Paul Dini (head writer); Keith Giffen (story consultant); Tony Bedard
Pete Woods; Tom Derenick
Pete Woods; Wayne Faucher
Steve Wands [as Swands]
Challengers of the Beyond [Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Donna Troy; Jason Todd]; Ray Palmer [Atom]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-51); Wonder Woman (Earth-51); Red Tornado (Earth-51): Jimmy Olsen; Forager; Brother Eye; VILLAINS: Solomon the Monitor; Monitors; Monarch [Nathaniel Adam]; Crime Society [Ultraman (Earth-3); Superwoman (Earth-3); Power Ring (Earth-3)]; Queen Belthera; Donna Troy; Myrmidons; Superman-Prime [Clark Kent] (cameo); Booster Gold; Gorgon [Dr. Mortimer] (Earth-8)
The Monarch's forces fight the Monitors on Earth-51, a new villain is introduced and the Batman of Earth-51 confronts Jason Todd.
Dan Didio takes a tour through the DC offices, checking in on Jann Jones, Mark Chiarello and Matt Idelson. Hot list - COUNTDOWN #16, GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #4 and SALVATION RUN #3. House ad for COUNTDOWN #15.