(March 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969-01-30
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Duo Damsel]
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Indexer Notes

Curt Swan credit verified by nealadams.com; pencils previously credited to Neal Adams.

Twelve Hours to Live! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Win Mortimer
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid]; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
During a celebration of Brainiac 5's birthday, the Legionnaires are poisoned. While Superboy and Duo Damsel struggle with telling their parents, Karate Kid heads out on a suicide mission in search of the Fatal Five.
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Part 2: In the Shadow of Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts); Win Mortimer (pencils)
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Duo Damsel]; The Fatal Five [Validus; Persuader; Tharok; Emerald Empress; Mano]; Myron Marks
Synopsis
Karate Kid takes on the Fatal Five solo, and disrupts their plans, then returns to Legion headquarters, where all the Legionnaires seemingly drop dead.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Twelve Hours to Live!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Part 2: In the Shadow of Death!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
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