- Smoke capsules — don't leave the Batcave without 'em… !
- — Robin
Young Justice: The Secret #1 is a one-shot with a cover date of June, 1998.
Synopsis for "The Secret"
Robin, Superboy and Impulse hear that the D.E.O. ordered the evacuation of a small town in upstate New York, so they decide to go check things out for themselves. Dr. Charles recruits the young heroes, and asks them to help find and capture a dangerous gaseous creature that escaped from their Wabe facility.
The boys find and capture the creature, only to discover it's actually a girl, who was being held against her will and subjected to horrible tests by the D.E.O. Robin, Superboy and Impulse decide to free the girl and call her their Secret.
In the Justice League Watchtower, Max Mercury, Flash and Superman talk with Batman via video conference about the incident involving the youngsters. Batman is not fond of the D.E.O. and trusts the kids' judgment, even if they might have kept a little "Secret" ...
Appearing in "The Secret"
- Secret (First appearance)
- Dr. Charles (First appearance)
- Lutwidge (First appearance)
This is the first appearance of the Secret in the DC Universe and this story occurs before the JLA: World Without Grown-Ups event, when Robin, Superboy and Impulse decide to form Young Justice. After they create the team, Secret joins them.
Links and References
This comic issue is a part of the "GirlFrenzy" Fifth-week event that took place in 1998. GirlFrenzy! was a series of seven one-shot specials focusing on the female heroes of the DC Universe. Each issue was tangentially connected to a parent title, but were otherwise unrelated to one another. This template will automatically categorize articles that include it into the "GirlFrenzy!" category.