Superboy #226
(April 1977)

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Volume
29
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1977-01-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893067004
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Denny O'Neil (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #139.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-402
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You wanted to help us, Dawnstar?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Dawnstar; Lightning Lad; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy]
Reprints

The Whole World's Upside Down (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Dazzling Debut of Dawnstar! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
James Sherman
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Elizabeth Safian
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4519
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Star Boy [Thom Kallor]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle] (cameo); Collosal Boy [Gim Allon] (cameo); Timber Wolf [Brin Londo] (cameo); Mon-El [Lar Gand] (cameo); Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn] (cameo); Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby] (cameo)]; Dawnstar (first appearance)
Synopsis
Dawnstar is brought in to track down the boss of the brainwashed raiders that have been stealing resources from the galaxy.
Reprints
Keywords
Earth; Pluto

Indexer Notes

Dawnstar joins the Legion.

Justice for All Includes Children, 10 (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance from Our Prolific Publisher!! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Five Against One (Table of Contents: 5)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Michael Netzer
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Elizabeth Safian
Letters
Bill Morse

Job Number
J-4477
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Superboy [Kal-El]; Element Lad [Jan Arrah]; Timber Wolf [Brin Londo](cameo); Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen] (cameo); Shadow Lass (cameo); Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz] (cameo); Princess Projectra [Projectra Wind'zzor] (cameo); Karate Kid [Val Armorr] (cameo)]; Pulsar Stargrave [Brainiac]
Synopsis
On the planet, Zerox, Brainiac 5 seeks information about Pulsar Stargrave from the sorcerous Starstone, which reveals that Stargrave is not Brainiac 5's father, but the original android, Brainiac.
Reprints
Keywords
Zerox

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Denny O'Neil; Paul Levitz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
#L-624
Characters
Mon-El; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Scott Gibson, Elizabeth M. Smith, Valeria Beasley, Michael Sawczyn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You wanted to help us, Dawnstar?"]
    Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
  2. 1. The Whole World's Upside Down
    Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Dazzling Debut of Dawnstar!
    Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
  4. 3. Justice for All Includes Children, 10
    Superman
  5. 4. And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance from Our Prolific Publisher!!
  6. 5. Five Against One
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Super-Talk
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