The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives #3

DC Comics

United States

Published
1993
Page count
224
Cover price
39.95 USD; 47.95 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/63408

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
Phantom Girl; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Saturn Girl

Credits

Art
Karl Kesel
Colours
Tom McCraw
Show/hide 1. Legion of Super-Heroes Archives: Volume 3 Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
George Klein (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Title page illustrated with a detail from a story from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #117 (December 1964), flipped and slightly altered.

Show/hide 2. Table of Contents Table of contents, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Triplicate Girl

Credits

Art
John Forte (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Illustrated with a detail from a story from an unidentified issue of Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series).

Show/hide 3. Foreword Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 4 pages

Featuring

Characters
Matter-Eater Lad

Credits

Script
Harry Broertjes
Art
John Forte (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Illustrated with a detail from a story from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #318 (March 1964).

Show/hide 4. The Legion Constitution Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. The Mutiny of the 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 [Sun Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Star Boy; Lightning Lad]; Superboy (in inset)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 6. Part I: The Mutiny of the Legionnaires (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 [Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Superboy (cameo); Mon-El (cameo); Lightning Lad; Star Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl]; Time Trapper (cameo)

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #318 (March 1964)
Part I: The Mutiny of the Legionnaires!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
The Mutiny of the Legionnaires! Part I
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #503 (September 1983)
The Mutiny of the Legionnaires
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Mutiny of the Legionnaires!

Synopsis

During a rescue mission, stress gets to Sun Boy, who sets the rest of the Legionnaires adrift in a lifeboat.

Show/hide 7. Part II: The Castaway Legionnaires (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 [Sun Boy; Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Matter-Eater Lad; Lightning Lad; Star Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmnd Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #318 (March 1964)
Part II: The Castaway Legionnaires!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
Part II The Castaway Legionnaires!

Synopsis

The castaway Legionnaires find their way back to the rescue ship, now piloted by a catatonic Sun Boy.

Show/hide 8. Jimmy's Legion Romances! (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [as Elastic Lad]; Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Show/hide 9. Elastic Lad Jimmy and His Legion Romances (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [also as Elastic Lad]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy]; Lucy Lane

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw

Synopsis

The Legion girls bring Jimmy to the future to stage emergencies and make Lucy appreciate him.

Show/hide 10. The Legion's Suicide Squad! (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; Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Star Boy]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 11. Part I: The Legion's Suicide Squad! (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 [Colossal Boy; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Phantom Girl; Mon-El; Superboy; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn (pg. 1 only)
?

Synopsis

Isolationist planet Throon builds a citadel to keep others away and uses a ray to disable all passing spaceships. The first Legion team selected to take out the ray meets their defeat.

Show/hide 12. Part II: The Charge of the Substitute Heroes! (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 Substitute-Heroes [Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy; Stone Boy; Night Girl]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Star Boy; Triplicate Girl; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Phantom Girl; Colossal Boy; Light Lass; Mon-El; Lightning Lad]

Credits

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

Synopsis

The next two teams of Legionnaires also fail, but the Subs are able to put an end to the menace of Throon.

Show/hide 13. The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! (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; Dev-Em; Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 14. Part I: The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! (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 [also as Clark Kent]; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5]; Dev-Em; Radiation Roy; Proty II; Krypto; Molock

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder (pgs. 4-9, uncredited)
Pencils
John Forte (pgs. 1-3, 10)
George Papp (pgs. 4-9)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (pgs. 1-3, 10)
George Papp (pgs. 4-9)
Al Plastino (Superboy and Clark Kent faces)
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #320 (May 1964)
Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #177 (September 1971)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! [The Revenge of the Knave of Krypton!]
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #153 ([May 1972?])
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #44 (January 1984)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!

Synopsis

Dev-Em arrives at Legion headquarters as a member of the Inter-Stellar Counter-Intelligence Corps on a mission to nab the elusive leader of the Cosmic Spy Legion, Morlock the Merciless, but loses the assignment to Superboy.

Show/hide 15. Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy, Chameleon Boy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Mon-El]; Dev-Em; Molock; Proty II

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Synopsis

Superboy successfully completes Dev-Em's mission, with Proty II's help.

Show/hide 16. The Code of the 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; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Star Boy; Mon-El]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 17. Part I: The Code 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 [Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Element Lad; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl; Brainiac 5; Matter-Eater Lad]; Time Trapper [also as Commissioner Wilson]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Al Plastino (Superboy face on pg. 1 only)
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Synopsis

The Legionnaires submit to tests of their ability to keep secret their greatest weapon from Commissioner Wilson.

Notes

Bouncing Boy loses his power and joins the Legion Reserves.

Show/hide 18. Part II: The Weakest Legionnaire (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 [Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Invisible Kid; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Phantom Girl; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5]; Time Trapper [also as Commissioner Wilson]; Bouncing Boy

Credits

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

Synopsis

Lightning Lad purposely fails his test to expose Commissioner Wilson as the Time Trapper.

Show/hide 19. The Initiation of Proty II! (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-Pets [Super-Horse [Comet]; Streaky; Krypto; Super-Monkey [Beppo]; Proty II [partly as Superboy]]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 20. Part I: The Super-Tests of the Super-Pets! (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-Pets [Super-Horse [Comet]; Krypto; Streaky; Super-Monkey [Beppo]; Proty II]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Phantom Girl; Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy; Night Girl]; Supergirl

Credits

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

Synopsis

With the Legion away trying to capture the Time Trapper, the Super-Pets are left in charge. They assign Proty II tests to prove he can join their ranks.

Show/hide 21. Part II: The Pet of a Thousand Faces (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-Pets [Super-Horse [Comet]; Streaky; Super-Monkey [Beppo]; Krypto; Proty II [also as Chameleon Boy]]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Superboy; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Joe Letterese (balloons on pg. 1 only)
Vivian Berg?

Synopsis

Proty II passes his final tests and is admitted into the Legion of Super-Pets.

Show/hide 22. The Eight Impossible Missions! (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; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 23. Part I: The Eight Impossible Missions! (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 [Sun Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Element Lad]; Proty II; Spider Girl; Pete Ross; Jimmy Olsen; Double-Header; Jor-El (in flashback)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Joe Letterese

Synopsis

Proty II comes up with a contest to determine the next Legion leader.

Notes

First appearance of Spider Girl and Double-Header.

Show/hide 24. Part II: The Amazing Winner of the Great Proty Puzzle! (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 [Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Element Lad; Superboy; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Light Lass; Invisible Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad]; Jimmy Olsen [also as Elastic Lad]; Lucy Lane; Proty II; Pete Ross

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Joe Letterese

Synopsis

Saturn Girl solves Proty's puzzle and remains Legion leader.

Show/hide 25. The Legion of Super-Outlaws! (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; Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad; Gas Girl]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 26. Part I: The Legion of Super-Outlaws! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Gas Girl; Evolvo Lad; Duplicate Boy; Life Lass]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Shrinking Violet; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid]; Marden King

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg?

Synopsis

Marden King tricks the Heroes of Lallor into fighting the Legion, in revenge for the Legion's earlier defeat of his brother Jungle King.

Show/hide 27. Part II: The Battle of the Super-Teams! (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; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Star Boy; Invisible Kid; Element Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Lightning Lad]; Heroes of Lallor [Duplicate Boy; Gas Girl; Life Lass; Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad]; Marden King

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg?

Synopsis

The Heroes of Lallor realize they have been tricked and turn on Marden King.

Show/hide 28. Lex Luthor Meets 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
Supergirl; Superboy; Lex Luthor

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 29. Part I: Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Star Boy; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl; Shrinkng Violet; Light Lass; Invisible Kid; Mon-El; Superboy (in flashback)]; Lex Luthor

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #325 (October 1964)
Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #70 ([June 1965?])
Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes Part 2: The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
Part I: Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!

Synopsis

Lex Luthor convinces the Legion he has come to the future from a time before he turned evil.

Show/hide 30. Part II: The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor! (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 [Matter-Eater Lad; Triplicate Girl; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Light Lass; Colossal Boy; Sun Boy; Star Boy; Element Lad; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Lighting Lad; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Superboy; Supergirl; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad]; Lex Luthor; Proty II

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Vivian Berg?

Synopsis

Luthor seemingly dissolves the Legionnaires, but they have the last laugh on him.

Show/hide 31. The Revolt of the Girl 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 [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Supergirl; Superboy; Element Lad (statue); Star Boy (statue); Invisible Kid (statue); Brainiac 5 (statue); Cosmic Boy (statue); Chameleon Boy (statue)]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 32. Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires! (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 [Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Superboy]; Proty II

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #326 (November 1964)
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #171 ([January 1974?])
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!

Synopsis

The girl Legionnaires turn on the boys.

Show/hide 33. Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Supergirl; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad]; Queen Azura

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #326 (November 1964)
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #171 ([January 1974?])
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines

Synopsis

The source of the plot is revealed and the boys are restored.

Show/hide 34. Superboy and the Five Legion Traitors! (Superboy) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Invisible Kid; Element Lad; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy]; Lana Lang; Pete Ross

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Show/hide 35. Superboy and the 5 Legion Traitors! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Element Lad]; Police Chief Parker; Lana Lang

Credits

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

Synopsis

Superboy accidentally arrives in a parallel world where the Legion are villains.

Show/hide 36. Part I: The Lone Wolf 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 [Sun Boy; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5]; Lone Wolf

Credits

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

Synopsis

While investigating robberies on Zoon, the Legionnaires extend an invitation of membership to Lone Wolf, but he refuses.

Notes

Lone Wolf later returns as Timber Wolf. Cover of this issue not reprinted in this volume as it reflects the Superboy solo story.

Show/hide 37. Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad]; Lone Wolf

Credits

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

Synopsis

Lone Wolf reveals that he refused membership because he is an android, but the Legion discovers he is not what he thinks.

Show/hide 38. The Lad Who Wrecked 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 [Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Superboy]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Rick Taylor
Tom McCraw
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Show/hide 39. [Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Shrinking Violet; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Phantom Girl]; Command Kid; Bouncing Boy

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
First print
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #76 ([December 1965?])
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion Part 2: The Secret of the Legion Rookie
Also printed
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February 1973)
[Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1973 series) #1 (February 1973)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #170 ([October 1973?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
[Part I]: The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([April] 2008)
The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!

Synopsis

Command Kid joins the Legion, but his arrogance puts off some of the Legionnaires. Star Boy, however, asks Command Kid to help him become as powerful as he is.

Show/hide 40. Part II: The Secret of the Legion Rookie?! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Lightning Lad; Shrinking Violet; Cosmic Boy; Invisible Kid; Star Boy; Triplicate Girl; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad]; Command Kid

Credits

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

Synopsis

More Legionnaires submit to Command Kid's treatment, but Saturn Girl and Element Lad return with the solution to the mystery of Command Kid just in time.

Show/hide 41. 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 42. Untitled Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [as Elastic Lad]; Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Superboy; Lightning Lad; Star Boy; Mon-El; Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Element Lad (statue); Invisible Kid (statue); Brainiac 5 (statue); Cosmic Boy (statue); Chameleon Boy (statue)]; Legion of Super-Pets [Super-Horse [Comet]; Streaky; Krypto; Super-Monkey [Beppo]; Proty II [partly as Superboy]]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Tom McCraw
Letters
Typeset
? (Jimmy Olsen cover)
Ira Schnapp (other three covers)

Notes

Four small cover reproductions on back cover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35978

Entry created

  • 24/02/2008

Index completed

  • 23/07/2015

Last updated

  • 23/07/2015