(May 31, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Gold (series); Brian Augustyn (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No cover date. Cover date backed off later issues. Contains 6 stories. No letter column. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Green Lantern Learns The Meaning of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 601.

Requiem (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest]
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story)
Job Number:
G-3858

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Katma Tui (dead); John Stewart; Arisia; Kilowog
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan attempts and fails to stop Star Saphire's rampage.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 601, continued in Action Comics Weekly 603. Spelling "Zamorans" is used in this story.

Chapter 2 Showdown (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Barbara Randall [Barbara Kesel] (story)
Job Number:
G-3704

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Major Grace Kasaba; Professor Fulgencio Flores; Talaoc (villain); Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Deadman discovers that C.I.A. section chief Grace Kasaba has been possessed by Talaoc, who tries to fight Deadman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 601, continued in Action Comics Weekly 603.

Moral Stand Chapter Two: Dog Gone (Table of Contents)

Wild Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-3677

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lt. Andy Flint; Susan King; Len [Susan King's camerman]; B. Lyle Layman (introduction, villain); Lou Godder; Mr. H. Hovey (introduction); Helen Scournt (introduction); Reverend Smuggworthy (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Legion of Morality begins an attack on pornography while Wild Dog lays low.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 601, continued in Action Comics Weekly 603.

They Can Run, But They Can't Hide! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story)
Job Number:
G-3700

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
Bob Galt's would-be assassins try to escape from Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 601, continued in Action Comics Weekly 603.

Look What Fell Out of The Sky Today (Table of Contents)

The Secret Six / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Carrie Spiegle
Editing:
Dick Giordano (story)
Job Number:
G-3631

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mockingbird [August Durant] (dies); original Secret Six [King Savage (dies); Lili Deneuve (dies); Kit Langman (dies); Carlo DiRienzi; Tiger Force (dies)]; second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]
Synopsis:
Five of the original Secret Six (all except Carlo DiRienzi) die by sabotuers, while the new Secret Six receive their gear.

Indexer Notes

Characters: Dr. Maria Verdugo added by EarthFurst, 2005-06-08 (Per Sandell ed.)

Focus (Table of Contents)

The Atom / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)
Job Number:
L-3204

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

Article relates the history of The Atom [Ray Palmer].

Another Fine War Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell
Pencils:
Rick Burchett
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-3827

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings; Mr. Zalecki
Synopsis:
Blackhawk excapes from Mr. Zalecki and his friends with the help of Cynthia Hastings, and she outlines a job for him.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 601, continued in Action Comics Weekly 603.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lantern Learns The Meaning of Fear!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Requiem
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter 2 Showdown
    Deadman
  4. 3. Moral Stand Chapter Two: Dog Gone
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. They Can Run, But They Can't Hide!
    Superman
  6. 5. Look What Fell Out of The Sky Today
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. Focus
    The Atom
  8. 7. Another Fine War Part 2
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dan Creel
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne