28-year-old Bane escapes Pena Dura and makes his way to Gotham. He frees the prisoners of Arkham to torture 35-year-old Bruce Wayne, then confronts him and breaks his back. He rules Gotham's underground until 20-year-old Jean-Paul Valley, having taken over as Batman while Bruce Wayne recovers, Defeats him and brings him in. He slowly rebuilds Batman into a reflection of Azrael, and after he kills 54-year-old Rupert Thorne, Bruce has to battle him to retake the Batman mantle. Bruce retrains his body under the guidance of 30-year-old Lady Shiva.
30-year-old Waylon Jones battles 28-year-old Bane as he attempts to take over the Gotham underground. He is eventually found and captured by 22-year old Dick Grayson.
32-year-old Garfield Lynns is among the inmates of Arkham released by 28-year-old Bane. He returns to his hidden lab and uses a new prototype costume to attack the police before he is stopped by 35-year-old Bruce Wayne.
39-year-old Oswald Cobblepot breaks up his organixation under a variety of underbosses after 20-year-old Jean Paul Valley kills 54-year-old Rupert Thorne, now the sole head of organized crime in Gotham. 46-year-old Arnold Wesker takes over a portion ofThorne's territory after his death, paying up to Cobblepot becoming a rival & underling.
42-year-old Johnathan Crane is freed from Arkham by 28-year-old Bane. He attempts to attack Batman but is unprepaired for 20-year-old Jean Paul Valley's hightened level of violence.
The Joker is among the Arkham inmates freed by Bane. He enacts an elaborate plan that nearly floods the entire city, only to be recaptured to avoid Bane's rule of the underground.
26-year-old Victor Zsasz is freed from Arkham by Bane, he takes over a catholic school and stages a hostage situation.
31-year-old Selina Kyle knows immediately that Jean Paul Valley isn't Batman. Bruce Wayne reveals his identity to her, and she helps him recover his batsuit and reclaim his mantle. Their relationship moves forward.
13-year-old Courtney Whitmore finds 45-year-old Pat Dugan's workshop & steals the starbelt, becoming the new Star-Spangled Kid. Pat allows her to adventure but only with him accompanying her as S.T.R.I.P.E. They are asked by Power Girl to join the Justice Society. Pat accepts to give Courtney the opportunity.
15-year-old Tim Drake is locked out of the batcave by Jean-Paul Valley.
58-year-old Alfred Pennyworth travels to Europe with Bruce Wayne as he seeks out treatments for his broken back. Unable to watch him torture himself, Alfred tenders his resignation.
49-year-old James Gordon is cut out of Batman's mission by 20-year-old Jean-Paul Valley. 22-year old Dick Grayson fills in for Batman while he recovers from his broken back. He resolves the relationship with Gordon.
45-year-old Lex Luthor's clone rapidly ages. He stages his own return, claiming Cadmus was holding him. he brings 30-year-old Mercy Graves out of her coma and gives her a weaponized cybornetic arm. He rebuilds Metropolis after the attack by Doomsday, using this as the platform for his presidential campaign. He wins the election and is elected president.
Orion and the warriors of New Genesis arrive on Earth to battle the Darkseid's Parademon assault, declaring the planet under New Genesis protection.
39-year-old Bruno Mannheim escapes from Apokalips control after they attack Earth, stealing to create a Earth-based boomtube network, his body mutating to grow in size, held in check by regular doses of boomtube energy.
25-year-pld Leslie Willis stages a concert to disrupt the cleanup of Metropolis after the Parademon attack. She is struck by an energy discharge from an dieing Father Box. She becomes Livewire, and begins to attack 31-year-old Clark Kent until he's able to capture her.
37-year-old Hal Jordan is killed by Oliver Queen.
21-year-old Kendra Saunders steals a Thanagarian harness & sets out to bring her parent's killers to justice, taking the name Hawkgirl.
21-year-old Connor Hawke takes on the role of Green Arrow when his father, 38-year-old Oliver Queen retires after he is forced to kill Hal Jordan.
The original Titans, including 22-year old Dick Grayson, 22-year-old Wally West, 21-year-old Roy Harper, 24-year-old Garth & 24-year-old Donna Troy reform. They invite 20-year-old Jesse Chambers, 24-year-old Vic Stone, 21-year-old Koriand'r & 17-year-old Toni Moretti to join them.
25-year-old Red Panzer escapes from prison and uses a retooled Red Panzer armor to assault 24-year-old Donna Troy. He is stopped by Donna, 23-year-old Kyle Rayner, and 21-year-old Roy Harper. Vandal Savage frees him, setting him up to build his own army.
21-year-old Koriand'r stays sometimes with 33-year-old Buddy Baker, and sometimes with 22-year-old Dick Grayson, although their relationship is complicated.
28-year-old Karen Starr becomes the new chairperson of the Justice Society. She deliberately begins aggressively recruiting young heroes to mentor.
28-year-old Diana begins working with Dr Helena Sandsmark on a book about Amazonian history.
28-year-old Diana Prince is poisoned by 30-year-old Barbara Ann Minerva in an attept to complete her control over her own curse slowly reverting her to clay, slowed only by her magic lasso. They battle within the depths of Barbara's god's domain, until Diana strips her of her curse and leaves her powerless in the jungle.
30-year-old Kate Kane discovers the League of Assassins, and their involvement in her father's assassination. She resigns her Mussad commission and becomes in independent operative. working to dismantle their organization.
14-year-old Cassie Sandsmark travels with her mother Dr Helen Sandsmark to Themyscera while she works on her book, and steals several Amazonian artifacts to become Wonder Girl. When she returns them, she manages to gain an audience with Zeus & impresses him, gaining her powers.
33-year-old Dan Cassidy deals with heaven to free his soul from damnation. with the help of 28-year-old Zatanna & 48-year-old Jim Rook he journeys back to hell to free an angel, & gains Lucifer's trident. Zatanna finds Zatara's magical journals.
15-year-old Virgil Hawkins is subjected to a contaminated gene bomb, gaining his electrical powers taking the superhero identity Static.
15-year-old Tim Drake, 13-year-old Bart Allen & Superboy discover the abandoned Mount Justice, and form Young Justice. Red Tornado creates a new body for himself to serve as Mount Justices caretaker. They are soon joined by 14-year-old Cassie Sandsmark, 14-year-old Cissie King-Jones & 15-year-old Virgil Hawkins, although Cissie retires after she nearly kills someone.
37-year-old Bonnie King of loses custody of 14-year-old Cissie King-Jones after she becomes Arrowette.
15-year-old Stephanie Brown discovers that her father 37-year-old Arthur Arthur Brown is the Cluemaster. She becomes Spoiler, perpetually hounding her father while he attempts to restart his criminal career until she gets him re-arrested and out of her life. She meets 15-year-old Tim Drake, and begins assisting him.
39-year-old Will Magnus defeats T.O. Morrow & recovers his resources, setting up his own island laboratories.
32-year-old Dinah Lance's flower shop is destroyed by the Clock King, who was targeting 38-year-old Oliver Queen. Dinah is contacted by 24-year-old Barbara Gordon, and becomes her operative, forming the Birds of Prey.
38-year-old Vic Sage leaves Hub City. He meets 26-year-old Helena Bertinelli, and helps her find focus in her mission against organized crime.
31-year-old Clark Kent and 33-year-old Lois Lane are married. Mr. Mxyzptlk appears a week before the wedding wedding to torment them, but ultimately he wishes them well.
32-year-old Manchester Black discovers a renegade living inter-dimensional ship. He uses his powers to cut all ties with his handlers and begins assembling the Elite. When Superman temporarily deactivates his powers, he is imprisoned. His sister 26-year-old Vera Black speaks to him in prison, and gets him to reveal how to access his ship.
21-year-old Pamela Sonjia is freed from the Daemonites by Manchester Black and joins the Elite. She helps fight Superman who defeats her by chemically rendering her Symbeasts inert.
31-year-old Clark Kent comes into conflict with the Elite, and has to fight them alone as a matter of principal to defend his entire life mission. He defeats them humanly.
22-year-old Wally West & 22-year-old Linda Park are married. 22-year-old Dick Grayson is his best man & 22-year-old Hartley Rathaway is a groomsman. Linda begins her career as a reporter in Keystone city
24-year-old Tony Woodward incites a riot. He falls into a vat of molten steel from a starr labs facility. He gains is synthetic metal body and goes on a rampage, eventually stopped by 22-year-old Wally West.
40-year-old Albert Desmond is released from prison. He volunteers to help 22-year-old Wally West, becoming one of his closest allies.
26-year-old Scott Sawyer takes over America's seat in the Global Guardians as Warmaker-One from 29-year-old Celia Forrestal who temporarily retires. When the strain of suporting the Warmaker weapons prove too much, he kills 24-year-old Dorah Leigh for rejecting him. He fights 40-year-old Dmitri Pushkin, destroying his suit, before he is killed by Celia. 40-year-old Fang Zhifu is pulled back to China, & 26-year-old Hugh Dawkins leaves the team after their death.
23-year-old Leonid Kovar joins the Global Guardians after Warmaker One goes rogue in order to diminish America's influence on the team. 45-year-old Raven joins the as a representative of America's native people, & 27-year-old Cyril Sheldrake joins as the new representative from England.
44-year-old Neil Emerson's asteroid base is discovered by the Justice League. They work with 23-year-old Kyle Rayner to defeat him, returning him to prison on Earth. Kyle becomes a League reservist.
23-year-old Kyle Rayner meets 24-year-old Deborah Camille Darnell, who has an apartment in his building. They are casual aquantences and flirt occasionally. 22-year-old Jennifer-Lynn Hayden moves to New York and becomes his roommate.
21-year-old Yrra Cynril finds her way into occupied Qwardian space and steals her own anti-oan power ring from the Weaponers of Qward. She returns to earth to attack 36-year-old John Stewart, but he finally is able to convince her of his innocence. Her ring finds it's way to 25-year-old Alexander Nero, an ideal weilder. he attacks 23-year-old Kyle Rayner eventually having his ring removed when he is defeated and returned to the asylum.
23-year-old Kyle Rayner is confronted by Mongul in deep space and manages to defeat him on his own, handing him over to an interstellar prison.
20-year-old Betty Kane begins sparring with 22-year old Dick Grayson, not realizing that he is Nightwing. She begins rethinking being Flamebird.
57-year-old Shiera Hall is severely injured in battle. She and 63-year-old Carter Hall retire to their Egyptian villa.
30-year-old Tigorr, dissatisfied with the limitations of his role with the Galactic Fleet, deserts his post and becomes an interstellar freedom fighter, starting his own crew the Omega Men including 18-year-old Ryand'r, 38-year-old Broot, 9-year-old Elu & 39-year-old Doc.
28-year-old Rac Shade recovers his powers, and finds Kathy George, who is now in a relationship. He comes to reside in the Hotel Shade, a crux of Madness energy.
36-year-old Mark Mardon manges to retake remote control of his nano-satellites from prison and escapes. he rejoins the Rogues.
Brainiac nanoclusters corrupt Lexcorp systems and hijack a satellite launch, stealing Kryptonian biosamples.
48-year-old King Faraday temporarily serves in Luthor's cabinet but quickly steps down.
Zauriel falls to earth to win the heart of his charge, but she rejects him.
39-year-old Jefferson Pierce accepts a posting by President Luthor as secretary of education.
40-year-old Pieter Cross's definitive metahuman medical guide is published.
16-year-old Raquel Eruin has her baby, and takes a leave of absence from superheroics. Agustus Freeman IV operates alone for the time, but is far less effective without her.
58-year-old Jim Harper's 21-year-old granddaughter Jaime becomes a cop in Gotham.
48-year-old Tobias Whale is released from prison, and begins focusing his attention on building up his remaining legitimate shipping companies.
35-year-old Carol Ferris begins work on the new facilites for Ferris Air. She hires 36-year-old John Stewart to head up the design team, who proves a loyal friend while she undergoes her long healing process.
36-year-old Mark Mardon manges to retake remote control of his nano-satellites from prison and escapes. he rejoins the Rogues.
26-year-old Jack Knight's girlfriend Sadie reveals that she's pregnant.
33-year-old Adam Strange's daughter Aleea is born. his Zeta effect is prematurely severed returning him to Earth.
Big Barda & Scott Free are attacked by a Parademon wave. they return to Apokolips to win their freedom in combat.
29-year-old Inza Cramer is overwhelmed by her amulet. The Justice League find Kent Nelson in Fate's Tower. He battles Inza, saving her from T'Giian. They are married by Nabu, & return to the tower.
41-year-old David Connor contracts a degenerative neurological disease.
61-year-old John Law is killed in an explosion set by Blockbuster's assassin.
26-year-old Lorraine Reilly finishes law school. Her father retires from the Senate.
15-year-old Lonnie Machin first begins campaigning as Anarky, bringing him into conflict with 15-year-old Tim Drake.
9-year-old Luke McDunnagh O'Brian's powers manifest. He has to start practicing with his dad, 51-year-old Eel O'Brian.