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!
With the heavy-hitters in the Crime Syndicate now trapped and effectively imprisoned in Suspendium on the moon, the remaining members decide to continue on with a lower profile after taking on a new member called the Silk Canary. But when the original Crime Syndicators return as crime-fighters, their former allies are left wondering what happened to them and what this mysterious Illumino has to do with it. Can Doctor Chaos free his allies from Illumino’s control with the help of the Dark Stranger? Meanwhile, on the planet Rann, the very much alive Alexander Luthor and Lady Shrike learn that they were kidnapped from the Earth by an alien scientist named Ranjar Ro to free the planet Rann from its tyrant — the Earthman Alec Strange. Will Luthor be able to free Rann from Strange’s control and return to Earth before Lady Shrike can betray him?
by T Campbell and Comickook, with Doc Quantum
The Zoo Crew is a team of Earth-C’s greatest super-heroes — its only super-heroes. But what if there existed a world in which Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew had chosen to be villains instead? Visit Earth-Reverse-C, the dark mirror world ruled by the Dark Menagerie, the most feared — and most powerful — super-villains of all! And they aim to stay in power, even if it means a pre-emptive strike on their goody-goody doubles. But as they invade Earth-C, they soon learn the hard way that the Zoo Crew’s greatest assets are their friends. Guest starring Just’a Lotta Animals, a heroic version of Doctor Hoot, and the Siren Belle, with a guest appearance by the Inferior Five!
In the wake of Alexander Luthor’s apparent death, the Crime Syndicate rejoices. But their glee is short-lived as the brilliant Dr. Thaddeus Atlanta, world’s kindest scientist, assembles his Monster Society of Good to combat them. Can even the powerful Crime Syndicate withstand an attack by the Monster Society? Introducing the icy Frost Queen, the man-monster named Hiram Goldman, the shark-like Great White, the energy-man Triple-X, the strongwoman named Giganta, and the werewolf called She-Wolf.
Baron Winters must sometimes resort to evil in order to do good, making living sacrifices of his impromptu Night Force to balance the two forces. Too bad no one told that to a group of third-rate super-thieves who find more than they asked for when they attempt to rob the Baron’s Georgetown home. Arriving on the dark mirror world of Earth-Three, they battle the Crime Syndicate, but as they try to find return home, the Earth-One super-thieves and the Earth-Three super-villains end up in a dark future timeline controlled by a powerful young warlock! Was this all a fluke of fate, or just part of the Baron’s carefully crafted plan to save the world? Guest starring Ultraman, Owlman, Superwoman, Power Ring, and Johnny Quick of the Crime Syndicate, as well as the Phantom Stranger!
Three strange visitors from outer space arrive on Earth — Lady Shrike of Thanagar, Ultragirl of Krypton, and the alien-raised human Terra-Man. But why is Lady Shrike on the run? And what vendetta does Ultragirl have against Ultraman? And what is Terra-Man’s secret?
For years, an evil mutant named Adam Blake has manipulated the world’s governments from secret, using his amazing telepathic and telekinetic powers. After years of planning, he sets his Brethren of Mutants against the Crime Syndicate, intending to take them down along with anyone else he deems a threat. But with the fate of the human race hanging in the balance, will the Syndicate be able to save their own skins and stop the Brethren? Featuring the debut of the mutants known as Centigrade, Excelsior, Storm, and the mysterious Joshua.
Alexander Luthor and his assistant Brainiac have invented a weapon that has the power to defeat the Crime Syndicate once and for all. But even with all of the Syndicate’s powers at its disposal, can the synthezoid known as Amazo finally bring freedom to Earth-Three? And how can Luthor avoid the deadly fate that his precognitive sister Lena has predicted will happen to him?
After so many years of the Crime Syndicate terrorizing Earth-Three, Alexander Luthor has had enough. Reasoning that heroic counterparts of Earth-One and Earth-Two villains must exist on Earth-Three, Luthor seeks them out and builds a Secret Society of Super-Heroes. But when the Syndicate learns of the existence of several new super-heroes, they respond by adding new super-villains to their team. Will the novice heroes of the Secret Society have what it takes to beat the bad guys? Featuring the debut of the super-heroes known as the Clown, Yellow Flame, the Lynx, and Doctor Shadow, and the super-villains known as Doctor Chaos, Sundown, Deadeye, and Rubberneck.
by Libbylawrence, with Doc Quantum
For the past year the Lawless League has reigned as Earth’s conquerors, with no one strong enough to oppose them! As Alexander Luthor and Brainiac strive to find a way to free their world, the members of the Crime Syndicate of America slowly but surely begin to remember their former lives! The world waits in anticipation for the Crime Syndicate to have its final showdown with the Lawless League, but who will emerge the victor? Introducing Owlman’s teen partner Raven, as well as two new members of the Crime Syndicate: Microbe and the Martian Murderer!
by Libbylawrence, with Doc Quantum
The Crime Syndicate, Alexander Luthor, and the entire world of Earth-Three died at the beginning of the Crisis on Infinite Earths — or did they? Luthor awakes to find that the antimatter universe has somehow absorbed the world of Earth-Three, but that’s the least of his worries when his power suit becomes depleted of energy. And when a new Lawless League attacks the world and aims to conquer it, will Luthor have to free the Crime Syndicate of America in order to stop one menace with another? Featuring the debut of Luthor’s psychic sister Lena Luthor and his android assistant Brainiac!
The Kryptonite Man and Ultraman of Earth-Three, two of Superman’s old foes, have that glowing green metal of kryptonite in common. But it’s not until Brainiac brilliantly puts them together that they are able to take on not only the Man of Steel but two other members of the Justice League of America!