"Crisis!": Paul notices how things have started to go in a darker direction such as the Joker acting more maniacal and actually killing people, including his own men with Joker Venom, the Spectre is taking out his own brand of vengeance on even the most petty of crimes, while trying to reass
- With the deaths of the Doom Patrol, the world moved in a dark and deeply disturbing direction.
Synopsis for "Crisis!"
Paul notices how things have started to go in a darker direction such as the Joker acting more maniacal and actually killing people, including his own men with Joker Venom, the Spectre is taking out his own brand of vengeance on even the most petty of crimes, while trying to reassure his daughter Diana that heroes are still heroes no matter what they look like after witnessing Green Arrow's new change of look. Meanwhile, Jimmy is finally released on parole, and takes a security job at S.T.A.R. Labs. Paul confirms Jimmy's reformation during a battle between Superman and Chemo, after he learns that Jimmy evacuated the labs' staff on his own, saving nearly everyone in the process. More heroes are debuted as the year is progress, including the new Doom Patrol, Firestorm, and the New Teen Titans. Paul is later surprised by Batman's resignation from the Justice League and his formation of the Outsiders, and even more surprised with the appearance and predecessor of heroes such as the Blue Devil. Paul has Jimmy, his wife Helen, and their son Ted over for dinner just as the Crisis on Infinite Earths begins. Paul is called into duty on the streets to help save civilians, and have Jimmy to take the rest of the family down into the basement of their house for safety. He then joins with Nelson and the rest of Metropolis police and bear witness to the chaos of the Crisis, as well as more heroes from all eras, some of whom people had never seen before, also helping in the rescue effort, unaware of the bigger threat to come.
Appearing in "Crisis!"
- Jimmy Mahoney
- Peggy Lincoln
- Diana Lincoln
- Doom Patrol
- Green Arrow (On a TV or computer screen)
- Teen Titans
- Living Assault Weapons (Unnamed)
- Blue Devil
- Doom Patrol II
- New Teen Titans
- Pariah (Cameo)
- Flash I (Cameo)
- Johnny Quick (Cameo)
- Plastic Man
- Red Tornado
- Doctor Light
- Legion of Super-Heroes
- Uncle Sam
- Marvel Family
- Killer Frost
- Force of July
- General Immortus
- Scarecrow (On a TV or computer screen)
- Shadow Demons
Other Characters: Locations:
Synopsis for "Snapshot: Resistance!"
Space adventurer Adam Strange waits for a Zeta-Beam in Sydney, Australia to be beam to Rann. After being struck by the Zeta-Beam, Strange only materialize into a warzone on an unknown planet where he is join among a group of adventurers like himself: Tommy Tomorrow, Captain Comet, Space Ranger and his sidekick Cryll. Apparently, Strange and the others are transported from their various normal eras into fighting an opposing group of alien foes that are familiar to Strange, consisting the Faceless Hunter, Dust Devil, a Vantor, and the Invisible Raider as part of a wagering dispute. With the help of Cryll, Strange defeats the Vantor and Dust Devil.
Though the adventurers realize that even if they defeat their opponents, whoever brought them there will send in more unwitting pawns to continue their manipulative game, and needs to find the true culprits to end this. Fortunately, Strange deduce the location of their manipulators to be in the only untouched and undamaged structure left in the battered landscape. After defeating the Faceless Hunter and Invisible Raider, the heroes find the masterminds behind the game to be Kanjar Ro and Hyathis. The heroes coerced Kanjar Ro into sending them back to their respective eras, in which Strange arrives on Rann and is reunited with his love Alanna.
Appearing in "Snapshot: Resistance!"
- Joker commited his killing spree in Batman #251.
- Spectre became extremely violent and cruel to criminals beginning in Adventure Comics Vol 1 431.
- Green Arrow featured a new costume and his trademark goatee for the first time in The Brave and the Bold #85.
- A generation of the Teen Titans was formed and battled the Gordanians in New Teen Titans #1.
- Firestorm fought Killer Frost firstly in Firestorm #3.
- Batman gave up JLA and joined Outsiders in Batman and the Outsiders Vol 1 1. The team battled Force of July in Batman and the Outsiders Annual #1.
- Blue Devil debuted and fought Nebiros in Blue Devil Vol 1 1.
- The debut of the new Doom Patrol occurs in Showcase #94.
- The appearance of the Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, Judomaster, Nightshade, The Question, Peacemaker and Thunderbolt are modeled after their appearance in Charlton Comics.
- Trigon transformed New York and turned Raven in a demon in New Teen Titans Vol 2 2.
- Batman and Robin (Jason Todd) battled Scarecrow in Batman Vol 1 373.
- The Supergirl seen during the Crisis on Infinite Earths is her Earth-One version. Probably the effects of Crisis itself allowed this anomaly. The same reason may be the cause of the presence of Post-Crisis(?) Mary Marvel and Captain Marvel Jr., who debuted their careers after the Crisis.
- Snapshot: Resistance!
- Both Tommy Tomorrow and Captain Comet wear their original uniforms.
- Tommy Tomorrow is more similar in appearance and behavior with his Pre-Crisis counterpart.