Secret Origins Replica Edition

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
1998
Page count
86
Cover price
$4.95
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Guilty Pleasures Revealed! (Secret Origins) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Secret Origins

Credits

Script
Richard Bruning
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 2. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team (Superman; Batman; Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin; Luthor; Powerman.

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #94 (May-June 1958)
Origin of the Superman Batman Team
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #98 ([August 1958])
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #98 ([November 1958?])
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #19 ([February 1961?])
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #179 (October-November 1968)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
Australia
Superman and Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1968 series) #4 ([March 1969?])
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #229 (April 1975)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #34 ([December 1976?])
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #34 ([December 1976?])
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) ([November] 1988)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([June] 1989)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (Warner Books, 1989 series) ([June] 1989)
The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([October] 2007)
Origin of the Superman Batman Team

Notes

Silver-Age team origin

Show/hide 3. Secret of the Eternal City (Adam Strange) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 4. The Planet of Doomed Men (Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (origin recap); The Guardians of the Universe (intro); Green Lantern [Abin Sur] (flashback); Calorians; The Dryg (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #1 (July-August 1960)
The Planet of Doomed Men
Also printed
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
Planet of the Doomed Men
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #83 ([March 1971?])
The Planet of Doomed Men
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #4 (September-October 1980)
The Planet of Doomed Men
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 1 (1993)
The Planet of Doomed Men
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
The Planet of Doomed Men  (black and white)

Synopsis

Hal Jordan's energy-duplicate is summoned by the Guardians for the first time. After he is returned to Earth the Guardians send him to Calor, a nearby planet, to save the Calorians from the ape-monster Dryg.

Notes

Origin recap.

Show/hide 5. The Secrets of the Sorcerer's Box (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Challengers of the Unknown

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Roz Kirby
Marvin Stein

Notes

Origin and 1st appearance of Challengers. Partial reprint.

Show/hide 6. Origin of Green Arrow and Speedy (Green Arrow; Speedy) Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy

Credits

Author
Jack Schiff
Art
Lee Elias
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Text story with two small illustrations.

Show/hide 7. Secret Origin of Wonder Woman (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Notes

Silver-Age origin.

Show/hide 8. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt (Flash [Barry Allen]) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash [Barry Allen]
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick](in comicbook)

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #4 (September-October 1956)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([December 1956?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #131 ([June 1976?])
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
Also printed
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February-March 1973)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes (Crown, 1976 series) (1976)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#8 (May 1981)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Greatest Flash Stories Ever Told (DC, 1991 series) (1991)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 1996)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Showcase 4 (DC, 2000 series) (January 2000)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
Printed in
United States
Showcase Presents: The Flash (DC, 2007 series) #1 (May 2007)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Showcase (DC, 2012 series) #1 ([September] 2012)
Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!

Notes

Origin and 1st appearance Flash


Status

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