(August 23, 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 editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Contains 6 stories. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Green Lantern... America's Cosmic Defender! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks:
Ty Templeton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 613.

Bring Me A Man (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:
Dennis O'Neil (story editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Arisia; Guy Gardner (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan discovers that his ring removed his fears and he successfully directs it to replace some fears. Story retells his origin as Green Lantern.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 613. Story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 615.

Death God (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Tom Grindberg
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
B. Sean Pennaha [Bob Pinaha ?]
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story editor)
Job Number:
G-3832

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Daniel Gleason; Au Puch; zombies
Synopsis:
The Phantom Stranger defeats Ah Puch.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 613.

First Blood; ([The Cheshire Contract Chapter 2]) (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 editor)
Job Number:
G-3963

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [aka. Jade]; Brian Rachaels (dies); Nicholas (dies)
Synopsis:
Nightwing and Speedy stop Cheshire once, but she succeeds eventually.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 613, continued in Action Comics Weekly 615. References New Teen Titans 20. Should be labeled Chapter 2 to match later chapters.

Death Comes Calling... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Editing:
Mike Carlin (story editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
Superman arrives in California just in time to save Charles Culpepper.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 613, continued in Action Comics Weekly 615.

The Tin Roof Club (Part 4) (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 editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)
Job Number:
G-4038

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; George Flannery; Arthur; Raul
Synopsis:
Catwoman kills two security guards and frames Holly's husband for it and for the jewelry theft.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 613.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Comics Weekly / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3340

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Nick Damon, Rob Ullman, Louis A. Morra, Coy Brown and Bob the Duck.

Bitter Fruit ([Part 6]) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sharon Wright
Pencils:
Randy DuBurke
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Mike Gold (story editor)

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance aka. Bonnie Cardinal]; Rita Librado; Luis Librado; Mrs. Librado; Doug Vallines; Barry Neiman; William B. MacDonald; Vincent Scales; Ellen Waverly; Eddie Fyers; Hank Beecham; Jake
Synopsis:
William MacDonald hires someone to kill one of his employees just as Doug Vallines' private investigator is preparing to give her information on the Librados, and Black Canary stops a shakedown of Hank Beecham.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 613, continued in Action Comics Weekly 615. Story is mislabeled as (Part 4).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lantern... America's Cosmic Defender!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Bring Me A Man
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Death God
    The Phantom Stranger
  4. 3. First Blood; ([The Cheshire Contract Chapter 2])
    Nightwing & Speedy
  5. 4. Death Comes Calling...
    Superman
  6. 5. The Tin Roof Club (Part 4)
    Catwoman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Bitter Fruit ([Part 6])
    Black Canary
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne