Limited Collectors' Edition #C-45

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1976
Page count
60
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/68959

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover More Secret Origins Super-Villains (Secret Origins) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Secret Origins
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1480
Characters
Wonder Woman; Hawkman; Superman; Batman; the Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Catwoman; Bizarro; the Shark; Scarecrow; the Cheetah; Captain Boomerang; Mirror Master; Mr. Mxyzptlk; the Matter Master; Vandal Savage

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Show/hide 1. Contents (Secret Origins) Credits, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Secret Origins
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Catwoman; Mirror Master; Mr. Mxyzptlk; The Cheetah

Credits

Art
? (various, from interior pages)
Letters
typeset

Notes

UPC in upper right corner. Printed on inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. I'm the Catwoman -- (Catwoman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Catwoman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1516
Characters
Catwoman

Synopsis

She narrates a short history of herself.

Show/hide 3. The Secret Life of the Catwoman (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1473
Characters
Batman; Robin; James Gordon; The Catwoman (origin); Mr. X [Mousey]; Dipper; Joe; Al

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (figures only)
Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #62 (December 1950-January 1951)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #14 ([July 1951?])
The Secret Life of the Catwoman
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #208 (February 1969)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman

Synopsis

During a tussle with Batman, the Catwoman recovers her memory of her pre-crime days, and then assists Batman in capturing the criminal Mr. X.

Show/hide 4. Sam Scudder, That's Me -- Alias the Mirror Master! (Mirror Master) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mirror Master
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1517
Characters
The Mirror Master

Synopsis

He introduces the next story.

Show/hide 5. The Master of Mirrors! (Flash, The) Comic story, 12.67 pages
Show/hide 6. Do you want to see the crazy camel hop about? (Fun Shop) Activity, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fun Shop
Code
N-1525

Synopsis

Two optical illusion activities and a joke.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Wanted) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wanted
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1521
Characters
Captain Boomerang [George "Digger" Harkness]; Vandal Savage; The Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; The Matter Master [Mark Mandrill]; The Shark [T. S. Smith]; Bizarro; The Penguin [Oswald C. Cobblepot]; Solomon Grundy; Giganta; Grodd; Brainiac; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Felix Faust; The Queen Bee [Zazzala]; The Top [Roscoe N. Dillon]; The Pied Piper [Thomas Peterson]; Sonar [Bito Wladon]; Kanjar Ro

Credits

Art
? (various)

Synopsis

Short biographies of 18 villains.

Show/hide 8. I'm Mr. Mxyzptlk, of the fifth-dimensional land of Zrfff! (Mr. Mxyzptlk) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Mxyzptlk
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1518
Characters
Mr. Mxyzptlk

Synopsis

He introduces the next story.

Show/hide 9. The Ghost of Jor-El! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1472
Characters
Mxyzptlk; Superboy; Jor-El (illusion); Fuzastl; Tlndsa; Ms. Miller; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Synopsis

The story of Mxyzptlk's first meeting with Superboy, in which he tries several ways to make Superboy look foolish, but fails, and is finally sent back home after his father tells Superboy how to accomplish that.

Show/hide 10. The Costumes of the Catwoman! (Catwoman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Catwoman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1522
Characters
The Catwoman

Credits

Art
? (various)

Synopsis

History of the various costumes worn by the Catwoman.

Show/hide 11. The Cheetah -- That's the name I use! (Cheetah, The) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cheetah, The
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1519
Characters
The Cheetah

Synopsis

She introduces the next story.

Show/hide 12. Wonder Woman and the Cheetah (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1470
Characters
The Cheetah [Priscilla Rich]; Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Courtley Darling; Detective Casey; Inspector Duncan

Credits

Script
William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton]
Art
Harry G. Peter
Editing
Sheldon Mayer

Synopsis

The origin of the Cheetah, as Priscilla Rich becomes jealous of Wonder Woman and makes a failed attempt to plot her downfall by framing Wonder Woman for robbery.

Notes

Story from Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #6 (Fall 1943) was 13 pages and the first of 2 parts (second part was also 13 pages; 26 pages altogether).

Show/hide 13. Every Hero's Enemy (Doctor Light) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Light
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1520
Characters
Doctor Light; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; J'onn J'onzz; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow [Oliver QUeen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman; Batman

Credits

Art
? (various)

Synopsis

A short history of the battles between Dr. Light and various members of the Justice League.

Notes

Printed on inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Table-Top Diorama) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Table-Top Diorama
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1524
Characters
Wonder Woman; Hawkman; Superman; Batman; the Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Catwoman; Bizarro; Captain Boomerang

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Notes

Reproduces part of the front cover of this issue.


Notes

UPC indicates this is a July issue. Art credits from Jim VanDore via the GCD Errors List (24 February 2006).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40490

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