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Whiz: 1984: The Return of the Ghast

by Dan Swanson
Whiz: The Five Earths Project
Twenty years ago, a fictional super-villain called Ghast the Ghostly Avenger was mystically brought to life and battled the world’s greatest super-heroes of the time before disappearing into nonexistence. When the Ghast inadvertently returns, will this fictional character choose a prescribed life of villainy or become a hero? Guest starring Captain Marvel!

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Super Squad: 1972: Not With a Bang

by Dan Swanson
Super Squad: The Five Earths Project
In the years that the Marvel Family and many other heroes were missing from Earth, the Super Squad stood in the gap to protect the world from all threats! So why are they now forgotten? It was the end of the Super Squad, and it came not with a bang, but with a whimper.

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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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Mary Marvel and Atom Blake: Magic and Demons and Ghouls, Oh My!

by Dan Swanson, with Doc Quantum
America's Greatest: The Five Earths Project
As the last student left behind on Halloween at the Grimoire Academy of Applied Knowledge, Atom Blake the Boy Wizard is expecting nothing but the peace and quiet he needs to complete an overdue assignment. But when the demons Blaze and Satanus suddenly invade the island in search of a prize, Atom must call in some help in the form of Mary Marvel and the Lieutenant Mary Marvels, the world’s mightiest girls!

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