(August 1963)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-06-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
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

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

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Part I] The War Between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese; Milt 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.
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Indexer Notes

Legion of Substitute Heroes stars.

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Part II: The Duel of the Legions! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese; Milt 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Giant Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tommy Tryon, Todd Walters, Steven J. Gerstein, Caroline Dove, and excerpts from other letters including reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Evolvo Lad. Readers point to the existence of Lightning Man in stories of the adult Legion as proof that Lightning Lad's death can't be permanent, editors admit that he'll be restored in the following issue at the cost of another member's life.

Smallville's War Against Superbaby! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superbaby; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Zeke Stebbins
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"An Untold Tale of Superboy When He Was a Superbaby!"

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Baw!" "What's the matter, sonny?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
Casey rescues a little boy and takes him for ice cream.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legion of Substitute Heroes Declares War on the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. [Part I] The War Between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Part II: The Duel of the Legions!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Giant Lois Lane Annual
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  11. 10. Smallville's War Against Superbaby!
    Superboy
  12. 11. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  13. 12. ["Baw!" "What's the matter, sonny?"]
    Casey the Cop
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
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