Secret Origins #15 [Newsstand]
(June 1987)

DC, 1986 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-03-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893176606
Editing
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
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) #15 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #37.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre; Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
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Death Like a Crown (Table of Contents: 1)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer
Pencils
Kevin Maguire
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Bob Lappan
Editing
Robert Greenberger

Job Number
G-2809
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sensei; Matson; Hook; Rama Kushna; Jonah; Vashnu; Maxell Loomis; Lotus; Deadman [Boston Brand]; Lorna; Tiny
Synopsis
Rama Kushna sets events in motion that leads to the death of Boston Brand and the creation of Deadman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ties into the Deadman 4-issue mini-series (DC 1987).

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2702

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Daryl S. Herrick, T.M. Maple, Frank Balkin, Anthony R. Cardno and Neil Ahlquist.

The Secret Origin of the Spectre! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Spectre / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (script, co-adapter); Michael T. Gilbert (co-adapter)
Pencils
Michael T. Gilbert
Inks
Michael T. Gilbert
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Agustin Mas
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Bob Greenberger (coordinating editor)

Job Number
G-1990
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Mrs. Lonnigan; Louie Snipe; Rhami; Clarice Winston; "Gat" Benson
Synopsis
When "Gat" Benson kills both Jim Corrigan and Clarice Winston, Corrigan returns as the Spectre and restores Clarice to life and judges "Gat" Benson for his crimes and also kills Rhami, who had hired Benson to kill Corrigan.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the stories in More Fun Comics #52-54.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre; Deadman
  2. 1. Death Like a Crown
    Deadman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secret Admirers
  4. 3. The Secret Origin of the Spectre!
    The Spectre
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  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregory Fischer