Super Heroes Album #5

Published
March 1977
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Last Fight for a Legionnaire (Legion of Super Heroes) Cover, 1 page

""Swear us in Superboy! We won the right to take these losers' place in the Legion!" "Last Fight for a Legionnaire!""

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Mike Grell, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
Superboy 212, October 1975
Show/hide 1. Last Fight for a Legionnaire (Legion of Super Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super Heroes
Genre
Super-hero
Code
B-2488

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Mike Grell, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
Jack C. Harris, Assistant Editor [as Jack Harris]

Reprint history

Original
Superboy 212, October 1975
Show/hide 2. Puzzle of the Perilous Prisons (Adam Strange) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 3. Star Names Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
Hawkman 10, October-November 1965

Notes

Filler feature (consisting of two panels) covering the origins of the names of the constellations: The Big Dipper; and Leo. Half page appears at the end of Sequence 2.

Show/hide 4. The Luxury Limousine of Space (Space Cabbie) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Cabbie
Genre
Science fiction
Code
N-1562

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Bernard Sachs, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
Mystery In Space 45, August 1958
This version
DC Super-Stars 6, August 1976
Show/hide 5. The Adult Legion (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero
Code
M-1468

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #106 ([June 1968?])
Original
Adventure Comics 354, March 1967
This version
DC Super-Stars 3, May 1976

Notes

Superman appears in this story. This is a story of the Legion of Super-Heroes when they have grown to be adults.

Show/hide 6. The War of the Legions (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero
Code
N-1479

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #107 ([July 1968?])
Original
Adventure Comics 355, June 1967
This version
DC Super-Stars 3, May 1976

Notes

Superman makes a cameo appearance in this story. This is a story of the Legion of Super-Heroes when they have grown to be adults.

Show/hide 7. The Hot Spot (The Space Voyagers) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Voyagers
Genre
Jungle
Code
K-1020

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Alex Niño, line art [as Alex Nino]
Editing
Joe Kubert, editor

Reprint history

Original
Rima, The Jungle Girl 3, August-September 1974
Show/hide 8. Stay Small Or Die (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero
Code
B-2632

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Mike Grell, penciller
 
Bill Draut, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Superboy 214, January 1976

Notes

Story spotlights Shrinking Violet

Show/hide 9. Who Saved The Earth? (Star Rovers) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Star Rovers
Genre
Science fiction
Code
N-1609

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #40 ([December 1963?])
Original
Mystery In Space, 80, December 1962
This version
DC Super-Stars 8, October 1976
Show/hide 10. Beware the Synthetic Men (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [as Edgar Ray Merritt]
Art
Murphy Anderson, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #17 (February 1952)
Beware the Synthetic Men
Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([April 1961?])
Beware the Synthetic Men

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 923

Entry created

  • 12/12/2003

Cover added

  • 29/04/2007

Index completed

  • 29/04/2007

Last updated

  • 24/01/2014