Secret Origins #14 [newsstand]
(May 1987)

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]
Barcode:
0709893176605
Editing:
Robert Greenberger; 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 is a variant of Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #14 [Direct].


Legends Chapter 22 (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colonel Richard M. Flag; Suicide Squad [Rick Flag, Jr.; Bronze Tiger; Deadshot; Blockbuster; Captain Boomerang; Enchantress]
Reprints:

The Secret Origin of the Suicide Squad (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ostrander
Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-2803

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Amanda Waller (origin); Colonel Richard M. Flag (flashback, introduction, dies); Mission X [Colonel Rick Flag, Jr. (origin); Karin Grace; Dr. Hugh Evans (dies); Dr. Jeff Bright] (flashback, origin); Suicide Squadron ["Bashful" Benjy (introduction); Lt. Carson (introduction)] (flashback); Sarge Steel; Sharon Race Flag (flashback, introduction, dies); Joseph Waller (flashback, introduction, dies); Joseph Waller, Jr. (flashback, introduction, dies); Damita Waller (flashback, introduction); Martin Waller (flashback, introduction); Jessie Waller (flashback, introduction); Coretta Waller (flashback, introduction); Control of the OSS (flashback); Ace Morgan (flashback); President Ronald Reagan; President Harry S. Truman (flashback); Justice Society of America [Atom; Black Canary; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; Hawkman; Flash; Dr. Mid-Nite] (flashback, disbands); Steve (flashback, introduction, dies); Marvin Collins (introduction); Jeb Stuart (flashback); the Forgotten Heroes [Dolphin; Cave Carson; Congo Bill; Animal Man; Rick Flag, Jr.; Immortal Man](cameo flashback); Suicide Squad [Deadshot; Bronze Tiger; Rick Flag, Jr.; Blockbuster; Enchantress; Captain Boomerang] (cameo flashback, origin); War Wheel (flashback, villain); Candyman (flashback, introduction, villain, dies); The Sportsmaster (flashback, villain); Brimstone (flashback, villain)
Synopsis:
A look at the history of the Suicide Squad and Task Force X. The JSA is shown to have disbanded in 1951.

Indexer Notes

This story takes place after LEGENDS #6 and before SUICIDE SQUAD #1.

Secret Admirers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2674

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - T.E. Pouncey, Daryl S. Herrick, Anthony R. Cardno, Charles D. Brown and Robert T. Jeschonek - and responses from Bob Greenberger.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Legends Chapter 22
    Suicide Squad
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of the Suicide Squad
    Suicide Squad
  3. 2. Secret Admirers
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregory Fischer