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Super-Stars of Space: The Universe and Mr. Leiber

by Libbylawrence, with Doc Quantum
Super-Stars of Space: The Five Earths Project
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!

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DC Universe: Enter the Defender

by Libbylawrence
DC Universe: Enter the Defender: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Secret Origins: The Origin of Space Ranger

by Libbylawrence
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Mary Marvel and Atom Blake: Magic and Demons and Ghouls, Oh My!

by Dan Swanson, with Doc Quantum
America's Greatest: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Batman and the Toyman: Play Dead

by HarveyKent
The Brave and the Bold: The Five Earths Project
Years ago, after Winslow P. Schott went into retirement as the original Toyman, a younger man became the new Toyman, only to be murdered later on by Schott when he came out of retirement. That act of murder has finally caught up with the original Toyman when he finds himself trapped in a house of deadly toys built by the second Toyman’s mother! Luckily for Schott, Batman caught up to him at the same time. But as they make their way deeper and deeper into the house, will this hero and this villain overcome all challenges or meet one final challenge that will overcome them?

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

by Doc Quantum
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
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.

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Secret Origins: The Wanderers: 2963: The Vault

by Brian K. Asbury
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Challengers of the Unknown: The Secret War

by Libbylawrence
Challengers of the Unknown: The Five Earths Project
Whatever happened to the original Secret Six? When they meet these forgotten adventurers from the past, the Challengers of the Unknown find out the truth behind the origins of that earlier heroic team and its founder, Mockingbird. But in the twenty years since they were formed, have the Secret Six remained heroes, or have they become villains?

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DC Universe: They Might Be Giants

by Doc Quantum, Comickook, Drivtaan, Philip-Todd Franklin, Blackwolf247 and Cassie Foxx, with T Campbell
DC Universe: They Might Be Giants: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Secret Origins: What Makes Chronos Tick?

by Martin Maenza
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
Over dinner, Dr. Harleen Quinzel gets inside the head of David Clinton, alias Chronos the Time Thief, who regales her with the story of what prompted him to become a criminal! But how far will the psychiatrist go to get the results she seeks from the Atom’s arch enemy?

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Secret Origins: The Global Guardians: 1982: Heroes of the World, Unite!

by Doc Quantum and Martin Maenza, based on Super Friends #7-9 by E. Nelson Bridwell
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Showcase: Whatever Happened to Nightmaster?

by Martin Maenza
Showcase of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
Back in 1969, rock ‘n’┬ároll star Jim Rook found himself in a very strange, magical land called Myrra, where he wielded a magical sword to save the kingdom as Nightmaster! Find out what happened to him after that and how it leads him to a very fateful encounter one autumn night!

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Titans West: Buzz Buzz

by Martin Maenza
Titans West: The Five Earths Project
Karen travels down memory lane and sees some action in San Diego, while Duela confides in Lilith about some recent discoveries of her own past!

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Secret Origins: Celebrand: 2950: Odyssey

by Libbylawrence
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Secret Origins: Mister Freeze: 1978: Virtue and Ice

by HarveyKent
Secret Origins of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
What’s in a name? For George Szerro, a great deal! Learn the tragic tale of how an unfortunate nickname led a young boy from Poland toward a life of crime as the cold-hearted criminal and Batman villain known first as Mister Zero and then as Mister Freeze!

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