Cassie Hack is called out of retirement by Ash Williams when the remnants of the Black Lamp Society begin selling pages from the Necronomicon Ex Mortis. As Cassie and Ash are thrown through time by the Necronomicon, they pass Nightmare and Sleepy battling the Claw alongside ’Devil in the 1940s. Nightmare and Sleepy appeared in Clue Comics, published by Hillman. The Claw was a villain that was featured in the Lev Gleason title Silver Streak Comics. ’Devil is Bart Hill, aka Daredevil, one of several heroes who fought the Claw. The shortening of his codename is done in deference to Marvel Comics’ long-standing use of the name Daredevil for one of their own heroes. The abbreviated name is also used in the Dynamite series Project Superpowers, which does not fit into CU continuity. Nightmare and Sleepy appeared in a flashback in the Hack/Slash storyline “Super Sidekick Sleepover Slaughter,” and Daredevil was shown in a symbolic image in that story.
The Crossover UniverseTM is a companion blog to the books Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World Volumes 1-2 by Win Scott Eckert, and the forthcoming Crossovers Expanded Volumes 1-2 by Sean Levin. Material excerpted from Crossovers Volumes 1 & 2 is © copyright 2010-2014 by Win Scott Eckert. All rights reserved. Material excerpted from Crossovers Expanded Volumes 1 & 2 is © copyright 2014-present by Sean Levin. All rights reserved.
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Crossover Covers: Army of Darkness vs. Hack/Slash
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