(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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
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
Pencils
Richard Howell
Inks
Arne Starr
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Helen Vesik
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (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
Pencils
Rick Burchett
Inks
Rick Burchett
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Mike Gold (editor)

Job Number
G-4064
Genre
adventure; war
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 Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
John Nyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Brian Augustyn (editor)

Job Number
G-4219
Genre
adventure
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
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (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
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Barbara Kesel (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
Pencils
Esteban Maroto (cover preview)
Inks
Esteban Maroto (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3348

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

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-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
  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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