(October-November 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
5
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode
070989321465
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #132.

Indicia: "LIMITED COLLECTORS' EDITION, Vol. 5, No. C-49, Oct.-Nov. 1976. Published bi-monthly by NATIONAL PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS INC., 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019. Copyright © 1976 by National Periodical Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The stories, characters, and incidents mentioned in this magazine are entirely fictional. No actual persons, living or dead, are intended or should be inferred. Printed in U.S.A."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell [as MG] (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell [as MG] (signed)
Colors
Sol Harrison
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1565
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Tyroc; Light Lass; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Chameleon Boy; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Timber Wolf; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Shadow Lass; Wildfire; Element Lad; Chemical King; Phantom Girl]
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1620

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Uses art from cover as background.

Mordru the Merciless! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 23.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts); Curt Swan
Inks
Curt Swan (page 1); Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Job Number
N-1555
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Superboy; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Mordru; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Leah Parker; Lana Lang's mother; "King" Carter; Chief Parker
Synopsis
When Shadow Lass accidentally releases Mordru, four Legionnaires flee to Superboy's time to hide from him. Mordru tries to find the Legionnaires in Smallville, but they refuse to expose themselves. When a group of gangsters tries to take over Smallville, and the Legionnaires encourage the townspeople to defend themselves, the Legionnaires realize they need to return to the future to face Mordru. But as they prepare to time travel, Mordru finds them.
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Indexer Notes

parts 1 and 2

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

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Job Number
N-1627
Characters
Judy Jupiter
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Indexer Notes

A brain teaser; draw the design in one continuous line without crossing.

The Legion's Home Base (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layout); Curt Swan (finished pencils)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Job Number
N-1622
Genre
superhero
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Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
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The Wedding of Bouncing Boy and Duo Damsel! (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bouncing Boy; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl; Invisible Kid; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Star Boy; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Timber Wolf; Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Brainiac 5; Supergirl; Chemical King; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Color Kid; Night Girl; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy; Kid Psycho; Rond Vidar; Gas Girl; Duplicate Boy; Life Lass; Evolvo Lad; The Wanderers [Quantum Queen; Dartalg; Psyche; Elvo; Ornitho; Immorto; Celebrand]; Don Allen; Dawn Allen; Tars Tarkas; J'onn J'onzz [Martian Manhunter]
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Indexer Notes

A key to the characters in this sequence is in the last sequence.

More of the Legion Headquarters Complex (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustrations); Dave Cockrum (illustrations); Mike Grell (illustrations)
Inks
Jack Abel (illustrations); Dave Cockrum (illustrations); Mike Grell (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

This a newly-constructed set of pages composed of panel reprints from various issues that illustrate various parts of the headquarters complex. Specifics per panel:

First page: from Superboy #201 second story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 second story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Adventure Comics #371 first story page 11 (by Swan/Abel), from Superboy #203 page 15 (by Grell), from Superboy #201 first story page 1 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 first story page 2 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #201 first story page 7 (by Cockrum), and from Adventure Comics #369 page 3 (by Swan/Abel).

Second page: from Adventure Comics #369 page 2 (by Swan/Abel), from Superboy #209 second story page 3 (by Grell), from Superboy #206 first story page 13 (by Grell), from Superboy #201 second story page 3 (by Cockrum), from Superboy #209 first story page 3 (by Grell), from Superboy #213 first story page 2 (by Grell), and from Superboy #201 first story page 10 (by Cockrum).

The Devil's Jury! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Shooter (layouts); Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn (pg 1); Ben Oda
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Job Number
N-1556
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Superboy; Duo Damsel; Karate Kid; Dream Girl; Ultra Boy; Princess Projectra]; Insect Queen [also as Lana Lang]; Pete Ross; Mordru; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Chief Parker; Leah Parker; Police Chief Parker; Dorzak; Koldan; Golgro; Thrun; Wraithor; White Witch
Synopsis
The Legionnaires escape Mordru and wipe their memories of being Legionnaires. Mordru isolates Smallville and sends an army to flush them out, but it takes Pete Ross to restore Superboy's memory. Mordru captures and convicts the Legionnaires in a kangaroo court, but with the aid of the prosecutor, they escape, and Mordru is buried once again.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Job Number
N-1628
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What flowers do people carry around all year?
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Indexer Notes

A riddle and a word puzzle with the letters R, A, D, E, and B.

Key to the Legion Wedding Picture (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-1570

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Mordru the Merciless!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
  5. 4. The Legion's Home Base
  6. 5. Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex
  7. 6. The Wedding of Bouncing Boy and Duo Damsel!
  8. 7. More of the Legion Headquarters Complex
  9. 8. The Devil's Jury!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. ["What flowers do people carry around all year?"]
    Fun Shop
  11. 10. Key to the Legion Wedding Picture
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