(August 2, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
weekly with the exception of the last week of the year
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

Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Superman... The Never-Ending Battle (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Nino (signed)
Inks:
Alex Nino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; common crooks
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 610.

Room Service (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Peter David
Pencils:
Tod Smith
Inks:
Tod Smith
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)
Job Number:
G-3758

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Lt. Burt Rensaleer; Cynthia Gresham; Mind Games
Synopsis:
Arisia and Hal Jordan thwart an attack by a madman, and Hal is the next victim of Mind Games' rage ray.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 610, continued in Action Comics Weekly 612.

Will The Real Devil Please Stand Up?; (Chapter 11) (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 Kessel (story)
Job Number:
G-4066

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Yakin; Stan Kriptman; Mr. Jones; Satan; Talaoc; Major Grace Kasaba
Synopsis:
Satan and Deadman argue while Talaoc arrives again to retrieve both Satan and Yakin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 610, continued in Action Comics Weekly 612.

Bringing Home The Bacon (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-3659

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Mitch Hoberman; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Jack Poundstone (on telephone); Ralph Dorn; employees of Farmer Ralph's Meats
Synopsis:
The Secret Six get the evidence on Farmer Jack's meat, while Jack Poundstone informs Ralph Dorn of the problem.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 610, continued in Action Comics Weekly 612.

Beyond Mortal Men! (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-3941

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Perry White
Synopsis:
Bob Galt completes his explanation of the cult he belongs to.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 610, continued in Action Comics Weekly 612.

The Tin Roof Club ([Part 1]) (Table of Contents)

Catwoman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mindy Newell
Pencils:
Barry Kitson
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Carrie Spiegle
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)
Job Number:
G-3966

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; George Flannery; Holly; Anson; Willie; Jack
Synopsis:
Catwoman steals a brooch and passes it to a friend, while the cops and other crooks come looking for it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 612. Should be labeled Part 1 to match later chapters.

Bitter Fruit (Part 3) (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sharon Wright
Pencils:
Randy DuBurke
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-3965

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Rita Librado; Hector Librado; Luis Librado; Barry Neiman; Gary DeMott; Jake
Synopsis:
Black Canary tracks down thugs while someone attempts to kill Hector Librado.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 610, continued in Action Comics Weekly 612.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman... The Never-Ending Battle
    Superman
  2. 1. Room Service
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Will The Real Devil Please Stand Up?; (Chapter 11)
    Deadman
  4. 3. Bringing Home The Bacon
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Beyond Mortal Men!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Tin Roof Club ([Part 1])
    Catwoman
  7. 6. Bitter Fruit (Part 3)
    Black Canary
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