Adventure Comics #527 [Direct Sales]
(August 2011)

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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
48
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2011-06-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941281025 52711
Editing
Brian Cunningham (editor); Darren Shan (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

The Tragic Origin of Comet Queen! (Table of Contents)

Legion Academy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Pansica (signed)
Inks
Eber Ferreira (signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Comet Queen
Reprints

A Comet's Tale (Table of Contents: 1)

Legion Academy / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Geraldo Borges
Inks
Marlo Alquiza
Colors
Hi-Fi
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Glorith; Comet Queen; Gravity Kid; Dragonwing; Chemical Kid; Variable Lad; Bouncing Boy; Night Girl; Duplicate Girl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Tellus; Timber Wolf; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Shadow Lass; Brainiac 5; Chemical King (portrait); Dawnstar (portrait); Wildfire (portrait)]; Stone Boy; Mandalla; Shadow Kid; Chief Gigi Cusimano; Saturn Queen
Synopsis
Comet Queen explains to Glorith how she got her powers and why she had to return to Legion Academy for a second round of training.
Reprints

Super 8 [35mm Special Issue] (Table of Contents: 2)

Super 8 / advertisement / 12 pages (report information)

Script
J. J. Abrams (story); David Baronoff (story); Peter J. Tomasi (as Peter Tomasi) (script)
Pencils
Tommy Lee Edwards (story); Alex Ross ("cover")
Inks
Tommy Lee Edwards (story); Alex Ross ("cover")
Colors
Tommy Lee Edwards (story); Alex Ross ("cover")
Letters
John Workman
Editing
Kristy Quinn (associate editor); Ben Abernathy (group editor); Larry Berry (senior art director)

Genre
historical; science fiction
Characters
Nelec
Synopsis
The earliest space launches encounter an otherworldly craft and the U.S. decides to retrieve it.

Indexer Notes

12-page insert, including a "cover" and 8-page story, promoting the film Super 8. Full-size and bound at the center of the comic (in the middle of the main story).

Title from "cover"; alternate title from indicia on second page of the insert.

Credits include "special thanks" to John Paul Leon.

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

Adventure Comics / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? (responses)
Pencils
Scott Clark (header); Francis Portela (cover preview, signed)
Inks
David Beaty (header); Francis Portela (cover preview, signed)
Colors
Javier Mena (cover preview, signed); ? (header)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lightning Lass; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Black Witch; Duplicate Girl; Kid Psycho (statue); Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg] (statue); Ferro Lad (statue); Chemical King (statue); Proty (statue)

Indexer Notes

The header is composed of figures from the cover of #522. Includes a preview of the cover of #528. Also includes "In the Spotlight" column plugging three graphic novels collecting stories featuring Static.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Tragic Origin of Comet Queen!
    Legion Academy
  2. 1. A Comet's Tale
    Legion Academy
  3. 2. Super 8 [35mm Special Issue]
    Super 8
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Adventure Comics
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