Meet Libra and the Human Flame, two central villains in the upcoming FINAL CRISIS! Where'd the Human Flame come from, and who does he hate more than anything in the universe? As Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman assess the future of the Justice League, their days may be numbered.
The issue begins with the big three of DC comics talking about the team privatly in a inter-dimensional universe. Fastfoward too Baltimore, Maryland where the super-villain The Human Flame is robbing a bank where you learn how Martian Manhunter ruined his life. Red Arrow and Hawkgirl arrive on the scene where Hawkgirl's wings are burnt off and red arrow is put on fire. After hawkgirl saves red arrow she pursues Human Flame into a nearby alley when Libra apperes and knocks her out with a simple throw then takes human flame to his headquarters. The villains Libra has gathered converse Libra then learns that human flame wants Martian Manhunter dead. You then see Martian Manhunter being teleported then the issue ends.