A man named Sylvester Pemberton tracks down Chloe and tells her he knows about her team of superheroes and needs their help. However, before he can explain who he is, he is attacked and killed by Icicle. Clark and Chloe's investigation leads Clark to the former headquarters of the Justice Society of America, an underground team of superheros, where he meets up with Nelson (AKA: Dr. Fate), Carter Hall (AKA: Hawkman) and Courtney (AKA: Star Girl). Courtney pleads with Hawkman and Dr. Fate to help her catch the killer that is targeting their group but they are reluctant to resume their duties as superheroes. Clark, John Jones, Green Arrow and Chloe team up to help the JSA stop Icicle before he murders another member of the group. Meanwhile, Lois receives a package from a mysterious agency called Checkmate, run by the shadowy Amanda Waller.
Did You Know?
According to writer Geoff Johns
, there were no corporate restrictions in terms of what JSA members could be featured, meaning any major omissions (such as Jay Garrick, who appears only briefly in footage depicting the team's past) were due to creative choices rather than impositions. See more
Icicle mistakenly calls "Waller" "Walter". See more
The two people that were murdered had criminal records. But it's all fabricated. Clark, they were vigilantes like the Blur. Part of an underground group of honest to goodness spandex-sporting superheroes. I met one of them; he was wearing a gold-plated helmet and a cape. Which actually looked pretty good.
And that's all you know?
No. Their leader, a man named Carter Hall, almost killed one of their enemies. Someone named the Icicle. He had a son. And here's the weird thing. He was plucked from ...