(March 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1966-01-27
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 Legionnaire Who Killed! (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 [Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy]; Dream Girl; Kenz Nuhor
Reprints

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Inside front cover. Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Part I: The Legionnaire Who Killed! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg (p. 2-8); Milton Snapinn (p. 1)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid; Sun Boy (cameo); Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo)]; Kenz Nuhor; Dream Girl; Calamity King; Color Kid
Synopsis
Star Boy kills in self-defense and is put on trial by the Legion.
Reprints
Keywords
Karak (planet); trial

Painting a Model Car! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6363
Characters
Cap
Synopsis
painting a model car

Indexer Notes

Part one is in Action Comics #335 and Detective Comics #349.

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Paul Laginis, Amy Behrens, Uday Saraiya, C. Alexander, Brian Hoya, Wayne Tanenbaum, Jeff Woods, Jack Stevenson, and Roger O'Connor. Bits of Legionnaire Business from: David Krels (Porcupine Pete), Greg Sanchez (Glass Girl), Betty Borbely (Colorless Kate), Sal Iacopelli (Negative Nell), Greg Kent (Rocket Roy), and Phillip Cano III (Disappearing Dan).

Also, it is acknowledged that Color Kid (who is introduced in this issue) was earlier suggested by Jeff Greenberg.

Part II: The Verdict of the Legion! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Star Boy; Element Lad; Superboy; Light Lass; Duo Damsel; Matter-Eater Lad; Mon-El; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Supergirl (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Phantom Girl; Shrinking Violet (cameo)]; Dream Girl; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Polar Boy; Night Girl; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy]; Proty II; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Star Boy is voted out of the Legion on a 10-9 vote, and joins the Subs, who had just added Dream Girl to their ranks.
Reprints

The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pete Ross (introduction); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
Clark Kent becomes friends with a new boy in town, but Pete Ross seems to be trying to prove that Clark Kent is Superboy.
Reprints
Keywords
trophy room

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn. We formerly credited this reprint to Leo Dorfman.

"A Hall of Fame Classic"

Superboy's measurements are given as: Height 5 foot 10 inches, Weight: 149 pounds, Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 30 inches.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With my x-ray vision I see a scuba diver trapped in weeds under water...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle spots a scuba diver trapped underwater in the weeds. As he is helping the man, two octopuses threaten to attack. Super-Turtle ties their arms in knots in order to give him enough time to free the diver.
Reprints

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: October 1st, 1965. No sales given.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. Part I: The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Painting a Model Car! Part 2
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  7. 6. Part II: The Verdict of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent!
    Superboy
  9. 8. ["With my x-ray vision I see a scuba diver trapped in weeds under water..."]
    Super-Turtle
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
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