Several years after the Third Great War devastated the world, a scavenger is inspired by an old Christmas book to bring joy to children as a post-apocalyptic Saint Nicholas! But when a herd of telepathic mutant red deer trick him into helping them take over the world, it’s up to Santa Claus — thawed out of suspended animation — and his Krampus Squad to save the day!
by Christine Nightstar
In the basement beneath a busy Gotham City deli, a highly advanced, human-like clockwork man built in the mid-nineteenth century is disturbed from his century-long sleep. Trenton “Ticks” Avery soon becomes one of the Deltonio family, even as he also begins to discover that his creator had built in amazing mechanisms allowing him to evolve physically, mentally, and emotionally. And with some of these new abilities Ticks inadvertently becomes Gotham’s newest crime-fighter, Clockwork. But with newfound fame comes danger to his adoptive family, even as an old villain called the Clock seeks him as a prize! Guest starring Batman and Platinum of the Metal Men!
Earth-Three’s future is ruled by the Legion of Ultra-Villains, but for the first time a hero might just challenge them! And it will take a voyage through time and to a parallel universe to transform Urthlo 5, the last descendant of Alexander Luthor, into the Defender! Guest starring the Faultless Five, the Crime Syndicate of America, and the Adult Legion of Super-Heroes!
When an old foe returns, Wonder Woman and Artemis are sent hurtling through time to meet their destinies! But what does the Time Master want with Mars Isle, and how will his interference affect the island’s future? Meanwhile, meet a new member of the Wonder Family! Introducing Cassie Sandsmark, the new Wonder Girl!
Visiting Shanghalla, the memorial asteroid, Ulu Vakk expects to have a peaceful graveside visit like always. But when a group of super-villains shows up in search of an ancient hero’s grave, Color Kid ends up facing none other than the Fatal Five! Can a Substitute Legionnaire whose only power is to change colors take on the galaxy’s worst villains singlehandedly?
by Brian K. Asbury
The secret origin of the Wanderers — at last it can be told! How did this legendary team, active for several years before the Legion of Super-Heroes, come to be? It all begins with a mysterious mission for an unknown employer: to break into the Vault on the planet Zerak and retrieve a piece of stolen technology. It all seems simple enough, but when the group reaches the Vault, they learn the truth of who their employer really is. And from the ashes, a new team is born: the Wanderers! Featuring Celebrand, Dartalg, Elvo, Immorto, Psyche, Orintho, and Quantum Queen! And guest starring Apollo and Chameleon Chief!
As Timber Wolf takes Lightning Lass as his wife, sinister foes try to take the Legionnaires’ very lives when Lightning Lord returns seeking vengeance on the world that rejected him! But as the Legion of Super-Heroes struggles to deal with the apparent return of Validus, it must also contend with a desperate criminal couple from a possible future!
Star Boy returns home to Xanthu, only to encounter a threat from someone who might be from his possible future! But the ensuing battle pales in comparison with the life-changing surprise in store for him from someone in his past! Introducing Atma, champion of Xanthu!
The Legion of Super-Heroes battles foes who strike without reason or warning in order to clear the name of the father of one of their own! But in a case where nothing is as it seems, will the trail lead them from one dying world to another, in one of the strangest Legion adventures ever?
The Legion of Super-Heroes fights to save one of its own as Mordru returns, and the Legionnaires fear that the White Witch is the dark lord’s intended bride! But as they travel to the Sorcerers’ World, will even the combined power of the Legion be enough to stop one of their most powerful enemies? And will the betrayal of one of the Legion’s own be the key to Mordru’s success?
A handful of Legionnaires and a visiting Supergirl are all that stand between Earth and an invading army led by Mordru, one of their deadliest foes! But even if by some miracle they overcome the powerful wizard, can the Legionnaires thwart the curse of Mordru? Guest starring the Martian Manhunter!
Looking into the case of a missing person who was also a rejected Legion applicant leads Sun Boy to solve another mystery entirely! But as he looks more deeply, he ends up discovering an enemy from his past who is a very real threat, not only to Metropolis but to the entire world!
by Martin Maenza and Libbylawrence
The Legion of Super-Heroes must find out whether the assassin they’re searching for is really their long-dead teammate or merely a double or clone! But when they do finally capture him and discover the truth, what will that mean for the team? Meanwhile, the head of the League of Assassins decides to cut off that organization’s weakest link and destroy the Legion at the same time!
by Martin Maenza
A dead warrior is brought back to life for the purposes of an ancient, evil organization! And when a visitor is assassinated at the Legion Academy, it’s up to the Legion of Super-Heroes to find out who’s behind it! But as they investigate the murder, are they prepared to learn the identity of the assassin? Can they think the unthinkable?
Dawnstar risks her life to find the solution to a deadly threat that could destroy Starhaven! But as she undertakes a vision quest to commune with the Great Spirit to find out what she must do, the lessons she learns about herself may prove to be even more valuable!