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Issue Details

Issue #14
Published May-June 1977
Cover Price 0.50
Pages 52
Editing Paul Levitz

Cover Details - "untitled"

Characters Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Gorilla Grodd
Genre super-hero
Pencils Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks Jim Aparo (signed)

1 page Wonder Woman advertisement "The Maltese Cup Cake"

Characters Wonder Woman; Mr. Astor; Petula Lorry; Cindy Bluestreet [The Fat Lady]
Synopsis Wonder Woman captures three people hunting for the Maltese Cupcake, though it is unclear that any of them has committed a crime.
Genre super-hero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta
Notes Advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes.

1 page Secret Origins of Super-Villains foreword, introduction, preface, afterword "Contents Page"

Characters Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Gorilla Grodd; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Dr. Light [Arthur Light]; Brainiac; The Shark
Genre Superhero
Script Paul Levitz
Pencils Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks Jim Aparo (signed)
Letters Jim Aparo (signed)
Notes Table of contents. Introduction to the stories in this issue.

14 page Gorilla Grodd story "G- -as in Guardians, Green Lantern, and Gorilla Grodd!"

Characters Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Guardians of The Universe; a Dryg; Gorilla Grodd; Solovar; Calorians (gorillas); Carol Ferris; Tom Kalmaku (cameo)
Synopsis The Guardians reveal to Hal his unremembered encounter with Grodd, and how Hal is responsible for transporting Gorilla City to Earth from Calor. The encounter occured before the first meeting of Flash and Grodd.
Genre super-hero
Script Bob Rozakis
Pencils Rich Buckler
Inks Bob Layton
Colors Anthony Tollin
Letters Bill Morse
Notes References Green Lantern #1, and Flash #106.

1 page Brainiac text article "The Secret Origin of Brainiac"

Characters Brainiac
Synopsis Recounts the first meeting of Brainiac and Superman.
Genre super-hero
Script Paul Levitz
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks George Klein
Colors Anthony Tollin
Letters typeset
Notes Text with illustration.
Reprinted from ? [panel reprinted from some past issue of Superman]

10 page Two-Face story "The Secret Origin of Two-Face- -Double Take!"

Characters Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; David Davis; doctor at Arkham Asylum; Batman (flashback cameo); Boss Maroni (dies)
Synopsis David Davis, detective on the case that resulted in Harvey Dent's disfigurement, gets Dent to help him finish the case against Boss Maroni. Maroni gets the jump on them and attempts to kill them both, but Harvey Dent's decision coin deflects the bullet, killing Maroni.
Genre super-hero
Script Jack C. Harris
Pencils Ed Davis
Inks Joe Rubinstein
Colors Tatjana Wood
Notes References Teen Titans #48.
Reprinted in L├Ąderlappen (Semic Press AB, 1976 series) #13/1977

1 page The Shark text article "The Origin of the Shark"

Characters Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Shark
Synopsis Recounts the first meeting of Green Lantern and The Shark.
Genre super-hero
Script Jack C. Harris
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Sid Greene
Letters typeset
Notes Text with illustration.
Reprinted from ? [panel reprinted from some past issue of Green Lantern]

9 page Dr. Light story "Let There Be Dr. Light!"

Characters Dr. light [Arthur Light]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; unamed Thanagaran
Synopsis Arthur Light steals Thanagaran technology and adapts it to create his light-based weapons before he has to retreat from Hawkman, who returns the stolen item.
Genre super-hero
Script Paul Kupperberg
Pencils Dick Ayers
Inks Jack Abel