Secret Origins #13 [Canadian]
(April 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-01-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176604
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) #13 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #35.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nightwing; Johnny Thunder; The Whip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; the Whip
Reprints

The Secret Origin of Nightwing (Table of Contents: 1)

Nightwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin
Pencils
Erik Larsen
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2957
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; John Grayson; Mary Grayson; Haly; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Tony Zucco; Tweedledee (cameo); Tweedledum (cameo); Teen Titans [Jericho [Joseph Wilson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Raven [Rachel Roth]; Changeling [Garfield Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Starfire [Koriand'r]]; Aquaman (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Trigon (cameo); Brother Blood (cameo); Robin [Jason Todd] (cameo); Karras (cameo)
Synopsis
Dick Grayson spends his twentieth birthday on Tamaran and tells his origin to Jericho.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batmobile; Tamaran

Indexer Notes

Takes place during The New Teen Titans #16-19 or Tales of the Teen Titans #74-77.

The Secret Origin of the Whip (Table of Contents: 2)

The Whip / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils
Mike Gustovich
Inks
Mike Gustovich
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Whip [Rodrigo Gaynor]; Whip [Don Fernando Suarez]; Carlos Fuentes; Marissa Dillon; Diablo (horse); Sheriff Todd
Synopsis
Rodrigo Gaynor stop off in the town of Seguro where he learns of ranchers plans to lynch a Mexican in the jail. He dons the uniform of The Whip, who had protected the poor in the previous century.

The Secret Origin of Johnny Thunder (Table of Contents: 3)

Johhny Thunder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Clark
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; Simon B. Thunder; Mildred Thunder; Captain Cosher; Mr. Gimple
Synopsis
Johnny Thunder is kidnapped as a baby and taken to Bahdnisia and given the power to control the Thunderbolt, but he escapes and returns to New York before he knows the magic word to activate his powers.
Reprints
Keywords
Bahdnisia

Indexer Notes

Liberally adapted from Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #1.

[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-2639

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Chris Khalaf, Charles D. Brown, Daniel Smith and G.A. Olinger.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nightwing; Johnny Thunder; The Whip
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Nightwing
    Nightwing
  3. 2. The Secret Origin of the Whip
    The Whip
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of Johnny Thunder
    Johhny Thunder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregory Fischer