More Secret Origins Replica Edition #1

DC Comics

United States

Published
1999
Page count
84
Cover price
4.95
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/258063

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff (original)
Julie Schwartz (original)
Dale Crain (replica edition)

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Show/hide Cover 80pg. Giant Issue No. 8 (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; Flash [Barry Allen]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman; Superboy; Superbaby

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Jack Schiff (original)
Julie Schwartz (original)
Dale Crain (replica edition)

Reprint history

Printed in
from 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #8 (March 1965)
Show/hide 1. Table of Contents Credits, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 2. The Origin of the Justice League (The Justice League of America) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Martian Manhunter; Superman; Wonder Woman; Snapper Carr; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; aliens from Appellax (flashback); Amazons of Paradise Island (flashback)

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

Synopsis

The Justice League of America uses the occasion of its third anniversary to tell Snapper Carr about the formation of the League, involving the discovery of strange meteors that nearly doomed them forever.

Show/hide 3. 10 Issues of Your Favorite Magazine (DC subscription ad) Advertisement, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
DC subscription ad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
?

Notes

DC subscription ad with images of covers of comics from 1965.

Show/hide 4. Birth of the Atom (Atom) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Atom
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Atom

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 5. Origins of Legendary Heroes Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

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From GCD
from 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #8
Show/hide 6. Turnpike Toll (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Children

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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From GCD
?
Show/hide 7. 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 8. The Man from Robin's Past (Robin; Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin; Batman
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 9. Origin of Flash's Masked Identity (Flash [Barry Allen]) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 10. 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.

Show/hide 11. Don't Give Fire A Place To Start (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

From GCD
from July 1954 issues

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36684

Entry created

  • 09/06/2008

Cover added

  • 26/04/2010

Index completed

  • 26/04/2010