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Issue #16 - Legacies

RODGER contacts the Legionnaires on board the Carrier and tells them that he is once more operational. He relays information about the situation at the Sphere of Influence base, where Booster Gold, Rip Hunter, and T.O. Morrow are confronting Per Degaton, currently disguised as "Pierre Dayton". Dr. Strong's colleague in...

Issue #15 - Empire Falls

Backed up by Red Robin and Kid Flash, the Legionnaires take on the would-be Revenge Squad outside of the Crucible. During the battle, SUVs are tossed, a mole machine is dropped onto the Mole, and several fires are started. Hoplite, Shiv, Hotstreak, Nashoba and many Bang Babies are taken down...

Ambush Bug's Comics Grab Bag

The following comics are found in the Santa sack that Ambush Bug left at Planet 52 Comics: Action Comics #1, 1938 The first appearance of Superman. Detective Comics #27, 1939 The first appearance of Batman. Detective Comics #38, 1940 The first appearance of Robin. All-Star Comics #3, 1940 The formation...

Issue #14 - Buggin' Out: Electric Bugaloo

Prelude Several nights before Christmas, Jason Troy is shocked by a visit from Ambush Bug to his comic book store in Faulkner Heights. The slapstick superhero shares a bunch of classic DC Comics he feels will bring "history" back to the universe, something he feels is currently lacking. The Bug...

Sphere of Influence Prototype Test Preparation

Internal Memorandum TOP SECRET PROJECT AEGIS EYES ONLY Overseeing Personnel: Director Bones, General David Daffron, Doctor Pierre Dayton, Doctor Steven Strong Attending Guests: General Joe Higgins, Dr. Ray Palmer, The Shield II Test Date: January 1st, 2009, 12:00 AM AEGIS Prototype Components – Developer(s): Nth Metal Housing, Projector Arms –...

WEC Action News, December 2008

EBERSOLL: I'm Buddy Ebersoll with Gina Klein and this is WEC Action News. Here are Empire City's top stories... KLEIN: In a stunning turn of events, the Legionnaires superhero team and ECPD have discovered evidence implicating former WEC anchorman and current mayoral candidate Dick Arcadia in the Gentleman Killer serial...

Issue #13 - High and Low

The Boardwalk Skull-O-Mania stands amidst the ruin of the destroyed Red Brick Inn, the nightclub belonging to the infamous Iron Tsar. He is approached by a worried Bianca and Black Jack as police sirens signal the approach of response services. Jacob tells Bianca to leave him alone, worried that his...

OOC Question - When Are We?

Question for the players in the game only: If you had to pick one (1) time period or era from Empire City history to visit as the Legionnaires, which would it be?  1) Wampanoag Territory, Pre-Colonial Era 2) Empire City, Revolutionary War Era 3) Empire City, 1952, The Formation of...

Issue #12 - He's No Gentleman

  The Crucible   Bianca and Virgil have an argument about her absence and his overprotectiveness following the incident with the Elder. Before they can resolve the fight, the Legionnaires get a call from Myrmidon alerting them to a situation in the Barrens/Old Town at a school warehouse. According to...

Known Victims of the Gentleman

The following women have been reported by the ECPD as victims of the so-called Gentleman Killer in 2008. 1. Angela Bering, 21, Socialite. Daughter of petrochemical CEO with ties to the Wampanoag Reservation. She was volunteering at the Crate and counseled drug addicts in the Barrens. Killed 6/10/2008. 2. Meredith...

Message from T.O. Morrow

sent to the Legionnaire computer Legionnaires, We are not personally acquainted, but I've heard of your work on behalf of law and order in Empire City. I am a fairly respected scientist and occasional criminal mastermind who has an interest in (some might say obsession with) the future, particularly as...

Issue #11 - Future Tense

Empire City  Winter, 2008 Three months have passed since the Elder's escape from his prison beneath the Barrens. As the city looks toward the coming New Year, several developments have come about as a result of the Legionnaires' adventures: The magic curse on the Barrens has faded. LexCorp has moved...

Issue #10 - War Drums

Milestone Comics Virgil and his friend Richie visit the local comic book store and help Dwayne, the owner, evict two rambunctious LARPers. They meet a little kid named Freddy who is a member of the Skull-O-Maniacs, the fan club for the wrestling superhero. Virgil picks up his comics and is...

Issue #9 - 1958

Empire City 1958 The American Crusaders - the Shield, Black Jack, Black Witch, Captain Commando, Doc Strong, and Firefly - are honored by Mayor Richard Raleigh with the key to the city. The team accepts the gift as they are applauded by the citizens they've helped to protect for the...

Issue #8 - Bad Medicine

University District Sylvester takes some time off from work and superheroics at his small house in the university neighborhood. His more outgoing and athletic buddy Jack appears unexpectedly to suggest they head to a party at his frat house down the block. Then his old neighbor (and friend of his...

Issue #7 - Stolen Future

The Crucible The Legionnaires await the arrival of the Shield for a guest tour of the former Crusaders headquarters, each in their own way.  Jacob works out in the gym, lifting weights while trying to keep his alternate persona in check. Night Shift does more research on the Gentleman serial...

Notes on Ultima Thule

compiled, translated, and researched by Star Spangled Kid, Static Shock, RODGER, Blackjack, and Night Shift with some assistance by the Batman "Ultima Thule", AKA Leviathan, AKA Par-zartha The name Ultima Thule has its origins in medieval cartography and was used as a generic term to describe the "edge of the...

Issue #6 - The Black Order

Capitol Hill, 1958 The original Shield, leader of the American Crusaders, speaks at the House Un-American Activities Committee about his team and recent accusations that they have Communist sympathizers in their ranks. He finishes his testimony and heads to a private meeting with his teammates - Black Witch, Doc Strong,...

WEC Action News, September 2012

ARCADIA: Good evening, Empire City; I'm Dick Arcadia with Tina Templeton, and this is WEC Nightly News. Here's our top stories from Empire and beyond... TEMPLETON: The 2012 Wonder Expo is a resounding success, according to event organizers. With thousands crowding our own Patriot Park on the opening weekend to...

Side Stories Summarized

Issue #4.1 - The Brain InterActive Construct Guest Stars: Brainiac An interstellar probe thought lost years ago crash lands outside of Empire City with no sign of its crew aboard. The Legionnaires are asked to examine the crash site by STAR Labs and they find that the ship has been...