Earth-2: Times Past chronology

1920s to 1930s

Secret Origins: Batman: Times Past, 1924: The Proper Thing to Do

by Drivtaan
published August 5, 2007

A typically happy day in the life of a very young Bruce Wayne turns into a night of tragedy, a night that he will never forget, when his parents take him out for an evening at the cinema. It’s the tale of the day that gave birth to the Batman in a way you’ve never seen before — through young Bruce’s own eyes!

Secret Files: Batman: Times Past, 1924: Christmas Memories

by Drivtaan
published December 21, 2005

It is Bruce Wayne’s first Christmas since the death of his parents earlier that year, and he feels utterly lost. Jarvis Beagle, the Wayne family butler, takes him to visit England in the hopes that a different environment might help cheer up the boy. But will it be the butler’s son, an actor named Alfred, who leaves the future Batman with this year’s best Christmas memories?

Secret Files: Green Lantern: Times Past, 1931: The Porter

by Drivtaan
published January 7, 2004

High school student Alan Scott, working as a porter on a train one summer, encounters train robbers and must stop them with the help of a boxer named Joe! But when he learns that the robbers attacked Pete, the kindly old conductor, the future Green Lantern lets his temper get the best of him!

Secret Files: Green Lantern: Times Past, 1935: Consequences

by Drivtaan
published January 23, 2004

Four years after he viciously beat a train robber, high school senior Alan Scott still regrets his actions on that day. But when he’s invited to visit that robber in prison, the future Green Lantern is completely unprepared to learn the consequences of his actions!

Doctor Occult: Times Past, 1937: October Blood

by Drivtaan
published October 31, 2006

Doctor Occult, ghost detective, investigates a series of high society murders with the help of Rose Psychic and private investigator Nathaniel Dusk! What they discover, however, can only be described as a Halloween horror!

Weird War Tales: Times Past, 1938: Nanking’s Hope

by Drivtaan
published February 14, 2004

The Nanking Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was one of the worst times in China’s history. When a young man named Chen Shih nearly becomes another victim of the Japanese invaders, he is saved by none other than the god Kuan-ti. During this dark time, a new hero is born, but will Shen Lu Kai champion vengeance or justice?

Superman: Times Past, 1938: Danger in Bohemia

by Libbylawrence
published September 13, 2000

After the betrayal of the Munich Pact, the inexperienced Superman tries to bring peace to wartorn Europe with his bare hands! But with Adolf Hitler seeking the Spear of Destiny, Superman has no idea that his very presence in Axis-occupied territory could threaten the course of history once Hitler gets his hands on that fabled talisman of power! Guest starring Nadir the Master of Magic and adventurer Tex Thomson, and introducing the Unknown!

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?

The Crimson Avenger: Times Past, 1939: Ghost of the Past

by HarveyKent
published September 7, 2003

In 1939, Lee Travis ventures to Hollywood to learn why mysterious accidents plague the production of a movie about the heroes of the Old West, the Trigger Twins! The answer shocks even the Crimson Avenger!

Secret Origins: The Dummy: Times Past, 1939: Wood and Evil

by HarveyKent
published May 19, 2002

In 1939, a dying old man is desperate to recapture his youth and save his life — so desperate that he’ll try anything. But restored life comes with a price he hadn’t counted on! Witness the never-before-told origin of the Dummy, one of the most sinister villains from the Golden Age!

The Sandman: Times Past, 1939: Idle Hands

by HarveyKent, adapted from Adventure Comics #40 by Gardner Fox and Bert Christman
published June 7, 2004

Ever since his return from abroad, Wesley Dodds has been struggling both with strange dreams and finding a purpose in life. Surely there’s more to life than being a wealthy layabout! So when an opportunity presents itself, he takes inspiration from a rather unlikely source! Was there another Sandman before he donned his gas mask, business suit, and opera cloak? Never before revealed, here are the facts behind Wesley Dodds’ first case as the Sandman!

Secret Origins: The Phantom of the Fair: Times Past, 1939: The High Price of Failure

by Drivtaan, partially adapted from Secret Origins v2 #7 by Roy Thomas and Mike Bair
published October 21, 2003

At the 1939 World’s Fair, a mysterious figure clad in black and wearing a red cape attacked the mayor of New York City and attempted to murder the king and queen of England! Only the swift actions of the Sandman and the Crimson Avenger prevented him from carrying out his murderous task! But who was the strange figure known only as the Phantom of the Fair? And is this failure from times past about to get a second chance for revenge?


Superman: Times Past, 1940: Bullies

A JSA Classified story

by Nadra Enzi
published January 5, 2009

In the early days of his career, Superman may not have known where he came from, but he knew enough to use his powers against those he hated most of all — bullies.

Hourman: Times Past, 1941: Time Management

A JSA Classified story

by Nadra Enzi
published January 6, 2009

Rex Tyler only has one Miraclo-fueled hour at a time to spend as Hourman. Is it any wonder that the man of the hour seeks to make the most of it?

Batman: Times Past, 1941: Secrets

by Dave Barnowski
published January 15, 2008

When Bruce Wayne’s Uncle Philip is being blackmailed, he turns to Batman for help. But Bruce must first realize the shocking truth that his uncle knows his own secret! And as Batman goes into action against a gang of blackmailers, Philip Wayne proves he’s no slouch as a fighter himself!

The Atom: Times Past, 1941: Star Struck

by Libbylawrence
published December 14, 2001

When Al Pratt wins a trip to Hollywood, his resemblance to a certain short, red-headed star of the silver screen lands him in hot water! Despite secretly being the heroic Atom, Al has never had much luck with girls in Calvin City, but in Hollywood his luck changes even as peril follows!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1941: Thunder at Sunset

by HarveyKent
published November 19, 2000

The JSA meets the original Johnny Thunder, the now-elderly hero of the old west! However, the evil that ended his career fifty years ago returns now to plague the Justice Society!

The Brave and the Bold: Johnny Thunder and Wonder Woman: Times Past, 1941: Swings and Arrows

by Libbylawrence
published January 25, 2000

When Johnny Thunder stumbles upon a foul plot by the Nazi agent Baroness Paula von Gunther herself, he risks everything to prevent marriage and murder, all while trying to get a date for a party! Cinderella never had it so rough! Luckily, he can count on Wonder Woman and the T-bolt for help.

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1942: The Man Who Fell to Earth

Part 1 of The Resurrection Man

by PaladinLgt
published October 3, 2000

During a time when the Justice Society of America had disbanded to join the war effort, a mysterious knight errant, clad in white, falls to Earth from an otherworldly realm. But as the Green Lantern and the Flash investigate, is he friend or foe? And will the JSA be able to send him back?

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!

Mister Terrific: Times Past, 1942: Enigma

by Libbylawrence
published August 30, 2000

How can Mister Terrific, the Man of a Thousand Talents, crack the Enigma code and save the war effort when he can’t even remember his own identity?

Operation Liberty: Times Past, 1942: Fall ’42

by Vendikarr DeWuff
published June 19, 2000

With America’s heroes ordered to guard the homefront, the War Department and the OSS set up a new organization to take the fight to the Axis. Introducing Agent Liberty (Arn Munro) and his Project Liberty squad — the Torch (Matches Malone), Neptune (Neptune Perkins), and Captain Boomerang! The squad is given its latest mission: to retrieve a defecting Axis mystery-man. The only problem is that the squad must go behind enemy lines in the Japanese-held Philippine islands to confront gathered Axis superhumans to do that. And if Munro follows his orders, he may miss his only chance at bringing his father to justice. Guest starring Captain Storm, Johnny Cloud, and Gunner and Sarge!

The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1942: Death Has Many Doors

by HarveyKent
published March 7, 2001

Grave-robbing and mysterious murders put the JSA’s men of the night on the trail of a mad scientist working for the Third Reich! But are Batman and Doctor Mid-Nite prepared for the personal horrors that await them? And just what is the madman’s connection to Bruce Wayne and Dr. Charles McNider?

Operation Liberty: Times Past, 1942: Homefront

by Vendikarr DeWuff
published November 29, 2000

On leave, Arn Munro heads home for Thanksgiving, while Matches Malone spends his holiday in less-than-pleasant company at Project M. Unfortunately, the war follows Munro home to Colorado. Guest starring TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite!

Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys: Times Past, 1942: A (Little Boy) Blue Christmas

by Libbylawrence
published December 22, 2003

It’s Christmas, crime-fighting, and romance when Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys stumble onto a robbery scheme, and Tommy Rogers tries to impress a teacher he has a crush on!

The Brave and the Bold: The Atom and Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1943: The Methuselah Menace

by HarveyKent
published May 3, 2002

A mysterious Indian curse causes students at Calvin College to age to death in seconds! It’s a race against the clock as the Atom and Doctor Mid-Nite try to find the mysterious agent of death afoot in academia! But is there more to the Methuselah Menace than meets the eye?

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!

The Brave and the Bold: Times Past, 1943: Get Lucky

by Drivtaan
published September 24, 2005

The FBI sends a man undercover to protect Lucky Luciano while he is in prison, and he takes the name of a missing crook named “Eel” O’Brian. But just who is this brave man of mystery? And which bold young daredevil will provide him the crucial information he needs from the outside?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1943: Woman Trouble

by Libbylawrence
published January 25, 2001

Could the supposedly reformed Baroness Paula von Gunther be up to her old tricks again? It certainly seems that way when the Justice Society, currently known as the Justice Battalion of America, uncovers a plot to replace their female companions with mind-controlled doubles working for the Nazis! The ensuing battle of the sexes proves that a good woman really is hard to find! Guest starring JSA reservists Superman, Batman, the Flash, and Green Lantern!

Young All-Stars: Times Past, 1943: Aryan Youth

by Libbylawrence
published July 1, 2000

The annual Quiz Kids Academic Competition brings together the nation’s best and brightest youth, but when the Nazis take the opportunity to brainwash that youth into following Hitler, who can stop them? A group of Young All-Stars, that’s who! Featuring Robin the Boy Wonder, the Star-Spangled Kid, Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys, and guest starring Mister Terrific and the Atom!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1943: Society Girls

by Libbylawrence
published January 31, 2001

What does it mean when several members of the Justice Society of America lose their powers to a group of their female friends? In this exciting sequel to “Woman Trouble,” the wartime Justice Battalion takes the battle to the planet Mars itself, fighting alongside their newly empowered girlfriends to put a stop to a plan to conquer the Earth on behalf of the god of war! Guest starring JSA reservists Superman, Batman, the Flash, and Green Lantern!

Secret Origins: Times Past, 1943: The Secret Origin of the Oculist

by Dan Swanson
published August 7, 2004

Finding himself drafted at the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War II, a young man named Biff Redondo tries everything possible to worm his way out of the service. One day, he meets a mad scientist who offers him an unconventional solution to his problems. But while he takes drastic measures to give himself temporary injuries to get out of his military duty, Biff instead gains great and unexpected powers! And as the criminal known as the Oculist, he discovers the Redondo rule: With great power comes great opportunity!

The Brave and the Bold: Doctor Mid-Nite and the Sandman: Times Past, 1943: Assignment: London

by HarveyKent
published August 11, 2000

On a special wartime mission, Doctor Mid-Nite and the Sandman journey to London to prevent the Nazis from kidnapping a prominent British citizen! But with an American super-villain on the side of Hitler in this battle, can the two mystery-men grasp the gravity of the situation before it’s too late?

Young All-Stars: Times Past, 1943: When Sidekicks Unite

by Blackwolf247
published March 5, 2003

On a summer’s day in 1943, three millionaires and their young wards gather for a social visit. But when Robin the Boy Wonder, Sandy the Golden Boy, and Speedy the Boy Bowman are kidnapped in their secret identities and held for ransom, they must outwit their kidnappers without any of their usual crime-fighting tools!

Secret Files: Lily DeLuna: Times Past, 1943: The Summer of ’43

by Dan Swanson
published August 7, 2004

Long before she went to journalism school or became a reporter, young Lily DeLuna was a professional baseball player in the women’s league during the summer season, and a shipyard worker the rest of the year. But as she takes a restful break at the end of the very long summer of 1943, Lily gets caught up in not one but two major mysteries involving new super-villains! Introducing the Oculist! And featuring the first appearance of the Sportsmaster before he hit the big time!

Seven Soldiers of Victory: Times Past, 1943: Return of the Dark Cross

by Libbylawrence
published September 27, 2001

In 1938, the Crimson Avenger faced the Dark Cross, a group of ruthless war profiteers led by his own godfather, Winston Smythe! All were believed dead until now, leading the Seven Soldiers of Victory to confront each of the Dark Cross members along with their hired guns! But will the Crimson Avenger accept an offer to become the new chairman of the Dark Cross in order to save the lives of his friends? And as Aquaman fights alongside the team, will he become the newest Law’s Legionnaire?

The Brave and the Bold: Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl: Times Past, 1943: The Eye of Bast

by Dr. Chloroform
published November 15, 1999

During the early days of World War II, the British discovered a strange artifact called the Eye of Bast. Amateur archeologist Shiera Sanders (Hawkgirl) has been called in to investigate it, accompanied by Lt. Diana Prince (Wonder Woman). It should be a routine procedure, except that the Cheetah is also after the artifact, which she believes can bring her great power. Can the two heroines catch on to the villainess’ plot before it’s too late?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1943: Acts of Vengeance

by Libbylawrence
published March 5, 2000

When an old enemy of Superman, whom the Man of Steel hasn’t met yet, teams up with one of Hawkman’s oldest foes, they devise a plan to take down the Justice Society of America one by one! But instead of pitting the JSAers against their own arch-enemies, they send those old foes against their allies instead! Will this gathering of evil foes succeed in eliminating our heroes? Guest starring Robin the Boy Wonder and Mister Terrific, and JSA reservists Superman, Batman, and the Flash!

The Sandman: Times Past, 1943: Fashion for Dying

by Libbylawrence
published September 15, 2000

A fatal mistake made years ago by the Sandman ends up revealing his secret identity to one of Wonder Woman’s most dangerous foes! How will the Sandman defeat the Cheetah when all his secrets are laid bare? Guest starring the Crimson Avenger!

Hop Harrigan: Times Past, 1943: The Christmas Island Incident

by Drivtaan
published January 18, 2012

It’s a typical day during World War II for Hop Harrigan. That is, until a sleigh pulled by flying reindeer crosses his path, headed for Japanese-held Christmas Island! Can Hop rescue Santa Claus in time to save Christmas?

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!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1944: The Incredible Mister Horrific

published March 28, 2002

He came out of nowhere to defeat the JSA! He toppled the mighty Atom! Drew the curtain on Doctor Mid-Nite! Plucked Hawkman’s wings! Short-circuited Johnny’s T-bolt! Burnt out the Starman! And proved to Wonder Woman that chivalry is dead! Who is the incredible Mister Horrific?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1944: The Evil Plot

by Libbylawrence
published March 28, 2000

Two criminal masterminds, specialists in fear and psychology, enact an evil plot to destroy Batman once and for all! The only problem is that Batman and Robin are away from Gotham City on a case. Can a handful of non-powered Justice Society of America members — the Atom, Doctor Mid-Nite, Mister Terrific, and Wildcat — defeat a gathering of some of the most dangerous Bat-foes?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1945: The Nightmare Invasion

by Libbylawrence
published August 11, 2000

When a world at war is invaded by a horde of otherworldly foes, both the Allies and the Axis are hard-pressed to stop Earth from being conquered by extraterrestrials! After all, how do you stop enemies who use sleep itself as their means of conquest? The Justice Society of America must liberate the planet Venus in order to free their own world, but even a victory on Venus is no guarantee that Earth can be freed! Guest starring former JSAers the Sandman, Doctor Fate, and the Spectre, as well as the All-Star Squadron!

The Seven Soldiers of Victory: Times Past, 1945: The Victorious Seven

by Libbylawrence
published April 23, 2000

The Seven Soldiers of Victory are visiting Hollywood in their secret identities to watch Greg Sanders (the Vigilante) star in his first feature film, The Prairie Troubadour. But when a group of super-villains draw each of the heroes out to battle them in their crime-fighting costumes, the Law’s Legionnaires end up stumbling onto a nefarious Nazi plot during the last few months of the war! Guest starring Hop Harrigan and Lady Fear!

Starman: Times Past, 1945: Nuclear Furnace

by Dan Swanson
published April 30, 2004

In this unconventional look at the career of Ted Knight, alias Starman, Ted struggles with misgivings about his involvement in the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic bomb. Even if the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were justified in the long run, will the ghosts of the irradiated dead haunt Starman forever? And will Ted Knight’s mental state be able to withstand the guilt he feels when confronted with literal atomic zombies partly created from his own research? Guest starring Johnny Quick, Captain Triumph, Wonder Woman, Amazing-Man, Mister Terrific, and Doctor Mid-Nite!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1946: The Wish Master

by Libbylawrence
published October 18, 2000

The Justice Society of America visits the Land of Magic in order to help a damsel in distress, completely unaware that they are being used as pawns by a dark force from a neighboring realm! Can the Seven Soldiers of Victory face the mighty JSA and save the day? Guest starring Superman!

Mister Terrific: Times Past, 1946: American Heroes

by Libbylawrence
published August 13, 2001

When the champion of fair play heads into war-ravaged, postwar Germany to rescue the missing Tex Thomson, AKA Mister America and the Americommando, he discovers a Nazi plot to burn down the entire country rather than let the Allies occupy it! Will he find enough of a spark of heroism and decency in the German people to stop this mad plot? Introducing Red Eagle and Black Eagle, and guest starring Fireball, Kuei, and Phantasm of the Young Allies!

Johnny Thunder: Times Past, 1946: Bolt from the Blue

A JSA Classified story

by Nadra Enzi
published January 7, 2009

Johnny Thunder is often dismissed as the sidekick of the Justice Society, the comic relief of the mystery-man set. But the U.S. government knows why Johnny is a force to be reckoned with.

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1947: The New Olympians

by Libbylawrence
published January 11, 2000

Two years after the god of war grew weak with the end of World War II, Mars returns to pay back the heroes who helped defeat his plans, enlisting Gudra the Valkyrie of the Norse pantheon to help him! The Justice Society of America is soon drawn into battles of mythical proportions with strange new foes bearing godlike power! Meanwhile, Wesley Dodds retired as the Sandman years ago due to health problems, but after a tragedy befalls his crime-fighting partner Sandy, can Wes ever pull himself out of despair, even with the help of his love, Dian Belmont? Featuring the final transformation of the heroic Tigress into the predatory Huntress! And guest starring Black Canary, Green Arrow, Speedy, and the Crimson Avenger, as well as honorary JSA members Superman, Batman, Hourman, Mister Terrific, and Wildcat!

Mister Terrific: Times Past, 1947: A Thousand Weapons to Choose From

A JSA Classified story

by Nadra Enzi
published January 2, 2009

It’s no easy task measuring yourself against a man with a thousand talents. Just ask Agent Freeman when he’s instructed to find out what makes Mister Terrific what he is!

The Brave and the Bold: Green Lantern and Green Arrow: Times Past, 1947: Gotham’s Greenest

by Immortalwildcat
published July 28, 2003

One night in Gotham City, Green Lantern (Alan Scott) encounters a group of hijackers who have among them an expert archer. Luckily for him, Green Arrow (Oliver Queen) is in town. Can this unlikely duo figure out the crooks’ game and put a stop to them before they rob Gotham blind?

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!

Johnny Thunder: Times Past, 1947: Johnny Thunder Takes a Bride

by Libbylawrence
published September 8, 2000

During a time when Johnny Thunder no longer has a magical Thunderbolt at his command, can he prevent murder with only his own courage and skill to rely upon when he takes on a case against the lady crook known as the Runaway Bride? Guest starring the Black Canary!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1948: All in the Chemistry

by Libbylawrence
published August 24, 2001

The Justice Society of America battles weird elemental creations that appear to have sprung into existence through alchemical means! Could this mean the return of their recent foe, Professor Zobar Zodiac, the Alchemist? Guest starring Mister Terrific!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1948: Trail of the Ruby

by HarveyKent
published September 21, 2000

The Shade, the Ghost, and Blue Lama — three immortal super-villains — must retrieve a mystic ruby that went down with a fourth immortal on the Titanic in 1912! Can they trick the Justice Society of America into doing the job for them? Guest starring Aquaman!

The Crimson Avenger: Times Past, 1948: Losing Myself

Part 2 of The Nebula-Man

by HarveyKent
published November 18, 2001

The Crimson Avenger, sent back in time after the battle with the Nebula-Man, finds himself in the Aztec Empire. There he learns that the price of godhood is losing all memory of who he once was!

Green Arrow: Times Past, 1948: The Ballad of Green Arrow

Part 4 of The Nebula-Man

by HarveyKent
published July 30, 2002

When the explosion of the Nebula-Man hurled Green Arrow into the past, he landed in the time of Robin Hood! What happened to him there before he was rescued? Learn the answer now!

Showcase: Stripesy: Times Past, 1948: Danger in Ancient Egypt

Part 5 of The Nebula-Man

by PaladinLgt
published November 27, 2001

Stripesy, given great strength from his battle with the Nebula-Man, finds himself in ancient Egypt under the rule of the Pharaoh Akhenaten. But will his loyalty to a new friend cause his enslavement?

The Star-Spangled Kid: Times Past, 1948: The Caveman Kid

Part 7 of The Nebula-Man

by Doc Quantum
published March 31, 2012

In the wake of the battle with the Nebula-Man, the Star-Spangled Kid finds himself in the days of the caveman, where he struggles to survive. Even worse, he realizes that he’s brought the common flu virus back to this primitive age, which could potentially wipe out the human race before history even begins! Can the Kid find a way to quarantine himself before he infects the cavemen?

Showcase: Speedy: Times Past, 1948: Transformations

Part 8 of The Nebula-Man

by Libbylawrence
published August 14, 2002

After the battle with the Nebula-Man sent him back in time, Speedy finds romance and danger in ancient Greece, which is all par for the course for our young hero. But what happens to those left behind after he’s gone?

The Brave and the Bold: Hourman and Starman: Times Past, 1948: Time and Stars

by HarveyKent
published July 6, 2000

An old enemy of Hourman sets a gauntlet of super-villains to run him ragged in Baltimore before he’s finally killed! But the odds are evened when Starman in nearby Opal City is tipped off anonymously by the Shade! Can the man of the hour and the astral avenger defeat nine powerful foes over the course of one hour, when both of them have been inactive for years?

Starman: Times Past, 1948: Give Up the Stars

by Dan Swanson
published February 19, 2004

After his promise to retire three years earlier, Ted Knight’s sudden return as Starman alarms his wife, Doris. Now, for the first time, Ted learns the reason behind his wife’s desire for Starman to remain retired, when she tells him about the time in 1945 that Doris Lee received a message from the future from Doris Knight!

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!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1949: The Science of Revenge

by Libbylawrence
published September 22, 2000

What is the secret behind the sudden appearance of a group of new and seemingly all-powerful super-villains? The Justice Society of America must track down the answer before their colorful new foes can succeed in their plan to kill a group of scientists! Could Rex Tyler, the long-retired mystery-man Hourman, provide inside information for his former partners to crack the case in time? Guest starring Mister Terrific!

Showcase: Times Past, 1949: Vic Valor, Invincible

by Dan Swanson
published May 29, 2004

Three years after Starman’s retirement, a new hero flies the skies over Opal City! But who is the alien super-hero known as Vic Valor, and why is he here? Reporter Lily DeLuna, finding both glaring omissions and outright lies in Valor’s story, makes it her mission to find out the truth! Meanwhile, Doris Knight begins to have her own suspicions about her husband Ted Knight — could the former Starman be connected to Vic Valor in some way? You won’t want to miss the shocking fate of Vic Valor when he takes on the fearsome Xenon, only to discover that the new villain is actually one of Starman’s close friends! Guest starring Green Lantern and Doctor Mid-Nite!

Starman: Times Past, 1949: An Alternate Destiny

by Dan Swanson
published June 1, 2004

Can Ted and Doris Knight use what they know about Vic Valor’s encounter with Doctor Doog’s Destructo-Ray to save the life of the Starman of an alternate timeline?

Showcase: Times Past, 1949: Lily DeLuna, Investigative Reporter

by Dan Swanson
published January 5, 2007

In the aftermath of Vic Valor’s last adventure, reporter Lily DeLuna has an adventure of her own while investigating political corruption in Opal City! Her witnessing a fateful meeting between crime lord Boss Neuertski and City Councilman John Ross puts her life in danger, which is made even worse when she finds that her own editor has sold her out to the Mob! Can Lily discover the true identity of the long-retired Starman and enlist his help in learning the secrets of Xenon’s power rod before mobsters can silence her for good? Guest starring Captain Triumph and Starwoman, and featuring the return of the Reverse Golden Age Flash, the Rival!

The Brave and the Bold: Lily DeLuna and Doris Knight: Times Past, 1949: Super Girls’ Knight Out

by Dan Swanson
published September 15, 2005

After a night on the town, Ted Knight heads off to bed. So when an emergency strikes Opal City Electric’s power plant, Doris Knight and Lily DeLuna decide against waking the retired Starman, reasoning that they can team up to take care of this problem themselves! But will even the abilities granted them by the gravity rod and the power rod be enough when they are met in battle with the robot from the future known as Mekanique?

Batman: Times Past, 1949: Death on Ice

by Libbylawrence
published December 30, 1999

Investigating a murder at an ice skating competition, Batman and Robin find themselves on thin ice when a new villainess attacks! Can the Dynamic Duo discover the Golden Glider’s identity before she claims her next victim?


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!

Black Canary: Times Past, 1951: Cyclone

by Libbylawrence
published September 9, 2000

A new and dashing hero called the Cyclone appears in Gotham City, leaving a trail of both defeated crooks and disaster in his wake! Still, the Black Canary can’t help but wonder why his battles are always so destructive, and the blonde bombshell vows to unmask the truth!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1951: Exterminations, Inc.

by Immortalwildcat
published January 14, 2001

After the Justice Society of America was forced to disband in 1951, what happened to the mysterious organization that framed them during their final case? And who was really behind the fantastic technology used by that group? The Atom, Wildcat, and Wonder Woman team up to find out the truth and track down the mastermind who indirectly took down the JSA!

Secret Origins: The Books of Magic: Times Past, 1951: Founding Fathers

by CSyphrett, with Martin Maenza
published January 5, 2002

When five mystically based heroes from five different parallel Earths come together to stop a threat to each of their worlds, they little expect what may come from the adventure. Could a small piece of Hell, even properly controlled, make a good environment for a school of magic? Featuring Captain Marvel of Earth-S, Doctor Occult of Earth-Two, Doctor Mist of Earth-One, Margo the Magician of Earth-X, and Yarko the Great of Earth-Four!

Superman: Times Past, 1952: The Second Superman

Part 3 of The Missing Earth

by Dan Swanson, adapted from a story in Superman #119 by Edmund Hamilton and Wayne Boring
published May 17, 2010

The planet Krypton, that planet of Superman’s birth, perished years ago in a catastrophe. But now, in the vast realms of the universe, there looms up a world that is a near-exact double of perished Krypton. Given a rare opportunity to learn about the Krypton-like planet Xenon, he switches places with his twin from Xenon. But while the young Xenonian Kell Orr plays the part of Superman on Earth, Superman soon discovers the terrible truth that the world of Xenon is doomed, presenting him with the greatest challenge of his life. Can the Man of Steel tamper with mysterious cosmic forces and save the world that was Krypton’s twin before it’s too late?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1952: Mystery Squad

by Libbylawrence
published February 22, 2000

With the disbanding of the Justice Society of America, life goes on for the former JSAers, even as heroes for a new era start to appear! Introducing the Mystery Squad, alias Bill and Mary Weaver, along with their children Fred and Patty! But is their perfect family too good to be true? Featuring the Atom, Hawkman, Mister Terrific, and Wildcat!

The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1953: Bring Me Myra Mason

by Libbylawrence
published December 28, 1999

When Myra Mason is abducted by a lovestruck Gorilla Boss of Gotham City and forced into an impromptu wedding, Doctor Mid-Nite seeks out the help of Batman and Robin, the dynamic duo, to help the blind hero rescue his nurse!

Showcase: The Wizard: Times Past, 1953: Things that Go Bump

by Dan Swanson
published September 26, 2006

The Wizard recently cast a spell that vanquished Superman for a full year in the hopes of becoming known as the most powerful criminal on Earth! But as he languishes in solitary confinement, subjected to inexplicable nightly terrors, he begins to wonder if he might have made a mistake. Guest starring the Batman!

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1954: Blake’s Seven

by CSyphrett
published February 10, 2001

A mystery-man called Adam Blake gathers a group of assistants to help him save the world. But who is this mysterious adventurer, and what draws him to a strange island in the Pacific? Guest starring Hop Harrigan, Tank Tinker, and Professor Carter Nichols!

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1954: Blake’s Joke

by CSyphrett
published March 17, 2001

A clown has been kidnapped, leading Kathy Kane Carson — the former Batwoman — to hire Adam Blake to find him. But the Joker’s involvement spells trouble for Blake and his intrepid group of adventurers. Who will have the last laugh at the end of the chase?

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: Blake’s Bullet

by CSyphrett
published August 16, 2001

Deadshot returns to implement an extortion scheme in Gotham City. Meanwhile, Deadshot is held hostage at an archaeological dig in the Australian Outback. Both situations can’t be true, can they? Which is the real Deadshot, and what is the reason for such a deception? Adam Blake and Batman individually race to discover the truth.

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: Blake and the Veil of Time

by CSyphrett
published September 26, 2001

Thomas Chantry dreams the future, but will the warning of a modern-day prophet be enough to save Gotham City from a cataclysm? Luckily, Adam Blake is on hand to ensure such a disaster doesn’t happen!

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: The Three Blakes

by CSyphrett
published January 29, 2002

All the Adam Blake of Earth-X wants is pieces of his other-earthly counterparts, but can Adam Blake of Earth-Two and his newfound brothers-in-arms stop a robotic Nazi counterpart from wreaking havoc on themselves and then their worlds? Guest starring Captain Comet of Earth-One and Atom Blake of Earth-S!

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: Blake’s Pilot

by CSyphrett
published April 3, 2002

When Hop Harrigan’s old flame goes missing along with a valuable prototype airplane, everyone but Hop thinks she left for Mexico to sell the prototype to the Soviets. Naturally, Hop recruits his fellow adventurers to help with the search, despite Adam Blake himself being unavailable. But will Hop be able to face Gerry Nolan when he finally does find her?

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: Blake’s Gunfighter

by CSyphrett
published June 13, 2002

Cully Morrigan is known as “Deadman” among his ex-associates in the underworld, thanks to his prowess as a former hired gunman. But when someone sets out to make that nickname more fitting during one of Adam Blake’s absences, Cully is forced to find out who’s gunning for him on his own.

Adam Blake: Times Past, 1955: Revenge of the One-Handed Man

by CSyphrett
published June 29, 2003

Joshua McCabe, the one-handed man, is out for revenge! He’s kidnapped the former Deadshot and other members of the Luna Foundation to accomplish his latest goal — to gain a long-lost powerful relic in England! Can Adam Blake and his assistants intervene in time to prevent the awakening of an ancient evil? And just how long has the mystery-man now known as Blake been around, anyway?

World’s Best: Superman and Batman: Times Past, 1958: Suspicious Minds

by HarveyKent
published December 5, 2001

It is 1958, and tensions threaten to tear the World’s Best team apart when the Daily Star is attacked by someone who wants to stop the printing of a special issue! At the top of Clark Kent’s list of suspects: Selina Wayne! Can the friendship of Superman and Batman survive even if the former Catwoman is innocent?

Batman: Times Past, 1958: The Brave and the Bold

by Libbylawrence
published December 28, 2000

When Batwoman is poisoned by a rare herb in an ancient box, Batman is forced to go on a race through time itself to find a cure! But as he encounters some of history’s finest heroes, he also keeps running into the same immortal foe, but in reverse order! Guest starring the Viking Prince, the Silent Knight, and the Golden Gladiator!

Showcase: Team Justice: Times Past, 1959: Justice in the Making

by Libbylawrence
published April 28, 2000

After the Justice Society of America was disbanded in 1951, who filled in the gap before they returned twelve years later? Why, none other than Team Justice of Civic City! But while many remember the late 1950s being a happy, innocent time, the truth was that the Cold War and the growing civil rights movement made it a time fraught with peril. These are the untold adventures of a team of young heroes trying to navigate the political storms from 1955 to 1959. Featuring the new Mister Alpha (Edmund Blake), the original Fury, Bearcat, Aqua-Girl, Z-Man, Bat-Girl, Enigma, and the Spectress! And guest starring Johnny Quick, Liberty Belle, and several JSAers!

World’s Best: Superman and Batman: Times Past, 1959: ‘Tis the Season for Death

by Libbylawrence
published September 1, 2000

Superman, Batman, and Robin all try to enjoy the Christmas holiday, but old insect-themed foes and a revenge-seeking new one try to ruin their fun! Can Batman’s wife, the former Catwoman, save the day where the World’s Best team fails?


Mister Terrific: Times Past, 1960: Suicide is Murder

by Libbylawrence
published March 1, 2001

Mister Terrific investigates the apparent suicide of a former student’s father, which from all appearances seems like an open and shut case. But when he learns that others have supposedly committed suicide the same way, the man of a thousand talents realizes that an old villain is at work!

Green Lantern: Times Past, 1963: Redemption

by Doc Quantum, partially adapted from Justice League of America #22 by Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky
published February 27, 2000

Twenty years ago, Green Lantern failed to save a child from being murdered for reasons that were unclear at the time. As time has passed, Alan Scott has begun to realize that the boy would have become a very important person if he’d lived. But although he’s completely unprepared to learn the strange connection between the Green Lantern of Earth-One and the boy he failed to save, will this fateful meeting help Alan find a sense of redemption, after all?

The Brave and the Bold: The Flash and Green Lantern: Times Past, 1976/1963: The Hounds of Limbo

by Libbylawrence
published January 31, 2003

The Flash of Earth-One encounters Doctor Alchemy once again, only to discover that his old foe is terrified by another menace! Meanwhile, the Flash of Earth-Two fights a strange alien being who mimics the powers of both the Fiddler and the Icicle! These strange encounters cause the Flashes to seek out help from the Green Lanterns of two worlds! With all clues pointing to the involvement of the Crime Champions, these two sets of heroes risk all to learn the meaning of the Hounds of Limbo!

Green Lantern: Times Past, 1963: Through a Glass, Darkly, Book 1: Dark November

by Doc Quantum, partially adapted from All-Star Comics #48 by John Broome and Arthur Peddy
published April 17, 2001

As Green Lantern and Doctor Mid-Nite finish up the last leg of the Justice Society of America’s Round-the-World Tour to celebrate the JSA’s return after twelve years, they pay a visit to their old friend Edmund Blake in Australia! But when news of the presidential assassination reaches their ears, Alan Scott can’t help but blame himself for failing to be there to save JFK!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1964: Missing in Action

by HarveyKent
published October 27, 2000

Doctor Fate and Hourman recount the individual cases that kept some Justice Society of America members from participating in the JSA and the JLA’s battle with the Crime Syndicate! Featuring the Atom, the Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, Johnny Thunder, and Mister Terrific, as well as cameo appearances from other JSAers!

The Brave and the Bold: Black Canary and Starman: Times Past, 1965: Wings and Stars

by JSAGL, with Martin Maenza, partially adapted from The Brave and the Bold #61 and #62 by Gardner Fox and Murphy Anderson
published October 4, 2001

The team of Starman and Black Canary in the mid-1960s was a memorable one, but why was it so short-lived? As the second Black Canary recalls her mother’s adventures with the Starman of Earth-Two, she also remembers how close Dinah Drake Lance was with Ted Knight, and how their ill-advised affair shaped their lives for years to come.

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

Part 1 of The Missing Earth

by Dan Swanson, partially adapted from Superman #57, by Edmond Hamilton and Wayne Boring
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?


Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1972: Time, See What’s Become of Me?

by Libbylawrence
published August 28, 2000

When the Justice Society of America and the Seven Soldiers of Victory find themselves in an altered timeline in which their successors rule a defeated mankind, can even the world’s greatest heroes correct their mistakes before they happen? And just what is the secret of Oracle?

Green Arrow: Times Past, 1972: The Final Bullseye

by Libbylawrence
published April 2, 2001

In the years following the absence of the original Green Arrow and Speedy, a second pair of heroic archers acted as the champions of Star City while thought to be the originals! But when an old enemy returns to wreak vengeance on his hated foe and the city that he loves, will it be the second Green Arrow who hits his final bullseye? Read for yourself the last case of the second man who called himself Green Arrow and witness his finest hour!

Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1972: The Return of Walking Sun

by HarveyKent
published August 27, 2000

The building of a new dam incurs the wrath of a vengeful Native American spirit! Can Doctor Mid-Nite save the day against a powerful supernatural foe, or is this foe something else entirely?

The Flash: Times Past, 1973: The Family Business

by Immortalwildcat
published March 18, 2000

The Flash is about to make one of the biggest decisions of his life: to reveal to the world his secret identity of Jay Garrick! Little does he know that fate has other plans in store when his wife Joan becomes pregnant! How will the Flash deal with having a son when all his enemies know where he lives? Revealed here for the first time is the real story of how the future fastest teen alive came into this world long before he joined the family business! Guest starring Green Lantern and the Justice Society of America!

Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1976: Spicy Detective Stories

by HarveyKent
published October 12, 2000

Dr. Charles McNider is guest of honor at a convention of pulp magazine collectors! He gets a warm reception, at least until the Icicle shows up! But even as Doctor Mid-Nite foils the plans of this freeze-ray-wielding villain, will he hear a twist to the story worthy of the pulps themselves?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1977: The Man from Atlantis

by Libbylawrence
published March 21, 2000

When an ancient Atlantean sorcerer seeks her help, Power Girl learns her true origins… or does she? The Justice Society of America is called upon to stop a deadly peril from being unleashed upon the world by seeking out twelve keys scattered across the world! But is the JSA being manipulated for evil ends? And can the team stop a mind-controlled Power Girl when she is transformed into the evil Nike?

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1978: The Redundant Rogues

by Libbylawrence
published March 16, 2001

The Wizard and his Secret Society of Super-Villains have captured the Atom, Doctor Mid-Nite, Mister Terrific, and Johnny Thunder in an effort to take down the Justice Society of America one by one! But can they hold them when Earth-Two offers so many distractions for these Earth-One super-villains? Guest starring Captain Comet!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1978: Watch the Skies

by GernotCarl, JSAGL, HarveyKent, JSA Jim, the Golden Age Flash and GDL 629 19136
published April 5, 2002

The old adage, “No good deed goes unpunished,” proves true as the other-dimensional Neptunians come to Earth for vengeance against Doctor Mid-Nite, who once saved the Neptunians from a plague, inadvertently also changing the balance of power on that world. Can the Justice Society of America protect the Earth from the full force of Neptune’s mighty space armada, especially when the Ultra-Humanite adds his/her own brand of villainy to the mix?

Batman: Times Past, 1978: Merry Christmas, Mr. Batman

by Immortalwildcat
published January 13, 2009

Quick question: When was the last time Bruce Wayne, the original Batman, wore his cape and cowl before his death in 1979? If you said when his wife Selina (Catwoman) died, you haven’t read this story. This is the story of the Batman’s last Christmas. And this is also the one and only team-up story between the Batman and the Huntress. It’s been ten years since then, and now Helena Wayne (the Huntress) is finally ready to reveal that tale for her adopted daughter Sonia.

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1979: Swift Retribution

by Immortalwildcat
published September 1, 2000

After Mister Terrific was murdered on the JLA Satellite during a meeting of the JSA and JLA, his killer — an old foe called the Spirit King — escaped back to Earth-Two. But how will the JSA track down the killer of one of their own when he can possess any body he wishes? And will they be able to stop him before he destroys Terry Sloane’s family?

Batman: Times Past: Sketches of the Caped Crusader

by Nadra Enzi and Andrew Troy Keller
published January 13, 2009

What was the Batman of Earth-2 like? What did he do between his published adventures? These short sketches show glimpses of the life of Batman, including his activities during World War II and his meeting with an African-American hero during the tumultuous Civil Rights era of the mid-1960s. We are also treated to a glimpse of the grown-up Robin shortly after taking over the retired Batman’s crime-fighting duties, and we observe the mourning period of Batman’s daughter Helena Wayne, the Huntress.


Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1981: Angel

by Libbylawrence
published January 21, 2000

When Angel O’Day discovers in her late father’s private detective office proof that Dinah Drake Lance was the Black Canary of the JSA, she is inspired to become the new Black Canary herself! She is soon joined by a talking ape named Sam, who trains her and even gives her a canary cry of her own, all in preparation for joining the Justice Society of America! But as Angel is offered membership in that fabled team, could she be an unwitting pawn in a much larger game?

Doctor Mid-Nite: Times Past, 1981: What’s My Motivation?

by HarveyKent
published June 18, 2003

Dr. Charles McNider is saddled with a method actor shadowing him as he goes on his rounds at Stanasch Hospital. As if that isn’t bad enough, the Injustice Society of the World just happens to choose that moment to attack in order to free the Icicle! Since Dr. McNider is unable to escape to become Doctor Mid-Nite himself, he finds another way to solve that little problem!

Justice Society of America: Times Past, 1982: Crisis on Earth-Four

by Libbylawrence
published April 25, 2001

In this previously untold JLA/JSA crossover story, the heroes of three worlds try to to defeat the mystical threat of three evil rulers of fantasy dimensions — Lorelei of Fairyland, Troll King of Magic Land, and the Incubus of the Land of the Nightshades. But why can’t anyone recall this case? Featuring the Justice Society of America and the Justice League of America! Guest starring the Sentinels of Justice of Earth-Four — Blue Beetle, the Peacemaker, Son of Vulcan, Captain Atom, Nightshade, and the Question — and introducing Tyger and the nuclear villain Major Force!

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!

Secret Files: Arsenal: Times Past, 1983: Family Vacation

by Starsky Hutch 76
published October 11, 2001

Buffy Winter has lived a somewhat lonely life in boarding schools and in constant training to become the future Arsenal. But when she finally gets a chance to go on a real family vacation with her father, Kompera Lee, it turns into a struggle for their very lives!

DC Universe: Times Past, 1984: Seeds

by Libbylawrence
published July 20, 2001

The combined forces of the Justice League of America, the Justice Society of America, and the Freedom Fighters — heroes from three different Earths — work together to save their planets from a dangerous force called the Cosmic Tree. But can even the combined forces of the JLA, the JSA, and the Freedom Fighters stop its spread into other dimensions? Enjoy this untold team-up tale of the greatest heroes of Earth-1, Earth-2, and Earth-X!

Infinity Inc: Times Past, 1985: The Wonder Years

by Libbylawrence
published February 18, 2000

Lyta Trevor looks back on her life and the career of her mother, Wonder Woman, before holding a slumber party for her female friends in Infinity Inc! But little does Fury know that her slumber party will be interrupted when a group of her mother’s old foes strike, calling themselves the Wonder Woman Revenge Squad! Guest starring the Justice Society of America, and featuring the debut of Orana, the new Wonder Woman!

The Sandman: Times Past, 1985: A Higher Power

An Easter Sunday story

by Immortalwildcat
published April 5, 2003

Wesley Dodds (the Sandman) has been an atheist his entire life. Will the simple faith of a small child change his mind?


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