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.
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 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?
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!
When a threat from Red Robin’s past emerges after twelve years to challenge him and all his allies, the former Boy Wonder teams up with Blackwing to take down the Scourge! But who is the real threat behind this madman? Discover the real reason Robin gave up his Batman-inspired gray costume back in 1975!
by Martin Maenza, partially adapted from DC Super-Stars #10 by Bob Rozakis and Dick Dillin, and Batman Family #7 by Elliot S! Maggin and Curt Swan
The history and origin of crime’s infamous couple, the Huntress and the Sportsmaster, is finally revealed! But is there too much water under the bridge for the so-called Mr. and Mrs. Menace to continue their relationship? Dr. Harleen Quinzel is determined to find out! Guest starring Batgirl and Robin, and several other big-name super-heroes and super-villains!
by Hitman 44077, adapted and expanded from Crisis on Infinite Earths#9-12 by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez
Insights into the final traumatic days of the Crisis as seen through the eyes of Kid Flash. (This story is an expansion of events by Marv Wolfman and George Perez in Crisis On Infinite Earths #9 through 12.)
by GernotCarl, JSAGL, HarveyKent, JSA Jim, the Golden Age Flash and GDL 629 19136
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?
by Martin Maenza, adapted and expanded from Crisis on Infinite Earths #9-10 by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez
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 Marvel Family, the Freedom Fighters, and the Sentinels of Justice!
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?
The Earth is menaced when the living star called Aquarius attempts to devour the Sun, and only one hero can stop him — Starman! But as Will Payton risks his life to save the world, he must do so while confronting the mysterious changes to his powers he has undergone of late. Can Superman provide the assistance he needs, or must Starman go it alone?
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!
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!
When Madame Mayhem, Geri Sloane’s evil alternate timeline twin, tries to eliminate both the JSA and the Sloanes from history, the time-master Mr. Weed knows something needs to be done about her. But he needs an agent to act on his behalf. Who better to do so than Miss Terrific? Guest starring Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man!
When an unknown enemy sets out to destroy everyone and everything associated with the legacy of the late Batman, it’s left to Red Robin and the Huntress to put an end to it before anyone else is killed! But how can this enemy or enemies know so much about the secrets of the Batman family? Guest starring Superman, Power Girl, the Justice Society of America, and other guest stars!