(May 1969)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969-03-27
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)
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 Amazing Space Odyssey of the Legion! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]]
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The Legion's Space Odyssey! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]; Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Dream Girl [Nura Nal]; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]]
Synopsis
Dream Girl reveals a prophecy to only Superboy, then several Legionnaires are teleported off Earth. Superboy is seemingly killed and the other Legionnaires create a monument for him.
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Indexer Notes

After this issue, the Legion series moves to Action Comics starting with #377.

Part II: The Building of the Ship! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]; Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]]
Synopsis
The Legionnaires build their own spaceship and head for home, but have to crashland on a watery world.
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#7: Detective Comics #27 (Table of Contents: 3)

Fact File / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-138
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Batman
Synopsis
Description of other stories in Detective Comics 27 besides the Batman intro story.

Indexer Notes

in celebration of Batman's 30th anniversary

Part III: No Welcome for the Wanderers! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]; Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]]; Legion of Super-Pets [Proty II; Streaky; Krypto; Comet; Beppo]; Skyzznx (death); Alrrk (death)
Synopsis
The Legionnaires make their way home and discover that their odyssey was an effort to keep them from fulfilling Dream Girl's prophecy of their deaths.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
W151

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Clifton Watkins, Robert Reiner, Sharon Karibian, George Walker, Bill Bergeron, Art Scholp, Leonard Philip Zinna.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Amazing Space Odyssey of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Legion's Space Odyssey!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Part II: The Building of the Ship!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. #7: Detective Comics #27
    Fact File
  5. 4. Part III: No Welcome for the Wanderers!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
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