The heroes of the JSA react to the murder of Sue Dibney, seeing to their loved ones and searching for who was responsible. Dr. Mid-Nite and Mr. Terrific perform the autopsy, trying to find clues to the identity of her killer.
In 1951, Johnny Thunder is trying to convince the Atom that he should keep fighting and not quit the JSA, but Atom believes that the JSA is finished. The House Un-American Activities Committee has killed it. Per Degaton has been watching and is glad it is time to proceed.