([October] 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 30.95 CAD
Pages
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On-sale Date
2004-08-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-4012-0338-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941244211 00111
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects The Legion (DC, 2001 series) #25-30 and material from The Legion Secret Files 3003 (DC, 2003 series).


Foundations (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Tony Harris; Tom Feister
Inks
Tony Harris; Tom Feister
Colors
Tony Harris; Tom Feister
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; M'Onel; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Saturn Girl; Apparition; Cosmic Boy; Sensor; Shikari; Chameleon; Spark]; Superboy [Conner Kent]
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Indexer Notes

Per Tom Feister, he and Tony Harris worked co-operatively on all three aspects of their Legion artwork.

Foundations (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista (pp. 4-9, 13, 19, 22, 29, 34-36); Eric Wight (pp. 1-3, 37-38); Tony Harris (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Tom Feister (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Dave Cockrum (pp. 14-18); Paul Rivoche (pp. 23-28)
Inks
Robin Riggs (pp. 4-9, 13, 19, 22, 29, 34-36); Chip Wallace (pp. 4-9, 13, 19, 22, 29, 34-36); Doug Hazlewood (pp. 4-9, 13, 19, 22, 29, 34-36); Eric Wight (pp. 1-3, 37-38); Tony Harris (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Tom Feister (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Al Milgrom (pp. 14-18); Paul Rivoche (pp. 23-28)
Colors
Sno Cone (colors and seps, pp. 4-9, 13-19, 22, 29, 34-36); Eric Wight (pp. 1-3, 37, 38); Tony Harris (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Tom Feister (pp. 10-12, 20-21, 30-33); Paul Rivoche (pp. 23-28)
Letters
Jared Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Element Lad; Spark; Triad; Livewire; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Shikari; Brainiac 5; Apparition; Wildfire; Gear; Violet]; Clark Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; servants of Darkseid [as Saturn Girl; as Cosmic Boy; as Livewire]; Legion Cadets [Amp Girl; Retro; Babbage]; Mekt Ranzz [also as Lightning Lord (in flashback)]; President Winema Wazzo; Superboy [Conner Kent]
Synopsis
In the 20th century, Clark Kent is taken by the Legion founders. In the 31st century, the Legionnaires are preparing for Foundation Day celebrating the founding of the Legion. After Kid Quantum addresses the crowd, which includes the first class of the Legion Cadet Program, Cosmic Boy joins other Legionnaires on Braal dealing with a decaying stargate. There, Apparition discovers her mother, President Wazzo, has recovered Superboy. When Cosmic Boy returns to Legion World, he and Saturn Girl come face to face with Element Lad. Meanwhile, Clark Kent discovers that he has been taken to Apokolips.
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Indexer Notes

"Celebrating 45 Years of the Legion" and "Dedicated to Otto Binder and Al Plastino." Per Tom Feister, he and Tony Harris worked co-operatively on all three aspects of their Legion artwork.

Foundations, Part Two (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista
Inks
Chip Wallace
Colors
Sno Cone (colors and seps)
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sensor; Spark; Umbra; Shikari; Ultra Boy; Ferro; Star Boy; Apparition; Cosmic Boy; Violet; Livewire; Saturn Girl; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Brainiac 5; Triad; Dreamer]; Darkseid; Orion; Green Lantern; Lobo; Big Barda; Firestorm; servants of Darkseid; Superboy [Conner Kent]; Clark Kent; Trudy Trusoe; Catastrophists; Thanagarian; Athramites
Synopsis
Though worshippers sacrifice themselves for Darkseid, he fails to stir, so his servants declare that the New God needs more sacrifices. Elsewhere, the Legion investigates another stargate and encounter three dark figures who flee in a Boom Tube. Back on Legion World, Livewire deals with his new situation, the leaders assess the encounter at the stargate, and Ferro helps Superboy get a new outfit. Meanwhile, Invisible Kid and Brainiac 5 visit the Time Institute to determine the point in time from which Superboy came, but are interrupted by two more dark figures arriving through a Boom Tube.
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Indexer Notes

Though by the end of the storyline the identities of Clark Kent, Firestorm, Lobo, Orion, and Big Barda are confirmed, it is never made clear just who the Green Lantern, the Thanagarian, or the other heroes the servants of Darkseid collect are.

Foundations, Part Three (Table of Contents: 3)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista
Inks
Chip Wallace; Andy Lanning
Colors
Sno-Cone (colors and seps)
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Brainiac 5; Sensor; Umbra; XS; Star Boy; Shikari; Violet; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Wildfire; Cosmic Boy; Triad; Ferro; Gear; Chuck Taine; Timber Wolf; Spark]; Thanagarian; Orion; Superboy [Conner Kent]; Trudy Trusoe; Catastrophists; Firestorm; Green Lantern
Synopsis
Brainiac 5 and Invisible Kid are unable to stop the invaders at the Time Institute, so Invisible Kid follows them out through their Boom Tube, while Brainiac 5 stays behind to deal with the bomb they left. After the Legion cleans up at the Time Institute, Brainiac 5 determines that the universe is shrinking. Invisible Kid explains this phenomenon, when he determines that the dark figures are sucking the dark matter out of the universe. The Legion rushes to help Invisible Kid and learns that the dark matter being gathered by thousands of stargates is being shunted into a giant Boom Tube.
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Foundations, Part Four (Table of Contents: 4)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista
Inks
Chip Wallace
Colors
Sno Cone (colors and seps)
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Umbra; Shikari; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Saturn Girl; Gear; XS; Chuck Taine; Triad; Livewire; Ferro; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Ultra Boy; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Brainiac 5; Sensor; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Spark; Apparition; Timber Wolf; Star Boy; Dreamer; Umbra]; Clark Kent; Orion; Superboy [Conner Kent]; Trudy Trusoe; servants of Darkseid [as Cosmic Boy; as Livewire; as Saturn Girl]; Catastrophists; Parademons; Darkseid
Synopsis
Clark Kent shakes off the brainwashing of the servants of Darkseid and with the help of his Mother Box heads for Smallville, but with Orion in pursuit. The Legion arrives and protects Clark, driving Orion away. Using Clark's Mother Box, the Legionnaires head to Apokolips just as enough Catastrophists sacrifice themselves to re-animate the statue-like Darkseid and create a Boom Tube from which a second Darkseid arrives.
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Foundations, Part Five (Table of Contents: 5)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista
Inks
Chip Wallace; Robin Riggs
Colors
Sno Cone (colors and seps)
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Chuck Taine; Violet; Cosmic Boy; Star Boy; Sensor; Umbra; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Timber Wolf; Wildfire; Shikari; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Spark; Ultra Boy; Triad; Ferro; Gear; Apparition; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Dreamer; XS; Umbra; Livewire]; Demon [Etrigan]; Jonah Hex; Superboy [Conner Kent]; Darkseid; parademons; Clark Kent; Enemy Ace; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Sgt. Rock; Thomas Wayne; Bruce Wayne; Martha Wayne; Joe Chill; Anti-Monitor; Flash [Barry Allen]; Robin; Batman; Firestorm; Green Lantern; Orion
Synopsis
Darkseid tells his younger self that he has brought him from the distant past to combine his experienced mind with his young body. Though the universe is collapsing across time due to this manipulation, Darkseid explains that he has had his servants gather dark matter to deflect the wave of collapsing time. But the younger Darkseid calls the Legion to his side against his older rival. During the fight, other Legionnaires plan to go back in time before the event which caused the collapse of time. But before they can, the younger Darkseid grabs Orion and turns his son's power on his older self.
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Foundations, The Final Chapter (Table of Contents: 6)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Chris Batista
Inks
Chip Wallace
Colors
Sno Cone (colors & seps)
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Violet; Livewire; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Spark; Ultra Boy; Ferro; Umbra; Gear; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Star Boy; Apparition; Sensor; Shikari; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Timber Wolf]; Superboy [Conner Kent]; parademons; Darkseid; Big Barda; Firestorm; Lobo; Mr. Miracle; Oberon; Clark Kent
Synopsis
After a brief fight, the four latecomer Legionnaires realize that the defeated Darkseid had not successfully prepared for collapsing time, so they travel back in time to the moment right after the Darkseid from the past arrived in the future through a Boom Tube. As the quartet drives the Darkseid from the past back to his own era, the remaining Legionnaires fight the present-day Darkseid. Weakening, the contemporary Darkseid has to take back power from his servants, who are returned to their former lives, until a confrontation with Clark Kent ends with Darkseid down and Clark back to normal.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Foundations
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Foundations
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Foundations, Part Two
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Foundations, Part Three
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Foundations, Part Four
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Foundations, Part Five
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Foundations, The Final Chapter
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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