(April 1978)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
30
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1978-01-24
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); Al Milgrom (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 #152.


The Legion in Chains! (Table of Contents)

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin (signed)
Inks
Jim Starlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-686
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Karate Kid; Dream Girl; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Greetings, Legion Fans! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Milgrom
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the reprint issue with no ads, illustrated with the covers of Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #359 and #360. Located on inside front cover.

The Outlawed Legionnaires! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Job Number
J-5171
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Superboy; Bouncing Boy; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Karate Kid; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Duo Damsel; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Light Lass; Mon-El; Bouncing Boy; Princess Projectra; Supergirl; Shrinking Violet]; Kandro Boltax; R. J. Brande
Synopsis
When the new United Planets President outlaws the Legion, some are sent to the Takron-Galtos prison planet, some are imprisoned on Earth, and the rest go underground.
Reprints

[Part I]: The Legion Chain Gang! (Table of Contents: 3)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Matter-Eater Lad; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Karate Kid; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Phantom Girl; Colossal Boy; Dream Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy]; R. J. Brande; Kandro Boltax; Rond Vidar
Synopsis
The Legionnaires who went underground break out the Legionnaires imprisoned on Earth.
Reprints

Part II: The Legion Spies (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Duo Damsel; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Karate Kid; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Bouncing Boy; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Star Boy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Matter-Eater Lad; Ultra Boy; Superboy; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Dream Girl; Saturn Girl; Princess Projectra]; Universo [also as Kandro Boltax]; Rond Vidar
Synopsis
The Legionnaires on Earth uncover the President's scheme and expose him as the mind-controlling Universo.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Paul Levitz [as PL]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-850

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

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Number 29 E. Nelson Bridwell (Table of Contents: 7)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Michael Catron.

More Time Paradox Syndromes (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Jay L. Zilber
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-686

Indexer Notes

Located on inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legion in Chains!
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Greetings, Legion Fans!
  3. 2. The Outlawed Legionnaires!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [Part I]: The Legion Chain Gang!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Part II: The Legion Spies
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  8. 7. Number 29 E. Nelson Bridwell
    DC Profiles
  9. 8. More Time Paradox Syndromes
    The Legion Outpost Extra
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