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 The Secret Society of Super-Villains

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 1
June 1976
Cover: Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd, Mirror Master, Star Sapphire II, and Sinestro dumping robot doubles of Green Lantern, Batman, and Flash in garbage can //Ernie Chan (signed)
Story: "Attend Or Die" (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inker: Bob Smith
Feature Characters: Captain Boomerang (last appearance in THE FLASH #244; next appears in issue #3), Captain Cold (last appearance in THE FLASH #244), Copperhead (last appearance in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #78; next appears in issue #3), Gorilla Grodd (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #3), Manhunter clone (Paul Kirk clone; first appearance), Mirror Master (last appearance in THE FLASH #244), Shadow Thief (between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #111 / 139), Sinestro (last appearance in THE FLASH #222), Star Sapphire II (Remoni-Notra, aka Camille (or Debbie) Darnell; first appearance; not to be confused with Star Sapphire I (Carol Ferris) or the Star Sapphire of Earth-2), the Wizard (last appearance in ALL-STAR COMICS #66; next appears in issue #3; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains; first appearance and origin of team)
Intro: Robot doubles of Batman, Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, and Wonder Woman (destroyed in this story)
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Davidson (first and only appearance), Carstairs (first appearance; next appears in issue #3)
Comments: This index is adapted from an earlier index by David W. Stepp.
 A non-canonical alternate version of the Secret Society's origin is printed in AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #?.
 Catwoman is mentioned erroneously as being present at the Secret Society's meeting.
 This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Eight super-villains are summoned, some being freed from imprisonment beforehand, to the first meeting of the Secret Society of Super-Villains in the Sinister Citadel, a building in San Francisco.  During the meeting, the villains are confronted by robot doubles of five Justice Leaguers, which they destroy.  Manhunter, a clone of the heroic Paul Kirk-Manhunter, appears and reveals that he is a representative of their mysterious backer.  Copperhead and Grodd go on an initation test to steal a plutonium sphere.  Grodd succeeds in bringing back the sphere, but the Copperhead is wounded and captured.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 2
August 1976
Cover: Captain Comet, Star Sapphire II, and Grodd vs. Green Lantern //Dick Giordano / Terry Austin
Story: "No Man Shall I Call Master" (17 pages)
Editor, co-writer: Gerry Conway
Co-writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inker: Bob Smith
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd, Manhunter, Mirror Master, Sinestro, Star Sapphire II, Hi-Jack (formerly the Jack of Spades; last appearance in THE JOKER #5), Captain Comet (last appearance in STRANGE ADVENTURES #46; origin retold in this story; latter two join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Green Lantern (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139 (1))
Cameo appearance: The Astur (in flashback), Darkseid
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Mantis (last appearance in NEW GODS #10), Mantis's minions (first appearance)
Comment: The deaths of Captain Comet's parents and of Emery Zackro, his mentor, are revealed in this story.
 This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Captain Comet, a hero from the 1950's, returns to Earth after a long abscence and stumbles onto a battle between Green Lantern and Grodd and Hi-Jack.  Comet mistakes Green Lantern for the aggresor and helps the villains defeat him.  They take him to the Sinister Citadel, where the duped hero is voted into the Secret Society.  However, Manhunter reveals the group's true nature to Comet in secret, and tells him of his own misgivings about the Society.  Soon afterward, Manhunter shows the Society members an installation of Darkseid, their secret benefactor.  They are confronted by Darkseid's minion Mantis and his slaves, who offer them the choice to surrender willingly to the domination of the Lord of Apokolips, or die.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 3
October 1976
Cover: Darkseid and Kalibak watching Grodd, Captain Boomerang, Manhunter-clone, and Sinestro battle Mantis and his minions //Ernie Chan (signed)
Story: "War For Earthdeath" (17 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inker: Vince Colletta
Letterer: Ben Oda
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: Captain Cold, Captain Comet, Gorilla Grodd, Hi-Jack, Manhunter-clone, Mirror Master, Sinestro, Star Sapphire, Captain Boomerang, the Wizard (latter two last seen in issue #1), Copperhead (between issues #1 / 6; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Green Lantern
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Darkseid, Kalibak (last appearance of both in FIRST ISSUE SPECIAL #13), Mantis and his minions, Carstairs (last appearance in issue #1)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: On Apokolips, Darkseid reveals that he formed the Secret Society of Super-Villains to be a more efficient replacement for Inter-Gang.  Mantis defeats the Society members, but Star Sapphire and Manhunter escape.  Manhunter rallies the free members of the Society to come to the captives' rescue, and Star Sapphire contacts Green Lantern to come to their aid.  The Society frees its captured members and defeats Mantis in battle.  Darkseid, observing the conflict, declares that he and his son Kalibak will go to Earth to discipline them.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 4
December 1976
Cover: Kalibak vs. Grodd, Captain Boomerang, Sinestro, and Manhunter-clone as Black Racer and elevated train approach //Ernie Chan (signed)
Story: "When Thieves Fall Out" (17 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inkers: Ernie Chan, Vince Colletta
Feature Characters: Captain Boomerang, Captain Cold, Captain Comet, Gorilla Grodd, Manhunter-clone, Mirror Master, Sinestro, Star Sapphire II, Wizard, Gorilla Grodd (next appears in issue #8), Hi-Jack (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #167; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Green Lantern
GA: Black Racer (last appearance in NEW GODS #11)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman (last appearance in MR. MIRACLE #6)
Intro: A second butler (only appearance)
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Darkseid, Mantis, Kalibak (next appearance in MR. MIRACLE #21), Carstairs
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Wizard and Sinestro leave the team after the former banishes Hi-Jack to limbo.  Green Lantern battles Mantis, but ends up unwittingly recharging the power-sapping villain.   Mantis boasts that he will soon have more power than Darkseid, at which point Darkseid arrives.  Funky Flashman, a promoter, contacts several Society members with a proposal to become their publicity agent.  Finally, Kalibak battles Grodd and the Society, and as Mantis cowers before Darkseid, the Apokolips Lord points out the presence of the Black Racer, harbinger of death.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 5
February 1977
Cover: Sinestro vs. Star Sapphire II, Captain Comet, Green Lantern, and Hawkman //Ernie Chan / Vince Colletta (signed)
Story: "Endgame" (17 pages)
Editor: Denny O'Neil
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Rich Buckler
Inker: Vince Colletta
Feature Characters: Captain Cold (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139  (2)), Captain Boomerang, Star Sapphire, Wizard, Captain Comet (leaves the Secret Society in this story; next appears in DC SPECIAL #29), Manhunter clone (dies in this story), Mirror Master (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #143), Sinestro (next appears in issue #10; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Green Lantern, Green Arrow (last appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #466; next appears in GREEN LANTERN #92), Hawkman, Elongated Man, Superman (the Justice League of America; between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139 / DC SPECIAL #27), the Black Racer (last appearance)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Darkseid (next appears in NEW GODS #12), Mantis (last appearance)
Comment: This story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: Darkseid and Mantis battle the Secret Society members and the Lord of Apokolips escapes in a Boom Tube, with the Manhunter-clone sacrificing his life in an attempt to destroy the over-villain with explosives.  Captain Comet rescues Green Lantern and is taken to meet the Justice League, having decided to leave and oppose the Secret Society.  Soon, Green Lantern, Captain Comet, and Hawkman do battle with Sinestro, who is attempting to topple the Sinister Citadel with his yellow power ring.

DC Special No. 27
April-May 1977
Cover: Captain Comet, Tommy Tomorrow, and Brent Wood vs. tyrannosaurus rex and Tyrano Rex  //Rich Buckler / Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Story: "Danger: Dinosaurs At Large" (34 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Rich Buckler
Inker: Joe Rubinstein
Letterer: Milt Snapinn
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Captain Comet (between SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #5 / 6)
GS: Hawkman (between SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #5 / 6), Tommy Tomorrow (between SHOWCASE #47 / 100)
GA: Black Canary, Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, Wonder Woman (with Hawkman, appear as the Justice League of America)
Supporting Character: Brent Wood (last appearance in SHOWCASE #47; last appearance)
Intro: Dr. Schmidt (only appearance)
Villains: Chronos (last appearance in DC SUPER-STARS #10; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #143), Tyrano Rex (an evolved dinosaur; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A passing comet pulls Tommy Tomorrow and his starship into Earth's past, where he and his crew encounter dinosaurs, and also opens a time-rift that allows dinosaurs into the 20th Century, where Captain Comet, the Justice League, and their uneasy ally Chronos must deal with them.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 6
April 1977
Cover: Black Canary and Captain Comet fighting Captain Stingaree, Captain Cold, and Captain Boomerang to save Capt. James Carone and Capt. Timothy Nolin from ice-trap //Rich Buckler / Vince Colletta (signed)
Feature Characters: Star Sapphire (as Debbie Darnell; next appears in issue #8), the Wizard, Captain Cold (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139), Captain Boomerang (next appears in BATMAN #322), Copperhead (last appearance in issue #3), Lex Luthor (last appearance in DC SUPER-STARS #10), Captain Stingaree (between DETECTIVE COMICS #462 / 526; latter two join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Black Canary, Green Arrow  (last appearance for both in DC SPECIAL #27; all next appear in second story in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139), Hawkman, Captain Comet (last appearance for both in DC SPECIAL #27)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman
Intro: Captain James Carone, Captain Timothy Nolin, Jeff Peppard (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Captain Cold, Captain Stingaree, and Captain Boomerang kidnap three captains--of an astronaut crew, a ship, and a football team--and hold them for ransom, while Black Canary, Green Arrow, and Captain Comet strive to rescue them.  Meanwhile, a mysterious figure breaks Copperhead out of jail, and announces to the Secret Society that he is taking over.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 7
June 1977
Cover: Hawkgirl and Captain Comet trying to save Gregory Reed (in Superman costume) from Felix Faust, Matter Master, and the Wizard //Rich Buckler / Josef Rubinstein (signed)
Story: "Luthor's League of Super-Villains" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Rich Buckler
Inker: Bob Layton
Feature Characters: Wizard, Copperhead, Matter Master (last appearance in DC SUPER-STARS #10; next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #26), Felix Faust (last appearance in DC SUPER-STARS #10; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #182; latter two join the Secret Society in this story), Lex Luthor (next appears in BATMAN #291; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Hawkman (next appears in ADVENTURE COMICS #451), Hawkgirl (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #137; next appears in ADVENTURE COMICS #451), Captain Comet
GA: Batman (last appearance in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #137; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6)
Supporting Characters: Funky Flashman, Gregory Reed (last appearance in ACTION COMICS #445; next appears in SUPERMAN #297)
Synopsis: Lex Luthor, who liberated the Copperhead, declares himself the leader of the Secret Society after a brief battle with the Wizard.  He recruits the Matter Master and Felix Faust to help him attack Superman in Sapporo, Japan, where a Superman movie is being filmed. The three magicians mistake actor Gregory Reed for the real Man of Steel and provoke an attack, but Captain Comet and Hawkgirl go to Reed's aid.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 8
August 1977
Cover: Trickster and Gorilla Grodd vs. Captain Comet and Kid Flash //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Let the Villain Fit the Crime" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Rich Buckler
Inker: Bob Layton
Feature Characters: The Wizard, Star Sapphire (last appearance in issue #6), Copperhead (next appears in issue #12), Gorilla Grodd (last appearance in issue #5), the Trickster (last appearance in THE FLASH #243; joins the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet, Kid Flash (last appearance in TEEN TITANS #?)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman
Intro: Ernie (only appearance)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains, Andrew Mell (first and only appearance)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Kid Flash goes after Andrew Mell, a criminal who has recovered the Energy Prism, one of three Sorceror's Treasures formerly disposed of by Superman and Batman.  Mell uses the prism to defeat Kid Flash, but the Secret Society appears and steals the prism from him.  The young speedster manages to get to the JLA satellite, where he meets Captain Comet.  Comet joins him in a search for the Society.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 9
September 1977
Cover: Kid Flash, Captain Comet, and Trickster vs. Star Sapphire II, the Creeper, and Gorilla Grodd //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Turnabout Is Unfair Play" (1 page)
 Chapter 1: "Strange Politics Make" (5 pages)
 Chapter 2: "And Strange Bedfellows" (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Make Strange Disaster" (6 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Rich Buckler
Inker: Bob McLeod
Feature Characters: Wizard, Star Sapphire, Gorilla Grodd (latter two next appear in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13), Trickster, the Creeper (last appearance in ADVENTURE COMICS #447; joins the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet, Kid Flash (both next appear in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman
Intro: Giseppi Gello (only appearance)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains
Comment: This story continues in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13.
Synopsis: With Grodd temporarily in jail, Star Sapphire recruits the Creeper for the Secret Society, since it is widely believed he is a criminal.  The Creeper accepts, to get the chance to infiltrate and destroy the group from within.  Meanwhile, the Trickster offers his services to Kid Flash and Captain Comet, and the threesome take on the Secret Society as the latter steal the second of the Sorceror's Treasures.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 10
October 1977
Cover: Star Sapphire II, Wizard, and Gorilla Grodd vs. Captain Comet //Al Milgrom / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Triumph and Treachery" (1 page)
 Chapter 1: "Who's the Leader" (3 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Of the Band" (4 pages)
 Chapter 3: "That's Killing" (4 pages)
 Chatper 4: "You and Me" (5 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Jack Abel
Feature Characters: The Wizard (next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Star Sapphire, Gorilla Grodd (last appearance for both in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13; both next appear in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), the Creeper (next appears in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #249; leaves the Secret Society in this story), the Trickster (next appears in THE FLASH #254), Sinestro (last appearance in issue #5; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Bizarro No. 1 (last appearance in SUPERMAN #306; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Poison Ivy (last appearance in BATMAN #294; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Angle Man (last appearance in WONDER WOMAN #174; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6; gets new costume and Angler weapon in this story; latter four join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Ray Palmer (the Atom; between SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13 / 14)
Supporting Characters: Funky Flashman (next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6), Jean Loring (between SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13 / 14)
Other Characters: Lemurians (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13; last appearance)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains (next appear in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6)
Comment: This story continues from SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #13 and continues in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6.
Synopsis: Star Sapphire and the Creeper kidnap Jean Loring, whose mental powers to cause disaster are judged helpful to the Secret Society's cause.  Meanwhile, Captain Comet tries and fails to stop the Secret Society from stealing more of the Sorceror's Treasures, and Gorilla Grodd shows Funky Flashman his new recruits for the Secret Society: Bizarro No. 1, Poison Ivy, Angle Man, and Sinestro.

DC Special Series No. 6 (Secret Society of Super-Villains Special)
1977
Cover: Gorilla Grodd, Sinestro, Poison Ivy, Bizarro No. 1, and Angle Man facing Superman, Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Captain Comet //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Death Times Five" (34 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Arvell M. Jones
Inker: Bob McLeod
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: Gorilla Grodd, Star Sapphire II (last appearance for both in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; both next appear in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14) , Sinestro (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #254), Angle Man (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in WONDER WOMAN #243), Poison Ivy (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in BATMAN FAMILY #17), Bizarro No. 1 (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in SUPERMAN #333; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet (between SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10 / 11), Superman (last appearance in BLACK LIGHTNING #5; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #147), Batman (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #7; next appears in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #246), Flash (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #11; next appears in THE FLASH #254), Green Lantern (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #12; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #147), Wonder Woman (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #146; next appears in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14; latter six appear as the Justice League of America; between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #146 / 147)
GA: Guardians of the Universe
Cameo appearances: Trickster, Creeper (as illusions), Jor-El, Lara (as statues)
Supporting Characters: Funky Flashman (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14), Iris Allen (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #11; next appears in THE FLASH #254)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains (last appearance in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10; next appears in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14)
Comment: This story continues from SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #10 and continues in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14.
Synopsis: Against Funky Flashman's will, the new Secret Society of Super-Villains puts into action a plot to gang up on five Justice League members, one by one, and to kill them.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 11
December 1977
Cover: Captain Comet vs. Gorilla Grodd, Wizard, Star Sapphire II, and Floronic Man //Rich Buckler (signed)
Story: "A Changing of the Guard" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Joe Orlando
Letterer: Ben Oda
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Wizard (gets new costume and the Sorceror's Treasure weapons in this story), Floronic Man, Star Sapphire II (last appearance for both in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14), Gorilla Grodd (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14; next appears in DC SPECIAL SERIES #11; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet (last appearance in DC SPECIAL SERIES #6)
Supporting Character: Funky Flashman (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14; last appearance; New Earth Funky Flashman first appears in MR. MIRACLE SPECIAL #1)
Intro: District Attorney Felton (only appearance)
Cameo appearances: Creeper, Jean Loring, Superman, Bizarro No. 1, Sinestro, Batman, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Angle Man, Atom, Trickster, Kid Flash (all in flashback)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains (last appearance in SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14)
Comment: Story continues from SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #14 and continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Gorilla Grodd is imprisoned in Gorilla City following his battle against Wonder Woman and the Atom. Captain Comet thinks that the Society has been destroyed, and resumes his romance with "Debbie", the girl who is secretly the Star Sapphire.  The Wizard tricks the authorities into bringing him the cloak, glove, and magic prism of the Sorceror's Treasures, which he uses to reenergize himself, break prison, and give himself a new uniform.  Once freed, he joins with Star Sapphire and the Floronic Man, reveals that he has been the secret backer of the Secret Society since Darkseid's exodus, and gives Funky Flashman the magical bum's rush.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 12
January 1978
Cover: Captain Comet chasing Wizard, Star Sapphire II, Blockbuster, and Professor Zoom through dimensional portal //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "The Plunder Plan" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Bob McLeod
Letterer: Ben Oda
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Wizard, Floronic Man, Star Sapphire II, Copperhead (between issues #8 / 15), Blockbuster (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #135), Professor Zoom (last appearance in THE FLASH #237; both join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet, Robin (last appearance in SHOWCASE #100; next appears in BATMAN FAMILY #18)
GA: Batman (last appearance in CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #87; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #155)
Cameo appearances: Gorilla Grodd, Fiddler, Icicle, Star-Spangled Kid, Power Girl, Flash of Earth-2, Thinker (in flashback)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Blockbuster and Professor Zoom are recruited for the Secret Society, and the Wizard offers his fellow members a proposition: come with him to Earth-Two, and steal that world blind.  They consent, and go to Earth-Two through a dimensional transporter commandeered from S.T.A.R. labs.  Captain Comet trails them, and enters the transporter in pursuit.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 13
March 1978
Cover: Johnny Quick, Superwoman, Power Ring, Captain Comet, Wizard, Professor Zoom, and Star Sapphire II //Rich Buckler / Bob McLeod (signed)
Story: "One Earth Too Many" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Bob Smith
Letterer: Adam Kubert
Feature Characters: Wizard, Star Sapphire II, Floronic Man, Professor Zoom, Blockbuster (the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet
Cameo appearances: Green Lantern, Flash, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Owlman, Ultraman, Dr. Mid-Nite, Starman, Hawkman, Black Canary, Dr. Fate (in flashback)
Villains: Secret Society of Super-Villains, Crime Syndicate of America (Power Ring, Superwoman, Johnny Quick of Earth-3; last appearance for all in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #30)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
 No explanation is given as to why Ultraman and Owlman have not been freed from their dimensional prison along with the other three Crime Syndicate members.
Synopsis: A dimensional storm sends the Secret Society members and Captain Comet into Earth-Three, rather than Earth-One, and free three members of the Crime Syndicate of America from the prison between worlds in which they had been held.  The Wizard determines that they must gain three power objects of the Syndicators to complete their journey to Earth-2, which they do.  The Secret Society phases out to Earth-2,  and Captain Comet soon finds himself confronted by Power Ring, Johnny Quick, and Superwoman.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 14
May 1978
Cover: Captain Comet, Power Ring, Johnny Quick, Superwoman, and humans transformed into monsters //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Crisis On Earth-3 (Reprise)" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Bob Smith
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Characters: The Wizard, Professor Zoom, Star Sapphire II, Blockbuster (the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet
Intro: Lois Lane of Earth-3 (next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #1)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains, the Crime Syndicate of America (Power Ring, Superwoman, Johnny Quick of Earth-3; all next appear in ALL-STAR SQUADRON #13)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: Before he can follow the Secret Society to Earth-Two, Captain Comet must battle the Crime Syndicate trio, with the tainted energies of Power Ring's power battery transforming people into monsters.

Secret Society of Super-Villains No. 15
July 1978
Cover: Wizard, Blockbuster, and Floronic Man vs. Atom of Earth-2 and Dr. Mid-Nite //Rich Buckler / Dick Giordano (signed)
Story: "The Wizard's War of the Worlds" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Bob Smith
Letterer: Jean Simek
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Characters: The Wizard, Professor Zoom, Floronic Man, Star Sapphire II, Blockbuster (all next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2), Copperhead (last appearance in issue #12), Mirror Master (last appearance in THE FLASH #256; next appears in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2), the Silver Ghost (last appearance in FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2; next appears in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2; joins the Secret Society in this issue; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Captain Comet (next appears in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2), Atom of Earth-Two, Dr. Mid-Nite (last appearance for both in ALL-STAR COMICS #74; both next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Cameo appearances: Mr. Terrific, Johnny Thunder and his Thunderbolt, Spectre, Sandman, Power Girl, Star-Spangled Kid, Hourman, Black Canary I, and Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, and Hawkman of Earth-2, Sizematic Twins, Quakemaster, Chronos, Killer Moth, Uncle Sam, Phantom Lady, Ray, Black Condor, Doll Man, Human Bomb, Firebrand I
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains (next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Comment: This story continues in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2.
Synopsis: The Wizard convinces the Secret Society to go along with his plan to eliminate the Justice Society members one-by-one from Earth-2, where they now reside, starting with the less powerful members.  They are successful in capturing the Atom and Dr. Mid-Nite.  Meanwhile, on Earth-One, the Silver Ghost hires Mirror Master and Copperhead for a new Secret Society grouping which he will assign to do one thing: kill the Freedom Fighters.

Cancelled Comic Cavalcade No. 2
Fall 1978
Cover: Mirror Master, Silver Ghost, Chronos, and Copperhead vs. Human Bomb, Uncle Sam, Doll Man, Firebrand, Ray, Phantom Lady, and Black Condor //Alex Saviuk / Dick Giordano
Story: "Murder Times Seven" (18 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Mike Vosburg
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Feature Characters: Wizard (next appears in ADVENTURE COMICS #460), Professor Zoom (next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #1), Star Sapphire, Floronic Man, Blockbuster (all next appear in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #166), Silver Ghost, Mirror Master, Copperhead (last appearance for all in SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #15), Killer Moth (last appearance in BATMAN FAMILY #15), Quakemaster (last appearance in DC SPECIAL #28), Sizematic I (last appearance in TEEN TITANS #47; latter three join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Black Condor, Doll Man, Firebrand, Human Bomb, Phantom Lady, Ray, Uncle Sam (the Freedom Fighters; last appearance in FREEDOM FIGHTERS #15; Ray next appears in a story intended for publication in BLACK LIGHTNING #11), Atom, Dr. Mid-Nite (both next appear in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #166), Mr. Terrific (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #102; next appears in ADVENTURE COMICS #465; origin retold in this story)
Cameo appearances: Batman (as an illusion), Big Shot, Wanda Wilson, Billie Wilson (in flashback)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains
Comment: This story continues from SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #15.
Synopsis: The Silver Ghost hires several more super-villains to lure the Freedom Fighters into four separate cities, disguised as the Ghost himself.  Quakemaster and Killer Moth knock the Ray out of action in Metropolis, and Uncle Sam and Doll Man are confronted by Sizematic and Copperhead in Sun City.  Meanwhile, the five main members of the Secret Society attack and capture Mr. Terrific on Earth-Two.

Story: "Death In Silver" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Letterer: Shelly Leferman?
Feature Characters: Sizematic I (last appearance), Copperhead (next appears in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5), Silver Ghost, Quakemaster (both next appear in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #9), Mirror Master (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #158), Killer Moth (next appears in DETECTIVE COMICS #526), Chronos (between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #143 / 158), Sizematic II (last appearance in TEEN TITANS #47; last appearance; latter two join the Secret Society in this story; all appear as the Secret Society of Super-Villains)
GS: Uncle Sam, Doll Man, Black Condor, Phantom Lady, Human Bomb (origin retold in this story; all next appear in DC COMICS PRESENTS #62), Firebrand (next appears in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7; all appear as the Freedom Fighters)
Cameo appearance: Prof. Lincoln (in flashback)
Villains: The Secret Society of Super-Villains (last appearance of this particular grouping)
Comments: This is the final unpublished issue of SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS.  These pages are presented uninked and uncredited.
 Scripter Bob Rozakis has revealed that in the succeeding two issues the secret origin of Star Sapphire II would have been revealed, the Silver Ghost would have been revealed as a Nazi commandant from Earth-X,  and the Freedom Fighters would have joined forces with the Justice Society to defeat the two Secret Societies of Super-Villains.  The Freedom Fighters would have returned to Earth-X and the Justice Society members, after liberating their captive members (the fourth of whom was to be Johnny Thunder), would have chased the Secret Society members led by the Wizard through a warp into Earth-One.  The Wizard's Secret Society next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #166, but before the flashback part of that story, the Wizard briefly springs a trap on the Flash in ADVENTURE COMICS #460 and Professor Zoom takes time out to battle Superman and the Flash in DC COMICS PRESENTS #1-2.
Synopsis: Copperhead and the Sizematic Twins overcome Doll Man and Uncle Sam, while Chronos and Mirror Master defeat and capture Black Condor and Phantom Lady in Central City.  Quakemaster, Killer Moth, and the Silver Ghost himself best the Human Bomb and Firebrand in Coast City.  After the Silver Ghost mentions knowing Firebrand's secret identity, he unmasks before the Earth-X hero, who is astonished at seeing the Ghost's real face.

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