(January 1983)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
35
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-09-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Karen Berger (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Atari Force insert included in other January 1983 DC Comics is missing from this issue.
At the bottom of page 13 is a note that "story continues after special insert" and cover has an Atari TM near the UPC.


The Origin of the Universe File! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Keith Giffen ?

Job Number
C-183
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Cosmic Boy; Colossal Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Green Lantern Corps
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Origin of the Universe File-- (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (plot); Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Pencils
Keith Giffen (pp. 1-2, 6, 12, 21-23); Howard Bender (pp. 3-5, 7-11, 13-20)
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-8417
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Timber Wolf; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy (flashback); Saturn Girl (flashback); Lightning Lad (flashback); Colossal Boy (flashback); Triplicate Girl (flashback)]; Circadia Senius (flashback); Guardians of the Universe (flashback); Green Lantern Corps (flashback); Krona (flashback in a flashback); Green Lantern [Vidar; Universo] (flashback)
Synopsis
Blok and Timber Wolf review the files of an early Legion adventure where they encountered the Green Lantern Corps and the Guardians of the Universe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flashback pages of this story were drawn by Bender and Hunt to suggest Curt Swan's style.
Two of the three Green Lanterns in this story appear to be from Xudar and Durla, respectively.

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1136

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Roger Tang; Greg Whitmore; Tommie Dunham; Kenneth R. Holdren; David Anderson; Kevin T. Brown.
Also includes Legion Roll Call - alphabetical listing of Legionnaires with brief descriptions (this issue: Shadow Lass through Wildfire, plus Legion Honorary Members and Substitute Heroes)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of the Universe File!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Origin of the Universe File--
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
This issue was most recently modified by:
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