The Monarch finally has the Venture family right where he wants them--hanging upside down above the Amazon river! But his victory is postponed when Dean suffers a strange but fairly common injury--acute testicular tortion. According to the bi-laws of the Guild of Calamitous Intent, a temporary truce must be called in order to get Dean medical attention, so Brock and Hank are held as collateral.
With Dean off to New York for a summer internship, Hank is forced by his father to get a job. But when the budding entrepreneur dons a fabled fedora to become a private dick, a tangled mystery of sex, lies, and dirty secrets lands right in his lap.
Dean's summer internship in New York City turns deadly when he learns his new employer harbors a dark secret. Meanwhile, Doc's newfound love of show tunes makes him an easy target for the newly re-formed Revenge Society.
Dr. Venture isn't feeling himself lately...he's killing himself. Orpheus suspects it's an inside job and pries the Venture family from their touch football game to help him teach Doc the value of self-love.
The men of Conjectural Technologies learn that success comes with a price when Billy is kidnapped by the mysterious and extra-creepy investors behind their recent windfall. But who is behind the investors? SPHINX would like to know.
What's more frightening than a doll that wants to kill you with a broken bottle? What's more perilous than a car that has no brakes and is aimed at your torso? What brings more sleepless nights than the threat of chlymidia? The PROM! The Venture boys embrace societies most feared school dance in this hour long danger-pile. Will they live to look back at their rented suits with horror?