Secret Origins #11 [Newsstand]
(February 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-11-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176602
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) #11 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #33.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman; Power Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Girl; Hawkman
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Ancient Histories (Table of Contents: 1)

Power Girl / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Mary Wilshire
Inks
Mary Wilshire
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Albert De Guzman
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Girl [Kara Zor-L]; Superman [Kal-L] (cameo); Zor-L (cameo); Allura (cameo); Jor-L (cameo); Anti-Monitor (cameo); Arion; Khater; Mara; Lady Chian (cameo); Wyynde (cameo); Garn Daanuth
Synopsis
Power Girl learns of her origin from the mystic mage Arion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the "Post Crisis" origin, where Power Girl is shown to be descended from Arion of Atlantis. This was later revealed to be a deception during the Infinite Crisis storyline and her origin was returned to the original origin.

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

Hawkman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Mary DeZuñiga
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall; Prince Khufu]; Ko-Lar; Shiera Sanders; Hath-Set [Dr. Anton Hastor]
Synopsis
Carter Hall discovers he is the reincarnation of Prince Khufu and goes to rescue Shiera from the reincarnation of Hath-Set.
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Indexer Notes

Taken primarily from the story in Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #1.

Superman's Other Creators (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2571

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Neil Ahlquist, J. Blocher, T.E. Pouncey, David W. Sparks, Joseph Duffy and Kevin Lawless.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman; Power Girl
  2. 1. Ancient Histories
    Power Girl
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Hawkman
    Hawkman
  4. 3. Superman's Other Creators
    Meanwhile...
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer