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(October 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965-08-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
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

On sale date given in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #124


The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Sun Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Brainiac 5; Light Lass
Reprints:

The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivian Berg (part 1); Milton Snapinn (part 2)
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy; Element Lad]; Night Girl; Size Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Blackout Boy; Magnetic Kid; Proty II
Synopsis:
Two pairs of Legionnaires marry, leaving membership spots open for some secret agents who plan to join in disguise. The secret agents turn on the Legionnaires, but find it was all a ruse to flush them out.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part I (6.67 pp.), Part II "The Legionnaire Dropouts!" (7.67 pp.)

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from George L. Bixler, Linda Rosen, David Broomhead, Tim Everly, Pat Gaskell, Joyce Mathau, Greg Sanchez, Murt Thompson, Jr., Edward Wachtel.

The Secret Lives of Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Martha accidentally gives Lana a box with Superbaby momentoes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A Hall of Fame Classic. Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

["I got your phone call."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cap
Synopsis:
Cap discusses model cars

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bits of "Legionnaire Business" / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Snippets of letters from numerous readers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Legionnaire Dropouts!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  5. 4. The Secret Lives of Superbaby!
    Superboy
  6. 5. ["I got your phone call."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bits of "Legionnaire Business"
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Chris Boyko
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