(March 1968)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1968-01-30
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.


Battle for the Championship of the Universe! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Karate Kid]; Fatal Five [Validus; Persuader; Tharok; Mano; Emerald Empress]
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The Fight for the Championship of the Universe! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Morris Waldinger (page 1 only?); Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Karate Kid; Superboy; Brainiac 5]; Shadow Lass; Fatal Five [Validus; Emerald Empress; Tharok; Persuader; Mano]
Synopsis
The Legion discovers that the Fatal Five were behind the belligerence of Talok VIII, while the Fatal Five head to Earth and its Universal Weapons Control Panel. But the Fatal Five discover they need a third key held at Legion Headquarters to operate the weapon. By the time they get there it is being defended by the returned Legionnaires.
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Keywords
Talok VIII

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

Part II: Showdown for Shadow Lass! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Karate Kid; Cosmic Boy; Shadow Lass]; Fatal Five [Validus; Tharok; Emerald Empress; Persuader; Mano]
Synopsis
The Legionnaires fight the Fatal Five long enough for the U.P. Forces to come to their rescue and force the Five to flee.
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Indexer Notes

Shadow Lass is made a member of the Legion in this story.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mitchell Porten, D. Kendrick, Fe A. Panganiban, Andy Franklin, and Rob Evans

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Located at the bottom of the letter page.

Date of filing: October 7, 1967. Total Paid Circulation: 412,800 (Average), 443,400 (Closest to Filing Date).

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle for the Championship of the Universe!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Fight for the Championship of the Universe!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Part II: Showdown for Shadow Lass!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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