Well it's been forever since I updated any kind of chronology.
I expected this world to be erased, or replaced by the classic JSA, whose return is now being teased. Maybe they two will have yearly team-ups!
Catch up on Earth-2's (second) tragic end, and triumphant rebirth...
Sequence of Events
Dan Abnett begins as Writer
After 48 days exploring and mapping, Kendra comes upon a canyon and a cave cut therein. She discovers the new Amazonia, led by Fury, who were assumed perished. In Neotropolis, Green Lantern meets with World Army Cabinet: Sato, Steel, Sandman, Superman, and Khalid to discuss problems around the world. There's an anti-wonder movement growing. Lantern jets off after word of a beast, a bio-weapon. Ark Home is at war with Erebus. In New Gotham Nimbus Solutions offers power resources at a premium.
Earth 2: Society #8 (Mar. 2016)
Amazonia's technology surpasses all others. Fury is training her women. She reveals that the people on her ship Aphrodite died, and the Amazons took their places. Wonders try to achieve peace between cities. Alan asks Lois to write a draft constitution for their planet, free elections, a united society. He fears he's even less human than Lois. Power Girl discovers more beasts. Red Arrow works with Batman and they're joined by Ted Grant. Val reports that there are no oil reserves in the planet. The planet's similarities to Earth are skin deep, no natural resources.
Earth 2: Society #9 (Apr. 2016)
Batman's team goes after Nimbus compound. Inside he meets Kyle Nimbus who argues his right to a free market. He reveals that Hourman is in his employ. Nimbus reveals he has powers too, goes immaterial. The Cabinet discusses energy problems. A news broadcast features Martha Kent, blaming her own son for the death of her husband. She now is against the wonders. Val joins the sentiment, ripping off his 'S' and declaring Nexus a wonder-free city. Khalid carries shards of the helmet of Fate. Hawkgirl records fears that Fury is planning to take over the world. She discovers Fury meeting with Marella.
Earth 2: Society #10 (May 2016)
Arrow and Grant burst in to find Batman has defeated Hourman at great injury. Bat tells Hourman he's been a pawn of Nimbus' synthetic Miraclo. Green Lantern visits city officials to try and broker peace, reveals there is no oil reserve. They respond by blaming wonders for Earth's fate. Fury reveals the Pandora Vessel, and artifact of ancient Themyscira. It stores their memories and essences of the lost. When Apokolips destroyed them, she placed the memory of the Amazons inside. Her ship had 7000 people, made it but the engine ruptured and all were dying of radiation. She opened the Vessel and the Amazonian souls inhabited them, a symbiosis. The lives now coexist. The Cabinet argues for deploying troops, disagree with Alan.
Earth 2: Society #11 (June 2016)
Worldwatch Command launches units to control conflict. Lois objects to Sato. Flash, Power Girl, and Huntress refuse to join Steel in the mission, preferring to seek non-lethal options. GL goes to Val at Nexus. For the time-being, Batman has synthesized a pure version of Miraclo and convinces Hourman to join them. Hawkgirl offers to be Amazonia's ambassador because it and Atlantis are suspect, at large. To stop war, Green Lantern abdicates his power, makes his ring the source of the planet's power. The Ultra-Humanite watches, ready to attack.
Earth 2: Society #12 (July 2016)
Ultra-Humanite has genetically engineered "Humanites" from children. Anya aka Scalpel is nine, doesn't remember her previous life. Eli aka Grief, was two. John Grayson is Firepattern; he thinks his parents are dead. Ultra wants to stop Fury, take her Vessel. Hawkgirl returns to Neotropolis with Fury. Sandman rails about rogue wonders like her and Batman's group. Fury tells the group her people have history of proven leadership and governance. She offers her technology to the rest of the world, tells about the Pandora Vessel.
Earth 2: Society #13 (Aug. 2016)
The wonders disagree about using the casket to recreate Earth. Khalid has visions of a world resurrected, lives redeemed. Fury and Batman talk, he claims he is no Batman. She says her name is Donna. Humanites attack the group (1st app. Turncoat). Val returns to help. Scalpel rips through Steel's middle. Firepattern encounters his father, Dick, and hesitates.
Earth 2: Society #14 (Sept. 2016)
Fury steps in to handle Firepattern, who flees in confusion. Batman's suit is wrecked. Huntress pursues John. Alan knows about Ultra, no one else does. Flash announces Steel will die. Ultra was behind the beasts too. He takes control of Alan's mind, directs him to reclaim the power ring, and turn against his friends, go after the casket. Sato seriously injured.
Earth 2: Society #15 ( 2016)
Firepattern fights his brethren. Dick reconstructs his suit, wonders if he is next to sacrifice himself. John has returned to him. Earlier John had denied Ultra, realizing the truth of his origins. He shoots fire from his hands. He was found by Huntress who'd tracked him. They're attacked by Grief. Dick says again he's not a good Batman, with his son returned, there's no need for him. When the group calls, John accompanies them to the meeting.
Earth 2: Society Annual #1 (Oct. 2016)
Alan runs through his friends, is stopped by Red Arrow, who manages to talk him down and fight the control, contain himself to block Ultra. Ultra appears and apparently kills Arrow, disintegrating him somehow. When the fight against him looks dire, Fury opens the Pandora Casket, which wipes out the world.
Earth 2: Society #16 (Nov. 2016)
The Final Fate of Earth 2
Part 1: The wonders find themselves inside a ghost world, attacked by an army of Sandmen (who look like the classic Sandman), bent on exterminating them. Nine wonders survive the event (and Green Lantern is later revealed as Ultra's captive).
Earth 2: Society #17 (Dec. 2016)
Part 2: John says he wants a name other than Firepattern. They smash through sketches of buildings and solid reality is revealed. Alerts herald "cohesion"; when achieved, they find themselves in the middle of a fully formed new world, in Metropolis. They're greeted by Sergeant Steel.
Earth 2: Society #18 (Jan. 2016)
Part 3: Flash steals clothes for all and Lois reads from the Daily Planet. The casket has recreated Earth from memories but was not guided by Fury. It manufactured something from the wonders' subconscious minds, idealized, the best parts from their imaginations. Val worries they need to find the person behind the Sandmen. Sergeant Steel says there are no other wonders. He has a lair with tech from his central control, shielded. They appeared as "extrinsics" on his monitors, from parallel dimension. He's part of the Americommando program, set up as a defense. After that they made the Sandman Sleeper Forces. They are led by Dodds and answer to the Ultra-Humanite, who wears Luthor-like armor. John senses them searching. He has "gotten there first."
Earth 2: Society #19 (Feb. 2016)
Part 4: The heroes are uncovered to mass hysteria as they fight the Sandmen. Batman's team prepare to attack central control. Ultra reveals that he has Green Lantern captive, in stasis.
Earth 2: Society #20 (Mar. 2016)
Part 5: As Batman pummels Ultra, his grip on GL weakens and Alan frees himself. Ultra lands a punch to Batman's back and declares him dead. Green Lantern arrives on the scene
Earth 2: Society #21 (Apr. 2016)
Part 6: Six months later the wonders have formed a team to protect their society. New meta-criminals have appeared like Scarecrow Gang and Captain Cold, Luthor. Lois has a job writing, without disguise. Helena has become Batman IV, a symbol, her inheritance. John is her Robin II; he calls her "aunt." Dick is their leader, Oracle.
Earth 2: Society #22 (May 2016)