Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 2000
Page count
36
Cover price
2.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/238836

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)
Adam Philips (collected edition)
Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)
Adam Philips (collected edition)
Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)

Reprint history

Printed in
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247
Show/hide 1. Untitled Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Describes the first appearance and early rise of The Legion of Super-Heroes.

Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

Show/hide 2. The Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]; Jonathan Kent (cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #29 ([October 1958?])
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #1 (March-April 1980)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #491 (September 1982)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #491 (September 1982)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
World's Best Comics: Silver Age Sampler (DC, 2004 series) (2004)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (DC, 2008 series) ([June] 2008)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 2009 series) #0 (April 2009)
The Legion of Super-Heroes
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247

Synopsis

Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely intitiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.

Notes

Reprint of the first appearance of the Legion. Lightning Lad is called Lightning Boy in this story. Several other unidentified Legionnaires appear in the story. The Legionnaires are not yet in their regular costumes.

Show/hide 3. Read 'Em and Laugh! Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humor

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247

Notes

A collection of quick jokes.

Show/hide 4. Walking the Dog (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor
Characters
Little Pete; Mister Roberts

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247

Synopsis

Pete figures out an easier way to walk a dog.

Show/hide 5. The 13 Superstition Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; C. M. Hawkins

Credits

Script
France Herron
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
The 13 Superstition Arrows
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #25 ([October 1958?])
The 13 Superstition Arrows
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The 13 Superstition Arrows

Synopsis

To secure a $5,000,000 bequest to charity, Green Arrow must use 13 trick arrows with gimmicks associated with bad luck.

Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.

Show/hide 6. Money (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247

Synopsis

Casey plays a trick with some play money.

Show/hide 7. Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([July 1958])
Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
Aquaman's Super Sea Squad

Synopsis

Aquaman has to carefully deliver a nuclear projectile to the military before it detonates.

Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43039

Cover added

  • 13/02/2010

Index completed

  • 13/02/2010