“THE SECRET ORIGIN OF BLACK LIGHTNING.” While on the phone with his ex-wife, Jefferson Pierce thinks back on the events that lead to him becoming Black Lightning. “THE SECRET ORIGIN OF MISS AMERICA.” Joan Dale becomes Miss America and helps Uncle Sam and a group of other heroes stop some of the Japanese airplanes from reaching Pearl Harbor.
- "The Secret Origin of Black Lightning" written by Tony Isabella, penciled and inked by Greg Brooks, colored by Nansi Hoolahan and lettered by Carrie Spiegle.
- "The Secret Origin of Miss America" written by Roy and Dann Thomas, penciled and inked by Grant Miehm, colored by Carl Gafford and lettered by Jean Simek.
- "Secrets Behind the Origins:" 4/5 page text piece on the histories of Black Lightning by Peter Sanderson and Miss America by Roy Thomas.
Note: The Black Lightning story based off of Black Lightning #1. The Miss America story based off of Military Comics #1 - 7. The Miss America story continues in Young All-Stars #12.