The Guardians of Oa are fractured when a group of Rogue Guardians, lead by Scar, splinter away and create their own group of Lanterns, including 30-year-old Guy Gardner.
19-year-old Barbara Gordon is shot by the Joker and left paraplegic. 44-year-old James Gordon is tortured by the Joker, but he still refuses to let 30-year-old Bruce Wayne kill him.
14-year-old Jason Todd's father is killed by 32-year-old Two-Face, who suceeds at trapping 30-year-old Bruce Wayne, who orders 17-year-old Dick Grayson not to try to save him. Still angry after 19-year-old Barbara Gordon was shot by the Joker, and growing disilutioned with Bruce Wayne's intractibility, Dick tries to save Bruce anyway and fails, beaten mercilessly by Two-Face. Jason is able to stop him, and as a result Bruce fires Dick as Robin, replacing him with Jason. Dick adopts the role of Nightwing, a figure from Kryptonian legend.
30-year-old Kirk Langstrom fears he is regressing when the Man-Bat begins to appear again in Gotham. Eventually he and 30-year-old Bruce Wayne discover that Kirk's wife Francine has been accidentally dosed, and are able to cure her.
27-year-old Roman Sionis invites 26-year-old Selina Kyle to work for him. When she refuses, he has her tailed and photographed and releases the photos anonymously. She loses her lavish lifestyle & returns to her apartment in Gotham's East End. She continues to work as a burglar, but when she meets private detective Slam Bradley she's encouraged to also work to protect the people of East End.
32-year-old Hal Jordan & 30-year-old Carol Ferris finally end their relationship. The Star Sapphire crystal breaks free from Oa and forcefully bonds with her, overwhelming her so severely that when the connection is severed, the neurological damage leaves her in a wheelchair.
32-year-old Arthur Curry, feeling he can trust his half-brother, permits 43-year-old Orm Marius to leave his prison and join the Atlantean Court to attend his wedding to 25-year-old Mera, who becomes the Queen of Atlantis. 59-year-old Tom Curry overcomes his fear of the depths of the ocean to attend the wedding. 24-year-old Nanaue begins attacking the outskirts of Atlantean territory, until Arthur stops him.
34-year-old Barry Allen is expelled from the Justice League when 37-year-old Eobard Thawne attempts to draw him into the Speed Force by trying to Murder Iris West. When he tries again they are both drawn inside. Barry outruns him, managing to save Iris by depositing her in the 30th century. before is absorbed into the Speed Force, while Eobard is killed.
34-year-old Leonard Snart, 32-year-old Mick Rory & 17-year-old Hartley Rathaway attend the funeral of 34-year-old Barry Allen. Hartley comforts 17-year-old Wally West & decides to quit the Rogues, instead going to school to become a social worker.
17-year-old Wally West is passed the mantle of the Flash when 34-year-old Barry Allen dies saving Iris West's life. He settles in Keystone City to begin college, where he dates 17-year-old Frances Kane, nicknaming her Frankie.
28-year-old Ralph Dibny quits the Justice League when Doctor Light attacks 26-year-old Sue Dibny. He becomes a full-time detective.
The Justice League collapses. Red Tornado sacrifices himself to save them, his consciousness uploading itself into the League Database.
16-year-old Roy Harper attempts to commit suicide by attacking 25-year-old Waylon Jones, but when Croc realizes what he's doing he won't continue.
31-year-old Edward Nygma begins working as an information broker & freelance problem solver. He continues to stage his heists but they are designed to draw less attention.
22-year-old Bette Sans Sovei attempts to stage a terrorist bombing but is defeated by 20-year-old Ronnie Raymond & 36-year-old Martin Stein as Firestorm when they remove the tech allowing her to channel her powers.
27-year-old Caitlyn Snow conducts her Biocryonic experiement using data from the Nuclear Matrix. She is mutated into a heat vampire, and becomes Killer Frost. She attacks 20-year-old Ronnie Raymond & 36-year-old Martin Stein as Firestorm who has to find a way to adapt to her powers.
20-year-old Ronnie Raymond & 36-year-old Martin Stein's connection is ruptured, forcing them to reduce their time as Firestorm.
23-year-old Diana establishes her own Amazonian embassy after the collapse of the Justice League with financial assistance from 23-year-old Etta Candy.
27-year-old Michael Holt conceives of the new Justice Society when the Justice League collapses. he first uses his longtime nickname as a superhero identity, becoming Mister Terrific. 35-year-old Pieter Cross, 23-year-old Karen Starr, 58-year-old Carter Hall, 18-year-old Albert Julian Rothstein, 17-year-old Todd James Rice & 17-year-old Jennifer-Lynn Hayden join him.
52-year-old Shiera Hall semi-retires to curate the Hall Museum, although she still regularly goes on adventures with 58-year-old Carter Hall.
18-year-old Jimmy Olsen takes a full time job with the Planet, appearing on-camera in their remote TV spots.
21-year-old Helena Bertinelli tries to turn in her father after her mother's death, but his connections stop her. She survives a hit attempt against her thanks to the sacrifice of her bodyguard & goes underground, refocusing on her training & trying to take her father's business apart. She begins using the name The Huntress.
33-year-old John Henry Irons realizes that Cyber-Tech are selling his weapons to Intergang. He loses everything when he tries to fight them, and realizes that 34-year-old Bruno Mannheim has put a price on his head. He returns home to protect his family, where he meets his niece 8-year-old Natasha Irons, and finds work in his families high steel business.
25-year-old Kate Kane discovers that her father died pursuing the activity of an international criminal organization. She takes over his investigation, following their trail around the globe, training in martial combat around the world.
35-year-old Cole Cash saves an enclave of Kherubim, refugees of one of the Daemonite plunder worlds. They begin operating as his support staff, maintaining his equipment and providing tactical support.
40-year-old Bloodwynd first begins to use his magic to protect people, ultimately preserving magical balance.
16-year-old Connor Hawke is confronted by the monkey cult, and earns a place among the world's martial arts elite.
61-year-old Ted Knight is diagnosed with cancer. the discovery leads to a break thru in 25-year-old David Knight's research. Bathed in quantum energy, David converts his biomass to living cosmic energy, becoming the new Starman.
15-year-old Betty Kane goes to the olympics, but suffers a career ending injury.
44-year-old James Gordon's son James Gordon Jr. is born.
35-year-old Valentia Vostok, clearly suffering as the host of 43-year-old Larry Trainer's soul-self has it extracted from her & placed in stasis, ending her time as Negative Woman.
26-year-old Selma Tolon finishes med school & joins the Red Crescent, a disaster relief group.
17-year-old Mal Duncan is gifted with a mysterious horn that opens dimensional portals. He is pursued by the extra-dimensional beings that forged it, and is helped by the Teen Titans.
30-year-old Ray Palmer takes on a brilliant teenage lab assistant, 16-year-old Karen Beecher. 31-year-old Jean Loring discovers his identity.
30-year-old Hank Henshaw's hyperspace experiment goes awry killing or mutating the entire crew. Hank gains the ability to alter his body but is unable to return to his proper form, and saves his own life by uploading his consciousness into a computer. He gains the ability to alter his mechanical form, and threatens to take over all of Metropolis. 25-year-old Clark Kent stops him by uploading his consciousness into a far more complex Kryptonian datanode from his Birthing Matrix, setting it adrift in space.
24-year-old Celia Forrestal completes flight school & becomes an air force pilot.
24-year-old Jaques Ryder becomes the host of his own show.
28-year-old Adam Strange is sent back to Earth when the effects of the Zeta Beam degrade. He begins working to discover a new Zeta source.
21-year-old Victor Zsasz loses everything in a poker game with 34-year-old Oswald Cobblepot. He kills for the first time, making the first cut on his body.
33-year-old Vic Sage is beaten near to death. He learns from 34-year-old Richard Dragon & 25-year-old Lady Shiva, his nature at war with itself.
32-year-old Roland Desmond moves into Bludhaven & begins building cosolidating his new empire.
Boston Brand finds his own killer & brings him to justice, but still isn't permitted to move on.
22-year-old Cyril Sheldrake's father 45-year-old Percival Sheldrake is killed by Spring-heeled Jack., and he begins to lose himself to gambling & drink.
25-year-old Tigorr leaves his homeworld after a Citadel attack kills much of his tribe including his wife. He goes to Hardcore Station and enlists for service with the Galactic Fleet
23-year-old June Moon's magical development brings out a new evil personality. She begins fighting the Justice Society.
23-year-old Rac Shade battles the Daemonites when they invade his planet. They fail, and his is imprisoned in an extra-dimensional torture chamber, the "Area of Madness"
Scott Free escapes Apokolips to Earth with the help of Big Barda and is taken in by Thaddeus Brown, a circus escape artist. When Brown is murdered, Scott takes on his stage name Mister Miracle to solve the crime.
22-year-old Kate Spencer goes to law school.
19-year-old Deborah Camille Darnell begins working as an art forger.
18-year-old Harleen Quinzell goes to college on an academic scholarship to study psychology, escaping her mother and stepfather.
18-year-old Clara Kendall goes to college to study journalism.
16-year-old Caitlin Fairchild interns at Cadmus. S.H.A.D.E. begins covertly drugging her to activate her metagene.
14-year-old Holly Robinson OD's, but survives, and starts fighting her addiction.
12-year-old Danny Chase's telekinetic powers manifest. He helps his parents on a mission with his powers, but must subsequently move into a foster home where he uses his brilliance as a private investigator.
40-year-old Garryn Bek marries & retires.