Carthan, banished from his home world Dryanna to Earth by his ruler Xandor, attempts to contact the Justice League for help but cannot do so directly; he activates three machines of destruction that hold him to Earth and takes Green Arrow hostage, hoping that the Justice League can deactivate the machines and free him.
After the JLA learn of the JSA's crisis from Red Tornado, they leave to aid them in their fight against Aquarius. Meanwhile, as both Fate's and GL (Alan)'s energies begin to wane inside their bubble due to exhaustion, Aquarius saves them, but makes them his slaves! JLA-JSA team-up conclusion.
The American branch of Justice League International is not up to full power - even with the addition of the true Bloodwynd to their ranks, they have only five field operatives with Ice on a leave of absence, Fire and Booster Gold powerless and Blue Beetle still recovering from the battle with Doomsday. Maxwell Lord decides to call upon the original Flash to help as a tactical adviser to the team, who have been asked by the United Nations to help secure an airfield in a highly unstable nation. With his help, the mission goes very smoothly, until they are attacked by the New Extremists!
Part 7 of the 15-part ÒBreakdownsÓ story, continued from JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE (1989) #31. The United Nations revokes the JLA's charter and evicts them from their embassy, forcing the League to face the total dissolution of the organization. Continues in JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE (1989) #32.
Part 5 of the 15-part ÒBreakdownsÓ story, continued from JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE (1989) #30. Not only do Fire and Ice become involved in the War of the Gods, but Captain Atom, Crimson Fox, Blue Beetle and the Elongated Man fight the Global Guardians, a battle in which someone diesÉand the identity of the new Justice League liaison is revealed. Continues in JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE (1989) #31.