Adventure Comics #316

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1964
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18140

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Renegade Super-Legionnaire! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2
Show/hide 1. You Get What You Vote For! (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen; fact
Characters
Joe; Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero! (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 [Superboy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy, Shrinking Violet; Element Lad; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Renegade Super-Hero Part 2: The End of a Super-Traitor
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #13 ([July 1979?])
Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero!
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #13 ([July 1979?])
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502 (August 1983)
Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #2 (1992)
Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Renegade Super-Hero!
From GCD
in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #316 (January 1964)
 
fr Adventure Comics #316 (Jan 1964)
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #316.
Original
Adventure Comics No. 316, January 1964

Synopsis

When Ultra Boy appears to be an escaped convict, he is expelled from the Legion and has to flee the planet.

Show/hide 3. Part II: The End of a Super-Traitor! (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 [Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Invisible Kid; Bouncing Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #13 ([July 1979?])
Part II: The End of a Super-Traitor!
From GCD
in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2

Synopsis

Ultra Boy reveals that his faked criminal past was a ploy to infiltrate and lure a pirate band into custody.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Super-Turtle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Super-Turtle
Genre
Gag
Characters
Super-Turtle

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Super-Turtle helps a baby elephant reunite with his mother.

Show/hide 5. The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes! (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The 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 [cont]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4 [with alterations]
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #57
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2 [in this version]

Synopsis

illustrations of Legionnaires in action, with real names and home worlds

Show/hide 6. The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes!] [con't (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
[cont] Superboy, Lightning Lass, Star Boy, Mon-El, Ultra Boy, Matter-Eater Lad, Supergirl, Proty II, Element Lad, Elastic Lad (Jimmy Olsen), Super-Pets (Krypto, Super-Monkey, Super-Horse, Streaky)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #57
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2

Synopsis

illustrations of Legionnaires in action, with real names and home worlds

Show/hide 7. The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes!] [con't (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

From GCD
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2 [reformatted]

Synopsis

origins of Legionnaires in previous illustration pages

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Cinema Antics) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cinema Antics
Genre
Humor
Characters
Cinema Antics

Synopsis

Tommy goes to see "Treasure Island" instead of reading the book for a book report.

Notes

humor strip


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40680

Cover added

  • 06/05/2010

Index completed

  • 06/05/2010