(September-October 1978)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-06-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893043910
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
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 #157.

Per the last page, the next issue was to go on sale on August 15th; but it was cancelled as part of the DC Implosion. The contents of it were printed in Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1978 series) #1 instead.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Lightning; The Ray / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-727
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Lightning; The Ray [Happy Terrill]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

All They Will Call You Will Be... Deportee! (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Lightning / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5170
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Series continues in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #257 after a guest appearance in the Green Arrow feature in the issue before that.

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

Lightning Bolts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-942

The Rise and Fall of the Ray (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ray / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger McKenzie (co-plotter and script); John Fuller (co-plotter)
Pencils
John Fuller
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5260
Characters
Ray [Happy Terrill]

Indexer Notes

Part one of a planned three-part try-out series. Part 2 appears in the limited distribution Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1978 series) #1.

The Answer Man's Guide to the DC Explosion! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Lightning; The Ray
  2. 1. All They Will Call You Will Be... Deportee!
    Black Lightning
  3. 2. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Lightning Bolts
  5. 4. The Rise and Fall of the Ray
    The Ray
  6. 5. The Answer Man's Guide to the DC Explosion!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Marchand
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed