The Best of DC #24 [Newsstand]
(May 1982)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike W. Barr
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #24 [Direct].

Copyright © 1982 DC Comics Inc.


Murder in Glass! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Colon (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Colon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-866

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Light Lass; Shadow Lass; Cosmic Boy]; President Marte Allon

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.

Murder in Glass (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-8023

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Karate Kid; Wildfire]; President Marte Allon

Indexer Notes

new framing sequence

The Colossal Failure! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Superboy; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5]; Chemical King (intro); Legion Academy (intro); Pollor; Gorko; Mr. Allon; Marte Allon
Synopsis:
Colossal Boy's parents are kidnapped, forcing him to betray the Legion.
Reprints:

School for Super-Villains! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Shrinking Violet; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Legion Academy; Chemical King; Timber Wolf
Reprints:

Robbing and Recking and Rotten Tricks! (Chapter 3, Part 2) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Timber Wolf (joins); Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Chemical King (joins); Duo Damsel (cameo); Star Boy (cameo); Phantom Girl (cameo); Karate Kid (image)]; Legion of Super-Villains [Spider Girl; Radiation Roy; Ronn Kar; Lightning Lord; Tarik the Mute; Nemesis Kid]; Mr. Allon; Marte Allon
Reprints:

Murder in Glass (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Karate Kid (cameo); Wildfire (cameo)]; President Marte Allon; Tarik's android

Indexer Notes

new framing sequence

Meet the Legion! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / character profile / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy; Dawnstar; Dream Girl; Duo Damsel; Element Lad; Karate Kid; Light Lass; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Phantom Girl; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Shadow Lass; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Timber Wolf; Ultra Boy; Wildfire; Chemical King (statue); Ferro Lad (statue); Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg] (statue)]

Indexer Notes

Illustrations and descriptions of Legion members, headquarters, and cruiser.

Invisible Invader! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chemical King; Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Superboy (cameo)
Synopsis:
Chemical King and Invisible Kid have to work together to thwart a criminal who has duplicated Invisible Kid's invisibility serum.
Reprints:

The Ghost of Ferro Lad! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Sun Boy; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy]; Ferro Lad (ghost); Pol Krinn
Reprints:

The Phantom's Revenge! (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Sun Boy; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El (cameo); Duo Damsel (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo); Phantom Girl (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo); Light Lass (cameo)]; Ferro Lad (ghost); Controller
Reprints:

Star-spanning Adventure and Danger (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Promo for Legion of Super-Heroes #287 (May 1982). Rough copy of cover is depicted.

They Battle for a Planet's Throne...and Their Lives! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promo for Legion of Super-Heroes #288 (June 1982). Rough copy of cover is depicted.

Swamp Thing is Back! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Yeates
Inks:
Tom Yeates
Letters:
?

Characters:
Swamp Thing

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Swamp Thing #1, on sale February 11, 1982.

3 Classic Legion Adventures (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Princess Projectra; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Chemical King]; Ferro Lad (ghost)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrations and descriptions of inside content.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Murder in Glass!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Best of DC -- The Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Murder in Glass (Chapter 1)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. The Colossal Failure! (Chapter 2)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. School for Super-Villains! (Chapter 3)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Robbing and Recking and Rotten Tricks! (Chapter 3, Part 2)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Murder in Glass (Chapter 4)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Meet the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. Invisible Invader!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. The Ghost of Ferro Lad!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. The Phantom's Revenge! (Part 2)
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. Star-spanning Adventure and Danger
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  13. 12. They Battle for a Planet's Throne...and Their Lives!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. Swamp Thing is Back!
    Swamp Thing
  15. 14. 3 Classic Legion Adventures
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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