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  • Recommended by loracarol
  • Gen pairings when any, occasionally canon like Superman/Lois. Mostly focuses on Flash/friendships, though not always.
  • She has four stories for the DCAU, and three that focus mainly on the Flash, and his Rogues gallery; however she had an excellent drabble fic that has amazing stories in it as well.
    • Wife about Captain Cold, and his wife.
    • Villains about the end of "Divided We Fall" as seen (on TV) through the eyes of Flash's Rogues gallery.
    • Everybody Comes To Harry's about the "little hole in the wall on Fourth" Flash's Rogues regularly frequent.
    • Snapshot Collection, a series of ficlets of varying lengths - answering questions that include "Where does Superman keep his cape?" Answer: see the 21st snapshot for details.


  • Recommended by BANKERBAX, Soulseller
  • Parings Mostly Superman/Batman Clark/Bruce slash.
  • Mithen's stories are well written, well thought out and well worth reading. She has several stories taking place in detailed A Us she created herself. Even if Clark/Bruce isn't your thing you could appreciate the writing!
    • Music of the Spheres Batman and Superman meet and are forced to work with each other. Bruce and Clark meet and fall in love. An epic AU consisting of several long stories and a few side stories. Heaps of slash.
    • The House of the Earth An absolutely brilliant AU. Authors description: The House of the Earth" is an AU series in which a few thousand Kryptonians escaped the destruction of Krypton and came to Earth, enslaving its people. Kal-El, heir to the powerful House of El, has just returned from over a decade of off-world schooling to find that his cousin Kara has purchased a new personal slave.
    • The Gardens of Wayne Manor Clark Kent's life goes in an unexpected direction at an early age and ends up entangled with Bruce Wayne's. It follows their lives for over a decade, starting from when they were children up until they become heroes. The set up seems foreign at first glance but is handled in a way that makes you feel it could be canon. As they are young there is more subtle and oblivious romance than actual cushion pushin'.
    • Earth and Sky series Authors description: This series explores the possibility that Superman and Batman had a romantic relationship in the AU world shown by Jeph Loeb in the "Absolute Power" story arc, and the effects that would have on the canon versions of the characters.
    • Four First Kisses Superman is dead. Batman refuses to accept this. Time travel fic. [Winner of the 2006 World's Finest Awards for Long Story and Romance]
    • 36 Views of Mount Fuji This series is meant to be a fairly light-hearted look at the year starting after the Superman/Batman Annual #1, where Clark and Bruce meet on a cruise. It covers four separate trips to Japan and the experiences the two of them have there. It's largely a chance for me to enjoy imagining two very American superheroes travelling around Japan and—eventually—falling in love.
    • There are plenty more fics by this author, go read them!!!
      • Soulseller: Mithen is a superb writer that has something for everyone. If you're uncomfortable with mature sex scenes, just sample some of her equally excellent fluffy writing. And she also has gen or het fics available. Nobody should miss this supreme author and I can hardly think of any better author, living or dead.

The Dillonsverse by Lia Brown

  • Recommended by Kilgore Trout
  • Pairing(s): The Top/Golden Glider.
  • Synopsis: Lia Brown's "Dillonsverse" is an AU, mostly featuring stories focusing on The Flash's Rogues. In this continuity neither Roscoe Dillon nor Lisa Snart ever died. In fact they finally got married and had a couple of kids. Life for the two of them isn't always rosy, however...
  • Comments: You could begin at the beginning, crazy as that idea is, but I actually recommend starting with the third story: Holiday Mayhem. IMHO, that's where Lia starts to really hit her stride.

The Diary of Ralph Dibny

  • Recommended by noheartxanother
  • "My therapist said I should write this because he's a goddamned tool."
  • Synopsis: By Al Ewing in 2006-2007, this is presented as a 'behind-the-scenes' look at Ralph Dibny's journey through the events of 52 via his psychiatrist-mandated blog, showing him as a delusional, narcissistic, sociopathic never-was determined to get revenge on all who have ever wronged him (or at least get back the money they owe them) and prove himself to the world, or failing that, die in the most spectacular fashion possible. Obviously, hijinks ensue.
  • Comments: An absolutely hilarious black-comedy look at the underside of the DCU by a writer who would go on to become one of Marvel's biggest names, neatly folding in the events of the 52 series as it was happening within his own off-kilter plot, as well as the comments of those posting in-character as the likes of Green Arrow, Jean Loring and Wonder Girl. To say the characters are taken in a misanthropic direction would be an understatement, but if the idea of Elongated Man pooping in Dr. Fate's helmet for getting him in deep with the Hell Mafia or planning suicide-via-Cosmic-Treadmill to go out remaking the universe in his image appeals, give it a shot.

Dark Mark link

  • Recommended by Tron80
  • Dark Mark writes long, epic tales often focused on Supergirl and involving most of the heroes and villains of The DCU. His stories are usually set in the Golden and Silver Ages but they're completely accessible and understandable to newer fans.
  • His Marvel universe stories are also highly recomendable.

DC Fan Universe

  • Recommended by Spider_Jaws
  • The DC Universe, reimagined!
  • It's a huge writing community written by several writers creating their own takes on DC characters. It's fantastic.

     General Fics  

Respect is Earned by Mists

  • Recommended by loracarol
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Mostly a Gen Fic with some Bats/Diana elements. (NO Bats/Flash Slash. There is no Slash in this story).
  • Synopsis: Respect is never given, it is earned. This is the story of how Wally earns Bruce's respect. A Flash and Batman friendship Fan Fiction.
  • Comments: The Flash has been injured and it's decided that he would stay at Batman's place until he's healed. Will he survive? Will Batman? And what about Alfred's warnings on Bats' cooking? This delves a little into the backstory of The Flash, which works out pretty well because the DCAU Flash doesn't really have a backstory. Although it starts light and comedic, there's a bit of a Cerebus Syndrome towards the middle/end as the plot thickens. It does have a sequel of sorts called From Respect to Friendship that happens mostly after RiE, (except the first chapter). From Respect to Friendship is a drabble-like story, with hints towards the sequel called The Double Edged Sword (which looks like it has been abandoned, however).

Coffee with Alfred by Dunyazade

  • Recommended by Lady Nomad
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: No pairings, just Batman/Superman friendship.
  • Synopsis: Batman discovers what Alfred does in the mornings.
  • Comments: This is a very fun story that shows the relationships between Alfred and Bruce and Bruce and Clark. It also makes Batman funny in a realistic way.

The Greatest Story Finally Told by Mr. Chaos

  • Recommended by nicknack
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Booster/Tracy Simmons.
  • Synopsis: In The Greatest Story Never Told, Booster Gold saved the world, only for no one to learn the truth...or so we were led to think. Taking place between Greatest and Dark Heart, learn how Booster went from Crowd Control to True Hero.
  • Comments: A fanmade sequel to The Greatest Story Never Told that just has to be read by anyone who is a fan of the DCAU. How good is it? This troper likes it, and she isn't even a DCAU fan. Perhaps the best fanfic starring Booster Gold that has ever been written.
    • The author does tend to paint the authority figures on the Justice League in rather negative light, and whether this is good or bad is up to you. The story is about the Justice League Founders realizing that they were wrong to reprimand Booster for abandoning his crowd control job while everyone else was fighting Mordru. Booster's culpability, and the fact that he has alot of behavioral issues he needs to correct, are ignored or brushed aside. At least, that's this tropers opinion (and seconded by Loracarol). If you really like Booster Gold, then this is DEFINITELY the fic for you. If you don't, well...

Flash By Northwest by Merlin Missy

  • Recommended by Zephyr 7
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Mostly gen though in the AU, there was a Love Triangle between Green Lantern, Vixen and Hawkgirl
  • Synopsis: The Big Seven (plus one) are trapped inside a world created by a magical artifact. As the body count rises, familiar faces hide deadly secrets and it's up to Flash to save them.
  • Comments: A definite read for anyone interested in mystery. I found the characterizations of every character done well, even if some of the AU characters are different than their original characters due to being in a story and having different roles.

Terry's Quest for Tea Cakes by Marie Nomad

  • Recommended by Cybertoy 00
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Some Terry/Dana in the beginning, but not the focus of the story.
  • Synopsis: For old Bruce Wayne's birthday, Terry McGinnis decides to make his mentor some tea cake, just like Alfred used to do. Unfortunately, he doesn't know the recipe.
  • ''Comments: Humorous and heartwarming, and filled continuity nods to both the DCAU and the regular comics. Also featuring a special appearance of a character not seen since B:TAS!

World in Your Eyes by jamjar

  • Recommended by Valjean
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Clark Kent and Planet Earth, a moment between them.
  • Comments: A very brief, whimsical little character study of Clark Kent, his fierce, innocent adoration of his adopted planet, and how it causes his eternally cheerful, wide-eyed idealist demeanor. Guaranteed to click on the lightbulb inside the head of anyone who has wondered just why Superman fans like him so much.

Invasion by Syl Francis

  • Recommended by Pacifist
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The JLA and Titans face an alien invasion.
  • Comments: An old JLA/Titans epic that makes you feel like you've got an 80's graphic novel in front of you.

Those Who Are Both by Marbleglove

  • Recommended by Looney Toons
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Superman eavesdrops on a confrontation between Batman and Lex Luthor and thinks back along the history of his enmity with Luthor.
  • Comments: An interesting short speculating on the true nature of the relationship between Luthor and Superman. While it could be set in any Superman continuity, it does make reference to events from Smallville.

Probationary Member by Adrian Tullberg

  • Recommended by Tropers/trekie140
  • Status: Complete
  • "Synopsis": Batman brings a new recruit into the JLA ... but there's something he doesn't know ...
  • "Comments": It's quite funny, focuses on the characters, and is well written despite a few typos. It's just a good story with good characters and a surprisingly good premise. It really has all the ingredients for a dumb Slash Fic with a Mary Sue, but ends up telling (in spite of the comedy) a very serious, down to earth, and intelligent story of an unconventional new member of the Justice League and the consequences they all face.

Less Than Zero by Kenchi 618

  • Recommended by Reppuzan
  • Status: Ongoing
  • "Synopsis": It's one thing to enter the world of heroes and villains, it's another thing entirely to find your way back out again. That's a bitter truth to swallow when you want no part of the life to begin with. A hasty decision from a young man with his back against the wall sends him down a path of which there is no return. OC main character.
  • Comments: A lot of OC stories fail to hit the mark in fanfiction, either coming off as too overpowered or too unrealistic to be engaging. This is not one of those stories. Centered around OC Max Gabriel/Null who (like a lot of tech-based superheroes) finds a supersuit he never knew about in what amounts to a high-security closet. What does he do with it? Become a thief of course! A believable main character who makes friends and enemies out of iconic members of the DC Franchise with excellent characterization that mixes humor with non-stop action. Catwoman lovers should take a look as she is a primary supporting character. One warning though, this story comes from a man who loves to write novel-length stories as a hobby. It may only be a year old but it's packing 130k+ words and still going while he's writing other stories. If you're looking for a quick read, don't bother. Rated M for frequent cussing, occasional flirtation, and infrequent gore.

Victory Bonds by Copperbadge

  • Recommended by Addikt
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The year is 1947, and Daily Planet front-pagers Clark Kent and "Louis" Lane are about to get the story of their careers, courtesy of the fledgling Justice League: the enigmatic Superman, the spy-turned-vigilante codenamed Bat, intelligence agent and newly minted Green Lantern Alan Scott, and Ambassador Diana, Princess of Themyscira.
  • Pairings: Clark Kent/Lois Lane, but this fic has a lot going on beyond that and works well as a Gen fic.
  • Comments: Don't let this 1st person fic fool you. Victory Bonds is an excellent well-researched and written post WWII DC AU. It's just too much fun to read and imagine our favorite characters existing in this verse. It's exciting to see how the Justice League forms, with the villans being very much a product of the period. Also, a very interesting take on how Superman disguses himself while in uniform. While I recommend this to any Justice League fans, this fic is highly recommended for Superman or Clark/Lois fans.

Empty Graves by Unpretty

  • Recommended by Pseudopartition
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Time travelers who plan to kill Superman never account for Martha Kent in their plans. She may not be the World's Finest, but she's a mother with a shotgun, and all told that might be scarier.
  • Comments: A great character study of Martha Kent and her influence on Clark that's both hilarious and unexpectedly heartwarming.

Imagine That, by The Sh33p

  • Recommended by: Tron 80
  • Status: Complete.
  • Synopsis: In which the most obvious fact of Superman is that he's not.
  • Pairings: Clark/Lois (implied).
  • Tags: Drama.

A Very Kara Christmas by Dark Mark (alternate link)

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: One-shot
  • Synopsis: The story of Supergirl's first Christmas, and how she came to learn what this holiday meant to Earth people, and to herself. Set during her orphanage days and guest-starring Superman. Earth-One universe.
  • Tags: Drama, Family.

Superman of 2499: The Great Confrontation by DarkMark

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Part I completed. Part II dead.
  • Synopsis: Why did the Legion of Super-Heroes have to go 1,000 years into the past to recruit Superboy for their team? The answer lies in a tragedy that took place 500 years before their time, 500 years after Superman I's, which the world, and possibly the universe, would never forget...
  • Tags: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Apokalypsis: An Unremembered Death by TesubCalle

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Barbara Gordon receives some cryptic messages that lead her to rediscover memories of a long-forgotten friendship.
  • Tags: Angst, Supernatural

Hanging the Drapes by Persephone Kore

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl counters Mr. Mxyzptlk's latest 'prank': the attempt to make Earth as Krypton... or is he really trying?
  • Tags: Adventure, Drama

It's a Good Life by RenaRoo

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Clark's birthday comes this year with a few surprises awaiting him.
  • Tags: Family, Slice-of-life.

never wanted a lover (always wanted to be loved) by Anonymous

  • Recommended by: KeyaS
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Between them, Dick Grayson and Donna Troy have enough love for the entire world. That doesn't mean they'll ever understand romance.
  • Tags: Friendship
  • Comments: A short, sweet exploration of Dick and Donna's friendship through the context of aromanticism.

     Alternate Universe Fics  

Inviolate by scriviner

  • Recommended by Banichi
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Someone messed with Luthor's mind. Someone was going to pay. A mystery that slowly unveils a terrible secret within the DCU and Lex's response to what he finds.
  • Pairing: Various levels of Lex/Mercy/Eve.
  • Comments: A nice look inside a non-deranged, but still utterly ruthless Lex Luthor's mind.

Invincible by torches

  • Recommended by Valjean
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Tim Drake thinks Superman is invulnerable. Doomsday comes, and everything changes.
  • Comments: a wonderfully heartwrenching piece about the death of Superman at the hands of Doomsday, in a world where Tim Drake and Jimmy Olsen are close friends, and both found out Clark Kent's secret early on. Warning for a suicide attempt and other disturbing content.

The Metropolitan Man by alexanderwales

  • Recommended by Traiden
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The year is 1934, and Superman has arrived in Metropolis. Features Lex Luthor as the villain protagonist as he comes to grips with the arrival of an alien god. Occasional point-of-view chapters/sections featuring Lois Lane. Takes place outside any established comics continuity. Updates once a week on Sundays, and should last about a dozen chapters.
  • Pairing: None.
  • Comments: Very well written. Really shows you how intelligent Lex really is and how the world should have reacted to the Man of Steel. The Villain Protagonist means that YMMV. — To me this was an exercise in nihilism and petty thinking. Lex and Lois both act out of their own varieties of small-minded jealousy which they rationalise as taking necessary steps to preserve 'human' interests. Similarly, Superman proves to be a hick masquerading as a Superman. The writing skill of this author is not in doubt, but the story may leave a sour taste in your mouth for some time. — Mac Shimi.

Superman: The Age of Superheroes - 1938 to Tomorrow by Supercharles

  • Recommended by Drgyen
  • Status: Complete
  • Comments: An epic, fantastical retelling of the DC Universe from its Golden Age beginnings, starting from Jerry Siegel's original origin story of Superman to the formation of the Justice Society of America fighting in World War II.

Batman 1939: The Dangers of Being Cold by Stewart M

  • Recommended by Fanta-Chia
  • Status: Complete
  • Comments: The first in a completed series called 'Batman 1939,' this story keeps Batman brilliant and formidable without succumbing to the temptation of making him too smart to fail. The mystery elements are compelling, the fight scenes are thrilling, and the dialogue is flawlessly in character across the board. Someone should hire this man to write comic books.

No Trinity by Worffan and others (FF.Net Link)

  • Recommended by randomideaguy
  • Status: In Progress
  • Comments: A pseudo "TV series" taking place in an alternate universe wherein the Trinity (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman) never become superheroes. Of course, there's quite a bit more to it than that - the series quickly goes off the rails from established canon but it's character focus is quite good and lets people shine that might've otherwise been in the background.

A Force of Four by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After her cousin's death, Kara Zor-L, Power Girl, must protect Earth-2 in Superman's stead. Her job will get considerably harder when an old enemy of Wonder Woman breaks out three Kryptonian criminals imprisoned by her cousin several decades ago.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Justice League Infinite by J.A.Phillips.

  • Recommended by: Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Completed
  • Synopsis: AU. They are the world's greatest heroes, and their first line of defense against the greatest threats to mankind: A farmer, a queen, a PhD, a thrill-seeker, a rule breaker, a wanted fugitive, and a madman...Evil doesn't stand a chance. Rated T for violence and coarse language.
  • Pairing(s): None, but some are mentioned: Wonder Woman/Mera, Poison Ivy/Artemis (implied)

Course Corrections by several authors (Round-Robin)

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Eobard Thawne runs back in time to the Age of the Heroes, accidentally creating a ripple in the fabric of history and creating a new timeline where among other changes Kara Zor-El's ship isn't delayed and she raises Kal-El on Earth after being taken in by the Kents.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Superman and Man by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron 80
  • Status: One-shot.
  • Synopsis: Pre-Crisis AU. A very special person exchanges bodies unwillingly with Superman, and the Man of Steel, in a paralytic's body, learns of a different kind of heroism. Dedicated to the memory of Christopher Reeve
  • Pairings: Clark/Lois.
  • Tags: Drama, Action.

Hellsister Trilogy by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In an alternate universe where she didn't die during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Supergirl returns to the future to team with the Legion of Super-Heroes in an adventure which pits her against her evil doppleganger in a battle to the death, while Rokyn and Daxam face destruction and the Legion's mightiest foe threatens to command all the evil of the universe.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Stranger In A Strange Land series by Moirae (TigerDragon) and TiaNadiezja

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Earth isn't what Kara Zor-El expected. Dirty, primitive, messy. She came expecting to raise her infant cousin and found him a grown man. She came expecting to raise him, and finds him trying to parent her. This is the story of a lost girl who only ever wanted to be a scientist, and about the world she's about to change.
  • Pairings: Kara Zor-El/Barbara Gordon, Kara Zor-El/Dick Grayson
  • Tags: Drama, Comfort.

The Return by The Laughing Vulcan

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl is brought back after her death in the Crisis.
  • Tags: Adventure, Family

World of the Lost by Philip S

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A world that has never known about the existence of super beings becomes a new home to some forgotten heroes. Only some people are not happy about these newcomers and plan to do something about it.
  • Tags: Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Unfantastic Adventures of Bizarro No 1 by Dark Mark (FF.Net Link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Bizarro sets forth on a crusade to save the square world of Htrae from Blue Kryptonite meanies who aren't even decent enough to make war on the Bizarros, if he can just think up a plan that has so little a chance of success that it's feasible.
  • Tags: Comedy

Batman and the Outsiders: Dance With The Demons by Dark Mark (FF.Net Link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: On the day of Bruce Wayne's wedding to Selina Kyle, she is struck by an unknown assassin. Now Batman and his band must find out who did the deed... and deal out their own personal justice.
  • Pairing(s): Batman/Catwoman
  • Tags: Drama, Action, Romance

The Road to Happiness, The Long One by Destiny'sPathlayer

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: AU. Callum Orson, along with his best friend/confidant Mason, go through their lives as best buds, but after Cal saves Kara Danvers, the adopted daughter of one Mr. and Mrs. Kent of Kent Corporations, Cal needs to figure out whether or not to tell Kara his secret, a secret very few even know.
  • Pairing(s): Superman/Lois Lane
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

Red, White, & Blonde Part I: RED by KryptoKin (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl is dead. The world is in mourning. The lives of all who loved her have been changed forever. This series follows various DC characters who were close to Supergirl. Follow them as they mourn the loss of someone they loved and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Sequel to The Other Side of the Story. Red, White, & Blonde Part II: WHITE sequel ongoing.
  • Pairing(s): Several
  • Tags: Angst, Tragedy

Girl of Steel by Megamatt09 (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kara has to step up to take the mantle of her cousin after the consequences of the final battle with Lex Luthor. Good thing she has friends and a good support network, because she's going to need it.
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Batgirl/Wonder Girl
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Kara Of Rokyn by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Ariachus
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In an alternate universe where she didn't die during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Kara has given up her superheroic identity to live as a normal woman among her own kind on Rokyn, the world settled by Kryptonian survivors from Kandor. However, she finds that heroism is a hard habit to break, that danger and adventure can be found even on her new homeworld, and that the Supergirl identity isn't that easy to relinquish…
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

     Shipping Fics  

Bylines and Bracelets by dreiser

  • Recommended by Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Lois Lane never believed in love at first sight but that was before Metropolis gained a Wonder Woman.
  • Pairing: Wonder Woman/Lois Lane.

Heart of the Bat by TonyStarkakaIronMan

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairing(s): Barbara/Dick, Batman/Wonder Woman, Barbara/Bruce
  • Synopsis: How has Batman's involvement with the Justice League affected those around him? This tale follows the Justice League Unlimited episodes in relation to the changes that come along with the events in the lives of the Bat-family.
  • Comments: Extremely well-written and devastatingly emotional in parts. It expands on the canon episodes in a way that makes one wonder if this writer has had experience writing actual episodes of JLU.

Smooth, Real Smooth by Kipling Nori

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Diana's a stalker and Bruce likes to perform laser hair removal. Yes, you read that correctly.
  • Pairing: Batman/Wonder Woman
  • Comments: Absolutely hysterical all while keeping Bruce and Diana in character. Easily some of the best written banter between the two of them that this troper has ever read.

Porridge by Mostly Harmless III

  • Recommended by Cinna the Poet
  • Status: Complete
  • Warnings: "Violence, spoilers, language. And it's dark."
  • Synopsis: After Batman dies, Superman is determined to recreate him, no matter what it takes.
  • Pairing: Batman/Superman, bits of Superman/Jason Todd
  • Comments: Holy... Even if slash isn't your thing, Porridge is definitely worth reading. At 20,000 words, it's one of the longest one-shots I've ever read, and in that time it manages to weave an epic of frustration and ingenuity. Computer!Bruce is fantastically written. Probably the best fanfic I've ever read.

Nothing in Moderation by Lavendar Gaia

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Batman/Wonder Woman
  • Synopsis: Batman begrudingly agrees to allow The Flash to decorate the Watchtower for Christmas. The result is horrifying and Bruce is quickly running out of patience. Wonder Woman decides to make it a little easier on him.
  • Comments: Easily one of the most humorous stories that involve Batman while still keeping him completely in character.

A Minor Problem by Lavender Gaia

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Batman/Wonder Woman
  • Synopsis: Batman gets the hiccups on board of the Watchtower. No, really.
  • Comments: If JLU had a Funny Moments in fanfiction, it would be this.

Misc Mistakes, Misunderstandings, & Misconceptions by Aurora0628

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Batman/Wonder Woman, Superman/Lois Lane, Batman/Catwoman, and maybe Superman/Wonder Woman if you squint
  • Synopsis: Wonder Woman wants Batman. Batman wants no one. The rest of the world wants Wonder Woman to end up with Superman. Basically, it's a humorous telling of how Diana tries to develop a relationship with Bruce despite the fact that everyone in the world seems to think she is more than Just Friends with Superman.
  • Comments: Very funny, amazingly well-written, and quite touching. Possibly the most in-character this troper has ever seen Diana be written in fanfiction.

Bulletproof Love by perch

  • Recommended by Cedarleaf
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Aquagirl/Warhawk
  • Synopsis: A cute little story of two very different teammates enjoying a quiet moment together.
  • Comments: Just a short, sweet little fic about two often overlooked characters from the future JLU.

Years After by Patricia de Lioncourt

  • Recommended by Much Ado About Nonny
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairings: Batman/Harley Quinn (no, don't leave yet...), Poison Ivy/ Clayface
  • Synopsis: The year is 2012, and things in Gotham are a little different. Batman is no longer needed, and his Rogues' Gallery mostly all come to sanity. But when a new force threatens to bring back the criminals, will the Dark Knight reemerge?
  • Comments: Very well done in this troper's book. The style is creative, and the writer is realistic about the Rogues' en masse Heel–Face Turn. A bit optimistic for my tastes at some points, though it's nothing a good flashback Character Development can't fix. Unfortunately seems to be dead at five chapters...though the writer is working on multiple other fics simaltaneously, so there is a slight chance she might get back to it.

Hope is a Thing With Leather by Merlin Missy

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Terry/Max
  • Synopsis: "They've been dancing around this unnamed space for years." A look into how Terry and Max's relationship in regards to crime-fighting progresses over time. Things don't always stay so professional when you're all each other has in the world.
  • Comments: Brilliantly written, fast-paced, gut-wrenching, and realistic. Easily one of the best written fanfics for the Terry-Max pairing.

Prismacolor Shadows by Neo Nails

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Mainly Terry/Max, but some Terry/Dana.
  • Synopsis: A series of vignettes from different characters points of view all connected to colors.
  • Comments: Remarkably well-written. It features many perspectives and all of them are in-character.

Sleep by DJRabidPunk

  • Recommended by Kyoko
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Max likes Terry when he's sleep-deprived and pretty.
  • Pairing: Slight Terry/Max.
  • Comments: A light, humorous look at Terry and Max's relationship. It's not heavy or long, it's just a fast, amusing read with plenty of enjoyment to be had by fans and non-fans of the pairing alike.

20 One Shots by Bekkoni

  • Recommended by Lady Nomad
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: 20 drabbles/one-shots based on 20 one-word prompts. Prompt 20: Future. Mostly Founding Member-based, with lots of Trinity and Batman-centric stories. These can be read in any order. Occasional fluff warning, plus rare swearing.
  • Pairing: Diana/Bruce, Clark/Bruce friendship
  • Comments: This is a fun series of ficlets that stands on their own but do connect with each other. They really showed the friendship between the trinity.

Sovenance by Shobogan

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl dies when she fights the Anti-Monitor. Barbara gives Kara's eulogy. There's a lot she doesn't say. Even if the universe doesn't remember Kara Zor-El, she will do.
  • Pairings: Supergirl/Batgirl
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Silver Girls by BradyGirl_12

  • Recommended by: Lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Drabbles exploring the relationship between Supergirl and Batgirl.
  • Pairings: Batgirl/Supergirl
  • Tags: Romance.

The Girl Who Fell to Earth by NorJC

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant (last updated July 2017)
  • Synopsis: What if Kara Zor-El was eighteen years old rather than 'sweet sixteen' when she'd arrived on Earth and Kara and Bruce Wayne found that opposites most certainly do attract? An AU telling of "Superman/Batman: The Supergirl From Krypton"
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Batman
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

A Better Life by Rahhsuper

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant (last updated March 2017)
  • Synopsis: Kara Zor-El has had some crazy life, being an alien from an advanced civilization, with superpowers that rival some gods, she has finally managed to blend in with humans. But now a new challenge rises that will change her world forever.
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Red Hood
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

"Maybe this is the Real World" by Kara_Querl

  • Recommended by: Ariachus
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "He was thinking of the shape of her laugh when he smelled what he had done. Another experiment over baked. 1 of 62 he was currently conducting. No matter. It was worth it. She was always worth it even if it was just a fleeting memory."
  • Pairing: Brainiac 5/Supergirl
  • Tags: Romance, Drama.



The Laughing Fox by Lord Drafon Claw

  • Recommended Kereea
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: An insane crossover between Justice League and Naruto where the young Naruto grows up under the care of The Joker and Harley Quinn who move to Konoha when he's five and become the Uzumaki Clan with the Joker becoming a top interrogator.
  • Comments: This fic never stops the laughter, though it does delve into the darker sides of the Joker and Naruto by extension, it still never stops being funny. The Joker is simply a riot, and becomes a very powerful ninja along with Harley and Naruto with the use of fish, squirting flowers, slapstick, and pure insanity. The author admits in the summary that it is not to be taken too seriously, so some suspension of disbelief is warranted for certain scenes (like Naruto fighting Kiba in the preliminaires).
    • Comment #2 Though a good story, true, and suspending your disbelief is neccesary to read this book, some doubts on the author's treatment of basically all the DCAU's 'good guys'. Maybe not the author's intention, but the Joker's got on a new pair of pants when compared to the spoilerd event-type thingy that could rub people the wrong way. The rest is pretty good, however.

Connecting The Dots by Afalstein

  • Recommended by Luc
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "Bruce, tell me again why this arm is so important." "Because it came from another dimension." The discovery of an arm with a mouth attached leads the League to suspect a possible extradimensional invasion is imminent. Those fears seem founded when a dozen powerful young fighters appear scattered around the country, and contact is suddenly lost with the Titans.
  • Pairings: NaruHina.
  • Comments: Crossover with Naruto.

Justice League Ponyland by LM

  • Recommended by Pacifist
  • Status: Dead
  • Note: This is written using the JLI and My Little Ponies characters from the 80's and 90's.
  • Synopsis: "They called themselves Booster Gold and Blue Beetle and in many universes that fact alone would have introduced them to a padded cell, even without the costumes." Booster and Beetle find themselves in Ponyland.
  • Comments: A hilarious read.

Joy to the World by Peonywinx

  • Recommended by Dark Dranzer
  • Status: Complete
  • Note: Diamond Earth is Peonywinx's own take on the DC Universe. Covers JL, the Outsiders, TT, Legion of Superheroes and others
  • Synopsis: A Tales of Diamond Earth Christmas special, an anthology of short stories featuring some of DC's most beloved characters as they deal with their own unique Christmas situations. Be it a heartwarming dinner with family, a kickass crime-fighting spree, an enigmatic mystery, or a comical wild goose chase, Christmas 2002 in the Diamond Earth universe will be one to remember.
  • Comments: Encompasses nearly every team and character that appears, each celebrating the holiday season in their own way, whether you're far away from home or snuggling up with a nice hot chocolate each story will make you smile and finish off with a nice warm feeling, just like the kind you get on the holiday season, oh and hardcore DC readers? Guess which characters appear I'm sure you'll be more than pleasantly surprised. Definitely worth a read.

Last Child of Krypton by Chuckman

  • Recommended by: Duder Skanks, Mach Rider 1985
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A crossover with Neon Genesis Evangelion where Shinji Ikari is genetically altered with DNA before he was born. Fourteen years later a different Shinji arrived at Tokyo 3. One calm, well-adjusted, kind, understanding and... wearing glasses?!? And who's that mysterious caped individual flying around fighting Angels? Seele and the Angels might not be the only things to worry about this time... As the story progresses more elements of The DCU are introduced Asuka becomes the next Wonder Woman, another character gets appointed as a Green Lantern... and Darkseid is revealed being the Man Behind the Man.
  • Tags: Action, Drama, Romance

Superwomen of Eva 2: Lone Heir of Krypton by Mike 313

  • Recommended by: Mach Rider 1985
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Neon Genesis Evangelion. Due to a minor miscalculation on Jor-El's part, Kal-El's ship crash-lands in Germany, killing him, and STAR Labs takes it for analysis. Several years later Asuka's mother goes to STAR Labs to get an in vitro fertilization and she unknowingly gets one of her eggs fertilized with Kryptonian DNA. Asuka never knew who her biological father was, but she assumed he was someone extraordinary. She had no idea how right she was until her powers begin surfacing. At the beginning she uses them to show off due to be a lonely, affection-starved child, but she slowly realizes having huge powers entails huge responsibility, and everybody expects her being a beacon of morality and courage. Not wanting to get anybody disappointed she starts out the path to become a true hero as she thinks her biological father would have been.
  • Tags: Action, Drama, Romance.

We'll believe a man can WHAT?! by Thuktun Flishithy ( link)

The Vampire of Steel by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Drawn by a vision of a blood-red moon over the Sears Tower, Buffy Summers comes to Chicago in search of vampires, and meets the city's resident heroine, the Girl of Steel. About a year after Buffy's and Supergirl's first meeting, the two meet again, to deal with the menace of a vampire who may be from Kara's home planet.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Displaced by The Unforgiving Mountain Jew (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dead (last updated January 2017)
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Spider-Man. Teenager Peter Parker was minding his own business when some random disembodied voice started telling him that he was needed before plucking him from his home city and dropping him off in Gotham without directions or a general idea of what just happened. Now, for the foreseeable future, he's stuck in the crime capital of America with no money, resources or a plan. But what else was new? Peter's appearance during a Joker plot kicks of an unprecedented gang war, which gradually gets other heroes such like Supergirl involved.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

The Rebirth by Dylan Clearbrook Website link

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Marvel universe. A while after the Amalgam event, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic and Professor Xavier have the chance of bring a lost soul back. First instalment of a multi-part saga.
  • Tags: Action, Adventure, Romance

Justice League The Spider by Agent-G

  • Recommended by lillolillo and bbb35
  • Status: Complete
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Synopsis:
    • Justice League: The Spider: Crossover Justice League/Ultimate Marvel''. Spider-Man loses his family while battling the Green Goblin and considers to leap off a bridge. Instead he's taken to another universe where he joins the Justice League. (Complete)
    • The Spider and The Question: The Question starts to dig for answers on one of the newest members of the League: Spider-Man. (Complete)
    • Death of a Spider: To the world Peter Parker and Spider-Man are dead. How do those that knew him take the news? This fic is linked to my story Justice League: The Spider in another section. (Complete)
    • Peter and Kara: One Shot based on my story Justice League: The Spider. Take a look at the day in the life of Peter and Kara a few months after the end of the first story. (Complete)
    • Justice League The Spider: Trinity: This is an AU of my JL The Spider story for all of you that wanted to see Peter getting together with Donna and Kara. Enjoy this little 'What if' one shot. (Complete)
    • Web of Cadmus: Here it is the sequel to Justice League The Spider. Cadmus is making their own plans and a new team, will this team be a threat to the League and there are strangely familiar faces inside of this new team as well. (Complete)
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

SmallvilleX: Evolution by ben10987654321

  • Recommended by Tropers/batguy, The Rich Sheik, and bbb35
  • Crossover with: Crossover with X-Men: Evolution, Wolverine and the X-Men, Superman: The Animated Series, and Spider-Man.
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis:
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution: Clark ends up attending a certain school for the 'gifted'. Smallville/X-Men: Evolution x-over. (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution Year 2:1: Crusade: 3 months after he vanished Clark returns and the X-Men soon find themselves facing off against old and new foes alike in the search for the 3 Kryptonian Stones of Power. (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution Year 2:2: Best Served Cold: With the distraction of the meteor shower and the arrival of the Disciples of Zod, Lionel Luthor escapes from SHIELD and embarks upon his plans for revenge upon Superman and the X-Men. Can they survive what Lionel is about to bring down upon their heads? (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution Year 2:3: Dark Horizons: For months the X-Men have heard tell a prophesy of a great dark power on the horizon, about to rise and now his time has come. Can the X-Men stop his rise or will the world truly tremble once more in the presence of Apocalypse? (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution: Ascension: The X-Men's task was simple. Prevent Apocalypse's escape. They failed. Now they face having to stop a foe of near limitless power before he can enact his plans for both the world and a certain Last Son of Krypton. (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution: Reality Unravelled: Clark faces a threat that potentially could unravel all of existence as he knows it and in the process he learns some shocking revelations about the true nature of the universe he resides in. (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX: Evolution Year 3:1: Hellfire Burns Eternal: The fallout from the battle with Apocalypse continues as the X-Men start a new school year with a new Principal, Milton Fine, who seems to have an unhealthy obsession with Clark...and he is not the only one as mystical and demonic forces gather to destroy the prophesied Star Child. (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX Evolution Year 3:(1:5): The Search for Magik: After Illyana's true nature was revealed she vanished and now the search for her is on. Can the X-Men find her before they learn how she can be the worst enemy imaginable? Also Clark has some 'splainin to do! (Complete)
    • SmallvilleX Evolution Year 3:2: Clones, Copies and Collectors: Spider-Man deals with the Clone Saga courtesy of the Green Goblin while Jean comes into conflict with a woman who exactly shares her face...and oh yeah the Collector of Worlds has come to add one of Earth's great cities to his collection. Can Superman stop it? I sure hope so. (In Progress)
  • Pairings: Clark/Rogue, Lex/Lana
    • YMMV: The first echos many elements of Spider-X. Later books drop much of the lightness and romance of the first story and get rather dark and complex (including Alpha Couple Clark and Rogue break up and Rogue becomes evil and betrays all the X-Men to the Brotherhood. There is little warning for this, as the author seems to constantly foreshadow Clark and Rogue working things out so readers should be warned that the third book reads like a totally different series.

Smallville Spider Man Series by Russkafin

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis:
    • Smallville Spider-Man: Destiny: A crossover between Smallville and the Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy universe. Clark Kent and Chloe Sullivan head to New York City when Chloe wins a writing contest sponsored by the Daily Bugle. When they are paired up with photographer Peter Parker, they are pulled into a deadly web of revenge between Spider-Man and Harry Osborn. Takes place between the Smallville episodes "Fever" and "Rosetta. (Complete)
    • Smallville Spider-Man 2: Power: A sequel to Smallville Spider-Man: Destiny. When Clark is approached for membership in The Ultimates, he may need Peter Parker to save him from what he's getting himself into. Set during Smallville season five. (Complete)
    • Smallville Spider-Man 3: Responsibility: When Harry Osborn is kidnapped by a new villain with an old grudge and Nick Fury is trapped in the Phantom Zone, Clark Kent and Peter Parker find they must join forces once again. Takes place after Smallville season 7. (Complete)
    • Smallville Spider-Man 4: Resolve: When Lex Luthor is elected president he enacts a master plan to rid the world of superheroes. Now Superman, Spider-Man, and their recently formed Justice League must work together to stop him before it's too late. (Complete)
    • Smallville Spider-Man 5: Infinite: Darkseid, En Sabah Nur, and the Anti-Life Equation on one side. Lex Luthor, Ra's Al Ghul, and a Secret Society of Villains attempting to assemble the Infinity Gems on the other. The united heroes of the newly formed Justice League Avengers, caught in the middle. Who, if anyone, will survive this ultimate war for the fate of all reality? (Ongoing)

The Last Son By The Writer With No Name

  • Recommended by Pygmalion, The Rich Sheik and bbb35
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Crossover with: X-Men: Evolution
  • Synopsis:
    • The Last Son, Book One: Gatherings: AU Season 1. In the early days of the Institute, Charles Xavier finds a young man with a great legacy: Kal-El, the Last Son of Krypton. He will change the X-Men's world forever. Crossover with Superman. Rated T to be safe. (Complete)
    • The Last Son, Book Two: Reckonings: AU Season 2. Crossover with Superman. In his second year at the Institute, the young Man of Steel must deal with new friends, new foes, and growing public curiosity. Rated T for now. (Complete)
    • The Last Son, Book Three: Changes: AU S3. Xover with Superman and Justice League. Mutants are public knowledge. Superman is no longer myth. With this change the Man of Steel and his new team strive to make a difference in the world..but they and the X-Men have their work cut out for them. (Complete)
    • A Day at the Mall with Superman: In the wake of his toughest year yet, Clark runs into some old friends on a routine mission. Realizing the Man of Steel needs cheering up, our favourite six take him on a trip down memory lane. Post-series 6Teen, post Book 3 in Last Son. (Complete)
    • The Tragedy of Nir-El and Ly'Neia: A Tale of the Last Son Universe: Before Krypton's Last Son ever came to Earth, Krypton was nearly drawn into the aeons-long Kree-Skrull War, which led to the development of the dealiest weapon in known space...but there is far more. This is the story of a distant ancestor of the Man of Steel, and an outcast Skrull princess. This is the story of Nir-El and Ly'Neia, and how their love shaped the Last Son Universe. (Dead; last updated November 2014)
    • The Last Son, Book Four: Destinies: AU S4. Xover with Superman and Justice League. In the wake of General Zod's treachery, Superman, the Justice League, and the X-Men find the world threatened by evils far worse than any they have ever encountered before. As prophecy begins to unfold, can the young Man of Steel and his fellow heroes defend the Earth against the horrors that loom to threaten it? (Ongoing)
  • Comments: This is one of the best crossover fics between Marvel and DC that I have ever read. What initially starts as a simple Superman/X-Men crossover eventually turns into a MASSIVE crossover between what appears to be the entire Marvel and DC universes. A three-part story (with a fourth currently incomplete), this is an enormous feat of writing, and one that The Writer With No Name accomplished amazingly well. Of note is how Superman, while the main character, does not dominate the narrative - other members of the X-Men (and later, the JLA) have their moments in the spotlight. Aspects of this fic are taken from the X-Men: Evolution TV show, Ultimate Marvel, DC comics, and a variety of other comics and TV shows that feature these characters. While long (1,446,213 words and counting for all three parts), it is an amazing read! Now if only somebody would make a TV show out of this...
    • While I do have to admit that this fic has a lot of flaws, such as overpowered DC characters, underpowered Marvel characters, and a stupid love interest who is NOT Lois Lane, this was the first fanfic I ever read and also helped get interested into Marvel. A must read for people first getting into fanfics.

The Adventures of the Blue Morpho by coldblue2015

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Crossover with: The Venture Bros.
  • Synopsis: Henchmen. Not exactly something to inspire to become when you get older, right? Well, it was the only thing I was good at and was comfortable with. Except now I'm in a new Universe dealing with something that I thought was fantasy. Does that mean my Universe was consider fantasy or a cartoon? Enough of that. Let see what good old Gary Fischer can do in one of the many DC Universes.

Turning Tides by Avatar Conner

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Crossover with: The Legend of Korra
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Isolation is all Arno knew for the past few years. After his father's passing he made a mistake that still haunts him to this day, but now his duty has brought him to Republic City. One of the most populated places on Earth, his secret is going to be hard to keep quiet about.

Justice Marvel by lyokoMARVELanime

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Crossover with: Captain America
  • Synopsis: After the whole ordeal in Atlantis, the League thought everything was resolved, but it turns out that their most recent adventure had opened the door for a living legend to return. Witness what things will become of the DCAU once the First Avenger joins the Justice League!

The Amazing, the Ultimate and Beyondby HandAssassinSpider-man

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Peter Parker never really saw himself as one of the world's greatest heroes, never thought he'd ever live up to the examples set by the likes of Batman and Superman. But when the Earth falls under threat from an enemy unlike any he and the planet has ever faced, he's going to learn pretty quickly that sometimes you don't need to be super to be a hero, sometimes amazing is enough...

The Ghostly Leaguer by TheWhiteTitan

  • Recommended by Amazing Cartoon Hero
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Crossover with: Danny Phantom
  • Synopsis: Danny Fenton was just a normal kid before the lab accident. Now, after receiving a strange cry for help, he became one of Earth's mightiest heroes! Read and find out how Danny Phantom lives the life of the hero! AU. Before the Justice League was formed and a few months after Danny got his powers!

Days of Justice by Goliath101

  • Recommended by Amazing Cartoon Hero
  • Status: Dormant; last updated January 2018
  • Crossover with: Danny Phantom
  • Synopsis: After facing the Ultimate Enemy, Danny Phantom begins to encounter other heroes, like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Power Girl, Hawkman and Hawkgirl, Dr Fate, The Flash, Green Lantern, Shazam and others! When the world is threatened by the forces of evil, they unite to form the Justice League of America!

Lex Marks the Spot by dogbertcarroll

  • Recommended by: Ariachus
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Buffy the Vampire Slayer crossover. Xander Harris finds himself inside Lex Luthor's body in the DC Universe. He's sure his friends will eventually rescue him, so he decides to toss a few monkey wrenches into the workings of the universe while he's there. Everyone has to have a hobby after all.
  • Tags: Humor, Sci-Fi.

    Fan Vid 

One on One by Jake Thomas

  • Recommended by Kchishol
  • A suspicious young runaway woman is interviewed in the park by Clark Kent, who promises to give back her lighter and leave her alone after he asks 10 questions.
  • Comments: With only a shoestring budget, Jake Thomas creates a powerfully simple story in which Clark Kent satisfies his curiosity and concern for a lonely girl. In doing so, he inspires her with a reason to hope not through superhuman feats, but through the simple compassion to listen.

    Fan Webcomics 
Batgirl & Supergirl by Mike Maihack (DeviantArt link)
  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Batgirl is serious and committed. Supergirl is cheerful and carefree. They are best friends, even if Kara's permanent liveliness always drives overly-serious Barbara crazy.
  • Tags: Comedy.

Hope by Dan Haring

  • Recommended by Jeduthun
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): None.
  • Synopsis: A short, elegant fan comic by Disney artist Dan Haring shows Superman stopping by the Kent farm to have a touching conversation with his mother, who encourages him with some wisdom about dealing with the times he can't save people.
  • Comments: It's just a little eight-page comic, but in one short vignette that's nothing more than a chat between Clark and Martha, Haring captures the essential heart of the Superman legend better than many elaborate official stories and movies manage to do. Be prepared for a few heartwarming sniffles and the sudden urge to call your mom afterward.

Super Antics by Kerry Callen


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