Secret Origins #4 [Direct]
(July 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-03-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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 has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #26.


How It Began! (Table of Contents)

Firestorm / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond; Prof. Martin Stein]

The Secret Origin of Firestorm, the Nuclear Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Firestorm / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
John Costanza; Carrie Spiegle
Editing
Janice Race

Genre
superhero
Characters
Firestorm [Ronnie Raymond; Prof. Martin Stein]; Wendy Olsen; Crystal Frost (flashback); Clarissa Stein (flashback); Danton Black (flashback); Brad Baxter (flashback); Eddie Earhart (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
Prof. Martin Stein looks back on his life: his college life, his marriage and divorce, and the nuclear accident that merged himself with student Ronnie Raymond to become Firestorm.

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

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Echoes of Creation (Table of Contents: 3)

The Secret Origin of Secret Origins / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2359
Synopsis
Article about the creation of Firestorm.

Indexer Notes

Also includes a preview of the cover of the next issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How It Began!
    Firestorm
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Firestorm, the Nuclear Man
    Firestorm
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. Echoes of Creation
    The Secret Origin of Secret Origins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Roy Lyons
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer