Adventure Comics #502

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/358607

Credits

Editing
Nicola Cuti

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Brickface and the Trowel (Plastic Man) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith

Reprint history

From GCD
fr. Adventure #470 (Apr '80)
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
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

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #316 (January 1964)
Part I: The Renegade Super-Hero!
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!
 
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
fr Adventure Comics #316 (Jan 1964)

Synopsis

Ultra Boy is revealed as an escaped convict and flees the Legion

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
Superboy, Ultra Boy, Phantom Girl, Saturn Girl, Sun Boy, Brainiac 5, Mon-El, Lightning Lad, Chameleon Boy, Cosmic Boy, Element Lad

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
fr Adventure Comics #316 (Jan 1964)

Synopsis

Ultra Boy's criminal past is revealed as a ruse so he could infiltrate a pirate band.

Show/hide 4. The Human Hawks (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Marvel
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Clarence C. Beck [C. C. Beck]

Reprint history

From GCD
from Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #143 (April 1953)
Show/hide 5. The Parchment of Power Perilous (Spectre) Comic story, 22 pages
Show/hide 6. Can This Be Death? (Aquaman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Art
Jim Aparo

Reprint history

From GCD
from Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #50 (March-April 1970)
Show/hide 7. Zatanna, the Magician (Zatanna) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna
Genre
Occult

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Gray Morrow

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #413 (December 1971)
Zatanna the Magician!
Also printed
United States
DC Super Stars (DC, 1976 series) #11 (January 1977)
Zatanna the Magician
Show/hide 8. Part I: The Menace of Dream Girl! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Saturn Girl, Lightning Lass, Brainiac 5, Star Boy, Matter-Eater Lad, Superboy, Mon-El, Dream Girl, Sun Boy, Triplicate Girl

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

From GCD
fr. Adventure Comics #317 (Feb '64)

Synopsis

Dream Girl joins, causes Lightning Lass to lose her powers, and has Lightning Lass and Triplicate Girl expelled

Notes

intro Dream Girl, first mention of Time Trapper, first app the Iron Curtain of Time

Show/hide 9. Part II: The Doom of the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dream Girl, Saturn Girl, Brainiac 5, Star Boy, Matter-Eater Lad, Triplicate Girl, Sun Boy, Lightning Lad, Ultra Boy, Bouncing Boy, Shrinking Violet, Superboy, Light Lass

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (February 1964)
Part II: The Doom of the Legion!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #63 ([November 1964?])
The Menace of Dream Girl: The Doom of the Legion (part 2)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #2 (1992)
Part II: The Doom of the Legion!
From GCD
fr. Adventure Comics #317 (Feb '64)
 
in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #2
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (February 1964)

Synopsis

Dream Girl has more Legionnaires expelled, in order to prevent her prediction of their deaths. The prediction proves false, Dream Girl leaves and the others are reinstated

Notes

Lightning Lass becomes Light Lass

Show/hide 10. Untitled Illustration, 1 page

Credits

Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40681

Entry created

  • 30/03/2010

Last updated

  • 05/10/2012