Secret Origins #15 [newsstand]
(June 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:
0709893176606
Editing:
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
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) #15.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre; Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]

Death Like a Crown (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Andy Helfer
Pencils:
Kevin Maguire
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Bob Lappan
Job Number:
G-2809

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sensei; Matson; Hook; Rama Kushna; Jonah; Vashnu; Maxell Loomis; Lotus; Deadman [Boston Brand]; Lorna; Tiny
Synopsis:
Rama Kushna sets events in motion that leads to the death of Boston Brand and the creation of Deadman.

Indexer Notes

Ties into the Deadman 4-issue mini-series (DC 1987).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Admirers / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2702

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Daryl S. Herrick, T.M. Maple, Frank Balkin, Anthony R. Cardno and Neil Ahlquist.

The Secret Origin of the Spectre (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (script; co-adapter); Michael T. Gilbert (co-adapter)
Pencils:
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks:
Michael T. Gilbert
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Job Number:
G-1990

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Mrs. Lonnigan; Louie Snipe; Rhami; Clarice Winston; "Gat" Benson
Synopsis:
When "Gat" Benson kills both Jim Corrigan and Clarice Winston, Corrigan returns as the Spectre and restores Clarice to life and judges "Gat" Benson for his crimes and also kills Rhami, who had hired Benson to kill Corrigan.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the stories in More Fun 52-54.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre; Deadman
  2. 1. Death Like a Crown
    Deadman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of the Spectre
    The Spectre
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer