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  • Issue #206
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 206

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Legionnaires Who Haunted Superboy, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Superboy encounters dead Legionnaires Ferro Lad and Invisible Kid in Smallville; They tell him they are testing themselves to see if they still have what it takes to be in the Legion; But Superboy knows they are experimental clones who only survive for 2 days. Welcome Home, Daughter...Now Die!, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Princess Projectra's guilt causes her to create an illusion of Orando so convincing she thinks she is home. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #207
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 207
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    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Rookie Who Betrayed the Legion, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; While the Legion is told by the President that Universo has escaped, Colossal Boy finds a Science Police officer slinking around the headquarters; Dvron tells the Legionnaires that he has already encountered the escaped Universo and leads them to him; But once they find him, Dvron stops the Legionnaires from capturing Universo as payback for Universo saving his life; But now that they are even, Dvron helps the Legionnaires snare Universo. Lightning Lad's Day of Dread, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Lightning Lad honors the first anniversary of his parents death at the spot in space where they died and encounters his brother Lightning Lord. Letter to the editor excerpt from comic writer Mary Jo Duffy. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #208
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 208

    68-page giant. New Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes story "Vengeance of the Super-Villains" (script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell.) Superboy reprint, "Lana Lang's Superboy Identity Detection Kit!" (art by George Papp). Legion of Super-Heroes reprint, "The Evil hand of the Luck Lords!" (script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein). Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Mummy" (art by Dick Giordano?). Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #209
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 209
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    Cover art by Mike Grell. Superman Hostess fruit pies ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Who Can Save the Princess?, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; The Legionnaires must siphon off Princess Projectra's pain in order to allow her to survive the Pain Plague. Hero for a Day, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; While giving a tour to a special fan, the Legion receives a dangerous Witch Wolf; When the Legionnaires fail to subdue the animal, Flynt Brojj realizes that the Legionnaires are victims of a mass hypnotic spell. Boltinoff tells how Jim Shooter came to write the Legion again, and includes a short biographical essay by Shooter. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #210
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 210

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Soljer's Private War, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Lightning Lad re-animates a soldier who can materialize any type of weapon he can imagine; When the Legion convinces him that his war is over and he has done his duty, he finally passes on to his rest. The Lair of the Black Dragon: The Untold Origin of Karate Kid, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Karate Kid learns who killed his father. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #211
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 211
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    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Ultimate Revenge, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Element Lad tracks Roxxas to Trom and plans to execute him, but Chemical King prevents him from making the ultimate mistake. The Legion's Lost Home, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Two imposter Leginnaires ransack the old Legion clubhouse to find a gem they hid years ago, but they run into the Legion of Substitute-Heroes who have come to claim the headquarters and make it their own. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #212
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 212

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    Cover art by Mike Grell. Last Fight for a Legionnaire, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Six Legion applicants from the same planets as six Legionnaires challenge them for their positions on the team. A Death Stroke at Dawn, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Night Girl's efforts to track down "Crafty" Colson and his gang cause a rift between her and Cosmic Boy, but together they take them down. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #213
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 213

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Jaws of Fear, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; a crook threatens to steal the Miracle Machine for the Legion of Super-Heroes, Ultra Boy gets stricken with sheer terror. Trapped to Live--Free to Die!, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bill Draut; Timber Wolf gets captured by a bad guy wanting to commandeer the Legion Cruiser. Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Captive Commissioner." Two-page Tarzan ad with Joe Kubert art. Back cover ad with art by Mort Drucker. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #214
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 214

    Cover art by Mike Grell. No Price Too High, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; the denizens of a robot planet hold a spoiled rich kid captive, and the Legion of Super-Heroes must save him. Stay Small--Or Die, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bill Draut; Brainiac 5 helps Shrinking Violet, who must overcome her fear of using her shrinking powers. Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Captive Commissioner. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #215
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 215

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Final Eclipse of Sun Boy, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Sun Boy appears to be going into an eclipse state, Phantom Girl testifies against an assassin. Superman is featured in a one-page public service announcement, Justice For All Includes Children, art by Neal Adams. The Hero Who Wouldn't Fight, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bill Draut; the Emerald Empress threatens the Legion of Super-Heroes, but Cosmic Boy refuses to use his powers based on religious grounds. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #216
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 216

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Twinkieless Gotham City Hostess ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Hero Who Hated the Legion, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; the Legion of Super-Heroes chase bad guys to an island protected by Tyroc, who tells them to leave. Justice for All Includes Children public service announcement, art by Neal Adams. The Private Lives of Bouncing Boy and Duo Damsel, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; Bouncing Boy might battle a gang of crooks without using his powers. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #217
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 217

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Cornered Clown Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Joker, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Charge of the Doomed Legionnaires, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; The Khund Field Marshall Lorca attacks a Legion cruiser, forcing it to crash on the barren planet Vanvlack IV; Brainiac 5 attempts to manage the battle from afar but the Legion team wins on their own, before Superboy arrives to help. Justice for All Children public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Future Shock for Superboy, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Superboy meets Legion Academy student Laurel Kent, who is also his thirtieth-century descendant. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #218
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 218

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Cornered Clown Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Joker, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Secret Villain the World Never Knew, script by Cary Bates, art by Mike Grell; using Legion of Super-Heroes as game pieces, Brainiac 5 plays chess against Marshal Lorca of the Khunds. Justice for All Children public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #219
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 219
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    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Plunder Ploy of the Fatal Five, script by Jim Shooter (from a suggestion by Ken Klaczak), art by Mike Grell; the Fatal Five have stolen part of a planet, and the Legion of Super-Heroes must track him down; Duplicated boy is injured from fighting Validus. Justice for All Includes Children starring Superman, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #220
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 220
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    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Super Soldiers of the Slave-Maker, script by Jim Shooter (from a suggestion by Ken Klaczak), pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; the reptilian Thargg race have enslaved the denizens of Murgador and are making them work the mines, and Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes step in to help. Twinkies and Kelp Hostess Twinkies ad starring Aquaman, pencils by Curt Swam inks by Vince Colletta. Dream Girl's Living Nightmare, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; Dream Girl dreams she sees Primor Nryd Gordor of Demros-II get assassinated. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #221
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 221

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Trillion-Dollar Trophies, script by Jim Shooter (from a suggestion by Ken Klaczak), pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; the Legion of Super-Heroes battles a master of chains and restraints and woman who can charm men into becoming her slave. Hostess Twinkie ad starring Green Lantern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #222
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 222

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Hostess Twinkie ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. This Legionnaire is Condemned!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; the Legion of Super-Heroes go after Tyroc, who has apparently been using his voice-power to terrorize Metropolis. Death of a Legend, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Bob Layton; the Legion assists a pseudo hero in battling a monster. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #223
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 223

    Cover art by Mike Grell. We Can't Escape the Trap in Time!, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; When the Time-Trapper learns that he can only rule the universe in possible futures where five Legionnaires do not exist, he brings Superboy, Karate Kid, Chameleon Boy, Saturn Girl and Sun Boy to his lair to kill them. Hostess Twinkie ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #224
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 224

    Cover art by Mike Grell. When Stargrave Strikes!, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Bob Wiacek; Stargrave wants the Legion's assistance to gain total control the universe and Brainiac 5, after discovering that Stargrave is his father, agrees to help. Wonder Woman; Hostess cupcakes ad, pencils by Curt Swan inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #225
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 225

    Cover art by Mike Grell. And Who Shall Lead Them?, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob Wiacek; Wildfire is sworn in as new Legion leader, but Superboy thinks the job should be his. Hostess Twinkie ad starring Aquaman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Message from the new publisher, Jenette Kahn, art by Neal Adams. A Matter of Priorities, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Bob Wiacek; While escorting Ambassador Relnic on a secret diplomatic mission, the Legion must subdue Tseln of Thaun without revealing their undercover identities. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #226
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 226

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    Cover art by Mike Grell. Batman ad for Hostess Fruit Pies, pencils by Curt Swan. The Dazzling Debut of Dawnstar, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Jack Abel; Dawnstar is brought in to track down the boss of the brainwashed raiders that have been stealing resources from the galaxy. Justice for All Includes Children public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Message from publisher Jenette Kahn. Five Against One, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Jack Abel; On the planet, Zerox, Brainiac 5 seeks information about Pulsar Stargrave from the sorcerous Starstone, which reveals that Stargrave is not Brainiac 5's father, but the original android, Brainiac. Arnold Schwarzenegger appears in a Joe Weider bodybuilding ad. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #227
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 227

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. War at World's End!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Jack Abel; On Colu, Pulsar Stargrave creates diversions for the Legion while he attempts to revive the ancient computers that created him and enslave the planet's population. Another Masterful Missive from our Publisher! article by Jenette Kahn. Mike Fleisher profile by Mike Gold. Arnold Schwarzenegger appears in a Joe Weider bodybuilding ad. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #228
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 228

    Cover art by Mike Grell. That a World Might Live...A Legionnaire Must Die!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Jack Abel; The Australian Regional Governor, Deregon, is working with the Dark Circle to create an energy explosion that will trigger World War VII. Ad for Hostess Cup Cakes starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dick Giordano. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #229
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 229

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Hunt for a Hero-Killer, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion head to the homeworld of the Dark Circle to find Deregon and avenge Chemical King. Remember the Five-Cent Phone Call? article by publisher Jenette Kahn. Bill Morse biography by Mike Gold. Ad for Hostess Cup Cakes starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dick Giordano. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #230
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 230

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Creature Who Conned the Legion, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Jack Abel; On the planet Remor, Sden tricks the Legion into finding the Crystal of Catastrophe. The Day Bouncing Boy Bounced Back, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Jack Abel; Bouncing Boy accidentally reactivates his power while on guard duty. Swamp Thing From the Beginning article by Jenette Kahn. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #231
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 231

    Cover art by Mike Grell. A Day in the Death of a World!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Jack Abel; As the Legion attempts to evacuate the planet Mordan before its star goes nova, they are confronted by the Fatal Five who want the inhabitants of Mordan to be converted into priceless energite when their star explodes, and have taken Karate Kid and Princess Projectra hostage to make sure the Legion doesn't interfere. Chapter 2: 3 Hours to...Holocaust!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Mike Netzer, inks by Jack Abel; After delaying the Legion's efforts to save the inhabitants of Mordan, the Fatal Five regroup on Tharok's ship; The Legion mounts a sneak attack on the ship and tricks Tharok into revealing where the control for the device causing the star to go nova is. Short bios of half of the Legion members. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #232
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 232

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Disease That Wouldn't Die!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion's Klordny Festival celebrations are interrupted when a myterious spore fog causes people to shrink and the Immune seeks revenge on R.J. Brande. Hostess ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Disease That Wouldn't Die, Part Two: A Short Way to Die!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion's Klordny Festival celebrations are interrupted when a myterious spore fog causes people to shrink and the Immune seeks revenge on R.J. Brande. Legion character bios. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #233
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 233

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Infinite Man Who Conquered the Legion!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob Wiacek; Prof. Jaxon Rugarth volunteers for a time travel experiment at the Time Institute that drives him mad and changes him into the Infinite Man, who can summon any creature from any era to destroy the Legion and Rond Vidar. Hostess ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Final Illusion, script by Paul Levitz; Mike Nasser (idea), pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Bob Layton; Projectra lays traumatized when her illusion powers turn inward, leaving her unable to distinguish fantasy from reality. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #234
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 234

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Wanted--Dead or Alive: the Composite Legionnaire, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion hunt down a space dragon whose radioactive scales help the people of Imsk maintain their shrinking powers; When too many scales are removed at once, the dragon explodes and merges Shrinking Violet, Colossal Boy, Lightning Lad, and Saturn Girl into a berserk composite Legionnaire. Wanted -- Dead or Alive: the Composite Legionnaire, Part Two: The Final Hunt, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Jack Abel. What's So Special about Legion Fandom? article, script by Jay L. Zilber, art by Mike Grell. Ad for Hostess Fruit Pies starring the Penguin, pencils by Curt Swan. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 235

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Legion's Super-Secret, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Vince Colletta; The Legion subject Superboy to a medical treatment that is really a "hypno-block" that prevents him from retaining information about an extended life serum and from wondering why his teammates age so slowly. Trial of the Legion Five, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Legionnaires Saturn Girl, Brainiac 5, Timber Wolf, Lightning Lad, and Shadow Lass go on trial for allowing Marko Chang's son, Redvik, to die when they captured a Pycho-Beast that produces radiation that could have cured Redvik. Karate Kid profile, script by Jay L. Zilber, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #236
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 236

    Cover pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. A World Born Anew!, script by Paul Levitz and Paul Kupperberg, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob McLeod; The Legion must stop Worldsmith from transforming the surface of Braal. Mon-El's One-Man War!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Joe Rubinstein and Rick Bryant; Mon-El protects a United Planets experimental star mining installation from a Khund attack. Words Never Spoken!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Joe Rubinstein; At the Science Police Academy on Titan, Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad enter a Sensacomp Simulator to help them clarify between choosing to marry and leave the Legion or remain single and stay with the team. 48 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #237
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 237

    Cover pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. No Price Too High, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Jack Abel; Newlyweds Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl retire from the team and Arma Getten kidnaps R.J. Brande and sends the Legion to retrieve three items as a ransom. No Price Too High, Chapter 2: The Heart of a Star. No Price Too High, Chapter 3: The Stolen Trophy. No Price Too High, Chapter 4: The Crown of the Graxls. No Price Too High, Chapter 5: To Shake the Stars. The Time Paradox Syndrome article about the Legion and time travel. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #238
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 238

    Cover art by Jim Starlin. The Outlawed Legionnaires!, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When the new United Planets President outlaws the Legion, some are sent to the Takron-Galtos prison planet, some are imprisoned on Earth, and the rest go underground. [Part I]: The Legion Chain Gang!, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Legionnaires who went underground break out the Legionnaires imprisoned on Earth. Part II: The Legion Spies, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Legionnaires on Earth uncover the President's scheme and expose him as the mind-controlling Universo. Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. E. Nelson Bridwell bio. More Time Paradox Syndromes article. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #239
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 239
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    Cover pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Murder Most Foul, script by Jim Starlin (plot) and Paul Levitz (dialogue & plot assist), pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts), inks by Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubenstein] (finished art); When Ultra Boy is framed for the murder of an old girlfriend, An Ryd, he must prove his innocence before the Legion can find him and bring him to jail. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Analyzing Chameleon Boy's Power article. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #240
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 240

    Cover pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Joe Rubinstein. The Man Who Manacled the Legion, script by Paul Levitz (plot) and Jack C. Harris (dialogue), pencils by Howard Chaykin (layouts), inks by Bob Wiacek (finishes); Grimbor wants revenge on the Legion after the death of Charma in prison. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Aquaman and Aqualad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Dawnstar Rising, script by Paul Levitz (plot) and Paul Kupperberg (writer), pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob McLeod; While still a student at the Legion Academy, Dawnstar recounts her origin and learns teamwork when she tries to round up two escaped creatures by herself. Bios of other 30th Century heroes outside the Legion. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #241
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 241

    Cove pencils by James Sherman, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Prologue to Earthwar, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob McLeod; The Legion try to prevent the Resource Raiders from stealing rare metals from Antarctica; Mon-El, Dawnstar, Wildfire, and Ultra Boy discover sabotage on Weber's World just before negotiations between the United Planets and the Dominators are to begin; Shvaughn Erin arrives at Legion headquarters seeking help. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Aquaman and Aqualad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. My Brother's Keeper, script by Paul Levitz (plot) and Paul Kupperberg (writer), pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Dan Bulanadi; When Lightning Lord escapes from prison, his sister, Light Lass, and Timber Wolf travel to Winath to bring him back. Magic and the Legion (Part 1): Things That Go Bump in the Night article by Len Rosenberg. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #242
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 242

    Cover pencils by James Sherman, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Startarget: Earth, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by James Sherman, inks by Bob McLeod; The Legion try to halt the Khunds invasion of Earth and also discover that the Khunds' leader, Garlak, is being mind-controlled. Girls' Night Out, script by Paul Levitz (plot) and Paul Kupperberg (writer), pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Dan Bulanadi; A group of thieves plan to execute three heists from a flying restaurant where four Legionnaires are taking the night off from superhero work. Magic and the Legion (Part 2): We're Off to See the Wizards! article by Len Rosenberg. 52 pgs. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #243
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 243

    Cover pencils by Mike Grell, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Earth's Last Stand, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Jack Abel; Ambassador Relnic and the Dominators vanish during peace talks on Weber's World; The Khunds invade Earth with only the Legion Subs as a last defense. Onward and Upward article by publisher Jenette Kahn. Earth's Last Stand, Chapter 2: Hunt for a Hyper-Beam. Earth's Last Stand, Chapter 3: The Last Chance. The Answer Man's Guide to the DC Explosion! by Bob Rozakis. 44 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #244
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 244

    Cover pencils by James Sherman, inks by Joe Rubinstein. The Dark Circle That Crushed Earth, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Joe Giella; During the Khunds' invasion of Earth, former Legionnaires Lightning Lad, Saturn Girl, Bouncing Boy, and Duo Damsel defend the Legion armory; Karate Kid returns from the 20th Century; the Legion discover that the war was started by the Dark Circle led by Mordru. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Ask the Answer Man by Bob Rozakis. 44 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #245
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 245

    Pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Mordru Master of Earth!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Murphy Anderson; The Legion battle Mordru, who is revealed as the force behind the Dark Circle's plan to conqueror the Earth. Mordru Master of Earth! Chapter 2: The Legionnaire Hunt. Ad for Hostess Fruit Pies starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Mordru Master of Earth! Chapter 3: The End of the Hunt. Mordru Master of Earth! Epilogue. Ask the Answer Man by Bob Rozakis. Fred Hembeck cartoon. 44 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #246
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 246

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Will the Last One to Leave Mercury Please Close the Planet?, script by Paul Levitz (plot) and Len Wein (script), pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano; people are disappearing on Mercury, and the Legion tries to get to the bottom of things. A World for the Winning!, script by Len Wein, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Murphy Anderson; the Fatal Five elevate the notion of living on Corvan IV and want it to join the United Planets. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #247
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 247

    Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. Savage Sanctuary!, script by Len Wein, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Jack Abel; Tharok plans to remake Corvan IV like how the Fatal Five wants it, but the Legion steps in. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Penguin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Celebration!, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by David Hunt; Brainiac 5 investigates problems surrounding the Legion Leader elections. Issue dedicated to the memory of Mort Weisinger. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #248
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 248

    Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. Beneath the Streets Lurks...Death!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by David Hunt; Shadow Lass gets hurt during a Legion battle against a plant creature. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Penguin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Fred Hembeck cartoon. Ask the Answer Man by Bob Rozakis. 32 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #249
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 249

    Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. Capital Crimes of the Chemical Conqueror!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Jack Abel; the Legion gets to the bottom of the plant-monster infestation in the sewers. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Arctoraan Jewel Case, script by Paul Kupperberg, art by Joe Staton; Chameleon Boy must stop a jewel theft. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #250
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 250

    Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. This is the Day the Universe Dies!, script by Jim Starlin [as Steve Apollo] (plot) and Paul Levitz (script), pencils by Jim Starlin [as Steve Apollo] (layouts) and Dave Hunt (finished art), inks by Dave Hunt; Chameleon Boy announces that Ultra Boy was framed for the murder of An Ryd, but before the full truth comes out the Legion must deal with the threat of Omega, a giant creature claiming to be the embodiment of all the hate in the universe. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. This is the Day the Universe Dies!, Chapter 2: Madman in Our Midst! 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #251
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 251

    Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. The Man Who Destroyed the Universe!, script by Jim Starlin [as Steve Apollo] (story and Paul Levitz (words), pencils by Jim Starlin [as Steve Apollo] and David Hunt (finished art), inks by David Hunt; an insane Brainiac 5 faces the Legion as they try to take from him the secret of how to destroy Omega. Hostess Twinkies ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #252
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 252
    • Staple rust and rust migration.

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. Postscript to Holocaust, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by David Hunt; the Starburst Bandits try to make the sun go nova, but the Legion has something to say about it. Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Fred Hembeck cartoon. Ask the Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. 32 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #253
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 253

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. Night of the Super-Assassins!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; five youths claim the Legion destroyed their world. Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Fred Hembeck cartoon. Ask the Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #254
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 254

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. A Madman Shall Lead Them, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by David Hunt; Brainiac 5 enlists the Legion of Substitute Heroes for assistance against the Super-Assassins. Fred Hembeck cartoon. Ask the Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #255
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 255

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. The Super-Spectacles Swipe!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Vince Colletta; the Legion travels back in time to Krypton on the day of its destruction in order to save the citizens of 30th Century Tokyo. Fred Hembeck cartoon. Ask the Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.