Nightshade's mother was a princess from another dimension, imparting to her great powers…then her family was torn apart and she fled to Earth.
- Cover by Jim Valentino, Keith Wilson and William Messner-Loebs.
- "A Princess' Story" written by Robert Greenberger, penciled by Rob Liefeld, inked by Bob Lewis, colored by Carl Gafford and lettered by John Costanza.
- "The Secret Origin of Midnight" written by Roy Thomas, penciled and inked by Gil Kane, colored by Tom Ziuko and lettered by Jean Simek.
- "Secrets Behind the Origins:" 2/3 page text piece on the histories of Nightshade by Bob Greenberger and Midnight by Roy Thomas.
Note: Most characters have cameo appearances. The Nightshade story sets up the story arc in Suicide Squad #14-16. The Midnight story is based off of Smash Comics #18. The last page of the Midnight story is a splash page showing Midnight and two of his later sidekicks Doc Wackney and Gabby the talking monkey.