The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives #1

DC Comics

United States.

Published
1991
Page count
256
Cover price
39.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/63406

Credits

Editing
Michael Charles Hill

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Rick Taylor
Editing
Michael Charles Hill

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Printed in
in World's Best Comics: Silver Age Sampler (DC, 2004 series) #nn [figures only, reformatted]

Notes

ISBN 1-56389-020-8. Table of Contents page mistakenly omitted; included with second volume. All lettering credits from other indexes and sources.

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

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

teaser on dust jacket flaps (inside front and inside back)

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958) [from cover, used as a spot illo]
Show/hide 3. Foreword Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 5 pages

Featuring

Characters
Bouncing Boy (spot illo 1); Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl] (spot illo 2)

Credits

Script
Mike Gold
Art
John Forte (spot illo 1)
John Byrne (spot illo 2)
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #301 (October 1962) [spot illo 1]
from Interlac (the Legion APA) [spot illo 2]
Show/hide 4. The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Legion of Super-Heroes) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Phantom Girl; Triplicate Girl; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Invisible Kid; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4 (Winter 1962)
The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #3 (September 1963)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #3 (September 1963)
The Origin and Powers of The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Origin And Powers Of The Legion Of Super-Heroes!
From GCD
from Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4 (Winter 1962)

Synopsis

Origins and powers of 12 of the Legionnaires.

Show/hide 5. The Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]; Jonathan Kent (cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #29 ([October 1958?])
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #1 (March-April 1980)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #491 (September 1982)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #491 (September 1982)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247 (DC, 2000 series) (November 2000)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
World's Best Comics: Silver Age Sampler (DC, 2004 series) (2004)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 2009 series) #0 (April 2009)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)

Synopsis

Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely intitiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.

Notes

First appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes. Lightning Lad is called Lightning Boy in this story only and all three Legionnaires appear in these costumes in this issue only. Several other unidentified Legionnaires appear in this story, including one who is colored to imply he is Brainiac 5.

Show/hide 6. Prisoner of the Super-Heroes (Superboy) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267 (December 1959)

Synopsis

The Legion returns to 20th Century to discredit Superboy and exile him from Earth.

Notes

Second appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes

Show/hide 7. The Three Super-Heroes (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid]; Superman

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267 (August 1960)
The Three Super-Heroes
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966)
The Three Super-Heroes
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
The Three Super-Heroes
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #29 ([July 1978?])
The Three Super-Heroes!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #492 (October 1982)
The Three Super-Heroes!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
The Three Super-Heroes!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Three Super-Heroes!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Three Super-Heroes!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267 (August 1960)

Synopsis

The Legion comes to the 20th century to meet Supergirl and invites her to come to the 30th Century to apply to join the Legion.

Notes

Third appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes; first appearance of Chameleon Boy, Colossal Boy, and Invisible Kid.

Show/hide 8. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lex Luthor; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #86 (January 1961)

Synopsis

Luthor lures Superboy into a kryptonite trap, but he is saved by a timely appearance of Lightning Lad.

Notes

Luthor speculates about the existence of a Legion of Super-Villains, and their future first appearance is plugged in the final caption of the story.

Show/hide 9. Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Star Boy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy] (in flashback)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #282 (March 1961)

Synopsis

Lana uses Star Boy in an attempt to make Superboy jealous.

Notes

First appearance of Star Boy, who has powers similar to Superboy's in this story only. Story is re-written version of story from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953).

Show/hide 10. Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Phantom Girl; Triplicate Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5]; Brainiac; Koko; Lori Lemaris; Jerro; Krypto

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276 (May 1961)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([November 1961?])
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #147 (June 1968)
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276 (May 1961)

Synopsis

Supergirl again travels to the 30th century to tryout for the Legion, and this time is inducted alongside Brainiac 5.

Notes

First apprearances of Phantom Girl, Triplicate Girl, Shrinking Violet, Bouncing Boy, Sun Boy, and Brainiac 5.

Show/hide 11. Superboy's Big Brother! [Superboy's Big Brother! Part 1] (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El]; Mon-El [also as Bob Cobb]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Krypto (cameo); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)

Synopsis

When a space ship crashes outside Smallville, Superboy finds an amnesiac super-powered youth who might be his older brother. He christens him Mon-El and sets him up with a secret identity, but he soon finds evidence that Mon-El is not in fact Kryptonian.

Notes

First appearance of Mon-El. Story is re-written version of "Superman's Big Brother" from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #80 (January-February 1953).

Show/hide 12. The Secret of Mon-El! [Superboy's Big Brother! Part 2] (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El [Bob Cobb; Lar Gand] (origin); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Miss Joyce; King Mycerinua; Rhodopis; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Phantom Zone

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)

Synopsis

Trying to prove Mon-El isn't actually Kryptonian, Superboy accidentally exposes him to lead, which both poisons him and returns his memory. He remembers that he is a space explorer from Daxam named Lar Gand, who visited Krypton, meeting Jor-El and Lara, before arriving on Earth. To save his life, Superboy sends Lar Gand into the Phantom Zone until he can cure him of his lead poisoning.

Show/hide 13. The Legion of Super-Villains (Superman) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman]; Lex Luthor; Legion of Super-Villains [Cosmic King; Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #147 (August 1961)

Synopsis

Luthor contacts and teams up with the Legion of Super-Villains from 30th Century.

Notes

First appearance of adult Legion of Super-Heroes and Legion of Super-Villains

Show/hide 14. The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero! (Superboy) Comic story, 13.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Tom Tanner; Martha Kent; unnamed Sun Boy imposter; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad, Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Phantom Girl, Sun Boy]; Lana Lang; Krypto

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #290 (November 1961)
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #32 ([March 1962?])
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #147 (June 1968)
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #495 (January 1983)
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #290 (November 1961)

Synopsis

An imposter Sun Boy has Superboy help him assemble a robot.

Notes

Story is in part a re-written version of "The Two Clark Kents" from Adventure Comics (1938 series) #191 (August 1953). Writer credit from index of original issue. Credited as "Unknown" in Table of Contents.

Show/hide 15. The Legion of Super-Traitors! (Superboy) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]; Jax-Ur; General Zod; Mon-El; Legion of Super-Pets [Krypto; Streaky; Super-Monkey; Super-Horse]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #293 (February 1962)

Synopsis

The Brain-Globes of Rambat attempt to use the Legion in their plan to take over Earth, but the Legion gather the Legion of Super-Pets who can't be mind-controlled.

Notes

First appearance of the Legion of Super-Pets. Also first appearance of Supergirl's Super-Horse, before his first appearance in her series.

Show/hide 16. Supergirl's Greatest Challenge (Supergirl) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5]; Whizzy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #287 (April 1962)

Synopsis

During a trip to the 30th century, the Legionnaires seemingly lose their powers and Supergirl must cover for them, but it is really a trap to send her into the Phantom Zone.

Show/hide 17. Superman's Super-Courtship! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Superman; Helen of Troy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Phantom Woman; Triplicate Woman?; Chameleon Man; Sun Man; Saturn Woman]; Luma Lynai

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289 (June 1962)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #496 (February 1983)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #12 ([November 1962?])
Superman's Super-Courtship!
Also printed
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
Superman's Super-Courtship
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289 (June 1962)

Synopsis

Supergirl tries to find the perfect mate for Superman.

Show/hide 18. The Boy with Ultra-Powers! (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah, also as Gary Crane], Marla Latham [also as Ben Crane]; Pete Ross; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #98 (July 1962)

Synopsis

Ultra Boy must discover Superboy's secret identity as an initiation test for entrance into the Legion.

Notes

First appearances of Ultra Boy and Marla Latham.

Show/hide 19. The Face behind the Lead Mask (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Superboy; Chameleon Boy (statue); Bouncing Boy (statue); Shrinking Violet (statue); Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg] (statue)]; Lex Luthor; Urthlo; Mon-El

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor faces only)
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #300 (September 1962)
The Face Behind the Lead Mask!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
The Face Behind the Lead Mask
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #377 (June 1969)
The Face behind the Lead Mask
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #146 ([October 1971])
The Face Behind the Lead Mask
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #12 ([April 1979])
The Face Behind the Lead Mask
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #497 (March 1983)
The Face Behind the Lead Mask!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Face Behind the Lead Mask!
 
United States
Superman: Tales from the Phantom Zone (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
The Face Behind the Lead Mask!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #300 (September 1962)

Synopsis

At a regular meeting of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires lose control of their powers. Urthlo arrives and announces that he now controls the Legionnaires' powers and there is nothing they can do about it. But Saturn Girl comes up with a serum to temporarily cure Mon-El and immunize him against lead, and Superboy releases him from the Phantom Zone to knock out Urthlo, who turns out to be an automaton created by Lex Luthor sent into the future to destroy the Legion.

Notes

Mon-El becomes a member of the Legion in this story.

Show/hide 20. The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy]

Credits

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

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #301 (October 1962)

Synopsis

Bouncing Boy tells a group of applicants how he got his powers and gained acceptance into the Legion.

Show/hide 21. Sun-Boy's Lost Power! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Ultra Boy; Bouncing Boy]; Pete Ross

Credits

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

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #302 (November 1962)

Synopsis

Sun Boy loses his powers and has to find a way to recharge them.

Show/hide 22. The Fantastic Spy! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Matter-Eater Lad; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet; Superboy]; Dr. Landro

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #303 (December 1962)

Synopsis

The newest Legionnaire, Matter-Eater Lad, is accused of being a spy.

Show/hide 23. 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
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Lightning Lad; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Supergirl]; Lori Lemaris; Zaryan the Conqueror

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304 (January 1963)
The Stolen Superpowers!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #44 ([April 1963?])
The Stolen Super-Powers
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #403 (March-April 1971)
The Stolen Super-Powers!
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #89 ([October 1974?])
The Stolen Super-Powers
Also printed
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 (January 1963)

Synopsis

Saturn Girl tries to sacrifice herself after she finds out that a computer predicts the death of a legionnaire fighting Zaryan, but Lightning Lad dies instead.

Notes

Saturn Girl is elected Legion leader.

Show/hide 24. 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
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El [as Marvel Lad, the Legionnaire Lemon]; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Superboy (in flashback)]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #305 (February 1963)
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #403 (March-April 1971)
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #77 ([January 1966?])
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #91 ([February 1975?])
The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #500 (June 1983)
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

In tryouts to replace the fallen Lightning Lad, Marvel Lad wows the Legionnaires, who reveals he is Mon-El, now cured by Brainiac 5.

Show/hide 25. Cover Gallery Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page
Show/hide 26. The Legion of Super-Heroes! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
Show/hide 27. Prisoner of the Super-Heroes! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267 (December 1959)
Show/hide 28. The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #290 (November 1961)
Show/hide 29. The Legion of Super-Traitors! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Rick Taylor

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #293 (February 1962)
Show/hide 30. Superboy in "Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes!" (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; Sun Boy; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad, Triplicate Girl; Mon-El]

Credits

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

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #300 (September 1962)

Notes

ISBN 1-56389-020-8. Table of Contents page mistakenly omitted; included with second volume. All lettering credits from other indexes and sources.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35035

Entry created

  • 17/11/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019