An old homeless man is found lying in the gutter, dead from old age. They discover that he was once the World War II superhero called Flag-waver. Daniel Urich, a wealthy retired superhero, wants to make sure nothing like this happens to the currently active superheroes and finds a way to help them. But a threat from the past comes to the present and now this loosely gathered team of heroes must stand up to it. If you are a fan of the Silver Age or Bronze Age of comic books, then this is a novel for you.