(September 20, 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
1988-08-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)

Nightwing & Speedy on the Prowl! (Table of Contents)

Nightwing; Speedy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (sourced)
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is based on and credited to a double-page pin-up in Batman #181 (1966) by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson.

First Encounter (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
G-4090
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Arisia; Castle [Dr. Castle] (first name given as both Roger and Max); Siphon; Runaround Sue; Lillian Hawkes; Stasis; Incinderella; Veronica Hawkes; Cynthia Gresham
Synopsis
The Freak Show escapes from Hal Jordan and he tracks them to Hawkes Industries.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #617; continues in Action Comics Weekly #619.

Unhappy Landing (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4064
Genre
adventure; war; aviation; military; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Natalie Reed; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Weng Chan; Olaf Friedriksen; Johannes Van Der Houten; Johannes Van Der Houten's army; Mr. Kustarto; Steve Claiborne [also as Leslie Richardson]
Synopsis
The Blackhawks are captured by Van Der Houten.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #617; continues in Action Comics Weekly #619.

Fatal Distraction, Chapter Four: Lucky Night (Table of Contents: 3)

Wild Dog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Max Allan Collins (credited)
Pencils
Terry Beatty (credited)
Inks
John Nyberg (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters
Tim Harkins (credited)
Editing
Brian Augustyn (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-4219
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Susan King; Len (Susan King's camerman); Coleen McQueen; unnamed female serial killer
Synopsis
Wild Dog gives an interview to a news reporter and stumbles upon the serial killer, but she escapes.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #617; continues in Action Comics Weekly #619.

Out on the Town (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)
Editing
Mike Carlin (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-4202
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis
Superman searches for Bob Galt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #617; continues in Action Comics Weekly #619.

Chapter One: Grave Doings (Table of Contents: 5)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuniga (credited as Tony De Zuniga)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited as Albert De Guzman)
Editing
Barbara Kesel (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-4256
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; Sgt. Cosgrove (body); zombies
Synopsis
Deadman discovers Wellman Legros attempting to create an army of zombies and inhabits one to try to thwart him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics Weekly #619. Further stories in the series numbered as parts, not chapters.

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

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

Script
Mike Gold (credited)
Pencils
Esteban Maroto (cover preview)
Inks
Esteban Maroto (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3348

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mike Schaeffer, Malcolm Bourne, Jon Iverson, Nick Damon, and Charles J. Sperling.

The Cheshire Contract - Conclusion [Chapter 6] (Table of Contents: 7)

Nightwing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4224
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Roy Harper; Cheshire [Jade]; Koriand'r; Lian Harper; Lord Lawrence Hill
Synopsis
Nightwing defeats Cheshire and Speedy is reunited with his daughter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #617.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nightwing & Speedy on the Prowl!
    Nightwing; Speedy
  2. 1. First Encounter
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Unhappy Landing
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. Fatal Distraction, Chapter Four: Lucky Night
    Wild Dog
  5. 4. Out on the Town
    Superman
  6. 5. Chapter One: Grave Doings
    Deadman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. The Cheshire Contract - Conclusion [Chapter 6]
    Nightwing
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