Bob and Terry enter Sunnytown and go to see the town's newspaper editor to see about getting some matches lined up, when a professor runs in and asks the editor to warn the residents that Sunnytown's gravity is disappearing! When Nightmare and Sleepy investigate, they discover, as the professor warned, that people would be doubled up and/or walking on their hands. Nightmare finally discovers that the professor and a cook are responsible for the mess, wanting to drive the citizens out of town and confiscate their property!
Zippo [Joe Blair]; Lynx (villain); Slug (villain); Bill (villain)
Detective Blair passes by a junkyard, hears a cry for help and encounters a suspicious man. Blair has a cabbie trail this man in a truck, which mysteriously disappears near a doll factory. Blair enters the factory, encounters more suspicious men, is knocked out and winds up in jail. Released on his own recognizance, he becomes Zippo and returns to the factory to further investigate and discovers that the ragdolls are filled with steel bars instead of straw, which other nations then melt down and use for their own purposes......good or bad. Zippo shuts down the illegal sale of defense steel.
in Super Weird Heroes (IDW Publishing, 2016 series) nn (November 2016)