The Best of DC #67

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1985
Page count
100
Cover price
1.50
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Karl Kesel
Show/hide 1. Starfinger (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
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; Mon-El; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Light Lass]; Dr. Hanscom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Helen Vesik
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #335 (August 1965)

Synopsis

The Legionnaires must guard the valuable mineral rejuvium from Starfinger, who threatens to destroy the Seven Wonders of the 30th Century. While confronting him, Saturn Girl gets a glimpse of his thoughts and realizes that he is a Legionnaire.

Notes

1st appearance of Magnetic Lad (as Pol Krinn, Cosmic Boy's brother) original splash from second chapter eliminated

Show/hide 2. Part I: The True Identity of Starfinger! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
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
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336 (September 1965)

Synopsis

The Legionnaires try to trap Starfinger.

Notes

Story continues from previous story.

Show/hide 3. Part II: The Secret of Starfinger! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
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
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336 (September 1965)

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 4. The Insect Queen of Smallville (Superboy) Comic story, 8 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
Shelley Eiber

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 Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
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 (October 1965)

Synopsis

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

Notes

Origin of Lana Lang's Insect Queen identity.

Show/hide 5. Part I: The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
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
Karin Orlando
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 Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
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 (October 1965)

Synopsis

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

Notes

Brainiac 5 elected Legion leader.

Show/hide 6. Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
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
Karin Orlando
Letters
Milt Snapinn

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)
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 Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
Part II: The Legionnaire Dropouts!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #337 (October 1965)

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 7. The Menace of the Sinister Super-Babies (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
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
George Roberts
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #87 ([November 1966])
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338 (November 1965)

Synopsis

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

Notes

Original splash page from the second chapter eliminated.

Show/hide 8. The Sacrifice of Kid Psycho (Superboy) Comic story, 8 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
Jeanine Casey

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125 (December 1965)

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.

Notes

origin and first appearance of Kid Psycho

Show/hide 9. Hunters of the Super-Beasts (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
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; Phantom Girl]; Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad; Gas Girl; Life Lass; Duplicate Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
George Roberts
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339 (December 1965)

Synopsis

The Legionnaires need Beast Boy for a case, but he has turned his back on humanity. When they try to track down Beast Boy, he runs and ends up giving his life to save a young girl who is nice to him.

Notes

Original splash page from second chapter eliminated.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34069

Entry created

  • 23/09/2007

Cover added

  • 25/04/2010

Index completed

  • 25/04/2010

Last updated

  • 09/05/2013