The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives #Volume 11

DC Comics

United States

Published
2001
Page count
224
Cover price
49.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Dale Crain
Murray Boltinoff (original editor of all reprinted material)

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

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Wildfire; Timber Wolf; Dream Girl

Credits

Art
Dave Cockrum
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #205

Notes

Cover is a composite of separate figures done for "The Lore of the Legion" feature in Superboy #205.

Show/hide 1. Legion of Super-Heroes Archives: Volume 11 Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Mon-El; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Invisible Kid

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #203

Notes

frontispiece

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

Featuring

Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Flynt Brojj

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #209
Show/hide 3. Foreword Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Superboy; Duo Damsel

Credits

Script
Mike Grell
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #209 [illo only]
Show/hide 4. Massacre by Remote Control! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Superboy; Invisible Kid; Phantom Girl]; Validus

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #203
Show/hide 5. [Part 1]: Massacre by Remote Control (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Invisible Kid; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Karate Kid; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Dream Girl; Saturn Girl; Ferro Lad (statue)]; Validus; Myla; Tharok

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #203 (August 1974)
Massacre by Remote Control [Part 1]
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #95 ([October 1975?])
Massacre by Remote Control [Part 1]
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #203

Synopsis

After the Legionnaires run a practice drill on protecting their headquarters, Invisible Kid collapses. He reveals that when he turns invisible he can see an invisible world and one of its inhabitants, Myla. Later, Dream Girl dreams that Validus is coming to attack the Legion. Saturn Girl confirms that the components of Tharok's brain being held by the Legion are summoning Validus.

Show/hide 6. Part 2: Invisible Kid's Last Try (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Superboy; Karate Kid]; Validus; Myla

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #203 (August 1974)
Part 2: Invisible Kid's Last Try
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #95 ([October 1975?])
Part 2: Invisible Kid's Last Try
From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #203

Synopsis

Validus attacks Legion headquarters and kills Invisible Kid just as he destorys the components of Tharok's brain controlling Validus.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy]; Anti-Lad

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #204

Notes

Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl are in their present-day costumes on the cover, not the costumes they wear in the flashback story it reflects.

Show/hide 8. The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #204 (October 1974)
The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #96 ([December 1975?])
The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #204

Synopsis

The Legionnaires ponder a photo in their archives featuring a Legionnaire no one remembers, Anti-Lad. The readers are told how a time traveller from the far-distant future saw Superboy being rejected by the Legion in his initial tryout and went to the Legion's time to make sure they gave the Boy of Steel a second chance.

Notes

In the sequences related to Superboy's initiation tests, the Legionnaires are wearing their classic Silver Age costumes, not the versions they wore in the actual story.

Show/hide 9. Brainiac 5's Secret Weakness (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Star Boy; Brainiac 5; Supergirl; Saturn Girl

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #204

Synopsis

Brainiac 5 misses Supergirl so much his subconscious mind creates an android version of her. When Brainy and his android get into trouble, the real Supergirl saves them and announces she is leaving the Legion.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Wildfire; Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Supergirl; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Phantom Girl; Karate Kid; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy]; Lana Lang; Mike Grell

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #205
Show/hide 11. [Chapter 1]: The Legion of Super-Executioners (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Shadow Lass; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Wildfire; Ultra Boy; Superboy; Shrinking Violet]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #205

Synopsis

Superboy and Lana Lang arrive in the 30th century to find Ultra Boy locked up and berserk.

Show/hide 12. Chapter 2: The Legionnaire Firing Squad (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Mon-El; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Karate Kid; Ultra Boy; Wildfire]; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #205

Synopsis

After Superboy sets off to retrieve the cure for Ultra Boy's condition, the Legionnaires turn on Lana Lang and prepare to execute her and a rational Ultra Boy.

Show/hide 13. Chapter 3: The Army of Super-Slaves (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Wildfire; Brainiac 5; Karate Kid; Shadow Lass; Superboy]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]; The Master

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #205

Synopsis

Superboy secretly saves Ultra Boy and Lana Lang from their firing squad, then the three of them destroy the helmet of the alien controlling the other Legionnaires.

Show/hide 14. Meet "Iron Mike" Grell Biography (nonfictional), 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superboy; Saturn Girl; Aquaman

Credits

Script
Mike Grell
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Typeset

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #205
Show/hide 15. Lore of the Legion (Legion of Super-Heroes) Character profile, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Shadow Lass; Timber Wolf; Chemical King; Wildfire; Ferro Lad]; Elastic Lad; Kid Psycho; Insect Queen; Pete Ross; Rond Vidar

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (pgs. 1 & 2)
Curt Swan (pg. 3)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (pgs. 1 & 2)
George Klein (pg.3)
George Roussos (Insect Queen figure)
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #205

Notes

Profiles of 10 of the Legionnaires and 5 of their associates. The Ferro Lad figure is taken from the cover to Adventure Comics (1938 series) #352; the Jimmy Olsen figure is taken from the cover of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #105; the Kid Psycho figure is taken from the cover of Superboy (1949 series) #125; the Insect Queen figure is taken from the cover of Adventure Comics (1938 series) #370; the Pete Ross figure is taken from the cover of Superboy (1949 series) #94; the Rond Vidar figure is taken from Adventure Comics (1938 series) #360.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Invisible Kid (clone); Ferro Lad (clone)

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #206
Show/hide 17. The Legionnaires Who Haunted Superboy (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5]; Invisible Kid (clone); Ferro Lad (cameo); Validus

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #206

Synopsis

Superboy encounters dead Legionnaires Ferro Lad and Invisible Kid in Smallville. They tell him they are testing themselves to see if they still have what it takes to be in the Legion. But Superboy knows they are experimental clones who only survive for 2 days.

Show/hide 18. Welcome Home, Daughter... Now Die! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Princess Projectra; Karate Kid

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #206

Synopsis

Princess Projectra's guilt causes her to create an illusion of Orando so convincing she thinks she is home.

Show/hide 19. The Rookie Who Betrayed the Legion (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl]; Dvron

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #207
Show/hide 20. The Rookie Who Betrayed the Legion (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet; Colossal Boy]; Dvron; Universo; President of Earth

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #207

Synopsis

While the Legion is told by the President that Universo has escaped, Colossal Boy finds a Science Police officer slinking around the headquarters. Dvron tells the Legionnaires that he has already encountered the escaped Universo and leads them to him. But once they find him, Dvron stops the Legionnaires from capturing Universo as payback for Universo saving his life. But now that they are even, Dvron helps the Legionnaires snare Universo.

Show/hide 21. Lightning Lad's Day of Dread (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Element Lad; Karate Kid; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Shadow Lass]; Lightning Lord

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #207

Synopsis

Lightning Lad honors the first anniversary of his parents death at the spot in space where they died and encounters his brother Lightning Lord.

Notes

Light Lass is incorrectly shown as younger than Lightning Lad. Lightning Lord is also incorrectly shown with white hair in flashbacks.

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

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes; Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Star Boy; Duo Damsel]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Mike Grell (main panel)
Curt Swan (smaller panels)
Inks
Mike Grell (main panel)
George Klein (smaller panels)
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #208

Notes

The secondary panels were reproduced from the covers to Superboy (1949 series) #93 and Adventure Comics (1938 series) #343.

Show/hide 23. [Part 1]: Vengeance of the Super-Villains (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Timber Wolf; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy]; Legion of Super-Villains [Sun Emperor; Lightning Lord; Spider Girl; Radiation Roy; Nemesis Kid; Chameleon Chief]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Larx Kenrik

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #208

Synopsis

As the Legion prepares to award a peace negotiator with the coveted Universal Trophy, Superboy, Mon-El, and Ultra Boy are attacked by their parents.

Notes

Lightning Lord's hair is mistakenly colored blonde on the first page.

Show/hide 24. Part 2: The Night before Doomsday (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Villains [Sun Emperor; Lightning Lord; Nemesis Kid; Spider Girl; Radiation Roy; Chameleon Chief]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Chemical King; Sun Boy; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Superboy; Mon-El]

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #208

Synopsis

As the Legion prepares for the ceremony, Chameleon Chief booby traps the statue.

Show/hide 25. Part 3: Villainaires Vs. the Legionnaires (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ultra Boy; Superboy; Mon-El; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Star Boy; Lightning Lad; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Shadow Lass]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Larx Kenrik; Legion of Super-Villains [Chameleon Chief; Spider Girl; Nemesis Kid; Sun Emperor; Lightning Lord]

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #208

Synopsis

Superboy, Mon-El, and Ultra Boy are released from their traps, but the rest of the Legion is already onto the Villains' plans and have surprised the LSV in their own lair.

Notes

Saturn Girl's hair is incorrectly colored brunette on the final page.

Show/hide 26. The Legion of Substitute Heroes (Legion of Super-Heroes) Character profile, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Substitute Heroes [Polar Boy; Night Girl; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy; Color Kid]

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Digital Chameleon

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #208

Notes

Figures are taken from Adventure Comics (1938 series) #351.

Show/hide 27. Who Will Save the Princess? (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #209 (June 1975)
Who Will Save the Princess?
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1977? series) #3 ([September 1976?])
Who Will Save the Princess?
From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #209
Show/hide 28. Who Can Save the Princess? (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Princess Projectra; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Superboy]; Duo Damsel

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #209 (June 1975)
Who Can Save the Princess?
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1977? series) #3 ([September 1976?])
Who Can Save the Princess?
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #209

Synopsis

The Legionnaires must siphon off Princess Projectra's pain in order to allow her to survive the Pain Plague.

Show/hide 29. Hero for a Day (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Cosmic Boy; Wildfire; Saturn Girl; Chemical King]; Flynt Brojj

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #209

Synopsis

While giving a tour to a special fan, the Legion receives a dangerous Witch Wolf. When the Legionnaires fail to subdue the animal, Flynt Brojj realizes that the Legionnaires are victims of a mass hypnotic spell.

Show/hide 30. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Superboy; Shadow Lass (vignette); Karate Kid (vignette); Brainiac 5 (vignette); Mon-El (vignette); Saturn Girl (vignette)]; Soljer

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #210
Show/hide 31. Soljer's Private War (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Princess Projectra; Chameleon Boy]; Soljer

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #210

Synopsis

Lightning Lad re-animates a soldier who can materialize any type of weapon he can imagine. When the Legion convinces him that his war is over and he has done his duty, he finally passes on to his rest.

Show/hide 32. The Lair of the Black Dragon: The Untold Origin of Karate Kid (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Karate Kid; Sadaharu; Sensei; Black Dragon

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #210

Synopsis

Karate Kid's learns who killed his father.

Show/hide 33. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Chemical King; Light Lass; Shadow Lass (vignette); Karate Kid (vignette); Phantom Girl (vignette); Brainiac 5 (vignette); Mon-El (vignette); Saturn Girl (vignette)]; Roxxas

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

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From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #211
Show/hide 34. The Ultimate Revenge (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Chemical King; Element Lad; Star Boy; Light Lass; Superboy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Star Boy]; Roxxas; Gorra

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #211

Synopsis

Element Lad tracks Roxxas to Trom and plans to execute him, but Chemical King prevents him from making the ultimate mistake.

Show/hide 35. The Legion's Lost Home (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Shadow Lass]; Cosmic Boy imposter; Shadow Lass imposter; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Fire Lad; Stone Boy; Chlorophyll Kid]

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #211 (September 1975)
The Legion's Lost Home
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1977? series) #3 ([September 1976?])
The Legion's Lost Home
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #211

Synopsis

Two imposter Leginnaires ransack the old Legion clubhouse to find a gem they hid years ago, but they run into the Legion of Substitute-Heroes who have come to claim the headquarters and make it their own.

Notes

The Subs are all in new costumes.

Show/hide 36. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Superboy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Matter-Eater Lad; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Phantom Girl; Shadow Lass (vignette); Brainiac 5 (vignette); Mon-El (vignette); Saturn Girl (vignette)]; Esper Lass; Magno Lad; Phantom Lad; Micro Lad

Credits

Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon

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From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #212
Show/hide 37. Last Fight for a Legionnaire (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Superboy; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Ferro Lad (statue)]; Chameleon Kid; Magno Lad; Esper Lass; Phantom Lad; Calorie Queen; Micro Lad

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #212

Synopsis

Six Legion applicants from the same planets as six Legionnaires challenge them for their positions on the team.

Notes

Includes page removed before original publication and published only in black & white in The Amazing World of DC Comics #9. Matter-Eater Lad is drafted into the political system of his home planet in this story and leaves the Legion.

Show/hide 38. A Death Stroke at Dawn (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo); Sun Boy (cameo)]; Night Girl

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Mike Grell
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #212

Synopsis

Night Girl's efforts to track down "Crafty" Colson and his gang cause a rift between her and Cosmic Boy, but together they take them down.

Notes

Night Girl is in a new costume in this story.

Show/hide 39. Biographies Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Notes

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

Show/hide 40. Untitled Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Superboy; Invisible Kid; Phantom Girl; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Star Boy; Duo Damsel; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Chemical King; Light Lass]; Validus; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Soljer; Roxxas

Credits

Pencils
Nick Cardy (#203)
Mike Grell (larger panel of #208 and #210 & #211)
Curt Swan (smaller panels of #208)
Inks
Nick Cardy (#203)
Mike Grell (larger panel of #208 and #210 & #211)
George Klein (smaller panels of #208)
Colours
Digital Chameleon
Letters
?
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #203
from Superboy (1949 series) #208
from Superboy (1949 series) #210
from Superboy (1949 series) #211

Notes

Four small cover reproductions on back cover.


Notes

Cover is a composite of separate figures done for "The Lore of the Legion" feature in Superboy #205.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34452

Entry created

  • 29/09/2007

Index completed

  • 15/10/2011

Last updated

  • 22/03/2009