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Secret Origins: 1982: Secret Origin of Flecha Verde

by PaladinLgt, with Doc Quantum
Secret Origins of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project
Decades after the Green Arrow of Mexico retired from crime-fighting, a new heroic archer has arisen to take Flecha Verde’s place as one of Mexico’s greatest heroes alongside other members of the Superamigos! But what led Colonel Ricardo Martinez to don the modernized costume of the legendary heroic archer? Finally, the events behind the creation of the modern-day Flecha Verde are revealed!

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Jonah Hex and Scalphunter: 1877: Full Moon Bounty

by Drivtaan
Weird Western Tales: The Five Earths Project
As a well-traveled bounty hunter, Jonah Hex has seen a lot of strange things in his day. But as he and Scalphunter follow the trail of a seemingly ordinary man to the town of Sundown, he turns out to be more than either of them had expected!

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Super-Stars of Space: The Universe and Mr. Leiber

by Libbylawrence, with Doc Quantum
Super-Stars of Space: The Five Earths Project
When cosmic energy strikes the Earth, astronaut Stacy Macklin is given another chance to become Lady Lunar, but this time as a super-heroine! And she is not the only one, as she meets several other heroes and villains in similar situations: Karb-Brak the Andromedan, Remoni-Notra the second Star Sapphire, Moonman, Pulsar, and Skyman! To learn the secret of their cosmically restored powers, they must embark on an epic voyage to outer space! Meanwhile, various worlds are bombarded by mind-controlled armies bent on destruction! Who is behind this cosmic conquest? And what has all this got to do with a humble bookstore owner named Julius Leiber? Guest starring the Honor Team of Thronn, Queen Bee, Ron-Avon, and Genia, and introducing Cobol the Starknight!

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Whiz: Palette: 1960: Murder in the Evening

by Dan Swanson
Whiz: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Feature: Bill the Magnificent: 1944: Santa Got Pickled

by Drivtaan
Feature of Earth-X: The Five Earths Project
That crackpot scientist Professor Twerp is back with another weird experiment, but this time he’s endangering Santa Claus himself! Can Bill the Magnificent act fast enough to save the Christmas of 1944?

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America’s Greatest: 1953: Gorilla Warfare

by Libbylawrence
America's Greatest: The Five Earths Project
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?

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Secret Files: Marvel Family: The Shepherd

by Drivtaan
Secret Files: The Five Earths Project
A young shepherd boy named Joel is called upon by the old wizard Shazam to protect a couple with child on a trip to Bethlehem to pay taxes! But little does the Shepherd realize how often his amazing new powers will be called upon to battle a number of evil menaces seeking to prevent the first Christmas Day!

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Feature: Young Allies: Choices

by Doc Quantum and Vibe 41005
Feature of Earth-X: The Five Earths Project
In a world at war, Crestwood Mall in St. Louis, Missouri, seems like the safest place to be, until a team of Nazi super-villains called Amerika’s Crusaders attacks at the heart of America! The only ones who can stop them are an impromptu team of six young super-heroes! Introducing Flare, Offspring, Spidergirl, the Raven, the Red Bee, and Brainchild — together known as the Young Allies!

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The Mighty Isis: Whatever Happened to Isis?

by Libbylawrence
The Mighty Isis: The Five Earths Project
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?

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All-Star Squadron: 1942: Funny-Paper Love

by Doc Quantum, adapted from Superman #19 by Jerry Siegel and John Sikela, and All-Star Squadron #64 by Roy Thomas and Wayne Boring
All-Star Squadron: The Five Earths Project
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!

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The Star-Spangled Kid: 1948: The Caveman Kid

by Doc Quantum
The Star-Spangled Kid: The Five Earths Project
In the wake of the battle with the Nebula-Man, the Star-Spangled Kid finds himself in the days of the caveman, where he struggles to survive. Even worse, he realizes that he’s brought the common flu virus back to this primitive age, which could potentially wipe out the human race before history even begins! Can the Kid find a way to quarantine himself before he infects the cavemen?

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Hop Harrigan: 1943: The Christmas Island Incident

by Drivtaan
Hop Harrigan: The Five Earths Project
It’s a typical day during World War II for Hop Harrigan. That is, until a sleigh pulled by flying reindeer crosses his path, headed for Japanese-held Christmas Island! Can Hop rescue Santa Claus in time to save Christmas?

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Shazam’s Squadron of Justice: Mystery of the Missing Day

by Libbylawrence
Shazam's Squadron of Justice: The Five Earths Project
For years the Marvel Family have wondered what happened to them on the day before they and others were caught in Sivana’s Suspendium trap. Now a time traveler arrives from the future, explaining the mystery of the missing day and seeking help from America’s other greatest heroes! Witness the secret origin of Shazam’s Squadron of Justice when that fabled team unites once more to stop Zotan the King of Time from changing history as they know it! Introducing time traveler Steffi Swift!

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Secret Origins: Palette: 1959: Murder in the Morning

by Dan Swanson
Secret Origins of Earth-S: The Five Earths Project
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?

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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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