(September 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Weight Wizard and Blockade Boy.


The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein; John Forte (heads)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Lightning Lad]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Forte inks info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy]; Proty
Synopsis:
The Legionnaires search to find a way to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints:

Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad]; Proty
Synopsis:
Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Proty dies; Lightning Lad revived

Lana Lang, Hollywood Star (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Lana makes a movie in which she's a jungle queen
Reprints:

["I'll rescue that paratrooper"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / filler / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Editing:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle rescues a paratrooper, puts out a forest fire, and rescues a woman whose heel is caught in a grate.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Lana Lang, Hollywood Star
    Superboy
  5. 4. ["I'll rescue that paratrooper"]
    Super-Turtle
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Bailey
  • Terry Jeffress
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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