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Issue Details

Issue #641
Published March 7, 1989
Cover Price 1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD
Pages 52
Editing Mike Gold (series); Brian Augustyn (associate)
Notes Contains 6 stories. Substantial indexing information on this issue provided by Donald Dale Milne.

Cover Details

Characters Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Murphy Anderson
Inks Murphy Anderson
Editing Robert Greenberger (cover)

7 page Etrigan The Demon story "Welcome to Hell"

Characters Etrigan The Demon; Jason Blood; Glenda Mark; Randu; Asteroth; Merlin; Morgan Le Fay; Lurgo
Synopsis Etrigan fries Morgan LeFay while Jason Blood, Glenda and Randu enter Hell and Asteroth continues to torture Merlin.
Genre Occult
Script Alan Grant
Pencils Mark Pacella
Inks Bill Wray
Colors Tatjana Wood
Letters John Costanza
Editing Dan Raspler (story)
Notes Continued from Action Comics Weekly 640; continued in Action Comics Weekly 642.

7 page Phantom Lady story "Lady Lost"

Characters Phantom Lady [Dee Tyler]; Edwin Guerrehart; Mrs. Tyler (flashback); Beau Tyler (flashback); unamed man (dies in flashback); unamed KKK members (flashback); Albert A. Tyler
Synopsis Albert Tyler tells of his part in an old KKK lynching, that Mr. Guerrehart is using as blackmail. Mr. Guerrehart was blinded in the fight in the previous issue.
Genre Superhero
Script Len Strazewski
Pencils Chuck Austen
Inks Gary Martin
Colors Glenn Whitmore
Letters John Costanza
Editing Mark Waid (story)
Notes Continued from Action Comics Weekly 640. Storyline not concluded.

7 page Human Target story "The Pow! Zap! Wham! Contract"

Characters Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Bill Anderson; Perry Klein; Frazier White; Doug Duncan; Barney (dies)
Synopsis The Human Target solves a television show murder of the set electrician.
Genre Adventure
Script Mark Waid
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Dick Giordano
Colors Bob LeRose
Letters Albert DeGuzman
Editing Brian Augustyn (story)

2 page Superman story "Justice For All"

Characters Superman [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Lou; George; Mr. Sadra
Synopsis Superman apprehends two restaurant arsonists.
Genre Superhero
Script Roger Stern
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Murphy Anderson
Colors Tom Ziuko
Letters Bill Oakley
Editing Mike Carlin (story)
Notes Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 640. "Special Thanks" credit to Tom Peyer, but it is not stated what this is for (he is a writer on other stories).

7 page The Phantom Stranger story "Tommy's Monster"

Characters The Phantom Stranger; Tommy Jones; Mrs. Davis; Rudolph; Mrs. Jones; Mr. Sloan; unamed police officer
Synopsis The Phantom Stranger stops the destruction of a neighborhood by Tommy Jones and his dragon Rudolph.
Genre Occult
Script Paul Kupperberg
Pencils Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors Petra Scotese
Letters Tim Harkins
Editing Renee Witterstaetter (story)
Notes Pages 1 and 2 are reversed.

7 page Wild Dog story "Unfriendly Takeover; (Crack Up Chapter 6)"

Characters Wild Dog [Jack Wheeler]; Lou Godder; Susan King; Lt. Andy Flint; Mr. Leone (dies); 6 unamed criminal syndicate leaders (all die); Lou; Vince
Synopsis Wild Dog concludes his investigation of a crack ring, killing the top leadership.
Genre Superhero
Script Max Collins
Pencils Terry Beatty
Inks John Nyberg
Colors Carl Gafford
Letters Tim Harkins
Editing Brian Augustyn (story)
Notes Concluded from Action Comics Weekly 640.