Arak / Son of Thunder #3 [Direct]
(November 1981)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-07-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano; Dave Manak (Associate Editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

The Sword of the Iron Maiden (Table of Contents)

Arak, Son of Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Colón (signed)
Inks
Ernie Colón (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-715
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Arak; Iron Maiden [Valda]

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Sword of the Iron Maiden (Table of Contents: 1)

Arak, Son of Thunder / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Arak; Malagigi; Giles; Lonzo; Perro (Death); Angelica (flashback); Argalia (flashback); Jacq (Death); Iron Maiden [Valda]; Baledor (Death)
Synopsis
Arak's new companion, Malagigi, convinces Arak to help confront an old foe of the sorcerer's. First, they free a mind-controlled Valda, the Iron Maiden of Carolus Magnus' coterie of knights. Then, they all confront the evil sorcerer, Baledor, who is finally killed after sustaining several mortal wounds.
Reprints

Clean Sweep (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Red Tornado; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Life and Legend of Carolus Magnus (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-879
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sword of the Iron Maiden
    Arak, Son of Thunder
  2. 1. Sword of the Iron Maiden
    Arak, Son of Thunder
  3. 2. Clean Sweep
    Red Tornado; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. The Life and Legend of Carolus Magnus
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