(November 8, 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
1988-09-22
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.

Deadman Wraps It All Up! (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Sensei; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; various people from Deadman's life
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

The Law (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Christopher Priest (credited as James Owsley); M. D. Bright (credited) (co-plotter)
Pencils
M. D. Bright
Inks
José Marzán Jr. (credited as José Marzan)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited as Tony Tollin)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited as Albert De Guzman)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited) (editor); Dan Raspler (credited) (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-4265
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hedron; Janel
Synopsis
Hal Jordan forces warring races into a peace agreement, but they agree to try to destroy him as soon as they are able.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #624. There is about a week between this story and the story in Action Comics #626.

[Chapter Three: Might Makes Reich!] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited); Dann Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Rick Stasi (credited)
Inks
Rick Magyar (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
Jean Simek (credited)
Editing
Mike Gold (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-4178
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Ham Davis; Ron; Jake; Sam; Dr. Patterson; Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy]; Duane McCullers
Synopsis
Billy Batson is left to die when he is discovered undercover with the Sons Of Valhalla, during a plot to poison San Francisco.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #624; continues in Action Comics Weekly #626. Title from previous issue's next issue block.

For Whom the Toll Builds (Table of Contents: 3)

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 as Albert De Guzman)
Editing
Robert Greenberger (credited) (editor)

Job Number
G-3803
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Gus Markesson; Walter Fenady; Mr. Drake; Steve Traeger (dies); Phil
Synopsis
The Agency attacks the Secret Six and captures Luke. Conversation in story confirms that 7 operatives of The Agency have died in pursuit of the Secret Six.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #624; continues in Action Comics Weekly #626.

Out of the Frying Pan... (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-4411
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges
Synopsis
The Consortium tracks Superman and Bob Galt into California.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #624; continues in Action Comics Weekly #626.

[Grave Doings] Part 7: Tickle, Tickle (Table of Contents: 5)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4398
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); Luke Estes
Synopsis
The spirits of the Peckshaw twins move to new hosts after Deadman scares and cajoles them out of the Brogden twins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #624; continues in Action Comics Weekly #626.

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

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

Script
Brian Augustyn (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (cover preview)
Inks
Gil Kane (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3435

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bob Rausch, Mark Billian, Coy Brown, Alan Ferguson, and Mark Karcher.

Cover shown as next issue is actually the cover of issue #627, but it is labeled #626 here.

Knock 'Em Dead, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Walt Sarno (dies); Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Ken Glazier
Synopsis
Walt Sarno is killed and Ken Glazier receives a threatening letter.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #624; continues in Action Comics Weekly #626.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Deadman Wraps It All Up!
    Deadman
  2. 1. The Law
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. [Chapter Three: Might Makes Reich!]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  4. 3. For Whom the Toll Builds
    Secret Six
  5. 4. Out of the Frying Pan...
    Superman
  6. 5. [Grave Doings] Part 7: Tickle, Tickle
    Deadman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Knock 'Em Dead, Part 2
    Black Canary
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