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!
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?
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!
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!
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?
by Martin Maenza, adapted and expanded from Crisis on Infinite Earths #9-10 by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez
As the remaining Earths begin to merge together, Brainiac and Lex Luthor of Earth-One have a plan to take them all! With an army of super-villains gathered from all five Earths, they mount a carefully planned invasion of Earth-Four, Earth-S, and Earth-X, swiftly defeating those worlds’ heroes. An army of super-heroes from Earth-One and Earth-Two soon arrive to free the other three Earths, but with the numbers favoring the villains, can the heroes rally to beat the odds? Guest starring the Justice League of America, the Justice Society of America, the New Teen Titans, the Outsiders, Infinity Inc., the Doom Patrol, the Marvel Family, the Freedom Fighters, and the Sentinels of Justice!
A group of super-villains from three different worlds converges on Earth-S on a quest for a piece of the Rock of Eternity itself! As Shazam’s Squadron of Justice and the Marvel Family take on these villains in individual skirmishes, will the real goal become evident in time for the heroes to stop them?