(1999)

DC, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
4.95 USD; 7.95 CAD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1999-09-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Barcode
761941220680 00111
Editing
Jack Schiff (original); Julius Schwartz (original); Dale Crain (replica edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Glossy cardstock cover
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Replica edition of 80 page Giant #8 [More Secret Origins](DC 1964 series)(March 1965).


80 pg. Giant Issue No. 8 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Flash [Barry Allen]]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman [Clark Kent; also as Superboy; also as Superbaby]
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

The Origin of the Justice League (Table of Contents: 2)

Justice League of America / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; aka John Jones]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]] Snapper Carr; Appellax aliens (flashback); Amazons of Paradise Island (flashback)
Synopsis
The Justice League of America uses the occasion of its third anniversary to tell Snapper Carr about the formation of the League, involving the discovery of strange meteors that nearly doomed them forever.
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10 Issues of Your Favorite Magazine (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Birth of the Atom! (Table of Contents: 4)

Atom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring
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Origins of Legendary Heroes (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
history
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is great!
Genre
children
Characters
Little Pete
Synopsis
Pete's Dad takes over Pete's model racing car track until Pete puts up a sign saying "Turnpike Toll 25ยข."
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How Aquaman Got His Powers (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Origin); Atlanna (Flashback); Tom Curry (Flashback); Commander Haskel
Synopsis
Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.
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Keywords
Atlantis

Indexer Notes

Earth 1 origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

The Man from Robin's Past (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (origin re-told); The Flying Graysons (Dick's parents, both die, flashback); Sando (circus friend of Dick's); Sando's son; Limey Lou (villain, fence); Lou's gang (villains, jewel thieves)
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The Origin of Flash's Masked Identity! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Flash / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (on a Golden Age cover that Barry Allen is holding); Dr. Bailey (Jay's physician); art thieves (villains)
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The Story of Superman's Life (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Superboy] (origin retold in detail); Jor-El; Zor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto; Lex Luthor (villain); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Recap of Superman's life from the destruction of Krypton to when he left Smallville after high school.
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Keywords
green kryptonite; Krypton

Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover page from July 1954 issues.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 80 pg. Giant Issue No. 8
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Origin of the Justice League
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. 10 Issues of Your Favorite Magazine
  5. 4. Birth of the Atom!
    Atom
  6. 5. Origins of Legendary Heroes
  7. 6. ["This is great!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. How Aquaman Got His Powers
    Aquaman
  9. 8. The Man from Robin's Past
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. The Origin of Flash's Masked Identity!
    The Flash
  11. 10. The Story of Superman's Life
    Superman
  12. 11. Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!"
    Superboy
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