(March 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
1982-11-30
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-215
Genre
superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

[Mettle] (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
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-8483
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Timber Wolf; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl (flashback); Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl]; Night Girl; Cyfril; Matter-Eater Lad; Dr. Gym'll; Hu Krinn (flashback); Ewa Krinn (flashback); Pol Krinn (flashback); R. J. Brande (flashback); Dr. Chang; Chameleon Boy
Synopsis
After Cosmic Boy's mother dies from injuries sustained in a bombing, he goes after the men responsible and nearly kills them before restraining himself.

Indexer Notes

Legion origin retold.

There is no title printed in the story, however the previous issue (#295) lists the next issue title as "Mettle."

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1197

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Kent A. Phenis; A. Goodwin; Andrew MacLaney.

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

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

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
L-1197
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi there! Rokk Krinn, resident 20th Century history buff...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy; Paul Levitz
Synopsis
Ostensibly a biography of Keith Giffen, narrated by Cosmic Boy.

Indexer Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. This sequence added by Steven Tice.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [Mettle]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  5. 4. ["Hi there! Rokk Krinn, resident 20th Century history buff..."]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Roy Lyons
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed