Superboy #204
(September-October 1974)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume
26
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-06-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
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 #107.


The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2167
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy]; Anti-Lad
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl are in their present-day costumes on the cover, not the costumes they wear in the flashback story it reflects.

The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2092
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Colossal Boy; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5]; Anti-Lad
Synopsis
The Legionnaires ponder a photo in their archives featuring a Legionnaire no one remembers, Anti-Lad. The readers are told how a time traveller from the far-distant future saw Superboy being rejected by the Legion in his initial tryout and went to the Legion's time to make sure they gave the Boy of Steel a second chance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

In the sequences related to Superboy's initiation tests, the Legionnaires are wearing their classic Silver Age costumes, not the versions they wore in the actual story.

Brainiac 5's Secret Weakness! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2080
Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Boy; Brainiac 5; Supergirl; Saturn Girl
Synopsis
Brainiac 5 misses Supergirl so much his subconscious mind creates an android version of her. When Brainy and his android get into trouble, the real Supergirl saves them and announces she is leaving the Legion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2164
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear creators of the greatest comics...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mon-El; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl

Indexer Notes

Excerpts from letters.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Brainiac 5's Secret Weakness!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. ["Dear creators of the greatest comics..."]
    Super-Talk
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