Secret Origins #45 [Direct]
(October 1989)

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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1989-08-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mark Waid
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk; El Diablo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; El Diablo

Citizen Jan (Table of Contents: 1)

Blackhawk / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Grant Miehm
Inks
Terry Beatty
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Janice Chiang

Job Number
G-4957
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawk [Janos Prohaska]; Andre Blanc-Dumont; Chuck Sirianni; Olaf Friedriksen; Ritter Hendricksen; Stanislaw Drozdowski; Weng Chan; Harker Van Druten; Senator Hightower (flshaback; cameo); Jozek Prohaska (flashback); Markonis; Wladyslaw Prohaska (flashback; cameo); Kazimiera Prohaska (flashback; cameo); Kazimierc Zegota-Januszajtis; Boris Zinoviev; Ian Holcomb-Baker; Hearst; Kermit Geisendoorf; Mr. Leslie; Miss MacMahon
Synopsis
Blackhawk tracks down stolen weapons blueprints and thinks about his past.
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

A skillful mix of the old and the current versions.

Folk Tales (Table of Contents: 2)

El Diablo / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Mike Parobeck
Inks
John Nyberg
Colors
Eric Kachelhofer
Letters
Tim Harkins

Job Number
G-5082
Genre
superhero
Characters
El Diablo [Rafeal Sandoval]; Father Guzman; Andy Villareal; Tommy Longstreet; Chuy Salinas
Synopsis
Rafeal Sandoval fights for the poor and becomes El Diablo.

Indexer Notes

Ties in to the El Diablo book that began just two months previously.

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

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

Script
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Dale Coe, Edward DeGeorge, Charles J. Sperling and Herman Wilson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blackhawk; El Diablo
  2. 1. Citizen Jan
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. Folk Tales
    El Diablo
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer