(October-November 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1976-06-28 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
070989321465
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

UPC indicates this is a May issue.

Indicia: "LIMITED COLLECTORS' EDITION, Vol. 5, No. C-49, Oct.-Nov. 1976. Published bi-monthly by NATIONAL PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS INC., 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019. Copyright © 1976 by National Periodical Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The stories, characters, and incidents mentioned in this magazine are entirely fictional. No actual persons, living or dead, are intended or should be inferred. Printed in U.S.A."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell [as MG] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell [as MG] (signed)
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1565

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Tyroc; Light Lass; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Chameleon Boy; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Timber Wolf; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Shadow Lass; Wildfire; Element Lad; Chemical King; Phantom Girl]
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Contents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1620

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Uses art from cover as background.

Mordru the Merciless! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 23.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks:
Curt Swan (page 1); Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Job Number:
N-1555

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Superboy; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Mordru; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Leah Parker; Lana Lang's mother; "King" Carter; Chief Parker
Synopsis:
When Shadow Lass accidentally releases Mordru, four Legionnaires flee to Superboy's time to hide from him. Mordru tries to find the Legionnaires in Smallville, but they refuse to expose themselves. When a group of gangsters tries to take over Smallville, and the Legionnaires encourage the townspeople to defend themselves, the Legionnaires realize they need to return to the future to face Mordru. But as they prepare to time travel, Mordru finds them.
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Indexer Notes

parts 1 and 2

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler (Table of Contents)

Judy Jupiter / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1627

Characters:
Judy Jupiter
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A brain teaser; draw the design in one continuous line without crossing.

The Legion's Home Base (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Shooter (layout); Curt Swan (finished pencils)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Job Number:
N-1622

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Wedding of Bouncing Boy and Duo Damsel! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bouncing Boy; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl; Invisible Kid; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Timber Wolf; Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Brainiac 5; Supergirl; Chemical King; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Color Kid; Night Girl; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy; Kid Psycho; Rond Vidar; Gas Girl; Duplicate Boy; Life Lass; Evolvo Lad; The Wanderers [Quantum Queen; Dartalg; Psyche; Elvo; Ornitho; Immorto; Celebrand]; Don Allen; Dawn Allen; Tars Tarkas; J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter]
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Indexer Notes

A key to the characters in this sequence is in the last sequence.

More of the Legion Headquarters Complex (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Dave Cockrum; Mike Grell
Inks:
Jack Abel; Dave Cockrum; Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This a newly-constructed set of pages composed of panel reprints from various issues that illustrate various parts of the headquarters complex. Specifics per panel:

First page: from Superboy #201 second story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 second story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Adventure Comics #371 first story page 11 (by Swan/Abel), from Superboy #203 page 15 (by Grell), from Superboy #201 first story page 1 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 first story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 first story page 7 (by Cockrum), and from Adventure Comics #369 page 3 (by Swan/Abel).

Second page: from Adventure Comics #369 page 2 (by Swan/Abel), from Superboy #209 second story page 3 (by Grell), from Superboy #206 first story page 13 (by Grell), from Superboy #201 second story page 3 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #209 first story page 3 (by Grell), from Superboy #213 first story page 2 (by Grell), and from Superboy #201 first story page 10 (by Cockrum).

The Devil's Jury! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese (p. 1); Ben Oda
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Job Number:
N-1556

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Superboy; Duo Damsel; Karate Kid; Dream Girl; Ultra Boy; Princess Projectra]; Insect Queen [also as Lana Lang]; Pete Ross; Mordru; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Chief Parker; Leah Parker; Police Chief Parker; Dorzak; Koldan; Golgro; Thrun; Wraithor; White Witch
Synopsis:
The Legionnaires escape Mordru and wipe their memories of being Legionnaires. Mordru isolates Smallville and sends an army to flush them out, but it takes Pete Ross to restore Superboy's memory. Mordru captures and convicts the Legionnaires in a kangaroo court, but with the aid of the prosecutor, they escape, and Mordru is buried once again.
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["What flowers do people carry around all year?"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1628

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A riddle and a word puzzle with the letters R, A, D, E, and B.

Key to the Legion Wedding Picture (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1570
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Mordru the Merciless!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
    Judy Jupiter
  5. 4. The Legion's Home Base
  6. 5. Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex
  7. 6. The Wedding of Bouncing Boy and Duo Damsel!
  8. 7. More of the Legion Headquarters Complex
  9. 8. The Devil's Jury!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. ["What flowers do people carry around all year?"]
    Fun Shop
  11. 10. Key to the Legion Wedding Picture
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