(October 2010)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Brian Cunningham (Editor); Sean Ryan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Sparks Fly! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Scott Clark
Inks:
David Beaty
Colors:
Hi-Fi
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad]; The Atom [Ray Palmer] (inset)
Reprints:

Saturn Rising (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Kevin Sharpe
Inks:
Marlo Alquiza
Colors:
Blond
Letters:
Travis Lanham

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad]; Brainiac 5; Sgt. Esquivel; Zaryan (behind the scenes); Lt. Zendak (off-panel); Superboy [Clark Kent] (hologram)
Synopsis:
Back when the Legion consisted of just the founders, the three heroes work with the Science Police to stop Zaryan from raiding robot manufacturers. Though all three show their inexperience, Saturn Girl decides she has to work to hold her own in physical confrontations alongside the boys. After the mission ends in tragedy and after an indiscretion, Saturn Girl makes two more decisions that will have an impact on her future.
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Indexer Notes

The Legion confronted Zaryan in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304. Lt. Zendak will rise to the rank of Chief by the time of The Legion of Super-Heroes Annual (DC, 1982 series) #1.

Nucleus, Part 2: Atom Strange (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeff Lemire
Pencils:
Mahmud Asrar
Inks:
John Dell
Colors:
Pete Pantazis
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Calculator; Oracle; David Palmer; Jack Palmer; Alphaeus Hyatt; Batgirl [Stephanie Brown] (on screen)
Synopsis:
To escape the pathogens in the Calculator's lair, the Atom grabs the villain and heads back to Oracle who has an antidote prepared. Cornered, the Calculator tells Ray that he was hired by the Colony, but that that is all he knows. Meanwhile, Professor Hyatt is visited, via the phone line, by men looking for the white dwarf meteor and wearing the same ant symbol found in Ray's trashed lab.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sparks Fly!
    Legion of Super-Heroes; The Atom
  2. 1. Saturn Rising
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Nucleus, Part 2: Atom Strange
    The Atom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Bob Hughes
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