(May 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1967-03-30
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

The Five Legion Orphans! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Superbaby]; Element Lad [Element Infant]; Dream Tot [Dream Girl]; Mon-El [Little Mon-El]; Brainiac 5 [Baby Brainiac]
Reprints:

The Five Legion Orphans! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Dream Girl [Dream Tot]; Mon-El [Little Mon-El]; Brainiac 5 [Baby Brainiac]; Superboy [Superbaby]; Element Lad [Element Infant]; Star Boy; Lightning Lad; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Duo Damsel; Matter-Eater Lad]
Synopsis:
The five Legion orphans are de-aged to toddlers and adopted by families who can't have children.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rokyn, the planet populated by the enlarged citizens of the bottle city of Kandor is first mentioned in this tale.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Star Boy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy] (in flashback)
Synopsis:
Lana uses Star Boy in an attempt to make Superboy jealous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Star Boy's powers similar (not identical) to Superboy's; Star Boy partially refried from Adventure #195

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Mark Evanier

BEM Shows Up! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Brains, Emotions and Muscles should be used in combination for best results.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Five Legion Orphans!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Five Legion Orphans!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  6. 5. BEM Shows Up!
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