(February 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
33
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound (#300)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Who Will Be the Newest Member of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Janes (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Job Number
C-487
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blok; Wildfire; Nightwind; Crystal Kid; Lamprey
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The Secret Origin of Blok! (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Steve Ditko (breakdowns); Frank Chiaramonte (finished art)
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-6846
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Sun Boy; Dawnstar; Lightning Lad; Superboy (flashback); Light Lass (flashback); Shadow Lass (flashback); Ultra Boy (flashback); Timber Wolf (flashback); Mon-El (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Chameleon Boy (cameo)]; Blok; Nightwind [Berta Haris] (introduction); Lamprey [Tayla Skott] (introduction); Crystal Kid [Bobb Kohan] (introduction); Starburst Bandits; Science Police
Synopsis
Wildfire and Dawnstar are testing four Legion Academy recruits to see which will join the Legion. As former enemy Blok recounts his origin, the team is called to recapture the escaped Starburst Bandits. Blok is admitted to the team for stopping the villains single-handedly.
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Indexer Notes

Legion Academy members Nightwind, Lamprey, and Crystal Kid were created by readers Rob Harris, Scott Taylor, and Robert Cohen, whose submissions were first published in the Amazing World of DC Comics fanzine.

Who Are the Heroes? (Table of Contents: 2)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bob Smith (cover); Frank Chiaramonte (pages 1-10); Dennis Jensen (pages 11-15)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Chris King [the Moth; Mega Boy]; Vicki Grant [Futura; Sunspot]; Flying Buttress; Roger Dunbar; Brad Mann; Greg King; Liz King; Gary King
Synopsis
New student Chris King meets Vicki Grant at school who tells him that the house his parents bought is rumored to be haunted. They find two mysterious dials in the attic which enable them to turn into super-heroes.

Indexer Notes

Special Preview Insert between pages 13 & 14 of main story.

Heroes and villains are based on reader submissions: Futura (Jim Simpers); the Moth (Danny Vozzo); Mega Boy (David Cason); Sunspot (Shawn Sherman); Flying Buttress (Steve Mattson).

Feature continues in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #479.

Aquaman and the Space Capsule (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-656

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Todd Horton; Steve Mayo; Scott Katz. Also includes listing of other DC comics edited by Harris on sale this month.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Will Be the Newest Member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Blok!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Who Are the Heroes?
    Dial H for Hero
  4. 3. Aquaman and the Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
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  • Steven Tice
  • Clint Maxwell
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