During the morning rush hour, a bridge collapsed. Superman repaired it despite Superboy's attempts to help threatening the bridge's stability. The incident was witnessed by Bruce Wayne from his tower.
Devastation made her way to the podium. Before she could get there, she disappeared in a flash of light. Superman and Superboy also disappeared.
Metropolis December 1, 10:29 EST
Beta Squad contacted the Cave about the disappearances. In a conference with Alpha Squad, the League and the Cave, Nightwing formed Gamma Squad. Miss Martian and Lagoon Boy were to split off; the rest continued their mission.
Metropolis December 1, 10:30 EST
Gamma Squad departed as Batgirl took over command of Beta.
The League and Team members listened to Red Tornado's report of the whereabouts of the other Leaguers. Beast Boy and Bumblebee took Noor Harjavti to Bibbo's Diner for safekeeping. At LexCorp, Otis informed Luthor that the force field had allowed Match to escape.
The Collector of Worlds's ship fired an energy beam at the force field, to no apparent effect. Atom realized the force field was likely being generated from inside. Nightwing informed the heroes inside the field.
Plastic Man kept watch over Batgirl at the edge of the force field. Beast Boy and Bumblebee continued to guard Noor at Bibbo's. Black Lightning and Jim Harper moved down the tunnel left by the alien probe. Martian Manhunter and Flash waited for a response from the alien ship.
Metropolis December 1, 17:30 EST
Plastic Man shifted into a message board to ask Batgirl if she was okay. She responded with a holographic smiley face. Both were surprised when Match erupted from the ground near Batgirl.
Metropolis December 1, 17:45 EST
Manhunter, Flash and Atom infiltrated the alien ship. They were confronted by the Collector of Worlds, who they attempted to attack.
Metropolis December 1, 17:54 EST
Black Lightning and Jim climbed out from the tunnel, and reported to Bumblebee and Beast Boy. They had been unable to affect the probe and asked the young heroes to come and attack it from the inside out. Karen and Gar reluctantly left Noor at Bibbo's.
Aboard the Collector's ship, the three Leaguers were soundly defeated and dumped out of the ship through a hatch in the floor. However, the concealed Alpha Squad were able to enter the ship through the hatch.
Metropolis December 1, 18:03 EST
At Bibbo's Diner, Queen Bee and her accomplices captured Bibbo and Noor and replaced them with Krolotean robots.
Beast Boy and Bumblebee headed to the probe at the center of the bubble. At the edge, Batgirl fought Match.
Metropolis December 1, 18:20 EST
Outside the bubble, Plastic Man noticed a trench appearing. The city was shrinking, and he could do nothing about it. Meanwhile, Batgirl finished off her fight with Match, but was knocked out in the process. A LexCorp van hauled Match away.
Metropolis December 1, 18:31 EST
Black Lightning and Jim Harper subdued rioters.
Metropolis December 1, 18:33 EST
Batgirl was helped up by Black Lightning and Jim Harper. Bumblebee and Beast Boy contacted her, saying they found a way to shut down the force field. Batgirl ordered them to proceed.
Metropolis December 1, 19:03 EST
Following the discovery of the tampering with the force field, the Collector was forced to shut down the shrinking beam. Nightwing and Captain Atom convinced him to restore the city and leave Earth.
Metropolis December 1, 22:03 EST
The heroes gathered in the park, musing on the coincidence of two alien incursions on the same day.
Speedy had traveled to Metropolis to exact his revenge on Lex Luthor. He blew up Luthor's office on the top floor of the LexCorp tower, and fought Mercy in the building's parking garage. In the end, Luthor persuaded the boy not to kill him, by giving him a state of the art robotic arm.