(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 (co-plotter)
Pencils
Richard Howell
Inks
Arne Starr
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (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 Collins
Pencils
Dick Rockwell; Terry Beatty (breakdowns)
Inks
John Nyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Brian Augustyn (editor)

Job Number
G-4220
Genre
adventure
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
Pencils
Kelley Jones [as Kelly Jones]
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Barbara Kesel (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
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (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)

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

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

Job Number
G-3771
Genre
superhero
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

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

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-4065
Genre
adventure; war
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
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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
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. What's a Nice Girl Like You...?
    Blackhawk
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