(September 6, 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
1988-07-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (editor); Bob 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

Issue Notes

Contains 6 stories.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; unnamed army personnel

Safe at Home (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Peter David
Pencils
Richard Howell
Inks
Arne Starr
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Helen Vesik
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-3809
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Veronica Hawkes; Ollie; Castle [Dr. Castle] (first name given as both Roger and Max); Siphon; Runaround Sue; Lillian Hawkes; Lt. Burt Rensaleer; Mrs. Rensaleer
Synopsis
Hal Jordan escapes from a trap and begins to hunt the criminals.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #615; continued in Action Comics Weekly #617.

Mission: Implausible (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Rick Burchett
Inks
Rick Burchett
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Mike Gold (editor)

Job Number
G-4062
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Marcia Rossiter [also as Alice Richardson]; Steve Claiborne [also as Leslie Richardson]; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Weng Chan; Johannes Van Der Houten; Mr. Kustarto
Synopsis
Blackhawk and his men take a search job from Steve Claiborne [aka. Leslie Richardson].

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #615; continues in Action Comics Weekly #617.

Fatal Distraction, Chapter Two: Battle Gear (Table of Contents: 3)

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 (editor)

Job Number
G-4203
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Lt. Andy Flint; Susan King; Mrs. Crown; Harry; unnamed wife of Harry
Synopsis
Wild Pup puts together his own set of battle gear, while Wild Dog arrives in a bar to break up a domestic quarrel.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #615; continues in Action Comics Weekly #617.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
Dean Motter (cover preview)
Inks
Dean Motter (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3346

Dead Men Tell No Tales (Table of Contents: 5)

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-4085
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman enlists the aid of 2 doctors to get closer to finding the source of the assassins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #615; continues in Action Comics Weekly #617.

The Cheshire Contract, Chapter Four: Counterpoint (Table of Contents: 6)

Nightwing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-3843
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Cheshire [Jade]; Wen Chen Cheng; Raymond Weist (dies)
Synopsis
Speedy and Nightwing search separately for Cheshire. Speedy is defeated by Wen Cheng and Nightwing fights Cheshire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #615; continues in Action Comics Weekly #617.

Bitter Fruit, Conclusion [Part 8] (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-4041
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dinah Lance [also as Bonnie Cardinal]; Doug Vallines; Barry Neiman; William B. MacDonald; Vincent Scales; Hector Librado (dies); Gary DeMott
Synopsis
Black Canary finds Vincent Scales and convinces him to stop his efforts against Doug Vallines and the Librado family.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #615. Should be labeled Chapter 8 to match other chapters.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. Safe at Home
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Mission: Implausible
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Fatal Distraction, Chapter Two: Battle Gear
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  6. 5. Dead Men Tell No Tales
    Superman
  7. 6. The Cheshire Contract, Chapter Four: Counterpoint
    Nightwing
  8. 7. Bitter Fruit, Conclusion [Part 8]
    Black Canary
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