(August 30, 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

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


Wild Dog Breaks Loose! (Table of Contents)

Wild Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Crain (signed)
Inks:
Rick Magyar (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 614.

Freaks! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Peter David; Richard Howell (co-plotter)
Pencils:
Richard Howell
Inks:
Arne Starr
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story)
Job Number:
G-3767

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Veronica Hawkes; Ollie; Castle [Dr. Castle] (first name given as both Roger and Max); Siphon; Runaround Sue
Synopsis:
Some superpowered crooks trap Hal Jordan at a location Arisia is modeling at.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 616. Story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 614.

That Was No Lady... (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Rick Burchett
Inks:
Rick Burchett
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-4061

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson]
Synopsis:
Blackhawk escapes from some smugglers and hires Natalie Reed.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 616. Story references and begins some months after Action Comics Weekly 608.

Night Patrol; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Wild Dog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)
Job Number:
G-4140

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Lt. Andy Flint; Lou Godder; Detective Calloway; unnamed female serial killer
Synopsis:
A female serial killer stalks the Quad Cities and Wild Dog begins a search for her, while attracting the attention of a protegee.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly #616.

Fatal Flaw? (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)
Job Number:
G-4084

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis:
Superman saves Charles Culpepper but may have killed his assailant.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 614, continued in Action Comics Weekly 616.

Tracks Of A Killer!; ([The Cheshire Contract] Chapter 3) (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-3964

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [aka. Jade]; Garrison Peebles (dies); Lord Lawrence Hill; Wen Chen Cheng; Raymond Weist; Changeling [Garfield Logan]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Danny Chase
Synopsis:
Nightwing is suspicious of Speedy's motives; Cheshire kills another ambasador.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 614, continued in Action Comics Weekly 616. References New Teen Titans 48-49.

Bitter Fruit (Part 7) (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-4040

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance aka. Bonnie Cardinal]; Doug Vallines; Barry Neiman; William B. MacDonald; Vincent Scales; Ellen Waverly (dies); Eddie Fyers
Synopsis:
Black Canary meets Doug Vallines and his private detective and tracks Vincent Scales, while his hired assassin deals with an INS employee.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 614, continued in Action Comics Weekly 616.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Wild Dog Breaks Loose!
    Wild Dog
  2. 1. Freaks!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. That Was No Lady...
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Night Patrol; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 1)
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Fatal Flaw?
    Superman
  6. 5. Tracks Of A Killer!; ([The Cheshire Contract] Chapter 3)
    Nightwing & Speedy
  7. 6. Bitter Fruit (Part 7)
    Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne