A young shepherd boy named Joel is called upon by the old wizard Shazam to protect a couple with child on a trip to Bethlehem to pay taxes! But little does the Shepherd realize how often his amazing new powers will be called upon to battle a number of evil menaces seeking to prevent the first Christmas Day!
by Dan Swanson, with Drivtaan
When a massive asteroid named Damocles threatens Earth, Green Lantern and Starman head into outer space to divert the danger from above. But as they investigate, the two JSA members are attacked by a few old enemies from the planet Mars who manage to disable their powers! Can Alan Scott and Ted Knight figure out a way to regain control over the power ring and the cosmic rod in time to save the Earth from destruction? Introducing the Lawman of Mars!
Super-heroes deserve a day off just like the rest of us, don’t they? Well, tell that to Doctor Hoot and the all-new, all-different A.C.R.O.S.T.I.C. as this group of super-villains shows up to spoil the Zoo Crew’s much-deserved beach break! But how can Captain Carrot and the others put a stop to Hoot’s plan when he discovers the secret switch that can turn off the super-heroes’ powers altogether?
by Starsky Hutch 76, with Doc Quantum of the Time Trust, Frank G. Murdock, Immortalwildcat and Libbylawrence
When Superman was a Superboy, he discovered that his parents Jor-El and Lara had survived Krypton’s explosion, but had contracted a fatal case of anti-kryptonite poisoning and were unable to be revived without killing them! In the present, Brainiac reunites Superman with his parents in the worst way — by making him watch them die! But fate has other plans for all of them when Superman seeks the help of Hun’ya, ruler of the Scrubb Empire, who once fought Muhammad Ali! Guest starring Superwoman, Blue Devil, the Omega Men, Valura Tur-Thol, and Lobo!
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!
by Starsky Hutch 76
In this tale narrated by Cain, a young couple has to put up with neighbors who are overheard constantly fighting with each other. But when tragedy strikes, a haunting begins, and only one elusive thing can bring peace to this troubled soul.
by Dave Barnowski
The Magic Crystal of History grants its owner the power to travel through time. But if you knew having the time crystal would lead to certain death, would you allow another to accept it, even if it was for the greater good? Immortals Arion and Nommo weigh this question one night in 1934.
by Doc Quantum of the Time Trust and Vibe 41005
In a world at war, Crestwood Mall in St. Louis, Missouri, seems like the safest place to be, until a team of Nazi super-villains called Amerika’s Crusaders attacks at the heart of America! The only ones who can stop them are an impromptu team of six young super-heroes! Introducing Flare, Offspring, Spidergirl, the Raven, the Red Bee, and Brainchild — together known as the Young Allies!
by Dan Swanson
When a spidermonk gains super-powers and goes on a rampage, the Justice Machine is called in to stop the tiny terror! Meanwhile, a terrorist strikes at the very heart of the government itself, pitting another group of Justice Machine members against dangerous foes! Just another day in the life for the Justice Machine!
Whatever happened to Isis in the years since she was a prominent super-heroine in the 1970s? How do a teen beauty queen, a swashbuckling archaeologist, and a pregnant woman fit into the mystery? And who will be the Mighty Isis for the modern age — Andrea Thomas or Adrianna Tomaz?
Bruce Wayne finds himself in the unenviable position of having to go shopping for a toy on Christmas Eve, but he has no reason to suspect that he will be needed as Batman this day. So when a violent incident occurs during his trip to the mall, he must find a way to take action as Batman without his usual equipment!
by Drivtaan, Starsky Hutch 76, Libbylawrence, Brian K. Asbury, Blackwolf247, Comickook and Martin Maenza
An accident causes Brainiac of the Legion of Doom to become Pulsar Stargroove, rhythmic leader of the Legion of Funk! But as the Legion dominates the music charts, strange events happen all over the country. Another team of super-villains with a weakness for fruit pies form together as the Host of Badness! Meanwhile, the Super Friends welcome Apache Chief to their number, and the Teen Titans lose their memories! Will all these threads come together to form one coherent plot? Not at all! That’s why we called in Drivtaan to wrap it all up in the form of an ultimate musical showdown — a battle of the bands! You don’t want to miss this bizarre and peculiar attempt at humor by the Five Earths writers!
In a distant future ravaged by invasions and wars, where the true spirit of Christmas has been forgotten, a thousand-year-old heroine tells the battle-grizzled Barker the significance of Christmas.
by Dave Barnowski
The Justice Society of America’s annual Christmas tradition is to anonymously deliver gifts to the children of America. But even with all their power, they’ve never been unable to gift every child… until now.
by Doc Quantum of the Time Trust
Over twenty years ago, long before the Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Monitor found a half-dead child named Lyla floating lost at sea and saved her, nurtured her, and watched her grow into womanhood to ultimately become his emissary, Harbinger. This is the story of the first Christmas of many that they spent together.