(June 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1965-04-29
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 ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #85 and copyright registration.

The Civil War of the Legion! (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 Super-Heroes [Superboy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Light Lass]
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Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis
Superboy teaches kids about hobbies and crafts.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover. Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Part I: The War Between Krypton and Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Superboy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Triplicate Girl]; Zat-El; Leta Lal
Synopsis
The Legionnaires travel to the past to find out the story behind an ancient artifact which refers to a war between Earth and Krypton. The half that goes to Earth's past finds space travelers colonizing ancient Atlantis; the other half accompanies a group of Kryptonians who leave anti-scientific Krypton for Earth.
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Indexer Notes

DC credits this story to Edmond Hamilton in The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 and Bob Hughes confirms the identification. We formerly had credited this story to Jerry Siegel.

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

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Part II: The Civil War of the Legion! (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Star Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Element Lad; Mon-El]; Zat-El; Leta Lal; Jhor Lal
Synopsis
While the Atlanteans and Kryptonians fight, Brainiac 5 discovers why Earth's air irritates the Atlanteans and helps them adapt to life under the sea. Later, back in the future, Superboy finds more artifacts that explain what happened to the Kryptonians.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Eugene Twilleger, Timothy Loan, Ned Snively, Denis O'Sullivan, Tony Swanson, and Jerry Weissman.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Spoiled Superboy! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

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

80 Page Giant; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This picture is fine...
Genre
humor
Characters
Captain; Jenkins
Synopsis
Jenkins takes his paint-by-number hobby too far.

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

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Civil War of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Part I: The War Between Krypton and Earth!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  6. 5. Johnny Gets His Own Monster Koach!
    AMT
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. Part II: The Civil War of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  12. 11. The Spoiled Superboy!
    Superboy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  14. 13. ["This picture is fine..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Famous Artists Schools
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