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| Issue = 55
 
| Issue = 55
| Month = August
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| Day = 13
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| Month = 8
 
| Year = 1967
 
| Year = 1967
   
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| CoverArtist2 = Murphy Anderson
 
| CoverArtist2 = Murphy Anderson
   
| PreviousIssue = [[Justice League of America 54|Justice League of America #54]]
 
| NextIssue = [[Justice League of America 56|Justice League of America #56]]
 
 
| Quotation =
 
| Speaker =
 
 
| StoryTitle1 = "The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two!"
 
| Synopsis1 =
 
| Editor1_1 = Julius Schwartz
 
 
| Writer1_1 = Gardner Fox
 
| Writer1_1 = Gardner Fox
 
| Penciler1_1 = Mike Sekowsky
 
| Penciler1_1 = Mike Sekowsky
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| Colourist1_1 =
 
| Colourist1_1 =
 
| Letterer1_1 =
 
| Letterer1_1 =
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| Editor1_1 = Julius Schwartz
   
| Appearing1 =
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| Quotation =
'''Featured Characters:'''<br />
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| Speaker =
* [[Justice League of America]]
 
:*[[Flash (Barry Allen)]]
 
:*[[Green Arrow (Oliver Queen)]]
 
:*[[Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)]]
 
:*[[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superman (Kal-El)]]
 
   
'''Supporting Characters:'''<br />
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| StoryTitle1 = The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two!
* [[Justice Society of America]]
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| Synopsis1 = On [[Earth-Two]], four beings are given super-powers by mysterious black spheres, and thus [[Claire Morton (Earth-Two)|Gem Girl]], [[How Chu (Earth-Two)|How Chu]], [[Horace Rowland (Earth-Two)|Money Master]], and the [[Martin Baxter (Earth-Two)|Smashing Sportsman]] are born and begin to terrorize various cities in the world. While at the headquarters of the [[Justice Society of America (New Earth)|Justice Society of America]], the group is welcoming [[Robin]] into their ranks when they receive reports of the various criminals rampages.
:*[[Hawkman (Carter Hall)]]
 
:*[[Hourman (Rex Tyler)]]
 
:*[[Johnny Thunder (John L. Thunder)]] and his [[Thunderbolt (Yz)|Thunderbolt]]
 
:*[[Robin (Earth-Two)|Robin (Richard Grayson)]]
 
:*[[Wildcat (Ted Grant)]]
 
:*[[Wonder Woman (Earth-Two)|Wonder Woman (Princess Diana)]]
 
   
'''Villains:'''<br />
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While Robin and [[Wildcat]] fight the Smashing Sportsman, [[Mister Terrific|Mr. Terrific]] and Hawkman take on Money Master, Wonder Woman takes on Gem Girl, and Hourman against How Chu. Each one is easily defeated by their opponents and is forced to retreat back to [[Justice Society of America (New Earth)|JSA]] headquarters. There they find Johnny Thunder with his [[Thunderbolt]]. Johnny suggests that they call in their friends the Justice League from Earth-One to help them on their current case. When the Thunderbolt brings Superman, Flash, Green Arrow, and Green Lantern, where were just in a battle against similar beings on their own Earth.
* [[Gem Girl]] {{1st}}
 
* [[How Chu]] {{1st}}
 
* [[Money Master]] {{1st}}
 
* [[Smashing Sportsman]] {{1st}}
 
   
'''Other Characters:'''<br />
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The Thunderbolt explains to all that the spheres originate from a dark matter universe and in order to survive they needed to be absorbed into a human host. However, as a side effect they would be turn the human evil. The JSA and [[Justice League of America (New Earth)|JLA]] decide to team up and learn how to solve this menace that is plaguing both their worlds.
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| Appearing1 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Justice League of America (New Earth)|Justice League of America]]}}
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** {{apn|[[Barry Allen (New Earth)|Flash (Barry Allen)]]|The Flash #173}}
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** {{apn|[[Oliver Queen (New Earth)|Green Arrow (Oliver Queen)]]|Superman #199}}
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** {{apn|[[Hal Jordan (New Earth)|Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)]]|Superman #199}}
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** {{apn|[[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superman]]|Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #105}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Justice Society of America (New Earth)|Justice Society of America]]}}
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** {{apn|[[Carter Hall (New Earth)|Hawkman (Carter Hall)]]|Justice League of America #38}}
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** {{apn|[[Rex Tyler (New Earth)|Hourman (Rex Tyler)]]|Justice League of America #22}}
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** {{a|[[John Thunder (New Earth)|Johnny Thunder (John L. Thunder)]]}} and his {{a|[[Yz (New Earth)|Thunderbolt]]}}
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** {{a|[[Richard Grayson (Earth-Two)|Robin (Richard Grayson)]]}}
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** {{apn|[[Ted Grant (New Earth)|Wildcat (Ted Grant)]]|Justice League of America #47}}
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** {{apn|[[Diana of Paradise Island (Earth-Two)|Wonder Woman (Princess Diana)]]|The Flash #137}}
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** {{apn|[[Terrence Sloane (New Earth)|Mr Terrific]]|Justice League of America #38}}
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* {{a|[[Claire Morton (Earth-Two)|Gem Girl]]}} {{1st}}
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* {{a|[[How Chu (Earth-Two)|How Chu]]}} {{1st}}
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* {{a|[[Horace Rowland (Earth-Two)|Money Master]]}} {{1st}}
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* {{a|[[Martin Baxter (Earth-Two)|Smashing Sportsman]]}} {{1st}}
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'''Other Characters:'''
 
* Random Black Sphere victims
 
* Random Black Sphere victims
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'''Locations:'''
'''Locations:'''<br />
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* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
* [[Earth-One]]
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* {{a|[[Earth-Two]]}}
* [[Earth-Two]]
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'''Items:'''
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* <br/>
'''Items:'''<br />
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'''Vehicles:'''
*
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* <br/>
'''Vehicles:'''<br />
 
*
 
 
| Cast1 = Bartholomew Allen (New Earth)
 
| Cast2 = Gem Girl (New Earth)
 
| Cast3 = Oliver Queen (New Earth)
 
| Cast4 = Hal Jordan (New Earth)
 
| Cast5 = Carter Hall (New Earth)
 
| Cast6 = Rex Tyler (New Earth)
 
| Cast7 = How Chu (New Earth)
 
| Cast8 = Jonathan L. Thunder (New Earth)
 
| Cast9 = Justice League of America (Earth-One)
 
| Cast10 = Justice Society of America
 
| Cast11 = Money Master (New Earth)
 
| Cast12 = Richard Grayson (Earth-Two)
 
| Cast13 = Smashing Sportsman (New Earth)
 
| Cast14 = Kal-El (Earth-One)
 
| Cast15 = Yz, the Thunderbolt (New Earth)
 
| Cast16 = Ted Grant (New Earth)
 
| Cast17 = Diana of Paradise Island (Earth-Two)
 
| Location1 =
 
| Location2 =
 
| Item1 =
 
| Item2 =
 
| Vehicle1 =
 
| Vehicle2 =
 
   
 
| Notes =
 
| Notes =
* This issue is reprinted in [[Crisis on Multiple Earths, Volume 2 (trade paperback 2003)|''Crisis on Multiple Earths'', Volume 2]].
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* This issue is reprinted in [[Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 2 (Collected)|''Crisis on Multiple Earths'', Volume 2]], ''[[Justice League of America Archives Vol. 7 (Collected)|Justice League of America Archives Volume 7]]'' and {{co|Robin, the Boy Wonder: A Celebration of 75 Years (Collected)}}.
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* Scenes from this issue are recapped in [[Countdown Vol 1 46|''Countdown'' #46]].
* Scenes from this issue are recapped in [[Countdown 46 (2007)|''Countdown'' #46]].
 
   
 
| Trivia =
 
| Trivia =
* First appearance of the Earth-Two [[Robin (Earth-Two)|Robin]] as an adult.
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* First appearance of the Earth-Two [[Richard Grayson (Earth-Two)|Robin]] as an adult.
 
| Recommended = {{MX}}
 
* [[Comics:Justice League of America Vol 1|Justice League of America (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Justice League of America Vol 2|Justice League of America (Volume 2)]]
 
* [[Comics:Action Comics Vol 1|Action Comics]]
 
* [[Comics:Atom Vol 1|Atom (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Batman Vol 1|Batman]]
 
* [[Comics:Detective Comics Vol 1|Detective Comics]]
 
* [[Comics:Flash Vol 1|Flash (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Green Arrow Vol 1|Green Arrow (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Green Lantern Vol 2|Green Lantern (Volume 2)]]
 
* [[Comics:Hawkman Vol 1|Hawkman (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Superman Vol 1|Superman (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:Wonder Woman Vol 1|Wonder Woman (Volume 1)]]
 
* [[Comics:World's Finest Vol 1|World's Finest (Volume 1)]]
 
   
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| Recommended = {{JLA RR}}
 
| Links =
 
| Links =
 
* [[Wikipedia:Justice League of America|Justice League of America article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Justice League of America|Justice League of America article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Justice League|Justice League of America article at Wikipedia]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Justice League|Justice League of America article at Wikipedia]]
* [http://www.dccomics.com/features/jla/ JLA page at DC Comics]
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* [https://www.dccomics.com/features/jla/ JLA page at DC Comics]
* [http://captain.custard.org/league/index.php/ The Captain's Unofficial Justice League Home Page]
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* [https://captain.custard.org/league/index.php/ The Captain's Unofficial Justice League Home Page]
* [http://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/jla/index.html Cosmic Teams: Justice League]
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* [https://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/jla/index.html Cosmic Teams: Justice League]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:55, March 4, 2019

"The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two!": On Earth-Two, four beings are given super-powers by mysterious black spheres, and thus Gem Girl, How Chu, Money Master, and the [[Martin Baxter (Earth-Two)|Smashing

Justice League of America #55 is an issue of the series Justice League of America (Volume 1) with a cover date of August, 1967. It was published on June 13, 1967.

Appearing in "The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two!"

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Other Characters:

  • Random Black Sphere victims

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Synopsis for "The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two!"

On Earth-Two, four beings are given super-powers by mysterious black spheres, and thus Gem Girl, How Chu, Money Master, and the Smashing Sportsman are born and begin to terrorize various cities in the world. While at the headquarters of the Justice Society of America, the group is welcoming Robin into their ranks when they receive reports of the various criminals rampages.

While Robin and Wildcat fight the Smashing Sportsman, Mr. Terrific and Hawkman take on Money Master, Wonder Woman takes on Gem Girl, and Hourman against How Chu. Each one is easily defeated by their opponents and is forced to retreat back to JSA headquarters. There they find Johnny Thunder with his Thunderbolt. Johnny suggests that they call in their friends the Justice League from Earth-One to help them on their current case. When the Thunderbolt brings Superman, Flash, Green Arrow, and Green Lantern, where were just in a battle against similar beings on their own Earth.

The Thunderbolt explains to all that the spheres originate from a dark matter universe and in order to survive they needed to be absorbed into a human host. However, as a side effect they would be turn the human evil. The JSA and JLA decide to team up and learn how to solve this menace that is plaguing both their worlds.



Notes

Trivia

  • First appearance of the Earth-Two Robin as an adult.



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