A gang of kidnappers dies a horrible death, taking the whereabouts of their hidden victim to their fiery graves. The desperate cops have no clues and less hope, but they do have the Spectre.
A young boy Billy Hoffman was kidnapped and buried alive by by two people who are killed and one who is in serious condition after a crash with a gasoline truck. Now the Spectre has to find the soul of Eddie Vega the kidnapper and battle Shathan in order to save Billy before it is too late.
- Ranked #38 in Wizard Magazine's list of "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born".