The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives #4

DC Comics

United States.

Published
January 1994
Page count
224
Cover price
39.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/63409

Credits

Editing
Bob Kahan
Mort Weisinger (original editor of all reprinted material)

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Supergirl

Credits

Art
Adam Hughes
Colours
Tom McCraw
Editing
Bob Kahan
Mort Weisinger (original editor of all reprinted material)

Notes

ISBN 1-56389-123-9

Show/hide 1. Legion of Super-Heroes Archives: Volume 4 Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333 [cover]

Notes

frontispiece

Show/hide 2. Table of Contents Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Light Lass

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #?
Show/hide 3. Foreword Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 4 pages

Featuring

Characters
Kid Psycho

Credits

Script
KC Carlson
Art
George Papp
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125
Show/hide 4. The Bizarro Legionnaires! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Element Lad; Saturn Girl]; Bizarro-Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #329
Show/hide 5. [Part I]: The Bizarro-Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Mon-El]; Time Trapper; Legion of Stupor-Bizarros [Bizarro-Superboy; Bizarro-Lightning Lad; Bizarro-Invisible Kid; Bizarro-Chameleon Boy; Bizarro-Brainiac 5; Bizarro-Saturn Girl]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #329 (February 1965)
The Bizarro-Legion!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([October 1975?])
The Bizarro-Legion
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #12 ([April 1979])
The Bizarro-Legion Part 2: The Mad, Mad, Mad Bizarro-Legion
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
[Part I]: The Bizarro-Legion!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The Bizarro-Legion!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #329

Synopsis

The Legion rejects Bizarro-Superboy's request for membership, so he sets off to create his own Legion.

Notes

The Legionnaires switch from flight belts to rings in this story.

Show/hide 6. Part II: The Mad, Mad, Mad Bizarro-Legion (Tales of the Legion of Superheroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Superheroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid]; Legion of Stupor-Bizarros [Bizarro-Ultra Boy; Bizarro-Mon-El; Bizarro-Superboy; Bizarro-Saturn Girl; Bizarro-Cosmic Boy; Bizarro-Invisible Kid]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #329

Synopsis

Superboy, with Element Lad's aid, tricks Bizarro-Superboy into disbanding the Bizarro-Legion.

Show/hide 7. The Menace of the Mystery Legionnaire! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Superboy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #330
Show/hide 8. [Part I]: The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Triplicate Girl; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Dynamo Boy [Vorm]; Pargg; Eye-ful Ethel; The Mess

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #330

Synopsis

Space pirate Vorm joins the Legion as Dynamo Boy and begins to eliminate the Legionnaires.

Show/hide 9. Part II: The Victory of the Evil Legionnaire! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Star Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lad; Light Lass]; Dynamo Boy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #330

Synopsis

Dynamo Boy expels the remaining Legionnaires and makes plans for a new member drive.

Notes

Continues in next story.

Show/hide 10. The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Villains [Saturn Queen; Cosmic King; Lightning Lord]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331
Show/hide 11. [Part I]: The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dynamo Boy; Golden Boy; The Polecat; Animal Lad; The Tusker; Legion of Super-Villains [Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen; Cosmic King]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Stone Boy; Chlorophyll Kid; Night Girl; Fire Lad; Polar Boy]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331

Synopsis

Dynamo Boy accepts as members the Legion of Super-Villains, over the Subs' objections.

Notes

Continues from previous story.

Show/hide 12. Part II: The Revolt of the Super-Villains! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dynamo Boy; Legion of Super-Villains [Lightning Lord; Cosmic King; Saturn Queen]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
David Huffine

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331

Synopsis

The LSV turns on Dynamo Boy and sends him into the future. The ex-Legionnaires, keeping track of events from far off, challenge the LSV to a final confrontation.

Show/hide 13. Superboy and the Super-Moby Dick of Space! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #332
Show/hide 14. Part I: The Super-Moby Dick of Space! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy]; Dr. Lanphier

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #332

Synopsis

Lightning Lad loses an arm to the Super-Moby Dick of Space. When Ultra Boy fails to subdue the space creature, Lightning Lad leads a team against it.

Show/hide 15. Part II: The Cosmic Quest of Lightning Lad! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Superboy; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy]; Dr. Lanphier

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #332

Synopsis

Lightning Lad shrinks the space creature to its original size with the help of the scientist who accidentally enlarged it.

Show/hide 16. The Civil War of the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Light Lass]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333
Show/hide 17. Part I: The War between Krypton and Earth! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Superboy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Triplicate Girl]; Zat-El; Leta Lal

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333 (June 1965)
The War Between Krypton and Earth!
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #2 (March 1973)
Part I: The War between Krypton and Earth!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #79 ([March 1966?])
The War Between Krypton and the Earth Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
The War Between Krypton and the Earth (Part I)
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
The Civil War of the Legion (Part II)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The War Between Krypton and Earth!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333

Synopsis

The Legionnaires travel to the past to find out the story behind an ancient artifact which refers to a war between Earth and Krypton. The half that goes to Earth's past finds space travellers colonizing ancient Atlantis; the other half accompanies a group of Kryptonians who leave anti-scientific Krypton for Earth.

Show/hide 18. Part II: The Civil War of the Legion (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Star Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Element Lad; Mon-El]; Zat-El; Leta Lal; Jhor Lal

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333 (June 1965)
The War Between Krypton and Earth!
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #2 (March 1973)
Part II: The Civil War of the Legion
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #79 ([March 1966?])
The War Between Krypton and the Earth Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
The Civil War of the Legion (Part II)
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #87 ([June 1974?])
The War Between Krypton and the Earth (Part I)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The War Between Krypton and Earth!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333

Synopsis

While the Atlanteans and Kryptonians fight, Brainiac 5 discovers why Earth's air irritates the Atlanteans and helps them adapt to life under the sea. Later, back in the future, Superboy finds more artifacts that explain what happened to the Kryptonians.

Show/hide 19. The Unknown Legionnaire (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mon-El; Supergirl; Light Lass; Superboy; Brainiac 5

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334
Show/hide 20. Part I: The Unknown Legionnaire (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Supergirl [also as Unknown Boy]; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl]; Norm Eldor

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334

Synopsis

Superboy recalls a case when the Legionnaires were helped by a hero called Unknown Boy.

Show/hide 21. Part II: The Secret of Unknown Boy (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Supergirl [also as Unknown Boy]; Mon-El]; Norm Eldor

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334

Synopsis

After Unknown Boy helps the Legion finish a case, Superboy figures out that under the costume is Supergirl. Supergirl then recalls going through a red kryptonite cloud and losing her memory, but knowing she had to protect her secret identity, and so creating the Unknown Boy costume.

Show/hide 22. Untitled (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lightning Lad [as Starfinger]; Phantom Girl; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy; Superboy; Light Lass

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #335
Show/hide 23. Part I: Starfinger! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Light Lass; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad [also as Starfinger]; Cosmic Boy; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5]; Dr. Hanscom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #335

Synopsis

The Legionnaires must guard the valuable mineral rejuvium from the threat of Starfinger.

Show/hide 24. Part II: Starfinger against the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [as Starfinger]; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Star Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Matter-Eater Lad]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #335

Synopsis

Starfinger threatens the Seven Wonders of the 30th Century to make the Legion give up the rejuvium. While confronting him, Saturn Girl gets a glimpse of his thoughts and realizes that he is a Legionnaire.

Notes

Continues in next story.

Show/hide 25. The True Identity of Starfinger! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad [as Starfinger]; Shrinking Violet (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo); Star Boy (cameo); Sun Boy (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Element Lad (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Light Lass (cameo)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336
Show/hide 26. Part I: The True Identity of Starfinger! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [also as Starfinger]; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Mon-El; Phantom Girl; Light Lass; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy]; Dr. Hanscom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein?
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336

Synopsis

The Legionnaires try to trap Starfinger.

Notes

Continues from previous story.

Show/hide 27. Part II: The Secret of Starfinger! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [also as Starfinger]; Superboy; Matter-Eater Lad; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Mon-El]; Dr. Hanscom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein?
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336

Synopsis

The Legionnaires trap Starfinger and discover he is Lightning Lad and that he was hypnotized by Dr. Lanscom.

Show/hide 28. The Insect Queen of Smallville (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]; Mrs. Lang

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #124 (October 1965)
The Insect Queen of Smallville!
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #167 (October-November 1974)
The Insect Queen of Smallville
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #79 ([March 1966?])
The Insect Queen of Smallville
Printed in
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #15 ([August 1975?])
The Insect Queen of Smallville
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #67 (December 1985)
The Insect Queen of Smallville
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The Insect Queen of Smallville
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #124

Synopsis

Lana helps an alien who rewards her with a ring that gives her the powers of insects.

Notes

There is no Legion appearance in this story, but Lana later appears in the Legion series, sometimes as Insect Queen.

Show/hide 29. The Legionnaire Dropouts (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Sun Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Brainiac 5; Light Lass

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337 (October 1965)
The Legionnaire Dropouts!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #411 (October 1971)
Legionnaire Dropouts! (Part II)
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #85 ([February 1974?])
The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Part II)
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337
Show/hide 30. Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Sun Boy; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337 (October 1965)
Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #411 (October 1971)
The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion! (Part I)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #86 ([October 1966?])
The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion Part 2: The Legionnaire Dropouts
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #85 ([February 1974?])
The Weddings that Wrecked the Legion (Part I)
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #67 (December 1985)
Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337

Synopsis

Two pairs of Legionnaires marry, leaving membership spots open for some secret agents who plan to join in disguise.

Show/hide 31. Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Ultra Boy]; Night Girl; Size Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Blackout Boy; Magnetic Kid; Proty II

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337 (October 1965)
The Legionnaire Dropouts!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #411 (October 1971)
Legionnaire Dropouts! (Part II)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #86 ([October 1966?])
The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion Part 2: The Legionnaire Dropouts
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #85 ([February 1974?])
The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Part II)
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #67 (December 1985)
Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337

Synopsis

The secret agents join the group and turn on the Legionnaires, but it was all a ruse to flush them out.

Show/hide 32. The Menace of the Sinister Super-Babies! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Matter-Eater Lad; Light Lass; Ultra Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #87 ([November 1966])
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338
Show/hide 33. Part I: The Menace of the Sinister Super-Babies! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Star Boy; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Light Lass; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5]; Time Trapper; Glorith

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338

Synopsis

The Time Trapper sends Glorith to turn the Legionnaires into children.

Show/hide 34. Part II: The Time-Trapper's Invincible Infant-ry (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Light Lass; Element Lad; Matter-Eater Lad; Star Boy]; Time Trapper; Glorith

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338

Synopsis

The child Legionnaires cause such havoc, that when Brainiac 5 and Superboy cross the Time Trapper's barrier, he agrees to reverse the process if they will go away and leave him alone.

Show/hide 35. The Sacrifice of Kid Psycho! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Kid Psycho

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125
Show/hide 36. The Sacrifice of Kid Psycho! (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Kid Psycho; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125

Synopsis

Kid Psycho comes from the Legion's time and impresses Superboy, who returns with him to the 30th century for reconsideration of Kid Psycho's petition for membership. But when Superboy learns the reason Kid Psycho was rejected, he suggests that he be made the Legion's secret weapon.

Show/hide 37. The Menace of Beast Boy! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El]; Beast Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Joe Letterese

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339
Show/hide 38. Part I: Hunters of the Super-Beasts (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Star Boy]; Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad; Gas Girl; Life Lass; Duplicate Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg

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From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339

Synopsis

The Legionnaires need Beast Boy for a case, but he has turned his back on humanity.

Show/hide 39. Part II: The Menace of Beast Boy (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Colossal Boy; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Star Boy; Phantom Girl]; Beast Boy

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Stuart Chaifetz
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339

Synopsis

The Legionnaires try to track down Beast Boy, who ends up giving his life to save a young girl who is nice to him.

Show/hide 40. Biographies Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

Notes

Short biographies of the primary writers and artists of the stories in this volume.

Show/hide 41. Untitled Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lightning Lad [also as Starfinger]; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El; Supergirl; Light Lass; Brainiac 5; Superboy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo); Star Boy (cameo); Element Lad (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Sun Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Letters
Typeset
Ira Schnapp
Joe Letterese (#334 only)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #332
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337

Notes

Four small cover reproductions on back cover.


Notes

ISBN 1-56389-123-9

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31677

Entry created

  • 08/05/2007

Cover added

  • 25/04/2010

Index completed

  • 25/04/2010

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019