Click here for larger copy of image!Welcome to issue #37 of Cosmic Powers Unlimited, our weekly/biweekly fan fiction webzine.  If you are not familiar with Cosmic Powers Unlimited or would like to go back and read past editions and stories, go to our CPU Archive Page.

This week's issue of Cosmic Powers Unlimited features the first of a three part Protectors of the Universe, taking place after their battle with Rune, as the Protectors make some changes to their rosters.

We also have three new crossover stories this week.  First in another edition of The Last Herald of Galactus, as Kal-El betrays Galactus and teams with Earth's greatest heroes to defeat him.  And in this week's Cosmic Treasure Hunt, the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel and DC universes are joining up as the hunt begins, while the fate of Dr. Fate is revealed in the latest Shards of Destiny saga - Batman/Warlock: Soul Brothers.

Plus, don't miss this week's chapter of the Twilight War sequel War Waged At The Stroke Of Midnight - Part 2: Longest Night and our original fiction story War of the Blood Gods #9.

Check it all out, plus a new cover by Caleb, in this issue of Cosmic Powers Unlimited!  And PLEASE be sure and send us your feedback to all the stories at!  Our writers really appreciate your questions, comments, suggestions, and feedback.  Thanks and enjoy!

In this issue...

In the Aftermath of the battle with Rune, the Protectors undergo several roster changes. Who will join? Who will decline membership? Who will depart? Who will be thrown off the team? And will one hero take his own life? Find out in this week's addition to the Protectors' saga.
~Click here to read Protectors of the Universe #13~
~Click here to go to the Protectors of the Universe Archive Page~


ISSUE  #4 by Anomaly
The story reaches a conclusion as Batman, the former Flash Barry Allen, and Hal Jordan invade the Dark Gathering, but is it a conclusion or only the foreshadowing of something far worse?  All this and the crucifixion of Doctor Fate!
~Click here to read Soul Brothers #4~

~Click here to go to the Shards of Destiny Archive Page~

Director's Cut #3 by Mark Rosendorf and Alex Soto
One of our first fan fiction stories ever returns with a special Director's Cut of Cosmic Treasure Hunt, a Marvel/DC crossover by Mark Rosendorf and Alex Soto (of Elders Quest!).  This week in issue #3, the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel and DC Universes make partnerships to prepare of what's to come.
~Click here to read Cosmic Treasure Hunt: Director's Cut #3~
~Click here to go to the Cosmic Crossovers Archive Page~

Issue #4 by Dannell Lites
The Last Herald of Galactus comes closer to an end, as Kal-El betrays his master, Galactus, to help battle him for the fate of Earth!  Batman, the Fantastic Four, Wonder Woman, and Magneto all appear in this climactic chapter of this Elsewords event!
~Click here to read Last Herald of Galactus #4~
~Click here to go to the Cosmic Crossovers Archive Page~

War Waged At The Stroke Of Midnight
Part Two: Longest Night - Chapter Five by Azmodi
Thanos dead and the Infinity Equation is in Wylig's hands.  How will the great powers compensate for Thanos' demise and whose side will Death take in all this?  What of the heroes and Doctor Doom?  Find out if the universe endures in this exciting new installment!
~Click here to go to Chapter 5 of Longest Night~
~Click here for past chapters of War Waged At The Stroke Of Midnight~
~Story continues from The Twilight War and Foundations Forged Before Nightfall~

Beyond Reality
Featuring Original Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Stories.

written by Grim (Drunk Thanos)
In this issue, the War of the Blood Gods saga continues, as the President is briefed on all of the strange occurrences happening on earth and on Mars, in this great chapter for those who fell behind on the story!
~Click here to read War of the Blood Gods #9 by Grim~
~Go to an Archive of Grim's Stories for past issues~

This week's cover by Caleb features Phoenix and Binary from Protectors of the Universe #13 and Superman from Last Herald of Galactus and Cosmic Treasure Hunt!
~Click here to see larger version of cover~

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