(February-March 1972)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-12-21
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 Comic Reader #77.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Gods / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
X-270
Genre
superhero
Characters
Steppenwolf; Izaya
Reprints

The Pact! (Table of Contents: 1)

New Gods / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Royer

Job Number
X-269
Genre
superhero
Characters
Orion (origin); Metron; Highfather [Izaya the Inheritor] (origin); Scott Free [Mister Miracle] (origin); Granny Goodness; Darkseid; Queen Heggra (first appearance, death); Tigra (first appearance); Avia (first appearance, death); Steppenwolf (first appearance, death); Parademons; Monitors
Synopsis
The history of the war between New Genesis and Apokolips is told, and the pact made between Izaya and Darkseid that brought a temporary peace between the two.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Royer letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Ben Oda.

Sorry -- I Have No More D.C. Comics! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Vykin the Black! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Young Gods of Supertown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-267
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vykin the Black; Stanga
Synopsis
Vykin stops a monster in the tunnels under New Genesis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colleta inks and Costanza letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Royer with inks and Ben Oda with letters.

The Legend of the Silent Bear (Table of Contents: 4)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
X-226
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; George; Timmy; Tommy; Ben Raspp (death); Jimmy Jones; Harry Raspp
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

To and from the Source / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Evanier; Steve Sherman
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Vince Colletta (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
X-268
Characters
Orion

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Shel Dorf, Bettina C. (Kate) Helms, Johnny McCormack, Lester G. Boutillier and John M. Fuller.

A World of Thinking Machines (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
X-282
Genre
science fiction
Characters
J.B. Jones
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Gods
  2. 1. The Pact!
    New Gods
  3. 2. Sorry -- I Have No More D.C. Comics!
  4. 3. Vykin the Black!
    The Young Gods of Supertown
  5. 4. The Legend of the Silent Bear
    Manhunter
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    To and from the Source
  7. 6. A World of Thinking Machines
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed