(December 27, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Volume:
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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. Also contains a text feature "Daily Planet", with information on the Invasion series. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


Nightwing & Speedy Under Fire! (Table of Contents)

Nightwing & Speedy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Grindberg (signed)
Inks:
Tom Grindberg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Lian Harper; unnamed terrorists

Beyond Phobus (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / 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-4606

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Lord Malvolio]
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan is drawn into an unknown sector of space by Malvolio, who claims he will imprison Hal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631, continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

Cat And Mouse (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Renee Witterstaetter (story)
Job Number:
G-4131

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Dr. Terrence Thirteen; Tannarak; Tala (as Cassandra Craft); lion creation of Tannarak
Synopsis:
Tannarak captures the Phantom Stranger and creates a lion creature, while Tala tracks him disguised as Cassandra Craft.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631, continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

Knock 'Em Dead (Part 9) (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-4353

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Deborah Tilden (dies); Cat Maddox; Lt. Cameron; Ken Glazier; Jason Marsh; Mr. Larkin
Synopsis:
Black Canary becomes injured when she thwarts a murder attempt, and the assailant escapes and kidnaps her intended victim.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631, continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

Holy War (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-4460

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Mother Tierra; Listener
Synopsis:
Superman battles the Consortium and his cult of worshippers joins in.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631, continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

A Time of Changes; (Rocks And Hard Places Chapter 7) (Table of Contents)

Nightwing & Speedy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cherie Wilkerson
Pencils:
Vince Giarrano
Inks:
Tom Mandrake
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)
Job Number:
G-4314

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Hunter; Moira; Button; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Mrs. Sebastian; Sinnead (dies); Beryl (on phone); Seamus Paul O'Connor
Synopsis:
Speedy and Nightwing are attacked by the Sanas and the Friends of the Empire, and saved by Officer Hunter, after Moira is injured by a bomb.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631; continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

Doing The Horizontal Goosestep (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-4275

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Gretchen Koblenz; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Constance Darabont (dies); Dieter; Olaf Friedriksen
Synopsis:
Nazis kill Ms. Darabont and impersonate her to obtain the LSD shipment from the Blackhawks.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 631, continued in Action Comics Weekly 633.

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. Nightwing & Speedy Under Fire!
    Nightwing & Speedy
  2. 1. Beyond Phobus
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Cat And Mouse (Chapter 2)
    The Phantom Stranger
  4. 3. Knock 'Em Dead (Part 9)
    Black Canary
  5. 4. Holy War
    Superman
  6. 5. A Time of Changes; (Rocks And Hard Places Chapter 7)
    Nightwing & Speedy
  7. 6. Doing The Horizontal Goosestep
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. Invasion First Strike!
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne