Adventure Comics #331

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Digest size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19058

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Villains [Saturn Queen; Cosmic King; Lightning Lord]

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([April] 2008)
Adventure Comics #331
Printed in
Legion of Super-Heroes: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #2 ([August] 2018)
 
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #4
in Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #2
From GCD
From Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331
Show/hide 1. Untitled (100 Magnets) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Magnets

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 2. The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dynamo Boy; Golden Boy; The Polecat; Animal Lad; The Tusker; Legion of Super-Villains [Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen; Cosmic King]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Stone Boy; Chlorophyll Kid; Night Girl; Fire Lad; Polar Boy]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
David Huffine, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #83 (July 1966)
The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains Part 2: The Revolt of the Super-Villains
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #64 (September 1985)
[Part I]: The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
[Part I]: The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([April] 2008)
The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
Printed in
Legion of Super-Heroes: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #2 ([August] 2018)
From GCD
From Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331

Synopsis

Dynamo Boy accepts as members the Legion of Super-Villains, over the Subs' objections.

Notes

Sotry continues from previous issue.

Show/hide 3. Featuring Superboy's Greatest Foes and Menaces! (80 Page Giant; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
80 Page Giant; Superboy

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Private Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Another letter for you, Pete!"

Featuring

Feature
Private Pete
Genre
Humor
Characters
Private Pete

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Star Spangled War Stories (DC, 1952 series) #132 (September 1952)

Synopsis

Private Pete gets a lot of mail. Turns out Pete is sending them himself, because he likes to get mail.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Hasbro's G. I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hasbro's G. I. Joe

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 6. Part II: The Revolt of the Super-Villains! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dynamo Boy; Legion of Super-Villains [Lightning Lord; Cosmic King; Saturn Queen]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; Triplicate Girl; Invisible Kid; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
David Huffine, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #83 (July 1966)
The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains Part 2: The Revolt of the Super-Villains
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #64 (September 1985)
Part II: The Revolt of the Super-Villains!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)
Part II: The Revolt of the Super-Villains!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([April] 2008)
The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
Printed in
Legion of Super-Heroes: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2017 series) #2 ([August] 2018)
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331
 
From Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #331

Synopsis

The LSV turns on Dynamo Boy and sends him into the future. The ex-Legionnaires, keeping track of events from far off, challenge the LSV to a final confrontation.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (The Legion Outpost) Letters page, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legion Outpost

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Text
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Show/hide 8. Untitled (Silly Putty) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silly Putty

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 9. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"This must be the coldest day of the winter -- brrr --"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #1 (January 1951)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967?])
Untitled

Synopsis

Casey thinks it is warmer standing by the theatre that is playing a movie called "Desert Sands."

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 11. Clark Kent's Coach (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #43 (September 1955)
Clark Kent's Coach
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #8 ([January 1957?])
Clark Kent's Coach
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #19 ([November 1966])
Clark Kent's Coach
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #43
Show/hide 12. 10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 13. Untitled (80-Page Giant; The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
80-Page Giant; The Flash

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 15. Are YOU A Silent Witness? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

Kids learn that it pays to stick around and help the cops as a witness to a crime.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 17. Untitled (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #56 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41076

Cover added

  • 21/01/2010

Index completed

  • 04/09/2021

Last updated

  • 04/09/2021