Secret Origins #6 [Direct]
(September 1986)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1986-05-20
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 #28.

Begin multiple origins per issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Halo; Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Halo; Batman

[Secret Origin of the Golden Age Batman] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Marshall Rogers
Letters:
Carrie Spiegle
Job Number:
G-1789

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-2); Julie Madison (Earth-2); Commissioner James Gordon (Earth-2)
Synopsis:
After witnessing the murder of his parents as a child, Bruce Wayne grows up to fight crime as Batman, and it follows his origins, as well as his one-time love affair with Julie Madison.
Reprints:

Fallen Angel (Table of Contents)

Halo / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Duncan Andrews
Editing:
Robert Greenberger (coordinating editor)
Job Number:
G-2632

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Outsiders [Halo; Looker; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Black Lightning (flashback, cameo); Geo-Force (flashback, cameo); Katana (flashback, cameo); Metamorpho (flashback, cameo)]; Violet Harper (flashback); Tobias Whale (flashback); Syonide (flashback)
Synopsis:
Halo tells Looker her origin, that she is actually a being of light called an Aurakle, that took over the body of criminal Violet Harper after she was killed by Syonide. Looker then gives Halo a new costume created by Katana as a gift.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Secret Origin of Secret Origins / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2404

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary L. McCullough, Frank Simonetti, Frank Balkin, Dennis Heaton and Tim Moss.
Brief info about the Golden Age Batman featured in this issue, by Roy Thomas. An announcement was also made that starting this issue and further issues, a double feature would be done instead: One Golden Age and one Silver or Modern age origin.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Halo; Batman
  2. 1. [Secret Origin of the Golden Age Batman]
    Batman
  3. 2. Fallen Angel
    Halo
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Secret Origin of Secret Origins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Roy Lyons
  • john cruz
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer