Fourth World (comics)

"Fourth World" is a storyline told through a metaseries of connected comic book titles written and drawn by Jack Kirby and published by DC Comics from 1970 to 1973. Although they were not marketed under this title until the August–September 1971 issues of New Gods and Forever People, the terms Fourth World and Jack Kirby's Fourth World have gained usage in the years since.

"Fourth World" thematic stories
The New Gods #1 (March 1971) featuring Orion. Cover art by Jack Kirby and Don Heck.
Created byJack Kirby
Publication information
PublisherDC Comics
Title(s)
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #133–148
New Gods #1–11
Forever People #1–11
Mister Miracle #1–18
The Hunger Dogs
FormatsMultiple, thematically linked
Genre
Publication date1970 1973
Number of issues59
Main character(s)Apokolips
New Genesis
Darkseid
Mister Miracle
Orion
Forever People
Highfather
Lightray
Jimmy Olsen
Superman
Morgan Edge
Newsboy Legion
Guardian
Kalibak
Desaad
Intergang
Big Barda
Granny Goodness
Oberon
Metron
Dan Turpin
Creative team
Writer(s)Jack Kirby
Artist(s)Jack Kirby
Reprints
Collected editions
Fourth World by Jack Kirby OmnibusISBN 1-4012-7475-7
Omnibus Volume 1ISBN 1-4012-1344-8
Omnibus Volume 2ISBN 140121357X
Omnibus Volume 3ISBN 1401214851
Omnibus Volume 4ISBN 1401215831

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