Secret Origins #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
April-May 1973
Page count
36
Cover price
0.20 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/26108

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Supergirl; Green Lantern; Atom) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl; Green Lantern; Atom
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Show/hide 1. The Supergirl from Krypton! (Supergirl) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, first appearance, origin); Zor-El (introduction); Miss Hart (introduction)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #113 ([September 1959?])
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1 ([August] 1960)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([September 1962?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (KGM, 1976 series) #7 ([March 1976?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (KGM, 1976 series) #7 ([March 1976?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #33 ([March 1979?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Supergirl (Federal, 1985 series) #5 ([October 1983?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Giant Superman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) #[nn] (June 1998)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Action Comics 252 (DC, 2000 series) (July 2000)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Action Comics 252 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959)

Synopsis

Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.

Show/hide 2. Secrets of Secret Origins - 1 Text article, 0.33 pages

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Changes in the Supergirl mythos.

Show/hide 3. SOS Green Lantern (Green Lantern) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Secrets of Secret Origins - 2 Comic story, 0.33 pages

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Green Lantern's and Atom's origins discussed.

Show/hide 5. 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)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance Silver Age Atom.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36405

Entry created

  • 17/05/2008

Cover added

  • 23/10/2010

Index completed

  • 23/10/2010

Last updated

  • 12/05/2019