Beginning in issue #2, Hot Wheels began running a series of backup stories...
...including "origins" explaining how members joined the team, which was shown as already established in the first issue.
Oddly. enough, the "origin" tales weren't in chronological order
#2's origin showed Kip joining with Tank, Mickey, and Jack.
#5's origin depicted Mickey and Jack meeting and becoming the first two members.
Script by Joe Gill, pencils by Ric Estrada, and inks by Dick Giordano.
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