Secret Origins #23 [Canadian]
(February 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-11-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176602
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) #23 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #127.


Millennium Week 6 (Table of Contents)

Floronic Man; Guardians of the Universe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Steve Bissette
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Guardians of the Universe; Floronic Man
Reprints

The Secret Origin of the Guardians of the Universe (Table of Contents: 1)

Guardians of the Universe / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Todd Klein
Pencils
Jonathan Peterson
Inks
Al Vey
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Greg Weisman

Job Number
G-3346
Genre
superhero
Characters
Gurardians of the Universe [Herupa Hando Hu; Krona]; Zamorans [Nadia Safir]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; New Guardians [Betty Clawman; Extra├▒o [Gregorio de la Vega]; Floronic Man; Jet [Celia Windward]; Ram [Takeo Yakata]]; Manhunters (blue androids); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Green Lantern [Sinestro] (cameo); Green Lantern [Tomar-Re] (cameo); Monitor (cameo); Anti-Monitor (cameo); Sonar (cameo); Goldface (cameo)
Synopsis
Herupa and Nadia relate the history of the Guardians and the Zamorans to those that were selected to make up the New Guardians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a Millenium tie-in. There are flashbacks to the Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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

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

Script
Peter Sanderson; Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2981

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from T.E. Pouncey and checklist of all the DC Golden Age heroes and where they first appeared.

Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Table of Contents: 3)

Floronic Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Brett Ewins
Inks
Brett Ewins
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Greg Weisman; Mark Waid

Job Number
G-3348
Genre
superhero
Characters
Floronic Man; Killer Croc; Doctor Jaeger; Two-Face; Scarecrow; Joker; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Tweedle-Dee [Deever Tweed]; Tweedle-Dum [Dumfree Tweed]; Maya (cameo); Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Itty; Secret Society of Super-Villains [Gorilla Grodd; Star Sapphire; Professor Zoom; Blockbuster]; Rag-Doll (cameo); Superman (cameo); Batman (cameo); Psycho Pirate (cameo); Wonder Girl (cameo); Monitor (cameo); Anti-Monitor (cameo); Sunderland; Swamp Thing; Harupa Hando Hu; Nadia Safir; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis
The Floronic Man tells Killer Croc a "story" that is his history before he escapes from Arkham.
Keywords
Arkham Asylum
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Millennium Week 6
    Floronic Man; Guardians of the Universe
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of the Guardians of the Universe
    Guardians of the Universe
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond
    Floronic Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer