(October 25, 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
1988-09-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (series); Brian Augustyn (associate)
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)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks
Brent Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]
Keywords
lightning; rain

Priest (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
James Owsley [Christopher Priest] (co-plotter); Mark Bright [M. D. Bright] (co-plotter)
Pencils
Mark Bright [M. D. Bright]
Inks
Jose Marzan Jr.
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)

Job Number
G-4263
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Priest
Synopsis
Hal Jordan tracks the beam that destroyed his power battery to another planet, where the being who caused it gets Hal to intervene in an interplanetary war.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Chapter One My Week in Valhalla (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils
Rick Stasi
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Jean Simek
Editing
Mike Gold (story)

Job Number
G-4207
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shazam! [Billy Batson; Captain Marvel]; Ralph Decker; Mr. Randall; Elvira Thickert; Zack McCullers (dies); Dawn McCullers; Dudley; Joel
Synopsis
After Captain Marvel accidentally kills a man, Billy Batson tries to make amends with the family.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

[Grave Doings Part 5] Seventeen (Table of Contents: 3)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Tony DeZuniga; Pablo Marcos
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
Helen Vesik
Editing
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)

Job Number
G-4342
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Wellman Legros; zombies; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Clara; Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden; spirit of Stella Peckshaw; spirit of Delia Peckshaw; Luke Estes
Synopsis
Deadman and Madame Waxahachie track the spirits of the Peckshaw twins who have assembled their army of zombies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 621, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Revelations (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 (story)

Job Number
G-4374
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; John Hodges; Mr. Billings
Synopsis
The Consortium details its reasons for desiring to destroy Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

Standard Allowable Abductions (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 (story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Shelley; Steve Traeger; Mr. Drake
Synopsis
Members of the Secret Six escape from "The Agency" with Steve Traeger.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 622, continued in Action Comics Weekly 624.

The Devil Was a Baby (Table of Contents: 6)

The Phantom Stranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Dan McKinnon
Editing
Renee Witterstaetter (story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Phantom Stranger; Sister Camille; Father Davis; Satan
Synopsis
A priest dispatches Satan after he holds The Phantom Stranger at bay.
Keywords
pentagram
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Priest
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter One My Week in Valhalla
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [Grave Doings Part 5] Seventeen
    Deadman
  5. 4. Revelations
    Superman
  6. 5. Standard Allowable Abductions
    The Secret Six
  7. 6. The Devil Was a Baby
    The Phantom Stranger
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