The 5-part story "4th Parallel," written by Dan Slott and Dan Jurgens with Art by Jurgens and Trevor Scott, continues! When lifetime loser Dareen Profitt finds a way to imprison he League's master villain Dr. Destiny and wrests control of the reality-warping Materiopticon, his luck seems likely to change. Which is bad for the JLA and the DCU as we know it!
Wanting nothing more then to rule the world, The Red King has hatched a duplicitous plan casts him as a brand new and lauded super hero. The Red King is actually Darrin Profitt a self proclaimed "loser" who through the science of the mysterious "marerioptikon" has run infinite versions of himself through infinite probabilities until he found 3 versions that would give him the best chance to rule the world. The JSA believes they are fighthing The Royal Flush Gang with the help of Red King. Little do they know, Red King is the mastermind behind their crimes.