(March 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#50 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fate; Blue Devil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
K. S. Wilson (signed)
Inks:
Sam de la Rosa (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Fate; Blue Devil

The All-True, Previously Recorded, Publicly Known, Heretofore Fully Revealed Secret Origin of the Blue Devil (Table of Contents)

Blue Devil / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Cohn; Dan Mishkin
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
Stig
Editing:
Mark Waid

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cain; Jerry; Jerry's brother and sister; Dan Cassidy; Nebiros; Charley; Wayne; Znarg; Sharon; Marla; Norm; Superman (cameo); The Trickster (cameo)
Synopsis:
Cain shows some kids the true story of the Blue Devil by drawing the dream images from Dan Cassidy and showing them on their TV instead of the video of the Blue Devil movie they were going to watch.

Indexer Notes

Narrated by Cain, of the House of Mystery.

The Secret Origin of Dr. Fate (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fate / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Michael Bair
Inks:
Bob Downs
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
Helen Vesik
Editing:
Mark Waid (editorial consultant)
Job Number:
G-3270

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wotan; Nabu; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Sven Nelson; Inza Cramer; Thomas Frawley; Apes of Ishtar; Charon
Synopsis:
Tells the history of the creation of Dr. Fate and his first few meetings with Wotan and Inza Cramer.

Indexer Notes

Based on the first few stories from More Fun.

Secret Admirers (Table of Contents)

Secret Behind The Origins Dept. / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Sanderson; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3016

Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes; The Atom [Al Pratt]
Synopsis:
Information on the two stories in this issue and additional history of Dr. Fate.

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Charles J. Sperling; John Q. Gerdes; Gary Thompson; Robert "the Emperor", along with a thumbnail of the cover for Secret Origins #25 rendered in black-and-white.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Fate; Blue Devil
  2. 1. The All-True, Previously Recorded, Publicly Known, Heretofore Fully Revealed Secret Origin of the Blue Devil
    Blue Devil
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of Dr. Fate
    Dr. Fate
  4. 3. Secret Admirers
    Secret Behind The Origins Dept.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer