Legion of Super-Heroes #1

DC Comics

United States.

Published
February 1973
Page count
36
Cover price
0.20 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/25903

Credits

Editing
Jeff Rovin

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
Q-100
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Show/hide 1. [Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
Q-101
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lighting Lad; Phantom Girl]; Command Kid; Bouncing Boy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Letters
David Huffine

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
First print
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #76 ([December 1965?])
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion Part 2: The Secret of the Legion Rookie
Also printed
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February 1973)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #170 ([October 1973?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
[Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
[Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!

Synopsis

Command Kid joins the Legion, but his arrogance puts off some of the Legionnaires. Star Boy, however, asks Command Kid to help him become as powerful as he is.

Notes

No credits on item; credits from other printings of the story.

Show/hide 2. Part II: The Secret of the Legion Rookie?! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
Q-101
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Triplicate Girl; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad]; Command Kid

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Letters
David Huffine

Synopsis

More Legionnaires submit to Command Kid's treatment, but Saturn Girl and Element Lad return with the solution to the mystery of Command Kid just in time.

Notes

No credits on item; credits from other printings of the story.

Show/hide 3. The Legion of Super-Heroes Membership List -- (Part One) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
Q-102
Characters
Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Superboy; Element Lad

Credits

Author
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Forte (illustrations)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (first 3 illustrations)
George Klein (last 2 illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Illustrations from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333 (last two) and #335 (first three). No art credits on item; credits from other printings of the illustrations.

Show/hide 4. "It takes 24 1/2 days for the sun..." (Our Strange Universe) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Our Strange Universe
Genre
Non-fiction
Code
Q-121
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"We're the first to find this tomb, Professor Twiddle."

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humor
Code
Q-122
Characters
Professor Eureka; Professor Twiddle

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #26 (May-June 1960)
Untitled  (Edited to a half page.)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
Professor Eureka
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
Untitled
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #325 (October 1964)
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
Untitled
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])
Untitled

Synopsis

The Prof. likes to read hieroglyphics before going to bed.

Show/hide 6. The Legion Constitution Text article, 0.5 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

Selected passages from the Legion Constitution.

Show/hide 7. The Riddle of the Space Rainbow (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Code
Q-103
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood; "Nova" Norton

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Synopsis

Nova Norton tries to trick Tommy Tomorrow into the nets of other-dimensional space fishermen, but Tommy outsmarts him.

Notes

No credits on item; credits from GCD index of original printing.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31295

Entry created

  • 07/05/2007

Index completed

  • 23/07/2015

Last updated

  • 03/04/2017