||Astro-Botanist, Ned Brovo, wealthy Carl Monat, and veteran space pilot Burt Loog take a trip to Venus. The purpose is to recover an example of the nearly-extinct Spider Flower of Venus, for which a million dollar reward is promised. Once there, Ned Brovo discovers one, placing it in his lunchbox. Carl Monat discovers this and kills Brovo, taking the lunchbox. Loog thinks it's suspicious, and kills Monat. He returns to Earth to take the credit, but holds onto the Spider Flower. Quite pleased with the moisture in the human body, Loog is killed when the Spider Flower when it grows into him.
||Script: Carl Memling | Pencils: Dick Giordano (signed) | Inks: Dick Giordano (signed)|