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?
The attack on Gorilla City commences, as the super-villains manage to infiltrate the city of the apes through different means. But Gorilla Grodd is in charge of this plan, and he only looks out for himself! Will the Secret Society of Super-Villains be sacrificed to put him on the throne?
Gorilla Grodd sets Gizmo and Copperhead on a recruitment drive with some interesting results when he needs some troops for his upcoming attack on Gorilla City! But not even the Secret Society of Super-Villains can guess what Grodd plans to do with their new recruits!