(December 13, 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. Also contains a promo feature "Daily Planet", with information on the Invasion series. This cover is preprinted as a pinup page in Action Comics Weekly 629. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


[none] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Severin (signed)
Inks:
John Severin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]

Will (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Captain Atom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James Owsley [Christopher Priest]; Mark Bright [M.D. Bright]
Pencils:
Mark Bright [M.D. Bright]
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)
Job Number:
G-4444

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; alien in form of Randy Violent; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]
Synopsis:
Captain Atom fights Hal Jordan and leaves him exhausted in the desert and goes back to attack an alien.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 629, continued in Action Comics Weekly 631.

Knock 'Em Dead (Part 7) (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-4323

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Lt. Cameron; Ken Glazier; Anna; Ron Tompkins
Synopsis:
Black Canary breaks up a police arrest and the suspect goes free, only to be captured by another murderer.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 629, continued in Action Comics Weekly 631.

...The Mockingbird Still Singing O'er Its Grave... (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:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (story)
Job Number:
G-3808

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
second Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Carlo DiRienzi (dies); Walter Fenady (dies); Ms. Heppel; Max (dies); Mr. Thorsen; Mr. Giddens; Gus Markesson; Rafael DiRienzi [Mockingbird?
Synopsis:
The Secret Six kills the last of "The Agency" personnel after they attack, Rafael DiRienzi disappears after his father is killed, and a new Mockingbird appears.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 629.

The Power From Beyond! (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-4424

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Mother Tierra; Listener
Synopsis:
Superman tries to trace the energy that his worshippers gain their powers from, as the Consortium rushes to their hideout.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 629, continued in Action Comics Weekly 631.

Attacks; (Rocks And Hard Places Chapter 5) (Table of Contents)

Speedy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cheri Wilkerson
Pencils:
Tom Mandrake
Inks:
Tom Mandrake
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-4312

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Hunter; Moira; Button; Lian Harper
Synopsis:
Speedy tries to rescue the kidnapped Button from the Friends of The Empire after they firebomb his house.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 629, continued in Action Comics Weekly 631.

Mr. Blackhawk Goes To Washington (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-4237

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson]; Natalie Reed; Gretchen Koblenz; Wendell Hardesty; Keng Kuan Chee [Mairzey]; President Harry S. Truman; Dean Forrestal; Admiral Hillenkoetter; George
Synopsis:
Blackhawk accepts a deal to work for the U.S. government, which pulls Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson] off the case, while a Nazi group plots to ambush Blackhawk.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 629, continued in Action Comics Weekly 631.

Invasion First Strike! (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Firestorm [Ronald Raymond and Professor Martin Stein]; Firehawk; Power Girl [Kara Starr]; Starman [Will Payton]; Wonder Woman ; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Doom Patrol; Sea Devils; Aquaman [Art

Indexer Notes

Information on the Invasion series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
    Superman
  2. 1. Will
    Green Lantern; Captain Atom
  3. 2. Knock 'Em Dead (Part 7)
    Black Canary
  4. 3. ...The Mockingbird Still Singing O'er Its Grave...
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. The Power From Beyond!
    Superman
  6. 5. Attacks; (Rocks And Hard Places Chapter 5)
    Speedy
  7. 6. Mr. Blackhawk Goes To Washington
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. Invasion First Strike!
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Charlie Major
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne