Independent Heroes of Earth-S DC Comics FanFiction: Mighty Isis, Super Squad, Golden Arrow, Phantom Eagle, Shiva and Kali, Ultraman, Red Rocket, Tom Atomic, Lady Victory, Zing Queen of Quick, Jade Dragon, the Creeper, the Coyote

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Times Past

19th Century



Whiz: Times Past, 1953: The New Adventures of Bulletboy

by Dan Swanson
published November 28, 2004

Todd Drake, the former kid hero called Bulletboy, has some exciting adventures in college after befriending a former Marine named Tomas Thomas! Together Todd and Tomas share not just a dorm room, but interests in both boxing and nuclear physics! But when a group of crooks out for revenge causes an accident, Tomas is fatally wounded, and Todd must call in his old mentors Bulletman and Bulletgirl for help! Can they track down the irradiated crooks and somehow also save Tomas’ life before the radiation poisoning kills them? Featuring the debut of the Red Rocket!

Suspense Detective: Times Past, 1953: Tomas Thomas, P.I.

by Dan Swanson
published January 24, 2005

Meet Tomas Thomas, another tough private investigator in Chicago — but with a twist! Tom’s super-strength and other abilities come in handy in his new career as a private eye! This P.I.’s work is cut out for him when, after he takes a solo case for a beautiful blonde, she dies before she leaves his office! It soon becomes clear that this routine case is anything but when Tomas Thomas is marked for death! Can he get to the bottom of it without losing his head? Guest starring Ibis the Invincible and Minute Man!

America’s Greatest: Times Past, 1953: Gorilla Warfare

by Libbylawrence
published August 24, 2010

In the immediate aftermath of the Suspendium trap that took away the world’s greatest heroes, Ken Wyman is given a chance to relive his glory days as the Devil’s Dagger when a damsel in distress asks for his help! The Dagger and El Carim, the Master of Magic, thus race off to Africa to help liberate the home of the dispirited Lee Granger, the legendary Jungle King. As the Dagger helps this broken hero against an army of intelligent gorillas, can this crazy adventure point the way to his new future?

Shiva: Times Past, 1953: The New Kid

Part 1 of The Replacement

by CSyphrett
published July 16, 2001

When fifteen-year-old Martin Martine lets his curiosity get the best of him and follows a shadowy figure into a mysterious underground cavern, he has no idea that he will be asked to become the mighty Shiva, temporary replacement for his greatest hero, Captain Marvel! But will the new kid live up to the wizard Shazam’s expectations?

Secret Origins: Times Past, 1953: The Origin of Red Rocket and Tom Atomic

by Dan Swanson
published December 12, 2004

A monster attacks a small town, leaving no trace of it behind! But with the Marvel Family and the Squadron of Justice missing, who can possibly challenge such a beast? Todd Drake finds out soon, when he learns what his old college roommate Tomas Thomas has been working on — the heroic identity of Tom Atomic! And despite Todd’s reluctance, he is pulled back into the super-hero business as Red Rocket! Watch as Red Rocket and Tom Atomic together battle the monster that ate Sheboygan! Featuring the return of a long-forgotten mystery-man!

Whiz: Times Past, 1953: The Adventures of Aki Amazing

by Dan Swanson
published May 20, 2005

Just how did Red Rocket keep himself from getting killed while performing dangerous, on-the-fly experiments with his new equipment? And how did Tomas Thomas escape almost certain death from radiation to eventually become the hero known as Tom Atomic? The lost generation of super-heroes who protected Earth-S after the disappearance of the Marvel Family and the Squadron of Justice might never have come about at all, if not for the secret assistance of Aki Amazing, time-traveling agent from the future!

Red Rocket & Tom Atomic: Times Past, 1956: Right and Magic

by Dan Swanson
published March 24, 2005

Red Rocket and Tom Atomic battle Wizzo the Wizard, an obscure old foe of Captain Marvel who has a few new tricks up his sleeve that might make him the most powerful sorcerer on Earth, as long as he can maintain control! Meanwhile, Chicago has a new patriotically themed hero called Captain Democracy, but despite his enthusiasm, is he really cut out for the job? And will Bonnie Drake’s efforts to track down the Captain’s secret identity end up leading her down a certain path of her own?

Shiva: Times Past, 1958: The Birth of Kali

Part 2 of The Replacement

by CSyphrett
published June 7, 2001

When Lily Lovelace learns that her fiancé Martin Martine is secretly the powerful hero known as Shiva, she doesn’t know what to do. So when an opportunity arrives for her to gain super-powers herself, Lily leaps at the chance to join her fiancé in his heroic crusade! But just who is providing her with the power of Kali, and what price will she have to pay for it?

Secret Origins: Palette: Times Past, 1959: Murder in the Morning

by Dan Swanson
published July 19, 2010

When artist Alex Silverstone witnesses a murder in San Francisco’s Chinatown, she wishes for the life of her that she could remember the killer’s face. But when a newfound power to create projections manifests, allowing her to replay the images from her memory, it’s too strange to describe to the police. Will she have to take matters into her own hands as the new heroine known as Palette to capture the killer?

America’s Greatest: Times Past, 1959: Fun Times Four in Chicago

by Dan Swanson
published January 26, 2008

Strange things are afoot in Chicago in the spring of 1959. Leprechauns have been spotted helping people and fighting crime, while a female super-speedster appears out of nowhere calling herself Zing the Queen of Quick, and embarks on a major crime spree! Can even a new super-villain unit in the Chicago Police Department take on these bizarre threats without help? Guest starring Tom Atomic, Lady Victory, and Ernie Earnest, and introducing Quadrechaun!

Secret Origins: Miss Music: Times Past, 1959: Muskrat Creek Confidential

by Dan Swanson
published August 25, 2009

Tammi Paige, gymnastics star of Muskrat Creek, Wisconsin, is preparing for a big show to entertain the whole town! But not everyone is happy about it. When a girl rival and a spurned boyfriend plot revenge, will Tammi end up humiliated before everyone, or will this be the start of Miss Music’s heroic career?


Whiz: Palette: Times Past, 1960: Murder in the Evening

by Dan Swanson
published September 9, 2012

When artist Alex Silverstone attends a play with her policewoman friend Donna Sparks, they expect nothing but a wonderful evening out! What they didn’t expect was to become witnesses to an actual murder! Can Palette use her power of visual projection to solve the crime before the killer gets away?

Super Squad: Times Past, 1961: Origin of the Super Squad

by Dan Swanson, with Immortalwildcat and Drivtaan
published February 16, 2009

An alien invasion strikes America, terrifying entire cities with an onslaught of robots! But why are they targeting only those cities protected by super-heroes? Watch as a group of heroes save the world by joining together as the greatest super-team of the 1960s — the Super Squad! Featuring Master Man, Shiva, Kali, Red Rocket, Tom Atomic, Lady Victory, Quadrechaun, Palette, and Miss Music, and introducing Oxide and Majique!

Zing the Queen of Quick: Times Past, 1961: Go West, Young Woman

by Dan Swanson
published September 18, 2009

Zing the Queen of Quick is hired to steal a very rare and powerful object by a mysterious employer in exchange for two million dollars! But this super-villainess with super-speed powers soon discovers that getting rich quick carries its own set of problems! Guest starring Captain Midnight, Tom Atomic, and Colonel Tony Spinelli, commander of the Chicago Police Super-Villain Apprehension Team!

Zing the Queen of Quick: Times Past, 1961: Midwestern Odyssey

by Dan Swanson
published November 9, 2009

Zing the Queen of Quick has decided to leave Chicago and go somewhere there aren’t any super-heroes. But it’s not as simple as she thought it would be. As she makes her way through the Midwest toward Las Vegas, Aleny Huong takes a slight detour to a town in the Rocky Mountains, where she meets a handsome mechanic named Wayland Steele, and she is smitten. But when Zing the Queen of Quick attempts a few local robberies under a new super-villain identity, she has no idea that the town has a super-hero of its own! What will she do when she discovers this mystery-man’s true identity? Introducing the awesome Night Sentry!

Super Squad: Times Past, 1962: Super Sisters of the Caribbean

by Dan Swanson
published May 12, 2009

The women of the Super Squad take a girls only vacation in the Caribbean, where they expect nothing but rest and relaxation. Instead, the Super Sisters experience another kind of vacation when they encounter the ghost of a long-dead pirate named Anamaria Saldana, and fight against the fearsome Gr’bash, the goddess of watery doom!

Showcase: Lady Victory: Times Past, 1964: Toxic Waste

by Dan Swanson
published October 20, 2006

Investigating a string of animal and pet disappearances, Lady Victory finds herself in a battle alone against a creature straight out of H.P. Lovecraft! But as Bonnie Drake soon discovers, there is much more to the story — and the monster — than meets the eye!

Super Squad: Times Past, 1964: A Halloween Hullabaloo

by Dan Swanson
published March 5, 2007

In its greatest challenge, the Super Squad battles the Jailbirds and Legbreakers Assembly! But the greatest mystery about this case is that these super-villains don’t actually exist, except as fictional characters in a role-playing game! Can the Super Squad defeat the JLA when this super-team is as powerful as they are? Meanwhile, Kali is forced to face her inner demons in the most terrifying way! Introducing the Super Squad Civilian Reserves and the amazing Elastique!

Golden Arrow: Times Past, 1966: Whatever Happened to the Golden Arrow?

by Blackwolf247
published January 23, 2003

The myths surrounding the hero called the Golden Arrow are many. Just who was the Robin Hood of the West? And was there a second Golden Arrow who had a short career of his own shortly after the original disappeared? Author Stephen Paul Coltraine aims to find out in his efforts to explore the legend of the missing hero. But is he just chasing ghosts?


Red Rocket & Tom Atomic: Times Past, 1970: Disaster in the Meadowlands

by Dan Swanson
published March 30, 2005

At the dawn of a new decade, an eco-terrorist threatens to destroy New York City with a nuclear bomb! But after being in the hero business for over fifteen years now, are our heroes still in top enough form to do the job? Join us as Red Rocket, Tom Atomic, and Lady Victory take on their last adventure together as a team!

Shiva: Times Past, 1970: Shiva’s Last Case

Part 3 of The Replacement

by CSyphrett
published December 20, 2000

For the past decade, Shiva and Kali have been a heroic duo like none other, while Martin and Lily Martine spent several years in wedded bliss. But those happy days seem to be over forever, as Martin watches his wife become unhappier than ever, becoming more of an enemy to him in his own home. Can Martin find out what is behind his wife’s misery and make things better, or will this be the crisis that finally puts an end to his super-career?


1985 (July to December)

Secret Origins: A Real Speed Demon

by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum
published January 17, 2002

In the midst of the Crisis on Infinite Earths, police scientist Marlon Wells is struck by lightning and splashed by chemicals in a scene eerily reminiscent of the origin story of an old comic-book hero, the Flash. After being astonished to learn he also possesses the same super-speed as his hero, Marlon realizes he must use his powers for good. But with the world on the brink of annihilation, what can even a Speed Demon do?

Whiz: Phantom Eagle: Fly Like an Eagle

by Libbylawrence
published October 22, 2000

Not all heroes are given the praise due them. That much is true in the case of Mickey Malone, alias the Phantom Eagle, a former aviator hero whose best years are now behind him. But as the enthusiasm of his daughter proves, there’s always time for one more flight! Guest starring Captain Marvel!


Whiz: Thunder Girl: The Child of Thunder and Lightning

by D.S. Wynne and Doc Quantum
published October 15, 2002

Queen Lysippe of the Amazon Nation is surprised one night when one of her grown-up daughters brings home an infant girl to become the youngest of the queen’s daughters. Even more surprising is that this girl has a mysterious destiny to fulfill! And now, as Celia reaches the age of twelve, she is forced to meet that destiny head on when the demoness Blaze comes for her! Introducing Thunder Girl, latest inheritor of the power of Shazam!

Whiz: Ultraman and the Star Patrol

by CSyphrett
published June 19, 2002

When the Marvel Family and the world’s greatest heroes vanished in 1953, the monsters and alien invasions they routinely battled continued to menace the world. Stepping into the void was the international monster-fighting organization called the Star Patrol, and they have continued to battle monsters and other menaces ever since with the help of Ultraman, an alien intelligence who shares a body with Dan Hayata of the Star Patrol. But when a menace from the past returns to plague the present, Dan is forced to search through an old case file to find a way for Ultraman to stop it.

Whiz: The Coyote Howls

by CSyphrett
published July 5, 2002

When Willie White Raven finds himself transported from the Mojave Desert to the land of spirit animals, he finds himself in a losing battle with Coyote and Raven against Bear, leading to a showdown with Snake. But while this vision quest results in the birth of a new hero called the Coyote, Willie’s troubles are far from over as he encounters the menaces of Diamond Jill and a group of villains gathered by Snake to finally take him down. Will the Coyote and his new ally, a super-speedster, be able to overcome this ultimate menace?

Whiz: Jade Dragon: Choosing Destinies

by Paladinlgt
published October 19, 2002

Jade is a young Chinese girl living at the Temple of the Dragon who, though forbidden to learn from the masters, has schooled herself by hiding herself in the temple during the lessons. But when she becomes the last survivor of a slaughter, Jade learns that she has a great destiny to fulfill through the use of an emerald sword and two rings. With the help of the eldest master’s spirit, she sets out to become the champion known as Jade Dragon, arch-enemy of the Darkness.

Golden Arrow: How Do You Rebuild a Life?

by Blackwolf247
published December 3, 2002

Golden Arrow, the Robin Hood of the West, has been missing for so many years that his name has become a legend. But when he returns to the West to start rebuilding his life, he discovers that his good name is being connected to a White Supremacist movement!

The Mighty Isis: Whatever Happened to Isis?

by Libbylawrence
published February 9, 2013

Whatever happened to Isis in the years since she was a prominent super-heroine in the 1970s? How do a teen beauty queen, a swashbuckling archaeologist, and a pregnant woman fit into the mystery? And who will be the Mighty Isis for the modern age — Andrea Thomas or Adrianna Tomaz?

  • DC Universe: Challenge of Shazam (Golden Arrow, Hoppy the Marvel Bunny, Kid Eternity, Lance O’Casey, Lucky Lawton, Mark Swift, Master Man, Mighty Isis, Mr. Keeper, Sunbeam, and Theodore Adams guest star)


Shiva: Representatives

Part 5 of The Replacement

by CSyphrett
published February 2, 2002

When the fearsome Kali emerges from other-dimensional exile once more, Martin Martine must become Shiva one last time to defeat her, but only if Captain Marvel can convince him that he used to be a hero! Witness the final fate of Shiva and Kali!

Secret Origins: Beware: The Origin of the Creeper

by Christine Nightstar
published July 18, 2006

Is the Creeper a hero, a villain, or something else entirely? Fawcett City isn’t sure what to make of this nuisance, who splits his time between taking on mobsters and playing practical jokes on the police. And the truth is that the Creeper doesn’t even know himself! Guest starring Captain Marvel and Mary Marvel!

DC Universe: Crisis Over Earth-S

by Dan Swanson, with Drivtaan
published June 22, 2005

A cross over team up with over 30 heroes! Can the World’s Mightiest Families of 2 Earths save Earth S?

Golden Arrow: If This You Read

by Blackwolf247
published June 14, 2003

While visiting a cave in the hills, Golden Arrow finds himself trapped in the midst of a wintry storm! If he survives his encounter with an escaped convict, he still has to survive possible starvation and freezing to death!

America’s Greatest: Mary Marvel and Atom Blake: Magic and Demons and Ghouls, Oh My!

by Dan Swanson, with Doc Quantum
published October 22, 2009

As the last student left behind on Halloween at the Grimoire Academy of Applied Knowledge, Atom Blake the Boy Wizard is expecting nothing but the peace and quiet he needs to complete an overdue assignment. But when the demons Blaze and Satanus suddenly invade the island in search of a prize, Atom must call in some help in the form of Mary Marvel and the Lieutenant Mary Marvels, the world’s mightiest girls!


Whiz: Flora: Fawcett City’s New Hero

by Arcademan88
published October 27, 2012

When Caitlin O’Malley (Lady Marvel) left the Marvel Family, she also left a new friend behind — Flora, a size-changing faerie from Fairyland! Over the past year, Flora has tried to do her best to blend in with the people of Fawcett City and has formed an unlikely friendship with a teenager named Willie B. And when a hostage situation threatens a local store, the two soon find that they have a lot more in common than they’d originally thought! Guest starring Cool Marvel!

Future Tales

Whiz: The New Adventures of Jon Jarl of the Space Patrol

by Dan Swanson
published August 21, 2006

Captain Jon Jarl of the Space Patrol Flies Again!

Whiz: Eternity Force: Future Tales, 2499: Some Assembly Required

by Dan Swanson and Drivtaan
published October 26, 2005

After 300 years of peace, who can defend humanity for the greatest threat ever?

Whiz: Times Past, 1953: The Adventures of Aki Amazing

by Dan Swanson
published May 20, 2005

Just how did Red Rocket keep himself from getting killed while performing dangerous, on-the-fly experiments with his new equipment? And how did Tomas Thomas escape almost certain death from radiation to eventually become the hero known as Tom Atomic? The lost generation of super-heroes who protected Earth-S after the disappearance of the Marvel Family and the Squadron of Justice might never have come about at all, if not for the secret assistance of Aki Amazing, time-traveling agent from the future!


Strange Suspense Stories: The Talisman of Liberty

by Drivtaan and Dan Swanson
published October 15, 2004

A secret magical ceremony in Revolutionary War times creates a lasting powerful artifact for Good!