(May-June 1977)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound (#1-2); Saddle-stitched (#3-18)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins of Super-Villains / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-426

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Gorilla Grodd

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Maltese Cup Cake (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Mr. Astor; Petula Lorry; Cindy Bluestreet [The Fat Lady]
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman captures three people hunting for the Maltese Cupcake, though it is unclear that any of them has committed a crime.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins of Super-Villains / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Job Number:
J-4610

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Gorilla Grodd; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Brainiac; The Shark

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the stories in this issue.

G- -as in Guardians, Green Lantern, and Gorilla Grodd! (Table of Contents)

Gorilla Grodd / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Bill Morse
Job Number:
J-4598

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Guardians of The Universe; a Dryg; Gorilla Grodd; Solovar; Calorians (gorillas); Carol Ferris; Tom Kalmaku (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Guardians reveal to Hal his unremembered encounter with Grodd, and how Hal is responsible for transporting Gorilla City to Earth from Calor. The encounter occured before the first meeting of Flash and Grodd.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References Green Lantern #1, and Flash #106.

The Secret Origin of Brainiac (Table of Contents)

Brainiac / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-629

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brainiac
Synopsis:
Recounts the first meeting of Brainiac and Superman.
Reprints:
  • from ? [panel from some past issue of Superman]

Indexer Notes

Text with illustration.

The Secret Origin of Two-Face- -Double Take! (Table of Contents)

Two-Face / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Ed Davis
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4579

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; David Davis; doctor at Arkham Asylum; Batman (flashback cameo); Boss Maroni (dies)
Synopsis:
David Davis, detective on the case that resulted in Harvey Dent's disfigurement, gets Dent to help him finish the case against Boss Maroni. Maroni gets the jump on them and attempts to kill them both, but Harvey Dent's decision coin deflects the bullet, killing Maroni.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References Teen Titans #48.

The Origin of the Shark (Table of Contents)

The Shark / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-629A

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Shark
Synopsis:
Recounts the first meeting of Green Lantern and The Shark.
Reprints:
  • from ? [panel from some past issue of Green Lantern]

Indexer Notes

Text with illustration.

Let There Be Dr. Light! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Light / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4608

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Light [Arthur Light]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; unnamed Thanagaran
Synopsis:
Arthur Light steals Thanagaran technology and adapts it to create his light-based weapons before he has to retreat from Hawkman, who returns the stolen item.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Secret Origins of Super-Villains
  2. 1. The Maltese Cup Cake
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [Contents Page]
    Secret Origins of Super-Villains
  4. 3. G- -as in Guardians, Green Lantern, and Gorilla Grodd!
    Gorilla Grodd
  5. 4. The Secret Origin of Brainiac
    Brainiac
  6. 5. The Secret Origin of Two-Face- -Double Take!
    Two-Face
  7. 6. The Origin of the Shark
    The Shark
  8. 7. Let There Be Dr. Light!
    Dr. Light
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