(August 16, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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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

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


Nightwing Flies Again! (Table of Contents)

Nightwing & Speedy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 612.

Head Trip (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-3787

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Mind Games; Arisia; Lt. Burt Rensaleer; Cynthia Gresham; (all of the following appear in Hal Jordan's mind ONLY) Myrwhydden; Goldface [Keith Kenyon]; Black Hand [William Hand]; Sinestro; The Shark; Hector Hammond; Star Sapphire
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan defeats Mind Games and discovers he is totally without fear. He then asks his ring to show him why. Meanwhile, Arisia accepts a modeling job.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 612, continued in Action Comics Weekly 614.

The Cheshire Contract! ([Chapter 1]) (Table of Contents)

Nightwing & Speedy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Chuck Patton
Inks:
Tom Poston
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-3843

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [aka. Jade]
Synopsis:
Nightwing gets unexpected help from Speedy to break up a smuggling ring, then Speedy asks Nightwing to help him stop Cheshire from her next murder.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 614. Should be labeled Chapter 1 to match later chapters.

Can't Judge A Book... (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Stranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Tom Grindberg
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Bob Pinaha
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story)

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Bruce Gordon; Daniel Gleason; Au Puch
Synopsis:
An ancient Mayan god is brought to life by a mystery writer and attacks the Phantom Stranger.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 614.

Wicked Business! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story)
Job Number:
G-4082

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
The Consortium decides to eliminate Charles Culpepper and Superman, while Superman goes hunting for them.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 612, continued in Action Comics Weekly 614.

The Tin Roof Club (Part 3) (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-4022

Genre:
Adventure; Crime
Characters:
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; George Flannery; Holly (dies); Arthur
Synopsis:
Catwoman hunts down Holly's husband after he kills Holly and steals the missing brooch.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 612, continued in Action Comics Weekly 614.

Bitter Fruit (Part 5) (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-4024

Genre:
Superhero; Adventure
Characters:
Dinah Lance; Rita Librado; Luis Librado; Barry Neiman; Doug Vallines (on telephone); Gary DeMott; William B. MacDonald; Jake; Vincent Scales; Ellen Waverly; Hank Beecham
Synopsis:
Black Canary questions the Librados, while problems develop at an INS office and Vincent Scales' people beat up a forger the Librados used.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 612, continued in Action Comics Weekly 614.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nightwing Flies Again!
    Nightwing & Speedy
  2. 1. Head Trip
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Cheshire Contract! ([Chapter 1])
    Nightwing & Speedy
  4. 3. Can't Judge A Book...
    The Phantom Stranger
  5. 4. Wicked Business!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Tin Roof Club (Part 3)
    Catwoman
  7. 6. Bitter Fruit (Part 5)
    Black Canary
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
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