(January 1998)

DC, 1998 Series
 
Price:
4.95 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
76194121072800111
Editing:
KC Carlson; Frank Berrios (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

The cover title is "LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES SECRET FILES AND ORIGINS", but the indicia reads "LEGION: SECRET FILES".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Inks:
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Colors:
Patrick Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy; Apparition; Live Wire; Brainiac 5; Ferro; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid]; Koko

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
Patrick Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Spark; Kinetix; Ultra Boy; Live Wire; Cosmic Boy; Leviathan; Gates; Saturn Girl; Andromeda; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Chameleon; Violet; Brainiac 5; Triad; XS; Star Boy]
Reprints:

Legionnaires Three (Table of Contents)

Legion / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer; Tom McCraw (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jeffrey Moy
Inks:
W. C. Carani
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Live Wire; R. J. Brande; Triad [as Luornu Durgo]; Tenzil
Synopsis:
Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, and Live Wire foil a second assassination attempt on R. J. Brande

Indexer Notes

Details about the founding of the Legion.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cosmic Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Lee Moder
Inks:
Ron Boyd
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cosmic Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Live Wire / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Chris Sprouse
Inks:
Karl Story
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Live Wire

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Saturn Girl / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Jeffrey Moy
Inks:
W. C. Carani
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Saturn Girl

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Triad / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Leonard Kirk
Inks:
Bob Almond
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Triad

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Apparition / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Paul Pelletier
Inks:
Drew Geraci
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Apparition

Indexer Notes

background information

Interview: Shvaugh Erin (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer
Pencils:
W. C. Carani
Inks:
W. C. Carani
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Shvaugh Erin; Brad Majors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Invisible Kid / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Norm Rapmund
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Invisible Kid

Indexer Notes

background information

Guided Tour: Legion Outpost (Table of Contents)

character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Jeffrey Moy
Inks:
Philip Moy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Xs / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Humberto Ramos
Inks:
Wayne Faucher
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Xs

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chameleon / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Ron Boyd
Inks:
Ron Boyd
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Chameleon

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brainiac 5 / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Lee Moder
Inks:
Ron Boyd
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brainiac 5

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Violet / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Philip Moy
Inks:
Ray Kryssing
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Violet

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spark / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Jeffrey Moy
Inks:
W. C. Carani
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spark

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kinetix / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Barry Kitson
Inks:
Barry Kitson
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kinetix

Indexer Notes

background information

What Did the Legion Do for Money When They Were Stranded in the 20th Century? (Table of Contents)

Legion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer
Pencils:
Todd Nauck
Inks:
Lary Stucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Gates; Spark; Saturn Girl; Ferro

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Jason Armstrong
Inks:
Ron Boyd
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

M'onel / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Mike Collins
Inks:
Drew Garaci
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
M'onel

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Element Lad / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Colleen Doran
Inks:
Colleen Doran
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Element Lad

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gates / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Jason Armstrong
Inks:
Ron Boyd
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gates

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ultra Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Cully Hamner
Inks:
Cully Hamner
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ultra Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Umbra / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
Phil Jimenez
Inks:
Phil Jimenez
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Umbra

Indexer Notes

background information

Legion Chronology (Table of Contents)

Timeline: LSH / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McCraw
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

A recap of Legion adventures, sorted by a report number that matches issue numbers in the real world.

The Roll Call (Table of Contents)

Legion / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Inks:
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sun-Eater; Comet Queen; Lume; Chameleon; Sister Andromeda; Atmos; Triad; M'Onel; Superboy [Kon-El]; Mordru; Thunder; Supergirl; Pr'n TinG Er'rr; Validus; a Brain Globe; Empress; Buck Bond; Evisceratronic; Scavenger; Slipstream; Starfinger; Chronos; Dirk Morgna; Konk; Aven; Dragonmage; Violet; Ultra Boy; Apparition; Insect Queen; Tharok; Mano; Persuader; C.O.M.P.U.T.O.; Sklarian Raider; Monstress; Color Kid; President Jeanne Chu; Beast Boy; Fire Lad; Night Girl; Evolvo; R.J. Brande; Tiffany Cross; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Live Wire; Lightning Lord; Invisible Kid; Marla Latham; Roderick Doyle; Quicksand; Mysa; Tomb; Holdur; Khund Warrior; Composite Man; Warden; Brawler; Nara Minsork; Leland McCauley; Winema Wazzo; Gigi Cusimano; Science Police Officer Deacon; Cannus; Sensor; Chlorophyll Kid; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Splitter; Ferro; Star Boy; Dreamer; Element Lad; Gas Girl; Rond Vidar; Karate Kid; Spider Girl; Particon; Inferno; Polar Boy; Tenzil Kem; Stone Boy; XS; Kinetix; Dr. Ryk'rr; Caress; Bandarkat; Titanor; Bur Rac; Gates; Spark; Umbra; Brainiac 5; Koko; Shvaugh Erin; Magno; Radion; Chuck Taine; Impulse; Atharamites; Roxxas; Dr. Gym'll; Lori Morning; Mantis Morlo; Phantom Lad; Density; Ze Tongue; Cherry Bomb; Time Trapper; Pulsar Stargrave; Emerald Eye; White Triangle Gang; Tangleweb; Proty
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A pinup of all the supporting Legion cast, and a key to them. The title is from the table of contents.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Legionnaires Three
    Legion
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cosmic Boy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Live Wire
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Saturn Girl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Triad
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Apparition
  9. 8. Interview: Shvaugh Erin
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Invisible Kid
  11. 10. Guided Tour: Legion Outpost
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Xs
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Chameleon
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Brainiac 5
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Violet
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Spark
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Kinetix
  18. 17. What Did the Legion Do for Money When They Were Stranded in the 20th Century?
    Legion
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Star Boy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    M'onel
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Element Lad
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Gates
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Ultra Boy
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Umbra
  25. 24. Legion Chronology
    Timeline: LSH
  26. 25. The Roll Call
    Legion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll