Justice Society of America #1

Cover Date: August 1992
Subtitle: Home Again
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: The JSA's return / retirement party was held in Gotham Stadium. During the introductions, a monster emerged from beneath the field. Superman (Clark Kent was there as a witness) helped them stop it. Sandman suffered another stroke.
Months later, Jay (Flash) and Alan (Green Lantern) had breakfast, but it was interrupted by an incident at a nearby nuclear facility. The "retired" heroes saved the day.


Justice Society of America #2

Cover Date: September 1992
Subtitle: Days of Valor
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Ted (Wildcat) and Al (Atom)broke up a street fight on their way to mee with the others. While they were gone, the group's wives set up a place for them with their old trophies and mementos.
Though Al was hesitant about the whole thing, the group (Flash, Green Lantern, Wildcat, and Atom) stopped a riot nearby between protestors and a corporation's security.
When they got back to their meeting, they were greeted by a familiar face.


Justice Society of America #3

Cover Date: October 1992
Subtitle: Out of the Past
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Johnny "Quick" Chambers talked with the guys - he was a spokesman now for vitamins and such. They told him about the Ultragen stuff that was going on - he'd been sued by them for not endorsing their products when his chemist found their products were worse than steroids.
Dr. (Mid-Nite) Charles McNider joined them and told them about an old friend who'd been killed, possibly by Ultragen. He, Al, and Ted went to "investigate" one of their facilities. McNider's clinic was attacked. Johnny Thunder was shot.
The Ultra-Humanite greeted his old enemies at Ultragen.


Justice Society of America #4

Cover Date: November 1992
Subtitle: Life on the Line
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Flash (Wally) searched the outside of the Ultragen facility, but found no signs of the JSA'ers. When Ultra-Humanite went to investigate him, Dr. Mid-Nite freed himself and his partners.
UH captured Flash in some goo that was a byproduct of some of his experimentation.
Jesse Chambers (Johnny's daughter) got some paperwork to Alan and Jay, they headed to the scene. Mid-Nite freed Wally. They took down UH and his goons as GL, Jesse, and Flash arrived.


Justice Society of America #5

Cover Date: December 1992
Subtitle: Only Human
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan, Matt Banning, Jeff Albrecht
Storyline: Johnny Thunder was rushed to a hospital. The men who attacked the clinic were attacked by the goo they'd been sent to collect (what Wally was caught in).
The Ultra-Humanite and his goons were arrested. Johnny Chambers' lawyers began a suit against Ultragen.
Rex Tyler, due to his son's cancer, joined a drug rehab group.
The JSA visited Thunder in the hospital. He told them the entire population of Bahdnesia was gone.


Justice Society of America #6

Cover Date: January 1993
Subtitle: Give me Liberty...
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan, Carlos Garzon
Storyline: The JSA took a cruise to Bahdnesia, which had become a tourist resort. Claims were that it was uninhabited when purchased. Once there, Dr. Mid-Nite checked out their security; Ted got mixed up with a boxing match.


Justice Society of America #7

Cover Date: February 1993
Subtitle: ...or Give Me Death
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Jesse was jumped by some security guards by a cave. She took care of them and went in. There, she met Dr. Mid-Nite. They found cells for the lower-class citizens that St. Germain (the owner) didn't want anyone to know about. They freed them and headed topside.
Ted was captured by Bahdnesia's owner and brainwashed. St. Germain wanted him to help him set off a bomb under a volcano.
At a ceremony, the JSA acted. The detonator was activated and the volcano began to erupt. Johnny's thunderbolt helped get everyone onto the ships as the island was destroyed. Johnny's ward was now the last remaining Bahdnesian - there were few to start with and they left after the magic of the Thunderbolt was gone.


Justice Society of America #8

Cover Date: March 1993
Subtitle: Whispering Death
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Rex met with Johnny Chambers. Chambers believed he had what it took inside him to release the "hourman" abilities without the pill. They bumped into Wesley Dodds while visiting Rick, who was still in for chemotherapy.
Protesters outside (there was a diplomat being treated as well) got feisty, and the Quicks went into action. Hourman also appeared - he found his trigger. Wesley, using his mask and gas helped stop a would-be assassin.
Carter Hall went on TV with Kulak.


Justice Society of America #9

Cover Date: April 1993
Subtitle: Hearts of Darkness, Eyes of Hate
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: Joan threw Jay out. She didn't know why, but she hated him. All over, the public was swayed against the JSA. Johnny Thunder's T-Bolt told him black magic was being used. Guy Gardner attacked Green Lantern, who stopped him. The public then attacked the JSA. They got in the car with Carter Hall, who was working with Kulak the Sorcerer.


Justice Society of America #10

Cover Date: May 1993
Subtitle: JSA No More?
Writer(s): Len Strazewski
Artists(s): Mike Parobeck, Mike Machlan
Storyline: With the help of Starman, who'd fought through attackers at his observatory, the JSA again defeated Kulak. He was draining magic from T-Bolt and GL's ring. His spell was broken and the populous returned to normal.


notes

  • This was an ongoing series that was cancelled at issue 10.
  • Set on post-Crisis Earth during the time it was published.
  • Prior to the start of this series, the events of Armageddon Inferno returned the JSA from Ragnarok and rejuvenated them.
  • Several mentions place the JSA in their 70s, but the de-aging from Armageddon Inferno put them closer to their 60s.