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Secret Origins: The Origin of Space Ranger

by Libbylawrence
published March 19, 2010

Rick Starr, dashing young heir to the 22nd-century multiplanetary company Allied Solar Enterprises, has it all. So why is he so bored? Leaping at the chance to become a costumed hero like those of the 20th century, but unwilling to disappoint his father’s expectations of him, he dons the identity of Space Ranger and gains allies in Myra Mason and the shape-changing Cryll. But will space pirate Norvo the Cunning put an end to his heroic career before it has truly begun?

Mystery in Space: Star Rovers: The Scavenger Hunt of Space

by HarveyKent
published May 2, 2001

The Star Rovers of the 22nd century partake in their greatest quest yet when they participate in a scavenger hunt across the stars! But what is the true purpose for finding these rare items scattered over three worlds, and what does it have to do with a villain from the 20th century? Guest starring Space Ranger, Space Cabbie, and Star Hawkins, as well as a famous space-faring hero from the past!

Mystery in Space: The Occupant

by Starsky Hutch 76
published March 24, 2002

Space Cabbie tells a tale about a young man in a rough neighborhood trying to keep his existence a secret in order to remain in what he thinks is Heaven. When two police officers come to investigate, they meet the anomaly called Jerome.

Mystery in Space: The Flaw of Perfection

by Martin Maenza
published June 7, 2002

Space Cabbie tells a tale of the world of Koncord and its inhabitants, who achieved societal and technological perfection, as well as a long-lasting peace. Unfortunately for this world, a powerful enemy finds a way to exploit the fatal flaw of Koncord’s perfection!

Mystery in Space: Something’s Wrong with Rupert

by Starsky Hutch 76
published June 25, 2002

Space Cabbie tells a tale about a robotic domestic servant named Rupert, who gets a new perspective on things when his circuits are damaged. Does a robot with a mind of its own have the right to self-determination?

Mystery in Space: Whatever Happened to Space Cabbie?

by HarveyKent
published July 15, 2002

For years the man known only as Space Cabbie has had adventures in the 22nd century from Mercury to Pluto and beyond! Now he is retiring from driving a space cab. But are his days of adventure truly over? Discover here, for the first time, the incredible secret of Space Cabbie’s identity!

The Legion of Super-Heroes (30th century)

Secret Origins: Celebrand: Times Past, 2950: Odyssey

by Libbylawrence
published March 7, 2003

Years ago, long before he formed the super-hero team called the Wanderers, Celebrand was just a captain in the United Planets Space Fleet. Just what was the incident during the border wars with the Dominators that motivated this mysterious man to go on a journey that would eventually lead him to form the Wanderers?

Secret Origins: The Wanderers: Times Past, 2963: The Vault

by Brian K. Asbury
published June 24, 2006

The secret origin of the Wanderers — at last it can be told! How did this legendary team, active for several years before the Legion of Super-Heroes, come to be? It all begins with a mysterious mission for an unknown employer: to break into the Vault on the planet Zerak and retrieve a piece of stolen technology. It all seems simple enough, but when the group reaches the Vault, they learn the truth of who their employer really is. And from the ashes, a new team is born: the Wanderers! Featuring Celebrand, Dartalg, Elvo, Immorto, Psyche, Orintho, and Quantum Queen! And guest starring Apollo and Chameleon Chief!

Legionnaires: Brainiac 5: Times Past, 2974: A Tale of Three Brainiacs

by Brian K. Asbury
published January 2, 2003

Shortly after the death of Lightning Lad, Brainiac 5 contemplates his feelings for Supergirl and his worthiness to be a Legionnaire. Can he find a way to redeem himself for his failures by giving a fellow Legionnaire and the Legion one of the greatest gifts of all?

Legion of Super-Heroes: Times Past, 2976: Death in Glass

by Brian K. Asbury
published May 10, 2002

A mysterious killer stalks the streets of New Hong Kong, armed with a weapon that transforms his victims into glass, and the Science Police are baffled! But as the Legion of Super-Heroes enters the case, they find themselves outwitted at every turn! Can the Legionnaires figure out a pattern in time to put an end to these murders in glass?

Legion of Super-Heroes: Times Past, 2979: Ghost Story

by Libbylawrence
published April 3, 2004

A handful of Legionnaires and a visiting Supergirl are all that stand between Earth and an invading army led by Mordru, one of their deadliest foes! But even if by some miracle they overcome the powerful wizard, can the Legionnaires thwart the curse of Mordru? Guest starring the Martian Manhunter!

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Legion of Super-Heroes: Heroes No More?

by CaptainZammo and Libbylawrence
published April 29, 2002

When three members of the Legion of Substitute Heroes commit a daring robbery, the Legion of Super-Heroes faces the possibility that the Subs may have gone bad. But as it soon becomes evident, these are evil doubles from a parallel universe. Can the Legion defeat evil counterparts of its own members? Introducing the Cabal of Super-Criminals!

Legion of Super-Heroes: To Rule a World

by Libbylawrence
published May 10, 2002

It’s a race against time as the Legion of Super-Heroes tries to learn how an odd theft of soil-digging machines could threaten the freedom of Earth! Featuring the return of the Legion’s old foes the Emerald Empress and Modulus, and introducing the new Reflecto!

Legionnaires: Saturn Girl: Do You Mind?

by Martin Maenza
published August 20, 2002

Saturn Girl is enjoying a well-deserved day off in Paris, France, when she picks up a snippet of a disturbing telepathic conversation indicating that someone is about to be killed! Can Imra Ardeen Ranzz discover the source of the telepathy in time to prevent a murder?

Legionnaires: Timber Wolf: Wolf Hunt

by CSyphrett
published March 3, 2001

When Timber Wolf awakes to find himself on a strange planet, he learns that the Huntsman Society has chosen him to be the first Legionnaire to be the object of their monthly hunt. Now Brin Londo is forced to fight for his life to avoid becoming prey for hunters of men!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Time Won’t Let Me

by Libbylawrence
published May 24, 2002

Brainiac 5 uses a time-viewer to watch the last days of Kara Zor-El, the legendary Supergirl, during the Crisis on Infinite Earths. But when he tries to use a time bubble to rescue Supergirl from her death, will a quirk of fate make him the reason another Supergirl from the far future ends up in the 20th century? Meanwhile, what are Timber Wolf and Lightning Lass up to?

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Universo Agenda

by Libbylawrence
published June 20, 2002

When the whole world turns against the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires who manage to evade capture discover that Universo has returned! But now they must find out how the hypnotic villain gained enough power to make the world hate the Legion overnight. Can something in the villain’s past provide a clue? And can even the mysterious and powerful Reflecto help save the team?

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Stuff That Nightmares Are Made Of

by Libbylawrence
published September 27, 2002

During one night’s fitful sleep, a few Legionnaires wrestle with demons from their pasts in the form of nightmares. But are these mere dreams or something much more deadly? Featuring the unmasking of Sensor Girl!

Legionnaires: Shrinking Violet: Vi-Hard

by Libbylawrence
published October 10, 2002

When organ thieves attack Medicus One and cut off all communications to the outside world, Shrinking Violet finds herself having to stop the gang all by herself!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Monsters of the Heart and Mind

by Libbylawrence
published October 19, 2002

At long last, the curse of Darkseid is brought to light when the Legion of Super-Heroes discovers who Validus really is! But as the Legionnaires battle an old foe they don’t recall ever meeting before and try to redeem a fearsome monster, is an even worse monster slipping out of their grasp?

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Garridan Quest

by Libbylawrence
published October 27, 2002

The quest to rescue young Garridan Ranzz from a mysterious abductor leads the Legion of Super-Heroes into one of its most harrowing journeys yet. They find themselves in a darkened world where all they knew and loved has been corrupted, and only one of their most powerful foes could be responsible: the Time Trapper! But just who is the Time Trapper, and what are his motivations for targeting the Legion over the years? Guest starring Superboy!

Rejected Applicant Legionnaires: Foresight

by Martin Maenza
published February 7, 2003

Have you ever wondered what became of all those rejected Legion applicants over the years? You might get an idea when you meet one of them: Zac Ammen, who as Foresight has the limited power to see events in his own future! Guest starring Mon-El, as well as the Legion of Super-Heroes from several years ago!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Triad of Terror

by Libbylawrence
published November 8, 2002

When Duo Damsel is abducted by a Carggian master showman and his band of performers, her pupils at the Legion Academy race to rescue her. But after Luornu Durgo Taine is forced to relive all the highs and lows of her life as Triplicate Girl and Duo Damsel, will she escape only to find herself in even worse peril? And can the Legion of Super-Heroes reach her in time to save her from death itself?

Legion of Super-Heroes: Seeds of Change

by Libbylawrence
published November 15, 2002

The annual election for leader of the Legion of Super-Heroes has arrived, but no one except Dream Girl could have foretold the identity of the unlikely winner. Meanwhile, there are changes all around for several members as old business gives way to new.

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Legion of Super-Heroes: Circle of Darkness

by Libbylawrence
published November 26, 2002

The Dark Circle returns from a long period of dormancy to strike again! But as they begin using germ warfare, can the Legion of Super-Heroes stop them in time to prevent plagues and death on a massive scale? And are the Legionnaires being distracted from the real threat? Guest starring Dev-Em!

Legion of Substitute Heroes: The Old Order Changeth, Kinda

by Libbylawrence
published December 3, 2002

Science Police Officer Gigi Cusimano just can’t seem to catch a break. Temporarily assigned as liaison officer to the Legion of Substitute Heroes, currently on the orbiting hospital called Multivac, she finds herself hospitalized when exposed to a combination of Infectious Lass’ germs and Porcupine Pete’s quills! But the worst is to come when the Subs decide to hold tryouts to recruit new members, with typically disastrous results! Introducing a new team lineup for the Subs!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Faerie Tale

by Libbylawrence
published December 12, 2002

When Chameleon Boy receives a summons from his old flame, Princess Elwinda of the other-dimensional world of Nadir, he and a group of Legionnaires enter a world where Dungeons & Dragons is not a game! But what connection is there between the events on Nadir and the man who would be king of Orando?

Legion of Super-Heroes: A Tale of Two Amulets

by Libbylawrence
published March 6, 2003

Colossal Boy’s father shares a bittersweet reunion with his old comrades from his old U.P. Space Fleet ship, the Explorer, when they realize that someone is trying to kill them all, one by one! And Brainiac 5 investigates an anomaly at a prison in Antarctica that proves to be a very dangerous situation! But it will be two simple amulets of very different origins that ultimately lead the Legionnaires to solve these pair of mysteries.

Showcase: The Heroes of Lallor: Children of the Atom

by Libbylawrence
published May 8, 2003

The mutant champions called the Heroes of Lallor face off against the so-called Villains of Lallor, a band of evil mutants! But when the Heroes are enslaved by their oldest enemy and sent to the slave world of Stygia, will the daughter of the fearsome Zaryan the Conqueror prove to be the unlikeliest of allies? Introducing Zaryana!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Shadows and Substance

by Libbylawrence
published March 21, 2003

Shadow Lass leads the Legion of Super-Heroes to her homeworld of Talok VIII to rescue her cousin and fight for her people. But as the Legionnaires faces a group of super-powered mercenaries and the dreaded demon of the desert in their efforts to protect the city of Ibid-Ganar, will they unwittingly free a dangerous ancient menace from the stars?

Legion of Super-Heroes: Live Long and Die

by Libbylawrence
published July 30, 2003

The Dark Man has returned and is killing the surviving immortals of the thirtieth century! But is this a mere murder spree, or could it be part of a plan that might threaten the universe itself? And can the Legion of Super-Heroes put a stop to these dark plans even with the help of the Green Lantern Corps? You won’t want to miss this epic showdown between the forces of life and death! Guest starring several long-unseen Legionnaires!

Legion of Substitute Heroes: Future Shock

An Invasion crossover

by Martin Maenza
published March 30, 2003

A discovery on Pluto leads the Legion of Substitute Heroes and guest star Cosmic Boy to face a strange and tragic menace from a thousand years in the past! But will Prometheus of the Hybrid end up being a hero or a villain in this new era?

Legion of Super-Heroes: Die and Let Live, Book 1: Lazarus Reborn

by Martin Maenza
published December 5, 2003

A dead warrior is brought back to life for the purposes of an ancient, evil organization! And when a visitor is assassinated at the Legion Academy, it’s up to the Legion of Super-Heroes to find out who’s behind it! But as they investigate the murder, are they prepared to learn the identity of the assassin? Can they think the unthinkable?

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Return

by Libbylawrence
published August 22, 2003

In this epic tale, the Legion of Super-Heroes must fight a desperate battle to stop a threat to more than one world! Wounds of the past are reopened when the descendants of Superman’s family on Rokyn are all wiped out, with only one survivor! And an attack on Colu by a war-world provides the pretext for a much worse conflict to come! Will one of the Legion’s most dangerous foes finally succeed in gaining control of the universe? And what connection does this foe have to one of Superman’s most dangerous enemies? Introducing Andromeda!

Legion of Super-Heroes: Die and Let Live, Book 2: Troubled Souls

by Martin Maenza and Libbylawrence
published February 23, 2004

The Legion of Super-Heroes must find out whether the assassin they’re searching for is really their long-dead teammate or merely a double or clone! But when they do finally capture him and discover the truth, what will that mean for the team? Meanwhile, the head of the League of Assassins decides to cut off that organization’s weakest link and destroy the Legion at the same time!

Legionnaires: Dawnstar: Vision Quest

by Libbylawrence
published October 2, 2003

Dawnstar risks her life to find the solution to a deadly threat that could destroy Starhaven! But as she undertakes a vision quest to commune with the Great Spirit to find out what she must do, the lessons she learns about herself may prove to be even more valuable!

Legionnaires: Sun Boy: Burning Hatred

by Libbylawrence
published March 12, 2004

Looking into the case of a missing person who was also a rejected Legion applicant leads Sun Boy to solve another mystery entirely! But as he looks more deeply, he ends up discovering an enemy from his past who is a very real threat, not only to Metropolis but to the entire world!

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Bride of Mordru

by Libbylawrence
published April 21, 2004

The Legion of Super-Heroes fights to save one of its own as Mordru returns, and the Legionnaires fear that the White Witch is the dark lord’s intended bride! But as they travel to the Sorcerers’ World, will even the combined power of the Legion be enough to stop one of their most powerful enemies? And will the betrayal of one of the Legion’s own be the key to Mordru’s success?

Legion of Super-Heroes: World War

by Libbylawrence
published August 20, 2004

The Legion of Super-Heroes battles foes who strike without reason or warning in order to clear the name of the father of one of their own! But in a case where nothing is as it seems, will the trail lead them from one dying world to another, in one of the strangest Legion adventures ever?

Legionnaires: Star Boy: Going Through Changes

by Libbylawrence
published March 15, 2005

Star Boy returns home to Xanthu, only to encounter a threat from someone who might be from his possible future! But the ensuing battle pales in comparison with the life-changing surprise in store for him from someone in his past! Introducing Atma, champion of Xanthu!

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Legion of Super-Heroes: Wedding on Winath

by Libbylawrence
published May 30, 2005

As Timber Wolf takes Lightning Lass as his wife, sinister foes try to take the Legionnaires’ very lives when Lightning Lord returns seeking vengeance on the world that rejected him! But as the Legion of Super-Heroes struggles to deal with the apparent return of Validus, it must also contend with a desperate criminal couple from a possible future!

Substitute Legionnaires: Color Kid: The Color of Heroism

by Drivtaan
published October 19, 2008

Visiting Shanghalla, the memorial asteroid, Ulu Vakk expects to have a peaceful graveside visit like always. But when a group of super-villains shows up in search of an ancient hero’s grave, Color Kid ends up facing none other than the Fatal Five! Can a Substitute Legionnaire whose only power is to change colors take on the galaxy’s worst villains singlehandedly?

Adult Legion alternate timeline (30th century)

Adult Legion: A New Future

by Goose Gansler
published February 3, 2006

In the alternate future timeline of the Adult Legion of Super-Heroes, the good fight continues with new members such as Lexor Man and Mr. Mxyztic. But even grown-up Legionnaires can be fooled, as shown when they are manipulated by Lightning Lord and Saturn Queen into letting them go free. Meanwhile, a new threat is on the horizon when a rogue Coluan with thirteenth-level intelligence who calls himself the Computyrant begins reassembling the Legion of Super-Villains!

The Flash alternate timeline (30th century)

The Flash: Future Tales, 2985: Crisis of Conscience

by Immortalwildcat
published March 29, 2001

Barry Allen realizes that, despite his change of location and time, he can be the same kind of hero in the thirtieth century that he was a thousand years earlier as the Flash! But where will that leave his wife, Iris?