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Weird Secret Origins (2004) - One Shot
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  Colorist(s):
David Tanguay

Editor(s):
Robert 'Bob' Greenberger

Cover Artist(s):
Sno-Cone Studios
Jerry Ordway
 

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Cover Date: October 2004
Cover Price: US $ 5.95

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Prestige Format; 80 pages

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Synopsis:
None entered.

Reprints/Collects:
Action Comics (1938) #248
All-Star Western (1970) #3
More Fun Comics (1935) #52
More Fun Comics (1935) #53
More Fun Comics (1935) #67
Strange Adventures (1950) #180
Strange Adventures (1950) #187
World's Finest Comics (1941) #181
World's Finest Comics (1941) #226

Reprinted/Collected in:
DC Universe: Secret Origins (2012) HC
DC Universe: Secret Origins (2012) TPB

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All reprints no new materials.

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"The Origin of...Dr. Fate" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Gardner F. Fox

Penciller(s):
Howard Sherman

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Howard Sherman

Letterer(s):
Howard Sherman

Editor(s):
Whitney Ellsworth

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An image for Inza Cramer-Nelson exists Inza Cramer-Nelson
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An image for Nabu (DC) exists Nabu (DC)
Negal of Charn
Sven Nelson

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Synopsis:
The story behind the legendary Nabu and his modern-day weapon against all things evil.

Notes:
Reprinted from More Fun Comics #67 (May 1941). Incorrectly identified as being reprinted from More Fun Comics #55.

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"The Enchantress Of Terror Castle" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Bob Haney

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Howard Purcell

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Sheldon Moldoff - 'Shelly'

Letterer(s):
Stan Starkman

Editor(s):
Jack Schiff

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Alan Dell
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June Moone

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June Moon is selected to protect not just our world, but the realm of the supernatural as well!

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Reprinted from Strange Adventures #187 (June 1966).

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"I Was the Man with Animal Powers" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Ed France Herron
Dave Wood

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Carmine Infantino

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George Roussos - 'George Bell / T.S. Chu / Sam Kato'

Letterer(s):
Stan Starkman

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Jack Schiff

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An image for Animal Man (DC) exists Animal Man (DC)
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Roger Denning

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Synopsis:
Buddy Blake's life is turned upside down when he is exposed to radiation allowing him to duplicate all of the abilities in the animal kingdom!

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Reprinted from Strange Adventures #180 (Sept 1965).

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"The Tricks of Metamorpho's Trade" - Edit this story

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E. Nelson Bridwell

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Ramona Fradon

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Charles Paris

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Murray Boltinoff

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Reprinted from World's Finest Comics #226 (Nov-Dec 1973).

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"The Amazing Congorilla!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Jack Miller

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Howard Sherman

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Howard Sherman

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(Unknown Creator)

Editor(s):
Mort Weisinger

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Janu the Jungle Boy

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Recounting Congo Bill's discovery of the Golden Gorilla.

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Reprinted from Action Comics #247 (Dec 1958).

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"El Diablo - Call Him Satan -- Call Him Saint!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Robert 'Bob' Kanigher

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Gray Morrow - 'Dwight Graydon Morrow'

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Letterer(s):
Ben Kazuhito Oda

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Dick Giordano

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Reprinted from All-Star Western #3 (Dec-Jan 1970-71).

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"Origin of the Bizarro World" - Edit this story

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Wayne Boring

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Stan Kaye

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An image for Bizarro (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)(02 - Superman) exists Bizarro (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)(02 - Superman)
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An image for Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

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Synopsis:
A brief at how Superman's imperfect double came to be!

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Reprinted from World's Finest Comics #181 (Dec 1968).

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"The Spectre" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Bernard Baily

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Bernard Baily

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Bernard Baily

Editor(s):
Whitney Ellsworth

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'Gat' Benson
An image for James Brendan 'Jim' Corrigan (DC)(01 - Spectre) exists James Brendan 'Jim' Corrigan (DC)(01 - Spectre)
An image for Wayne Grant (Earth-2) exists Wayne Grant (Earth-2)
An image for Spectre (DC)(03 - Jim Corrigan) exists Spectre (DC)(03 - Jim Corrigan)
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Reprinted from More Fun Comics #52 (Feb 1940).

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"The Spectre Strikes" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Bernard Baily

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Bernard Baily

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Whitney Ellsworth

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'Gat' Benson
An image for James Brendan 'Jim' Corrigan (DC)(01 - Spectre) exists James Brendan 'Jim' Corrigan (DC)(01 - Spectre)
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Reprinted from More Fun Comics #53 (Mar 1940).

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