(September 20, 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.


Nightwing & Speedy On The Prowl! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 617. Cover is based on and credited to a double-page pin-up in Batman #181 (1966) by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson.

First Encounter (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-4090

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; Veronica Hawkes; Cynthia Gresham
Synopsis:
The Freak Show escapes from Hal Jordan and he tracks them to Hawkes Industries.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 617, continued in Action Comics Weekly 619.

Unhappy Landing (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-4064

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Weng Chan; Olaf Friedriksen; Johannes Van Der Houten; Johannes Van Der Houten's army; Mr. Kustarto; Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson]
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks are captured by Van Der Houten.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 617, continued in Action Comics Weekly 619.

Lucky Night; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 4) (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-4219

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Susan King; Len (Susan King's camerman); Coleen McQueen; unnamed female serial killer
Synopsis:
Wild Dog gives an interview to a news reporter and stumbles upon the serial killer, but she escapes.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #617, continued in Action Comics Weekly #619.

Out On The town (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-4202

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis:
Superman searches for Bob Galt.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 617, continued in Action Comics Weekly 619.

Grave Doings (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
Kelley Jones
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-4256

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; body of Sgt. Cosgrove; zombies
Synopsis:
Deadman discovers Wellman Legros attempting to create an army of zombies and inhabits one to try to thwart him.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 619. Should be labeled Part 1 to match other parts.

Conclusion; (The Cheshire Contract [Chapter 6]) (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-4224

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Roy Harper; Cheshire [aka. Jade]; Koriand'r; Lian Harper; Lord Lawrence Hill
Synopsis:
Nightwing defeats Cheshire and Speedy is reunited with his daughter.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 617. Should be labeled Chapter 6 to match other chapters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nightwing & Speedy On The Prowl!
    Nightwing & Speedy
  2. 1. First Encounter
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Unhappy Landing
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Lucky Night; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 4)
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Out On The town
    Superman
  6. 5. Grave Doings (Chapter 1)
    Deadman
  7. 6. Conclusion; (The Cheshire Contract [Chapter 6])
    Nightwing & Speedy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne