Secret Origins #20 [Direct]
(November 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
1987-07-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Roy Thomas; Greg Weisman
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)

Batgirl; Dr. Mid-Nite / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kevin Maguire (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]
Reprints
Keywords
owls

Flawed Gems (Table of Contents: 1)

Batgirl / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Randall
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Job Number
G-3059
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Thelma Gordon (cameo); Roger Gordon; Macy; James Gordon; Barbara Gordon (James Gordon's wife); James Gordon Jr. (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Killer Moth; Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Cormorant
Synopsis
As Batgirl chases a thief she thinks back over her origin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A new, post-Crisis origin.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Peter Sanderson
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2867

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Malcolm Bourne, Steven W. Ebner, Dale Coe and Fred L. DeBoom.

The Secret Origin of Dr Mid-Nite (Table of Contents: 3)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Clark
Inks
Jerry Acerno
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Helen Vesik

Job Number
I-141
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Myra; "Killer" Maroni; Shultzie
Synopsis
Dr. McNider was blinded in an explosion set by "Killer" Maroni to silence a witness. McNider discovers that he can see in the dark and becomes Dr. Mid-Nite and captures Maroni.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl; Dr. Mid-Nite
  2. 1. Flawed Gems
    Batgirl
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of Dr Mid-Nite
    Dr. Mid-Nite
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