The Night Force #8 [Direct]
(March 1983)

DC, 1982 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-11-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Marv Wolfman (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Night Force / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
C-256
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paul Brooks
Reprints

The Summoning, Epilogue: (Table of Contents: 1)

Night Force / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-8547
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Detective Eliot Short; Jack Gold; Donovan Caine; Vanessa van Helsing; Baron Winter; Merlin (leopard); Larry Caine; Mr. Whistle (Winter's attorney); Dr. Rubin
Synopsis
Jack, Vanessa and Donovan return to Washington DC. Detective Short discovers that the papers the Baron gave him are forgeries and returns to arrest him.
Reprints

Beast! Chapter One: Runner! (Table of Contents: 2)

Night Force / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paul Brooks; Baron Winters; Miss Conrad; Fran Wyatt; Steve Burke; Mrs. Murphy; Terry Kane; Detective Eliot Short; Merlin (leopard)
Synopsis
Baron Winters arranges for Paul Brooks to become trapped in a brownstone with the monster that has been terrifying Miss Conrad.
Reprints

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Remco; Sgt. Rock Action Figure / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Night Forces / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gene Colan (headshots)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Readers: Our first storyline is over and...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Patricia Fogleman, Stephen Gawronski, and Jorge L. Gonzalez.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

DC Coming Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Night Force
  2. 1. The Summoning, Epilogue:
    Night Force
  3. 2. Beast! Chapter One: Runner!
    Night Force
  4. 3. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 83!
    Remco; Sgt. Rock Action Figure
  5. 4. ["Well, there goes my career as a columnist!"]
    Meanwhile...
  6. 5. ["Dear Readers: Our first storyline is over and..."]
    Night Forces
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    DC Coming Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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