Independent Heroes of Earth-2 DC Comics FanFiction: All-Star Squadron, Liberty Belle, Miss Terrific, Captain Thunder, Dragon Knight, Strobe, new heroes, international heroes

All-Star Squadron: The Five Earths Project
Liberty Belle of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Miss Terrific: The Five Earths Project
Captain Thunder of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Dragon Knight: The Five Earths Project
Showcase of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Secret Origins of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project

Times Past

Secret Files: The Spectre and Plastic Man: Times Past, 1938: Do You Know What I Know?

by Drivtaan
published December 9, 2003

It’s an unlikely team-up between police Detective Jim Corrigan and notorious gangster Eel O’Brian! But what makes the future Spectre and the future Plastic Man work on the same side of the law a few years before they hit the big time?

Smash Team-Up: Phantom Lady and Black Condor: Times Past, 1942: Lethal Legislation

by Libbylawrence
published June 27, 2000

Phantom Lady and Black Condor, two heroes based in Washington, D.C., battle a foe who seeks to influence American politics for his own benefit!

All-Star Squadron: Times Past, 1942: Gender Gasp

by Libbylawrence
published February 11, 2000

When the alien empress known as Star Sapphire removes all adult male heroes from earth, it’s up to the mystery-women of the All-Star Squadron to save them by going on a quest back through time and to parallel worlds and alternate timelines! But what will these brave heroines do when Star Sapphire sends an entranced army of All-Star men against them? Starring Wonder Woman, Liberty Belle, Phantom Lady, Hawkgirl, Doll Girl, Rose Psychic, Doris Lee, and Inza Cramer!

All-Star Squadron: Times Past, 1942: Overlord of the Underworld

by Libbylawrence
published August 18, 2000

Peril at a journalism convention unites several heroes and heroines from that field against an evil union! But is a handful of All-Star Squadron members enough to take on the all-new Brotherhood of the Electron and its members Sieur Satan, the Lightning Master, Doctor Doog, and Doctor Light?

All-Star Squadron: Times Past, 1942: Funny-Paper Love

by by Doc Quantum, adapted from Superman #19 by Jerry Siegel and John Sikela, and All-Star Squadron #64 by Roy Thomas and Wayne Boring
published April 19, 2012

Liberty Belle and Johnny Quick are as surprised as anyone to learn that villains straight out of the comic-strips are attacking Metropolis en masse! But as they spend that day recruiting help from fellow team members of the All-Star Squadron, in between making plans for their impending nuptials, they find that Superman and Lois Lane already have the situation well in hand with a comic-strip team of their own!

DC Universe: Times Past, 1943: The Space-Time Gambit, Book 1: Time’s Pawns

Part 1 of The Space-Time Gambit

by Libbylawrence
published July 10, 2000

It’s an adventure that spans space and time as Alexei Luthor, Superman’s arch-enemy, teams up with Dr. Doome, foe of the Seven Soldiers of Victory. Together, the two time-traveling villains pluck a group of super-heroes from parallel universes and multiple times and enslave them in order to capture the entire membership of the All-Star Squadron! But will an elderly master of time named Mr. Weed be able to stop their time-spanning schemes? Meanwhile, Luthor learns how he will die. Can even this infamous criminal scientist avoid his fate? Guest starring the Freedom Fighters, the Marvel Family, and many heroes of the Golden Age!

DC Universe: Times Past, 1943: The Space-Time Gambit, Book 2: Timelines

Part 3 of The Space-Time Gambit

by Libbylawrence
published July 12, 2000

With the entire membership of the All-Star Squadron locked away in a null-field, only one hero is left to save the world from the schemes of Alexei Luthor and Dr. Doome. But will Green Lantern’s quest through alternate future timelines produce a group of heroes powerful enough to stop an army of mind-controlled mystery-men?

DC Universe: Times Past, 1943: The Space-Time Gambit, Book 3: Timeline War

Part 5 of The Space-Time Gambit

by Libbylawrence
published July 12, 2000

The Space-Time Gambit comes to an exciting conclusion as Green Lantern’s army, composed of members of the Justice Society of America from three alternate future timelines, attacks Alexei Luthor and Dr. Doome’s lair. But can even this powerful JSA army take on the entire enslaved All-Star Squadron and other heroes? Also, find out what connection the final fate of Dr. Doome has with the end of the Seven Soldiers of Victory!

All-Star Squadron: Times Past, 1944: Crisis at the Cotillion

by Libbylawrence
published December 28, 1999

When the Cheetah, Catwoman, and Nightshade team up to rob the Debutantes for Dollars Charity Ball, they don’t realize their dance cards will include Liberty Belle, Mister Terrific, Hawkgirl, Firebrand, and Green Arrow! Guest starring Dinah Drake, the future Black Canary!

The Brave and the Bold: Doctor Mid-Nite and the Guardian: Times Past, 1947: Shedding Some Light

by Libbylawrence
published January 13, 2000

Just how has Doctor Mid-Nite remained so young over the years like his fellow Justice Society members, even though he wasn’t with them during the 1941 Ian Karkull case, in which they gained extended youth? Find out in this untold tale in which the blind avenger and the Guardian team up against a bank robber wielding a light-gun, with explosive consequences!

The Brave and the Bold: Lois Lane and Liberty Belle: Times Past, 1948: Women of Journalism

by Dan Swanson, with Immortalwildcat
published July 4, 2006

When journalism student Lily DeLuna attends a conference featuring famous reporters Lois Lane and Libby Lawrence, she has no idea that trouble will soon follow! As three super-villains attack the conference in order to kidnap Lois, the veteran Daily Star reporter and the retired Liberty Belle, along with Lily herself, soon find themselves in battle with the Sportsmaster, the Huntress, and the Oculist!

All-Star: Times Past, 1950: War of the Water Worlds

by Libbylawrence
published April 15, 2001

Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman have each encountered city-states that survived the ancient sinking of Atlantis, with survivors that include both air-breathers and water-breathers. But now an unknown foe seeks to take over all the water worlds through war! Can the assembled heroes bring peace to the cities of Atlantis when a legion of crafty foes want their deaths? And is a nomadic Aquaman ready to become king of all Atlantis? Guest starring Johnny Thunder, and introducing Imperius of New Rome!

Showcase: Regor of Uuz: Times Past, 1969: The Menace of Bantor

Part 1 of The Missing Earth

by Dan Swanson, based on “The Menace of the Machine Men,” Superman #57 (March-April, 1949)
published April 13, 2010

When giant robots from another world come to the planet Uuz for the rare and valuable mineral potassium, the only one standing in their way is the great hero, Regor. But as it becomes all too evident, this is a ruse concocted by Bantor, who holds the hero’s friends hostage. Can Regor put a stop to his arch-enemy’s plans without letting his friends get hurt in the process?

Showcase: Tharka the Superwoman: Times Past, 1969: Invaders from Earth

Part 2 of The Missing Earth

by Dan Swanson
published May 3, 2010

Original film footage from Tharka the Superwoman’s famous trip to Earth from her home planet of Zor years earlier was stolen — but why? Tharka learns the reason two years later, when her arch-nemesis Doctor Computeer declares herself Empress of Zor and forces Tharka to battle two super-powered foes from Earth — Captain Challenge and Muscleman! Can Tharka outwit her enemy and save her world before it’s too late?

All-Star: Times Past, 1969: Aquarius Redux

Part 4 of The Missing Earth

by Dan Swanson, partially adapted from Justice League of America #73-74, by Dennis O’Neil and Dick Dillin
published July 6, 2010

After the Earth disappears, a handful of strange visitors from other planets — Kell Orr of Xenon and his twin son and daughter Larre and Kelle, Tharka the Superwoman, and Regor of Uuz — each independently investigate Earth’s disappearance. Yet are they prepared for the cause of Earth’s disappearance, the living star called Aquarius? Having just battled both the JSA and the JLA, Aquarius managed to trick the heroes into believing he was destroyed, when he actually fled into space with Starman’s cosmic rod. But Starman and Green Lantern guess the eons-old villain’s deception and track him into deep space. When the heroes of Earth rendezvous with the super-stars of space, will even their combined powers be enough to stop Aquarius?

Secret Origins: Times Past, 1982: Secret Origin of Flecha Verde

by PaladinLgt, with Doc Quantum
published March 27, 2002

Decades after the Green Arrow of Mexico retired from crime-fighting, a new heroic archer has arisen to take Flecha Verde’s place as one of Mexico’s greatest heroes alongside other members of the Superamigos! But what led Colonel Ricardo Martinez to don the modernized costume of the legendary heroic archer? Finally, the events behind the creation of the modern-day Flecha Verde are revealed!

Late 1985 to 1986

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.

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.

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!

The All-Star Squadron: The World on Fire Again

Part 1 of The Fourth Reich

by Libbylawrence
published June 18, 2000

When a group of neo-Nazi super-villains called the Aryan Nation threaten to kill all former members of the All-Star Squadron, Liberty Belle and Johnny Quick reunite the team for the first time in more than forty years! But do the All-Stars still have what it takes to put an end to these neo-Nazi terrorists? Guest starring the Shining Knight, Firebrand, the new Robotman, and Paragon, and introducing the new Tarantula!

All-Star Squadron: The Return of Captain Triumph

Part 2 of The Fourth Reich

by Libbylawrence
published September 10, 2000

As the golden age hero called Captain Triumph makes his triumphant return after a nearly forty-year absence, the mystery of the so-called “Miraclo murders” rears its ugly head over New York City, leading to a team-up with Hourman, the Sandman, and the new hero Paragon against a new Mister Who and his mad scientist ally! But is there an even more dangerous power behind it all, and can these few All-Star Squadron members, young and old, discover it in time?

Dragon Knight: Into the Light

Part 3 of The Resurrection Man

by PaladinLgt
published April 17, 2001

What would you do if you awoke to learn that everything you know is wrong? That’s Mitch Shelley’s apparent reality, as he is informed by the agents of the mysterious Ryo-wo of his true history and his involvement in the Resurrection Man Project in the early 1940s. But as the former Paladin of Light embarks on a new life as a hero known as the Dragon Knight, can he ever truly know who his real friends are? Guest starring Northwind, Hector Hall, and the Ray of Infinity Inc., as well as Arsenal!

All-Star Squadron: Mid-Nite and Murder

Part 3 of The Fourth Reich

by Libbylawrence
published October 9, 2000

Has Doctor Mid-Nite turned killer, or is he being framed? Myra McNider is determined to find out, even if it means dressing up as Miss Mid-Nite to do so! Will the All-Star Squadron members discover the identities of their hidden foes before it’s too late?

Showcase: Miss Terrific: The Return of Madame Mayhem

by Libbylawrence
published December 1, 2000

When Madame Mayhem, Geri Sloane’s evil alternate timeline twin, tries to eliminate both the JSA and the Sloanes from history, the time-master Mr. Weed knows something needs to be done about her. But he needs an agent to act on his behalf. Who better to do so than Miss Terrific? Guest starring Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man!

Dragon Knight: History Lesson: The Jinx

by PaladinLgt
published May 15, 2001

Whatever happened to the Jinx? Mitch Shelley learns what made this obscure Chicago hero from the 1960s retire after a short career.

Showcase: Thor: A Thunder God Among Us

Part 1 of JSA: A Thunder God Among Us

by JSAGL and Vendikarr DeWuff
published October 30, 2000

Odin has been forced to confront a very troubling truth: his son Thor, god of thunder, is a drunkard. What is an All-Father to do? Can the mortal Justice Society of America offer a chance of redemption for the thunder god? And can a dead hero have a second chance at life?

Dragon Knight: Starting Over

by PaladinLgt
published November 6, 2001

When Mitch Shelley agrees to translate a mysterious ancient book for a friend, he has no idea what’s in store for him! A kidnapping and an attempted murder lead the man known as the Dragon Knight to Mexico, there to meet with the adventuress known as La Espada Escarlata (the Scarlet Sword), member of Mexico’s premiere super-hero team, Los Superamigos!


Miss Terrific: Something New Every Day

by Immortalwildcat
published October 25, 2001

When Geri Sloane hires a computer expert to help streamline operations of the Fair Play Clubs, he comes with a lot of baggage. What mystery from his past still threatens Michael Holt, and why does he seem to know so much about Miss Terrific?

Secret Origins: Strobe: Master of the Glow

by Dan Swanson
published January 17, 2004

The glove and the globe, long-lost weapons of order, return to civilization after an absence of 100,000 years! An architect named Jim Chisholm is given the honor of being the first Galactic Patrolman in many millennia, but as he begins to control a power that responds to his every telepathic command, he quickly finds that using the power and mastering it are two very different things! With a little help, can Jim become the master of the glow? Guest starring Green Lantern, Wildcat, and Doctor Fate!

Showcase: Strobe: Rings of Ire

by Dan Swanson
published January 24, 2004

Can a brand new hero prevail against Power Ring and Sinestro? That’s the question Jim Chisholm must ask himself when he faces two villains with the powers of Green Lantern and Corona, who appear to be the villains from the Earth-Three and Earth-One universes, respectively! And even if he does defeat them both, how will Jim prevent the Lord of Chaos called Wotan from stealing his powerful weapons, the glove and the globe? Guest starring Doctor Fate and Wildcat!

The Brave and the Bold: Johnny Thunder and Strobe: Another Manic Monday

by Dan Swanson
published February 1, 2004

Jim Chisholm tries to adjust to the life of a new super-hero, which includes choosing a heroic name for his alter ego. But he never expected to find a bank robber called the Pack Rat to be as much of a challenge he is! Will the unexpected intervention of Johnny Thunder and his magic Thunderbolt cause the battle to be won or lost?


All-Star: The Return of Vic Valor

by Dan Swanson
published December 6, 2005

Four super-heroines and one super-hero — the Huntress, Corona, Insect Queen, the Mighty Isis, and Blackwing — are thrust into a battle extraordinaire when Vic Valor returns from the grave and attacks the JSA Brownstone! But what is behind this golden age hero’s attack on Gotham City? And is this the real Vic Valor? Guest starring Starman, Superman, Hawkman, Doctor Fate, and Bat-Mite! Featuring the debut of Zephyr!

The Brave and the Bold: Vic Valor and Strobe: The Jungles of Juneo

Part 1 of The Quest for Wotan

by Dan Swanson
published October 27, 2008

Vic Valor, alias the Lord of Order named Marnu, is unable to regain his lost power because of an ancient curse set upon him by the Lords of Chaos 100,000 years ago! His only hope is to find and destroy the Lens of Allouche, currently in the possession of Wotan! Vic Valor’s ally in this quest is Jim Chisholm, alias Strobe, who seeks vengeance for Wotan’s destroying his life! But as the two super-heroes set out for space in a spaceship to track down this Lord of Chaos, Wotan makes plans of his own! Thus, when their ship the Tiak Avenger crash-lands on the world of Juneo during a shakedown cruise, Vic Valor and Strobe find themselves in a battle against the voracious, world-spanning jungle that threatens that world! Guest starring Doctor Fate, and introducing Power Boy!

Captain Thunder: Thunderstruck

by Doc Quantum
published September 30, 2012

As the last survivor of his universe, which was lost during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Captain Thunder finds himself in a new city on a new world that isn’t anything like his own! Can he carve out a life for himself in crime-ridden Baltimore, both as Captain Thunder and as young Willie Fawcett, all while navigating the complicated world of politics and racism? Guest starring Starman!

DC Comics Presents: Superman and Chief Man-of-the-Bats: Ghost Dance

by Goose Gansler
published April 12, 2006

Superman is summoned by Chief Man-of-the-Bats and Raven to battle a mystical menace when the evil Black Elk Lodge attempts to start a ghost dance! Their goal? To bring back the dead villain Black Elk with enough supernatural power to wipe out the white man from North America!