Warlord #48 [Direct Edition]
(August 1981)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Ross Andru; Mike Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael] (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Dragon of Ice (Table of Contents)

Warlord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-636

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Arak (inset)

["We don't rest on our laurels!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dragon of Ice (Table of Contents: 2)

Warlord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-7501

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Tara; Aton; Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Shakira; Jennifer Morgan; Faaldren
Synopsis:
Morgan and Shakira come across a village preparing for a human sacrifice.

["Bubble Yum's got the number yum taste. Pass it on."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["You are the Earth's only hope!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Eye of the hunter, piercing the morn..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Arak, Son of Thunder / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Ernie Colón
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Dick Giordano
Job Number:
J-7241

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Arak, Son of Thunder (introduction); Dziewona
Synopsis:
Arak seeks a treasure of amber.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Preview insert between pages 13 and 14 of sequence 1, continued in Arak, Son of Thunder (DC, 1981 series) #1.

["Now that you've sampled the action, get ready for the main event!"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Life Savers] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Curse of the Claw (Table of Contents: 10)

Claw the Unconquered / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Tom Yeates
Inks:
Tom Yeates
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Pierre Bernard Jr.
Job Number:
J-7368

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Claw [Valcan]; Shalieka
Synopsis:
Claw meets the demon with whom he has magically swapped hands.

[Grit] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Can't find DC Comics on the west coast?"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["What can I say besides "thanks"?"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Chain Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-806

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers The Ramblin' Jersey, Walt Priadka, and Kevin Gibley.

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Jox] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dragon of Ice
    Warlord
  2. 1. ["We don't rest on our laurels!"]
  3. 2. Dragon of Ice
    Warlord
  4. 3. ["Bubble Yum's got the number yum taste. Pass it on."]
  5. 4. ["You are the Earth's only hope!"]
  6. 5. Superman vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits
    Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. ["Eye of the hunter, piercing the morn..."]
    Arak, Son of Thunder
  8. 7. ["Now that you've sampled the action, get ready for the main event!"]
  9. 8. [Life Savers]
  10. 9. [Write Right Now!]
  11. 10. The Curse of the Claw
    Claw the Unconquered
  12. 11. [Grit]
  13. 12. ["Can't find DC Comics on the west coast?"]
  14. 13. ["What can I say besides "thanks"?"]
    Chain Mail
  15. 14. A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
  16. 15. [Jox]
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