Arion, Lord of Atlantis #1 [Direct Edition]
(November 1982)

DC, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1982-08-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Ernie Colon; Laurie Sutton
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Arion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jan Duursema (signed)
Inks:
Jan Duursema (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Todd Klein (logo design)
Job Number:
C-136

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Arion; Caculha
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein.

["You're building for real."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Star Spawn -- Sun Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Arion / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Arion [Ahri'ahn]; Choloh (mentioned); Calculha [Caculha]; Oracle of Choloh; "Star-Spawn" [Sun Sphere] (dies); Deedra (mentioned); Lady Chian; Wyynde; Chaon; Tynan; Gemimn; Mad Mage of Mu [Garn Daanuth]; King D'Tilluh; Wing
Synopsis:
Caculha aids Arion against the Sun Sphere which claims to be Arion's mother.
Keywords:
Anuleous (planet); Atlantis; Chronicles of Choloh (mentioned); Darkworld; Sun-Sphere

Indexer Notes

ARION prior to this issue was a backup series in WARLORD 55-62 (March 1982-Oct 1982), by the same Kupperberg/Duursema creative team.

["Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Tyco Magnum 440] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Life Savers] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Sgt. Rock is on the move in 82!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["DC is on the move!"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Welcome to the year 45,000 B.C. - give or take a couple of thousand years - and the world of Arion."] (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Jan Duursema
Inks:
Jan Duursema
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1172

Characters:
Arion

Indexer Notes

Paul tells how the series developed.

["Triple free offer!!!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Frogger video game cartridge"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Arion
  2. 1. ["You're building for real."]
  3. 2. Star Spawn -- Sun Death
    Arion
  4. 3. ["Now Bubble Yum is Super Yum"]
  5. 4. [Grit]
  6. 5. [Tyco Magnum 440]
  7. 6. [Life Savers]
  8. 7. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure
    Dungeons & Dragons
  9. 8. ["Sgt. Rock is on the move in 82!"]
  10. 9. [Write Right Now!]
  11. 10. ["DC is on the move!"]
  12. 11. ["Welcome to the year 45,000 B.C. - give or take a couple of thousand years - and the world of Arion."]
  13. 12. ["Triple free offer!!!"]
  14. 13. ["Frogger video game cartridge"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Dave Berkebile
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Daniel Block
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed