(January 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-11-29
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Ferro Lad; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Princess Projectra]; Fatal Five [Mano; Emerald Empress; Persuader; Validus; Tharok]
Reprints

The Fatal Five! Part I: To Save a Galaxy! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ferro Lad; Superboy; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Fatal Five [Tharok; Emerald Empress; Validus; Persuader; Mano]
Synopsis
As a last resort, the Legion decides to enlist the villainous Fatal Five to defend Earth from the Sun-Eater.
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[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
Your first model, Tommy?
Characters
Cap
Synopsis
display tips

Indexer Notes

Idea from Ruben Aquino, Koza City, Okinawa.

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

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

Part II: An S.O.S. to Evil! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts); Curt Swan (pencils)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ferro Lad; Princess Projectra; Superboy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Fatal Five [Tharok; Emerald Empress; Validus; Persuader; Mano]
Synopsis
The Legionnaires set out to collect each of the Fatal Five.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Leonard Rosenberg, Thomas Walsh, Connie Wagner, Ronald Hietala, Irene Vartanoff, David Lewin, James Haggenmiller, Eric Sarya, Alan Eilers, Benjamin Weiser, and Bobby Pet.

The Origin of Cosmic Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

Know Your Legionnaires / text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy
Synopsis
origin of Cosmic Boy
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Fatal Five! Part I: To Save a Galaxy!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. ["Your first model, Tommy?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Part II: An S.O.S. to Evil!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Champs Against Odds!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  8. 7. The Origin of Cosmic Boy
    Know Your Legionnaires
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