(June 1984)

DC, 1984 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Nicola Cuti
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; Baxter interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

New Gods / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Mike Thibodeaux (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; Todd Klein (logo design)
Job Number:
C-710

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Darkseid; Orion; Mantis; Kalibak
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Hello, Again! (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
John Costanza

Characters:
Jack Kirby

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

Orion Fights for Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

New Gods / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
X-107

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Orion (introduction); Lightray (introduction); Metron (introduction); Highfather [Izaya the Inheritor] (introduction); Para-Demons (introduction); Darkseid; Kalibak (introduction); Victor Lanza (introduction); Claudia Shane (introduction); Dave Lincoln (introduction); Harvey Lockman (introduction); The "Source" (introduction); New Genesis (introduction); Apokolips (first appearance)
Reprints:

This Is Lightray! (Table of Contents: 3)

New Gods / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
X-108

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lightray; Highfather [Izaya the Inheritor]
Reprints:

O' Deadly Darkseid (Table of Contents: 4)

New Gods / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
X-117

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Orion; Lightray; Izaya [as High Father]; Darkseid; Desaad; Mantis (cameo); Victor Lanza; Claudia Shane; Harvey Lockman; Dave Lincoln; Brola (introduction); The Deep Six (introduction, cameo)
Reprints:

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

The Source / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
? (blue only)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1619

Characters:
The Black Racer

Indexer Notes

A blue outline of the Black Racer from New Gods (DC, 1971 series) #3, page 10 is laid over a portion of the article.

The Black Racer Is Coming! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[New Gods #1] (Table of Contents: 7)

New Gods / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
?; Gaspar Saladino (logo design)
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Orion
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Orion figure taken from presentation piece, as seen at Kirby Museum:
http://kirbymuseum.org/gallery/v/Gods/Orion.jpg.html
Additional info per Chrissie Harper and Henry Kujawa. Previous indexer listed Don Heck as inker.
Logo design credit from Todd Klein, who notes that Kirby may have provided a layout of the logo.

[New Gods #2] (Table of Contents: 8)

New Gods / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
X-144

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Orion; Darkseid; Desaad; Brola
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Although the cover is credited soley to Jack Kirby, the inking is clearly by Vince Colletta. His attribution is verified in "The Thin Black Line", pages 78-79. Colletta was inking all the 4th World stories at this time.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    New Gods
  2. 1. Hello, Again!
  3. 2. Orion Fights for Earth!
    New Gods
  4. 3. This Is Lightray!
    New Gods
  5. 4. O' Deadly Darkseid
    New Gods
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Source
  7. 6. The Black Racer Is Coming!
  8. 7. [New Gods #1]
    New Gods
  9. 8. [New Gods #2]
    New Gods
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