(March 1988)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Carlin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Checkmate Blows Into Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Checkmate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; Spy
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane
Keywords:
mushroom cloud; nuclear explosion

Checkmate (Table of Contents)

Superman; Checkmate / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg (co-plot; script); John Byrne (co-plot)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3666

Genre:
Superhero; Spy
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Checkmate [Harry Stein; Harvey Bullock; Knight-Two] (first appearance); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Cat Grant; Perry White; The Jackal; VILLAINS: Morgan Edge; Achmed Khareemali (dies); The Fist of Allah (an armored terrorist; first appearance); The Jackal (first appearance); the Angels of Allah (a terrorist group; first appearance)
Synopsis:
Checkmate takes out a terrorist.

Indexer Notes

Intro and 1st Checkmate, the law-enforcement agency which spins off into its own book.

Re: Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Re: Action Comics / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Carlin ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3070

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Ricardo Padiua, Peter Meilaender, Neil Ahlquist, Charlie Harris, Abe Rodriguez, Kiril Kundurazief, Michael D.Z., Juan Carlos Alvarez, Todd Standish, PFC Jonathan Hook and Jody Hamby.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Checkmate Blows Into Metropolis!
    Superman; Checkmate
  2. 1. Checkmate
    Superman; Checkmate
  3. 2. Re: Action Comics
    Re: Action Comics
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