The Martian Manhunter finally fought off Gorilla Grodd's technologically enhanced telepathic illusion and realized that he was still under the sea. "...I... am not burning. Conspiracy... It's a conspiracy. They all struck at once... all at once." As the Alien Atlas burst up from the depths on into the heights, the Flash ran across the waters on his way to meet Superman... indefinitely.
J'Onn J'Onzz flew to Midway City, mentally calling out to Carter Hall. Hawkman and Hawkgirl had been attacked in their civilian identities by the Toyman, but had managed to survive the ensuing fire that ravaged their museum. The Manhunter explained to them both that all of their foes were on the offensive.
"Chapter Five" was plotted and painted by Alex Ross. The script was provided by Jim Krueger, and the penciled layouts by Doug Braithwaite.
Continue the story through these character-specific posts:
- Elongated Man & Aquaman at Justice League Detroit
- Ray Palmer with Carter & Shiera Hall at Power of the Atom
- Wonder Woman versus the Cheetah at Diana Prince
- Captain Marvel, Superman, Green Lantern, Black Canary & Green Arrow at DC Bloodlines