- Listen -- I wouldn't do this if I were you!
- -- Ray Palmer, to the man about to mug him
Appearing in "Prologue"
- Composite Superman II (First appearance)
- Composite Superman (Dies in flashback)
- Sun Boy (Flashback only)
- Dr. Douglas Dundee
- Dan Hunter (First appearance)
- Floating Fantasy
Synopsis for "Prologue"
Certain night in Gotham City, Batman is attacked by his friend, Superman and almost killed. In the same fashion, Superman is attacked by Batman in Metropolis and the Man of Steel barely escapes from the Green Kryptonite trap. When the heroes confront each other about the recent events, Xan reveals himself as the new Composite Superman and the two heroes are unable to defeat him.
After several failed attempts to stop the new Composite Superman, the heroes realize that they are no match for him and Superman travels to the future to get help from the Legion of Superheroes.
Appearing in "The Mugger!"
- Unnamed Thief (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Mugger!"
A common thief tries to steal from Ray Palmer. A foolish mistake.
Appearing in "Mightier Than the Sling!"
Synopsis for "Mightier Than the Sling!"
Green Arrow has figured out the duplicity and sent off a shot that broke the arrowhead off a wall and stunned Slingshot with the broken remainder of the arrow. His act of remorse was a fake-out for Mrs. Hollinger's benefit. But Slingshot has now revived, and holds the gagged Black Canary and Mrs. Hollinger hostage, intent on a death-duel showdown with Green Arrow. Instead of sending another arrow at Slingshot, GA whirls and fires a shaft that tears loose Black Canary's gag. She uses her canary cry to disable Slingshot. As Mrs. Hollinger is being taken away by the police, Green Arrow asks for her forgiveness. She replies that she cannot, since her hate of Green Arrow is all that keeps her alive.
- This issue marks the return of Len Wein as editor of the series.
- "The Mugger!" is a one-page short featurette showcasing The Atom.
- No trivia.
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