(January 31, 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 1.85 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 a promo feature, "Daily Planet", with information on the Invasion series.


See Hollywood and Die! (Table of Contents)

Speedy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerome Moore (signed)
Inks:
Jerome Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Luana; common crook

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 636.

Exiles Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Speedy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Verheiden
Pencils:
Louis Williams
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (story)
Job Number:
G-4360

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Lian Harper; Owen Burley; William Rettick; Mr. Pelham; Luana
Synopsis:
Speedy thwarts a mugging and continues to track his private investigator assignment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 636, continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

Never Trust a Demon! (Table of Contents)

The Demon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Grant
Pencils:
Mark Pacella
Inks:
Bill Wray
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Dan Raspler (story)
Job Number:
G-4356

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Demon [Etrigan]; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Jack
Synopsis:
Jason Blood convinces Etrigan to leave a boy alone, and begins tracking Morgaine Le Fey.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 636; continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

[First Day at Work] (Table of Contents)

Hero Hotline / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Stephen De Stefano
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Bob Ro [Bob Rozakis]
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)
Job Number:
G-4477

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hotshot [William Lefferts]; Mrs. Lefferts; Flex [Sturgis Butterfield]; Stretch [Tom Longacre]; 500-2Q; Harry; Lester Lee; Voice-Over [Andy Greenwald]; Microwavabelle [Belle Jackson]; Diamondette [Diana Theotocopoulos]
Synopsis:
A new employee joins Hero Hotline and a villain takes one of the heroes hostage.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

The Power of Darkseid! (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; Clark Kent]; Darkseid; Mr. Jacobs; Mr. Billings; John Hodges
Synopsis:
Darkseid tells Superman why he created a holy war and captures the 3 leaders of The Consortium. Darkseid notes that 34 people have died in his experiment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 636; continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

Luck Be a Lady (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Strazewski
Pencils:
Chuck Austen
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Mark Waid (story)
Job Number:
G-4520

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Mr. Farid
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady collects some information from an arms dealer.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 636; continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

Crack Up Chapter Two: Easy M$ney (Table of Contents)

Wild Dog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Collins
Pencils:
Terry Beatty
Inks:
John Nyberg
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)
Job Number:
G-4445

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Georgie Washington (dies); Willie Wallace; Lt. Andy Flint; Detective Calloway
Synopsis:
The police kill Georgie Washington accidently in a crack house raid.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 636, continued in Action Comics Weekly 638.

Invasion-Aftermath! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. See Hollywood and Die!
    Speedy
  2. 1. Exiles Part 2
    Speedy
  3. 2. Never Trust a Demon!
    The Demon
  4. 3. [First Day at Work]
    Hero Hotline
  5. 4. The Power of Darkseid!
    Superman
  6. 5. Luck Be a Lady
    Phantom Lady
  7. 6. Crack Up Chapter Two: Easy M$ney
    Wild Dog
  8. 7. Invasion-Aftermath!
    Daily Planet
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