Secret Origins #21 [Newsstand]
(December 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-09-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176612
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Greg Weisman (associate 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) #21 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #43.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex; The Black Condor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
José Luis García-López (signed)
Inks
José Luis García-López (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Jonah Hex; The Black Condor

Requiem for a Gunfighter (Table of Contents: 1)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2914
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Professor Lawrence; Nadine; Mr. Moskowitz; Mr. Kastner; Mr. Lewellyn; Tall Bird; Woodson Hex; Lucas McGill
Synopsis
The corpse of Jonah Hex is discovered and a college professor tracks down Hex's last wife, Tall Bird.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Secret Admirers / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2916

Indexer Notes

Includes letter from T.E. Pouncey.

The Secret Origin of the Black Condor (Table of Contents: 3)

The Black Condor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Richard Grey; Anne Grey; Richard Grey, Jr.; Ali; Father Pierre; Gali Kan; Raiders of Gali Kan; Senator Tom Wright; Doctor Henry Foster
Synopsis
Richard Grey Jr. is orphaned as a baby and raised by condors, where he learns to fly.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Crack Comics #1 and 11.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jonah Hex; The Black Condor
  2. 1. Requiem for a Gunfighter
    Jonah Hex
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of the Black Condor
    The Black Condor
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