Former Union scouts and saddle tramps Durken and McAfee are more than satisfied with their lives as cattle-punchers for Homer Eldridge and his Triple Six ranch. When a mysterious, black-clad preacher arrives in town leading a congregation of dwarfish foreigners, strange things begin to happen. First, cattle from various spreads are found savagely butchered out on the range for no apparent reason. Then, several Triple Six hands go missing. McAfee begins to suspect there is something very sinister going on.
It is 1969; Newark, NJ. Former Green Beret Jim Slate comes home from Vietnam to live a quiet, peaceful life. His wish is cruelly denied him when he is kidnapped by Michael Monzo, a local gang boss who wants to rule the entire city. To do this he must bring down his rivals. Monzo recruits an occult practitioner who can turn an ordinary man into a vicious werewolf and then control his actions by the use of a magic amulet.
Terrence McCauley delivers up the tale of a former moonshiner looking to make his fortune on dirt tracks of stock-car racing. J. Walt Layne details one of the first interracial college football games ever played. Up next, John Rose gets us into the ring with a boxing prodigy from the hills of Kansas, and then Fred Adams Jr., offers up a barnstorming adventure with the Negro Baseball League Moline Wizards.
During World War II, C.O. Jones, under a different name, was recruited into a special unit of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services). Special in that all the members had some kind of extrasensory abilities bordering on magic. Their main mission was to seek out and combat the Nazis' top secret Occult Practitioners. But the war is now over, and C.O. is just another veteran looking for a fresh start. He hopes the quiet little town of Brownsville, Pennsylvania, is the perfect place to do so.
It has been several months since veteran Green Beret Jim Slate escaped captivity at the hands of New Jersey mob boss, Michael Monzo. Employing a mercenary wizard, Monzo had transformed Slate into a werewolf with the intentions of using him as his own personal "hitwolf". But Slate managed to foil Monzo and fled to the New Jersey wilderness known as the Barrens.