(July 5, 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. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


The Secret Six... Behind Enemy Lines (Table of Contents)

The Secret Six / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 606.

Guilty! (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Oprah Winfrey; Mr. Marx
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan decides to appear on the Oprah Winfrey show to improve his public image.

Indexer Notes

Story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 606. Continued in Action Comics Weekly 608.

Escape From Hell; (Chapter 7) (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Yakin; Sensei; Satan
Synopsis:
Deadman and Yakin escape from Hell after Deadman defeats Sensei again.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 606, continued in Action Comics Weekly 608. The alien known as "Satan" has amnesia and takes on appearance of D.B. Cooper. It is from the same planet as Talaoc and Yakin.

Legionnaire's Disease; (Moral Stand Chapter 7) (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)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Lt. Andy Flint; Detective Calloway; members of Legion of Morality (some die)
Synopsis:
Wild Dog is wounded when he thwarts the Legion of Morality's attack on the Moline News.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 606, continued in Action Comics Weekly 608.

Familiar Face? (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); Renée Witterstaetter (Assistant Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka Clark Kent]; Anne
Synopsis:
Superman tracks down Charles Culpepper through the Daily Planet's files.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #606, continued in Action Comics Weekly #608.

Gino (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mockingbird [Carlo DiRienzi]; second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Rafael DiRienzi; Mrs. DiRienzi (flashback, dies); Alberto (flashback); Ralph Dorn
Synopsis:
Rafael DiRienzi breaks into the SecretSix headquarters and relates his and his father's histories with Mockingbird; and Mockingbird gives them their next assignment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 606, continued in Action Comics Weekly 608.

Another Fine War (Chapter 7) (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)

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Cynthia Hastings; Robert Massie; The Red Dragon [Sheah Chun Ryan]; The Red Dragon's pirates
Synopsis:
Blackhawk and Robert Massie fight when Cynthia Hastings tries to take a golden statue.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 606, continued in Action Comics Weekly 608. Should be labeled as Part 7 to match other chapters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret Six... Behind Enemy Lines
    The Secret Six
  2. 1. Guilty!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Escape From Hell; (Chapter 7)
    Deadman
  4. 3. Legionnaire's Disease; (Moral Stand Chapter 7)
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Familiar Face?
    Superman
  6. 5. Gino
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. Another Fine War (Chapter 7)
    Blackhawk
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