Adventure Comics #403

DC Comics

United States.

Published
March-April 1971
Page count
68?
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24117

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-190
Characters
Mon-El; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Lightning Lad

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #10
in Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #4
Show/hide 1. The Stolen Super-Powers! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-194
Characters
Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Matter-Eater Lad; Lightning Lad; Ultra-Boy; Shrinking Violet; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Supergirl; Lori Lemaris

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #89 ([October 1974?])
The Stolen Super-Powers
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
The Stolen Super-Powers!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Stolen Super-Powers!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304

Synopsis

Saturn Girl tries to sacrifice herself as the Legionnaire predicted to die fighting Zaryan, but Lightning Lad dies instead.

Notes

Death of Lightning Lad. Lori Lemaris app. Saturn Girl elected Legion leader.

Show/hide 2. The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Bouncing Boy; Shrinking Violet; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El (as Marvel Lad, the Legionnaire Lemon); Superboy (in flashback); Phantom Zone criminals

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #91 ([February 1975?])
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #77 ([January 1966?])
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #500 (June 1983)
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #305 (February 1963)

Synopsis

Mon-El finally leaves the Phantom Zone and joins the Legion full-time.

Notes

Lightning Lad app.; "Super-Monsters" app; Mon-El leaves Phantom Zone permanently

Show/hide 3. The Return of Lightning Lad! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 10.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-196
Characters
Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lass (as Lightning Lad); Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Proty

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #308 (May 1963)
The Return of Lightning Lad!
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #92 ([April 1975?])
The Return of Lightning Lad
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #52 ([December 1963?])
The Return of Lightning Lad
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #500 (June 1983)
The Return of Lightning Lad!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #2 (1992)
The Return of Lightning Lad!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Return of Lightning Lad!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #308 (May 1963)

Synopsis

Lightning Lad's sister impersonates her dead brother and later joins the Legion.

Notes

Intro Proty, Lightning Lass; Lightning Beasts of Korball app; Lightning Lad's body app.

Show/hide 4. Fashions from Fans (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-192
Characters
Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel; Phantom Girl; Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Karate Kid; Ultra Boy; Princess Projectra; Shadow Lass; Lightning Lad; Night Girl; Chlorophyll Kid

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

From GCD
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #10
in Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #4

Notes

Renderings of costume designs submitted by fans.

Show/hide 5. Diagram of Legion Headquarters Complex (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-193
Characters
Ferro Lad (statue); Superboy (statue)

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#4 (January 1981)
The Legion's H.Q. Complex
From GCD
in Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-49
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #10
in Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #4
Show/hide 6. Part I: The Super Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
n-197; n-198
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Proty

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (September 1963)

Synopsis

The Legionnaires try to find a way to revive Lightning Lad

Show/hide 7. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lass; Chameleon Boy; Proty (dies); Lightning Lad (restored)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (September 1963)
Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #56 ([April 1964?])
Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires Part 2:The Bravest Legionnaire
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #93 ([June 1975?])
Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #500 (June 1983)
Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #2 (1992)
Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (September 1963)

Synopsis

Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.

Notes

Proty dies; Lightning Lad revived


Notes

Also numbered as DC Giant G-81.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31493

Entry created

  • 08/05/2007

Index completed

  • 11/09/2011

Last updated

  • 11/09/2011