([November] 1989)

DC, 1989 Series
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Price
14.95 USD; 24.95 CAD
Pages
212
On-sale date
1989-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
0-930289-43-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Mark Waid (Editor, collected edition); KC Carlson (Associate Editor, collected edition)
Color
Color
Binding
Trade Paperback

The Great Darkness Saga (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Superboy; Wildfire; Blok; Chameleon Boy]; Darkseid
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Great Darkness Saga (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sun Boy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

with indicia

Looking Back to Darkness (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover of this volume.

Daily Planet Vid-News Headlines (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero

Prologue to Darkness (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Adam Kubert
Editing
Mike W. Barr

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Mon-El; Shadow Lass
Reprints

And the Servant Shall Be a Sign... (Table of Contents: 7)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Brainiac 5; Blok; Timber Wolf; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Light Lass; Element Lad; Ultra Boy; Dawnstar; Dream Girl; Shadow Lass; Mon-El]; Antonio Stefanacci (first appearance); Oli-3 Queen (first appearance); Dr. Gym'll; Darkseid; Servants of Darkness [Superman (Clone); Orion (clone); Kalibak (Clone); Guardian of the Universe (Clone); Lydea Mallor (Clone)]; President Marte Allon; Danielle Foccart [Computo]
Reprints

...A Sign of Darkness Dawning (Table of Contents: 8)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Annette Kawecki
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Dream Girl; Shadow Lass; Element Lad; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Timber Wolf; Sun Boy; Star Boy; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Dawnstar; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Wildfire; Blok; Superboy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad (cameo)]; Darkseid; Servants of Darkness [Superman (Clone); Orion (clone); Kalibak (Clone); Guardian of the Universe (Clone); Lydea Mallor (Clone)]; Mordru; Time Trapper; White Witch
Reprints

Leaders and Lovers (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy]; Servant of Darkness [Lydea Mallor (Clone)]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is redrawn from the second story from Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1980 series) #291.

Darkness Transcendent (Table of Contents: 10)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Shadow Lass; Chameleon Boy; Blok; Dream Girl; Light Lass; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Star Boy; Wildfire; Dawnstar; Timber Wolf; Superboy (cameo); Karate Kid (cameo); Princess Projectra (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo)]; White Witch; Servants of Darkness [Superman (clone); Orion (clone); Kalibak (clone); Guardian of the Universe (clone)]; Darkseid; Bouncing Boy (cameo); Duo Damsel (cameo)
Reprints

Within the Darkness... (Table of Contents: 11)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Wildfire; Dawnstar; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Dream Girl; Light Lass; Mon-El; Blok; Shadow Lass; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Colossal Boy; Shrinking Violet; Element Lad; Star Boy; Timber Wolf; Brainiac 5]; White Witch; Servants of Darkness [Superman (clone); Orion (clone); Kalibak (clone); Guardian of the Universe (clone)]; Bouncing Boy; Duo Damsel; Chameleon Boy; R.J. Brande; Darkseid
Reprints

Darkseid (Table of Contents: 12)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz; Keith Giffen (co-plot)
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Laurie Sutton; Karen Berger

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Dawnstar; Wildfire; Star Boy; Shadow Lass; Timber Wolf; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Phantom Girl; Dream Girl; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Blok; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid; White Witch]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lee Danvers]; Legion of Substitute Heroes [Polar Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy; Color Kid; Night Girl]; Dev-Em; Heroes of Lallor [Evolvo Lad; Life Lass; Duplicate Boy; Gas Girl]; Wanderers [Celebrand; Ornitho; Dartalg; Elvo; Psyche; Quantum Queen; Immorto]; Lydea Mallor (clone); Orion (clone); Chameleon Boy; Validus; Bouncing Boy; Duo Damsel; Darkseid; Highfather
Reprints

The Curse (Table of Contents: 13)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz; Keith Giffen (co-plot)
Pencils
Curt Swan (pp. 1-36); Keith Giffen (pp. 37-38)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (pp. 1-36); Keith Giffen (pp. 37-38)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Colossal Boy; White Witch; Phantom Girl; Element Lad; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Dawnstar; Mon-El; Wildfire; Shadow Lass; Timber Wolf; Chameleon Boy; Blok; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Dr. Gym'll; Starfinger [Dr. Larsh; Dr. Lars Hanscomb]; Shvaughn Erin; Gigi Cusimano; Bouncing Boy; Shadow Kid; Graym Ranzz (intro); Garridan Ranzz [Validus] (intro); Darkseid
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
?
Editing
Mike W. Barr

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet; Timber Wolf]; Kharlak
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Mike W. Barr

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
?
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Dawnstar; Timber Wolf; Element Lad; Brainiac 5]; Mordru
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
typeset
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Dream Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy]; Servants of Darkness [Superman (clone); Orion (clone); Kalibak (clone); Guardian of the Universe (clone)]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen
Colors
Carl Gafford
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Superboy; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Wildfire; Shadow Lass; Sun Boy; Star Boy; Element Lad; Light Lass; Superboy]; Bouncing Boy; Darkseid
Reprints

Introduction to the Poster (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Key to the Poster (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Lewandowski
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes; Legion of Super-Villains

Indexer Notes

Quadruple fold-out poster.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

blank page(s) / 6 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The back of the poster and the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Darkness Saga
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Great Darkness Saga
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Looking Back to Darkness
  6. 5. Daily Planet Vid-News Headlines
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Prologue to Darkness
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. And the Servant Shall Be a Sign...
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. ...A Sign of Darkness Dawning
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. Leaders and Lovers
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. Darkness Transcendent
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. Within the Darkness...
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  13. 12. Darkseid
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. The Curse
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  21. 20. Introduction to the Poster
  22. 21. Key to the Poster
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
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