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 Main article: Aquaman: Once and Future

One Year Later is a DC Comics publication event that crossed through every series in 2006. In the aftermath of the Infinite Crisis event, every series in the DC Universe leaped forward in chronology by a year's time and the missing year was simultaneously published as the series 52.



 Main article: Aquaman: Once and Future

The Atom

 Main article: The All-New Atom: My Life in Miniature


 Main article: Batman: Face the Face

Batman and Robin return to Gotham City after a year away training. Their first case is a serial killer who murders the super-villains KGBeast, Magpie, Orca and the Ventriloquist. Harvey Dent is framed for the murder, and this drives him to return to the Two-Face personality. It's revealed that the actual murderer was a new Tally Man working for the Great White Shark, who has become Gotham's new kingpin running the city from inside Arkham Asylum. Despite these setbacks, Batman and Robin spend their first month back eliminating virtually all super-crime in the city.[1][2]

Birds of Prey

 Main article: Birds of Prey: Progeny

Blue Beetle

 Main article: Blue Beetle: Shellshocked

Captain Marvel

 Main article: The Trials of Shazam!


 Main article: Catwoman: The Replacements


 Main article: Checkmate: A King's Game


 Main article: The Creeper: Welcome to Creepsville



The Flash

 Main article: The Flash: Lightning in a Bottle

Freedom Fighters

 Main article: Battle for Bludhaven

Green Arrow

 Main article: Green Arrow: Crawling From the Wreckage

Green Lantern

 Main article: Green Lantern: Revenge of the Green Lanterns

Green Lantern Corps

 Main article: Green Lantern Corps: To Be a Lantern


 Main article: Hawkgirl: The Maw


Justice League

 Main article: Justice League of America: The Tornado's Path

Justice Society

 Main article: JSA: Ghost Stories

 Main article: JSA: The Rise and Fall of Vandal Savage

Legion of Super-Heroes

 Main article: Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Strange Visitor from Another Century


 Main article: Manhunters: Psychobabble

Martian Manhunter

 Main article: Martian Manhunter: The Others Among Us


 Main article: Nightwing: Brothers in Blood



 Main article: Outsiders: The Good Fight

The Outsiders have faked their own deaths to operate completely in secret. They reveal their existence again during a mission involving child soldiers in Mali.[3] Dictator Ratu Bennin unleashes a metahuman assassin when they discover his weapons of mass destruction.[4] The speedster sent to kill them is revealed to be a younger and evil Jay Garrick clone.[5]


 Main article: Robin: Boy Wanted

Robin is framed for the murder of Batgirl when Lynx turns up dead in her costume. To rescue the real Cassandra Cain he's forced to break David Cain out of Blackgate. It's revealed that Cassandra was the mastermind behind this plan and has turned evil, killing Nyssa Raatko to become leader of the League of Assassins. Robin is able to fight back against her and clear his name while he and David Cain escape with their lives.[6]


 Main article: Shadowpact: The Pentacle Plot

The Spectre

 Main article: Crisis Aftermath: The Spectre


 Main article: Supergirl: Candor


 Main article: Superman: Up, Up and Away!

Teen Titans

 Main article: Teen Titans: The New Teen Titans

Cyborg awakens from his year-long coma to find the Teen Titans splintered with Kid Devil, Ravager, Robin and Wendy and Marvin the only remaining members. They approach Beast Boy and Wonder Girl to rejoin the team but Wonder Girl has become independent and Beast Boy has gone back to the Doom Patrol. Together they take down the Brotherhood of Evil and Wonder Girl comes back but Beast Boy stays with his family, now that Mento has deposed the Chief to become their leader. It's revealed that in his grief Robin is trying to clone Superboy to bring him back, and he shares a grief-stricken kiss with Wonder Girl.[7] The team had a turn over of more than 20 members in the year.[8]

Wonder Woman

 Main article: Wonder Woman: Who Is Wonder Woman?


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