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"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year": Day 4

Quote1 I want some glimmer of Christmas cheer. Quote2
-- Lex Luthor

Appearing in "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

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Synopsis for "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

Day 4
Ralph Dibny and the Helm of Fate break into the Flash Museum and steal the gun that Ralph was going to use to commit suicide in week 1.

Day 5
Alfred Pennyworth is in Gotham singing Christmas Carols with children. Batwoman watches on. Nightwing arrives and gives a gift from Batman. An actual Batarang, officially welcoming her into the "family".

Lex Luthor receives news that one of the test subjects may not make it through the night as the process is killing him. He gives Infinity, Inc. each a new car as a Christmas present. He again receives news that his DNA is incompatible for the Everyman Project. Doctor Dennis Laughlin arrives and reveals that the test subject is going to make it. Luthor smiles and tells him to kill the subject so that they can experiment on him to determine what caused him to regain his powers.

Renée Montoya is still keeping a watchful eye over the Vic Sage's final days. He is now delirious and has no idea where he is. Renée and Katherine spend Christmas eve together.

Around the world other heroes and ordinary people are shown celebrating Christmas.

Day 6
The Black Marvel Family arrives in New York to a crowd of people. They are hoping that they can calm people down and have them welcome them with open arms. They revert to their mortal forms, showing trust.

At Belle Reve, Amanda Waller has finally assembled a new Suicide Squad to take down the Black Marvel Family.

Appearing in "The Origin of the Martian Manhunter"

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Synopsis for "The Origin of the Martian Manhunter"

The Origin of the Martian Manhunter is shown in this issue.


  • This issue shipped on December 20th, 2006 (February, 2007 by indicia).


  • The ticker-tape on the bottom of the cover reads, "Sing-along with Alfred... Batboy meets Batwoman... Spending Christmas with the DCU..."

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