A bizarre force sweeps through Chicago, killing randomly. It has the strength of a hurricane, generates a massive electromagnetic field, steals lead and electronic equipment, and sucks the bone marrow out of humans and animals. Carl realizes he's onto a huge story - if he can find out exactly what this force is.moreless
Joker, wanting to break a mad scientist out of prison, embarks on a plan to take over the world.
The Joker is running amok, adding his special touch to the priceless works of art in Gotham.
Dr. Smith discovers another android machine in the middle of a dangerous fissure. When he tries to order something, he is trapped inside the machine. Later when Will tries to get him out, he too is sucked in. Zumdish arrives on the planet in order to destroy the faulty, forgotten machine. Meanwhile, Will and Dr. Smith discover the magical Toymaker's world, as they are mistaken for toys.moreless
Solo is nearly killed by a superhuman, robotlike girl, Muriel Bolllinger, one of an army of such devices invented by Dr. Pertwee for Thrush. Illya joins up with Muriel's ex-roommate, Andy Francis, and finds the laboratory, where a roomful of robots attack them.moreless
Equipped with an English-French dictionary, Lucy sets out to see Paris and "discover" an artist whose paintings will become very valuable -- she knows she has "the eye." Lucy's first encounter is indeed with an artist -- a con artist who changes her American money for French. Lucy's adventures land Lucy, Ethel, and Fred in jail.moreless