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Batman and Green Arrow: Mixed Signals

by HarveyKent
The Brave and the Bold: The Five Earths Project
When the Blue Bowman begins a crime spree in Gotham City after many years, Batman can’t help but wonder if the Signalman has returned to crime under this old identity. But when this new Bowman proves to be better skilled than his predecessor, Batman may need Green Arrow’s help to capture this rival archer!

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Super-Team Family: Goose Egg Hour

by Steed703 and Doc Quantum
Super-Team Family: The Five Earths Project
Buddy Baker is just out shopping with his wife when a giant frog attacks Los Angeles! And who should come to his aid but a walking, talking turtle? Will any member of his team even believe his story long enough to help them stop the menace of Frogzilla in its tracks? Don’t miss this titanic team-up of Animal Man and Guy Gardner of the Conglomerate of Earth-One, and Fastback and Yankee Poodle of the Zoo Crew of Earth-C!

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All-Star: 1969: Aquarius Redux

by Dan Swanson, partially adapted from Justice League of America #73-74 by Dennis O’Neil and Dick Dillin
All-Star of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Batman: Times Past: Sketches of the Caped Crusader

by Nadra Enzi and Andrew Troy Keller
Batman of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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.

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Batman: 1978: Merry Christmas, Mr. Batman

by Immortalwildcat
Batman of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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.

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Batman Family: Thanksgiving

by Dave Barnowski
Batman Family of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
How did one man’s love of flying help train the future Batman? How was it made possible for Dick Grayson to become Bruce Wayne’s ward? How was Alfred able to leave wartorn England to become the Wayne family butler? How was Selina Kyle able to complete her prison sentence in time to marry Bruce Wayne? What made Dick Grayson decide to study law? And how did Lucius Fox overcome an accusation of having Communist sympathies by Joe McCarthy to eventually become the CEO of Wayne Industries? One man was instrumental behind the scenes in some of the most important episodes of the Batman Family. How much influence can one man have in his family? That question is answered here in the story of the late Philip Wayne, the uncle of Bruce Wayne who raised the future Batman after the murder of Dr. Thomas and Martha Wayne.

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Batman: 1941: Secrets

by Dave Barnowski
Batman of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Green Arrow and Black Canary: Let No Man Put Asunder

by HarveyKent
Green Arrow of Earth-1: The Five Earths Project
It’s a day many thought would never come — the wedding day of Oliver Queen and Dinah Lance, alias Green Arrow and Black Canary! But while so many super-hero weddings fall victim to attacks from super-villains, what makes this wedding day the quietest one of all? Guest starring the Justice League of America and a surprise guest star!

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Batman Family: The Wedding March

by Starsky Hutch 76, Immortalwildcat, Bejammin2000, Drivtaan, Philip-Todd Franklin, Dan Swanson, Blackwolf247 and Dave Barnowski
Batman Family of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
This is the story of the wedding event of the season — when Red Robin and Power Girl get married! Dick Grayson (Red Robin) and Karen Starr (Power Girl) have been comfortably engaged for over two years without setting a date. But when Dick runs into an old friend and learns that his old flame has just died of cancer, it gives him a sense of urgency to set a wedding date for just one month from now. And that’s not all. Skeletons in the closet are brought to light as Dick learns he has a grown-up daughter named Rachel Levine, who was born from that old relationship. While wedding plans are made, others make plans to cash in on this high society event as well as take revenge on Dick. Can the Batman Family make peace with the dark secrets of the past in order to save this wedding from those who would destroy it? Featuring the debut of the U.S. Avenger and the Sparrow, and guest starring the Huntress, Bat Lash, the Superman Family, Stretch O’Brien, Bluestreak, and members of the JSA!

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Showcase: The Wizard: 1953: Things that Go Bump

by Dan Swanson
Showcase of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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!

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Secret Files: Batman: 1924: Christmas Memories

by Drivtaan
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project
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?

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The Brave and the Bold: 1943: Get Lucky

by Drivtaan
The Brave and the Bold of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Red Robin: Passing Bullets

by Bejammin2000
Red Robin of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Why did the Batman occasionally carry a gun in his first year, despite swearing never to use one? This story suggests an answer to that question, as Tommy Monaghan — the now-retired underworld assassin called the Hitman — tells Red Robin about his own encounter with the Batman back in 1939. He also warns that an old mobster injured by Batman back then is seeking revenge on his protégé, Red Robin. But how will Red Robin outdraw a criminal with the reputation of being the world’s fastest gun?

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Doctor Occult and the Seven: Spiritual Training

by Drivtaan
Doctor Occult and the Seven: The Five Earths Project
Doctor Occult provides the Hood with special combat training from an unexpected and most unique source: the Batman!

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Young All-Stars: 1943: When Sidekicks Unite

by Blackwolf247
Young All-Stars: The Five Earths Project
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!

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