(October 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-08-26
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 given in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #124 and copyright registration.


The Legionnaire Dropouts! (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
Superboy; Sun Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Brainiac 5; Light Lass
Reprints

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

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

Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sun Boy; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy
Synopsis
Two pairs of Legionnaires marry, leaving membership spots open for some secret agents who plan to join in disguise.
Reprints

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

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

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

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

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

Kat Korners the King! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Cocoa Puffs / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Easy Plans Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Ultra Boy]; Night Girl; Size Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Blackout Boy; Magnetic Kid; Proty II
Synopsis
The secret agents join the group and turn on the Legionnaires, but it was all a ruse to flush them out.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from George L. Bixler, Linda Rosen, David Broomhead, Tim Everly, Pat Gaskell, Joyce Mathau, Greg Sanchez, Murt Thompson, Jr., Edward Wachtel.

The Secret Lives of Superbaby! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
Martha accidentally gives Lana a box with Superbaby mementos.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Hall of Fame Classic. Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

80-Page Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Boys & Girls.. 10 Issues of Your Favorite Magazines for Only $1.00! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Worth Shopping Around For... (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.25 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
I got your phone call...
Genre
humor
Characters
Cap
Synopsis
Cap discusses model cars.

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

Bits of "Legionnaire Business" / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Snippets of letters from numerous readers.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legionnaire Dropouts!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  3. 2. Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. Kat Korners the King!
    AMT
  8. 7. A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird!
    Cocoa Puffs
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Easy Plans Co., Inc.
  10. 9. Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  14. 13. The Secret Lives of Superbaby!
    Superboy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    80-Page Giant
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. Boys & Girls.. 10 Issues of Your Favorite Magazines for Only $1.00!
  18. 17. Worth Shopping Around For...
    How's Trix?; Trix
  19. 18. ["I got your phone call..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Bits of "Legionnaire Business"
  21. 20. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Action Comics
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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