(February-March 1971)

DC, 1971 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1970-12-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Jack Kirby
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Orion Fights for Earth! (Table of Contents)

New Gods / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?; Don Heck ?
Colors
Gaspar Saladino
Letters
?; Gaspar Saladino (logo design)

Job Number
X-102
Genre
superhero
Characters
Orion
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Orion figure taken from presentation piece, as seen at Kirby Museum:
http://kirbymuseum.org/gallery/v/Gods/Orion.jpg.html. Information from Chrissie Harper and Henry Kujawa.

Inks credit is in dispute.

Logo design credit from Todd Klein, who notes that Kirby may have provided a layout of the logo.

Orion Fights for Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

New Gods / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
X-107
Genre
superhero
Characters
Orion (introduction); Lightray (introduction); Metron (introduction); Highfather [Izaya the Inheritor] (introduction); Para-Demons (introduction); Darkseid; Kalibak (introduction); Victor Lanza (introduction); Claudia Shane (introduction); Dave Lincoln (introduction); Harvey Lockman (introduction); The "Source" (introduction); New Genesis (introduction); Apokolips (first appearance)
Synopsis
Orion frees Lanza, Shane, Lincoln, and Lockman from Darkseid.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fourth appearance of Darkseid in cameo; three weeks after FOREVER PEOPLE #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

A Visit with Jack Kirby (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman [as Marvin Wolfman]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
X-119
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Orion Fights for Earth!
    New Gods
  2. 1. Orion Fights for Earth!
    New Gods
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. A Visit with Jack Kirby
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