When Hero Alliance was first published it was a graphic novel published by Pied Piper Comics in the later part of the 1980s. It was later reprinted in a series form with minor edits and additional pages by Innovation Publishing as the series Hero Alliance: End of the Golden Age. The series would soon go on as a one-shot by Wonder Comics, and then moved to its final home at Innovation and would be written by David Lawrence and ran for a total of 17 issues. Later the series would continue with numerous special issues.
In the early 1990s, Innovation publisher David Campiti published a newsletter announcing that further adventures of Hero Alliance would be published by Extreme Studios and drawn by Glass House Graphics artists however no further comics would occur.
Victor: A character similar to Superman he withdrew from the Guardsmen when he became disappointed by the new membership's lack of heroic standards. He regarded the Golden Guardsman as his mentor and rolemodel, and after the current Guardsmen were all killed, his guilt at writing them off led him to try to establish a similar mentoring role over the less experienced and powerful heroes all around him. In his secret identity he was the owner of a chain of fitness centers and a former bodybuilding champion.
Kris (Golden Guard): Daughter of the original Golden Guardsman, she inherited his superhuman strength and was targeted for murder by her brother, jealous that she had inherited powers and he apparently hadn't. Although she adopted a version of her father's costume early on she took a while to adopt a version of his pseudonym, superheroing for a while just as "Kris".
Sepulchre: Self-confessed murderer of the Guardsmen (by planting bombs in their headquarters), Sepulchre was up until that point regarded as a minor, easily defeated villain. He was later revealed as a knife-wielding serial killer who had never been caught.
Sentry: A Batman pastiche he kept his powers or lack of same a secret.
Apostate: Growing up apparently without powers, Kris' brother developed a resentment against his father and sister because his father was lavishing attention on his presumable successor as a superhero. He stole his father's helmet, which apparently had electrical powers, and used it to kill the old retired superhero, as well as another randomly encountered hero named Predator; and to try to kill his sister and Victor. He later learned his electrical powers were innate and the helmet simply a psychological crutch.
Gemini +: A pair of identical twins who possessed superstrength shared between them, and a force field which operated only when they were in close proximity to each other, it was their capture of Sepulchre and the unimpressed reactions of other heroes to their feat that led to Sepulchre's confession to having killed the Guardsmen. Bob was an obnoxious loudmouth, and his brother Steve apologetic for his Bob's behavior.
Hover: A telekinetic who lost the use of his legs in action and had to fly to get around out of a wheelchair.
Tawny Winters: An empath, her appearance altered to become the perfect woman for everyone who saw her.
Gossamer: A woman with the power of intangibility over herself and anyone with whom she has contact.