Superboy #212
(October 1975)

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Volume
27
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of Nov., Feb., May and Aug.)
On-sale date
1975-07-15
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; Jack Harris (assistant editor)
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 #120.


Death Stroke at Dawn (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
B-2595
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Superboy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Matter-Eater Lad; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Phantom Girl; Shadow Lass (vignette); Brainiac 5 (vignette); Mon-El (vignette); Saturn Girl (vignette)]; Calorie Queen; Magno Lad; Phantom Lad; Micro Lad
Reprints

Last Fight for a Legionnaire (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
B-2488
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Timber Wolf [Brin Londo]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Superboy [Kal-El]; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Matter-Eater Lad [Tenzil Kem]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Ferro Lad [Andrew Nolan](statue)]; Chameleon Kid [Toog Lintens]; Magno Lad [Kort Greez]; Esper Lass [Meta Ulnoor]; Phantom Lad [Solon Darga]; Calorie Queen [Taryn Loy]; Micro Lad [Lalo Muldron]; Agent Bek
Synopsis
Six Legion applicants from the same planets as six Legionnaires challenge them for their positions on the team. Tenzil gets drafted by his home planet of Bismoll to run for polictical office.
Reprints
Keywords
Bismoll

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives. Page removed from story at last minute printed in black & white in Amazing World of DC Comics #9 and in color in Legion Archives and 1,050 Years reprints. Matter-Eater Lad leaves the Legion.

Minerva Menace! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Death Stroke at Dawn (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
B-2450
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass [Tasmia Mallor]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz](cameo); Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen] (cameo); Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna] (cameo)]; Night Girl [Lydda Jath]; Hunk; "Crafty" Colson; Gunner; Sinde
Synopsis
Night Girl's efforts to track down "Crafty" Colson and his gang cause a rift between her and Cosmic Boy, but together they take them down.
Reprints
Keywords
Kathoon

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives. Night Girl is in a new costume in this story. Night Girl's origin retold.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Stroke at Dawn
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Last Fight for a Legionnaire
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. A Death Stroke at Dawn
    Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alan Smith
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Denys Howard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes