Written by Steve Orlando
Apollo and Middy are enjoying a nice beach getaway in Coast City when Midnighter catches something on the military bands. A military cruise ship is under siege by Monsieur Mallah, who’s trying to free his lover Brain. While Apollo fixes the sinking ship, Midnighter battles Mallah. The simian calls him sexy and thinks he can get the upper hand because monkeys can use all four of their limbs as hands, but Middy promptly proves his feet are just as deadly as his two hands.
Meanwhile, Apollo encounters Brain and realizes the ship’s hull is super-dense because it’s one giant A.R.G.U.S. cell to hold Brain. The villain pleads his case to Apollo, asking him to relate to wanting to be with your loved one at all costs. On his end, Mallah does the same: they’re just acting out of love!
Ultimately, the heroes arrange for the villains to be locked up together, fulfilling their dream to be together. They thank the world’s finest couple.
Next: “Dark Nights: Death Metal: Multiverse’s End” issue 1, written by James Tynion IV.