(April 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1987-12-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold; Jonathan Peterson; Dick Giordano (executive)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #47, confirmed from copyright registration.


He Doesn't Fight The Criminal Element... ..He Terminates It! (Table of Contents)

Checkmate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks
Karl Kesel (Signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Knight [Gary Washington]

Deluxe Apr Checklist (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Meanwhile / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.66 page (report information)

Opening Gambit! (Table of Contents: 3)

Checkmate / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Steve Erwin
Inks
Al Vey
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Janice Chiang

Job Number
G-3367
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Black Thorn [Elizabeth Thorne]; Harvey Bullock; Harry Stein; Amanda Waller; William Cross (Death); Grace Guinness; Kevin Maxwell; Kramer; Jameson; Gilroy; O'Connor (Undercover Fed Agent); Pawn One [John Reed]; Knight [Gary Washington]
Synopsis
Checkmate gets their first official case and a Knight is sent to infiltrate a Neo-Nazi organization.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Vigilante (DC, 1983 series) #50.

Checkmate! (Table of Contents: 4)

Checkmate! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-2973
Synopsis
No letters. Contains a discussion of how Checkmate came about and it's ties to the DC universe.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Doesn't Fight The Criminal Element... ..He Terminates It!
    Checkmate
  2. 1. Deluxe Apr Checklist
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile
  4. 3. Opening Gambit!
    Checkmate
  5. 4. Checkmate!
    Checkmate!
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