Monday, May 5, 2014

Secret Origins #1 - Jack Kirby, Joe Kubert reprints


Secret Origins v1 #1, 1961 - For the first time, DC collects the origins and milestones of several characters into one giant-sized special. This issue includes the origins of Adam Strange, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter and the first Superman-Batman team-up. Equally notable are the first appearances of the Challengers of the Unknown (Showcase #6) and the silver age Flash (Showcase #4), respectively drawn by Jack Kirby and Joe Kubert. Other artists in this issue include Ross Andru, Gil Kane, Mike Sekowsky, Murphy Anderson and Carmine Infantino. Note that there is a 1997 replica with the cover price missing. See today's posts or more Kirby, Kubert or Secret Origins issues. See also this blog's Kirby checklist or Kubert checklist.
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