Secret Origins #25 [Direct]
(April 1988)

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:
1987-12-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Mark Waid; Roy Thomas
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 #47, confirmed from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Atom; Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Triplicate Girl]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman
Reprints:

The Dreams of Youth (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Rick Stasi
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3452

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
R.J. Brande; Legion of Super Heroes [Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lighting Lad; Superboy (cameo); Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl; Braniac 5; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; White Witch; Dream Girl; Colossal Boy; Shrinking Violet; Sensor Girl; Sun Boy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Wildfire; Dawnstar; Shadow Lass; Ultra Boy; Element Lad; Bouncing Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Polar Boy; Quislet; Blok; Tellus]; Rigmon; Marla Latham; Councillor Hathoir; Lieutenant Kimball
Synopsis:
R.J. Brande entertains children at a spaceport by telling them the origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Indexer Notes

A 30th anniversary tribute.

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

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

Script:
Peter Sanderson; Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3045

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Susanna Doyle and Basil T. Goldwater.

["What a way to start the new year 1940!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Atom / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Mike Clark
Inks:
Bob Downs
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Jean Simek; Susan Kronz; Janice Chiang
Job Number:
G-3284

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom [Al Pratt]; George; Biff Bronston; Joe Morgan; Mary James; Justice Society of America [Wildcat; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Flash [Jay Garrick]] (cameo); Guardian (cameo); Nuklon (cameo); Huntress (cameo)
Synopsis:
Joe Morgan teaches Al Pratt how to box, leading to him becoming the Golden Age Atom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on stories by Ben Flinton and Bill O'Connor, appearing in All American Comics #19-20, 1940.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Dreams of Youth
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. ["What a way to start the new year 1940!"]
    The Atom
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  • Denys Howard
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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