Deadman in Action Comics 2

Action #618

Cover Date: September 20, 1988
Subtitle: Chapter One: Grave Doings
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: Deadman found a group of people with digging tools in a graveyard. He soon discovered the leader to be a New Orleans voodoo king who could sense his presence. They dug up a cop and reanimated his body. Orders were given for him to capture two school girls the next day. Deadman entered the cop's body and was trapped inside. The Houngan's curse worked.

Action #619

Cover Date: September 27, 1988
Subtitle: Part 2
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: The Houngan thought his rival had cursed the new zombie, but Deadman laid low. He was not completely controlling the body. He rode with it to the daycare and alerted the police to what was going. Inside, he alerted Madame Waxahachie (Legros' rival). She was able to remove Deadman and destroy the zombie. Deadman got into one of her aides and filled her in.


Action #620

Cover Date: October 4, 1988
Subtitle: Part 3
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: Zombies took the twins Legros' was after while Deadman spoke with Waxahachie. They went to Legros' home. En route, they noticed a huge zombie outbreak across the city. Deadman infiltrated his home again and got into his body. The twins appeared to have already been possessed by a higher power. They took control of the zombies and ordered them to destroy Legros.

Action #621

Cover Date: October 11, 1988
Subtitle: Part 4
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga, Marcos
Storyline: The twins, who were already possessed, took control of the zombies and had them march on New Orleans. Madame Waxahachie freed him - they were being seiged by the same twins who last attempted to take over the city. The pair headed to the cemetary.

Action #623

Cover Date: October 25, 1988
Subtitle: Seventeen
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga, Marcos
Storyline: Waxahachie and Deadman headed back to her place to regroup. He possessed one of her other people and the woman he'd been in stormed off. The twin queens were seventeen when they died - seventeen years previous. They headed to the estate where the girls grew up.

Action #624

Cover Date: November 1, 1988
Subtitle: Wildwood
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Vince Giarrano, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: Inside the "Wildwood" estate, Deadman and Waxahachie found ghosts. The twins attacked them and dispelled the ghosts - it was the hour of the zombie.

Action #625

Cover Date: November 8, 1988
Subtitle: Part 7: Tickle, Tickle
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: As the twins fought over what to do with their now zombie-fied father, Deadman was able to remove one from its host body. He held her and threatened the other - if the twins weren't together, they'd lose their power. The second freed herself; the twins kidnapped from Madame Waxahachie's daycare were safe. Deadman's hold on the twin spirits released when they began tickling him. They invaded Waxahachie and the man Deadman had been possessing.


Action #626

Cover Date: November 15, 1988
Subtitle: Deadman Finale
Writer(s): Mike Baron
Artists(s): Kelley Jones, Tony DeZuniga
Storyline: With their host bodies not being twins, the spirit twins' power began to diminish. Deadman tricked them and saved their hosts. The zombies began to fall apart, and the spirits looked for new host bodies.

notes

  • Being an anthology series, the covers rotate from character to character. Only those featuring Deadman are displayed here.