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Action Comics #598 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of March, 1988.

Synopsis for "Checkmate"

Appearing in "Checkmate"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Quracan Defense Minister Achmed Khareemali (Only appearance; dies)
  • Two Defense Minster Guards (Unnamed) (Apparent Death) (Single appearance)
  • Angels of Allah (Single appearance)
    • Fist of Allah (Single appearance)
    • Jackal (Single appearance)
    • Three Members (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:



  • Checkmate Lance


  • U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Weisinger
  • Defense Minister's Plane (Destroyed)



  • The U.S.S. Weisinger is named after former Superman editor Mort Weisinger.


  • On the cover, Metropolis is incorrectly spelled "Metroplis".

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