(June 14, 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. Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 603. NO letter column. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Showdown For Wild Dog (Table of Contents)

Wild Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; members of Legion of Morality

I, The Jury (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest]
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Don Simpson
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story)
Job Number:
G-3863

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis:
Star Sapphire frames John Stewart for her faked murder, while she has Hal Jordan imprisoned on Golgotha.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605 and Green Lantern Special 1. Opening sequence of Green Lantern Special 1 is the same as the ending sequence of this story. Spelling "Zamorans" is used in this story.

Moral Stand Chapter 4 Unleashed! (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-3757

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lt. Andy Flint; B. Lyle Layman (villain); Lou Godder; Susan King; members of Legion of Morality (villains)
Synopsis:
The Legion of Morality continues its terrorist attacks, and Wild Dog arrives to attempt to stop one.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605.

Haunts Of The Very Rich (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-3643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Rafael DiRienzi; Warren Lichtfield; Elvis Brockman
Synopsis:
The Secret Six sneaks into Elvis Brockman's estate and scares a confession out of him. The second team sneaks into Technodyne Industries and is apprehended while destroying some equipment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605.

Final Escape? (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-3702

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
Superman apprehends the final one of Bob Galt's assailants, who then appears to blow himself up.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605.

Genie In A Bottle (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-3752

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Major Grace Kasaba; Professor Fulgencio Flores; Talaoc; Mr. Combs; Mr. Currier
Synopsis:
Deadman fails at an attempt to control an alien spaceship, and is captured by the C.I.A.; Talaoc seems to disappear.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605. Should be labeled Chapter 4 to match other chapters.

Focus (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Article is about "Batman: The Cult" series.

Another Fine War Part 4 (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-3907

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings; Robert Massie; The Red Dragon [Sheah Chun Ryan]; The Red Dragon's pirates; Andre Blanc-Dumont
Synopsis:
Blackhawk and Cynthia Hastings arrive at the Red Dragon's lair and are captured.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 603, continued in Action Comics Weekly 605.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Showdown For Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  2. 1. I, The Jury
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Moral Stand Chapter 4 Unleashed!
    Wild Dog
  4. 3. Haunts Of The Very Rich
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Final Escape?
    Superman
  6. 5. Genie In A Bottle
    Deadman
  7. 6. Focus
    Batman
  8. 7. Another Fine War Part 4
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dan Creel
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne