(January 1998)

DC, 1998 Series
 
Price
4.95 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1997-11-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941210728 00111
Editing
KC Carlson; Frank Berrios (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

The cover title is "LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES SECRET FILES AND ORIGINS", but the indicia reads "LEGION: SECRET FILES".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Inks
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Colors
Patrick Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy; Apparition; Live Wire; Brainiac 5; Ferro; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid]; Koko

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Patrick Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Spark; Kinetix; Ultra Boy; Live Wire; Cosmic Boy; Leviathan; Gates; Saturn Girl; Andromeda; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Chameleon; Violet; Brainiac 5; Triad; XS; Star Boy]
Reprints

Legionnaires Three (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Peyer; Tom McCraw (co-plot)
Pencils
Jeffrey Moy
Inks
W. C. Carani
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
Pat Brosseau

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Live Wire; R. J. Brande; Triad [as Luornu Durgo]; Tenzil
Synopsis
Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, and Live Wire foil a second assassination attempt on R. J. Brande

Indexer Notes

Details about the founding of the Legion.

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

Cosmic Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Lee Moder
Inks
Ron Boyd
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

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

Live Wire / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Chris Sprouse
Inks
Karl Story
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Live Wire

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Saturn Girl / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Jeffrey Moy
Inks
W. C. Carani
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Saturn Girl

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Triad / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Leonard Kirk
Inks
Bob Almond
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Triad

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Apparition / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Apparition

Indexer Notes

background information

Interview: Shvaugh Erin (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Peyer
Pencils
W. C. Carani
Inks
W. C. Carani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Shvaugh Erin; Brad Majors

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Invisible Kid / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Norm Rapmund
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Kid

Indexer Notes

background information

Guided Tour: Legion Outpost (Table of Contents: 10)

character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Jeffrey Moy
Inks
Philip Moy
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Xs / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Humberto Ramos
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Xs

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Chameleon / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Ron Boyd
Inks
Ron Boyd
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Chameleon

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Brainiac 5 / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Lee Moder
Inks
Ron Boyd
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brainiac 5

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Violet / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Philip Moy
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Violet

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Spark / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Jeffrey Moy
Inks
W. C. Carani
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spark

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Kinetix / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Barry Kitson
Inks
Barry Kitson
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kinetix

Indexer Notes

background information

What Did the Legion Do for Money When They Were Stranded in the 20th Century? (Table of Contents: 17)

Legion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Peyer
Pencils
Todd Nauck
Inks
Lary Stucker
Colors
?
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Gates; Spark; Saturn Girl; Ferro

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Star Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Jason Armstrong
Inks
Ron Boyd
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

M'onel / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Mike Collins
Inks
Drew Garaci
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
M'onel

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Element Lad / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Element Lad

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Gates / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Jason Armstrong
Inks
Ron Boyd
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gates

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Ultra Boy / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Cully Hamner
Inks
Cully Hamner
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ultra Boy

Indexer Notes

background information

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Umbra / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
Phil Jimenez
Inks
Phil Jimenez
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Umbra

Indexer Notes

background information

Legion Chronology (Table of Contents: 24)

Timeline: LSH / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McCraw
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

A recap of Legion adventures, sorted by a report number that matches issue numbers in the real world.

The Roll Call (Table of Contents: 25)

Legion / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Inks
Phil Jimenez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sun-Eater; Comet Queen; Lume; Chameleon; Sister Andromeda; Atmos; Triad; M'Onel; Superboy [Kon-El]; Mordru; Thunder; Supergirl; Pr'n TinG Er'rr; Validus; a Brain Globe; Empress; Buck Bond; Evisceratronic; Scavenger; Slipstream; Starfinger; Chronos; Dirk Morgna; Konk; Aven; Dragonmage; Violet; Ultra Boy; Apparition; Insect Queen; Tharok; Mano; Persuader; C.O.M.P.U.T.O.; Sklarian Raider; Monstress; Color Kid; President Jeanne Chu; Beast Boy; Fire Lad; Night Girl; Evolvo; R.J. Brande; Tiffany Cross; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Live Wire; Lightning Lord; Invisible Kid; Marla Latham; Roderick Doyle; Quicksand; Mysa; Tomb; Holdur; Khund Warrior; Composite Man; Warden; Brawler; Nara Minsork; Leland McCauley; Winema Wazzo; Gigi Cusimano; Science Police Officer Deacon; Cannus; Sensor; Chlorophyll Kid; Kid Quantum [Jazmin Cullen]; Splitter; Ferro; Star Boy; Dreamer; Element Lad; Gas Girl; Rond Vidar; Karate Kid; Spider Girl; Particon; Inferno; Polar Boy; Tenzil Kem; Stone Boy; XS; Kinetix; Dr. Ryk'rr; Caress; Bandarkat; Titanor; Bur Rac; Gates; Spark; Umbra; Brainiac 5; Koko; Shvaugh Erin; Magno; Radion; Chuck Taine; Impulse; Atharamites; Roxxas; Dr. Gym'll; Lori Morning; Mantis Morlo; Phantom Lad; Density; Ze Tongue; Cherry Bomb; Time Trapper; Pulsar Stargrave; Emerald Eye; White Triangle Gang; Tangleweb; Proty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A pinup of all the supporting Legion cast, and a key to them. The title is from the table of contents.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Legionnaires Three
    Legion
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cosmic Boy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Live Wire
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Saturn Girl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Triad
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Apparition
  9. 8. Interview: Shvaugh Erin
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Invisible Kid
  11. 10. Guided Tour: Legion Outpost
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Xs
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Chameleon
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Brainiac 5
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Violet
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Spark
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Kinetix
  18. 17. What Did the Legion Do for Money When They Were Stranded in the 20th Century?
    Legion
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Star Boy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    M'onel
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Element Lad
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Gates
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Ultra Boy
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Umbra
  25. 24. Legion Chronology
    Timeline: LSH
  26. 25. The Roll Call
    Legion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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