Hello, fanfic readers!
As we announced in our newsletter, March’s Fanfic Friday is all about Action and Adventure! To get us started, we chose to make a DCU mix for this week. Let’s cross our fingers and wish that Justice League and Wonder Woman will bring the awesomeness the movie verse deserves! For now, we hope you enjoy these 10 DCU Action/Adventure fic recs!
Summary: In the same universe where our beloved DC characters are not superheroes, it stands to reason that their allies and enemies and friends and family and foes will not be ‘super’ either. Instead, the Amazons are not a mythical bunch of women on an island. Darkseid will not be an all-powerful godlike whatever he is. Ra’s al Ghul is not immortal. The one-shots of this universe, which will mostly deal with one-off adventures that introduce these side-characters, or happened off-screen in one of the main series and are fun or good enough to be shown.
Fandoms: Batman, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Arrow
Rating: AU, Human, Action, Adventure
Summary: Stories about the 4 Robins – Dick, Jason, Tim, and Damian – and their brotherly (gen) love.
Fandoms: Batman, Under the Red Hood, Nightwing, Red Robin, Robin
Rating: Hurt/Comfort, Action/Adventure, Angst and Humor, Family Feels, Friendship, Injury, Protectiveness, Human Trafficking, Near Death Experiences
Summary: “You’re the one of the bat brood that’s working on the vampire case, right?”
It’s not a “vampire case”, Tim wants to say, but he gets what Jason means. He gives a short nod.
Jason takes a deep breath. There’s still something strange about his eyes, but in the dim light and from this distance, Tim can’t quite make out what it is. It bugs him, though. Jason runs a hand through his hair and lets out a deep sigh. “Well, the thing is…”
Rating: Mature – Graphic Depcitions of Violence, Major Character Death – M/M – AU, Vampire, Preboot, Explicit Language, Eventual Relationships, Action/Adventure, Humor, Mystery
Summary: With Clark off-world as an ambassador to Earth, Conner has to watch over Metropolis. Though it should be straightforward, there appears to be something amiss with seemingly random crimes happening around the city. Conner has a hunch that they’re connected and calls in his best friend to help. But as the two of them spend time together working the case, Conner realizes that his feelings for Tim might not be what he had thought.
Fandoms: Teen Titans, Superboy, Red Robin
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – M/M – Pre-Relationship, Pre-Reboot, Mystery, Romance, Action/Adventure
Summary: In which Clark makes his point, Bruce makes an ass of himself, and I make like I think I’m funny.
Fandoms: Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series
Rating: General Audiences – M/M – AU-Fusion, Humor, Action, Friendship
Summary: Lois is tracking a hot story while keeping an eye on Clark as Bruce circles around her naïve partner.
Fandoms: Superman, Batman, World’s Finest
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – M/M – Established Relationship, Action/Adventure, Reporters,
Summary: Set after episode 1×14. Barry Allen goes to the past to prevent his mother’s murder. The consequences are both wonderful and terrible. Slight AU perspective. Does not follow canon after 1×14.
Fandoms: The Flash
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – F/M – Time Travel, Action/Adventure, Romance, Sacrifice, Angst, Grief/Mourning
By: FictionalKnight, skund
Summary: Clark discovers that the simulations which Batman has been using to train with all center around Superman in a slightly creepy way…
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Graphic Depictions of Violence – Action/Adventure, Aliens, Torture
Summary: From the moment he stepped into Central City, Wally knew something was wrong.
Fandoms: Justice League
Rating: Explicit – M/M – Plotty, Action/Adventure, Angst, Slow Build
Summary: Sara Lance is the sweet yet rebellious daughter of a police detective. Though co-captain of the cheerleading team, she wasn’t the most popular girl in school, since she was branded a slut, for stealing someone else’s boyfriend. But she doesn’t let that get her down. Nyssa’s the girl everyone seems to be intimidated to even talk to. Straight A student, captain of the archery team, and no one really seems to know much of her. She intrigue almost everyone. They’re both fighters in their own way. But when they meet in the most unpleasant of ways, would their strong personalities clash? Or would fate pull them together? Are they prepared for the whirlwind of emotion that having each other in their lives entail?
Fandoms: Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow
Rating: Not Rated – F/F – Romance, Action/Adventure, Action & Romance, Lesbian Sex, Assassins & Hitmen