This collection spotlights three generations of Jack-in-the-Box as the second Jack-in-the-Boxs son must decide whether to follow in the family footsteps. Then, when the Hanged Man needs a lawyer, its a look back in at Marta Dobrescu and her life in Astro Citys occult enclave. Plus, the villain known as Mister Manta disappeared many years ago, marooned on an island with only his gadgets for company. Will an off-course cruise ship be his return ticket to the mainland? And finally, a tale of murder, mystery...and a cat. Collects ASTRO CITY #35-36, #39-40 and #42 and #44.