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?
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!
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?
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!
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!
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?
by Martin Maenza, partially adapted from DC Super-Stars #10 by Bob Rozakis and Dick Dillin, and Batman Family #7 by Elliot S! Maggin and Curt Swan
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!
by Martin Maenza
Before the Secret Society of Super-Villains, before the Fearsome Five, Gizmo was just a self-taught inventor named Mikron O’Jeneus! 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!
by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum
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 CSyphrett, with Martin Maenza
When five mystically based heroes from five different parallel Earths come together to stop a threat to each of their worlds, they little expect what may come from the adventure. Could a small piece of Hell, even properly controlled, make a good environment for a school of magic? Featuring Captain Marvel of Earth-S, Doctor Occult of Earth-Two, Doctor Mist of Earth-One, Margo the Magician of Earth-X, and Yarko the Great of Earth-Four!
by Brian K. Asbury
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!
Queen Hippolyta of Sanctuary Isle, leader of the Amazons, reminisces about her headstrong daughter Diana and the events that led her to become the villainess of man’s world called Superwoman.
Cannonball, the corporate crusader and star of the hit TV show Hero For Hire, enjoys the good life in Metropolis in front of the television camera! But what life and death battle propelled Ryan Chase, the retired former hero called the Human Cannonball, into heroic super-stardom? Daily Planet reporter Meg Tempest is determined to learn the true story! Guest starring Superman!
Coming back from the dead once more, Tremaine recalls what had brought him to his current state as an undead ghoul. In the Old West, The outlaw Lazarus Tremaine flees across the Southwest from a feared bounty hunter in the wake of a bank robbery. Coming across a house in the desert, he looses El Diablo on the night and dooms himself to a living death. But can the place he died a century ago also be the key to his salvation?
by Libbylawrence and Starsky Hutch 76
The Supergirl from the far future and Valor, the current heirs to the Maid of Steel, seek their roots on Rokyn while trying not to get killed or kill each other doing so! But what dangerous family secrets lie behind Lesla-Lar’s birth? And will Lydia-7 ever learn who her own direct ancestor was? Featuring the return of the Phantom Zone villains and the debut of Ultra Girl and Rokyn’s Green Lantern!