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The Cosmic Obliterator, a doomsday weapon capable of destroying entire planets, has gone missing! BATMAN is on the case, but so far the only clue is a ticket to the Super-Villain Crime Convention. That's one place the DARK KNIGHT can't go . . . so he decides to attend as the mobster, MATCHES MALONE, instead.
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A charity cruise filled with GOTHAM'S wealthiest citizens has been boarded by not one but two groups of hijackers! POISON IVY and MR. FREEZE fight for the right to ransom the passengers with countless citizens caught in the crossfire. Outnumbered and out of his element, BATMAN will have to find a way to play one group of crooks against the other, or they'll all go down with the ship.
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BRUCE WAYNE'S masquerade ball for charity is crashed by none other than the BLACK MASK. He and FALSE FACE SOCIETY members rob the guests, steal the charitable donations, and then kidnap COMISSIONER GORDON. Without the Commissioner's help, the DARK KNIGHT is left to take on the entire criminal underworld on his own.
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The PENGUIN is on the loose...at sea! He's hijacking high-class yachts with his penguin-shaped submarine. To stop him, the DARK KNIGHT will need to sink to this super-villain's evil depths, or become victim to the feathered felons foul play.
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A solar flare suddenly erupts near astronaut HANK HENSHAW'S space shuttle, killing him. But that wasn't the end for HENSHAW -- he survived, and in the process, developed the ability to fuse his consciousness with machines. HANK blames SUPERMAN for his tragic fate, and is dead set on unleashing all the powers of technology in his bid to break the MAN OF STEEL.
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The Daily Planet reporter CLARK KENT is having a bad day. Unfortunately, so is the rest of METROPOLIS. The evil imp MISTER MXYZPLTLK is on the loose and causing magical mayhem throughout the city. To stop him, the MAN OF STEEL will need a few tricks of his own.
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Thousands of aliens have targeted Earth. The MAN OF STEEL battles them in back into orbit, and opens the armor of one of the soldiers. Inside is DOOMSDAY! Superman breaks open more armor. All the soldiers are DOOMSDAY clones -- thousands and thousands of clones! One Doomsday is bad enough, but now there are infinite Doomsdays!
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Intergalactic alien hijackers have stolen Earth's moon! SUPERMAN may be an alien himself, but he's not about to sit back and watch his adopted planet be torn asunder by terrible tidal waves. The MAN OF STEEL zooms into space to recover the straying satellite, but he's quickly overwhelmed the horde of angry aliens. LEX LUTHOR, SUPERMAN'S archenemy, offers his help, but can SUPERMAN trust him?
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Cairo, 1933 The merciless Otto Von Sturm will do anything to reach his prize--deception, bribery, even murder--but 12-year-old Ronald "Rocket" Robinson, Nuri, and Screech may just outsmart him . . . if they can stay alive long enough. The Egyptian captial is a buzzing hive of treasure-hunters, thrill-seekers, and adventurers, but to Rocket Robinson, it's just another sticker on his well worn suitcase. The only son of an American diplomat, Rocket travels from city to city with his monkey Screech, never staying in one place long enough to call it home, but when Rocket finds a strange note written in Egyptian hieroglyphs, he stumbles into an adventure more incredible than anthing he's ever dreamt of. With the help of Screech and a new friend--a gypsy girl named Nuri--Rocket navigates the secret underworld of Cairo. Soon they run afoul of master criminal Otto Von Sturm, who's planning the theft of the greatest treasure in history--an ancient pharaoh's fortune, secretly hidden for centuries. In order to stop him, Rocket and Nuri will have to decode an ancient riddle, solve a cryptic puzzle, face hungry crocodiles, and navigate a centuries-old labyrinth full of traps--all while staying one step ahead of Otto's blood thirsty goons. Not to mention the ancient curse that guards the treasure.
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Paris, 1933 Rocket, Nuri, and Screech return in the second volume of the Rocket Robinson series. This time, they find themselves in the French capital, where a rare and mysterious painting from the middle ages has been stolen from the Louvre Museum--and Nuri's uncle is the prime suspect! The young adventurers are soon hot on the trail of the stolen artwork--a trail which leads to a pair hapless French thieves, a secret cabal of merciless German spies, a shadowy secret temple, and an ancient medieval castle! But this is no ordinary painting... the secret contained within may lead all the way to the most mysterious and sought-after treasure in history.
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