(June 28, 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. No letter column. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Superman... A God? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammil
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Superman worshippers

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 605.

The List (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest]
Pencils:
Tod Smith
Inks:
Tod Smith
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story)
Job Number:
G-3865

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; John Stewart; Bruce Wayne; Clark Kent; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Alfred Pennyworth; Kilo; Hector; Morley
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan returns from his imprisonment by Star Sapphire and finds his life falling apart when he tries to contact old JLA friends.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605. Part of third page of story occurs during events of Green Lantern Special 1. Story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 607.

The Sins of The Father... (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-3650

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Mockingbird [Carlo DiRienzi]; second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Rafael DiRienzi; Mr. Sifakis; Mr. Mannering; Gus Markesson; Mr. Ferguson; Mr. Wheatley
Synopsis:
Rafael DiRienzi begins his search for Mockingbird, enlisting the help of his restaurant manager, Gus Markesson.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605, continued in Action Comics Weekly 607.

This Is 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-3795

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Yakin
Synopsis:
Deadman is shown around hell by Yakin, who takes various forms and offers to help Deadman escape.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605, continued in Action Comics Weekly 607. Should be labeled Chapter 6 to match other chapters.

The True Believer (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)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis:
Bob Galt tries to explain his worship of Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605, continued in Action Comics Weekly 607.

Moral Stand Chapter 6 Stop The Presses (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-3826

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; B. Lyle Layman (villain); members of Legion of Morality (villains, 1 may die); George Sapely
Synopsis:
Lou Godder is taken to task by his editor, while the Legion of Morality attacks the Moline News and is interrupted by Wild Dog.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605, continued in Action Comics Weekly 607.

Focus (Table of Contents)

V For Vendetta / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
V For Vendatta

Indexer Notes

Article is about the "V For Vendetta" series.

Another Fine War Part 6 (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-3962

Genre:
Adventure; War
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings; Robert Massie; The Red Dragon [Sheah Chun Ryan]
Synopsis:
The Red Dragon beds Blackhawk and he tries to arrange leaving with her and the treasure.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 605, continued in Action Comics Weekly 607.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman... A God?
    Superman
  2. 1. The List
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Sins of The Father...
    The Secret Six
  4. 3. This Is Hell
    Deadman
  5. 4. The True Believer
    Superman
  6. 5. Moral Stand Chapter 6 Stop The Presses
    Wild Dog
  7. 6. Focus
    V For Vendetta
  8. 7. Another Fine War Part 6
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Creel
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • John DiBello
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne