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!
The career of the promising second Starman, David Knight, comes to a sudden end when he is killed by a sniper’s bullet. But as the teenaged Jack Knight soon discovers, the man behind his brother’s murder is not only the original Starman’s worst enemy, but a man whom the family trusts implicitly! Now Jack must avenge his brother, but must he become the new Starman to do so?
by Doc Quantum, partially adapted from Starman #29 by James Robinson and Tony Harris, and Starman #46 by James Robinson and Gene Ha
Jake Bennetti, nicknamed Bobo by the newspapers, was nothing more than a bank robber, a big thug with super-strength who fought a lot of super-heroes in the 1950s and ’60s. But when an opportunity comes by for Bobo to change his stripes, will he take it? Introducing the Goon!
Could the supposedly reformed Baroness Paula von Gunther be up to her old tricks again? It certainly seems that way when the Justice Society, currently known as the Justice Battalion of America, uncovers a plot to replace their female companions with mind-controlled doubles working for the Nazis! The ensuing battle of the sexes proves that a good woman really is hard to find! Guest starring JSA reservists Superman, Batman, the Flash, and Green Lantern!