THE AMERICAN WAY #1
The 1960s were a decade of incredible change for America. It was a time of innocence. It was a time of optimism. It was a time of heroes.In the early '40s, the United States government hatched a plan to create the Civil Defense Corps: a group of "super-heroes" who could fight alien invasions, evil super-powered beings, and communism, all in front of an adoring public, courtesy of television. But that dream was far from reality by the '60s, as new C.D.C. Marketing Director Wesley Catham is about to discover. How far will America go to protect its dream of a better tomorrow?
THE AMERICAN WAY #3
The New American makes his debut, and America welcomes its new hero! But his identity is kept secret, since Wes isn't sure the American public is ready for an African-American hero. Plus, a brutal crime is committed by someone in the ranks of the C.D.C. — and it will change everything.
THE AMERICAN WAY #5
The psychotic Hellbent and New American do battle as Wes's plan has gone horribly wrong! Can the New American overcome this titanic threat when three of the most powerful members of the CDC failed, costing a life? And just how far will he be willing to go for revenge?
THE AMERICAN WAY #7
Open combat has erupted in the ranks of the Civil Defense Force, and the New American is at the center of it! With America's super-heroes fighting before television cameras, the President makes a difficult decision about America's super-hero civil war!
THE AMERICAN WAY #2
Tragedy strikes America's heroes as one of their own falls in combat! As for new Civil Defense Corps marketing director Wesley Catham, he couldn't have asked for a more difficult start: how do you spin the death of a popular hero without having the public lose faith in national security? The answer: introduce a new hero!
THE AMERICAN WAY #4
With the revelation of the New American's identity, racial tensions in the CDC reach a boiling point! In a desperate attempt to quell any tensions with the American public, Wes helps devise a desperate, dangerous plan to win support for America's new hero: stage a real life-and-death battle with the most vicious super villain ever "created"!
THE AMERICAN WAY #6
Racial tensions down South ignite following the brutal death of a white villain at the hands of the New American! The Southern members of the fractured C.D.C. want to apprehend the rogue hero to have him stand trial for murder — but will that action spark a civil war among America's heroes?
THE AMERICAN WAY #8
The critically acclaimed series comes to an astounding conclusion as the "ultimate solution" authorized by the President is effected. Will any of the heroes survive what comes? Will America ever be the same?