(September 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
32
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-06-25
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, credited); Jack C. Harris (editor, credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound (#300)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #180.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Giordano [as dg] (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano [as dg] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-404
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm worried about Element Lad!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Element Lad; Dou Damsel; Bouncing Boy; Colossal Boy
Synopsis
Element Lad is floating unconscious in space.
Reprints

Superscale (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

To Bottle a Genie! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
Jimmy Janes (credited)
Inks
Dave Hunt (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Milt Snapinn (credited)

Job Number
J-6641
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Element Lad; Duo Damsel; Bouncing Boy; Colossal Boy]; Kantuu; Tage; Rin; Guardians of The Universe (cameo); Djinn (cameo)
Synopsis
The Legion must find a way to re-bottle the genie Kantuu, whose bottle has been destroyed and who intends to recruit other Djinn as an army to conquer planets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Djinn were a warrior race that attacked Oa. When defeated by the Guardians, they were placed in bottles of green energy and their sentence involved serving whomever released them. It is presumed that the green energy is what forces them to serve and allows them to grant wishes.

Get The Newest Number Yum! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Matter of Good Taste (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Batgirl / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkey Aquarium / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Grounded Legionnaires (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Dave Hunt (credited)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Job Number
J-6716
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass [Tasmia Malor]; Mon-El; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]; Commander Hagbard; Vibrex
Synopsis
At Legion headquarters, Shadow Lass uses a computer log to relate the story of the Legion battle with Vibrex, to explain the history of the Legion Flight Rings to some school children.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References Adventure Comics #305, in which Mon-El created element 152 that powers the flight rings.

It's Almost Ready! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-553

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Jay Sport, Art Young, and Lee Cantin.

Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Power! Accuracy! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm worried about Element Lad!"]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Superscale
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. To Bottle a Genie!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Get The Newest Number Yum!
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  6. 5. A Matter of Good Taste
    Hostess Twinkies; Batgirl
  7. 6. Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkey Aquarium
  8. 7. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit
  9. 8. [Write Right Now!]
  10. 9. The Grounded Legionnaires
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. It's Almost Ready!
    DC Comics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  13. 12. Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  14. 13. Power! Accuracy!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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