Synopsis: Assistant District Attourney Kate Spencer has become fed up with the way the law works in regard to super-villain criminals. When a defense attourney persuades a jury to release Copperhead, Kate Spencer constructs a costume out of confiscated evidence. Hunting down and killing Copperhead, she makes a statement that super-villain criminals will not escape her!
Synopsis: Hearing of Copperhead's death, the Shadow Thief travels to LA to hunt down Copperhead's killer. Meanwhile, Kate Spencer goes to work, unaware that it is her day to spend time with her son. Feeling bad, the two go to a restaurant where Kate recognizes a waiter as being in the Witness Protection Program. Returning to the office, Kate's son finds the Manhunter staff, triggering a massive explosion!
Synopsis: Rushing her son Ramsey to the hospital, Kate is distraught, rightfully taking the blame for the incident. Going out on patrol as Manhunter, Kate is attacked by the Shadow-Thief and nearly beaten to death by the savage criminal. Realizing that she cannot fight this battle alone, she knows she must get help if she is to be successful in her battle against crime.
Synopsis: Hunting down the waiter she recognized earlier, it is revealed that this man is Dylan Battles, a former "tech man" for various criminal masterminds. Asking him to join her battle, Dylan refuses until he returns home. Confronted by his wife and accused of having an affair, she leaves him. Excited by this, Dylan promptly agrees to assist Kate in her crusade.
Synopsis: Dylan and Kate test out the abilities of her Manhunter suit, which Dylan has keyed into her bioelectrical signature. Although things are looking up on the vigilante front, her personal life is spiralling out of control, as Peter is planning to sue her for sole custody of their son Ramsey, and she has been given the task of prosecuting Shadow Thief for Firestorm's murder, a case which the Justice League are naturally very interested in. That night, Kate tries to track Shadow Thief down and battles him at the local cemetery. She injures him and the JLA, arriving on the scene, ensure that he is taken into custody.