(May 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-03-29
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
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-Stalag of Space! (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; Matter-Eater Lad; Element Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Nardo
Reprints

The Super-Stalag of Space! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Element Lad; Matter-Eater Lad; Superboy; Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Duo Damsel; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo); Mon-El (cameo)]; Nardo; Plant Lad; Shadow Kid; Blockade Boy; Weight Wizard
Synopsis
A team of Legionnaires attempts to free Brainiac 5 from a prisoner of war camp and end up prisoners themselves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Superboy" is actually a Durlan who is frozen in that form.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Cap, I want to enter my model in a contest...
Characters
Cap
Synopsis
how to win model contests

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

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

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Part II: The Test of Brainiac 5! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Invisible Kid; Element Lad; Light Lass; Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel]; Nardo; Weight Wizard; Plant Lad; Blockade Boy
Synopsis
Several prisoners mount escape attempts, but their failures point to a spy in their midst.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

The Millionaire Pupil! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
Superboy teaches a spoiled rich kid a lesson.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Stalag of Space!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Super-Stalag of Space!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. ["Mr. Cap, I want to enter my model in a contest..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. Part II: The Test of Brainiac 5!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. The Millionaire Pupil!
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
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