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!
When an old foe returns, Wonder Woman and Artemis are sent hurtling through time to meet their destinies! But what does the Time Master want with Mars Isle, and how will his interference affect the island’s future? Meanwhile, meet a new member of the Wonder Family! Introducing Cassie Sandsmark, the new Wonder Girl!
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?
by Dan Swanson, with Doc Quantum
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!
by Libbylawrence, with Doc Quantum
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!
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?
by Doc Quantum
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.
by Brian K. Asbury
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!
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?
by Doc Quantum, Comickook, Drivtaan, Philip-Todd Franklin, Blackwolf247 and Cassie Foxx, with T Campbell
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!
by Starsky Hutch 76 and Martin Maenza
Superman’s friends and family are plagued by that troublesome imp from the fifth dimension! But when Mr. Mxyzptlk reveals his true objective — to marry either Lois Lane or Kristin Wells (Superwoman) — who will Superman choose to save from wedded misery? Guest starring Supergirl and other members of the Superman family!
by Martin Maenza
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?
by Doc Quantum and Martin Maenza, based on Super Friends #7-9 by E. Nelson Bridwell
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!
by Martin Maenza
Back in 1969, rock ‘n’ roll 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!
by Martin Maenza
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!