(February 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume:
33
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893067002
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound (#300)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Janes (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; typeset
Job Number:
C-154 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blok; Wildfire; Nightwind; Crystal Kid; Lamprey
Reprints:

The Secret Origin of Blok! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (breakdowns); Frank Chiaramonte (finished art)
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Sun Boy; Dawnstar; Lightning Lad; Superboy (flashback); Light Lass (flashback); Shadow Lass (flashback); Ultra Boy (flashback); Timber Wolf (flashback); Mon-El (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Chameleon Boy (cameo)]; Blok; Nightwind [Berta Haris] (introduction); Lamprey [Tayla Skott] (introduction); Crystal Kid [Bobb Kohan] (introduction); Starburst Raiders; Science Police
Synopsis:
Wildfire and Dawnstar are testing four Legion Academy recruits to see which will join the Legion. As former enemy Blok recounts his origin, the team is called to recapture the escaped Starburst Raiders. Blok is admitted to the team for stopping the villains single-handedly.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Legion Academy members Nightwind, Lamprey, and Crystal Kid were created by readers Rob Harris, Scott Taylor, and Robert Cohen, whose submissions were first published in the Amazing World of DC Comics fanzine.

Who Are the Heroes? (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bob Smith (cover); Frank Chiaramonte (pages 1-10); Dennis Jensen (pages 11-15)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Chris King [the Moth; Mega Boy]; Vicki Grant [Futura; Sunspot]; Flying Buttress; Roger Dunbar; Brad Mann; Greg King; Liz King; Gary King
Synopsis:
New student Chris King meets Vicki Grant at school who tells him that the house his parents bought is rumored to be haunted. They find two mysterious dials in the attic which enable them to turn into super-heroes.

Indexer Notes

Special Preview Insert between pages 13 & 14 of main story.
Heroes and villains are based on reader submissions: Futura (Jim Simpers); the Moth (Danny Vozzo); Mega Boy (David Cason); Sunspot (Shawn Sherman); Flying Buttress (Steve Mattson)
Feature continues in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #479.

Aquaman and the Space Capsule (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Aqualad
Synopsis:
The Aqua-Family rescues two astronauts from a sinking spacecraft.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies, Copyright © 1980 Continental Baking Company

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Todd Horton; Steve Mayo; Scott Katz
Also includes listing of other DC comics edited by Harris on sale this month.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Blok!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Who Are the Heroes?
    Dial H for Hero
  4. 3. Aquaman and the Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed