28-year-old Bruce Wayne is confronted by Ra's Al Ghul, testing his worth as an heir. He has a night of passion with Talia Al Ghul, but ultimately rejects Ra's offer. Sucessfully brings in Sal Maroni, who attacks Harvey Dent during his trial, leading to a night of murders that shift the balance of power in Gotham's underworld.
30-years-ago Harvey Dent's marriage ends when Gilda leaves him. He is attacked with a vial of acid by Sal Maroni in the court room, scarring half his face and shattering his sanity. He becomes Two-Face.
25-year-old Roman Sionis makes a move to take over the Maroni families holdings on the evening Sal Maroni attempts to play his hand and escape prison. He becomes one of Gotham's most powerful crime lords.
32-year-old Oswald Cobblepot hires 37-year-old Julian Gregory Day & 35-year-old Johnathan Crane to kill Alberto Falcone, son of Carmine Falcone, in the middle of Roman Sionis's bid to take over Sal Maroni's organization. He quickly moves to take over Falcone's territory, establishing himself as the main rival to Black Mask.
21-year-old Drury Walker escapes from Arkham along with Julian Day, and joins 25-year-old Black Mask's organization.
37-year-old Hugo Strange's obsession with 28-year-old Bruce Wayne deepens. He deduces his identity and tries to sell it. He frames Batman for kidnapping Mayor Rupert Thorne's daughter & tortures him with imagry of his parents. Ultimately he is shot by police while wearing a replica Batsuit and was presumed dead.
47-year-old Rupert Thorne's daughter is kidnapped by 37-year-old Hugo Strange, who frames Batman. Thorne comes down on Gordan to find and capture Batman, eventually leading to the shooting death of Strange who is wearing a replica Batsuit. When Oswald Cobblepot takes over the city, Thorne resigns as the Mayor, knowing that he does not have the support of the Falcone family anymore.
Jason Blood first works with 28-year-old Bruce Wayne, who comes to trust and empathize with his battle with his demon.
The Joker shoots 33-year-old Thomas Blake for no reason, driving him from Gotham and into exhile in his lodge in Africa, establishing his reputation in the Gotham underground.
Thaal Sinestro attacks Earth, Injuring both 30-year-old Hal Jordan and his backup lantern, 28-year-old Guy Gardner. A new Green Lantern of Earth, 29-year-old John Stewart, is chosen and defeats Sinestro. The Weaponers of Qward stage an assault to free him.
The only Xebelite skilled enough to pass through the dimensional barrier imprisoning their people, 23-year-old Mera leaves her people behind on a mission to assassinate the king of Atlantis, She attacks 30-year-old Arthur Curry, but insead joins him when he allows her to walk away from their battle. She falls in love with him, and helps him take the throne. 41-year-old Orm Marius imprisoned in the palace. 64-year-old Kalandro goes into exhile, his folowers becoming terrorists working to undermine the new ruler. 31-year-old Black Manta's forces attack Atlantis in the aftermath of the coup, but finds them ready to follow their new king.
12-year-old La Sirène la Bailene is present during the overthrow of Atlantis. Her magical senses continue to call her to destroy the city.
57-year-old Thorne escapes Atlantis during 30-year-old Arthur Curry's coup. He begins setting up his experiments again in San Diego.
24-year-old Clark Kent saves a dog from freezing in Metropolis's Suicide Slums & takes him to the fortress of solitude to heal. 2-year-old Krypto exhibits some kryptonian biological traits after he is altered by the Eradicator, and must stay in the Fortress. Superman realizes the extent of The Eradicator's intentions to restructure Earth into Krypton when it converts Krypto into a Kryptonian creature. He must undergo an old Kryptonian rite of passage to earn the name of El and stop it.
24-year-old Clark Kent is captured for the fighting pits of Warworld, and is only saved when the Justice League depose Mongul of his throne.
30-year-old Lobo takes a contract on 24-year-old Clark Kent and fights him to a standstill. He ultimately agrees to stay off earth, and kills the contact that gave him the job.
Brainiac attempts to steal specimens for Kandor from Earth. His biological body is decimated in his battle with Superman, who stores the nexus of Kandor in the Fortress of Solitude. Brainiac's preserved brain begins constructing an entirely android body.
34-year-old David Connor becomes senior researcher at Star Labs.
28-year-old Ray Palmer discovers Ragnarok during his dimensional travel and helps the Justice Society escape. He first meets 29-year-old Jean Loring, a new trial lawyer, who begins working with him.
The surviving members of the Justice Society return from Ragnarok. 38-year-old Jay Garrick retires, his connection to the speed force depleted. 56-year-old Carter Hall & 50-year-old Shiera Hall join the Justice League.
14-year-old Kendra Saunder's uncle Speed becomes the caretaker of the Hawk's Armory when Hawkman & Hawkwoman return from Ragnarok. She begins training with their Thanagarian weapons.
When the rest of the Justice Society return from Ragnarok, 69-year-old Alan Scott can finally reveal himself to 15-year-old Todd James Rice & 15-year-old Jennifer-Lynn Hayden, who discovers their powers.
23-year-old Rudy Jones is exposed to waste from 38-year-old Lex Luthor's experiments with alien bio-chemistry, becoming the Parasite... consuming the lifeforce of 24-year-old Clark Kent, temporarily gaining his powers and memories before he is defeated and put in prison.
16-year-old Albert Julian Rothstein first exhibits his powers and begins fighting crime as Nuklon.
25-year-old Michael Holt gains limited access to Thanagarian Tech when Hawkman & Hawkwoman return from Ragnarok.
22-year-old Mike Maxwell finds the ancient temple of the B'wana and uses their helmet & elixir to become B'wana Beast.
21-year-old Diana Prince is captured by 25-year-old Doris Zeul who tries to siphon her spinal fluid, leaving her magically empowered.
27-year-old Edgar Cizko attempts to use how powers to control 21-year-old Diana Prince. She defeats him and he is imprisoned with his powers restrained.
33-year-old Pieter Cross is left drugged & near dead by the pharmaceutical company that engineered A39. He is saved only by his own medical brilliance, his eyes now only sensitive to ultraviolet light. He constructs the equipment to weaponize his new handicap to bring his attackers to justice.
17-year-old Vic Stone suffers massive tissue damage in an explosion in his father's lab, ultimately losing 60% of his body before the damage can be contained, forcing him to use his father's experimental bio-prosthesis to replace most of his body.
11-year-old Gar Logan, 58-year-old Cliff Steele & the reformed Doom Patrol find 58-year-old Niles Caulder. Cliff's digital memories are used to jumpstart Chief's memories. The revelation that Rita Farr was in fact lost finally causes 42-year-old Steve Dayton's severe mental break. 29-year-old Arani Desai chooses to retire from the Doom Patrol.
14-year-old Vril Dox and L.E.G.I.O.N. take down the calculators of Colu. He establishes a new Coluan government, and sets up L.E.G.I.O.N. as an extra-governmental mercenary police force.
32-year-old Doc enters the science elite, constantly in conflict with the Citadel restrictions on non-governmental research.
31-year-old John Henry Irons builds his first prototype of his weapons systems. Without his knowledge, Cybertech illegally sells his weapons to 32-year-old Bruno Mannheim and Intergang.
30-year-old Roland Desmond discovers that 26-year-old Mark Desmond's treatment is sucessful, but that it requires a sample of his effected blood. Mark dies in the procedure, and Roland injects the new serum, treating his disorder and becomes the new Blockbuster.
17-year-old Donna Troy leaves Themyscira to visit 21-year-old Diana, Taking the name Donna Troy after the goddess Athena's patron city. She stays with Dr. Helena Sandsmark, becoming an adopted big sister to her daughter 7-year-old Cassie Sandsmark. She meets the Teen Titans and is named Wonder Girl by 15-year-old Dick Grayson, deciding to become a student in Gateway University. Hippolyta, not approving of Donna's journey of discovering but understanding, grants her her own magically enhanced Lasso.
21-year-old Diana Prince befriends 23-year-old Barbara Ann Minerva, working with her to find powerful Amazonian artifacts from around the world.
20-year-old Beatrice De Costa becomes a covert operative for the Brazilian government under her father's tutelage.
31-year-old Broot's home planet is targeted by the Citadel, who send Gordonian slaves to collect Changralyn children to work an off-world mine. Broot refuses to let them take his son. The boy is killed, & in his rage Broot violates scripture & kills the slaver. A nuclear strike is ordered, & he is taken to a prison planet.
32-year-old Barry Allen marries Iris West.
43-year-old Gorilla Grodd stages his coup and takes over Gorilla City, imprisoning 55-year-old Solovar, and his forces invade Central City. The Rogues ally with him until they discover his plans. They then help 32-year-old Barry Allen & 15-year-old Wally West stop him. Wally & 15-year-old Hartley Rathaway first become friends.
18-year-old Nnamdi witnesses 43-year-old Gorilla Grodd's rebellion. he first meets 15-year-old Wally West.
8-year-old Kaldur'ahm takes up residence in Atlantis.
21-year-old Karen Starr begins working on her own startup company.
31-year-old Boston Brand is killed. The goddess Rama-Karushna keeps him on earth as a ghost as he tries to solve his own murder.
24-year-old Tatsu Yamashiro gives birth to twins, Yuki & Reiko Yamashiro.
21-year-old Brian Markov takes his place as the ruler of Markovia.
22-year-old Celia Forrestal graduates from the academy & becomes a candidate for flight school.
21-year-old June Moon, while exploring European castles, discovers the magical labs of the wizard Dzamor & accidentally releases his creations. She begins learning magic to recapture them.
41-year-old Jim Rook breaches the spells isolating Oblivion Inc from it's extra-dimensional anchor, opening the Oblivion Bar, becoming it's owner & operator.
39-year-old Arnold Wesker kills someone in a fit of rage. He is sent to Blackgate Prison, where he finds a ventriloquist dummy.
31-year-old Vic Sage's college adviser's invention is stolen. He becomes the Question to investigate.
28-year-old Carol Ferris takes over as the CEO of Ferris Air when her father retires.
16-year-old Leonid Kovar explores a crashed alien spaceship near the Yenesi River with his archaeologist father, and is caught in it's explosion. Empowered with alien energy, he offers his services to Russia as Red Star.
25-year-old Thomas Tresser's brother is killed. He discovers that he was killed by his own agency, and goes rogue to bring down S.H.A.D.E.
25-year-old Irwin Schwab somehow becomes Ambush Bug?
19-year-old Vera Black is recruited by British Intelligence as a tech operative, where she is fitted with her stealth-tech artificial arms.
19-year-old Joseph Martin is expelled from school for sexual assault. He starts breaking and entering to fund his drug habit.
18-year-old Ronnie Raymond starts college with an athletic scholarship.
16-year-old Joseph Wilson first develops his body possession powers.
16-year-old Violet Harper runs away from home.
12-year-old Adrianna Tomaz begins building an underground pipeline for food aid to be smuggled in to feed the people of Khandaq.
10-year-old Beryl Hutchinson starts building her own machine lab.
41-year-old Theo Adam meets the Batsons, including their son 6-year-old Billy Batson. They find a tomb that draws him, he kills them to steal the amulet worn by Teth-Adam.
Ulthoon is recovered by professor T.O. Morrow, and used as basis for his new android, using elements of 32-year-old Will Magnus's research.