DC Graphic Novel #4 - The Hunger Dogs
([June] 1985)

DC, 1983 Series
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Price
5.95 USD; 7.95 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1985-02-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
0-930289-01-3 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Nicola Cuti (associate editor)
Color
Color
Paper Stock
Heavy cover stock; Glossy
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Graphic Novel

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #13, confirmed from copyright registration.


The Hunger Dogs (Table of Contents)

New Gods / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Greg Theakston (signed)
Colors
Greg Theakston ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Darkseid; Himon; Hunger Dogs
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The Hunger Dogs by Jack Kirby (Table of Contents: 1)

New Gods / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
D. Bruce Berry; Mike Royer; Greg Theakston
Colors
Greg Theakston; Bill Wray; Tony Dispoto
Letters
typeset

Characters
Darkseid; Orion
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[Kirby Self-Portrait] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Greg Theakston (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jack Kirby; Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; Kalibak; Orion; Oberon; Barda; Darkseid (drawing); Dr. Bedlam; Mystivac ?
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Indexer Notes

Includes dedication and publishing information.

Hunger Dogs!! (Table of Contents: 3)

New Gods / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
D. Bruce Berry; Mike Royer; Greg Theakston
Colors
Greg Theakston; Bill Wray; Tony Dispoto
Letters
D. Bruce Berry; Mike Royer

Genre
superhero
Characters
Darkseid; Hunger Dogs; Orion; Himon (death); Mother Box; Lightray; High Father [Izaya, the Inheritor]; Bekka (introduction); Lonar; Thunderer; Esak (death); Tigra; Metron
Synopsis
Darkseid launches an attack against New Genesis. New Genesis is destroyed by High Father's counter move and Apokolips is heavily damaged.
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Indexer Notes

This story contains revised and reordered pages from Kirby's original conclusion to his New Gods saga -- printed as pages 12-18, 31-46 here -- originally submitted to DC for inclusion in New Gods (DC, 1984 series) #6.

For more information, see The Jack Kirby Collector #6 or The Collected Jack Kirby Collector, Vol. 1.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hunger Dogs
    New Gods
  2. 1. The Hunger Dogs by Jack Kirby
    New Gods
  3. 2. [Kirby Self-Portrait]
  4. 3. Hunger Dogs!!
    New Gods
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