(December 13, 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
1988-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Contains 6 stories. Also contains a promo feature "Daily Planet," with information on the Invasion series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
John Severin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]

Will (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Christopher Priest [as James Owsley]; M. D. Bright (co-plotter)
Pencils
M. D. Bright
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Job Number
G-4444
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; alien in form of Randy Violent; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]
Synopsis
Captain Atom fights Hal Jordan and leaves him exhausted in the desert and goes back to attack an alien.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #629; continues in Action Comics Weekly #631.

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

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 (editor)

Job Number
G-4323
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Deborah Tilden; Cat Maddox; Lt. Cameron; Ken Glazier; Anna; Ron Tompkins
Synopsis
Black Canary breaks up a police arrest and the suspect goes free, only to be captured by another murderer.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #629; continues in Action Comics Weekly #631.

...The Mockingbird Still Singing O'er Its Grave... (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
Tim Harkins
Editing
Robert Greenberger (editor)

Job Number
G-3808
Genre
superhero
Characters
Secret Six [Tony Mantegna; Mitch Hoberman; Vic Sommers; Luke McKendrick; Ladonna Jameal; Dr. Maria Verdugo]; Carlo DiRienzi (dies); Walter Fenady (dies); Ms. Heppel; Max (dies); Mr. Thorsen; Mr. Giddens; Gus Markesson; Rafael DiRienzi (new Mockingbird?)
Synopsis
The Secret Six kills the last of "The Agency" personnel after they attack, Rafael DiRienzi disappears after his father is killed, and a new Mockingbird appears.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes from Action Comics Weekly #629.

The Power from Beyond! (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 (editor)

Job Number
G-4424
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Bob Galt; Mother Tierra; Listener
Synopsis
Superman tries to trace the energy that his worshippers gain their powers from, as the Consortium rushes to their hideout.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #629; continues in Action Comics Weekly #631.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike Gold
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3499

Invasion First Strike! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rocks and Hard Places, Chapter V: Attacks (Table of Contents: 7)

Nightwing and Speedy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cheri Wilkerson
Pencils
Tom Mandrake
Inks
Tom Mandrake
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Barbara Kesel (editor)

Job Number
G-4312
Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Hunter; Moira; Button; Lian Harper
Synopsis
Speedy tries to rescue the kidnapped Button from the Friends of The Empire after they firebomb his house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #629; continues in Action Comics Weekly #631. Nightwing does not appear but is listed as co-feature.

Mr. Blackhawk Goes to Washington (Table of Contents: 8)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Rick Burchett
Inks
Rick Burchett
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Steve Haynie
Editing
Mike Gold (editor)

Job Number
G-4237
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Steve Claiborne [also as Leslie Richardson]; Natalie Reed; Gretchen Koblenz; Wendell Hardesty; Keng Kuan Chee [Mairzey]; President Harry S. Truman; Dean Forrestal; Admiral Hillenkoetter; George
Synopsis
Blackhawk accepts a deal to work for the U.S. government, which pulls Steve Claiborne (Leslie Richardson) off the case, while a Nazi group plots to ambush Blackhawk.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #629; continues in Action Comics Weekly #631.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Will
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Knock 'Em Dead, Part 7
    Black Canary
  4. 3. ...The Mockingbird Still Singing O'er Its Grave...
    The Secret Six
  5. 4. The Power from Beyond!
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics Weekly
  7. 6. Invasion First Strike!
    Daily Planet
  8. 7. Rocks and Hard Places, Chapter V: Attacks
    Nightwing and Speedy
  9. 8. Mr. Blackhawk Goes to Washington
    Blackhawk
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