Secret Origins #5 [Newsstand]
(August 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893176608
Editing:
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Robert Greenberger (coordinating editor)
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 is a variant of Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #5 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Mike Gustovich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger

The Crimson Avenger (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Mike Gustovich
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
David Cody Weiss
Job Number:
G-1883

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Claudia Barker; Mrs. Vangilder; Orson Welles; Bill Dock
Synopsis:
In 1938, Newspaper publisher Lee Travis attends a Halloween party and foils robbers who dressed as aliens to take advantage of civilian panic during the broadcast of the Orson Welles radio broadcast of the War of the Worlds.

Indexer Notes

Features the Crimson Avenger in his original mystery man style.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Guest Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan Adlerman
Letters:
typeset

[Detective Comics #22] (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (original); Al Dellinges (redrawn art)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (original); Al Dellinges (redrawn art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Secret Origin of Secret Origins / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2366

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Steve Smith, Raul Wrona, John K. Austin, Neil Ahlquist, Neal Alhadeff and Paul Emrath.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crimson Avenger
  2. 1. The Crimson Avenger
    Crimson Avenger
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Guest Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [Detective Comics #22]
    Crimson Avenger
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Secret Origin of Secret Origins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer