(June 1975)

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Volume:
27
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of May, July, Nov, Jan
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
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

Who Will Save the Princess? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2453

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra
Reprints:

The Spy (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman keeps his secret identity from being exposed thanks to Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Who Can Save the Princess? (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
B-2408

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Superboy]; Duo Damsel
Synopsis:
The Legionnaires must siphon off Princess Projectra's pain in order to allow her to survive the Pain Plague.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

Hero for a Day (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Job Number:
B-2421

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Saturn Girl; Chemical King]; Flynt Brojj
Synopsis:
While giving a tour to a special fan, the Legion receives a dangerous Witch Wolf. When the Legionnaires fail to subdue the animal, Flynt Brojj realizes that the Legionnaires are victims of a mass hypnotic spell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The character of Flynt Brojj was named for two Legion fans, Mike Flynn and Harry Broertjes, who produced the Legion Outpost fanzine.
Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super-Talk / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff; Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Boltinoff tells how Jim Shooter came to write the Legion again, and includes a short biographical essay by Shooter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1974
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 225,427
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 260,480
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Will Save the Princess?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Spy
    Superman; Hostess
  3. 2. Who Can Save the Princess?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Hero for a Day
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Super-Talk
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
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