The Best of DC #24 [Direct]
(May 1982)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-01-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Mike W. Barr (credited) (editor); Dick Giordano (credited) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1982 DC Comics Inc.

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

Murder in Glass! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ernie Colón (signed as Colón)
Inks
Ernie Colón (signed as Colón)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-866
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Light Lass; Shadow Lass; Cosmic Boy]; President Marte Allon

Best of DC -- The Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Chapter 1: Murder in Glass (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited as Tony Tollin)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
J-8023
Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Karate Kid; Wildfire]; President Marte Allon

Indexer Notes

new framing sequence

Chapter 2: The Colossal Failure! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Jim Shooter (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Jack Abel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Superboy; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5]; Chemical King (intro); Legion Academy (intro); Pollor; Gorko; Mr. Allon; Marte Allon
Synopsis
Colossal Boy's parents are kidnapped, forcing him to betray the Legion.
Reprints

Chapter 3: School for Super-Villains! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Shrinking Violet; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Legion Academy; Chemical King; Timber Wolf
Reprints

Chapter 3, Part II: Robbing and Recking and Rotten Tricks! (Table of Contents: 5)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Timber Wolf (joins); Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Chemical King (joins); Duo Damsel (cameo); Star Boy (cameo); Phantom Girl (cameo); Karate Kid (image)]; Legion of Super-Villains [Spider Girl; Radiation Roy; Ronn Kar; Lightning Lord; Tarik the Mute; Nemesis Kid]; Mr. Allon; Marte Allon
Reprints

Chapter 4: Murder in Glass (Table of Contents: 6)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Karate Kid (cameo); Wildfire (cameo)]; President Marte Allon; Tarik's android

Indexer Notes

new framing sequence

Meet the Legion! (Table of Contents: 7)

Legion of Super-Heroes / character profile / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy; Dawnstar; Dream Girl; Duo Damsel; Element Lad; Karate Kid; Light Lass; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Phantom Girl; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Shadow Lass; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Timber Wolf; Ultra Boy; Wildfire; Chemical King (statue); Ferro Lad (statue); Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg] (statue)]

Indexer Notes

Illustrations and descriptions of Legion members, headquarters, and cruiser.

Invisible Invader! (Table of Contents: 8)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska (credited)
Inks
George Tuska (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chemical King; Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Superboy (cameo)
Synopsis
Chemical King and Invisible Kid have to work together to thwart a criminal who has duplicated Invisible Kid's invisibility serum.
Reprints

The Ghost of Ferro Lad! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Feature Logo
The Legion of Super-Heroes [serif]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Sun Boy; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy]; Ferro Lad (ghost); Pol Krinn
Reprints

Part II: The Phantom's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 10)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Sun Boy; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El (cameo); Duo Damsel (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo); Phantom Girl (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo); Light Lass (cameo)]; Ferro Lad (ghost); Controller
Reprints

Star-Spanning Adventure...and Danger (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

They Battle for a Planet's Throne...and Their Lives! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Swamp Thing Is Back! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

3 Classic Legion Adventures (Table of Contents: 14)

Legion of Super-Heroes / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Ernie Colón
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Princess Projectra; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Chemical King]; Ferro Lad (ghost)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrations and descriptions of inside content.