(February 7, 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 1.85 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Demon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Demon [Etrigan]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 637.

Exiles (Part 3) (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-4556

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Owen Burley; Luana (phone); Sean Bauman [Phillip Lossner]
Synopsis:
Speedy is beaten when he reports the results of his investigation to the client.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 637; continued in Action Comics Weekly 639.

The Road to Hell (Part 3) (Table of Contents)

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-4372

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Demon [Etrigan]; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Asteroth; Merlin; unnamed demon
Synopsis:
An unnamed demon nearly kills Jason Blood, but he calls upon Etrigan and is saved, while Asteroth tortures Merlin.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #637; continued in Action Comics Weekly #639. This is the only chapter to be labeled with a "Part" number.

[The Razor's Edge] (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hotshot [William Lefferts]; Flex [Sturgis Butterfield]; Stretch [Tom Longacre]; 500-2Q; Harry; Lester Lee; Voice-Over [Andy Greenwald]; Microwavabelle [Belle Jackson]; Diamondette [Diana Theotocopoulos]; Melanie Boulder
Synopsis:
Diamondette escapes from an attacker and three crews go out on assignment.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 637; continued in Action Comics Weekly 639.

The Power Within (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-4558

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Darkseid; Bob Galt; Mother Tierra
Synopsis:
Darkseid escapes from Superman, taking the leaders of The Consortium with him.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 637; story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 639. "Special Thanks" credit to Tom Peyer, but it is not stated what this is for (he is a writer on other stories).

Toast Of The Capitol (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-4521

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Roger Richter; U.S. Vice President; U.S. Speaker of The House; terrorists
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady and Roger stop a kidnapping of the Vice President.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 637; continued in Action Comics Weekly 639.

Burning Down The House; (Crack Up Chapter 3) (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-4476

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Lt. Andy Flint
Synopsis:
Wild Dog starts destroying a drug ring.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 637; continued in Action Comics Weekly 639.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Demon
  2. 1. Exiles (Part 3)
    Speedy
  3. 2. The Road to Hell (Part 3)
    Demon
  4. 3. [The Razor's Edge]
    Hero Hotline
  5. 4. The Power Within
    Superman
  6. 5. Toast Of The Capitol
    Phantom Lady
  7. 6. Burning Down The House; (Crack Up Chapter 3)
    Wild Dog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne