([January] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
6.95 USD; 11.50 CAD
Pages
84
On-sale date
2003-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
?
Barcode
761941236469 00111
Editing
Mort Weisinger (editor- original series); Bob Greenberger (senior editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Supergirl; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl]; Krypto; Streaky
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Indexer Notes

Cover recreated by Ordway from the original Superboy 147 (DC, 1949 Series) cover by Curt Swan and Neal Adams.

[DC Comics Archives] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superboy; Krypto
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Indexer Notes

Header illustration of Superboy and Krypto.

The Origin of the Legion! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Supergirl; Sun Boy; Superboy; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Triplicate Girl [Luornu Durgo]; Invisible Kid; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Shrinking Violet; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Mon-El] (origin); R.J. Brande; Lightning Lord [as Mekt Ranzz]
Synopsis
Three youths with fantastic powers, Lightning Lad, Cosmic Boy, and Saturn Girl, save billionaire R.J. Brande, who bankrolls them in an organization meant to emulate Superboy and Supergirl, the Legion of Super-Heroes. The three get themselves snazzy new outfits, select a leader and create a constitution. Triplicate Girl and Phantom Girl are the next to join.
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Keywords
Korbal; Metropolis; Saturn; Science Police; United Planets; Winath

Indexer Notes

Story reveals that R.J. Brande came up with the names for Lightning Lad and Cosmic Boy.

[Power Battery Replica] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Boy with Ultra-Powers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah; "Gary Crane"]; Marla ["Ben Crane"]; Pete Ross; Krypto; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Ultra Boy must discover Superboy's secret identity as an initiation test for the Legion. Marla gives Pete Ross an invite to the Legion Headquarters.
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Keywords
Smallville

[Aquaman Archives Volume 1] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Legion of Super-Traitors! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang, Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; General Zod; Mon-El]; Legion of Super-Pets [Krypto; Streaky; Super-Monkey; Super-Horse]; Brain-Globes of Rambat; Superboy Robots
Synopsis
Superboy is attacked by his friends in the Legion, under the evil influence of the Brain-Globes of Rambat. After the Legionnaires regain their senses, they gather four super-pets to defeat the Brain-Globes. The Legionnaires officially name them the Legion of Super-Pets, an animal branch of the the Legion of Super-Heroes.
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Keywords
Asteroid Z; Midvale; Phobos; Smallville

[JLA] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Batman in the Fifties (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends! (Table of Contents: 10)

Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy]; Lori Lemaris; Jerro; Krypto; Brainiac (flashback); Koko (flashback); Linda Robot
Synopsis
Supergirl and Brainiac 5 join the Legion.
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Keywords
Kandor; Metropolis; Midvale

Superman in the Fifties (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Sun Boy (impostor); Tom Tanner; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy]; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Chief Parker
Synopsis
Superboy meets new Legion member Sun Boy (who is later revealed to be an impostor). Meanwhile, reform school escapee Tom Tanner (a double for Clark Kent) tries to take over Clark's life in Smallville.
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[DC Comics Collected Editions] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Legion of Super-Villains! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman] (first Adult Legion appearance); Legion of Super-Villains [Cosmic King (intro, origin); Lightning Lord [Mekt Ranzz] (intro, origin); Saturn Queen (intro, origin)] (intro, origin, villains); Lex Luthor (villain); Superman; Lois Lane (illusion)
Synopsis
Luthor contacts and teams up with Legion of Super-Villains from 30th Century. An adult Legion of Super-Heroes comes to 20th Century to help Superman.
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Keywords
Korbal; Metropolis; Venus

The Lore of the Legion (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
The author covers the major events in the published history of the Legion of Super-Heroes.
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[Batman and Robin Deluxe Action Figure Set] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Archives Vol. 1] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[His Legend Continues!] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [DC Comics Archives]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Origin of the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [Power Battery Replica]
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. The Boy with Ultra-Powers!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [Aquaman Archives Volume 1]
    Aquaman
  8. 7. The Legion of Super-Traitors!
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. [JLA]
    JLA
  10. 9. Batman in the Fifties
    Batman
  11. 10. Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends!
    Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. Superman in the Fifties
    Superman
  13. 12. The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. [DC Comics Collected Editions]
  15. 14. The Legion of Super-Villains!
    Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes
  16. 15. The Lore of the Legion
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  17. 16. [Batman and Robin Deluxe Action Figure Set]
    Batman
  18. 17. [T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Archives Vol. 1]
    T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents
  19. 18. [His Legend Continues!]
    the Spirit
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