Warlord #56 [Direct Sales]
(April 1982)

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Volume:
7
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981-12-29
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.


Conspiracy (Table of Contents)

Warlord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-837

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

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

[Sales Leadership Club] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Conspiracy (Table of Contents: 2)

Warlord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell (plot); Sharon Grell (uncredited)
Pencils:
Mark Texeira
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Joshua Morgan; Griff; Darvin; Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Tara; Praydor; Remald; Graemore
Synopsis:
Re-intro Morgan's son, Joshua. Begins a multi-issue story on plots to topple Tara from her throne.

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."

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Grit] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Can't find your favorite DC Comics?"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Johnson Smith Company] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Swamp Thing is back!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Trial by Ice! (Table of Contents: 9)

Arion, Lord of Atlantis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Jan Duursema
Inks:
Jan Duursema
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Wyynde; Lady Chian; Arion; Caculha (carving); Tynan (statue); Gemimn (statue)
Synopsis:
Arion, Chian and Wyynde begin their quest for Caculha.

["A unique experience"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Well, there's really not much to say about the lead story in #51, seeing as how it was a reprint..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-960

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers T. M. Maple, Gwendy Leigh, and Fred Traweek. Includes a preview of next issue's cover.

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Now you can build your own Hot Wheels model."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Conspiracy
    Warlord
  2. 1. [Sales Leadership Club]
  3. 2. Conspiracy
    Warlord
  4. 3. ["The magic in gum is Bubble Yum."]
  5. 4. [Grit]
  6. 5. ["Can't find your favorite DC Comics?"]
  7. 6. [Johnson Smith Company]
  8. 7. [Write Right Now!]
  9. 8. ["Swamp Thing is back!"]
  10. 9. Trial by Ice!
    Arion, Lord of Atlantis
  11. 10. ["A unique experience"]
  12. 11. ["Well, there's really not much to say about the lead story in #51, seeing as how it was a reprint..."]
    Chain Mail
  13. 12. [Prizes or Cash]
  14. 13. ["Now you can build your own Hot Wheels model."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer