(September 27, 1988)

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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
1988-08-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Contains 6 stories.

The Resurrection of Deadman (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Esteban Maroto
Inks
Esteban Maroto
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; spirits
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly #618.

Veronica (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Peter David; Richard Howell (credited) (co-plotter)
Pencils
Richard Howell (credited)
Inks
Arne Starr (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited as Albert De Guzman)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited) (editor); Dan Raspler (credited) (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-4160
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
Synopsis
Green Lantern is attacked by the Freak Show after Veronica Hawkes allows him to search her factory.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #618; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620.

Fatal Distraction [Chapter Five]: One Mass Murderer to Go (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
G-4220
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Susan King; Wild Pup [Daniel Crown]; Detective Calloway; Lt. Andy Flint; unnamed male mass murderer
Synopsis
Wild Dog arrives at a hostage situation and Wild Pup attacks the perpetrator.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #618; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620.

[Grave Doings] Part 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4281
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; body of Sgt. Cosgrove; zombies; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Clara; Sid Estes; Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden
Synopsis
Though Deadman inhabits one zombie and stops it from kidnapping twins, they are kidnapped by other zombies anyway.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #618; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620.

Protective Shield? (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4215
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis
Bob Galt harasses a store proprietor while Superman searches for him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #618; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620.

Once More Unto the Breach (Table of Contents: 5)

Secret Six / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko (credited)
Pencils
Frank Springer (credited)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited)
Editing
Robert Greenberger (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-3771
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Mr. Ferguson; Mr. Drake
Synopsis
The Secret Six begin a search for Mockingbird as they perform his latest assignment.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #612; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620. The costumes and prosthetic devices worn by the Secret Six are drawn differently than the previous chapter, especially Vic's and Maria's.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mary Wilshire (cover preview)
Inks
Mary Wilshire (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3367

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tom Longfellow, Craig Butler, Jon Iverson, Charles J. Sperling, and Malcolm Bourne.

What's a Nice Girl Like You...? (Table of Contents: 7)

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-4065
Genre
adventure; war; aviation; military; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; 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]; Mr. Soekardja; Mr. Toba; Marcia Rossiter [also as Alice Richardson]
Synopsis
Blackhawk escapes as the other members of the Blackhawks are imprisoned and Van Der Houten's men discover the missing plane.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #618; continues in Action Comics Weekly #620.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Resurrection of Deadman
    Deadman
  2. 1. Veronica
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Fatal Distraction [Chapter Five]: One Mass Murderer to Go
    Wild Dog
  4. 3. [Grave Doings] Part 2
    Deadman
  5. 4. Protective Shield?
    Superman
  6. 5. Once More Unto the Breach
    Secret Six
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. What's a Nice Girl Like You...?
    Blackhawk
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