Arak / Son of Thunder #4 [Direct]
(December 1981)

DC, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-08-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (editor); Dave Manak (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Middle four advertisement pages are printed on slick paper.

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

A Tree from Some Dark Hell (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-732
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Arak; Iron Maiden [Valda]; Malagigi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

A Tree from Some Dark Hell (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

Job Number
J-7334
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Arak; Iron Maiden [Valda]; Malagigi; King Carolus Magnus; Duke Namo; Astolpho; Rinaldo; Ganelon; Ogier the Dane; Ferrau the Saracen; Olivar; Archbishop Turpin; Widukind (flashback, cameo); Irminsul; Liutgard
Synopsis
Arak, Valda and Malagigi arrive at Aix-La-Chapelle and Arak is challenged to combat by one of the king's knights.
Reprints

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

Scroll Call / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas [as R. T.]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-885

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Todd McFarlane, T. M. Maple and Frank Gruber.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Tree from Some Dark Hell
    Arak, Son of Thunder
  2. 1. A Tree from Some Dark Hell
    Arak, Son of Thunder
  3. 2. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Scroll Call
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