by Doc Quantum, Christine Nightstar, and Farmer Sackett
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 with a bang! Finally, how will Maxwell Lord and Amanda Waller deal with the fallout of Jay Garrick’s accusation that they’re involved in the Illuminati?
by Dave Barnowski
The Justice Society of America’s annual Christmas tradition is to anonymously deliver gifts to the children of America. But even with all their power, they’ve never been unable to gift every child… until now.
With the race for the U.S. presidency coming to an end, Jay Garrick and his team expose a plot to manipulate the upcoming vote, but deep questions still remain. Why is the Flash running for office, and for what hidden reasons did his campaign managers approach him in the first place? Is politics simply too dirty a game for a super-hero to be involved? And will the outcome of the election place a puppet in the White House, one way or another? Don’t miss the exciting conclusion of the Race! Guest starring the Justice Society of America!
by Dan Swanson, partially adapted from Justice League of America #73-74 by Dennis O’Neil and Dick Dillin
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?
A new vigilante killer arises, targeting old, retired super-villains for extermination, with an alarming success rate! Meanwhile, a new super-villain begins humiliating members of the Justice Society of America, one by one! Can the JSA discover the truth about the Sunset Killer and stop the crime spree of Black Nemesis before their reputation is completely ruined? Guest starring Infinity Inc!
by Dan Swanson, with Drivtaan
When a massive asteroid named Damocles threatens Earth, Green Lantern and Starman head into outer space to divert the danger from above. But as they investigate, the two JSA members are attacked by a few old enemies from the planet Mars who manage to disable their powers! Can Alan Scott and Ted Knight figure out a way to regain control over the power ring and the cosmic rod in time to save the Earth from destruction? Introducing the Lawman of Mars!
by Starsky Hutch 76, Immortalwildcat, Bejammin2000, Drivtaan, Philip-Todd Franklin, Dan Swanson, Blackwolf247 and Dave Barnowski
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!
While visiting Chicago, Dr. Charles McNider is on hand as a murder mystery unfolds at a hotel. Now Doctor Mid-Nite, with the help of a young bellboy, must solve this mystery before they become victims themselves! But even Mid-Nite, with his many years of experience, may still have something to learn from the example of this young man.
by Dan Swanson
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!
by Dan Swanson
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!
by Dan Swanson
Jim Chisholm tries to adjust to the life of a new super-hero, which includes choosing a heroic name for his alter ego. But he never expected to find a bank robber called the Pack Rat to be as much of a challenge he is! Will the unexpected intervention of Johnny Thunder and his magic Thunderbolt cause the battle to be won or lost?
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!
The winged wonders find themselves targets in an ancient and deadly game of life and death when an ancient Egyptian artifact draws a group of Egyptian deities to Earth! When Hawkman and Hawkgirl are hunted by the gods themselves, where can they turn for help? And will an encounter with the fabled hawk god change their lives forever?
A mystery-woman with amazing super-powers leads the Justice Society of America to investigate an organization founded upon the principle that all men are created equal — even if that means destroying all those who have super-powers! Will the JSA triumph over a team created especially to wipe them out of existence when they meet the American Brigade? Introducing the JSA’s newest honorary member, Lady Danger!
While at a computer convention in Washington, D.C., Power Girl encounters a mysterious female fugitive with super-powers and amnesia! Can she help the young woman figure out who she is and why she’s on the run? Meanwhile, Karen Starr learns that secret identities are harder to keep than she thought!