Warlord #53 [Direct Sales]
(January 1982)

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Volume:
7
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981-09-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Laurie Sutton
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.


The Sorceress' Apprentice (Table of Contents)

Warlord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-765

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Jennifer Morgan; Ashiya; Warlord [Travis Morgan] (outline)

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

[Trucking Adventure] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sorceress' Apprentice (Table of Contents: 2)

Warlord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell (plot); Sharon Grell (uncredited)
Pencils:
Mark Texeira
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-7694

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Jennifer Morgan; Faaldren; Ashiya [Rachel Morgan]; Deimos; Tara; Shakira
Synopsis:
Jennifer Morgan becomes a sorceress.

Indexer Notes

Scripting credits per Mike Grell October 2006. "I worked by dictation and she typed the scripts. I plotted, she wrote. I got billing credit."

Ashiya takes on the appearance of, and pretends to be, Jennifer's mother.

["The magic in gum is Bubble Yum."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Amaze your friends with my Willy Wonka magic card trick!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["As you may have noticed, Mike Grell did not draw this comic book!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-930

Indexer Notes

Letters from: The Ramblin' Jersey, Dean K. Rollings.

["Take 5 for hours of big scale fun!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dragonsword (Table of Contents: 7)

Dragonsword / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Tom Yeates
Inks:
Tom Yeates
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Dysillus; Anna; Jerrand; Thiron; Quisel
Synopsis:
Thiron is taken to confront Emperor Quisel.

[NBC Superstar Saturday Pow!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["First there were Fast 111's you like to race..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Challenge #8860] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sorceress' Apprentice
    Warlord
  2. 1. [Trucking Adventure]
  3. 2. The Sorceress' Apprentice
    Warlord
  4. 3. ["The magic in gum is Bubble Yum."]
  5. 4. ["Amaze your friends with my Willy Wonka magic card trick!"]
  6. 5. ["As you may have noticed, Mike Grell did not draw this comic book!"]
    Chain Mail
  7. 6. ["Take 5 for hours of big scale fun!"]
  8. 7. Dragonsword
    Dragonsword
  9. 8. [NBC Superstar Saturday Pow!]
  10. 9. ["First there were Fast 111's you like to race..."]
  11. 10. [Challenge #8860]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Per Sandell
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer