(September 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-07-25
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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein; John Forte (heads)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]]; Proty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Forte inks info by Bob Bailey.

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of 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
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]]; Proty
Synopsis
The Legionnaires search to find a way to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints
Keywords
Science Foundation Of Skor; Skorian Scientist; Space-Serpents; Super-Turtle

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz] ; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Proty
Synopsis
Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints
Keywords
Science Foundation Of Skor; Skorian Scientists; Space-Serpents; Super-Turtle

Indexer Notes

Proty dies; Lightning Lad revived.

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

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

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Weight Wizard and Blockade Boy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Lana Lang, Hollywood Star! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Mrs. Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Jordan; Mr. Carter; Mr. Murrel; Ron Rendle; Tharka; Hair-Dresser Gaston
Synopsis
Lana makes a movie in which she's a jungle queen.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll rescue that paratrooper...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle rescues a paratrooper, puts out a forest fire, and rescues a woman whose heel is caught in a grate.

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

104 Kings' Knights / 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) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  12. 11. ["Hi! Boys and girls..."]
  13. 12. Lana Lang, Hollywood Star!
    Superboy
  14. 13. ["I'll rescue that paratrooper..."]
    Super-Turtle
  15. 14. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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