That Time Batman Teamed with the JSA: CSI: SVU Miami Vegas Chicago P.D.

Batman - illuminated by the light of the emerald Green Lantern.
Batman – illuminated by the light of the emerald Green Lantern.

When crimes are committed against metahumans, ordinary police are no use. Highly skilled investigators known as the Justice Society of America represent the people in the never-ending quest for truth, justice and a reasonably priced taco plate.

Ching Ching!

It’s not Dick Wolf. It’s “JSA” No. 31, cover date February 2002. The villain Shakedown is dead, his 700-pound body splayed in an alley. The geomorph metahuman was capable of triggering earthquake-style vibrations and was practically invulnerable. Who could have possibly killed this giant?

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The Shocking, Strange, Somewhat Skeevy Secret Origin of Black Canary!

When Thunderbolt attacks
When Thunderbolt attacks

She’s my daughter!

She’s my sister!

She’s my sister and my daughter!

– “Chinatown” (1974)

In 1983, it took three esteemed DC Comics writers to answer a question nobody was asking – and in doing so create perhaps the creepiest JLA/JSA team-up in history.

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