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.
by Doc Quantum, adapted from Superman #19 by Jerry Siegel and John Sikela, and All-Star Squadron #64 by Roy Thomas and Wayne Boring
Liberty Belle and Johnny Quick are as surprised as anyone to learn that villains straight out of the comic-strips are attacking Metropolis en masse! But as they spend that day recruiting help from fellow team members of the All-Star Squadron, in between making plans for their impending nuptials, they find that Superman and Lois Lane already have the situation well in hand with a comic-strip team of their own!
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?
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!
In the aftermath of Vic Valor’s last adventure, reporter Lily DeLuna has an adventure of her own while investigating political corruption in Opal City! Her witnessing a fateful meeting between crime lord Boss Neuertski and City Councilman John Ross puts her life in danger, which is made even worse when she finds that her own editor has sold her out to the Mob! Can Lily discover the true identity of the long-retired Starman and enlist his help in learning the secrets of Xenon’s power rod before mobsters can silence her for good? Guest starring Captain Triumph and Starwoman, and featuring the return of the Reverse Golden Age Flash, the Rival!
Four super-heroines and one super-hero — the Huntress, Corona, Insect Queen, the Mighty Isis, and Blackwing — are thrust into a battle extraordinaire when Vic Valor returns from the grave and attacks the JSA Brownstone! But what is behind this golden age hero’s attack on Gotham City? And is this the real Vic Valor? Guest starring Starman, Superman, Hawkman, Doctor Fate, and Bat-Mite! Featuring the debut of Zephyr!
After a night on the town, Ted Knight heads off to bed. So when an emergency strikes Opal City Electric’s power plant, Doris Knight and Lily DeLuna decide against waking the retired Starman, reasoning that they can team up to take care of this problem themselves! But will even the abilities granted them by the gravity rod and the power rod be enough when they are met in battle with the robot from the future known as Mekanique?
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!
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!
After his promise to retire three years earlier, Ted Knight’s sudden return as Starman alarms his wife, Doris. Now, for the first time, Ted learns the reason behind his wife’s desire for Starman to remain retired, when she tells him about the time in 1945 that Doris Lee received a message from the future from Doris Knight!
by Drivtaan, Starsky Hutch 76, Immortalwildcat and Doc Quantum, with Gamma Xmen, GDL629 19136 and JSAGL
Go to sleep, or the Boogeyman will get you! Kids the world over have been scared of both the Boogeyman and the dark since time immemorial. But when this supposed fairy tale character begins scaring and then attacking children, the Junior JSA finds itself in its most dangerous case ever! With the members of the Justice Society of America finding it difficult to believe what the kids are seeing, can the young heroes prevail over the fearsome Teggarimor, the Boogeyman? Featuring several guest stars and a few unexpected heroes!
by Martin Maenza, Immortalwildcat, Starsky Hutch 76, Libbylawrence, and Brian K. Asbury, with Doc Quantum
The Earth is under attack by an Alien Alliance, as are many of its allies! Across the globe and across the stars, the champions fight hard against the might of these alien invasion forces! And like all wars, there are casualties! Featuring the heroes and villains of the DC Universe!