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DC Universe: Crisis on Infinite Earths: The Villain War

by Martin Maenza, adapted and expanded from Crisis on Infinite Earths #9-10 by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez
published December 31, 2001

A Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover

As the remaining Earths begin to merge together, Brainiac and Lex Luthor of Earth-One have a plan to take them all! With an army of super-villains gathered from all five Earths, they mount a carefully planned invasion of Earth-Four, Earth-S, and Earth-X, swiftly defeating those worlds’ heroes. An army of super-heroes from Earth-One and Earth-Two soon arrive to free the other three Earths, but with the numbers favoring the villains, can the heroes rally to beat the odds? Guest starring the Justice League of America, the Justice Society of America, the New Teen Titans, the Outsiders, Infinity Inc., the Doom Patrol, the Metal Men, the Marvel Family, the Freedom Fighters, and the Sentinels of Justice!

Secret Origins: Tex Thomson: An American Tale

by Libbylawrence
published March 9, 2000

If you thought you knew the story of Tex Thomson, alias Mister America, alias the Americommando, you were wrong! Those are just three of the identities of this hero with many names!

DC Universe: Crawling from the Wreckage, Book 1: Crisis Aftermath

by JSAGL, Starsky Hutch 76, Anubis8, Rubberman41 and LadyObie33
published November 9, 1999

In the aftermath of the Crisis on Infinite Earths, the heroes in the Justice Society of America and Infinity Inc. try to pick up the pieces. Hawkman, Wildcat, and the Huntress are injured. Superman and his wife Lois find themselves new adoptive parents to the orphaned Superboy from Earth-Prime. Roy Harper (the former Speedy) and Jesse Chambers (daughter of Johnny Quick and Liberty Belle) contemplate a future with Infinity Inc. The barrier to Earth-One has become impassable, and Starman seeks help getting there from his old friend, Professor Maximillian Arturo. From the ashes of the Crisis, three new heroes debut: Red Arrow, Jesse Quick, and the all-new Catwoman. Meanwhile, what villainous plot are the Ultra-Humanite and Alexis Luthor up to?

Starman: Stars and Sliders

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

published January 11, 2000

What if you could find brand new worlds right here on Earth, where anything is possible — same planet, different timeline? That is the question Ted Knight, alias Starman, must face when he finds the gateway and accompanies a group of Sliders to visit unknown alternate timelines. But where does that leave his sons, David and Jack?

Showcase: Paladin of Light: Out of the Darkness

Part 2 of The Resurrection Man

by PaladinLgt
published November 7, 2000

For centuries, Paladin of Light — fabled lost hero of the Golden Age — has been in constant battle in an otherworldly realm of darkness. When he finally returns to Earth to find that a mere 40 years has passed since his disappearance, he wants nothing more than to settle into retirement as Mark Lake and put the hero business behind him. But when the Crisis on Infinite Earths comes, his plans change — and he becomes part of someone else’s plans.

DC Universe: Crawling from the Wreckage, Book 2: Next Generation

by Starsky Hutch 76, JSAGL and Rubberman41
published December 5, 1999

The adopted son of Superman, the Superboy of Earth-Prime, is about to make his debut as this world’s first and only Superboy. Meanwhile, in Gotham City, an orphaned boy named Jason Todd makes the mistake of stealing from the Joker’s daughter, the deadly Harley Quinn, and stumbles into the Batcave. While Robin has been establishing himself in Gotham as the Batman’s successor under the name of Red Robin, is there room for a Batwing? And while the Atom and his wife are visiting Atlanta, Georgia, a powerful explosion destroys much of the city. What will the Atom do when he finds the boy at ground zero?

DC Universe: Crawling from the Wreckage, Book 3: Reconstruction

by Starsky Hutch 76, Vendikarr DeWuff, Anubis8, Rubberman41 and Tynnechris
published December 29, 1999

Changes are afoot as the Huntress makes her recovery on Paradise Island. Alexander Luthor Junior from Earth-3 shows up at the Kent farm. Aquaman’s daughter show up at the JSA Brownstone univited. The Atom brings young Grant Emerson from Atlanta. Jay and Joan’s son makes his debut. Steve Trevor becomes Odysseus. The kids talk about a Junior JSA. And what’s that? Dick and Kara kissing in a tree.

Liberty Belle: The Future Is Now

by Libbylawrence
published December 29, 1999

While visiting her dying friend Rick Cannon, Libby Lawrence gains a new lease on her heroic life as Liberty Belle thanks to a certain Valkyrie, then poses as the Cheetah in order to infiltrate a criminal gathering. Can she pull it off, or is someone playing cat and mouse games with her? Guest starring the Grim Ghost and Jonni Thunder.

Showcase: Insect Queen: The Last Laugh, or Cocoon

by Libbylawrence
published December 30, 1999

Lana Lang undergoes a metamorphosis as the Insect Queen when one of her TV reviews angers a not-so-merry Prankster!

Infinity Inc: To Infinity and Beyond

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by JSAGL and Starsky Hutch 76
published December 10, 1999

Changes are afoot for Infinity Inc. as Red Arrow joins the crew just in time to witness a fight between the Ray of Earth-X’s Freedom Fighters and his son. The Star Spangled Kid chooses a new name, while Helene Astor begins to weave her spell around the Silver Scarab. While the all-new Aquaman, the new Ray, and Jesse Quick join the team, Dr. Beth Chapel has some bad news for Rick Tyler.

Showcase: The Book of the Scarab

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Vendikarr DeWuff
published December 10, 1999

In the Egyptian desert, a young archaeologist named Jared Stevens makes the find of a lifetime when he discovers the tomb of the fabled Kha-Ef-Re, which promises to change the direction of his life forever. Will he be prepared for what he finds there? And will he find the power to stop the schemes of an evil man seeking power of his own?

Doctor Fate: Fate Revealed

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Tynnechris
published December 30, 1999

For decades, Inza Nelson was forced to wait alone at Fate’s Tower while her husband Kent joined with the Lord of Order called Nabu to fight evil as Doctor Fate. But what will she do when she learns that she had always been intended to be part of Doctor Fate, too? Learn the final fate of Nabu and the new order of Doctor Fate in this epic tale. Guest starring Jared Stevens, the Scarab!

Superman Family: The Adventures of Jemi Olsen

by Tynnechris
published January 12, 2000

Cub reporter Jemi Olsen, grand-niece of Superman’s pal Jimmy Olsen, is covering a routine convention when a trio of meta-humans suddenly emerges from the time stream. When they vanish moments later, along with Jemi, will they take her on an excellent adventure or a bogus journey?

Secret Origins: The Secret Origin of Kiku

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Tynnechris, with JSAGL
published January 14, 2000

Johnny Thunder and his amazing Thunderbolt were the only heroes to come out of the tiny island nation of Badhnisia. That is, until the Crisis on Infinite Earths, when a thirteen-year-old girl named Kiku accepts an amazing dial to help her overcome the ultimate evil!

Green Lantern: Emerald Renaissance

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Vendikarr DeWuff, Starsky Hutch 76 and JSAGL
published January 13, 2000

After healing his old friend Wildcat, Alan Scott the Green Lantern experiments with the Green Flame energies, unexpectedly granting youth to himself and his wife, Molly Maynne Scott. As the Green Lantern and the Harlequin enjoy their newfound youth, Marcie Cooper plots behind the scenes. But what is she up to? And when a Weaponer of Qward finds his way to Earth-2, it results in a new heroine called Corona. Special appearance by Jade and Obsidian.

Showcase: Flamebird: At Grandmother’s Beck and Call

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Immortalwildcat
published March 20, 2000

Out of the ashes of tragedy, a new heroine is born in the days following the Crisis! When the granddaughter of Kathy Carson (nee Kane, alias Batwoman) goes to live with her, they become caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous criminal’s scheme, and Flamebird is born. Carrying on her grandmother’s heroic legacy, can Flamebird outthink the devious mind of the Thinker even without the help of Red Robin and Power Girl?

Liberty Belle: The Stars Above

by Libbylawrence
published January 24, 2000

Two new foes with a hatred for Starman give Liberty Belle trouble, and Belle brings a forgotten hero out of retirement to help her save Jonni Thunder. Guest starring Red Robin and introducing Star Sapphire!

DC Universe: Crawling from the Wreckage, Book 4: Twilight of the Gods

by Starsky Hutch 76, JSAGL, Vendikarr DeWuff, Anubis8 and Tynnechris
published January 13, 2000

As the Odysseus persona begins to affect Steve Trevor’s mind, can the JSA stop him before he hurts his own daughter, Fury? And in Gotham City, it’s Catwoman versus the Huntress, with Red Robin, Batwing, and Power Girl on the sidelines, as Helena Wayne discovers Yolanda Montez’s new costumed identity, and she’s not happy about it. Then the entire JSA is assembled as a broken and beaten Spectre collapses before them with a dire warning: The Spear of Destiny is destroying Earth-2 by bringing about Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods. Can the JSA stop the world from being destroyed again? Guest starring the Junior JSA, and introducing the JSA Reserves!

Junior JSA: Field Trip

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Immortalwildcat
published January 19, 2000

The JSA is gone when an old friend, the original Red Tornado, blows into town for a visit. And boy, does she have some surprising news! But now that Ma Hunkel is looking out for the Junior JSA, who’s going to look out for her? The team’s first outing is interrupted by someone claiming to be the heir to the Wizard’s power.

Showcase: JSA Reserves: All This and Earth-Two

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Rubberman41
published February 4, 2000

Kyle Rayner has had a very bad day. After giving up a ring of power, he is manipulated into receiving another powerful artifact — the Powerstone! But what has this got to do with Wotan’s plan to rejuvenate old villains using the power of Ian Karkull and Jade? Everything, as it turns out, when Alexis Luthor’s new Injustice Unlimited team attack the JSA Brownstone to kidnap Jade and Kyle. Can the JSA Reserves rally soon enough to stop the villainous plan?

Arrowette: The Archer’s Legacy

by Starsky Hutch 76
published January 4, 2000

Bonnie Jones-Carter thought her future was set in stone by having a famous mother. She’s about to find out having a famous grandfather, the Green Arrow, will have an even bigger impact on her destiny. Introducing Star City’s newest protectors, Arrowette and Flare!

Justice Society of America: Ragnarok

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by JSAGL, Libbylawrence, Immortalwildcat and Doc Quantum
published January 22, 2000

The JSA races to prevent the end of the world as depicted in Norse myth. But how can mere myth be so real? And could this mean the end of the JSA? Featuring the reappearances of a few fallen heroes.


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