The Justice League Watchtower is hit by a cosmic string and suffers a power outage. Batman suggests Static come to recharge the system Static and Gear go to the Watchtower but while there the Justice League receives a distress call and leaves them there. They soon discover that Braniac used the power outage to escape and take over the Watchtower computer systems. Braniac tries to kill Static and Gear while outside the League try to get back inside. Gear uses backpack to crash Braniacs memory while Static reabsorbs all the electricity he put into the system. In the end it appears Braniac is finished and the League thank Static and Gear for their help.. That night Riche tries to turn off backpack and learns that Braniac has taken it over. to be continued . . .