Batman enlists Deadman in an investigation of a criminal enterprise – but will a ghostly romance get in the way? A surprisingly strong Deadman story from Bob Haney with typically amazing art from Bat-legend Jim Aparo.
As is often the case with DC’s Bronze Age horror titles, the art in this issue of House of Secrets is stronger than the stories. A Bernie Wrightson cover kicks off a strong lineup featuring work by Jim Aparo, Alex Toth, Nick Cardy and others.
During a campus visit, Kid Flash discovers that the student body is being controlled via an experimental brain operation. An example of the Bronze Age’s “relevancy” trend, delivered here by the team of Steve Skeates, George Tuska and Nick Cardy.
The Young Aquarians team with Batman and the Teen Titans to defend a neighborhood from the establishment and the mob. A dated – make that VERY dated – story from Bob Haney, with great art from Bat-art-legends Jim Aparo and Neal Adams.
A beetle broach acquired at auction pulls the Titans into an old feud between a bug god and salamander warrior. It’s a Scooby-Doo-ish adventure for the Titans from the creative team of Bob Haney, Arthur Saaf and Nick Cardy.
Carol Ferris mistakenly thinks Superman has murdered Green Lantern, so she takes the Man of Steel as her slave. This twisted tale of superkink is brought to you by Cary Bates, Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson.
The Teen Titans travel abroad in an effort to save a friend, but square off with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse instead. A typically groovy Titans adventure from the early ’70s, this one from the creative team of Bob Haney, George Tuska and Nick Cardy.
When the Society to Outlaw Parent Power takes Gotham hostage with an A-bomb, Batman calls the Teen Titans for help. Writer Bob Haney goes for relevant but ends up with zany, while receiving some solid art support from Nick Cardy.