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Secret Origins (#1-30, Annual #1-2) Price Guide 2021


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From: The 2021 CPV Price Guide for 80's & 90's Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]
Secret Origins — 2021 Price Guide Values #1-30, Annual #1-2
Issue Direct Edition Value CPV
Cover Price
Type 1A Canadian Price Variant Value CGC-Confirmed
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
#1 Secret Origins 1 Canadian Price Variant picture$9$8 $0.95 $22
▲ $2
$19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 4/1986  Origin of Superman
Doug notes: Origin Golden Age Superman, of Earth-2; ALL-NEW & UPDATED ORIGINS, for the POST-CRISIS 1986 & Newer DC Universe BEGINS = MOST are the FIRST “COPPER AGE” ORIGINS of these Heroes;
CGC label note: Unpublished GA Superman pinup page with art by Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy, John Sikela, Ed Dobrotka & Lee Nowak.
 
#2 Secret Origins 2 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$4 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 5/1986  Doug notes: Old and New Blue Beetle; serves as intro to new Blue Beetle title
CGC label note: Blue Beetle.
 
#3 Secret Origins 3 Canadian Price Variant picture$9$4 $0.95 $28
▲ $14
$25 $20 $14 $9 $
 DC, 6/1986  Origin of Captain Marvel
Doug notes: Shazam
CGC label note: Shazam.
 
#4 Secret Origins 4 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$4 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1986  Doug notes: Firestorm
CGC label note: Firestorm, the Nuclear Man.
 
#5 Secret Origins 5 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1986  Doug notes: Crimson Avenger; Colan-c/a;
CGC label note: The Crimson Avenger.
 
#6 Secret Origins 6 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 9/1986  Doug notes: Halo and Golden Age Batman; Rogers-a; Outsiders app; Garcia-Lopez-c;
CGC label note: Halo & the Golden Age Batman.
 
#7 Secret Origins 7 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1986  Doug notes: Green Lantern / Guy Gardner & Golden Age Sandman; Bolland-c;
CGC label note: Brian Bolland cover.
 
#8 Secret Origins 8 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1986  Doug notes: Shadow Lass & Doll-Man; Anderson-a;
CGC label note: Shadow Lass & Doll Man.
 
#9 Secret Origins 9 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 12/1986  Doug notes: Golden Age Flash; Star Spangled Kid=Skyman; Seven Soldiers of Victory,and JSA app;
CGC label note: Star-Spangled Kid & the Golden Age Flash
 
#10 Secret Origins 10 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 1/1987  1st Appearance of Dr. Alt
Doug notes: Phantom Stranger; Alan Moore scripts; Legends spin-off;
CGC label note: Phantom Stranger.
 
#11 Secret Origins 11 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1987  Doug notes: POWER GIRL and Golden Age Hawkman; New Post-Crisis origin of Power Girl, re Krypton & Arion of Atlantis;
CGC label note: Hawkman & Power Girl.
 
#12 Secret Origins 12 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 3/1987  Doug notes: POWER GIRL and Golden Age Hawkman; New Post-Crisis origin of Power Girl, re Krypton & Arion of Atlantis; VF
CGC label note: Paris Cullins cover
 
#13 Secret Origins 13 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $22 $19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 4/1987  Doug notes: ORIGIN of NIGHTWING Partial Cover & Story; The Secret Origin of Nightwing with BATMAN, the Jason Todd ROBIN, & TEEN TITANS; Brenton
CGC label note: Nightwing & Johnny Thunder.
 
#14 Secret Origins 14 Canadian Price Variant picture
$25
$8 $1.75 $33 $29 $23 $16 $11 $
 DC, 5/1987  1st Appearances of Argent I and Ace High; President Ronald Reagan appearance
Doug notes: Three versions of the ORIGIN of SUICIDE SQUAD = both Silver Age & 1980's Super-Villain Team; Includes the First Time New ORIGIN of the Modern Copper Age SUICIDE SQUAD; LEGENDS spin-off;
CGC label note: President Ronald Reagan appearance.
 
#15 Secret Origins 15 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 6/1987  Doug notes: Spectre, Adapted from the stories in More Fun 52-54; Michael T. Gilbert-a; Deadman;
CGC label note: Spectre & Deadman.
 
#16 Secret Origins 16 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Hourman / Warlord; Adam Kubert-a;
CGC label note: Hourman and The Warlord.
 
#17 Secret Origins 17 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1987  Doug notes: Adam Strange / Dr. Occult;
CGC label note: Adam Strange & Dr. Occult.
 
#18 Secret Origins 18 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 9/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Green Lantern / Creeper; George Freeman-a; Sienkiewicz-c;  
#19 Secret Origins 19 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Uncle Sam / Guardian and the Newsboy Legion; Anderson-a; Kirby-c;
CGC label note: Uncle Sam & The Guardian.
 
#20 Secret Origins 20 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$4 $1.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 11/1987  Doug notes: BATGIRL new, post-Crisis origin; Golden Age Dr. Mid-Nite;
CGC label note: Batgirl & the Golden Age Dr. Mid-Nite.
 
#21 Secret Origins 21 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1987  Doug notes: Jonah Hex / Black Condor; Anderson-a; Garcia-Lopez-c; Gray Morrow-a;
CGC label note: Jonah Hex & the Black Condor.
 
#22 Secret Origins 22 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1988  Doug notes: Manhunters & Manhunter; Simonson-c; Millenium story-line;  
#23 Secret Origins 23 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1988  Doug notes: Floronic Man / Guardians of the Universe; Millenium tie-in; Crisis flashbacks;
CGC label note: Floronic Man & Guardians of the Universe
 
#24 Secret Origins 24 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1988  Doug notes: Blue Devil; Dr. Fate, Based on More Fun-s;  
#25 Secret Origins 25 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1988  Doug notes: Legion of Super-Heroes / Atom; Anderson-a;  
#26 Secret Origins 26 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1988  Doug notes: Black Lightning; Miss America story Adapted from 40's Military 1-7 and new All Star Squadron;  
#27 Secret Origins 27 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$3 $2.00 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1988  Doug notes: Zatara and Zatanna; Russell-a;  
#28 Secret Origins 28 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$3 $2.00 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1988  Doug notes: Midnight and Nightshade; Gil Kane-a;  
#29 Secret Origins 29 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$3 $2.00 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1988  Doug notes: Connects Sword of the Atom to Power of the Atom; Mr. America; New 3 page GA Red Tornado-s by Mayer;  
#30 Secret Origins 30 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$3 $2.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 9/1988  Doug notes: Plastic Man / Elongated Man; Scarcer LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Plastic Man & the Elongated Man.
 
Annual #1 Secret Origins Annual #1 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $2.85 $20 $18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 1987  Doug notes: Origin of Original and New DOOM PATROL, leads into Doom Patrol #1; Origin of Captain Comet; JOHN BYRNE-c/a;  
Annual #2 Secret Origins Annual #2 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $2.70 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 1988  Doug notes: ORIGIN of FLASH II (Barry Allen) and FLASH III (Kid Flash);
CGC label note: Carmine Infantino, Mike Collins & Murphy Anderson cover.
 
Issue Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
CPV
Cover Price
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
CGC-Confirmed
Direct Edition Value Type 1A Canadian Price Variant Value
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
 = Flagged to highlight price guide disagreement
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Secret Origins CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 8/27/2019
Census Count
9/15/2020
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
1581622+4+1
213--13------
312--15--+3--
45--51--+1
54--4------
610--11--+1--
75--6--+1--
84--4------
91--1------
106--6------
118--9--+1--
123--3------
136--6------
1453--54--+1--
155--5------
161--1------
178--8------
183--4--+1--
19------------
204--5--+1--
211--1------
22------------
232--2------
24----1--+1--
251--2--+1--
262--3--+1--
27----1--+1--
281--1------
291--1------
301--1------
Annual #16--12--+6--
Annual #23--8--+5--
  Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
227
> 99% 
1
< 1% 
255
~99%
3
~1%
 +28
  ~93% 
 +2
  ~7% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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Secret Origins (#1-30, Annual #1-2) Values 2021


From: The 2021 CPV Price Guide for 80's & 90's Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]

Secret Origins — 2021 Price Guide Values

Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
#1 Secret Origins 1 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $22
▲ $2
 DC, 4/1986  Origin of Superman
Doug notes: Origin Golden Age Superman, of Earth-2; ALL-NEW & UPDATED ORIGINS, for the POST-CRISIS 1986 & Newer DC Universe BEGINS = MOST are the FIRST “COPPER AGE” ORIGINS of these Heroes;
CGC label note: Unpublished GA Superman pinup page with art by Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy, John Sikela, Ed Dobrotka & Lee Nowak.
 
#2 Secret Origins 2 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $14
 DC, 5/1986  Doug notes: Old and New Blue Beetle; serves as intro to new Blue Beetle title
CGC label note: Blue Beetle.
 
#3 Secret Origins 3 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $28
▲ $14
 DC, 6/1986  Origin of Captain Marvel
Doug notes: Shazam
CGC label note: Shazam.
 
#4 Secret Origins 4 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $14
 DC, 7/1986  Doug notes: Firestorm
CGC label note: Firestorm, the Nuclear Man.
 
#5 Secret Origins 5 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 8/1986  Doug notes: Crimson Avenger; Colan-c/a;
CGC label note: The Crimson Avenger.
 
#6 Secret Origins 6 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 9/1986  Doug notes: Halo and Golden Age Batman; Rogers-a; Outsiders app; Garcia-Lopez-c;
CGC label note: Halo & the Golden Age Batman.
 
#7 Secret Origins 7 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 10/1986  Doug notes: Green Lantern / Guy Gardner & Golden Age Sandman; Bolland-c;
CGC label note: Brian Bolland cover.
 
#8 Secret Origins 8 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 11/1986  Doug notes: Shadow Lass & Doll-Man; Anderson-a;
CGC label note: Shadow Lass & Doll Man.
 
#9 Secret Origins 9 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 12/1986  Doug notes: Golden Age Flash; Star Spangled Kid=Skyman; Seven Soldiers of Victory,and JSA app;
CGC label note: Star-Spangled Kid & the Golden Age Flash
 
#10 Secret Origins 10 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 1/1987  1st Appearance of Dr. Alt
Doug notes: Phantom Stranger; Alan Moore scripts; Legends spin-off;
CGC label note: Phantom Stranger.
 
#11 Secret Origins 11 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 2/1987  Doug notes: POWER GIRL and Golden Age Hawkman; New Post-Crisis origin of Power Girl, re Krypton & Arion of Atlantis;
CGC label note: Hawkman & Power Girl.
 
#12 Secret Origins 12 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 3/1987  Doug notes: POWER GIRL and Golden Age Hawkman; New Post-Crisis origin of Power Girl, re Krypton & Arion of Atlantis; VF
CGC label note: Paris Cullins cover
 
#13 Secret Origins 13 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $22
 DC, 4/1987  Doug notes: ORIGIN of NIGHTWING Partial Cover & Story; The Secret Origin of Nightwing with BATMAN, the Jason Todd ROBIN, & TEEN TITANS; Brenton
CGC label note: Nightwing & Johnny Thunder.
 
#14 Secret Origins 14 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $33
 DC, 5/1987  1st Appearances of Argent I and Ace High; President Ronald Reagan appearance
Doug notes: Three versions of the ORIGIN of SUICIDE SQUAD = both Silver Age & 1980's Super-Villain Team; Includes the First Time New ORIGIN of the Modern Copper Age SUICIDE SQUAD; LEGENDS spin-off;
CGC label note: President Ronald Reagan appearance.
 
#15 Secret Origins 15 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 6/1987  Doug notes: Spectre, Adapted from the stories in More Fun 52-54; Michael T. Gilbert-a; Deadman;
CGC label note: Spectre & Deadman.
 
#16 Secret Origins 16 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 7/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Hourman / Warlord; Adam Kubert-a;
CGC label note: Hourman and The Warlord.
 
#17 Secret Origins 17 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 8/1987  Doug notes: Adam Strange / Dr. Occult;
CGC label note: Adam Strange & Dr. Occult.
 
#18 Secret Origins 18 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 9/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Green Lantern / Creeper; George Freeman-a; Sienkiewicz-c;  
#19 Secret Origins 19 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 10/1987  Doug notes: Golden Age Uncle Sam / Guardian and the Newsboy Legion; Anderson-a; Kirby-c;
CGC label note: Uncle Sam & The Guardian.
 
#20 Secret Origins 20 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $14
 DC, 11/1987  Doug notes: BATGIRL new, post-Crisis origin; Golden Age Dr. Mid-Nite;
CGC label note: Batgirl & the Golden Age Dr. Mid-Nite.
 
#21 Secret Origins 21 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 12/1987  Doug notes: Jonah Hex / Black Condor; Anderson-a; Garcia-Lopez-c; Gray Morrow-a;
CGC label note: Jonah Hex & the Black Condor.
 
#22 Secret Origins 22 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 1/1988  Doug notes: Manhunters & Manhunter; Simonson-c; Millenium story-line;  
#23 Secret Origins 23 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 2/1988  Doug notes: Floronic Man / Guardians of the Universe; Millenium tie-in; Crisis flashbacks;
CGC label note: Floronic Man & Guardians of the Universe
 
#24 Secret Origins 24 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 3/1988  Doug notes: Blue Devil; Dr. Fate, Based on More Fun-s;  
#25 Secret Origins 25 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 4/1988  Doug notes: Legion of Super-Heroes / Atom; Anderson-a;  
#26 Secret Origins 26 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $12
 DC, 5/1988  Doug notes: Black Lightning; Miss America story Adapted from 40's Military 1-7 and new All Star Squadron;  
#27 Secret Origins 27 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.00 $12
 DC, 6/1988  Doug notes: Zatara and Zatanna; Russell-a;  
#28 Secret Origins 28 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.00 $12
 DC, 7/1988  Doug notes: Midnight and Nightshade; Gil Kane-a;  
#29 Secret Origins 29 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.00 $12
 DC, 8/1988  Doug notes: Connects Sword of the Atom to Power of the Atom; Mr. America; New 3 page GA Red Tornado-s by Mayer;  
#30 Secret Origins 30 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.00 $14
 DC, 9/1988  Doug notes: Plastic Man / Elongated Man; Scarcer LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Plastic Man & the Elongated Man.
 
Annual #1 Secret Origins Annual #1 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.85 $20
 DC, 1987  Doug notes: Origin of Original and New DOOM PATROL, leads into Doom Patrol #1; Origin of Captain Comet; JOHN BYRNE-c/a;  
Annual #2 Secret Origins Annual #2 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.70 $16
 DC, 1988  Doug notes: ORIGIN of FLASH II (Barry Allen) and FLASH III (Kid Flash);
CGC label note: Carmine Infantino, Mike Collins & Murphy Anderson cover.
 
Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
 = Flagged to highlight price guide disagreement
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Secret Origins CGC Census Data:
Issue # 9/15/2020
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant
1622+4+1
213------
315--+3--
451--+1
54------
611--+1--
76--+1--
84------
91------
106------
119--+1--
123------
136------
1454--+1--
155------
161------
178------
184--+1--
19--------
205--+1--
211------
22--------
232------
241--+1--
252--+1--
263--+1--
271--+1--
281------
291------
301------
Annual #112--+6--
Annual #28--+5--
  Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
255
~99%
3
~1%
 +28
  ~93% 
 +2
  ~7% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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