(August 23, 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
1988-07-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (series editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Contains 6 stories.


Green Lantern... America's Cosmic Defender! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks
Ty Templeton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints

Bring Me a Man (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
Dennis O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Arisia; Guy Gardner (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
Hal Jordan discovers that his ring removed his fears and he successfully directs it to replace some fears. Story retells his origin as Green Lantern.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #613.

Death God (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Tom Grindberg
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
B. Sean Pennaha [Bob Pinaha ?]
Editing
Mike Carlin (editor)

Job Number
G-3832
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Phantom Stranger; Daniel Gleason; Au Puch; zombies
Synopsis
The Phantom Stranger defeats Ah Puch.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #613.

[The Cheshire Contract, Chapter Two] First Blood (Table of Contents: 3)

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-3963
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [Jade]; Brian Rachaels (dies); Nicholas (dies)
Synopsis
Nightwing and Speedy stop Cheshire once, but she succeeds eventually.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #613; continues in Action Comics Weekly #615. References New Teen Titans #20.

Death Comes Calling... (Table of Contents: 4)

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 (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Charles Culpepper
Synopsis
Superman arrives in California just in time to save Charles Culpepper.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #613; continues in Action Comics Weekly #615.

The Tin Roof Club, Part Four (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-4038
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; George Flannery; Arthur; Raul
Synopsis
Catwoman kills two security guards and frames Holly's husband for it and for the jewelry theft.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #613.

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

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

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
Barry Crain (cover preview)
Inks
Rick Magyar (cover preview)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3340

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Nick Damon, Rob Ullman, Louis A. Morra, Coy Brown and Bob the Duck.

Bitter Fruit, Part 4 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Sharon Wright
Pencils
Randy DuBurke
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Mike Gold (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance; also as Bonnie Cardinal]; Rita Librado; Luis Librado; Mrs. Librado; Doug Vallines; Barry Neiman; William B. MacDonald; Vincent Scales; Ellen Waverly; Eddie Fyers; Hank Beecham; Jake
Synopsis
William MacDonald hires someone to kill one of his employees just as Doug Vallines' private investigator is preparing to give her information on the Librados, and Black Canary stops a shakedown of Hank Beecham.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #613; continues in Action Comics Weekly #615. Story is mislabeled as Part 4; it should be Part 6.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Green Lantern... America's Cosmic Defender!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Bring Me a Man
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Death God
    The Phantom Stranger
  4. 3. [The Cheshire Contract, Chapter Two] First Blood
    Nightwing
  5. 4. Death Comes Calling...
    Superman
  6. 5. The Tin Roof Club, Part Four
    Catwoman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Bitter Fruit, Part 4
    Black Canary
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