JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Justice Society in Print

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Ongoing and Limited Series

Golden Age

  • All-Star Comics, #1-57 (1941-51), #58-74 (1976-78)

Modern Age

  • All-Star Squadron, 67 issues (1981-87)
  • Infinity, Inc., 53 issues (1984-88)
  • America vs. the Justice Society, 4-issue limited series (1985)
  • Last Days of the Justice Society, one-shot (1986)

Post-Crisis

  • Young All-Stars, 30 issues (1987-89)
  • Justice Society of America vol. 1, 8-issue limited series (1991)
  • Justice Society of America vol. 2, 10 issues (1993)
  • Sandman Mystery Theatre, 70 issues (1993–99)
  • JSA, 85 issues (1999–2006)
  • JSA: The Liberty File, 2-issue limited series (2000)
  • JSA All-Stars, 8-issue limited series (2003)
  • JSA: Strange Adventures, 6-issue limited series (2004)
  • JSA Classified, 39 issues (2005-08)
  • Justice Society of America vol. 3, current (2007–)
  • JSA All-Stars, current (2010–)

New 52

  • Earth 2, current (2012-)
  • Worlds' Finest, current (2012–)
  • Earth 2: Future's End, 26-issue limited series (2014)

All-Star Comics

Hardcover Archives

Reprinting the entire Golden Age All-Star Comics series:

  1. Reprints All-Star #3-6
  2. Reprints All-Star #7-10
  3. Reprints All-Star #11-14
  4. Reprints All-Star #15-18
  5. Reprints All-Star #19-23
  6. Reprints All-Star #24-28
  7. Reprints All-Star #29-33
  8. Reprints All-Star #34-38
  9. Reprints All-Star #39-43
  10. Reprints All-Star #44-49
  11. Reprints All-Star #50-57

Trade Paperbacks: Collecting the entire 1976 All-Star Comics revival:

  • Justice Society vol. 1: Collects All-Star Comics #58-67, plus the origin of the JSA from DC Special #29.
  • Justice Society vol. 2: Collects All-Star Comics #68-74 and Adventure Comcis #461-466.

» Other Golden Age material:

  • JSA All-Stars Archive vol. 1: Collects solo stories of Johnny Thunder, Hour-Man, Atom, Dr. Mid-Nite, Mr. Terrific, Wildcat and Red Tornado from Flash Comics, Adventure Comics, All-American Comics, and Sensation Comics (January 1940-May 1942)!

JSA/JLA Team Ups

In 1963 a yearly tradition of team-ups was begun between the Justice Society and their successors, the Justice League. The list below names JSA members who participated in the case, as well as a list of other Golden Age heroes who made appearances:

Collected in Crisis on Multiple Earths volume 1:

  1. Justice League of America #21-22 (1963)
    Hawkman, Green Lantern, Flash, Hourman, Atom, Dr.Fate, Black Canary
  2. Justice League of America #29-30 (1964)
    Hawkman, Starman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Black Canary; Green Lantern, Flash, Atom cameo in #29
  3. (Justice League of America #37-38 (1965)
    Hawkman, Green Lantern, Flash, Atom, Dr. Fate, Mr. Terrific, Johnny Thunder; Starman and Black Canary appear in a house ad in #38
  4. Justice League of America #46-47 (1966)
    Sandman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Wildcat, Spectre, Black Canary

Collected in Crisis on Multiple Earths volume 2:

  1. Justice League of America #55-56 (1967)
    Hawkman, Wonder Woman, Robin, Hourman, Wildcat, Mr. Terrific, Johnny Thunder. The Golden Age Robin (Batman's sidekick) becomes a JSA member in #55. Flash appears in a house ad in #56.
  2. Justice League of America #64-65 (1968)
    Hawkman, Green Lantern, Flash, Hourman, Starman, Sandman, Atom, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Mr. Terrific, Black Canary, Red Tornado II. Red Tornado II becomes a JSA member; Red Tornado I makes a cameo appearance in a flashback in #64.
  3. Justice League of America #73-74 (1969)
    Green Lantern, Superman, Wonder Woman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Black Canary, Red Tornado II, Starman. Black Canary's husband, Larry Lance, dies in #74. Black Canary decides to quit the JSA and travel back to Earth-1 with the Justice League of America at the end of the story.
  4. Justice League of America #82-83 (1970)
    Superman, Flash, Wonder Woman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Hourman, Starman, Spectre, Johnny Thunder, Green Lantern, Sandman, Red Tornado II, Atom, Batman, Mr. Terrific, Wildcat

Collected in Crisis on Multiple Earths volume 3:

  1. Justice League of America #91-92 (1971)
    Superman, Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Atom, Robin
  2. Justice League of America #100-102 (1972)
    Wonder Woman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Hourman, Starman, Sandman, Red Tornado II, Johnny Thunder, Robin, Wildcat, Green Lantern, Mr. Terrific. The Seven Soldiers of Victory (Crimson Avenger, Green Arrow, Speedy, Shining Knight, Vigilanre, the Star Spangled Kid, and Stripesy) return in this story. It is revealed that Wing, the Crimson Avenger's sidekick has dies. Star Spangled Kid will later join the JSA. Stripesy becomes the step-father of Star Spangled Kid II, a much later member of the JSA.
  3. Justice League of America #107-108 (1973)
    Superman, Flash, Dr. Fate, Hourman, Sandman, Red Tornado II. The Freedom Fighters (The Golden Age Quality Comics heroes: Uncle Sam, the Ray, Doll Man, Phantom Lady, The Human Bomb, and Black Condor) return in this story
  4. Justice League of America #113 (1974)
    Flash, Wonder Woman, Hourman, Sandman. The Golden Age Sandman's sidekick, Sandy, return in this story. This issue also contains a reprint of a Golden Age tale featuring Hawkman, Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Black Canary, Atom, Dr. Mid-Nite, and the Harlequin

Collected in Crisis on Multiple Earths volume 4:

  1. Justice League of America #123-124 (1975)
    Wonder Woman, Robin, Hourman, Wildcat, Dr. Mid-Nite, Johnny Thunder, Spectre
  2. Justice League of America #135-137 (1976)
    Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Johnny Thunder. This story features the return of the Golden Age Fawcett heroes : Bulletman, Bulletgirl, Ibis, Mr. Scarlet, Pinky, and Spy Smasher. The Marvel Family (Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel, and Captain Marvel Junior) also appear
  3. Justice League of America #147-148 (1977)
    Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Power Girl, cameos by Wildcat and the Star-Spangled Kid

Team-ups that are not yet collected:

  1. Justice League of America #159-160 (1978)
    Wonder Woman, Dr. Mid-Nite, Star Spangled Kid, Huntress
  2. Justice League of America #171-172 (1979)
    Hawkman, Flash, Green Lantern, Dr. Fate, Mr. Terrific, Power Girl, Huntress. Mr. Terrific is killed in issue #171 by the Spirit King
  3. Justice League of America #183-185 (1980)
    Dr. Fate, Power Girl, Huntress, Wonder Woman. This story arc featured George Pérez' first work on JLA.
  4. Justice League of America #195-197 (1981)
    Hawkman, Flash, Superman, Hourman, Johnny Thunder
  5. Justice League of America #207-209 (1982)
    Green Lantern, Starman, Dr. Fate, Power Girl, Huntress. The Golden Age All-Star Squadron members Johnny Quick, Liberty Belle and Robotman also appear.
  6. Justice League of America #219-220 (1983)
    Flash, Starman, Hourman, Johnny Thunder, Power Girl, Huntress. This story reveals the death of the Golden Age Black Canary.
  7. 1984 (Justice League of America #231, 232
    Green Lantern, Dr. Fate, Starman, Dr. Mid-Nite
  8. Justice League of America #244 (1985)
    Hawkman, Wonder Woman, Dr. Fate, Dr. Mid-Nite, Flash

Modern Day Team-Ups:

  1. JLA #28-31 (1999): Crisis Times Five
    Flash I, Hippolyta, Hourman III, Sentinel, Spectre, the Thunderbolt and  Wildcat with Captain Marvel, and the second appearance of Jakeem Thunder.
  2. JLA/JSA: Virtue & Vice (2002)
    All members of both teams appear. Despero and Johnny Sorrow ruin Thanksgiving by unleashing the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man.
  3. JSA #54 (2004)
    The new JLA and JSA nearly enjoy their second annual Thanksgiving until they are interrupted by the Warlock of Ys and Kulak. GUEST STARS: Impulse, Liberty Belle, Obsidian, Jade, Green Arrow and Black Canary.
  4. Justice League of America v.2 #8-10, Justice Society of America #5-6 (2007): The Lightning Saga
    The original Legion of Super-Heroes is re-introduced into post-Infinite Crisis continuity.

Trade Paperbacks/Collected Editions

Collecting the JSA series:

  1. JSA: Justice be Done: JSA #1-5 plus material from JSA Secret Files #1
  2. JSA: Darkness Falls: JSA #6-15
  3. JSA: The Return of Hawkman: JSA #16-26 and JSA Secret Files #2
  4. JSA: Fair Play: JSA #26-32 plus a 5-page story from JSA: Secret Files #2.
  5. JSA: Stealing Thunder: JSA #33-37
  6. JSA: Savage Times: JSA #39-45
  7. JSA: Princes of Darkness: JSA #46-55
  8. JSA: Black Reign. JSA #56-58 and Hawkman #23-25
  9. JSA: Lost: JSA #59-67
  10. JSA: Black Vengeance: JSA #68-75 plus pages from 66-67
  11. JSA: Mixed Signals: JSA #76-81
  12. JSA: Ghost Stories: JSA #82-87

Collecting Justice Society of America v.3:

  1. Justice Society of America: The Next Age: JSofA v.3 #1-4
  2. Justice League of America vol. 2: The Lightning Saga: Justice League of America #0, #8-12 and JSofA #5-6
  3. Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 1: JSofA v.3 #7-12
  4. Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 2: JSofA v.3 #13-18
  5. Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 3: JSofA v.3 #19-22 plus specials Justice Society: Kingdome Come, Magog, Superman and The Kingdom
  6. Justice Society of America: Black Adam and Isis: #23–28. By Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway and Dale Eaglesham
  7. Justice Society of America: Bad Seed: #29-33. By Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges, and Jesus Merino
  8. Justice Society of America: Axis of Evil: #34–40. By Bill Willingham and Jesus Merino
  9. Justice League of America: The Dark Things: Justice League #44-48 and Justice Society #41-42. By James Robinson, and Mark Bagley
  10. Justice Society of America: Supertown: #44–49. By Marc Guggenheim, Scot Kolins, and Mike Norton
  11. Justice Society of America: Monument Point: #50–54. By Marc Guggenheim, George Pérez and others.

Collecting JSA Classified:

  1. JSA Classified: Honor Among Thieves: JSA Classified #5-9
  2. JSA Presents: Green Lantern: Green Lantern: Brightest Day/Blackest NightJSA Classified #25, 32-33

Collecting JSA All-Stars vol. 2:

  1. JSA All-Stars: Constellations: #1–6
  2. JSA All-Stars: Glory Days: #7–13

Other Collections:

  • Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team-Ups volume 1: Eight stories from the Silver Age: Flash #123, 129, 137, 151; Green Lantern #40; Showcase #55-56; Brave & Bold #61.
  • Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team-Ups volume 2: The Atom #29, 36 • Brave & the Bold #62 • The Flash #170, 173 • Green Lantern #45, 52 • The Spectre #3
  • JSA: The Liberty Files. Collecting both of the 2-issue Elseworlds series.
  • The Justice Society Returns! Collecting the mini-series of the same name.
  • Justice Society: Strange Adventures. Collecting the mini-series of the same name.
  • JSA: All Stars. Collecting the mini-series of the same name.
  • JSA Presents: Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E vol. 1: Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E #1–8
  • JSA Presents: Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. vol. 2: Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E #0, 9–14

Fan Publications

Amazing Heroes #36 (1983); art by Mike Machlan and Jerry Ordway.
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Cover and inside "pinup" from Amazing World of DC Comics #16 (1977).

Amazing Heroes #36 (1 Dec. 1983). Redbeard, Inc. Containing:

  • "From Here to Infinity," by Peter Sanderson. 28–48. Roy Thomas discusses his latest: Infinity, Inc.
  • "Who's Who in the All-Star Squadron," by Peter Sanderson. 49–53. How to tell them apart without a scorecard.
  • "Where on Earths...?" by Peter Sanderson. 54–55. A guide to DC's universe.

The Amazing World of DC Comics #16 (Dec. 1977). The Golden Age Issue.

  • "Roots of the Golden Age." Skip Kirkland. 2–5.
  • "The Freedom Fighters." Roger Klorese. 6–9.
  • "In the Beginning." Thomas Tuna. 10–17.
  • "That Rough 'n Ready, Redclad, Rubberband Man… Plastic Man." Larry Herndon. 18–21.
  • READ IT! "Dating the All-Stars." Paul Levitz. 22–23.
  • "Centerspread." Black-and-white illustration by Joe Staton and Bob Layton (see above).
  • "The Silver Age of Comcis." Mike Gold. 29–34.
  • "A Small Meeting of the JSA." Fred Schneider. 35–37.
  • "Speculations on the Spectre." Cary Burkett. 38–41.
  • "The Legion Outpost." Jack C. Harris. 42.

Two Morrows Publishing has produced all of the following:

  • The All-Star Companion (2000). $19.95, 208 pp. Roy Thomas, ed.
  • The All-Star Companion Volume Two (2006). $24.95, 224 pp. Roy Thomas, ed.
  • The All-Star Companion Volume Three (2007). $26.95, 224 pp. Roy Thomas, ed.
  • The All-Star Companion Volume Four (2009). $27.95, 240 pp. Roy Thomas, ed.
  • Alter Ego magazine (Two Morrows) issues featuring the JSA:
    • Alter Ego #1 (Spring 1999). The Secret Origins of Infinity, Inc.
    • Alter Ego #5 (Summer 2000). Includes articles on member profiles with rare and unpublished artwork, Sheldon Mayer and Gardner Fox.
    • Alter Ego Vol. 3 #6 (Autumn 2000). "More (All-)Stars Than There Are In Heaven" by Roy Thomas. Also reprinted online.
    • Alter Ego #7 (Winter 2001). Includes articles on: Julius Schwartz, and JSA-JLA team-ups.
    • Alter Ego #8 (Spring 2001). "Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here!" by Roy Thomas. Also reprinted online.
    • Alter Ego #12 (January 2002). " Hail, Hail, Now The Gang's Really All Here!" by Roy Thomas"
    • Alter Ego #14 (April 2002). Includes articles on the 1970s JSA revival, Jerry Ordway and a page-by-page survey of the original 18 JSAers.
    • Alter Ego #21 (February 2003). JSA feature with scarce art and unpublished art from a 1946 All-Star Comics adventure.
    • Alter Ego #25, 34, 36 (2003-04). Roy Thomas on various All-Star Squadron topics.
    • Alter Ego #44, 50 (2005). Infinity Inc. features.
    • Alter Ego #63, 68 (2006). These two issues have stunning covers by Alex Toth and George Pérez depicting the JSA, but no JSA content inside.

Wizard #191 (Sept. 2007). "Kingdom Come Again," by Ben Morse." pp. 74-77.

Golden Age Reprints

These are all the (non-Superman, non-Batman) Golden Age stories which were reprinted in the Silver/Bronze Ages. This list was originally compiled by Roy Thomas for the JSA vs. America series.

  • 80-Page Giant 4, 1964, Flash
  • Adventure 413, 1971, Johnny Thunder
  • Adventure 416, 1972, Wonder Woman
  • Adventure 418, 1972, Dr. Mid-Nite
  • Adventure 491, 1982, Sandman
  • Adventure 492, 1982, Sandman
  • Adventure 495, 1983, Sandman
  • Adventure 496, 1983, Sandman
  • Adventure 498, 1983, Sandman
  • Adventure 499, 1983, Sandman
  • Batman 238, 1972, Atom
  • DC 100-Page 6, 1971, Spectre, Wildcat
  • DC 100-Page 14, 1973, Wildcat, Wonder Woman
  • DC 100-Page 15, 1973, Sandman
  • DC 100-Page 17, 1973, Sandman
  • DC 100-page 18, 1973, Atom
  • DC 100-page 22, 1973, Flash
  • DC Special 3, 1969, Black Canary, Wonder Woman
  • DC Super-Stars 5, 1976, Flash
  • Detective 439, 1974, Dr. Fate, Hourman
  • Detective 440, 1974, Green Lantern
  • Detective 442, 1974, Black Canary, Dr. Fate
  • Detective 443, 1974 Spectre, Green Lantern
  • Detective 445, 1975, Dr. Mid-Nite
  • DC Special Digest 9, 1981, Dr. Fate
  • Famous First Editions 3, 1974, Wildcat, Wonder Woman
  • Famous First Editions 6, 1975, Wonder Woman
  • Famous First Editions 7, 1975, Johnny Thunder, Red Tornado
  • Famous First Editions 8, 1975, Flash, Hourman, Johnny Thunder
  • Flash 160, 1966, Flash
  • Flash 205, 1971, Flash
  • Flash 211, 1971, Flash
  • Flash 216, 1972, Flash
  • Flash 229, 1974, Flash
  • Flash 232, 1975, Flash
  • Flash Annual 1, 1963, Flash
  • Forever People 4, 1971, Sandman
  • Forever People 5, 1971, Sandman
  • Forever People 6, 1972, Sandman
  • Forever People 7, 1972, Sandman
  • Forever People 8, 1972, Sandman
  • Forever People 9, 1972, Sandman
  • Four-Star Spectacular 1, 1976, Flash, Wonder Woman
  • Four-Star Spectacular 4, 1976, Wonder Woman
  • Four-Star Spectacular 5, 1976, Wonder Woman
  • Great Comic Book Heroes, 1965, Hourman
  • Green lantern 86, 1971, Green Lantern
  • Green lantern 88, 1972, Green Lantern
  • Green Lantern 89, 1972, Green Lantern
  • Hawkman 25, 1968, Hourman
  • Justice League 94, 1971, Sandman, Starman
  • Justice League 95, 1971, Dr. Mid-Nite
  • Justice League 96, 1972, Wildcat
  • Justice League 112, 1974, Starman
  • Limited Collectors Edition 43, 1976, Sandman, Wonder Woman
  • Limited Collectors Edition 45, 1976, Wonder Woman
  • Lois Lane 113, 1971, Flash
  • Secret Origins 1 1973, Hourman
  • Secret Origins 3, 1973, Wonder Woman
  • Secret Origins 5, 1973, Spectre
  • Secret Origins of the DC Super-Heroes, 1976, Atom, Green Lantern
  • Superman 252, 1972, Dr. Fate, Hourman, Starman, Spectre
  • Wanted 3, 1972, Dr. Fate
  • Wanted 4, 1972, Green Lantern
  • Wanted 6, 1973, Starman, Wildcat
  • Wanted 7, 1973, Hourman
  • Wanted 8, 1973, Dr. Fate
  • Wanted 9, 1973, Sandman
  • Wonder Woman HC, 1972
  • Wonder Woman 196, 1971, Wonder Woman
  • Wonder Woman 214, 1974, Wonder Woman
  • Wonder Woman 217, 1975, Wonder Woman
  • World's Finest 211, 1972, Green Lantern
  • World's Finest 225, 1974, Black Canary
  • World's Finest 226, 1974, Sandman

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