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"Name Calling": Day 2

Quote1.png It feels like the world's first super-team is fadin' away like the old farts they're callin' us. Quote2.png

52 #29 is an issue of the series 52 (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 2007. It was published on November 22, 2006.

Synopsis for "Name Calling"

Day 2
Green Lantern, Wildcat, and the Flash disband the JSA in the wake of the mass influx of new heroes stemming from Luthor's Everyman Project. During the Thanksgiving Day parade, Infinity, Inc. unveil its newest member... Jade! Obsidian arrives outraged because of someone else using his sister's name. He attacks Infinity Inc., but Alan stops him saying he is scaring people. They leave together.

On Oolong Island, the mad scientists have Thanksgiving dinner together. Will Magnus befriends Veronica Cale and reveals the real reason he was able to make all of those machines. Chang Tzu demands answers as to where his Plutonium Man is. Magnus says it is not ready. Cale reveals that his medication is the cause of his lack of creativity. So Chung Tzu takes his medication away and has him taken away begging them to not take it away as it will make him insane. It all falls on deaf ears.

The JSA closes its doors.

Day 3
Kala Avasti pays John Henry Irons a visit and discovers that he is reverting to his former self. The Everyman Project is not permanent. It only lasts for so long.

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  • Despite the series' consistent inclusion of a secondary Secret Origin story, this issue does not have one.
  • This issue is reprinted in 52 Vol. 3 of the 2007 4-volume edition, 52 Volume Two of the 2016 2-volume edition, and 52 Omnibus.

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