Secret Origins #22 [Newsstand]
(January 1988)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-10-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176601
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Greg Weisman (associate editor)
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 is a variant of Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #22 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #125.

This is a tie in to Millennium, Week 2. It ties in all the characters who've been called Manhunter into the Millennium continuity. It outlines the origins of the cult right up until the Millennium story-line.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Grandmaster; Manhunter [Mark Shaw]; Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor the Thunder Dog; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

No Man Escapes The Manhunters (Table of Contents: 1)

Manhunter / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils
Howard Simpson
Inks
Bob Downs; Howard Simpson; Damon Willis
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Jean Simek

Job Number
G-3297
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunters (blue androids); Rocket Red (cameo); Krona (flashback); Guardians of the Universe (flashback); Grandmaster; Christopher Columbus (cameo); General Cornwallis (cameo); George Washington (cameo); Napoleon Bonapart (cameo); Benito Mousellini (cameo); Adolph Hitler (cameo); Emperor Tojo (cameo); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (cameo); Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor the Thunder Dog; Johnny Consentino; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Gloria; Police Inspector Donavan; The Buzzard [Hugo Van Beck]; Harlequin [Molly Maynne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Manhunter [Mark Shaw]; The Chopper; Bradford Shaw; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (cameo); Black Canary [Dinah Lance] (cameo); Superman; The Highmaster; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Red Tornado (cameo); Hawkgirl (cameo); Aquaman (cameo); Hawkman (cameo); Elongated Man (cameo); Harbinger (cameo); Commissioner Gordon (cameo); Dr. Jace (cameo); Mr. Smith (cameo); Robert West (cameo); Chief Ferguson (cameo); Ms. Hunter (cameo); Lana Lang (cameo); Rocket Red #7 (cameo); Dirk Davis (cameo); Overthrow (cameo); Mary Frances Cassidy (cameo); Pan (cameo); Laurel Kent (cameo); Dr. Harry Hadley; Captain Atom; Harlequin [Marcie Cooper]
Synopsis
The history of the Manhunters the origins of the various human Manhunters throughout DC history.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told in 6 chapters.

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

Secret Origins / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Greg Weisman
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2918

Indexer Notes

Includes letter from Donnie Newsome.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Manhunter
  2. 1. No Man Escapes The Manhunters
    Manhunter
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Origins
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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