Appearing in "The Living Shadows"
Synopsis for "The Living Shadows"
Yellow Claw's grandniece Suwan is taken into custody and brought to FBI agent Jimmy Woo for questioning. However Jimmy finds Suwan unwilling to talk, as she is honour bound not to betray her grand uncle.
Meanwhile, Yellow Claw and Karl von Horstbadden are working on a special device that opens a portal to another dimension. This portal transports a number of ebings that they called "Living Shadows". The Living Shadows beg to be sent back home, but Yellow Claw has other plans in mind. Yellow Claw sends the Living Shadows to capture Suwan and bring her back to his base.
They comply, but they also manage to bring Jimmy Woo with her. Catching Yellow Claw off guard, and getting him at gun point, Jimmy orders Yellow Claw to use the device to send the Living Shadows back home. However the blinding flash of light allow Yellow Claw, Karl and Suwan to escape once again.
Appearing in "The Screemies"
Synopsis for "The Screemies"
On a remote island on the Pacific, Yellow Claw meets with Captain Rak who shows him strange sea-gull like creatures that were mutated by nuclear testing from sea gulls. Yellow Claw watches as Rak uses a whistle to sick the creatures -- which he calls Screamies -- attack an American jet.
Yellow Claw decides to use the Screamies to attack America, sending them to plunder American food supplies forcing a nation wide panic as food supplies begin to dwindle. One of the creatures is captured and studied by American scientists. Jimmy Woo of the FBI is called in and is told that the Screamies actually have human level intelligence. Soon Jimmy manages to convince the Screamies to cohabite Yellow Claw's island after being taught how to farm for their own food. With his headquarters overrun by Screamies, Yellow Claw and Captain Rak abandon the base.
Appearing in "Five Million Sleepwalkers"
Synopsis for "Five Million Sleepwalkers"
Yellow Claw has recruited Sleepy Eyes the Mentalist and then blackmails the owner of the XPA television station to broadcast Sleep Eyes across the Central City broadcasting area. Sure enough the entire population tunes in after a massive advertising campaign and are put under a sleep walking trance while Yellow Claw's minions attempt to loot the city. Yellow Claw and his minions then make a clean getaway...
.. Or so it seems as it turns out Sleepy Eyes was secretly a double agent working for FBI agent Jimmy Woo, and he had used his hypnotic powers to convince Yellow Claw that his mission was a success when in reality his minions looted nothing.
Appearing in "The Locked Room"
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Synopsis for "The Locked Room"
Appearing in "The Thought Master"
Synopsis for "The Thought Master"
Yellow Claw is drawn to the town of Riverdale where strange feats such as chickens that lay buckets of eggs, tiny elephants and globally known national monuments have sprung up in the area. Using a special device to follow the energy source, Yellow Claw and Von Bortsmann find Barnaby Wade, who has the power to effect reality with his mind. Weakened by the use of his powers, the so-called Thought Master agrees to join Yellow Claw who promises to provide a serum that will allow him to regain his strength in exchange for using his powers to his bidding.
Soon, Yellow Claw uses Wade's power to have a lion materialize in the room of his mortal enemy Jimmy Woo of the FBI. But Jimmy easily kills the lion, he then gets a phone call from Suwan who warns Jimmy of the power than her grand uncle now has under his control and meets him at the airport to take him to Yellow Claw's most recent hideout.
Meanwhile, Yellow Claw has Wade use his powers to create an army of warriors to fight for him. However the warriors then attack both Yellow Claw and Wade when suddenly Jimmy Woo and Suwan burst in. During the confusion, Yellow Claw manages to escape. Wade meanwhile uses his powers to make the warriors disappear. Feeling weak again, Wade is informed by Woo that the pills given to him by Yellow Claw only caused a placebo effect.
- This is the final issue of the series, as well as the final pre-Marvel appearance of the Yellow Claw. The Yellow Claw makes his first Silver Age appearance as a telepathic voice in Strange Tales (Volume 1) #160. Soon after, a Yellow Claw robot is seen in Strange Tales (Volume 1) #161. The Yellow Claw's first actual full appearance takes place in Captain America (Volume 1) #164.
- This issue contains a two-page text story entitled, "It's in the Cards".
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- Yellow Claw article at Wikipedia
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- Yellow Claw series index at the Grand Comics Database (creator credits)
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