(November 1, 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
1988-09-15
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.


Black Canary Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis (signed)
Inks
Alan Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; common crooks

Indexer Notes

Cover artist listed in Action Comics Weekly 623.

Faith! (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-4264
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Priest
Synopsis
Priest trains Hal Jordan in the use of his ring in this new sector, and tries to convince him that both the ring and the power battery are unnecessary to wield the green power.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Chapter Two Aryan Acres (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-4177
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shazam! [Billy Batson; Captain Marvel] Ham Davis; Ron; Jake; Sam; Dr. Patterson; Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy] (origin)
Synopsis
Billy Batson discovers the secrets of Aryan Acres and Captain Nazi is created.
Keywords
brain washing; racism; white supremacist

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625. First appearance and origin of the post-crisis Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy].

The Sound of a Silent Heart (Table of Contents: 3)

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)

Job Number
G-3802
Genre
superhero
Characters
Tony Mantegna; Shelley; Harry Shandler (flashback); Thomas John Pearson (gravesite only)
Synopsis
Tony Mantegna talks about his past.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Pin the Tail... (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)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt
Synopsis
Superman and Bob Galt return to Bob's cult and are followed by the Consortium.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

[Grave Doings Part 6] Wildwood (Table of Contents: 5)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Baron
Pencils
Vince Giarrano
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Barbara Kesel [Barbara Randall] (story)

Job Number
G-4397
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Madame Waxahachie (first name given as both Molly and Mabel); Letrita Brogden; Lisa Brogden; spirit of Stella Pecksha; spirit of Delia Peckshaw; Tyson Peckshaw (ghost); Gunther (ghost); Eric (ghost); Luke Estes
Synopsis
Deadman and Madame Waxahachie are at a stalemate with the spirits of the Peckshaw twins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 623, continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Knock 'Em Dead Part 1 (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sharon Wright
Pencils
Randy DuBurke
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Robert Greenberger (story)

Job Number
G-4197
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Rita Librado; Walt Sarno; Bob; Bart; Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Marilyn Meyers
Synopsis
A killer arrives in Seattle and Black Canary is injured while training.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 625.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Black Canary Strikes Back!
    Black Canary
  2. 1. Faith!
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter Two Aryan Acres
    Shazam!
  4. 3. The Sound of a Silent Heart
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. Pin the Tail...
    Superman
  6. 5. [Grave Doings Part 6] Wildwood
    Deadman
  7. 6. Knock 'Em Dead Part 1
    Black Canary
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