Secret Origins #14 [Newsstand]
(May 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1987-02-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176605
Editing
Robert Greenberger; 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 is a variant of Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #14 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #36.


Legends Chapter 22 (Table of Contents)

Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Colonel Richard M. Flag; Suicide Squad [Rick Flag, Jr.; Bronze Tiger; Deadshot; Blockbuster; Captain Boomerang; Enchantress]
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The Secret Origin of the Suicide Squad (Table of Contents: 1)

Suicide Squad / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
John Ostrander
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2803
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amanda Waller (origin); Colonel Richard M. Flag (flashback, introduction, dies); Mission X [Colonel Rick Flag, Jr. (origin); Karin Grace; Dr. Hugh Evans (dies); Dr. Jeff Bright] (flashback, origin); Suicide Squadron ["Bashful" Benjy (introduction); Lt. Carson (introduction)] (flashback); Sarge Steel; Sharon Race Flag (flashback, introduction, dies); Joseph Waller (flashback, introduction, dies); Joseph Waller, Jr. (flashback, introduction, dies); Damita Waller (flashback, introduction); Martin Waller (flashback, introduction); Jessie Waller (flashback, introduction); Coretta Waller (flashback, introduction); Control of the OSS (flashback); Ace Morgan (flashback); President Ronald Reagan; President Harry S. Truman (flashback); Justice Society of America [Atom; Black Canary; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; Hawkman; Flash; Dr. Mid-Nite] (flashback, disbands); Steve (flashback, introduction, dies); Marvin Collins (introduction); Jeb Stuart (flashback); the Forgotten Heroes [Dolphin; Cave Carson; Congo Bill; Animal Man; Rick Flag, Jr.; Immortal Man](cameo flashback); Suicide Squad [Deadshot; Bronze Tiger; Rick Flag, Jr.; Blockbuster; Enchantress; Captain Boomerang] (cameo flashback, origin); War Wheel (flashback, villain); Candyman (flashback, introduction, villain, dies); The Sportsmaster (flashback, villain); Brimstone (flashback, villain)
Synopsis
A look at the history of the Suicide Squad and Task Force X. The JSA is shown to have disbanded in 1951.
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Indexer Notes

This story takes place after LEGENDS #6 and before SUICIDE SQUAD #1.

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

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

Script
Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2674

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - T.E. Pouncey, Daryl S. Herrick, Anthony R. Cardno, Charles D. Brown and Robert T. Jeschonek - and responses from Bob Greenberger.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legends Chapter 22
    Suicide Squad
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of the Suicide Squad
    Suicide Squad
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
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