Secret Origins #7 [Newsstand]
(October 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-07-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176610
Editing
Roy Thomas (co-editor); Robert Greenberger (co-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) #7 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #29.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Brian Bolland (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]
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The Secret Origin of Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Lantern / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2638
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner] (origin); Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Tomar Re]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Ch'p]; Green Lantern [Abin Sur]; Janet Sanborn (cameo); Suzy Delancy; Kari Limbo; Oliver Queen [Green Arrow]; Sinestro
Synopsis
Guy Gardner almost became Green Lantern instead of Hal Jordan. Eventually he gets his chance.

The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Sandman (Table of Contents: 2)

The Sandman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas (co-plotter)
Pencils
Michael Bair
Inks
Steve Montano
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Robert Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Mayor Laguardia; Phantom of the Fair; Whalen; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Sally Stevens; King George VI; Queen Elizabeth; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (cameo); Tubby Watts (cameo); Elektro; Liberty Belle [Elizabeth Lawrence] (cameo); Tarantula [Jonathan Law] (cameo); Starman [Ted Knight] (cameo); Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider] (cameo); Robotman [Robert Crane]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins] (cameo); Wing [Wing How] (cameo)
Synopsis
Wesley Dodds fears that the Phantom of the Fair and the Crimson Avenger will try to assassinate the King and Queen of England at the New York World's Fair. He becomes the Sandman and learns that the Crimson Avenger is actually on his side and they stop the Phantom of the Fair and his robot Elektro.
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Indexer Notes

Cameo by several of the JSA, and story takes place at the 1939 World's Fair, where the All Star Squadron will headquarter.

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern; The Sandman
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Sandman
    The Sandman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregory Fischer