The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation

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  • February 9: The four remaining members of the Conglomerate – Animal Man, Fire, Guy Gardner, Ice, and Sargon the Sorcerer – arrive in Detroit, where Thomas Kord (father of Ted Kord, the Beetle) has leased the Bunker from Heywood Industries as the team's new headquarters. John Constantine, already there waiting for them, asks for Sargon's help to fight a warlock in India. Sargon agrees but has to meet with Captain Comet first. Two hours later, Guy Gardner finds a note from Sargon explaining his absence. Guy changes the portrait of the Detroit-era JLA to the current Conglomerate membership. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 1: Moving Day”]
  • February 16: Two porpoises follow Aquaman's command to place the coffin containing Ted Kord's body on the island of Kooey Kooey Kooey, and two natives put it in a special cave there, where 173 other coffins have already been placed. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 1: Moving Day”]
  • February 23: J'onn J'onzz (Martian Manhunter) receives a crate of Oreo cookies from Catherine Cobert and blows off a date with Nubia (Wonder Woman II) to eat them. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 1: Moving Day”]
  • March 2: Catherine Cobert meets with Mister Miracle and Oberon in Gateway City. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 1: Moving Day”]
  • March 9: Catherine Cobert meets with Dr. Kimiyo Hoshi (Doctor Light II) in Japan. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 1: Moving Day”]
  • March 16: Catherine Cobert and Boris Dimitravich Razumihin meet with Dmitri Pushkin, a participant in the Rocket Red program in Russia. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 2: Propositions”]
  • March 23: Guy Gardner fantasizes about leading a Conglomerate full of the world's greatest heroes. Elsewhere, Metamorpho declines Catherine Cobert's offer of membership in the Justice League International. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 2: Justice League International”]

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March 30: A new Injustice League (Major Disaster, Bork, Clock King, Cluemaster, Multi-Man, and G'nort G'neesmacher) attacks the Conglomerate at the Bunker. A new hero called Booster Gold helps the Conglomerate and is voted in as its newest member, while G'nort becomes the Conglomerate's unofficial mascot. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 2-3”]

Full summary

  • March 30: Maxwell Lord recruits Sigrid Nansen (Icemaiden II). Catherine Cobert meets with the Crimson Fox in Paris, France. The Conglomerate has an uneventful meeting. Metamorpho discusses Catherine Cobert's plans with Batman and the Outsiders, and Batman sets up a meeting with the JLA. The Bunker is attacked by the new Injustice League: Bork, Clock King, Cluemaster, Major Disaster, Multi-Man, as well as the Green Lantern called G'nort G'neesmacher. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 2: Justice League International”]
  • The Conglomerate and the Injustice League battle. Meanwhile, Maxwell Lord has four recruits now and is changing them according to a vision from a dream. Returning to his office, he is surprised to find an unknown figure sitting there. A new hero called Booster Gold arrives to help the Conglomerate defeat the Injustice League, and Ice proposes that Booster join the team. G'nort, having been set straight about the criminal intentions of the Injustice League, tags along. At a JLA meeting, Martian Manhunter displays a discussion he had with Catherine Cobert a week earlier, in which she revealed that she has copyrighted the name Justice League and plans to use Justice League International as her new team's name. Black Canary wears a gaudy new costume and black flattop wig, which Green Arrow and the other JLAers dislike. Batman and Martian Manhunter leave to visit Catherine Cobert. In Detroit, the Conglomerate inducts Booster Gold as their newest member and tell G'nort that no super-team can have more than one Green Lantern at a time. Animal Man instinctually finds Booster Gold suspicious. Booster Gold tells the team that he's from the future, he and the Blue Beetle were supposed to be a team, and the Conglomerate was supposed to have another name. Catherine Cobert arrives at the Bunker to offer the team the name of Justice League International. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Chapter 3: The Injustice League”]
  • May: In Washington, D.C., Rick Flag seeks Amanda Waller's help over the disappearance of Karin Grace, alias Goldstar. [“The Conglomerate: Conglomeration and Amalgamation, Epilogue: The Flag and the Wall”]

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