(March-April 1971)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1971-01-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
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

Also designated on cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G81 and as G-81 on indicia page.

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
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-190
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mon-El; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Lightning Lad
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-201

The Stolen Super-Powers! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-194
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Lightning Lad; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Supergirl]; Lori Lemaris; Zaryan the Conqueror
Synopsis
Saturn Girl tries to sacrifice herself after she finds out that a computer predicts the death of a legionnaire fighting Zaryan, but Lightning Lad dies instead.
Reprints
Keywords
Legion election; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Death of Lightning Lad. Saturn Girl elected Legion leader.

The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-195
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El [as Marvel Lad, the Legionnaire Lemon]; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Superboy (in flashback)]
Synopsis
In tryouts to replace the fallen Lightning Lad, Marvel Lad wows the Legionnaires, who reveals he is Mon-El, now cured by Brainiac 5.
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone; Planet of Weird Monsters

Indexer Notes

Mon-El leaves Phantom Zone permanently.

The Return of Lightning Lad! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-196
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lass [as Lightning Lad]; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad (in flashback and lying in state); Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Brainiac 5]; Proty
Synopsis
Lightning Lad's sister impersonates her dead brother and joins the Legion.
Reprints

Fashions from Fans (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
N-192
Genre
superhero
Characters
Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel; Phantom Girl; Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Karate Kid; Ultra Boy; Princess Projectra; Shadow Lass; Lightning Lad; Night Girl; Chlorophyll Kid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Renderings of costume designs submitted by fans.

Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex (Table of Contents: 6)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru (illustration)
Inks
Mike Esposito (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-193
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ferro Lad (statue); Superboy (statue)
Reprints

Part I: The Super Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Job Number
N-197
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy]; Proty
Synopsis
The Legionnaires try to find a way to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints

Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Job Number
N-198
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad]; Proty
Synopsis
Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Proty dies; Lightning Lad revived

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Stolen Super-Powers!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. The Return of Lightning Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Fashions from Fans
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Part I: The Super Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner