(April-May 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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; Supergirl; Green Lantern; Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman (inset); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (inset)

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)
Job Number:
N-606

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, first appearance, origin); Zor-El (introduction, flashback); Miss Hart (introduction); Superboy (on a poster)
Synopsis:
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.
Reprints:

1--Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Secrets of Secret Origins / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-635

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl
Synopsis:
Changes in the Supergirl mythos.

SOS Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; Green Lantern / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-624

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (intro, origin); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (intro)
Synopsis:
Hal Jordan is selected by the power ring of Abin Sur to become a Green Lantern.
Reprints:

Birth of the Atom! (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins; The Atom / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-623

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer] (intro, origin); Jean Loring (intro)
Reprints:

2--Green Lantern and The Atom (Table of Contents)

Secrets of Secret Origins / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
635-A

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Synopsis:
Green Lantern's and Atom's origins discussed.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Secret Origins; Supergirl; Green Lantern; Atom
  2. 1. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Secret Origins; Supergirl
  3. 2. 1--Supergirl
    Secrets of Secret Origins
  4. 3. SOS Green Lantern!
    Secret Origins; Green Lantern
  5. 4. Birth of the Atom!
    Secret Origins; The Atom
  6. 5. 2--Green Lantern and The Atom
    Secrets of Secret Origins
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