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Secret Origins: A Real Speed Demon

by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum
Secret Origins of Earth-S: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Secret Origins: A Real Speed Demon, Chapter 2: Hostages in Crisis

by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum Return to chapter list The next day, Marlon Wells found himself glued to his television set at home, even as he huddled under his blankets for warmth. The world had gone to hell in a hand-basket since he’d been struck by that lightning bolt, though he was sure that Hell . . .

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Secret Origins: A Real Speed Demon, Chapter 1: Flash of Lightning

by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum Return to chapter list August 1, 1985: Marlon Wells was hard at work for the State Forensics Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was testing a substance for poison, and as he held the test tube in the light from a window, watching the color change, it tested positive. Marlon . . .

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Whiz: Palette: 1960: Murder in the Evening

by Dan Swanson
Whiz: The Five Earths Project
When artist Alex Silverstone attends a play with her policewoman friend Donna Sparks, they expect nothing but a wonderful evening out! What they didn’t expect was to become witnesses to an actual murder! Can Palette use her power of visual projection to solve the crime before the killer gets away?

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare

by Libbylawrence
America's Greatest: The Five Earths Project
In the immediate aftermath of the Suspendium trap that took away the world’s greatest heroes, Ken Wyman is given a chance to relive his glory days as the Devil’s Dagger when a damsel in distress asks for his help! The Dagger and El Carim, the Master of Magic, thus race off to Africa to help liberate the home of the dispirited Lee Granger, the legendary Jungle King. As the Dagger helps this broken hero against an army of intelligent gorillas, can this crazy adventure point the way to his new future?

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare, Chapter 3: Lords of the Jungle

by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list “You captured the so-called Jungle Princess! Excellent!” said the leader of the guard gorillas, who wore a burnoose with a matching white safari jacket. El Carim, ever the performer, stepped forward and gave a masterful impression of the harsh-voiced gorilla who had threatened them in the theater. “Yes,” he . . .

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare, Chapter 2: Man of Miracles

by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list In his dressing room, El Carim thoughtfully served tea to his guests and then sat down in front of an illuminated makeup mirror and looked expectantly at them. “How may I help you?” he asked. “I come from a rather remote part of Africa,” said Lena. “My people are . . .

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare, Chapter 1: Dagger to the Heart

by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list November 15, 1953: Ken Wyman looked at his stalled car as it sat by the side of the road, and he considered it to be a metaphor for the way his life was going. “I’m broken down on the side of the road of life!” he said, never one . . .

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare, Prologue, 1987: Cruel and Unusual Punishment

by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list 1987: Parker Maximum Security Prison was an ominous-looking compound with a highly trained security team, grim-looking facilities, and multiple dangerous inmates. While the prison did receive visitors, few of them could accurately be described as cheerful looking. That’s why the staffers of the facility were surprised by how friendly . . .

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Secret Files: Marvel Family: The Shepherd

by Drivtaan
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Secret Files: Marvel Family: The Shepherd, Chapter 3: The Final Gifts

by Drivtaan Return to chapter list The next couple of days and nights were uneventful, yet Joel, once again transformed, remained vigilant. He reasoned within himself that, were anything else to happen, it would have to be soon. On the third day of travel, halfway between Jericho and Bethlehem, Joel’s instincts proved true. Joel, holding . . .

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Secret Files: Marvel Family: The Shepherd, Chapter 2: Nothing to Fear

by Drivtaan Return to chapter list It was almost noon their second day after crossing the Jordan when the Shepherd discovered the next threat to his charges. He had thought the giant scorpion was unbelievable, but what he saw trying to slip unnoticed into a position of advantage over the couple really made him question . . .

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Secret Files: Marvel Family: The Shepherd, Chapter 1: A Dangerous Mission

by Drivtaan Return to chapter list The old wizard leaned forward on his granite throne and spoke a word of arcane power. The coals in a brazier to his left ignited, and the flames began to grow until they rose almost three feet high. Tongues of fire began to curl in upon themselves until an . . .

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The Mighty Isis: Whatever Happened to Isis?

by Libbylawrence
The Mighty Isis: The Five Earths Project
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?

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The Mighty Isis: Whatever Happened to Isis? Chapter 3: Fragments of a Shattered Life

by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list The Mighty Isis stared with wide eyes that glistened with tears as she saw scenes drawn from her own clouded memories and projected in the air. She saw a beautiful Egyptian girl standing before a mystically imprisoned man who had a long white beard and an expression of wisdom . . .

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