Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld #1

DC Comics

United States.

Published
May 1983
Page count
36
Cover price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37364

Credits

Editing
Karen Berger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld
Genre
Fantasy; superhero
Code
C-316
Characters
Amethyst; Dark Opal

Credits

Art
Ernie Colón
Colours
Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset
Todd Klein (logo)

Notes

Todd Klein designed the Amethyst logo (from letter page of issue #6). Color credit from Tom Ziuko.

Show/hide 1. The Birthright (Amethyst) Unknown, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Amethyst
Genre
Superhero; fantasy
Code
J-8036
Characters
Amethyst; Dark Opal (villain); Fire Jade (intro); Herb Winston; Marion Winston; Belaz; Granch; Citrina; Sardonyx (villain); Fauna; Laral; Lord Amethyst (flashback); Lady Amethyst (flashback); Gemworld

Credits

Script
Dan Mishkin
Gary Cohn
Art
Ernie Colón
Colours
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Adventure (Federal, 1983 series) #4 ([July 1984?])
The Birthright
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #52 (September 1984)
The Birthright

Notes

"With special thanks to Dave Manak". Story continued from Legion of Super-Heroes, The (DC, 1980 series) #298 (April 1983), which was the first appearance of Amethyst, the Gemworld, and the twelve houses that rule it.

Show/hide 2. "Amy was an ordinary girl... until last night." (Amethyst) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Amethyst

Credits

Art
Ernie Colón
Letters
typeset

Notes

House ad for this issue. Appears on page 23 in this issue.

Show/hide 3. "Weary" (Meanwhile...) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Meanwhile...

Credits

Script
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Notes

Dick talks about convention season, how to break into comics, and the Atari comics. Appears on page 24 in this issue.

Show/hide 4. Ads Unknown, 8 pages

Notes

A total of 7 one-page and 2 half-page ads for: M Network (video games, Mattel), Bubble Yum (gum, Nabisco), Dungeons & Dragons (card game set, TSR Hobbies), Build your own collection of diecast metal racing cars (model, Model Expo), Karate-Kung Fu (martial arts merchandise, Asian World of Martial Arts, 1/2 page), Grit (newspaper, Grit Publishing, 1/2 page), Prizes or Cash (card sales, Olympic Sales Club), Star Wars Jedi Arena (video game, Parker Brothers), and Lock 'N' Chase (video game, Mattel Electronics). Appear in various places in this issue.


Notes

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Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23842

Entry created

  • 06/02/1994

Index completed

  • 03/04/2016

Last updated

  • 03/04/2016