Blue Devil #17 [Direct Market]
(October 1985)

DC, 1984 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Alan Gold (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Blue Devil (DC, 1984 series) #17 [Newsstand].


Special Crisis Cross-Over (Table of Contents)

Blue Devil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paris Cullins [as Paris] (signed)
Inks:
Gary Martin [as Martin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Devil [Dan Cassidy]; Marla Bloom; Gopher [Edward Bloomberg]; Norm Paxton; Sharon Scott; Wayne Tarrant
Synopsis:
A rain of water absorbing microbes causes havoc.
Keywords:
rain

Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fish Out of Water (Table of Contents)

Blue Devil / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Cohn (credited); Dan Mishkin (credited)
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Inks:
Mark Farmer (credited)
Colors:
Michele Wolfman (credited)
Letters:
Bob Lappan (credited)
Job Number:
G-2089

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Devil [Dan Cassidy]; Marla Bloom; Gopher [Edward Bloomberg]; Norm Paxton; Sharon Scott; Wayne Tarrant; Dr. Jenette Klyburn; The Fisherman; Pollack; Calamara; Whiting; Monk; Green Lantern [John Stewart] (last panel cameo); Lloyd Gutterman; Blackjack McCullough; Tanya; Milo; Mr. Feldheimer
Synopsis:
S.T.A.R. Labs wants Blue Devil to help them seed some storm clouds and the unintended results create little water monsters everywhere, a situation made worse when The Fisherman and his henchmen rob a beach party at the same time.
Keywords:
Crisis on Infinite Earths; rain

Indexer Notes

Blue Devil continues into Crisis On Infinite Earths #8.

Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nabisco cookies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Twizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Warner Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take the DC Challenge! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speak of the Devil / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Gold (credited)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2075

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Henry Bain, Don Schick, Tony Hartgrove, Tom Tobacco, T.M. Maple, Z.E. Smith and Frank Krulicki. Includes one-line responses to a couple dozen unpublished letters.

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Get in on the Action with Power Action! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Powers Collection / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Special Crisis Cross-Over
    Blue Devil
  2. 1. Nathaniel Dusk Private Investigator Is Back!
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Fish Out of Water
    Blue Devil
  4. 3. Newtons Fruit Chewy Mix-Up!
    Nabisco cookies
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. A New Town, a New Member, a New Beginning!
    DC Comics
  7. 6. How Most Mouths Feel about Twizzlers
    Twizzlers
  8. 7. The World's Greatest Super Powers at Your Command!
    Warner Home Video
  9. 8. Take the DC Challenge!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Speak of the Devil
  11. 10. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  12. 11. ["All I wanted to do that night was go to sleep."]
    Meanwhile...
  13. 12. Get in on the Action with Power Action!
    Super Powers Collection
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed