(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 (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)

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
Todd Klein
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

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

Bethel (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 (credited)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited as Albert De Guzman)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (editor); Dan Raspler (credited) (assistant editor)

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

Story continues in Action Comics Weekly #627. Story occurs about a week after the story in Action Comics Weekly #625.

[Chapter Four: When Captains Clash] (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
Nansi Hoolahan (credited)
Letters
Jean Simek (credited)
Editing
Mike Gold (credited) (editor)

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

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #625. Title for previous issue's next issue block.

Feature logo is "Shazam!"

Capitol Offenses (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-3804
Genre
superhero; adventure
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

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #625; continues 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 (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-4412
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; John Hodges
Synopsis
The Consortium attacks Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #625; continues in Action Comics Weekly #627.

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

Deadman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #625.

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

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

Script
Mike Gold (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3441

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Malcolm Porta, Mike "The Big M" Allen, Skippy La Plume, aka Jim Burke, aka "T.M. Maple," J.C. Andrews, and Charles J. Sperling.

Knock 'Em Dead, Part 3 (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)

Job Number
G-4199
Genre
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

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #625; continues 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]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  4. 3. Capitol Offenses
    Secret Six
  5. 4. ...Into the Fire!
    Superman
  6. 5. [Grave Doings, Part 8] Finale
    Deadman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  8. 7. Knock 'Em Dead, Part 3
    Black Canary
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