(October 18, 1988)

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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.


Green Lantern Cleans Up! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; common crooks

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 621.

The Edge Of Forever (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest] (co-plotter); Mark Bright [M.D. Bright] (co-plotter)
Pencils:
Mark Bright [M.D. Bright]
Inks:
Jose Marzan Jr.
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Dex; Hawk; Chip; Al
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan tracks the yellow beam that destroyed his power battery to the edge of Sector 2814.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 623. Contains a scene which is a flashback to Green Lantern Special 1.

To Help a Child; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 8) (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-4225

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Lt. Andy Flint; Susan King; Len (Susan King's camerman); unnamed female serial killer
Synopsis:
The serial killer turns herself in to the police after wounding Wild Pup.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly #621.

[We Don't Need the Super-Hero] (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Tom Lyle
Inks:
Robert Campanella
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Will Payton]; Jayne Payton; unnamed villain in a S.T.A.R. Labs armored suit; Vincent Garvey; Don
Synopsis:
Starman defeats someone in a S.T.A.R. Labs armored suit.

Seeds Of Doubt (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-4337

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges; Mr. Billings
Synopsis:
Superman and Bob Galt leave some muggers behind, while The Consortium decides to destroy Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 623.

Dead Man On Campus (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Billy Abrahams; Shelley; Steve Traeger; Gus Markesson; Lurene; Mr. Drake; Walter Fenady; August Durant (flashback); Mikhail (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Agency continues to track the Secret Six, and Ladonna learns some of August Durant's background.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 623. Mitch Hoberman does NOT appear in this issue.

The Big Blowoff (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-3384

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Olaf Friedriksen; Weng Chan; Marcia Rossiter [aka. Alice Richardson] (dies); Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson]; Johannes Van Der Houten (may die); Johannes Van Der Houten's army; Mr. K
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks escape from Van Der Houten, but Marcia Rossiter [aka. Alice Richardson] dies.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 628.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lantern Cleans Up!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Edge Of Forever
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. To Help a Child; (Fatal Distraction Chapter 8)
    Wild Dog
  4. 3. [We Don't Need the Super-Hero]
    Starman
  5. 4. Seeds Of Doubt
    Superman
  6. 5. Dead Man On Campus
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. The Big Blowoff
    Blackhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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