Superboy #209
(June 1975)

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Volume
27
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of May, July, Nov., Jan.)
On-sale date
1975-03-11
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 #116.


Who Will Save the Princess? (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2453
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra
Reprints

The Spy (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Who Can Save the Princess? (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2408
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Timber Wolf [Brin Londo]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Princess Projectra [Projectra Wind'zzor]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Superboy [Kal-El]]; Duo Damsel [Lluornu Durgo Taine]
Synopsis
The Legionnaires must siphon off Princess Projectra's pain in order to allow her to survive the Pain Plague.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

Duo Damsel is stated to be a Legion Reservist. Karate Kid is shown changing from his Silver Age outfit to the Bronze Age one.

Hero for a Day (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
B-2421
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Star Boy [Thom Kallor]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Chemical King [Condo Arlik]]; Flynt Brojj
Synopsis
While giving a tour to a special fan, the Legion receives a dangerous Witch Wolf. When the Legionnaires fail to subdue the animal, Flynt Brojj realizes that the Legionnaires are victims of a mass hypnotic spell.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

The character of Flynt Brojj was named for two Legion fans, Mike Flynn and Harry Broertjes, who produced the Legion Outpost fanzine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Super-Talk / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff; Jim Shooter
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2452
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Editor's Note: Dust off the welcome mat!
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Boltinoff tells how Jim Shooter came to write the Legion again and includes a short autobiographical essay by Shooter.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1974.
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 225,427.
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 260,480.
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Will Save the Princess?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Spy
    Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Who Can Save the Princess?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Hero for a Day
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. ["Editor's Note: Dust off the welcome mat!"]
    Super-Talk
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
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