(November 8, 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. Cover shown as next issue in letter column is actually the cover of issue 627, but it is labeled 626 here. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Deadman Wraps It All Up! (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Sensei; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; various people from Deadmans life

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 624.

The Law (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-4265

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hedron; Janel
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan forces warring races into a peace agreement, but they agree to try to destroy him as soon as they are able.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 624. There is about a week between this story and Action Comics 626.

[Might Makes Reich (Chapter 3)] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
Rick Stasi
Inks:
Rick Magyar
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Jean Simek
Editing:
Mike Gold (story)
Job Number:
G-4178

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Billy Batson; Ham Davis; Ron; Jake; Sam; Dr. Patterson; Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy]; Duane McCullers
Synopsis:
Billy Batson is left to die when he is discovered undercover with the Sons Of Valhalla, during a plot to poison San Francisco.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 624, continued in Action Comics Weekly 626.

For Whom The Toll Builds (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-3803

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Gus Markesson; Walter Fenady; Mr. Drake; Steve Traeger (dies); Phil
Synopsis:
The Agency attacks the Secret Six and captures Luke. Conversation in story confirms that 7 operatives of The Agency have died in pursuit of the Secret Six.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 624, continued in Action Comics Weekly 626.

Out Of The Frying Pan... (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-4411

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges
Synopsis:
The Consortium tracks Superman and Bob Galt into California.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 624, continued in Action Comics Weekly 626.

Tickle, Tickle; ([Grave Doings] Part 7) (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-4398

Genre:
Occult
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); Luke Estes
Synopsis:
The spirits of the Peckshaw twins move to new hosts after Deadman scares and cajoles them out of the Brogden twins.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 624, continued in Action Comics Weekly 626.

Knock 'Em Dead (Part 2) (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)

Genre:
Superhero; Adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Walt Sarno (dies); Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Ken Glazier
Synopsis:
Walt Sarno is killed and Ken Glazier receives a threatening letter.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 624, continued in Action Comics Weekly 626.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Deadman Wraps It All Up!
    Deadman
  2. 1. The Law
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Might Makes Reich (Chapter 3)]
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. For Whom The Toll Builds
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Out Of The Frying Pan...
    Superman
  6. 5. Tickle, Tickle; ([Grave Doings] Part 7)
    Deadman
  7. 6. Knock 'Em Dead (Part 2)
    Black Canary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne