(February-March 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1972-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Superman; Batman; Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-562

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Batman; Jor-El (inset); Lara (inset); Thomas Wayne (inset); Martha Wayne (inset); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (inset); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders] (inset); The Gentleman Ghost [aka The Ghost] (inset)

[The Secret Origin of Superman] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster
Job Number:
N-545

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent] (introduction, origin)
Reprints:

[The Secret Origin of Batman] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-544

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin); Thomas Wayne (death, flashback); Martha Wayne (death, flashback); Joe Chill (unnamed)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer is Bill Finger, according to Indexer Notes for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #33; previously credited to Gardner Fox. Reprint is untitled.

The Ghost (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-547

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; The Gentleman Ghost (introduction, villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secrets of Secret Origins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-575

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Discussion of the various origin stories.

Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt! (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-546

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Barry Allen] (introduction, origin); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (on a comic book cover); Iris West (introduction); The Turtle Man (villain)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Secret Origins; Superman; Batman; Flash
  2. 1. [The Secret Origin of Superman]
    Secret Origins; Superman
  3. 2. [The Secret Origin of Batman]
    Secret Origins; Batman
  4. 3. The Ghost
    Secret Origins; Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Secrets of Secret Origins
  6. 5. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
    Secret Origins; Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
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