This feature includes parts three and four of the five part Earthwar Saga. The first two parts were reprinted in Superman Presents Superboy Comic #122 and #123. The final part was reprinted in Super Star Team (Federal, 1983 series) #nn.
The stories in this issue have been combined with two pages (including the title page) removed from the story in Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #244. The story is presented in five parts: Chapter 1, Earth's last stand; Chapter 2, Hunt for a Hyper-Beam; Chapter 3, The Last Chance (including the actual first chapter from #244); Chapter 4: The Last Line of Defense (originally Chapter 2 from #244); and Chapter 5, The Secret of the Earthwar (originally Chapter 3 from #244).
The origin of Superboy's cape pouch.