Secret Origins #34 [Newsstand]
([Winter] 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-10-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
070989317666 34
Editing
Mark Waid
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) #34 [Direct].

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #148.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League International / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Ty Templeton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League International [Rocket Red [Dimitri Pushkin]; Captain Atom; Gnort]

Indexer Notes

The covers of #33-35 form one image.

Yesterdays Once More (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Atom / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Greg Weisman (co-plotter)
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Greg Theakston
Letters
Helen Vesik

Job Number
G-4129
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Atom (flashback); General Datko; Buddy Larson; Harry Denison; Matilda Denison; Uri Voskoff; Miss Del Gado; Dr. Megala; General Heinrich; Babylon
Synopsis
The government concocts a fake origin for Captain Atom to prevent the public from finding out the real origin.

Indexer Notes

A compendium of the several versions, as portrayed in the current Captain Atom book.

Did You Hear the One...? (Table of Contents: 2)

Rocket Red / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Helen Vesik

Job Number
G-4106
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rocket Red [Dimitri Pushkin]; Mikhail Gorbachev; Green Lantern Corps (flashback, cameo) [Kilowog; Katma Tui; Arisia; Hal Jordan; John Stewart]
Synopsis
Rocket Red discusses the history of the Soviet super-hero program with Mikhail Gorbachev.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Charles J. Sperling, PC Man and David Metz.

The Secret Origin of Gnort! (Table of Contents: 4)

Gnort / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis; Keith Giffen (plot)
Pencils
Stephen DeStefano; Keith Giffen (breakdowns)
Inks
Stephen DeStefano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Bob Lappan

Job Number
G-3909
Genre
superhero
Characters
Gnort [Gnort Esplanade Gneesmacher]; Gnelson Gneesmacher; Gnancy Gneesmacher; Green Lantern [Gnewman Gnoggs]; Guardians of the Universe (cameo)
Synopsis
Gnort grows up to become a Green Lantern.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Justice League International
  2. 1. Yesterdays Once More
    Captain Atom
  3. 2. Did You Hear the One...?
    Rocket Red
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  5. 4. The Secret Origin of Gnort!
    Gnort
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer