Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #14535

Tempo Books

United States

Published
1977
Page count
164
Cover price
$1.25
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/30571

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Princess Projectra; Lightning Lad; Karate Kid; Dream Girl; Wildfire; Star Boy; Colossal Boy; Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Light Lass; Timber Wolf; Element Lad; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El]

Credits

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
Typeset

Notes

The cover image for this book is an edited version of the January picture from the Super DC Calendar 1976, with some characters removed to fit the cover size.

Show/hide 1. Superboy's Darkest Secret (Superboy) Comic story, 65 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jor-El; Lara; Krylo; Pa Kent

Credits

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #158 (July 1969)
Superboy's Darkest Secret!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #10 ([June 1973?])
Superboy's Darkest Secret!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #117 ([October 1979?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #117 ([October 1979?])
Superboy's Darkest Secret
From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #158 [reformatted]

Synopsis

Superboy discovers that his parents survived the destruction of Krypton and are floating in space in suspended animation.

Show/hide 2. The Six-Legged Legionnaire (Tales of the Legion of Superheroes) Comic story, 36 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Superheroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [also as Clark Kent]; Invisible Kid; Dream Girl; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Colossal Boy; Chameleon Boy; Light Lass]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (1938 series) #355 [reformatted]

Synopsis

Lana Lang accompanies Superboy to a meeting of the Legion and applies for membership. Though she is rejected, she participates in a mission and is elected to the Legion Reserve.

Show/hide 3. Curse of the Blood-Crystals (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 31 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5]; Mordru

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #188 (July 1972)
Curse of the Blood-Crystals!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #161 ([January 1973?])
Curse of the Blood-Crystals
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #12 ([April 1979])
Curse of the Blood-Crystals
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #Volume 10 (2000)
Curse of the Blood-Crystals!
From GCD
from Superboy (1949 series) #188 [reformatted]

Synopsis

Chameleon Boy finds a crystal created by Mordru to inspire hate for Superboy in whomever looks at it, and heads for 20th century Smallville.

Show/hide 4. The Legionnaires Who Never Were (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Saturn Girl; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Brainiac 5 [also as Prince Projectur; Sun Boy [also as Saturn Lad]; Chameleon Boy [also as Pozr-Du]; Mon-El; Element Lad]

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Jack Abel
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (1938 series) #392 [reformatted]

Synopsis

Saturn Girl and Princess Projectra return from a mission to find a Legion that doesn't seem to know them, but it is all a test of Princess Projectra's ability to handle a crisis.

Notes

Mon-El is elected Legion leader and Element Lad deputy leader at the end of this story.


Notes

The cover image for this book is an edited version of the January picture from the Super DC Calendar 1976, with some characters removed to fit the cover size.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39428

Cover added

  • 11/02/2010

Index completed

  • 11/02/2010