Plot and script: Vincenzo Beretta
Artwork: Lucio Filippucci
Cover: Giancarlo Alessandrini
A mysterious individual knocks at the door of nr. 3, Washington Mews: its Java brother, whos come to the so-called civilized world in search of help. So Martin Mystère and Java return to the City of the Diaphanous Shades, the abode of the tribe of Neanderthalians who survived extinction. But after so many years, things have somewhat changed and the city is held in thrall by a man whos determined to exploit its secrets in order to further his own ends...