This issue is a variant of Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld (DC, 1983 series) #1 [Direct-Sales]. There exist further variants.
Todd Klein designed the Amethyst logo (from letter page of issue #6).
"With special thanks to Dave Manak". Story continued from Legion of Super-Heroes, The (DC, 1980 series) #298 (April 1983), which was the first appearance of Amethyst, the Gemworld, and the twelve houses that rule it.
House ad for this issue. Appears on page 23 in this issue.
Dick talks about convention season, how to break into comics, and the Atari comics. Appears on page 24 in this issue.
A total of 7 one-page and 2 half-page ads for: M Network (video games, Mattel), Bubble Yum (gum, Nabisco), Dungeons & Dragons (card game set, TSR Hobbies), Build your own collection of diecast metal racing cars (model, Model Expo), Karate-Kung Fu (martial arts merchandise, Asian World of Martial Arts, 1/2 page), Grit (newspaper, Grit Publishing, 1/2 page), Prizes or Cash (card sales, Olympic Sales Club), Star Wars Jedi Arena (video game, Parker Brothers), and Lock 'N' Chase (video game, Mattel Electronics). Appear in various places in this issue.