(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 accidently 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.
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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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