When Nita van Sloan appeared ready to expose Richard Wentworth as a calculating cold-blooded murderer, Wentworth knew with stunning clarity that the Council of Evil — a body formed by his worst past enemies — possessed new, ghastly weapons with which to make the city a private field of slaughter!... Follow the Spider, Master of Men, through his most hazardous and mystifying exploit! How can millionaire criminologist Richard Wentworth, secretly the Spider, battle such an appalling menace and survive to tell the tale? Follow the Spider, Master of Men, as he dodges gangland guns and police bullets in another roller coaster ride of an adventure! Council of Evil is torn from the pages of the October, 1940 issue of The Spider magazine.