abby Cable after returning to Earth from the far reaches of outer space! Will his message reach its target, or will it go undelivered? Guest starring Adam Strange and J’onn J’onzz, the Martian Manhunter!

The Paladins: A Knight’s Tale

by Brian K. Asbury
published April 2, 2002

To rescue his predecessor and mentor, the new Knight must battle his former best friend — Lionheart! But what secret has Perry Redhawk been carrying since the Crisis on Infinite Earths that will shock Richard Plante to his very core, if he will only listen?

The Books of Magic: Rise of the Bloody Moon

by CSyphrett and Martin Maenza
published October 28, 2001

When an old enemy pays Simon Belmont a visit, Vlad the Impaler’s bid for power can only be stopped by the keeper of Grimoire Academy’s clock tower and Abby Cable. But can an old man and a young woman possibly stop the king of the vampires himself? Or does this day mark the beginning of Dracula’s reign over five Earths?

The Forgotten Heroes: Terror in Tropidor

by Libbylawrence
published November 30, 2001

An investigation into the disappearance of the Force of July leads the Forgotten Heroes into a heated battle against the Crime Champions who fought them last! But even with the aid of both the Force of July and other unexpected allies, can Captain Comet and his team prevail against a more powerful Eclipso? Guest starring Task Force X!

The Brave and the Bold: The Elongated Man and Plastic Man: Stretching a Point

by Immortalwildcat
published March 9, 2002

In the years since they’ve both operated as ductile detectives, the Elongated Man and Plastic Man have never solved a case together. So it’s a big mystery that finally brings these two heroes together — the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. See them solve the case that’s weighed on Plastic Man’s conscience for far too long!

The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wildcat: Cats

by Martin Maenza
published January 26, 2002

There’s a new Wildcat in Gotham City, and that has Batman concerned! Find out who he is and how he came to put on the familiar costume!

Air Wave: Blowing into Dallas

by Martin Maenza
published November 7, 2001

Hal Jordan returns to Texas to finish schooling! But someone else blows into town just after he does, bringing Air Wave back in action once more!

The Outsiders: Moving On

by Immortalwildcat
published June 7, 2002

Changes are in the winter air for the Outsiders as the team establishes its independence from Batman by relocating from Gotham City to Cincinnati. Their move to a new city in the Midwest should go smoothly, right? But what they find in their new home turns out to be a royal pain, as they are attacked by super-villains and blamed for the resulting destruction by the police! Just who is the man pulling all the strings?

Titans West: Where Were You During the Invasion?

by Martin Maenza
published February 3, 2002

Marking the one year anniversary of the alien invasion (as shown in Strange Visitors), the members of the Titans West share their adventures during that world-wide crisis! Various guest cameos.

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Rank and File, Book 2: Amateur Hour

by Martin Maenza
published February 12, 2002

The Secret Society of Super-Villains tests out the new recruits by staging simultaneous strikes on STAR Labs in Metropolis, but things don’t go according to plan! It’s hard to get good help these days. Guest starring Superman!

Superman: Out for Blood

by Martin Maenza
published February 12, 2002

Bloodsport is armed with an unlimited arsenal, and the Man of Steel is the first one in his sights! Who is the secret benefactor to this maniacal killer? Guest starring the Secret Society of Super-Villains.

Secret Origins: Secret Society of Super-Villains: Gizmo’s Tale

by Martin Maenza
published February 15, 2002

Before the Secret Society of Super-Villains, before the Fearsome Five, Gizmo was just a self-taught inventor named Mikron O’Geneus! But what prompted Mikron to become a super-villain? Dr. Harleen Quinzel sits down for a session with Gizmo to try to get inside the dwarf’s head and see what makes him tick!

Supergirl: Time and Mind

by Libbylawrence
published November 3, 2001

Lydia Lee must learn why old foes of her ancestor’s keep returning to menace her. And then the Maid of Steel’s secret identity is at risk as a woman from the original Supergirl’s past is threatened by a mysterious menace. Who are the two classic super-villains behind these latest threats?

Showcase: Carol Ferris: Hearts Afire, Book 2: Love in Bloom

by Martin Maenza
published March 10, 2002

Over the past four months, the amnesiac Carol Ferris has settled into her new life as Carrie Ford in Fox Hollow. How will she react when her new friend Red Crawford finally reveals his feelings for her on this Valentine’s Day?

Swamp Thing: What Friends are For

by Earth Elemental 99, with Martin Maenza
published November 4, 2001

On Valentine’s Day, Abby Cable receives a message from Swamp Thing, delivered from across the stars by spacefaring hero Adam Strange! But will her hurried escape from Grimoire Island lead to any unforeseen consequences? And now that she knows Swamp Thing is alive and on his way home, will Abby be able to remain in the Louisiana bayou until his return?

The Books of Magic: Fever of Death

by CSyphrett and Martin Maenza
published November 22, 2001

A strange plant has been found on the shores of Grimoire Island. Could it be behind a rash of rage-induced insanity? Meanwhile, Gallowglass discovers that Abby Cable has left the island against his wishes. Will it take the Grimoire Academy headmaster’s first departure from the island in nearly forty years to bring her back? And when he finds her, will she ever want to come back?

Justice League of America: Time and Consequences

by Libbylawrence
published February 13, 2002

The new Mirror Master assembles a new Injustice Gang to attack the Justice League, but is the rogue truly in charge, or is he being manipulated?

The Books of Magic: Changeling Unmasked

by CSyphrett and Martin Maenza
published January 5, 2002

The Grimoire Academy of Applied Knowledge comes under attack when a demon disguised as a student begins subduing the teachers one by one, beginning with Abby Cable! With the headmaster unavailable, it’s left up to Timothy Hunter and his friends to take on the foe themselves using their talents, but are these brave young students up to the task? Meanwhile, Rose Psychic and Simon Belmont confront the evil holding Belmont’s niece in a monstrous realm! Guest starring Shazam and Captain Marvel!

The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Jimmy Olsen: Written in the Stars

by HarveyKent
published January 19, 2002

Superman’s pal, Jimmy Olsen, comes to Gotham City when the Planet Master goes on a crime spree! Can Mr. Action himself help the Darknight Detective smash the celestial criminal’s plans?

Justice League of America: Carnival

by Martin Maenza
published February 22, 2002

The youngest members of the Justice League of America must rescue one of their own from the clutches of old enemies during Mardis Gras. Luckily, they get some help from a visiting Starman and the mysterious Phantom Stranger.

Air Wave: Oily Warning

by Martin Maenza
published February 28, 2002

Hal gets a surprise visitor in Dallas as well as has to face the odd man known as the Duke of Oil!

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps: Wearing the Green

by CSyphrett
published February 22, 2002

The Green Lantern Corps of Earth searches for the alien tyrant Mongul to ensure that he’s no threat, only to discover that his incapacitated body has been stolen! Meanwhile, Noleon Fae’s search for a mercenary called the Hive — who is able to animate all things mechanical — leads him to Earth! When the Green Lanterns converge, will even their combined power be enough to stop a formidable enemy?

Batman Family: A Terror Too Close, Book 1: Pawns

by Immortalwildcat
published July 13, 2002

When five people close to Bruce Wayne are kidnapped, the police want to keep an eye on the millionaire. It’s up to five other Gotham heroes to solve the mystery. And is the real target Bruce Wayne or Batman? Guest starring Nightwing, Robin, Batwoman, Ragman, and Man-Bat.

Supergirl: Spellbound

by Libbylawrence
published January 3, 2002

When Kara Zor-El’s old foes Nasty Luthor and Brains team up to plot against the new Supergirl, the Girl of Steel has her work cut out for her when she fights the new Spellbinder, a foe she literally can’t defeat. Or can she?

Showcase: Sonar: The Modoran War Journals

by Martin Maenza
published March 8, 2002

Three view points are examined as Sonar make preparations of war in the country of Modora-Granaco!

The Brave and the Bold: Nightwing and Firestorm: Chilled Memories

by Libbylawrence
published October 25, 2001

Nightwing and Firestorm face danger at Hudson University’s annual Alumni homecoming.

The Brave and the Bold: Animal Man and Rip Hunter: Didn’t I See You Die?

by Philip-Todd Franklin
published January 19, 2004

Animal Man seeks the help of his old friend and fellow Forgotten Heroes alumni Rip Hunter, Time Master, to solve a strange case. Learning about a supernatural force in South Africa that kills everything in its path, Buddy Baker is shocked when he recognizes the man causing it — even more so since he saw that man die many years ago! How will this time paradox affect Animal Man’s own history? Guest starring the Phantom Stranger!

Nightwing: A Bad Deal

by Libbylawrence
published November 21, 2001

Nightwing investigates the disappearance of Lori Elton and finds a mystery involving more than one woman from his past! Featuring the secret origin of the Harlequin.

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Funky Business

by Martin Maenza
published March 29, 2002

An unexpected guest shows up at the Sinister Citadel, supposedly for a brief visit. But what is Funky Flashman’s endgame? Meanwhile, Copperhead and Magpie’s relationship takes on a new turn when they each seek to steal the same gem, Gizmo makes another attempt to return Power Fist to normal, and Dr. Harleen Quinzel makes her rounds! Just another day at the office for the Secret Society of Super-Villains!

Showcase: Artemis: Cat and Mouse Game

by Libbylawrence
published March 12, 2002

Artemis investigates strange occurrences near her husband’s new job only to become the target of revenge by one of her sister’s greatest foes.

Showcase: Sunburst: A Star Reborn

by CSyphrett
published March 15, 2002

Sunburst, the sometime hero of Japan, is back from the dead and back in action. Could this be a natural reaction of his solar-powered body, or is he a Night Force of one? Guest starring Baron Winters.

The New Titans: Aftermath

by Libbylawrence
published March 15, 2002

Artemis and the Titans hunt the Cheetah after Marcia Long’s murder; however, the Amazon Princess and her friends are not the only ones stalking the Feline Femme Fatale.

Swamp Thing: Reversal of Fortune

by Doc Quantum
published August 26, 2002

The Swamp Thing has been in space for well over a year now, and he can’t wait to be reunited with his Abby, who likewise awaits his return with much anticipation. But what will happen to them when her comatose husband Matt Cable begins to wake up, and when the Swamp Thing discovers that everything he knows about himself is wrong? Guest starring the Challengers of the Unknown and John Constantine, Hellblazer!

The Brave and the Bold: The Beefeater and G’nort: Where’s the Beef?

by Brian K. Asbury
published July 3, 2002

The Beefeater is missing, believed to be shanghaied into space, and a certain canine Green Lantern has something to do with it! The Beefeater and G’nort, along with hapless bystander Colin Privet, soon find themselves under the thrall of intergalactic trader Lord Manga Khan! Will this intrepid group of nitwits ever find their way out of this mess, or will Earth pay the price for their incompetence?

Titans West: The China Connection

by Martin Maenza
published March 22, 2002

Mix an old international threat with Chinatown and Jonny Double, and the Titans West will find themselves headlong in action and espionage.

Tales of the Green Lantern Corps: Noleon Fae: Dictator Blues

by CSyphrett
published March 29, 2002

Lured into an ambush, Noleon Fae must escape the clutches of a death-squad that wants him dead! But this Green Lantern isn’t the only one targeted by a hidden mastermind known only as the Director, whose schemes reach all the way to planets Earth and Colu! The best laid plans of mice and men go astray, even if you are a crime boss with whole systems under your control! Guest starring Superman and Vril Dox!

The New Titans: A Greater Good

by Libbylawrence
published March 8, 2002

Nightwing and Starfire deal with a hostage situation and their feelings for each other.

The Brave and the Bold: Green Arrow and Air Wave: The Blue and the Gray

by HarveyKent
published January 3, 2002

The spectres of the Civil War rise in Dallas to stir up the fires of old hatreds! But is there more to them than meets the eye?

Wonder Woman: Daughter of Mars

by Libbylawrence
published July 23, 2002

The Sword of Artemis is stolen from Paradise Island, sending Wonder Woman on a quest that leads her to battle a number of foes, from the original Wonder Woman of ancient times to the war god’s most dangerous agent — the Dark Commander! But as Nubia encounters perils from her heritage’s darker side, will she be able to resist the pull of Mars? Featuring a new addition to the Wonder Woman family!

The Brave and the Bold: Doctor Light and Sunburst: Blades of Darkness

by CSyphrett
published April 10, 2002

A family squabble between the Shadow Swordsman and his equally villainous sister leads to a final showdown with the resurrected Sunburst. Meanwhile, Doctor Light searches for the truth behind her friend’s return from the dead, but will she be able to accept the truth? Guest starring Baron Winters and John Constantine, Hellblazer.

The New Titans: ‘Hoods

by Libbylawrence
published February 22, 2002

The male Titans talk over parenthood.

The Brave and the Bold: Black Canary and Hawkwoman: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

by HarveyKent
published April 6, 2002

Two heroines, Black Canary and Hawkwoman, get away from the guys for a night’s patrol, only to run afoul of a gang of super-villainesses with some very familiar motifs! Meet the Secret Sorority of Super-Villainesses!

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Don’t Try Anything Funky

by HarveyKent
published April 27, 2002

Funky Flashman gathers a group of third-rate villains for a top-paying masked client! The mission: to track down and kidnap someone to exact revenge! The target: a super-hero who has vanished from the public eye! Or has he? As this impromptu Secret Society of Super-Villains team soon finds out, their target is more dangerous than he looks, and things will never be the same again for some of them! Guest starring Batwoman, Dial H for HERO, the New Titans, and Steel!

Titans West: The Last Days of Disco

by Martin Maenza
published April 6, 2002

Mal and Karen tell Arisia a tale of the from the old days, filling in some unanswered questions about the couple.

The New Titans: Horror of the Hybrid

by Libbylawrence
published March 22, 2002

The Titans confront a lingering remnant from Mento’s madness, only to learn that it just might not be a thing of the past!

The Metal Men: The Rogue Rockers

by Martin Maenza
published April 26, 2002

A rock concert turns chaotic when a portal to Hell opens up, leaving the robotic heroes of the Metal Men caught in the center of the action! But who is the mysterious individual behind it all, and what is the true purpose of these events?

Deadman: Afternoons with Gladys

by Starsky Hutch 76
published October 11, 2001

When Deadman strikes up a friendship with an old woman named Gladys, he doesn’t know how to break it to her that she’s already dead. Will it take a traumatic event for her to finish her final tasks and move on to the afterlife?

Titans West: Video Killed the Radio Star

by Martin Maenza
published September 7, 2001

The Titans from both coasts come together to solve a case of musical mayhem and mystery! Can 13 Titans solve the mystery before time runs out? Guest starring the New Titans!

Ambush Bug: The Big Schwab

by Starsky Hutch 76, adapted from The Big Lebowski, screenplay by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
published April 1, 2003

Times like these call for an Ambush Bug! A case of mistaken identity leads Irwin Schwab into what should be a straightforward kidnapping case. But it takes guys as simple as the Bug and Scabbard to make a situation this complicated… and they’d really rather be bowling.

Showcase: The Bushrangers: Call the Dogs of War

by Addar Norton
published August 23, 2002

When strange spaceships appear over the cities of Australia, three new super-heroes from Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne race to find out who or what they are! Introducing Austar, the Roo, and Reef — the Bushrangers!

Secret Origins: The Huntress and the Sportsmaster: The Games People Play

by Martin Maenza
published April 20, 2002

The history and origin of crime’s infamous couple, the Huntress and the Sportsmaster, is finally revealed! But is there too much water under the bridge for the so-called Mr. and Mrs. Menace to continue their relationship? Dr. Harleen Quinzel is determined to find out! Guest starring Batgirl and Robin, and several other big-name super-heroes and super-villains!

Nightwing: Ghost Riders

Part 8 of The Lazarus Tremaine Saga

by CSyphrett
published April 20, 2002

A series of supposedly random murders by a flame-wielding, motorcycle-riding killer in New York City leads Nightwing to investigate this mystery. But as the New Titans leader follows the perpetrator on his own cycle, he gets unexpected help from another motorcyclist — Lazarus Tremaine, the new El Diablo! Guest starring Starfire!

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Tech Wars

by Martin Maenza
published June 14, 2002

Gizmo and Trident team up for a little robbery that lands them into a big mess, and now the diminutive genius must rescue his friend from the clutches of an unknown criminal mastermind! How will this affect the Secret Society of Super-Villains in the months to come?

The New Titans: A Day in the Life

by Libbylawrence
published April 18, 2002

Arsenal confronts Cheshire in prison while his friends have experiences ranging from the romantic to the mysterious.

Green Arrow and Black Canary: Dealt from the Bottom

by HarveyKent
published May 14, 2002

Cardshark, the newest hero of Star City, sweeps Black Canary off her feet, and Green Arrow is seeing red! But is there more to this than meets the eye?

Secret Origins: The Perfunctory Parable of the Purple Pile-Driver

by Doc Quantum
published July 24, 2006

A young man walks into a bar. Oh, wait — you’ve heard this story before? Well, I can guarantee you haven’t heard this one — the one and only tale of how an ordinary guy named Barry Giffen became the laughable super-villain known as the Purple Pile-Driver, one of Superman’s most intentionally ridiculous foes.

The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Raven: Wounds Unseen

by Libbylawrence
published April 25, 2002

An old foe’s unhappy marriage unites the Caped Crusader and the Titan’s empath. But can even the Batman and Raven overcome the injustice of domestic abuse?

Showcase: Whatever Happened to Mind-Grabber Kid?

by HarveyKent
published March 19, 2002

As a teenager years ago, Lucian Crawley tried to make a name for himself as a super-hero called the Mind-Grabber Kid. Now, as a young man, he gets a second chance to prove that he has what it takes to be a real hero by foiling the plans of another young man who once tried to make a name for himself as a super-villain. But in this game of heroes and villains, will either man come out of this a winner?

Showcase: Mysto, Magician Detective: Men of Mystery

by Libbylawrence
published March 1, 2004

Frustrated by his own family’s disinterest in his career, and long overshadowed by super-heroes like Superman and Batman, the retired Mysto the Magician Detective stumbles into Madame Xanadu’s shop, where he learns how much good he actually did as a hero! Guest starring the Phantom Stranger!

Green Arrow: If You’re Me, Who Am I?

by HarveyKent
published May 24, 2002

Oliver Queen has the perfect life. He’s a great humanitarian with several stalwart friends, a grown-up son who looks up to him, and a girlfriend who’s a supermodel. He couldn’t ask for anything more perfect. So why is Green Arrow trying to ruin it? And what personal demons will Ollie finally be forced to face?

Titans West: Cinco de Mayo Mayhem

by Martin Maenza
published May 3, 2002

The team faces an Aztec god reincarnated, turning a holiday celebration into an all out brawl!

The Brave and the Bold: Black Canary and Zatanna: Decisions

by HarveyKent
published June 9, 2002

While Black Canary ponders her answer to Green Arrow’s question, she tracks down the criminal scientists who built the Secret Sorority of Super-Villainess’ weapons! With a little help from the Mistress of Magic, the Blonde Bombshell carries the fight to the evil guildsmen’s lair. Can the two heroines prevail?

Secret Society of Super-Villains: Mirror to the Soul

by Martin Maenza
published May 17, 2002

The truth about how Sam Scudder overcame certain death during the Crisis on Infinite Earths is revealed as an unwelcome visitor drops into the Sinister Citadel! Will Mirror Master’s bargain with the devil spell doom for the Secret Society of Super-Villains?

Superwoman: Terror on the Tarmac

by Martin Maenza
published May 24, 2002

Kristin Wells finds that the friendly skies aren’t so friendly when there is a madman out for revenge! Is Superwoman ready for the debut of the new Microwave Man?

The New Titans: Many Fearsome Returns

by Libbylawrence
published May 17, 2002

The newest version of the Fearsome Five lures the team into a trap. Can they escape in time for Lilith’s wedding?

The New Titans: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

by Starsky Hutch 76 and Martin Maenza, with Libbylawrence
published June 13, 2002

Lilith and Azrael’s wedding is disrupted by an unexpected guest! But can this really be the once dead Titan… Gnarrk?!?

Justice League of America: May the Best Man Win

by HarveyKent
published July 1, 2002

The Justice League members race the clock to find a kidnapped scientist! Meanwhile, Green Arrow wrestles with his own dilemma: who will be his best man? Guest starring Arsenal!

Superman Family: The Legacy

by Starsky Hutch 76
published November 13, 2001

On the anniversary of Supergirl’s arrival on Earth, her widower Salkor shares a startling secret with Superman when he brings to Earth a very special child named Jasma. But when the Superman Family has a reunion to honor Kara Zor-El’s memory, are they prepared for other, much darker secrets to be dredged up? Guest starring Superwoman, Supergirl II, Valor, and Powergirl! Also featuring Darkseid and the Female Furies!

The Flash: All Flash and Image

by Martin Maenza
published May 10, 2002

Wally West and Frances Kane find chaos at the Central City ComicCon!

The Forgotten Heroes: Devastation (Unnatural Woman)

by Libbylawrence
published November 16, 2001

When Tharka the Superwoman returns to Earth after a long absence, she brings with her news of the planet Zor’s imminent destruction at the hands of a mad goddess who embodies Devastation itself! But even if Captain Comet and the Forgotten Heroes manage to save this world, can they overcome Pandora, the daughter of Darkseid? Guest starring Starman!

Titans West: Birthday Party Surprise

by Martin Maenza
published May 31, 2002

Charley Parker’s 21st birthday leads to some interesting discussions! Guest starring Changeling and Cyborg.

Superman: Babe on the Run

by Starsky Hutch 76
published April 14, 2002

While Superman’s away, Jasma will play! How in the world will even the Man of Steel juggle being both a father and the world’s greatest hero? Luckily, he gets help from Superwoman and a super-nanny from Rokyn, Aunt Gerta. It’s the beginning of a whole new chapter in the life of Clark Kent!

The Flash: Terminal Velocity

by Hitman 44077
published October 14, 2002

Flash faces his greatest crisis ever, the fact that he’s dying once more! Worse off, he can’t up and quit like he did before with enemies stalking him and the friends and family of Barry Allen at every turn!

Titans West: Arrivals

by Martin Maenza
published July 5, 2002

Two old female friends arrive separately in California, while Hawk and Dove face a strange menace!

The Flash: Back to Speed

by Hitman 44077
published December 8, 2002

Aid from the future helps save Wally West from the fate at the end of “Terminal Velocity”!

Manhunter: Déjà Vu

by Libbylawrence
published August 22, 2002

When his stepfather is kidnapped while on a trip to Paris, Mark Shaw is forced to fight not only a French super-villain, but also his own troubled past as Manhunter, the Privateer, and the Star-Tsar! Can this tarnished hero begin a new heroic career in a new land? Guest starring Fleur-de-Lis!

Secret Origins: Fleur-de-Lis: Death’s Head Revisited

by Libbylawrence
published October 5, 2002

When Noelle Avril is kidnapped and threatened with death by an old enemy, her life flashes before her eyes! Just where did Fleur-de-Lis and her super-powers come from, and how did she become connected with Department Gamma? Don’t miss the secret origin of the national heroine of France! Guest starring the Manhunter!

The Paladins: Interludes and Examinations

by Brian K. Asbury
published August 16, 2002

Witness a day in the life of the Paladins, which leads to good news, bad news, new beginnings for some — and, for one, a major change in her life! Guest starring the Global Guardians!

Titans West: Sowing the Seeds

by Martin Maenza
published July 25, 2002

Mal and Lilith seek out old faces as potential new students.

The Doom Patrol: All Fall Down

by Starsky Hutch 76
published September 13, 2002

After a recent accident leaves Mento paralyzed, Steve Dayton needs a reason to live. He finds it by giving a few other troubled souls a noble purpose! Introducing the new Doom Patrol — Mento, Cliff Steele, Element Girl, the Odd Man, and Blossom!

DC Universe: Invasion, Book 1: Prelude to War

by Martin Maenza, Immortalwildcat, Doc Quantum, Brian K. Asbury and Starsky Hutch 76
published August 16, 2002

It was a plan years in the making. An Alien Alliance would finally succeed in invading and subduing the Earth, once and for all. But such a plan could only come about after the downfall of the Green Lantern Corps. Who has the power to strike a crippling blow to the universe’s police force? And as alien invaders come together to focus on the Earth, no one is safe as disaster looms at every turn! Featuring the heroes and villains of the DC Universe!

Superman: Solitude Interrupted

An Invasion crossover

by Starsky Hutch 76
published July 16, 2002

As Superman visits his Fortress of Solitude to do some routine maintenance, he’s attacked by a deadly and unexpected foe who removes his powers! How will a de-powered Superman fare against the main man called Lobo?

Green Lantern: Reunited, and it Feels So Good

An Invasion crossover

by Immortalwildcat and Martin Maenza
published August 21, 2002

Hal Jordan and Kari Limbo seek the missing Carol Ferris in the mountains of Oregon. But what they also find there is rather shocking! Now the powerless Green Lantern must rally the people of Fox Hollow against an alien invasion force without any super-heroic help!

Secret Society of Super-Villains: The Hidden Menace

by Martin Maenza
published September 10, 2002

There’s a thief in the Sinister Citadel! Yes, there are a whole bunch of thieves there, really, but one of them is stealing from the Secret Society of Super-Villains organization, and Mirror Master is determined to put a stop to it! But is there more to the story than he realizes?

Titans West: Shake, Rattle and Role

An Invasion crossover

by Martin Maenza
published August 13, 2002

Earthquakes rock the California coast!

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