* In ''Action Comics'' #864, which acts as an epilogue to ''Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes'', Lightning Lad escorts Superman back to the 21st Century, and Batman walks in on the two reminiscing on old times. Batman and Garth are uneasy towards one another right away, Batman due to his mistrust of time travelers, and Garth because of Batman's jerk ass attitude. By the end of it, as Garth is ready to depart back to the future with the bodies of Karate Kid and one of Triplicate Girl's duplicates, he apologizes to Batman for having got on his case. Garth then thanks Superman for the time they spent talking about old times, ad that he was more of a brother to him than Mekt ever was.
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