“DEATH LIKE A CROWN.” The problem with the origin of Deadman is that it must include the death of Boston Brand! “THE SECRET ORIGIN OF THE SPECTRE” Jim Corrigan is chosen by a higher power to fight evil for all of eternity!
- "Death Like a Crown" written by Andrew Helfer, penciled by Kevin Maguire, inked by Dick Giordano, colored by Adrienne Roy and lettered by Bob Lappan.
- "The Secret Origin of the Spectre" written by Roy Thomas, penciled and inked by Michael T. Gilbert, colored by Carl Gafford and lettered by Agustin Mas.
- "Secrets Behind the Origins Dept.:" 1/3 page text piece on the history of the Spectre by Roy Thomas.
Note: The Spectre story is based off of More Fun Comics issues 52-54.