Secret Origins #12 [Canadian]
(March 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176603
Editing
Roy Thomas; Robert 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) #12 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #34.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown; Fury / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paris Cullins (signed) [as 'Ace' Cullins]
Inks
Karl Kesel (signed) [as 'Prof' Kesel]
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fury [Helena Kosmatos]; Challengers of the Unknown [Rocky Davis; June Robbins; Red Ryan; Ace Morgan; Prof Haley]

The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Fury (Table of Contents: 1)

Fury / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils
Tom Grindberg
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss
Editing
Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Job Number
G-2559
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fury [Lyta Trevor]; Fury [Helena Kosmatos] (first appearance, flashback); Michael Kosmatos; Furies [Tisiphone; Alecto; Megaera]; Johnny Chambers (flashback)
Synopsis
At the underground altar of Erebus in Greece, Lyta Trevor encounters the three Furies who tell her about her about her unknown mother, Helena Kosmatos, who was granted powers of vengeance.

Indexer Notes

This is continued from Infinity Inc #35. This story retroactively changes Lyta Trevor's mother from the Golden-Age Wonder Woman to the Golden-Age Fury.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2605

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jonathan Gilbert, T.M. Maple, Paul Stevens, T.E. Pouncy.

Challengers of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 3)

Challengers of the Unknown / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Evanier
Pencils
Chuck Patton
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Carrie Spiegle
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2595
Genre
adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown [Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Prof Haley; June Robbins; Red Ryan]; Morelian
Synopsis
As the Challengers wait in the Green Room of TV's "Real Incredible People", they kill time by retelling their origin to June. They recount stories of how they cheated death pre-Challengers.

Indexer Notes

A whimsical recap of early adventures and a postscript to the origin story in Showcase #6.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Challengers of the Unknown; Fury
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Fury
    Fury
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. Challengers of the Unknown
    Challengers of the Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer