(February 21, 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 6 stories. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Inks:
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 638.

Exiles (Part 4) (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-4388

Genre:
Superhero; Adventure
Characters:
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Owen Burley; Luana; Mrs. Estavez; Lian Harper; Dr. Fielding; Sean Bauman [Phillip Lossner]; Donald Lossner
Synopsis:
Speedy escapes from his client and tracks his missing person, while cutting short a date.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640.

Witches (Table of Contents)

Etrigan 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-4385

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
Etrigan The Demon; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Asteroth; Merlin; Morgan Le Fay
Synopsis:
Asteroth continues to torture Merlin, while Glenda, Randu and Etrigan track her, and Morgan Le Fay is freed.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640.

[Keep Her on Ice] (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-4479

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Hotshot [William Lefferts]; Flex [Sturgis Butterfield]; Stretch [Tom Longacre]; 500-2Q; Lester Lee; Voice-Over [Andy Greenwald]; Microwavabelle [Belle Jackson]; Melanie Boulder
Synopsis:
One Hero Hotline team successfully completes a mission, one team saves a hostage but the criminal dies, and another team stumbles upon an emergency.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640.

An Eye For An Eye (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 aka. Clark Kent]; George; Lou
Synopsis:
Some guys beat up a restaurant owner as a response to a terrorist attack.

Indexer Notes

Story is discontinuous with Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640. "Special Thanks" credit to Tom Peyer, but it is not stated what this is for (he is a writer on other stories).

Belle Of The Ball (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-4522

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Roger Richter; Albert A. Tyler; Edwin Guerrehart; Gronk; Sarah; Marie
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady saves her father's life and obtains some information from his blackmailers.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640.

Rung By Rung!; (Crack Up Chapter 4) (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-4496

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Willie Wallace
Synopsis:
Wild Dog continues to track a crack ring, obtaining information from a member.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 638; continued in Action Comics Weekly 640.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  2. 1. Exiles (Part 4)
    Speedy
  3. 2. Witches
    Etrigan The Demon
  4. 3. [Keep Her on Ice]
    Hero Hotline
  5. 4. An Eye For An Eye
    Superman
  6. 5. Belle Of The Ball
    Phantom Lady
  7. 6. Rung By Rung!; (Crack Up Chapter 4)
    Wild Dog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne