Arion, Lord of Atlantis #1 [Newsstand]
(November 1982)

DC, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-08-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893111411
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Ernie Colon (co-editor); Laurie Sutton (co-editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #203.
This issue is a variant of Arion, Lord of Atlantis (DC, 1982 series) #1 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Arion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jan Duursema (signed)
Inks
Jan Duursema (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; Todd Klein (logo design)

Job Number
C-136
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arion; Caculha
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Star Spawn -- Sun Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Arion / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Jan Duursema
Inks
Jan Duursema
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arion [Ahri'ahn]; Choloh (mentioned); Calculha [Caculha]; Oracle of Choloh; "Star-Spawn" [Sun Sphere] (dies); Deedra (mentioned); Lady Chian; Wyynde; Chaon; Tynan; Gemimn; Mad Mage of Mu [Garn Daanuth]; King D'Tilluh; Wing
Synopsis
Caculha aids Arion against the Sun Sphere which claims to be Arion's mother.
Reprints
Keywords
Anuleous (planet); Atlantis; Chronicles of Choloh (mentioned); Darkworld; Sun-Sphere

Indexer Notes

ARION prior to this issue was a backup series in WARLORD 55-62 (March 1982 - Oct 1982) by the same Kupperberg/Duursema creative team.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Grit] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Tyco Magnum 440] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Life Savers] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Arion Lord of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Jan Duursema
Inks
Jan Duursema
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1172
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the year 45,000 B.C. - give or take a couple of thousand years - and the world of Arion.
Characters
Arion

Indexer Notes

Paul tells how the series developed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Arion
  2. 1. ["You're building for real."]
  3. 2. Star Spawn -- Sun Death
    Arion
  4. 3. ["Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum"]
  5. 4. [Grit]
  6. 5. [Tyco Magnum 440]
  7. 6. [Life Savers]
  8. 7. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure
    Dungeons & Dragons
  9. 8. ["Sgt. Rock is on the move in 82!"]
  10. 9. [Write Right Now!]
  11. 10. ["DC is on the move!"]
  12. 11. Arion Lord of Atlantis
  13. 12. ["Triple free offer!!!"]
  14. 13. ["Frogger video game cartridge"]
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