80 Page Giant #8

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19001

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover More Secret Origins (DC Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
DC Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice League of America; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman; Green Arrow; Martian Manhunter; Aquaman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman; Superboy; Superbaby

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Jack Schiff
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Album (KGM, 1976 series) #1 ([July 1976?])
How the Justice League Started
Printed in
in More Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1999 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Origin of the Justice League (Justice League) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #9 (February-March 1962)
Show/hide 2. Birth of the Atom (Atom) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #34 (September-October 1961)
Show/hide 3. How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Atlantis; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Origin); Atlanna (Flashback); Tom Curry (Flashback); Commander Haskel

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

From GCD
From Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #260 (May 1959)

Synopsis

Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.

Notes

Earth 1 origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

Show/hide 4. Origins of Legendary Heroes Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
in More Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1999 series) #1
Show/hide 5. The Man from Robin's Past (Batman; Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
From Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129 (February 1960)
Show/hide 6. Origin of Flash's Masked Identity (Flash [Barry Allen]) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 7. The Story of Superman's Life (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman (origin retold in detail); Jor-El; Zor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto; Lex Luthor (villain); Krypton; Superboy; green kryptonite; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #146 (July 1961)

Synopsis

Recap of Superman's life from the destruction of Krypton to when he left Smallville after high school.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32586

Entry created

  • 17/07/2007

Cover added

  • 25/01/2010

Index completed

  • 25/01/2010

Last updated

  • 11/09/2011