(September 13, 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)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dean Motter (signed)
Inks:
Dean Motter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 616.

Assault On A Green (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-3796

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Castle [Dr. Castle] (first name given as both Roger and Max); Siphon; Runaround Sue; Lillian Hawkes; Stasis; Incinderella; Lt. Burt Rensaleer
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan tracks down and is attacked by the Freak Show, while Arisia contemplates her relationship.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 616, continued in Action Comics Weekly 618.

Seems Like Old Times... (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-4063

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Weng Chan; Olaf Friedriksen; Johannes Van Der Houten; Mr. Kustarto
Synopsis:
Weng brings Olaf to a reunion with the Blackhawks and Olaf and Blackhawk get into a barroom fight.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 616, continued in Action Comics Weekly 618.

Puppy Dog Tale; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 3) (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)

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Susan King; Harry; unnamed wife of Harry
Synopsis:
Wild Dog breaks up a domestic quarrel and is helped by Wild Pup.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #616, continued in Action Comics Weekly #618.

Missing Person (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman helps police get a description of Charles Culpepper's attacker and searches for Bob Galt.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 616, continued in Action Comics Weekly 618.

Channel Switching (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Fred Carrillo
Editing:
Renee Witterstaetter (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Sylvia Blaine; Ky'lhorr
Synopsis:
The Phantom Stranger helps send an Atlantean king's spirit to its final rest after it is mistakenly called by a medium.

Motives; ([The Cheshire Contract] Chapter 5) (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-3844

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [aka. Jade]; Wen Chen Cheng
Synopsis:
Nightwing fights Cheshire to a standstill as she injures Speedy, though Speedy takes custody of his daughter.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 616, continued in Action Comics Weekly 618.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Assault On A Green
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Seems Like Old Times...
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Puppy Dog Tale; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 3)
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Missing Person
    Superman
  6. 5. Channel Switching
    The Phantom Stranger
  7. 6. Motives; ([The Cheshire Contract] Chapter 5)
    Nightwing & Speedy
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