Superboy #197
(September 1973)

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Volume
25
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of Mar., May, Aug. and Dec.)
On-sale Date
1973-06-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #97.


Timber Wolf, Dead Hero, Live Executioner (Table of Contents)

A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1793
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Timber Wolf; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Element Lad]; Superboy
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Indexer Notes

Legion of Super-Heroes first share cover billing.

Timber Wolf: Dead Hero, Live Executioner! (Table of Contents: 1)

A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-1735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Timber Wolf; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Phantom Girl; Duo Damsel; Ultra Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Chemical King]; Superboy; Lana Lang; The President of Earth; Tyr
Synopsis
Timber Wolf returns from a mission where he was presumed dead, and while being honored, attacks the President of Earth. After Timber Wolf is seemingly cured of his apparent mind-control, Saturn Girl tails him, discovers Tyr has been mind-controlling him, and helps him prevent the destruction of Legion headquarters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives. Lightning Lad has a new costume and Timber Wolf has a new costume and appearance beginning this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Super Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Curt Swan ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1780
Characters
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Header illustration of Superboy. Letter excerpts from Robert Diaz, Mark Smiley, Walter Jahnke, Scott Gibson, Zachary Wonderful, Will Nash and Leigh Strother-Vien. David Orloff, Tom Walter, Letter King, Richard Foster, Robert Jackson, Greg Herried, Steve Ahearn, Rich Roder, Kari Smartt, Sarah Finnegan, Buddy Baker, Keith Griffin, Mary Ann Revetti, Rene Manuel, Richard Fox, Mike Goodman and Scott M. Sherman are also noted as letter writers. LSH Fan Clubs by Mike Flynn and Scott Taylor are also mentioned.

The Shadow (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Shadow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Slay-Away Plan (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B1689
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Crooks stage a killing in order to steal valuable paintings. However Lana sleuths out the plan.
Reprints

The DC Apprentice Program (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Timber Wolf, Dead Hero, Live Executioner
    A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Timber Wolf: Dead Hero, Live Executioner!
    A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Super Talk
  4. 3. The Shadow
    The Shadow
  5. 4. The Slay-Away Plan
    Superboy
  6. 5. The DC Apprentice Program
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes