(1992)

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Volume:
2
Price:
39.95 USD; 47.95 CAD
Pages:
224
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-56389-057-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194120146700211
Editing:
Bob Kahan
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Rick Taylor

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass; Phantom Girl; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Triplicate Girl; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy

Legion of Super-Heroes Archives: Volume 2 (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text on inside front dust jacket flap.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Chlorophyll Kid; Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration taken from the cover from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #311 (August 1963).

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (illustration)
Inks:
John Forte (illustration)
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mon-El

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the story from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #310 (July 1963).

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
John Forte (illustration)
Inks:
John Forte (illustration)
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the story from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #315 (December 1963).

The Legion of Substitute Heroes (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Bouncing Boy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Shrinking Violet]; Legion of Substitute Heroes [Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid]
Synopsis:
A group of rejected applicants band together as the Legion of Substitute Heroes and thwart the Plant Men's scheme to take over the Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Legion of Substitute Heroes.

The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Element Lad [as Mystery Lad]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl]; Superboy; Bizarro
Reprints:

The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid; Colossal Boy]; Element Lad [as Mystery Lad]; Roxxas
Synopsis:
The Legion takes in new member Mystery Lad on Saturn Girl's word and he helps them put an end to space pirate Roxxas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Element Lad.

The Return of Lightning Lad! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lass [as Lightning Lad]; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad (in flashback and lying in state); Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Brainiac 5]; Proty
Synopsis:
Lightning Lad's sister impersonates her dead brother and joins the Legion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Lightning Lass and Proty.

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

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo); Superboy (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo)]; Jungle King
Synopsis:
Failed Legion applicant Jungle King tries to get revenge with his super-beasts.
Reprints:

Part II: The Legion's Super-Showdown! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Jungle King
Synopsis:
The Legion defeats the Jungle King and his super-beasts.
Reprints:

[Part I]: The Doom of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl (cameo); Brainiac 5; Star Boy (cameo); Superboy; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy (cameo); Element Lad (cameo); Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Mxyzptlk V [as Mask Man]
Synopsis:
The Legion confronts a masked raider looting Metropolis, who turns out to be deadly, killing several of the Legionnaires.
Reprints:

Part II: Last Stand of the Legion! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lass]; Mxyzptlk V [as Mask Man]
Synopsis:
Superboy figures out Mask Man's identity and returns him to the 5th Dimension, restoring to life all the Legionnaires.
Reprints:

The Legion of Substitute Heroes Declares War on the Legion of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Chlorophyll Kid; Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass]
Reprints:

[Part I]: The War between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese; Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Chlorophyll Kid; Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass] (most as projected images)
Synopsis:
The Legion of Substitute-Heroes tries to fill in for the Legion, but the Legion tells the Subs to disband.
Reprints:

Part II: The Duel of the Legions! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese; Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Chlorophyll Kid; Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Bouncing Boy]
Synopsis:
The Substitutes realize the Legion has been replaced by aliens, chase the aliens away, and save the real Legion.
Reprints:

The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Lightning Lad]
Reprints:

Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy]; Proty
Synopsis:
The Legionnaires search to find a way to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints:

Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad]; Proty
Synopsis:
Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints:

The World of Doomed Olsens! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El [also as The Collector]; Colossal Boy [also as The Giant Turtle Man]; Bouncing Boy [also as Fat Boy Jimmy]; Cosmic Boy [also as The Human Porcupine]; Chameleon Boy [also as Elastic Lad]; Shrinking Violet (cameo); Sun Boy (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo)]; Proty II [also as Wolf Boy Jimmy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy] (all in cameos)
Synopsis:
Jimmy is taken by The Collector to the world Gion-El, which is seemingly inhabited by duplicates of him in the forms into which he has been transformed in the past. But when Jimmy realizes he is being hoaxed, the Legionnaires reveal that he has passed his initiation test and they bring him to the 30th century to officially be made an honorary member of the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Reprints:

The Condemned Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lass; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Superboy]; Night Girl
Reprints:

Part I: The Condemned Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lass; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Phantom Girl; Supergirl; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy]; Night Girl; Polar Boy
Synopsis:
After the female Legionnaires are struck by a mysterious Crimson Virus, Satan Girl wants to take their place. But when she attacks the girls, Supergirl tries to solve the mystery of who she is.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from index of original issue; credited to George Klein and John Forte in item.

Part II: The Secret of Satan Girl! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Supergirl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy; Sun Boy; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Lightning Lass; Shrinking Violet]; Night Girl; Satan Girl; Legion of Super-Pets [Comet; Streaky; Beppo; Krypto]
Synopsis:
Satan Girl is defeated by the Super-Pets and revealed to be an evil Red Kryptonite duplicate of Supergirl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from index of original issue; credited to George Klein and John Forte in item.

The Legion of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl]; Alaktor
Reprints:

Part I: The Super-Villains of All Ages! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Ultra Boy]; Alaktor; Ronn Kar; Nero; John Dillinger; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
Rejected Legion applicant Alaktor steals a Time Bubble and recruits the help of Nero, Dillinger, and Hitler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Ronn Kar.

Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Superboy; Ultra-Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Nero; John Dillinger; Adolf Hitler; Alaktor
Synopsis:
Alaktor switches Hitler's, Nero's, and Dillinger's minds with Superboy's, Mon-El's, and Ultra-Boy's. Saturn Girl tricks them into defeating each other, and the Legion forces Alaktor to undo the process.
Reprints:

Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese (splash only); ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis:
The Legion of Super-Heroes finds out about the Subs, and hold a contest to induct the winner into the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bouncing Boy misidentified as Bouncing Girl in the Roll Call

Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl, Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis:
Stone Boy wins the contest, but decides to stay with the Subs.
Reprints:

The Renegade Super-Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lass; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from index of original issue; credited to Gaspar Saladino in item.

Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy, Shrinking Violet; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass]
Synopsis:
When Ultra Boy appears to be an escaped convict, he is expelled from the Legion and has to flee the planet.
Reprints:

Part II: The End of a Super-Traitor! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Invisible Kid; Bouncing Boy]
Synopsis:
Ultra Boy reveals that his faked criminal past was a ploy to infiltrate and lure a pirate band into custody.
Reprints:

The Menace of Dream Girl! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy]; Dream Girl
Reprints:

Part I: The Menace of Dream Girl! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lass; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Superboy; Mon-El; Sun Boy; Triplicate Girl; Bouncing Boy]; Dream Girl
Synopsis:
Dream Girl joins the Legion and insists Lightning Lass be expelled when she loses her powers and demands Triplicate Girl be court-martialled for accusing her of causing Lightning Lass to lose her power.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Dream Girl. Also first mention of the Time Trapper.

Part II: The Doom of the Legion! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Ultra Boy; Bouncing Boy; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Light Lass]; Dream Girl
Synopsis:
Even more Legionnaires are expelled before Dream Girl reveals to Star Boy that it was all a plot to prevent their deaths. Star Boy explains what she really foresaw and Dream Girl leaves the team to perfect her power.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lightning Lass takes on the new codename of Light Lass.

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

The Legion of Super-Heroes / character profile / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw; Rick Taylor
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Triplicate Girl; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Invisible Kid; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Superboy; Lightning Lass; Star Boy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Supergirl; Element Lad]; Proty II; Elastic Lad [Jimmy Olsen]; Legion of Super-Pets [Krypto; Super-Monkey [Beppo]; Super-Horse [Comet]; Streaky]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First two pages were reprinted from Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4 (Winter 1962) in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #316 (January 1964) with some alterations, as reproduced here. Pages 5-7 reproduce the text from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #316 (January 1964), which was originally printed as one page, reformatted with additional illoes taken from the previous pages.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Short biographies of John Forte, Edmond Hamilton, George Klein, Jerry Siegel, and Curt Swan.

The DC Archive Editions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List on inside back dust jacket flap for other Archives volumes already released and those coming soon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Tom McCraw
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Element Lad; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Superboy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Night Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four small cover reproductions on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Legion of Super-Heroes Archives: Volume 2
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. Foreword
  6. 5. The Legion of Substitute Heroes
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. The Return of Lightning Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. [Part I]: The Legion of Super-Monsters!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. Part II: The Legion's Super-Showdown!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. [Part I]: The Doom of the Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  13. 12. Part II: Last Stand of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. The Legion of Substitute Heroes Declares War on the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  15. 14. [Part I]: The War between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  16. 15. Part II: The Duel of the Legions!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  17. 16. The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  18. 17. Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  19. 18. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  20. 19. The World of Doomed Olsens!
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  21. 20. The Condemned Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  22. 21. Part I: The Condemned Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  23. 22. Part II: The Secret of Satan Girl!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  24. 23. The Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  25. 24. Part I: The Super-Villains of All Ages!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  26. 25. Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  27. 26. Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  28. 27. Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  29. 28. The Renegade Super-Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  30. 29. Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  31. 30. Part II: The End of a Super-Traitor!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  32. 31. The Menace of Dream Girl!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  33. 32. Part I: The Menace of Dream Girl!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  34. 33. Part II: The Doom of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  35. 34. The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    The Legion of Super-Heroes
  36. 35. Biographies
  37. 36. The DC Archive Editions
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
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