(November 1, 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.


Black Canary Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis (signed)
Inks:
Alan Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; common crooks

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 623.

Faith! (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-4264

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Priest
Synopsis:
Priest trains Hal Jordan in the use of his ring in this new sector, and tries to convince him that both the ring and the power battery are unnecessary to wield the green power.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

[Aryan Acres] (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / 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-4177

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Billy Batson; Ham Davis; Ron; Jake; Sam; Dr. Patterson; Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy] (origin)
Synopsis:
Billy Batson discovers the secrets of Aryan Acres and Captain Nazi is created.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625. First appearance and origin of the post-crisis Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy].

The Sound Of A Silent Heart (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-3802

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tony Mantegna; Shelley; Harry Shandler (flashback); Thomas John Pearson (gravesite only)
Synopsis:
Tony Mantegna talks about his past.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Pin The Tail... (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]; Bob Galt
Synopsis:
Superman and Bob Galt return to Bob's cult and are followed by the Consortium.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Wildwood; [(Grave Doings Part 6)] (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Baron
Pencils:
Vince Giarrano
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-4397

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden; spirit of Stella Pecksha; spirit of Delia Peckshaw; Tyson Peckshaw (ghost); Gunther (ghost); Eric (ghost); Luke Estes
Synopsis:
Deadman and Madame Waxahachie are at a stalemate with the spirits of the Peckshaw twins.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625. Should be labeled Part 6 to match other chapters.

Knock 'Em Dead (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Sharon Wright
Pencils:
Randy DuBurke
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Steve Haynie
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (story)
Job Number:
G-4197

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Rita Librado; Walt Sarno; Bob; Bart; Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Marilyn Meyers
Synopsis:
A killer arrives in Seattle and Black Canary is injured while training.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Black Canary Strikes Back!
    Black Canary
  2. 1. Faith!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Aryan Acres] (Chapter 2)
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Sound Of A Silent Heart
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Pin The Tail...
    Superman
  6. 5. Wildwood; [(Grave Doings Part 6)]
    Deadman
  7. 6. Knock 'Em Dead (Part 1)
    Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne