(December 1974)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume:
26
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Wildfire; Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Supergirl; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Phantom Girl; Karate Kid; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy]; Lana Lang; Mike Grell
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy & Legion of Super-Heroes / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Uses the cover image from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #378.

The Legion of Super-Executioners (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Shadow Lass; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Wildfire; Ultra Boy; Superboy; Shrinking Violet]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]; The Master
Synopsis:
Superboy and Lana Lang arrive in the 30th century to find Ultra Boy locked up and berserk. After Superboy sets off to retrieve the cure for Ultra Boy's condition, the Legionnaires turn on Lana Lang and prepare to execute her and a rational Ultra Boy. Superboy secretly saves Ultra Boy and Lana Lang from their firing squad, then the three of them destroy the helmet of the alien controlling the other Legionnaires.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

Meet "Iron Mike" Grell (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Superboy; Saturn Girl; Aquaman
Reprints:

The One-Man Team! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

The Outcast Super-Heroes! [The Outcast Super-Heroes!] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl
Reprints:

The Devil's Dozen! [The Outcast Super-Heroes!] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Lore of the Legion! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (pages 1 and 2); Curt Swan (page 3)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (pages 1 and 2); George Klein (page 3); George Roussos (Insect Queen figure)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Shadow Lass; Timber Wolf; Chemical King; Wildfire; Ferro Lad]; Elastic Lad; Kid Psycho; Insect Queen; Pete Ross; Rond Vidar
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Profiles of ten of the Legionnaires and five of their associates. Writing credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

Some of the figures are taken from stories in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #94 (January 1962) [Pete Ross], Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125 (December 1965) [Kid Psycho], Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #352 (January 1967) [Ferro Lad], Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (September 1967) [Rond Vidar], Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #105 (September 1967) [Jimmy Olsen], and Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #370 (July 1968) [Insect Queen].

The Forgotten Legion! [The Forgotten Legion!] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute Heroes
Reprints:

The Faces Behind the Masks! [The Forgotten Legion!] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute Heroes
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superboy & Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. The Legion of Super-Executioners
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Meet "Iron Mike" Grell
  5. 4. The One-Man Team!
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Outcast Super-Heroes! [The Outcast Super-Heroes!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. The Devil's Dozen! [The Outcast Super-Heroes!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Lore of the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. The Forgotten Legion! [The Forgotten Legion!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. The Faces Behind the Masks! [The Forgotten Legion!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Vik-Thor Rose
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