(February 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Nicola Cuti
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

No date in indicia. Date on cover only.


A Tale of Revenge (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Pat Broderick
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5]; Superboy

Best of DC -- The Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Part I: The Legion of Super-Outlaws! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Jeanine Casey
Letters:
Vivian Berg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Gas Girl; Evolvo Lad; Duplicate Boy; Life Lass]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid]; Marden King
Synopsis:
Marden King tricks the Heroes of Lallor into fighting the Legion, in revenge for the Legion's earlier defeat of his brother Jungle King.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearances of Beast Boy, Gas Girl, Evolvo Lad, Life Lass, and Duplicate Boy.

The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Listing of Legionaires, their identities, and their powers.

Indexer Notes

Article begins on bottom third of page 11 of the digest, continues on bottom third of pages 19, 26, 34, 42, and concludes on the bottom third of page 49. This is different than the other sequence of the same name in this issue.

Part II: The Battle of the Super-Teams! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Jeanine Casey
Letters:
Vivian Berg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Star Boy; Invisible Kid; Element Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Lightning Lad]; Heroes of Lallor [Duplicate Boy; Gas Girl; Life Lass; Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad]; Marden King
Synopsis:
The Heroes of Lallor realize they have been tricked and turn on Marden King.
Reprints:

Part I: Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
Vivian Berg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Star Boy; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl; Shrinkng Violet; Light Lass; Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Superboy (in flashback)]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor convinces the Legion he has come to the future from a time before he turned evil.
Reprints:

Part II: The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
Vivian Berg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Star Boy; Element Lad; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Lighting Lad; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Supergirl; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad]; Lex Luthor; Proty II
Synopsis:
Luthor seemingly dissolves the Legionnaires, but they have the last laugh on him.
Reprints:

Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
George Roberts
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Superboy]; Proty II
Synopsis:
The girl Legionnaires turn on the boys.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Light Lass' costume emblem becomes a cloud.

Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
George Roberts
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Supergirl; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad]; Queen Azura
Synopsis:
The source of the plot is revealed and the boys are restored.
Reprints:

Part I: The Lone Wolf Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Karin Orlando
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5]; Lone Wolf
Synopsis:
While investigating robberies on Zoon, the Legionnaires extend an invitation of membership to Lone Wolf, but he refuses.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and 1st appearance Lone Wolf.

Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
Karin Orlando
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad]; Lone Wolf
Synopsis:
Lone Wolf reveals that he refused membership because he is an android, but the Legion discovers he is not what he thinks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Light Lass' costume emblem becomes feather

[Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
David Huffine

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl]; Command Kid; Bouncing Boy
Synopsis:
Command Kid joins the Legion, but his arrogance puts off some of the Legionnaires. Star Boy, however, asks Command Kid to help him become as powerful as he is.
Reprints:

Part II: The Secret of the Legion Rookie?! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
David Huffine

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Triplicate Girl; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad]; Command Kid
Synopsis:
More Legionnaires submit to Command Kid's treatment, but Saturn Girl and Element Lad return with the solution to the mystery of Command Kid just in time.
Reprints:

[Part I]: The Bizarro-Legion! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
David Huffine

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Mon-El]; Time Trapper; Legion of Stupor-Bizarros [Bizarro-Superboy; Bizarro-Lightning Lad; Bizarro-Invisible Kid; Bizarro-Chameleon Boy; Bizarro-Brainiac 5; Bizarro-Saturn Girl]
Synopsis:
The Legion rejects Bizarro-Superboy's request for membership, so he sets off to create his own Legion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Legionnaires switch from flight belts to rings in this story.

Part II: The Mad, Mad, Mad Bizarro-Legion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
David Huffine

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid]; Legion of Stupor-Bizarros [Bizarro-Ultra Boy; Bizarro-Mon-El; Bizarro-Superboy; Bizarro-Saturn Girl; Bizarro-Cosmic Boy; Bizarro-Invisible Kid]
Synopsis:
Superboy, with Element Lad's aid, tricks Bizarro-Superboy into disbanding the Bizarro-Legion.
Reprints:

The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Origins and powers of the Legionnaires
Reprints:

The Story Behind the Stories (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1789

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Discussion of the stories in the issue.

Be Sure to Miss! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Stupor-Bizarros / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nicola Cuti
Pencils:
Pat Broderick [as kciredorb] (signed)
Inks:
Pat Broderick [as kciredorb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Stupor-Bizarros [Bizarro-Superboy; Bizarro-Saturn Girl; Bizarro-Lightning Lad; Bizarro-Invisible Kid; Bizarro-Cosmic Boy]

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Broderick signed his name in mirror-image.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Tale of Revenge
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Best of DC -- The Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Part I: The Legion of Super-Outlaws!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Part II: The Battle of the Super-Teams!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Part I: Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Part II: The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. Part I: The Lone Wolf Legionnaire!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. [Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  13. 12. Part II: The Secret of the Legion Rookie?!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. [Part I]: The Bizarro-Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  15. 14. Part II: The Mad, Mad, Mad Bizarro-Legion
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  16. 15. The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  17. 16. The Story Behind the Stories
  18. 17. Be Sure to Miss!
    Legion of Stupor-Bizarros
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  • Jim Van Dore
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