Villains of Earth-2 DC Comics FanFiction: Suicide Squad, Operation Liberty, Arsenal, Stretch O’Brien, recurring villains, new villains

Suicide Squad of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Arsenal of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Operation Liberty: The Five Earths Project

Times Past

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!

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

by Drivtaan
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?

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

Late 1985 to 1986

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!

The Suicide Squad: The Price of Redemption

A Crawling from the Wreckage crossover

by Starsky Hutch 76, with JSAGL and Vendikarr DeWuff
published March 17, 2000

Commander Steel is a man who loves his country, and he’ll serve it no matter what the cost or who it costs, as Vixen, Vibe, and Gypsy from Earth-1’s Justice League of America soon discover. They, along with the members of Helix and a few super-villains, are drafted to become against their will the members of the Suicide Squad, the newest incarnation of the U.S. Government’s Operation Liberty. And when Senator Neptune Perkins is abducted by the man-shark known as Carcharo, the Suicide Squad is tapped to rescue him. But one Squad member won’t come back from this mission alive!

Showcase: Nemesis: Beyond Redemption

by Vendikarr DeWuff
published July 25, 2000

A mob war leaves one surviving member of a crime family, bent on revenge against the mob boss who killed her family as Nemesis. But as Nemesis takes the war to DeLuca’s residence, other players become involved in her game, complicating things. Guest starring Wildcat, and introducing Gangbuster!

Showcase: Arsenal Strikes

by PaladinLgt, with Immortalwildcat
published December 21, 2000

Who is the mysterious Arsenal, how does she get all of her neat devices, and and why is she stealing objects that have no material value? Those are the questions perplexing California’s Special Crimes Unit as they investigate a string of strange robberies. Meanwhile, businessman Kompera Lee is recruiting a council of scientists for the mysterious Ryu-Wu, but for what sinister purpose? Guest starring Infinity Inc!

Showcase: Kid Grundy: Monsters Among Us

by Libbylawrence
published August 2, 2002

Kid Grundy is a monster, but not by choice, having been created in the swamp from the remains of a young man born nearly a century earlier. But when he falls for a girl named Deena in a remote small town, he learns that monsters come in many forms.

The Suicide Squad: Path of the Immortal

by Starsky Hutch 76, with Doc Quantum, Vendikarr DeWuff, JSAGL and Libbylawrence
published August 15, 2005

Vandal Savage has been away from Earth-2 for several years, and he returned to find that his organization’s grip on world affairs has weakened in his absence. The only ones standing in his way to secretly controlling the world once more are Commander Steel and the Suicide Squad! But to what depths will the team be forced to sink in order to end the evil that is Vandal Savage once and for all? Meanwhile, discover the secret of Mekanique and witness the birth of a new Immortal Man!

Showcase: Stretch O’Brien: Earth-Two Romance

by Starsky Hutch 76, adapted from True Romance, screenplay by Quentin Tarantino
published March 1, 2001

Stretch O’Brien, laying low in Gotham City since breaking out of juvie, meets the love of his life: Maggie. But when it turns out that Maggie is under the thumb of a small-time pimp, the crooked grandson of the original Plastic Man sets out to rectify things by killing him and stealing a briefcase full of cocaine, which he plans to sell to the highest bidder for a new life with his girl. But there’s just one problem: he’s crossed the Gorilla Mob, and Ape-Face himself is after him. Can our young antihero pull off the sale with a big Hollywood producer and escape with Maggie before the Gorilla Mob and the cops catch up to them? Stealing, cheating, killing — who said romance is dead?

The Brave and the Bold: Corona and Arsenal: Girls’ Night Out

by PaladinLgt
published October 10, 2001

When photojournalist Alex DeWitt (the super-heroine known as Corona) is assigned to cover the opening of the new Bishamon Research and Development facility in Gotham City, a company representative is assigned to assist her in her story: Buffy Winter (the notorious thief called Arsenal). Unknown to either of them, the facility has been targeted by the powerful twins Sand and Rose. Can Corona and Arsenal stop the mercenaries from destroying the building without letting each other in on their secret identities?

Arsenal: Old Enemies, Eh?

by CSyphrett
published May 25, 2001

An old enemy wants the life of Kompera Lee’s firstborn child, but he’ll settle for marrying Buffy Winter. Arsenal is having none of that, but even she might not be able to best the Gremlin in battle!

1987

Showcase: Stretch O’Brien: Weekend in Vegas

by Martin Maenza
published October 18, 2001

It’s time for round two between Stretch O’Brien and Ape-Face, with the city of sin as the backdrop, and a few poor souls caught in the crossfire! As Stretch’s buddy Elvis would say, “Viva Las Vegas!”

Tales of Gotham City: Gotham City Stories

by Starsky Hutch 76, adapted from Pulp Fiction, screenplay by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary
published October 25, 2002

Floyd Lawton, alias Deadshot, has been dragged back into the crime game despite his best intentions. Unfortunately for him, he’s also a marked man. Franko Morelli, the Joker’s number one guy, is under orders to find a legitimate way to kill him. But a shared near-death experience has a way of changing these two older gentlemen’s viewpoints on making their way in the world. Meanwhile, Ted Grant’s protégé Carlos Ramirez is instructed to take a dive in his next fight, but Carlos has other ideas. When these personal Gotham City stories finally meet head to head, things take an explosive turn!

1988

Showcase: Injustice Unlimited: Dishonor Among Thieves

by Libbylawrence
published October 30, 2006

Artemis Crock, the villainous daughter of the Sportsmaster and the original Huntress, is about to join the Monocle’s new Injustice Unlimited team when she learns that her mother was once the heroic Tigress of the All-Star Squadron! Even more shocking is that she has an older half-brother whose father is the Manhunter, and who runs an independent secret agency! Now Artemis must assemble her own team of super-villains to stop the Monocle from selling out the world to a mind-controlling queen from another dimension! Introducing the Council, Americana, Bellatrix, Bombshell, the new Red, White, and Blue, and Earth-Three’s Starheart! And guest starring Corona and the Justice Society of America!

Showcase: The Illuminati: Trouble at the Top

The Race crossover

by Dan Swanson
published January 28, 2006

The Illuminati has secretly pulled the strings of world events on behalf of Vandal Savage for centuries. But now there is something going on inside the Illuminati that has the ruling Council of Seven worried. Someone is killing them off, one by one! But who? And why?

The Brave and the Bold: Whiz Kid and Savant: The City of Truth

The Race crossover

by Dan Swanson
published June 5, 2006

It’s hard to be a couple of teenagers in love — especially when one is a super-hero and the other is a super-villainess! Savant decides it’s time to face the truth in a unique way — by bringing Whiz Kid and herself into an advanced simulation in which they can live new lives free from all worldly burdens for a short time, so they can really figure out how they feel about each other. But even this worry-free simulation comes with its own set of consequences, and truth is not always easy to learn!

  • Justice Society of America: Black Sunset (Angler, Anti-Electric, Astra the Astrologer, Baffler, Bedwin Footh, Big Caesar, Black Arrow, Captain Challenge, Clock, Doctor Glisten, Earthworm, Fool, Fusebox, Hood, Mad Hatter, Mercury, Mister Futile, Mister Who, Nada, Penguin, Plaything, Presto the Magician, Purple Pilgrim, Puzzler, Rainbow Man, Red Domino, Roper, Sledgehammer, Sparrow, Tarantula, Tiger Shark, Tigress, and Wind-Master guest star)

Showcase: Artemis: Momma’s Girl

by Immortalwildcat
published September 14, 2009

Dealing with the death of a parent is hard enough. But when that parent was a super-villainess once called the Huntress and a sometime-heroine known as the Tigress, and you’re her heroic daughter Artemis Crock who has to break the news to your imprisoned father and sister, the Sportsmaster and Decathlon, it’s even harder! Guest starring the new Manhunter, the Council, and Wildcat!

1989

DC Universe: Post-Race Reactions

by Doc Quantum, Christine Nightstar, and Farmer Sackett
published December 18, 2012

The race is finally over, but with the hostile Humanist Party in the White House, it’s hardly a happy ending for anyone. Kompera Lee sees this as a sign that America is failing, which is only compounded by the horrifying revelation that his daughter, Buffy Winter, is dating a super-hero! Meanwhile, Secret Service agent Rene Fortune tries to blow off some steam to make up for her failures, and finds an unlikely friendship with Matches Malone! A Gotham City archbishop takes the opportunity of the election to expose political corruption in both the Republican and Democratic parties, but will his superiors in the Illuminati be so understanding? Elsewhere, Doctor Mid-Nite mulls over a doctor’s responsibilities when his patient, a former super-hero and political mover and shaker, succumbs to senility! Finally, how will Maxwell Lord and Amanda Waller deal with the fallout of Jay Garrick’s accusation that they’re involved in the Illuminati?

Future Tales

Showcase: The Second Death of Mekanique

by Dan Swanson
published March 24, 2007

Following Vandal Savage’s defeat by the Suicide Squad, Mekanique reengineers her own timeline, ensuring that she continues to exist in her present form even as the future timeline of Metropolis where she was created is erased from existence! And as she counts on her former master, the future Vandal Savage from that timeline, to be erased along with it, she soon finds that Savage has a few twists and turns of his own!