On this episode, first up, I look at:
Cover Date: December 1988
On Sale Date: August 9, 1988
Cover Price: $1.25
Editor: Jonathan Peterson
Title: "Funny Money"
Writer: Paul Kupperberg
Penciller: John Statema
Inker: Al Vey
Letterer: Gaspar Saladino
Colorist: Julianna Ferriter
Artist: Art Thibert
Synopsis (From Mike's Amazing World of Comics):
Checkmate headquarters becomes the target of increased scrutiny after Black Thorn was able to penetrate security. While security tests are underway, a field operation is being conducted in Washington to locate the source of a counterfeiting ring. Knight Roger Dayton is able to shut down a warehouse run by the group. He fights a large man named Claymore whom he leaves for dead in a burning building. However, the body is not recovered. Claymore survived and has followed Dayton to Koning Industries, the front for Checkmate Headquarters.
Then at 29 minutes in, we take a look at....
Comic Title: Suicide Squad #20
Cover Date: December 1988
On Sale Date: September 6, 1988
Cover Price: $1.00
Editor: Robert Greenberger
Title: "Practice to Deceive"
Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Luke McDonnell
Inker: Robert Lewis
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Artist: Karl Kesel
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