(June 7, 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]
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. The letters column is letters about the Wild Dog mini-series of 1987. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kyle Baker (signed)
Inks:
Kyle Baker (signed)
Colors:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Adventure; War
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]

Retribution! (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-3859

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]
Synopsis:
Authorities believe that John Stewart crashed the F-14 into Coast City. Hal Jordan and Star Sapphire battle.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604. Spelling "Zamorans" is used in this story.

Spread Your Broken Wings And Learn To Fly (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-3632

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Mockingbird [Carlo DiRienzi]; second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Melanie Sommers
Synopsis:
The new Secret Six receives their orders and begins action, while the death of the old Secret Six is discovered.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604.

Chapter 3 Talaoc's Tale (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-3746

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Major Grace Kasaba; Professor Fulgencio Flores; Talaoc; Mr. Combs; Mr. Currier
Synopsis:
Deadman questions Talaoc while the C.I.A. discovers weapons in the pyramid Talaoc was entombed in.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604.

More Powerful Than A Locomotive! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story)
Job Number:
G-3701

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
Superman chases Bob Galt's would-be assassins: one kills another and 2 are captured.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604.

Moral Stand Chapter 3 Censored (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Max Collins (co-creator)
Pencils:
Terry Beatty (co-creator)
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-3714

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Jack Wheeler; Lt. Andy Flint; B. Lyle Layman (villain); Lou Godder; Susan King; Helen Scournt; members of Legion of Morality (villains)
Synopsis:
The police begin an investigation into the destruction of Readworld, and Lt. Flint proposes that Jack Wheeler go undercover in the Legion of Morality, which is establishing a new office in the Quad Cities.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604. John Nyberg as the inker is inferred from previous issues, as none is listed for this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Comics Weekly / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Another Fine War Chapter 3 (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-3828

Genre:
Adventure; War
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings
Synopsis:
Cynthia Hastings helps outfit Blackhawk for the job.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 602, continued in Action Comics Weekly 604. Should be labeled as Part 3, not Chapter 3 to match other chapters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Retribution!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Spread Your Broken Wings And Learn To Fly
    The Secret Six
  4. 3. Chapter 3 Talaoc's Tale
    Deadman
  5. 4. More Powerful Than A Locomotive!
    Superman
  6. 5. Moral Stand Chapter 3 Censored
    Wild Dog
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Another Fine War Chapter 3
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Creel
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne