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?
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!
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 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!
by Dan Swanson, partially adapted from Justice League of America #73-74 by Dennis O’Neil and Dick Dillin
After the Earth disappears, a handful of strange visitors from other planets — Kell Orr of Xenon and his twin son and daughter Larre and Kelle, Tharka the Superwoman, and Regor of Uuz — each independently investigate Earth’s disappearance. Yet are they prepared for the cause of Earth’s disappearance, the living star called Aquarius? Having just battled both the JSA and the JLA, Aquarius managed to trick the heroes into believing he was destroyed, when he actually fled into space with Starman’s cosmic rod. But Starman and Green Lantern guess the eons-old villain’s deception and track him into deep space. When the heroes of Earth rendezvous with the super-stars of space, will even their combined powers be enough to stop Aquarius?
On the anniversary of Barry Allen’s death, Green Arrow recounts a tale of his team-up with the Flash against two villains — the Rainbow Raider and the Rainbow Archer! But with these two rainbow-themed villains competing for the same prize, will they end up doing the heroes’ work for them? And is there more to this story than meets the eye?
It’s a day many thought would never come — the wedding day of Oliver Queen and Dinah Lance, alias Green Arrow and Black Canary! But while so many super-hero weddings fall victim to attacks from super-villains, what makes this wedding day the quietest one of all? Guest starring the Justice League of America and a surprise guest star!
When a single alien ship lands near a small Alabama town, the Justice League of America is dispatched to find out what they’re up to. But when the JLAers find themselves overwhelmed and captured by a group of prepared Gordanians, only a local would-be super-hero can free them. Is Flea Flicker up to the task, or is he nothing more than a joke?
With Firefist in jail, Central City should be completely safe. But the Flash soon has his hands full not only with a case of spousal abuse, but also with the arrival of an old foe of the Justice League. Can the Flash stop the new, improved Amazo in time to save a friend from her abusive husband?
Even as the friends and adopted family of Bruce Wayne gather to pay their respects, ruthless tycoon Ruby Ryder makes her move, taking over large swaths of Gotham City real estate for development. The problem? Thousands of people still live there. Can Dick Grayson step into Bruce’s shoes fast enough to save both Wayne Industries and Gotham City itself?
It’s Thanksgiving Day, and all of Central City is celebrating — all but one mad arsonist seeking nothing but revenge. It’s up to Wally West, the Flash, to find the maniac and end his arson streak before anyone else gets hurt. But when the Flash finds himself in the middle of the blazing inferno itself, can even the world’s fastest man cheat death?
An unidentified flying object streaks through the sky and lands in the forest outside Central City. With an arsonist on the loose, the last thing the Flash needs to deal with is the robotic super-villain called Brainiac. But as the Flash battles this famous Superman foe, he begins to suspect that something has gone awry with Brainiac — or is it Brainiac at all?
A distress call from the planet Angor brings the entire Justice League of America to that planet, to find that the super-villains have overrun the world, and Earth is next in their sights! Can the added might of the JLA be enough to help the Angorian teams the Assemblers, the Triumphant Four, and Gene Factor free that world?
Hawkman and the other JLAers are planning Green Arrow’s bachelor party, but will the appearance of three brand-new super-villains put a crimp in the plans — or make it ten times better? Guest starring Arsenal and Ray Palmer!