(June 21, 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. Letters column begins in this issue. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Deadman Under Glass! (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Adam Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]

Golgotha (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest]
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Don Simpson; Dick Giordano (special ink assist)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story)
Job Number:
G-3864

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; unnamed alien
Synopsis:
An unidentified alien defeats Star Sapphire while Hal Jordan escapes from Golgotha.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #604, continued in Action Comics Weekly #606 and Green Lantern Special #1. Spelling "Zamorans" is used in this story.

Chapter 5 Deadman Goes To Hell (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-3769

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Major Grace Kasaba; Stan Kriptman; Yakin
Synopsis:
Deadman escapes from the C.I.A. and is captured by what appears to be a demon from hell.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 604, continued in Action Comics Weekly 606.

Moral Stand Chapter 5 Sleeping Dogs Lie... (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-3784

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lt. Andy Flint; B. Lyle Layman (villain); members of Legion of Morality (villains, 2 die); Detective Calloway; Graham Gault
Synopsis:
Wild Dog kills some of the Legion of Morality members and infiltrates their organization.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 604, continued in Action Comics Weekly 606.

Aftermath (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-3823

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis:
Bob Galt arrives in police custody as Superman fills out police report on the assassination attempt.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 604, continued in Action Comics Weekly 606.

If That Mockingbird Don't Sing... (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-3641

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mockingbird [Carlo DiRienzi]; second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Rafael DiRienzi; Warren Lichtfield; Elvis Brockman; Gus Markesson; Mr. Ferguson; Mr. Wheatley
Synopsis:
The Secret Six complete their first assignment, while Rafael DiRenzi confronts Mockingbird.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 604, continued in Action Comics Weekly 606.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3250

Enter...Red Dragon! (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-3981

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings; Robert Massie; The Red Dragon [Sheah Chun Ryan]; Mr. Chang; Andre Blanc-Dumont
Synopsis:
Blackhawk and the Red Dragon become aquainted with each other.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 604, continued in Action Comics Weekly 606. Should be labeled as Part 5 to match other chapters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Deadman Under Glass!
    Deadman
  2. 1. Golgotha
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter 5 Deadman Goes To Hell
    Deadman
  4. 3. Moral Stand Chapter 5 Sleeping Dogs Lie...
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Aftermath
    Superman
  6. 5. If That Mockingbird Don't Sing...
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Enter...Red Dragon!
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dan Creel
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne