In the midst of the Crisis on Infinite Earths, police scientist Marlon Wells is struck by lightning and splashed by chemicals in a scene eerily reminiscent of the origin story of an old comic-book hero, the Flash. After being astonished to learn he also possesses the same super-speed as his hero, Marlon realizes he must use his powers for good. But with the world on the brink of annihilation, what can even a Speed Demon do?
When cosmic energy strikes the Earth, astronaut Stacy Macklin is given another chance to become Lady Lunar, but this time as a super-heroine! And she is not the only one, as she meets several other heroes and villains in similar situations: Karb-Brak the Andromedan, Remoni-Notra the second Star Sapphire, Moonman, Pulsar, and Skyman! To learn the secret of their cosmically restored powers, they must embark on an epic voyage to outer space! Meanwhile, various worlds are bombarded by mind-controlled armies bent on destruction! Who is behind this cosmic conquest? And what has all this got to do with a humble bookstore owner named Julius Leiber? Guest starring the Honor Team of Thronn, Queen Bee, Ron-Avon, and Genia, and introducing Cobol the Starknight!
Is Pariah truly cursed to live forever apart from humanity as he has always believed, or can the powers he’s hated for so long finally become a blessing? Only the Mysterious Traveler knows for certain. Guest starring the Five Monitors, and introducing Access!
Buddy Baker is just out shopping with his wife when a giant frog attacks Los Angeles! And who should come to his aid but a walking, talking turtle? Will any member of his team even believe his story long enough to help them stop the menace of Frogzilla in its tracks? Don’t miss this titanic team-up of Animal Man and Guy Gardner of the Conglomerate of Earth-One, and Fastback and Yankee Poodle of the Zoo Crew of Earth-C!
Something is amiss this Christmas season on the Bizarro World. Contrary to the Bizarro Code, someone has been delivering presents and bringing joy to children all across the planet of Htrae, all while impersonating that great villain of villains, Satan Claus! Bizarro No. 2 must find the person responsible for this great crime, or the Bizarro-ness of the Bizarro World will be in jeopardy! Guest starring Bizarro-Ambush Bug, Bizarro-Batman, Bizarro-Jimmy Olsen, and many others!
Abby Cable is living the perfect life with the perfect husband, the dashing and heroic Matt Cable, with a baby on the way. So why does it feel like she’s living in a doll’s house? And why can’t she recall the former love of her life, Swamp Thing? Guest starring the Phantom Stranger, and featuring the return of a long-forgotten spooky character!
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.
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!
As the last student left behind on Halloween at the Grimoire Academy of Applied Knowledge, Atom Blake the Boy Wizard is expecting nothing but the peace and quiet he needs to complete an overdue assignment. But when the demons Blaze and Satanus suddenly invade the island in search of a prize, Atom must call in some help in the form of Mary Marvel and the Lieutenant Mary Marvels, the world’s mightiest girls!
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.
by Starsky Hutch 76, with Doc Quantum, Vendikarr DeWuff, JSAGL and Libbylawrence
Vandal Savage has been away from Earth-2 for several years, and he returned to find that his organization’s grip on world affairs has weakened in his absence. The only ones standing in his way to secretly controlling the world once more are Commander Steel and the Suicide Squad! But to what depths will the team be forced to sink in order to end the evil that is Vandal Savage once and for all? Meanwhile, discover the secret of Mekanique and witness the birth of a new Immortal Man!
by Doc Quantum, Comickook, Drivtaan, Philip-Todd Franklin, Blackwolf247 and Cassie Foxx, with T Campbell
Giants roam the earth once more, but the Zoo Crew is nowhere to be found! When the world’s resident super-team is away during an emergency, who do you call in but — the Farm Team? But this group of new and forgotten heroes will have more to deal with than mere giants when they stumble upon a plot from another dimension to take over Earth-C! Introducing Ducktor Quackum, Comic-coo-coo, the Plaid Porcupine, Commander Fowl, Firefox, and their friends and allies, the Outhyders — Black Lightning Bug, Stink Bomber, Where Wolf, and Block Wolf!
Buddy and Ellen Baker just want to get away from the big city for a while, in order to spend a second honeymoon together in the mountains of Tennessee! But as they soon learn, trouble can come calling even in a sleepy resort town! Can the former Animal Man keep a fairly routine robbery from escalating into a family tragedy?
by Doc Quantum and Martin Maenza, based on Super Friends #7-9 by E. Nelson Bridwell
When a pair of alien twins arrives warning of a menace from space, the world’s greatest super-heroes must unite to save the planet from utter destruction! But can even the Global Guardians stop twelve super-bombs from killing the world? Meanwhile, a hopeful young hero wants to be the next top super-hero, but what price will he have to pay? Guest starring the Justice League of America and the Batmen of All Nations! And introducing Triumph and the Wonder Twins!
by Doc Quantum, Martin Maenza, Immortalwildcat and Starsky Hutch 76
A battle on three fronts! Pluto is raided to free the prisoners! Warworld is assaulted by an army of Earth’s heroes and villains! And Oa is stormed by the Green Lantern Corps and the Darkstars, only to find the true organizers of the Invasion! Featuring the heroes and villains of the DC Universe!