(November 15, 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
1988-09-29
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.


Green Lantern Flies Free! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Chadwick (signed)
Inks
Paul Chadwick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Bethel (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
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (story); Dan Raspler (assistant)

Job Number
G-4373
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; alien in form of Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis
Hal Jordan discovers an alien ship and sets it in the northern California forest for the inhabitant to repair, and the inhabitant destroys a café and kills several people.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics Weekly 627. Occurs about a week after story in Action Comics Weekly 625.

Chapter Four When Captains Clash (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)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shazam! [Billy Batson; Captain Marvel]; Captain Nazi [Lester Abernathy]; Ham Davis; Ron; Jake; Sam; Duane McCullers
Synopsis
Captain Marvel thwarts a poisoning plan, but Captain Nazi escapes.

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 625.
Title for previous issue's next issue block.

Capitol Offenses (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-3804
Genre
superhero
Characters
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Mockingbird [Carlo DiRienzi]; Rafael DiRienzi; Walter Fenady; Mr. Drake; Mr. Giddens
Synopsis
Mitch and Tony rejoin the rest of the Secret Six and they discover the headquarters of "The Agency", while Luke escapes from them and Rafael DiRienzi confronts Mockingbird.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 625, continued in Action Comics Weekly 627. Walter Fenady is shown with red hair instead of black in this issue.

...Into the Fire! (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-4412
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges
Synopsis
The Consortium attacks Superman.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 625, continued in Action Comics Weekly 627.

[Grave Doings Part 8] Finale (Table of Contents: 5)

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-4399
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; Luke Estes
Synopsis
Deadman tricks and beats the spirits of the Peckshaw twins out of their hosts and Madame Waxahachie rescues the Brogden twins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 625.

Knock 'Em Dead Part 3 (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-4199
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Deborah Tilden; Ken Glazier; Lt. Cameron; Karen Nalley; Bob; Vincent Scales (newspaper headline only)
Synopsis
Black Canary begins to track the murderer of Walt Sarno.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Action Comics Weekly 625, continued in Action Comics Weekly 627.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Green Lantern Flies Free!
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. Bethel
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Chapter Four When Captains Clash
    Shazam!
  4. 3. Capitol Offenses
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. ...Into the Fire!
    Superman
  6. 5. [Grave Doings Part 8] Finale
    Deadman
  7. 6. Knock 'Em Dead Part 3
    Black Canary
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