September 2, 2011
As the handmaidens of The Claw prepare the dazed Jennifer Burke to become his bride, the Femforce and there allies The Vault Heroes marshal their forces. But finding the mouldering old comic that hold the key to the fiend’s defeat may not be that easy. In battle with The Claw’s minions, his winged demons take particular glee in ripping off the costumes of the Femforce girls. Meanwhile, freeing Jennifer from The Claw’s clutches could be difficult- if she doen’t want to go!! When the climactic moment comes, The Claw’s old enemy Reddevil finds his Achilles’ Heel with his boomerang, and Jen is left at the altar. “In The Clutches Of The Claw, Part III” is written by Bill Black, drawn by Dick Ayers, and inked by Mark Heike. Guest starring Miss Masque, The Avenger, Buckaroo Betty, Yankee Girl, Captain Video/Videxx, Cat-man and Kitten, Crimebuster, and Jim Ivey. Then, as Dragonfly and The Haunter help the spirit of Jason Burke to it’s final resting place, Buckaroo Betty goes back in time to witness how Alizarin Crimson was behind it all. “True Colors” is written by Bill Black, drawn by Dick Ayers, and inked by Chad Hunt and Mark Heike. Guest starring the FF’s supporting giantess, Garganta. Great “good girl art” and super hero action. Color cover by Bill Black and Mark Heike, interiors black and white with graytones. Standard comic book format. Printed in 1992.