End of Summer
FANZING: The Independent Online DC Comics Fan Magazine
Issue 24 January, 2000
This Issue:
DC's History of the

The Legion of Screwed-Up People
by Chaim Mattis Keller
Discover the shocking secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes when they go on Jerry Springer!
So You Want To Be A Hero?
by Matt Morrison
A look at the superhero MUX.
Crisis on the Infinite Planets #s 7-12
by Gary Ancheta
Gary's take on the post-Crisis Crisis concludes.
Writing Challenge Results!
Team-Ups and Crossovers Intro
1 Home -- Michael Rees
2 Last Herald of Galactus -- Dannell Lites
3 Beyond the Pale -- David Lotempio
4 Skartaris -- David R. Black
5 Sibling Rivalry -- Gil Carter
6 Girltalk -- Erik Merk
7 The Bodyguard -- Syl Francis
8 -- David Schock
Conclusion and Winner!
"Tinyas" by Melissa Wilson; background by Bill Wiist
Comic Book Quote of the Month:
The Red Bee: "The one time me and Jack's dad teamed up…he had a rod drawing power from the stars…and I had two trained bees. And he still treated me like an equal. "
Starman #37
Art & Fiction:

Art Challenge
Fanzing's 1st art challenge of the year 2000!
Previous Challenge Results
Redesign a Costume!
We proclaim a winner!
Writing Challenge
Arkham Asylum's VACATION!
YOU write a story in which Batman's enemies leave Gotham for better opportunities! This new Challenge comes with an accompanying fiction crossover piece!

Fiction: The Case of the Mining Mishaps
by Chaim Mattis Keller
A Star Hawkins Mystery -- Sex, gold, gambling and political intrigue…what more could you want?
Fiction: Conversation With A Legend
by Dannell Lites
A pre-reboot Valor story dealing with his unwanted status as the "Messiah" of the 30th Century
Fiction: I Am Grodd
by Joel Rea
Act II: Barry Allen discovers some disturbing clues.
Fiction: Batman -- DNA
by Jon Karl Haynes
Part 3: What would you do with Batman's I.D.?
Sector 2814 Art Gallery
Where fan art shines like a Green Lantern's ring!
This month: Kingdom Come Clark and Diana
Triad and Kid Quantum of the LSH


Thoughts at 3:00 A.M.
by Ye Olde Editor
by Joey Fuentes


DCU Digest
by Chaim Mattis Keller
SPECIAL Y3K version of the Digest!!!
The Hall of Justice - Character Profiles
by Alan Kistler
Batman One Million
JLA Casebook
by Michael Hutchison
What was I thinking when I liked this comic?
An analysis of JLTF #10-12 and JLA #224

Comics Cabana
by Chaim Mattis Keller and David R. Black
"LSH: Legion of the Damned", "Starman: Stars My Destination" and "Guns of the Dragon" Reviewed
Senseless Stats
by Joey Fuentes
DC's rejected plans for the year 2000
Site of the Month
…and a sneak peak of next month's issue!
back cover art by Bill Wiist

Next Month:
The Speed Force!

Flashes, Quicks and Impulse!
Plus: The first submissions for our writing challenge

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