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The Taos STAR Labs building.

Taos is a city in New Mexico.[1] It is the site of STAR Labs' Erdel Initiative and the Meta-Human Youth Center.



December 1, 10:10 MST

At the Erdel Initiative, Adam Strange and Eduardo Dorado Sr. scanned Blue Beetle for Zeta-transport. Beetle, Nightwing, Wonder Girl and Sphere then Zeta-ed to Gotham City.[2]


January 6, 09:58 MST

Zeta Squad returned to STAR Labs from Rann, where they were debriefed by Nightwing and Captain Atom.[3]

February 13, 19:49 MST

Adam Strange and Eduardo Dorado Sr. activated the Zeta-Shield from their STAR Labs base.[4]

April 1, 17:23 MDT

At STAR Labs, Black Canary conducted interviews with the Team members and runaway teens abducted by the Reach.[5] Virgil Hawkins, Tye Longshadow, Asami Koizumi, Eduardo Dorado Jr. and Nathaniel Tryon were held at STAR Labs for testing and evaluation,[6] with the approval of their parents or guardians, where known.[7]

April 1, post-20:08 MDT

Black Canary, Captain Atom and Nightwing discussed recent events in a STAR Labs office. Blue Beetle interrupted to tell them that he betrayed humanity in Impulse's future and demanded they remove his scarab.[5]

April 9, 00:20 MDT

At STAR Labs, Nightwing and the Team interviewed Green Beetle to confirm his identity, including a half-hearted telepathic scan by Miss Martian. They later discussed the additives the Reach planted in their drink.[8]

April 9, post-05:20 MDT

Outside STAR Labs, Jaime and Green Beetle discussed freeing Jaime of his scarab's influence. Green agreed to turn off his scarab,[8] but in fact put it on-mode, making Jaime the Reach's puppet.[6]

May 13, 13:05 MDT

Tired of undergoing tests at STAR Labs, Virgil, Tye, Asami Koizumi and Ed escaped the facility. Meanwhile, most of the Amazo parts recovered from the wreckage of the Hall of Justice were delivered there for safe keeping.[6]

May 13, 20:52 MDT

The runaway teens were found by STAR security at the bus depot. A sleeping Tye manifested a giant astral form, and tore the roof off the depot, before fleeing with his friends.

Blue Beetle pursued them and, failing to convince them to return to STAR, took them to meet Green Beetle. Meanwhile, STAR Labs came under attack by Red Volcano, who wanted Amazo. Beetle and, soon after, the teens abandoned their journey to help at STAR. Beetle was able to destroy the robot, but not before massively damaging the building. The runaways rescued the endangered staff, and fled the scene when Beetle was beset by reporters.[6]

May 14, post-13:05 MDT

The runaways returned to the ruined bus depot, where Lex Luthor found them and offered them support.[6]

May 23, 20:30 MDT

At STAR Labs, Green Beetle briefed Captain Atom, Nightwing and Adam Strange on the approaching Warworld.[9]

May 29, 20:08 MDT

Virgil, Ed, Asami and Tye roamed the town destroying posters, billboards and a delivery truck for the Reach drink. They received a call from Luthor offering the chance to do real damage to the Reach.

At their safehouse, Luthor tasked the teens with the rescue of the Team members held captive of the Warworld. They eventually agreed, and opened a boom tube to the vessel with the Fatherbox Luthor gave them.[10]

May 30, 00:33 MDT

The runaways returned to the safehouse via boom tube, with Arsenal in tow. They found Luthor (via laptop) already waiting for them. Arsenal's history with Luthor, coupled with Luthor's attitude, convinced the teens to end their relationship with him. They destroyed the laptop and Fatherbox and abandoned the safehouse.[10]

June 20, 06:47 MDT

Having disabled the Reach Magnetic Field Disruptor in Taos with Impulse, Blue Beetle contacted the Watchtower to inform them he had detected another MFD in the arctic. Impulse left to help Flash disable it.[11]


See also


  1. Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Sienty, Dezi (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter Two: Directly to Jail" Young Justice 21 (October 17, 2012), New York, NY: DC Comics
  2. Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Abbott, Wes (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter Three: Landing on Boardwalk" Young Justice 22 (November 20, 2012), New York, NY: DC Comics
  3. Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Zwyer, Mel (director) (May 12, 2012). "Alienated". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 3. Cartoon Network.
  4. Weisman, Greg (writer) & Divar, Tim (director) (May 19, 2012). "Salvage". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 4. Cartoon Network.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Dubuc, Nicole (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (January 12, 2013). "Cornered". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 11. Cartoon Network.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (February 2, 2013). "Runaways". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 14. Cartoon Network.
  7. Weisman, Greg (2013-05-15). Question #18614. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2013-05-16.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Divar, Tim (director) (January 26, 2013). "The Fix". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 13. Cartoon Network.
  9. Weisman, Jon (writer) & Zwyer, Mel (director) (February 9, 2013). "War". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 15. Cartoon Network.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Vietti, Brandon (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (February 23, 2013). "The Hunt". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 17. Cartoon Network.
  11. Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (March 16, 2013). "Endgame". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 20. Cartoon Network.

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