The New Teen Titans #21 [Direct]
(July 1982)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-03-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein; Carl Gafford (Assistant Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Issue includes 16-page story preview for new series titled "Night Force" by Marv Wolfman.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Teen Titans / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-905
Genre
superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Kid Flash [Wally West]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Raven [Rachel Roth]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]]; Brother Blood
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Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Beware the Wrath of... Brother Blood! (Table of Contents: 1)

New Teen Titans / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-8161
Genre
superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Raven [Rachel Roth]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Starfire [Koriand'r; Kory Anders]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]]; Sarah Simms; Mr. Stern; Mr. Mack; Sister Karyn (first appearance); Sister Marcy Reynolds (first appearance; death); Donald Reynolds (first appearance); Mrs. Reynolds (first appearance); The Monitor (first appearance; voice only); William Loring (first appearance); Wendy Fletcher (first appearance; death); Brother Blood (first appearance; villain); Mother Mayhem (first appearance; villain); Mr. Belcher (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
An old flame of Victor's is killed by the Church of Brother Blood. The Titans infiltrate the cult, but are caught. Starfire and Wonder Girl (Donna Troy) stop a bomb from going off in Yankee Stadium, as we later see a mysterious satellite appear from nowhere, with a mysterious voice inside exclaiming about their powers' extent, and that such info will prove useful to his clients.
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Indexer Notes

1st appearance of the Monitor (voice only). Two-panel-sequence-cameo showing the outside of the Monitor's ship, and the inside w/just his voice. This issue is cover-dated July 1982, with The Monitor character not fully shown until G.I. COMBAT #274 cover-dated Feb 1985, and the "CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS mini-series issue #1 cover-dated April 1985. 2nd appearance THE NEW TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #2, cover-dated Summer 1983.


Wendy Fletcher is the maiden name of Wendy Pini of WaRP Graphics and Elfquest fame.

The Night Force (Table of Contents: 2)

Night Force / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (mock cover, uncredited); John Costanza
Editing
Ross Andru

Job Number
J-8114
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Baron Winters (first appearance); Merlin; Jack Gold; Major Carson; Kari Holmes; Donovan Caine; Mark; Mary McDonald; Vanessa Van Helsing; Dr. Rabin; Lord Bedford
Synopsis
Baron Winters begins to assemble the members of his Night Force team.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Special preview insert between pages 13 and 14 of main story. Letterer credit added 2006 by Steven Tice.
Story continues in Night Force (DC, 1982 series) #1.

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

Titans' Tower / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1033

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Carl K. Brown, Emily Flum, The Rambling Jersey, Terri Beaver and Stu Krull - and responses from Marv Wolfman.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Teen Titans
  2. 1. Beware the Wrath of... Brother Blood!
    New Teen Titans
  3. 2. The Night Force
    Night Force
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Titans' Tower
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