1978 is the year of the DC Explosion and more notoriously, the DC Implosion. The page number is increased to 50 and the price to 50 cents, but later that year, DC drastically cuts down. Twenty-four marginal titles end, and close to 40% of staff is let go.


The following creative talent are known to have been born in 1978:

The following creative talent passed away in the year 1978:


The following comic titles debuted with a 1978 cover date:

The following Comic titles were last published with a 1978 cover date:


Selected 1978 character debuts. See all.


Selected 1978 team debuts. See all.

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