Secret Origins #16 [Direct]
(July 1987)

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
1987-03-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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 has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hourman; Warlord; 'Mazing Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (Hourman and Warlord); Stephen DeStefano ('Mazing Man)
Inks
Dick Giordano (Hourman and Warlord); Stephen DeStefano ('Mazing Man)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
humor; superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Warlord [Travis Morgan]; 'Mazing Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from Roy Thomas and DC Releases #38. Previous indexer suggested Dan Jurgens and Mike DeCarlo for Hourman and Warlord. Gaspar Saladino credit from Brian Saner Lamken.

Exiles (Table of Contents: 1)

Warlord / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Adam Kubert
Inks
Adam Kubert
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Adam Kubert
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2970
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Dan Maddox; Chuck; Rachel; Tara
Synopsis
Dan Maddox tells the story of growing up with Travis Morgan before he crashed in Skartaris.
Keywords
Vietnam War

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

'Mazing Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Stephen DeStefano
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Lappan

Genre
humor
Characters
'Mazing Man
Synopsis
The orgin of 'Mazing Man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2734

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jonathan Gilbert, Kevin Lawless, Larry A. Hager and Anthony R. Cardno.

The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Hourman (Table of Contents: 4)

Hourman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Michael Bair
Inks
Mike Gustovich
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss; Agustin Mas
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Mr. Bannerman; Beverly Bannerman; Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo); Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (cameo); Mrs. Kenton
Synopsis
In a letter to his son Rick Tyler, Hourman explains his origin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ties in with Infinity, Inc. #40.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hourman; Warlord; 'Mazing Man
  2. 1. Exiles
    Warlord
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    'Mazing Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  5. 4. The Secret Origin of the Golden Age Hourman
    Hourman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer