(September 1977)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
29
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-06-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893067009
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Denny O'Neil (story editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #144.


Kill a World! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-530
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Fatal Five [Validus; Emerald Empress; Persuader; Tharok; Mano]
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A Day in the Death of a World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
James Sherman
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4757
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Mon-El; Shadow Lass; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy]; Fatal Five [Validus; Tharok; Emerald Empress; Persuader; Mano]
Synopsis
As the Legion attempts to evacuate the planet Mordan before its star goes nova, they are confronted by the Fatal Five who want the inhabitants of Mordan to be converted into priceless energite when their star explodes, and have taken Karate Kid and Princess Projectra hostage to make sure the Legion doesn't interfere.
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Chapter 2: 3 Hours to... Holocaust! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Mike Netzer
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra]; Fatal Five [Mano; Validus; Persuader; Emerald Empress; Tharok]
Synopsis
After delaying the Legion's efforts to save the inhabitants of Mordan, the Fatal Five regroup on Tharok's ship. The Legion mounts a sneak attack on the ship and tricks Tharok into revealing where the control for the device causing the star to go nova is. But when the Fatal Five is subdued, Tharok causes the ship to self-destruct. The Legion escapes the ship, leaving the Fatal Five behind, but Superboy is certain they will meet them again.
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Indexer Notes

Originally intended for #232 before the title went to giant-size. There are no credits on this story, so Netzer uncredited on item. Artist contacted GCD to correct the credit April 2008.

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L721

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kevin McRae, Gregg Flood and Neil Durbin.

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

The Legion Outpost Extra / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L721A

Indexer Notes

Short bios of half of the Legion members.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kill a World!
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. A Day in the Death of a World!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Chapter 2: 3 Hours to... Holocaust!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost Extra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Roy Lyons
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Jim Van Dore