(August 16, 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
weekly with the exception of the last week of the year
On-sale date
1988-06-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Nightwing Flies Again! (Table of Contents)

Nightwing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Head Trip (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David
Pencils
Tod Smith
Inks
Tod Smith
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-3787
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Mind Games; Arisia; Lt. Burt Rensaleer; Cynthia Gresham; Myrwhydden (hallucination); Goldface [Keith Kenyon] (hallucination); Black Hand [William Hand] (hallucination); Sinestro (hallucination); The Shark (hallucination); Hector Hammond (hallucination); Star Sapphire (hallucination)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan defeats Mind Games and discovers he is totally without fear. He then asks his ring to show him why. Meanwhile, Arisia accepts a modeling job.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #612; continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

The Cheshire Contract! [Chapter One] (Table of Contents: 2)

Nightwing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Chuck Patton
Inks
Tom Poston
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Barbara Kesel (editor)

Job Number
G-3843
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [Jade]
Synopsis
Nightwing gets unexpected help from Speedy to break up a smuggling ring, then Speedy asks Nightwing to help him stop Cheshire from her next murder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

Can't Judge a Book... (Table of Contents: 3)

The Phantom Stranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Tom Grindberg
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Bob Pinaha
Editing
Mike Carlin (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Phantom Stranger; Bruce Gordon; Daniel Gleason; Au Puch
Synopsis
An ancient Mayan god is brought to life by a mystery writer and attacks the Phantom Stranger.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

Wicked Business! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (editor)

Job Number
G-4082
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis
The Consortium decides to eliminate Charles Culpepper and Superman, while Superman goes hunting for them.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #612; continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

The Tin Roof Club, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 5)

Catwoman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mindy Newell
Pencils
Barry Kitson
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Carrie Spiegle
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-4022
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; George Flannery; Holly (dies); Arthur
Synopsis
Catwoman hunts down Holly's husband after he kills Holly and steals the missing brooch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #612, continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Action Comics Weekly / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Augustyn
Pencils
Mike Mignola (cover preview)
Inks
Ty Templeton (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3320

Bitter Fruit, Part 5 (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sharon Wright
Pencils
Randy DuBurke
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Mike Gold (editor)

Job Number
G-4024
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dinah Lance; Rita Librado; Luis Librado; Barry Neiman; Doug Vallines (on telephone); Gary DeMott; William B. MacDonald; Jake; Vincent Scales; Ellen Waverly; Hank Beecham
Synopsis
Black Canary questions the Librados, while problems develop at an INS office and Vincent Scales' people beat up a forger the Librados used.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #612; continues in Action Comics Weekly #614.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nightwing Flies Again!
    Nightwing
  2. 1. Head Trip
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Cheshire Contract! [Chapter One]
    Nightwing
  4. 3. Can't Judge a Book...
    The Phantom Stranger
  5. 4. Wicked Business!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Tin Roof Club, Part 3
    Catwoman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Bitter Fruit, Part 5
    Black Canary
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