Secret Origins #25 [Direct]
(April 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Mark Waid; 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Atom; Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Triplicate Girl]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman

The Dreams of Youth (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Rick Stasi
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3452

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
R.J. Brande; Legion of Super Heroes [Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lighting Lad; Superboy (cameo); Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl; Braniac 5; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; White Witch; Dream Girl; Colossal Boy; Shrinking Violet; Sensor Girl; Sun Boy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Wildfire; Dawnstar; Shadow Lass; Ultra Boy; Element Lad; Bouncing Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Polar Boy; Quislet; Blok; Tellus]; Rigmon; Marla Latham; Councillor Hathoir; Lieutenant Kimball
Synopsis:
R.J. Brande entertains children at a spaceport by telling them the origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Indexer Notes

A 30th anniversary tribute.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Admirers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Sanderson; Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3045

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Susanna Doyle and Basil T. Goldwater.

["What a way to start the new year 1940!"] (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Mike Clark
Inks:
Bob Downs
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Jean Simek; Susan Kronz; Janice Chiang
Job Number:
G-3284

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom [Al Pratt]; George; Biff Bronston; Joe Morgan; Mary James; Justice Society of America [Wildcat; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Flash [Jay Garrick]] (cameo); Guardian (cameo); Nuklon (cameo); Huntress (cameo)
Synopsis:
Joe Morgan teaches Al Pratt how to box, leading to him becoming the Golden Age Atom.

Indexer Notes

Based on stories by Ben Flinton and Bill O'Connor, appearing in All American Comics #19-20, 1940.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Dreams of Youth
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. ["What a way to start the new year 1940!"]
    The Atom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer