The Legion of Super-Heroes #300

DC Comics

United States.

Published
June 1983
Page count
68
Cover price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37474

Credits

Editing
Karen Berger

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Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-289
Characters
Supergirl; Invisible Kid; Colossal Boy; Dawnstar; Superboy; Sun Boy; White Witch; Karate Kid; Queen Projectra; Timber Wolf; Phantom Girl; Blok; Star Boy; Dream Girl; Brainiac Five; Ultra Boy; Wildfire; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Element Lad; Chameleon Boy; Proty II; Shadow Lass [Shadow Woman]; Duo Damsel; Bouncing Boy

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (Supergirl)
Paris Cullins (Invisible Kid)
George Pérez (Colossal Boy)
Joe Kubert (Dawnstar)
Kurt Schaffenberger (Superboy)
José Luis García-López (Sun Boy)
Don Heck (White Witch)
Jim Aparo (Karate Kid)
Jan Duursema (Queen Projectra)
Gene Colan (Timber Wolf)
Dave Cockrum (Phantom Girl)
Walter Simonson (Blok)
George Tuska (Star Boy)
Jim Sherman (Dream Girl)
Howard Chaykin (Brainiac 5)
Curt Swan (Ultra Boy)
Howard Bender (Wildfire)
Keith Giffen (Cosmic Boy, Proty II)
Dick Giordano (Saturn Girl)
Larry Mahlstedt (Lightning Lad)
Gil Kane (Mon-El)
Trevor von Eeden (Element Lad)
Joe Orlando (Chameleon Boy)
Ross Andru (Shadow Lass)
Ernie Colón (Duo Damsel)
Joe Staton (Bouncing Boy)
Inks
Bob Oksner (Supergirl)
Paris Cullins (Invisible Kid)
George Pérez (Colossal Boy)
Joe Kubert (Dawnstar)
Kurt Schaffenberger (Superboy)
José Luis García-López (Sun Boy)
Don Heck (White Witch)
Jim Aparo (Karate Kid)
Jan Duursema (Queen Projectra)
Frank Giacoia (Timber Wolf)
Dave Cockrum (Phantom Girl)
Walter Simonson (Blok)
Mike DeCarlo (Star Boy)
Jim Sherman (Dream Girl)
Howard Chaykin (Brainiac 5)
Curt Swan (Ultra Boy)
Dave Hunt (Wildfire)
Larry Mahlstedt (Cosmic Boy)
Dick Giordano (Saturn Girl)
Keith Giffen (Lightning Lad)
Gil Kane (Mon-El)
Trevor von Eeden (Element Lad)
Joe Orlando (Chameleon Boy)
Dan Adkins (Proty II)
Romeo Tanghal (Shadow Lass)
Ernie Colón (Duo Damsel)
Joe Staton (Bouncing Boy)
Colours
Anthony Tollin

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
Untitled

Notes

The cover of this book was a part of a contest. Readers could try to identify the artist who drew each character. The reader that guessed the most correctly won an autographed page of Giffen/Mahlstedt art from this issue. The contest winner was David C. Zimmerman of St. Louis, MO. Second-prize winners won a Legion poster. Cover credits are credited as revealed in the letter column for Legion of Super-Heroes #306 (December 1983).

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. The Future Is Forever! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-8620
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Element Lad; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Wildfire; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Shadow Lass [Shadow Woman]; White Witch; Cosmic Boy; Ferro Lad (flashback); Star Boy (cameo); Dream Girl (cameo); Blok (cameo); Dawnstar (cameo); Timber Wolf (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo)]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Rond Vidar; Circadia Senius; Douglas Nolan; Queeg; R. J. Brande; Chameleon Boy; Karate Kid (cameo); Queen Projectra (cameo); Bouncing Boy (cameo); Duo Damsel (cameo); Legion of Substitute Heroes (cameo) [Polar Boy; Infectious Lass; Porcupine Pete; Night Girl; Chlorophyll Kid; Fire Lad; Stone Boy; Color Kid]; Kid Psycho (cameo); Dr. Gym'll (cameo); Heroes of Lallor (cameo) [Duplicate Boy; Life Lass; Gas Girl; Evolvo Lad]; Shvaughn Erin (cameo); Elastic Lad [Jimmy Olsen] (cameo); Tornado Twins (cameo) [Don Allen; Dawn Allen]; Light Lass (cameo); Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); Wanderers (cameo) [Celebrand; Quantum Queen; Elvo; Ornitho]; Proty II (cameo); Paul Levitz (cameo); Keith Giffen (cameo); Larry Mahlstedt (cameo); John Costanza (cameo); Carl Gafford (cameo); Karen Berger (cameo); Garfield (cameo); Spider-Man (cameo); Batman (in shadow); Broot (cameo); Lenny (cameo); Squiggy (cameo)

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever!

Synopsis

As most of the Legion gathers for a celebration ceremony, Mon-El and Shadow Lass fend off a Khund attack on the Science Asteroid while Brainiac 5 and Rond Vidar, at the Time Institute, are trying to help a patient tortured by visions of several alternate futures.

Notes

Pages 1-5, 12, 18-20, 26, 27, 33, 34, 41, 42, 48-55. The last two pages are a double spread illustration featuring active, reserve and honorary Legion members, supporting characters, and Spider-Man, Garfield (from the daily comic strip), Batman (shadow), Lenny and Squiggy (from the TV series Laverne and Shirley), writer Paul Levitz, penciller Keith Giffen, inker Larry Mahlstedt, and editor Karen Berger.

Show/hide 2. The Future Is Forever: First Vision (Superboy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy (cameo); Bouncing Boy (cameo); Sun Boy (cameo); Brainiac 5 (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo)]; Lex Luthor; Lana Lang; Pete Ross

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: First Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: First Vision

Synopsis

Superboy's Legionnaire friends arrive just in time to foil Lex Luthor's latest plot. Later, Superboy surprises them by resigning, saying that he needs to protect Earth in his own time to honor an oath made to his dying father.

Notes

Pages 6-11. A tale of the early Legion (pre-Adventure Comics #300), but in which Superboy's parents the Kents died much sooner.

Show/hide 3. The Future Is Forever: Second Vision (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Phantom Girl; Duo Damsel; Matter-Eater Lad]; Legion of Substitute Heroes [Color Kid; Chlorophyll Lid; Fire Lad; Night Girl; Stone Boy; Polar Boy]; Computo; Legion of Super-Villains [Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen; Cosmic King]

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Pencils
Howard Bender [as Fortest]
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: Second Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: Second Vision

Synopsis

Computo teams up with the Legion of Super-Villains to kill seven Legionnaires. The Legion of Substitute Heroes joins the Legion to replace the fallen members.

Notes

Pages 13-17. Drawn in the style of John Forte.

Show/hide 4. The Future Is Forever: Third Vision (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy [Chameleon Man]; Sun Boy [Sun Man]; Element Lad [Element Man]; Karate Kid [Karate King]; Timber Wolf]; Fatal Five [Persuader; Tharok; Validus; Emerald Empress; Mano]

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: Third Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: Third Vision

Synopsis

The Adult Legion battles the Fatal Five.

Notes

Pages 18-22. Additional members who have died since the first Adult Legion story (Adventure Comics #354-355) include Lightning Man, Saturn Woman, Cosmic Man, Matter-Eater Man, and Queen Projectra.

Show/hide 5. The Future Is Forever: Fourth Vision (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Ultra Boy [Ultra Man]; Superman; Colossal Boy [Colossal Man]; Phantom Girl [Phantom Woman]; Element Lad [Element Man]; Tyroc; Chemical King; Sun Boy [Sun Man]]; Thom Kallor [Star Boy]; Nura Kallor [Dream Girl]

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Art
Dave Cockrum
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: Fourth Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: Fourth Vision

Synopsis

An alternate Adult Legion abolishes the Legion code against killing, which leads to Superman's resignation.

Notes

Pages 28-32.

Show/hide 6. The Future Is Forever: Fifth Vision (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Dream Girl; Princess Projectra; Sun Boy; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy; Karate Kid; Phantom Girl; Dawnstar; Shadow Lass; Shrinking Violet; Brainiac 5]; Mordru; White Witch

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Art
James Sherman
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: Fifth Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: Fifth Vision

Synopsis

Mordru has conquered Earth but the Legion, with the help of the White Witch, drives him away once more.

Notes

Pages 35-40.

Show/hide 7. The Future Is Forever: Sixth Vision (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Wildfire; Lightning Lad; Dream Girl; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Blok; Brainiac 5 (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo); Phantom Girl (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo); Dawnstar]; Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); The Dark Man

Credits

Script
Keith Giffen (plot)
Paul Levitz (plot, script)
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Legion of Super-Heroes (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([July 1984?])
The Future Is Forever: Sixth Vision
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Future Is Forever: Sixth Vision

Synopsis

Still under the control of the Dark Man, the traitor Blok helps demolish Legion HQ, murdering the entire team.

Notes

Pages 43-47.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Legion Outpost) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion Outpost
Code
L-1281

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz
Art
George Pérez (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters submitted by Kevin Hawn; Kevin T. Brown; Steve Bellew; Dave Blanchard.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31413

Entry created

  • 07/05/2007

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019