(September 6, 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

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; unnamed army personnel

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 615.

Safe At Home (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Peter David
Pencils:
Richard Howell
Inks:
Arne Starr
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Helen Vesik
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)
Job Number:
G-3809

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; Lillian Hawkes; Lt. Burt Rensaleer; Mrs. Rensaleer
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan escapes from a trap and begins to hunt the criminals.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 615, continued in Action Comics Weekly 617.

Mission: Implausible (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-4062

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Marcia Rossiter [aka. Alice Richardson]; Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson]; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Weng Chan; Johannes Van Der Houten; Mr. Kustarto
Synopsis:
Blackhawk and his men take a search job from Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson].

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 615, continued in Action Comics Weekly 617.

Battle Gear; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 2) (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-4203

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Lt. Andy Flint; Susan King; Mrs. Crown; Harry; unnamed wife of Harry
Synopsis:
Wild Pup puts together his own set of battle gear, while Wild Dog arrives in a bar to break up a domestic quarrel.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #615, continued in Action Comics Weekly #617.

Dead Men Tell No Tales (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-4085

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman enlists the aid of 2 doctors to get closer to finding the source of the assassins.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 615, continued in Action Comics Weekly 617.

Counterpoint; (The Cheshire Contract Chapter 4) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Chuck Patton
Inks:
Tom Poston
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
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]; Wen Chen Cheng; Raymond Weist (dies)
Synopsis:
Speedy and Nightwing search separately for Cheshire. Speedy is defeated by Wen Cheng and Nightwing fights Cheshire.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 615, continued in Action Comics Weekly 617.

Conclusion; (Bitter Fruit [Part 8]) (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-4041

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Dinah Lance [aka. Bonnie Cardinal]; Doug Vallines; Barry Neiman; William B. MacDonald; Vincent Scales; Hector Librado (dies); Gary DeMott
Synopsis:
Black Canary finds Vincent Scales and convinces him to stop his efforts against Doug Vallines and the Librado family.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 615. Should be labeled Chapter 8 to match other chapters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Safe At Home
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Mission: Implausible
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Battle Gear; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 2)
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Dead Men Tell No Tales
    Superman
  6. 5. Counterpoint; (The Cheshire Contract Chapter 4)
    Nightwing & Speedy
  7. 6. Conclusion; (Bitter Fruit [Part 8])
    Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne