(February 7, 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The 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 III (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:
adventure; superhero
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.

Part III The Road to Hell (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-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; 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.

Crack Up Chapter Three: Burning Down the House (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.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Demon
  2. 1. Exiles Part III
    Speedy
  3. 2. Part III The Road to Hell
    The 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. Crack Up Chapter Three: Burning Down the House
    Wild Dog
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