Action 632 – Green Lantern meets Lord Malvolio, the Phantom Stranger chases Tannarak, Black Canary in live theatre, Nightwing finally shows up, and a suspicious change of mood
Nightwing joins Speedy not only on the cover, but even in their story in Action 632.
Owsley, Bright and Tanghal start this Green Lantern story as he pursues the alien, but he gets pulled off course, and this plot thread is left behind as we meet a new villain.
Lord Malvolio has a Green Lantern ring, in a period when very few did. He seems unaware of the Guardians of the Universe, and, indeed, his costume shares similarities with that of Alan Scott, whose Green Lantern was also independent of the Guardians.
He demands that Hal serve him. Hal, of course says no. Malvolio gets mad.
Tannarak threatens the Phantom Stranger, and then leads him on a merry chase in this chapter, by Kupperberg and Carillo.
Cassandra Craft and Dr. Thirteen are right behind them, as Tannarak heads to the big cats section of the zoo, drawing the beasts to him.
Oh no! It’s super-cat!
Wright, DuBurke and Marcos reveal that the killer actress has the heroin hooker as her prisoner in this Black Canary chapter, and that her motive has to do with her dead daughter.
She is clearly losing it, and attacks Black Canary from the stage in the middle of a performance.
Lots of double agents, bombing, and general misery in Northern Ireland in this Nightwing and Speedy story, by Wilkerson, Giarrano and Mandrake.
Nightwing finally shows up, which is nice. But he still manages to stay enough in the background that this is solidly a Speedy story.
The Blackhawks are about to take a flight into madness in this chapter, by Pasko and Burchett.
The Nazis kill Constance Darabont, replacing her with their own operative.
When Janos comes to meet her that night, he finds a far more friendly woman than the one the team had dealt with the previous day. As they fly off in the morning, she makes the team coffee. Only Fredrikson is suspicious, and with good reason. She has spiked it with LSD.