(October 25, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
weekly with the exception of the last week of the year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Brent Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]
Keywords:
lightning; rain

Priest (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)
Job Number:
G-4263

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Priest
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan tracks the beam that destroyed his power battery to another planet, where the being who caused it gets Hal to intervene in an interplanetary war.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Chapter One My Week in Valhalla (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
Rick Stasi
Inks:
Rick Magyar
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
Jean Simek
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-4207

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shazam! [Billy Batson; Captain Marvel]; Ralph Decker; Mr. Randall; Elvira Thickert; Zack McCullers (dies); Dawn McCullers; Dudley; Joel
Synopsis:
After Captain Marvel accidently kills a man, Billy Batson tries to make amends with the family.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

[Grave Doings Part 5] Seventeen (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
Kelley Jones
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga; Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Helen Vesik
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-4342

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; zombies; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Clara; Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden; spirit of Stella Peckshaw; spirit of Delia Peckshaw; Luke Estes
Synopsis:
Deadman and Madame Waxahachie track the spirits of the Peckshaw twins who have assembled their army of zombies.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Revelations (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-4374

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; John Hodges; Mr. Billings
Synopsis:
The Consortium details its reasons for desiring to destroy Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Standard Allowable Abductions (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:
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Shelley; Steve Traeger; Mr. Drake
Synopsis:
Members of the Secret Six escape from "The Agency" with Steve Traeger.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

The Devil Was a Baby (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Dan McKinnon
Editing:
Renee Witterstaetter (story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Sister Camille; Father Davis; Satan
Synopsis:
A priest dispatches Satan after he holds The Phantom Stranger at bay.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Priest
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter One My Week in Valhalla
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [Grave Doings Part 5] Seventeen
    Deadman
  5. 4. Revelations
    Superman
  6. 5. Standard Allowable Abductions
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. The Devil Was a Baby
    The Phantom Stranger
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