(August 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
33
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike W. Barr
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

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[Who Is Reflecto?] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-649
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Reflecto; Timber Wolf; Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Light Lass]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number is the same as the cover to the following issue.

We Don't Rest on Our Laurels! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Tragedy at the Top of the World! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gerry Conway (plot); Roy Thomas (script)
Pencils
Jimmy Janes (breakdowns); Bruce Patterson (finished art)
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7247
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Timber Wolf; Light Lass; Blok; Karate Kid; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Colossal Boy; Mon-El; Princess Projectra; Bouncing Boy; Shadow Lass]; Reflecto; Grimbor the Chainsman; Marte Ida Allon
Synopsis
The Legion must battle Grimbor, who accuses them of having caused Charma's death, while all the time Grimbor's Cosmic Chains are drawing ever tighter around Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brainiac 5 and Dream Girl appear on the Legion Roll Call on the splash page, but not in the story, while Shadow Lass is omitted from the Roll Call.

Superman vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman; 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
Roy Thomas (letter replies); Mike W. Barr [as MWB] (Next Issue box)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Jack, LEGION #272 brings us another...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mike Blake, Fred Averich, and Pat Estes.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Who Is Reflecto?]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. We Don't Rest on Our Laurels!
  3. 2. Tragedy at the Top of the World!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Superman vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits
    Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. ["Dear Jack, LEGION #272 brings us another..."]
    The Legion Outpost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Benjamin Beck
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
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