(July 12, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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. No letter column. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Green Lantern The Lone Guardian (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Smith (signed)
Inks:
Paul Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 607.

Where The Heck Is Green Lantern? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Peter David
Pencils:
Tod Smith
Inks:
Dan Bulanadi
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Oprah Winfrey
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan reveals he is without fear on the Oprah Winfrey show, after stopping an armored car robbery.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 607, continued in Action Comics Weekly 609. Penciller Tod Smith is mispelled "Todd Smith."

Winged Dog; (Moral Stand Chapter 8) (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]; B. Lyle Layman; Susan King; members of Legion of Morality; Detective Calloway; Lt. Andy Flint; Helen Scournt
Synopsis:
Andy Flint questions a witness and Wild Dog's infiltration of the Legion of Morality is discovered.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 607, continued in Action Comics Weekly 609.

Blind Impulse (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]; Tommy Peterson; Mrs. Peterson; Walter Fenady; Mr. Sifakis; Mockingbird [August Durant] (on videotape); Rafael
Synopsis:
Mockingbird warns the Secret Six about Rafael DiRienzi, who escapes. Vic Sommers visits his ex-wife and get into a fight with her current husband.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 607, continued in Action Comics Weekly 609.

Questions And Mysteries (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; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Mr. Jacobs; John Hodges
Synopsis:
It's revealed that Charles Culpepper was injured in a teleportation accident and did not blow himself up, and Superman begins to track him down.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 607, continued in Action Comics Weekly 609.

Gala Reception; (Chapter 8) (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]; Major Grace Kasaba; Stan Kriptman; Lynn Smyth; Mr. Orth (corpse)
Synopsis:
Deadman escapes from hell and takes over C.I.A. Director Stan Kriptman as he discovers that "Satan" may also have escaped from hell.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 607, continued in Action Comics Weekly 609.

Another Fine War (Conclusion! [Part 8]) (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; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni
Synopsis:
Blackhawk and Cynthia Hastings escape from the Red Dragon when Andre and Chuck show up in the nick of time.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 607. Should be labeled Part 8 to match other chapters.

Focus (Table of Contents)

Batman; Green Arrow; The Question / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Augustyn
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Question

Indexer Notes

Article is about the Detective Comics, Green Arrow, and Question Annuals.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lantern The Lone Guardian
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Where The Heck Is Green Lantern?
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Winged Dog; (Moral Stand Chapter 8)
    Wild Dog
  4. 3. Blind Impulse
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Questions And Mysteries
    Superman
  6. 5. Gala Reception; (Chapter 8)
    Deadman
  7. 6. Another Fine War (Conclusion! [Part 8])
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. Focus
    Batman; Green Arrow; The Question
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne