(January 31, 1989)

DC, 1988 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
weekly with the exception of the last week of the year
On-sale Date
1988-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Gold (supervising editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Brian Augustyn (associate editor); Dick Giordano (excutive editor)

Issue Notes

Contains a promo feature, "Daily Planet", with information on the Invasion series.

See Hollywood and Die! (Table of Contents)

Speedy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerome Moore (signed)
Inks
Jerome Moore (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Greenberger (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Luana; common crook

Exiles, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Speedy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Verheiden
Pencils
Louis Williams
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Robert Greenberger (editor)

Job Number
G-4360
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life's full of little ironies, isn't it?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedy [Roy Harper]; Lian Harper; Owen Burley; William Rettick; Mr. Pelham; Luana
Synopsis
Speedy thwarts a mugging and continues to track his private investigator assignment.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #636; continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

Never Trust a Demon! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Demon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant
Pencils
Mark Pacella
Inks
Bill Wray
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Dan Raspler (editor)

Job Number
G-4356
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never trust a demon.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Demon [Etrigan]; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Jack
Synopsis
Jason Blood convinces Etrigan to leave a boy alone and begins tracking Morgaine Le Fey.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #636; continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

[First Day at Work] (Table of Contents: 3)

Hero Hotline / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Stephen DeStefano [as Stephen De Stefano]
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Bob Rozakis [as Bob Ro]
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Brian Augustyn (editor)

Job Number
G-4477
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hero Hotline, good morning.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hotshot [William Lefferts]; Mrs. Lefferts; Flex [Sturgis Butterfield]; Stretch [Tom Longacre]; 500-2Q; Harry; Lester Lee; Voice-Over [Andy Greenwald]; Microwavabelle [Belle Jackson]; Diamondette [Diana Theotocopoulos]
Synopsis
A new employee joins Hero Hotline and a villain takes one of the heroes hostage.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

The Power of Darkseid! (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darkseid! I should have seen your handwork in this!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Darkseid; Mr. Jacobs; Mr. Billings; John Hodges
Synopsis
Darkseid tells Superman why he created a holy war and captures the 3 leaders of The Consortium. Darkseid notes that 34 people have died in his experiment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #636; continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

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

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

Script
Brian Augustyn
Pencils
Jack Kirby (cover preview)
Inks
Terry Austin (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3571
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, we're a half year into the weekly status of...
Characters
The Demon

Luck Be a Lady (Table of Contents: 6)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Strazewski
Pencils
Chuck Austen
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Mark Waid (editor)

Job Number
G-4520
First Line of Dialogue or Text
No Sarah, Guerrehart wasn't in any of the files...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Mr. Farid
Synopsis
The Phantom Lady collects some information from an arms dealer.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #636; continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

Invasion-Aftermath! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Crack Up, Chapter Two: Easy M$ney (Table of Contents: 8)

Wild Dog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Max Collins
Pencils
Terry Beatty
Inks
John Nyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Brian Augustyn (editor)

Job Number
G-4445
First Line of Dialogue or Text
All ya gotta do, Georgie, is play lookout for the homeboys inside.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Georgie Washington (dies); Willie Wallace; Lt. Andy Flint; Detective Calloway
Synopsis
The police kill Georgie Washington accidentally in a crack house raid.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics Weekly #636; continues in Action Comics Weekly #638.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. See Hollywood and Die!
    Speedy
  2. 1. Exiles, Part 2
    Speedy
  3. 2. Never Trust a Demon!
    The Demon
  4. 3. [First Day at Work]
    Hero Hotline
  5. 4. The Power of Darkseid!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Well, we're a half year into the weekly status of..."]
    Action Comics Weekly
  7. 6. Luck Be a Lady
    Phantom Lady
  8. 7. Invasion-Aftermath!
    Daily Planet
  9. 8. Crack Up, Chapter Two: Easy M$ney
    Wild Dog
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