(March 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)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]

Welcome to Hell (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)

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
The Demon [Etrigan]; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Asteroth; Merlin; Morgan Le Fay; Lurgo
Synopsis:
Etrigan fries Morgan LeFay while Jason Blood, Glenda and Randu enter Hell and Asteroth continues to torture Merlin.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #640; continued in The Demon (DC, 1990 series).

Lady Lost (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)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Edwin Guerrehart; Mrs. Tyler (flashback); Beau Tyler (flashback); unamed man (dies in flashback); unnamed KKK members (flashback); Albert A. Tyler
Synopsis:
Albert Tyler tells of his part in an old KKK lynching, that Mr. Guerrehart is using as blackmail. Mr. Guerrehart was blinded in the fight in the previous issue.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly #640. Storyline not concluded.

The Pow! Zap! Wham! Contract (Table of Contents)

Human Target / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Brian Augustyn (story)

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Bill Anderson; Perry Klein; Frazier White; Doug Duncan; Barney (dies)
Synopsis:
The Human Target solves a television show murder of the set electrician.

Justice For All (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]; Lou; George; Mr. Sadra
Synopsis:
Superman apprehends two restaurant arsonists.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from 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).

Tommy's Monster (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Stranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Tim Harkins
Editing:
Renee Witterstaetter (story)

Genre:
Occult
Characters:
The Phantom Stranger; Tommy Jones; Mrs. Davis; Rudolph; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Sloan; unnamed police officer
Synopsis:
The Phantom Stranger stops the destruction of a neighborhood by Tommy Jones and his dragon Rudolph.

Indexer Notes

Pages 1 and 2 are reversed.

Unfriendly Takeover; (Crack Up Chapter 6) (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)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Susan King; Lt. Andy Flint; Mr. Leone (dies); six unnamed criminal syndicate leaders (all die); Lou; Vince
Synopsis:
Wild Dog concludes his investigation of a crack ring, killing the top leadership.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly #640.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Welcome to Hell
    Demon
  3. 2. Lady Lost
    Phantom Lady
  4. 3. The Pow! Zap! Wham! Contract
    Human Target
  5. 4. Justice For All
    Superman
  6. 5. Tommy's Monster
    The Phantom Stranger
  7. 6. Unfriendly Takeover; (Crack Up Chapter 6)
    Wild Dog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lisa J
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Brian Mowbray
  • Donald Dale Milne