Re: Infinite Crisis Lead-Ins
Yes, they were. Mr. Terrific stepped down as the chairperson though.
I thought Alan was a great fit, because the point of the series is the "good guys" trying to change Checkmate into a legitimate organization.
Rucka's final arc on the series really dealt with how the superhero community came to view the "new" Checkmate.
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