(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.

Editing
Related Scans
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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