(September 27, 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.


The Resurrection of Deadman (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Esteban Maroto
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; spirits

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 618.

Veronica (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:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)
Job Number:
G-4160

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
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is attacked by the Freak Show after Veronica Hawkes allows him to search her factory.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 618, continued in Action Comics Weekly 620.

One Mass Murderer To Go; (Fatal Distraction [Chapter 5]) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Max Collins
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell; Terry Beatty (layouts)
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)
Job Number:
G-4220

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Susan King; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Detective Calloway; Lt. Andy Flint; unnamed male mass murderer
Synopsis:
Wild Dog arrives at a hostage situation and Wild Pup attacks the perpetrator.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #618, continued in Action Comics Weekly #620. Should be labeled Chapter 5 to match other chapters.

[Grave Doings] (Part 2) (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-4281

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; body of Sgt. Cosgrove; zombies; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Clara; Sid Estes; Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden
Synopsis:
Though Deadman inhabits one zombie and stops it from kidnapping twins, they are kidnapped by other zombies anyway.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 618, continued in Action Comics Weekly 620. The inker, Kelley Jones is misspelled Kelly.

Protective Shield? (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-4215

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis:
Bob Galt harrasses a store proprietor while Superman searches for him.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 618, continued in Action Comics Weekly 620.

Once More Unto The Breach (Table of Contents)

The Secret Six / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (story)
Job Number:
G-3771

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Mr. Ferguson; Mr. Drake
Synopsis:
The Secret Six begin a search for Mockingbird as they perform his latest assignment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 612, continued in Action Comics Weekly 620. The costumes and prostetic devices worn by the Secret Six are drawn differently than the previous chapter, especially Vic's and Maria's.

What's A Nice Girl Like You...? (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-4065

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; 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]; Mr. Soekardja; Mr. Toba; Marcia Rossiter [aka. Al
Synopsis:
Blackhawk escapes as the other members of the Blackhawks are imprisoned and Van Der Houten's men discover the missing plane.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 618, continued in Action Comics Weekly 620.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Resurrection of Deadman
    Deadman
  2. 1. Veronica
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. One Mass Murderer To Go; (Fatal Distraction [Chapter 5])
    Wild Dog
  4. 3. [Grave Doings] (Part 2)
    Deadman
  5. 4. Protective Shield?
    Superman
  6. 5. Once More Unto The Breach
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. What's A Nice Girl Like You...?
    Blackhawk
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne