Arak, Son of Thunder #1 [newsstand edition]
(September 1981)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893111309
Editing:
Dick Giordano; Dave Manak (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Arak, Son of Thunder (DC, 1981 series) #1.


The Sword and the Serpent! (Table of Contents)

Arak / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Colón (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Arak
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Sword and the Serpent! (Table of Contents)

Arak / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Ernie Colón
Inks:
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-7294

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Arak
Synopsis:
When a storm blows them off-course, Vikings find an Amerindian boy floating in a raft. They take him in and he becomes a member of their band. They spend the next decade brutally raiding towns and monasteries, looting and killing. One day, they attack the wrong monastery, as an unexpected mystical power fights back.
Reprints:

Wonder Woman versus the Robot Master (Table of Contents)

Hostess Twinkies; Wonder Woman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Robot Master
Synopsis:
The Robot Master commands four robot duplicates of himself to commit crimes, but Wonder Woman knows that only the human will be unable to resist Twinkies, not the robots.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies. Copyright © 1981 Continental Baking Company.
Script credit from seanbaby.com.

Between pages 8 and 9 if the main sequence.

A Short History of the World, DC-Style! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-843

Indexer Notes

A glimpse into the world of Arak.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sword and the Serpent!
    Arak
  2. 1. The Sword and the Serpent!
    Arak
  3. 2. Wonder Woman versus the Robot Master
    Hostess Twinkies; Wonder Woman
  4. 3. A Short History of the World, DC-Style!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed