by Philip-Todd Franklin
A young man named Hiroshi Tain struggles to understand how he has become an agent of Old Glory! More importantly, how can this Japanese-American become a member of Rick Flagg’s Freedom Force, when the old soldier already hates his guts? Meanwhile, as Hi-Jack continues to search out the Earth-X counterparts of his old allies, Amos Fortune and the Royal Flush Gang of Earth-One, has he inadvertently made an enemy who seeks his death? And what murderous dark force is destroying the Imperial Japanese fleet, one sailor at a time? Guest starring Plastic Man and Max Mercury, the former Quicksilver!
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list Unknown location: The next morning Hiroshi Tain awoke early and was just finished dressing himself when a knock came at his door. Opening it, he said, “Yes?” On the other side of the door was a young woman dressed in the same combat fatigues as most of the . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list Hi-Jack ran like a man possessed, his long coat flowing behind him as he moved. He had no idea what he was going to do, nor even how he was going to fight off four people at once. All he knew was that they could not be allowed . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list Wellington Estate, Los Angeles, California, September 14, 9:51 A.M.: Jack Wellington slowly drove his car toward the mansion that had become home not too long ago, continuing to replay through his mind the news he’d received after his plane had landed. He’d been told that there was an . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list A secure military air base near Washington, D.C., September 13, 11:45 P.M.: A long black stretch limousine drove in from the main road and stopped in front of a tall fence topped with razor wire. From a building attached to the fence strolled a man in black combat . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list Aboard the destroyer Sun Tzu, Pearl Harbor, Hawaiian Islands, 0600 hours: The ship sat completely dark beside the port, and not a single man could be seen responding to the warning whistles blaring all over the naval base. As the military shore patrol arrived to the gangplank of . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list Continued from Feature: Hi-Jack: Saving Grace Continued from Feature: Mary Merlin and the Isles of Avalon Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, September 13, 1986: The Imperial Japanese occupation fleet steamed into the naval yard at Pearl Harbor. In Admiral Oruko’s cabin aboard the aircraft carrier Yamato, a man dressed . . .Earth-X on .
That crackpot scientist Professor Twerp is back with another weird experiment, but this time he’s endangering Santa Claus himself! Can Bill the Magnificent act fast enough to save the Christmas of 1944?
by Philip-Todd Franklin
On the mystical isles of Avalon, young Mary Merlin has lived a life of relative peace on the Isles of Avalon, learning from the greatest wizard of them all, Merlin the magician. But when a great threat arises on her homeworld of Earth-X, the young magician-at-large must leave her safe haven and confront the rise of evil!
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list At first the two fairies left behind in the chamber had taken their assigned duty very seriously and had faithfully watched the two bowls and the great-sized crystal ball. After the first few hours had elapsed, however, they had begun to grow lax with their vigil. It was . . .Earth-X on .
by Philip-Todd Franklin Return to chapter list A young woman lounged on the beach along the palm trees of a tiny island, just basking under the slowly setting sun, nearly oblivious to all that went on in the world around her. It was a private beach with no one else in sight, so she wore . . .Earth-X on .
by Doc Quantum 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 Doc Quantum Return to chapter list By the time Ryan Choi had run back into the large stage area of the Crestwood Mall, he found only a group of young people in costumes in the process of securely binding the Bundist terrorists, who were all unconscious and badly beaten. Amerika’s Crusaders had been defeated. . . .Earth-X on .
by Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Penny and Jason Grey, now in costume as Spidergirl and the Raven, had finally made their way toward the mall entrance, which wasn’t easy with all the people trying to escape. Even worse, the security at the doors weren’t letting anyone else in until police reinforcements were called . . .Earth-X on .
by Vibe 41005 and Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Crestwood Mall in St. Louis was considered by most people to be one of the most modern and sophisticated shopping malls in the country. It was no surprise to anyone that the recruiting station in that mall would become even busier with the outbreak of . . .Earth-X on .