Legion Publication History/1965-1970

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Contents this page: 196519661967196819691970

1965

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #83 (published January 14, 1965, cover date March 1965)
  • The Great Miss Universe Contest!
    • W: Sam Rolfe; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Jimmy encounters some amazing circumstances when he sits in as a judge for the Miss Universe contest.
    • Notes: Jimmy uses Brainiac 5's force-field belt
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #322 (published January 28, 1965, cover date March 1965)
  • The Coward of Steel.
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Al Plastino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman tries to use red kryptonite to cure himself of cowardice as Clark Kent.
    • Notes: Supergirl mentions Evilo from "the far future"
  • The Planet of Outcasts!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Members of the Sisterhood of Evil trick Supergirl into reviving some of the most notorious villainesses of all time. (Sisterhood members pose as Plant Girl, Time Girl & Music Maid, characters all inspired by the "Bits of Legionnaire Business" feature in Adventure Comics)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #330 (published January 28, 1965, cover date March 1965)
  • The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A space pirate fakes his way into the Legion and then gets all other members expelled.
    • First appearances: Dynamo Boy, Eyeful Ethel & the Mess

February

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman v1 #176 (published February 4, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • The Revenge of the Super-Pets!
    • W: Leo Dorfman?; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Appearances: Super-Pets
Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger Superman's Girlfriend, Lois Lane #56 (published February 11, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • Lois Lane, Super-Telepath!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: Kurt Schaffenberger; L: Vivian Berg; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Appearances: Cameo Saturn Girl
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #323 (published February 25, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • The Kryptonian Killer!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl attempts to poison members of the Superman Family while under the mental control of great villainesses from history.
    • Appearances: Super-Pets
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #331 (published February 25, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: As the only member left, Dynamo Boy holds tryouts for new Legion members.
    • First appearances: Golden Boy, Polecat, Tusker, Animal Lad.
    • Appearances: LSV

March

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #332 (published March 25, 1965, cover date May 1965)
  • The Super Moby Dick of Space!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lightning Lad becomes obsessed with seeking revenge against a space creature.
    • Notes: Lightning Lad loses arm.

April

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) 80 Page Giant #11 (published April 15, 1965, cover date June 1965)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #85 (published April 15, 1965, cover date June 1965)
  • The Adventures of Chameleon-Head Olsen!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Chameleon Boy & LSH cameo.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #333 (published April 29, 1965, cover date June 1965)
  • The War Between Krypton and Earth!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires take sides in a battle between Kryptonians and Vrunnians on ancient Earth, and Star Boy sinks Atlantis.

May

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #86 (published May 7, 1965, cover date July 1965)
  • The Team of Olsen and Brainiac!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Superman mentions Mon-El
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #334 (published May 27, 1965, cover date July 1965)
  • The Unknown Legionnaire!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg (part 1 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion recounts how it helped protect the secrets of the Protean planet with the help of Unknown Boy.
    • First appearances: Unknown Boy

June

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #335 (published June 24, 1965, cover date August 1965)
  • Starfinger!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A new villain battles the Legion for an element that can restore youth.
    • First appearances: Starfinger (Lars Hanscom)
  • Meet the Legionnaires: Brainiac 5
    • Notes: Text feature gives details of Brainiac 5's origin. First mention Dox line, Vril (Brainiac 2), Pran (Brainiac 3) & Kajz (Brainiac 4). First mention long Coluan lifespans.

July

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #87 (published July 8, 1965, cover date September 1965)
  • The Arena of Doom!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Al Plastino; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The LSV tries to force Jimmy to kill Superman.
    • Appearances: LSV with Luthor & Brainiac as members
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #336 (published July 29, 1965, cover date September 1965)
  • The True Identity of Starfinger!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fights to stop a villain from destroying the "Seven Wonders of the 30th Century."
    • Notes: First Legion use of Inertron

August

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) Superboy v1 #124 (published August 19, 1965, cover date October 1965)
  • The Insect Queen of Smallville!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: George Papp; L: Vivian Berg; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lana Lang rescues a trapped alien and is rewarded with a ring that allows her to transform into various insects and arachnids.
    • First appearances: Lana Lang in her Insect Queen identity
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #337 (published August 26, 1965, cover date October 1965)
  • The Weddings that Wrecked the Legion!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg (Part 1 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Legion members fake getting married, and expelled, to draw out alien invaders posing as applicants.
    • First appearances: Murrans, Blackout Boy, Magnetic Boy & Size Lad
    • Notes: First mention that married members must resign. First mentions: Halo Jewels of Hrann and rare scarlet spiral coral of Vavalla.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #88 (published August 26, 1965, cover date October 1965)
  • Jimmy Olsen, World's 'Heavyweight' Champ!
    • W: Otto binder; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Appearances: Cameo Star Boy

September

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #338 (published September 30, 1965, cover date November 1965)
  • The Menace of the Sinister Super-Babies!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Time Trapper turns the Legionnaires into babies.
    • First appearances: Glorith

October

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) Superboy v1 #125 (published October 7, 1965, cover date December 1965)
  • The Sacrifice of Kid Psycho!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: George Papp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A young hero who shortens his lifespan every time he uses his super-power tries to enlist Superboy's help in joining the Legion.
    • First appearances: Kid Psycho
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #331 (published October 28, 1965, cover date December 1965)
  • Operation Satan!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl works with heroes from other worlds to defeat Dr. Supernatural.
    • Notes: Heroine from another world has Legion medallions
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #339 (published October 28, 1965, cover date December 1965)
  • Hunters of the Super-Beasts!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion tries to put down an animal revolt led by a former ally.
    • Deaths: Beast Boy

November

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #340 (published November 25, 1965, cover date January 1966)
  • Computo the Conqueror!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A super-computer created by Brainiac 5 runs amok in an attempt to take over the world.
    • First appearances: Computo.
    • Deaths: Triplicate Girl (body 1/white)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st mention of Plant Lad
BlankCover.jpg Action Comics v1 #332 (published November 25, 1965, cover date January 1966)
  • The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Al Plastino; L: Ira Schnapp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Cameo appearances: Legion of Super-Villains (Cosmic King, Saturn Queen, Lightning Lord)

December

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #341 (published December 30, 1965, cover date February 1966)
  • Colossal Boy's One-Man War!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion uses an ancient weapon to battle Computo.
    • First appearances: Shanghalla, Duo Damsel & the Weirdo Legionnaire.
    • Notes: Legion discovers the Bat Cave
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Crystal Kid

1966

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Action Comics v1 #334 (published January 18, 1966, cover date March 1966)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #342 (published January 27, 1966, cover date March 1966)
  • The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff (pages 1-8 only), George Klein; L: Vivian Berg (pages 2-8 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion tries a member for breaking its code against killing.
    • First appearances: Calamity King & Color Kid.
    • Expelled: Star Boy
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Porcupine Pete

February

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #343 (published February 24, 1966, cover date April 1966)
  • The Evil Hand of the Luck Lords!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Legion members believe they have been jinxed.
    • First appearances: Luck Lords

March

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superboy v1 #129 (published March 10, 1966, cover date May 1966)
  • 1st reprint of Superboy's Big Brother! from Superboy v1 #89, June, 1961
  • How Mon-El Left the Phantom Zone
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature, recapping Mon-El's history
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #344 (published March 29, 1966, cover date May 1966)
  • The Super-Stalag of Space!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion attempts to rescue Brainiac 5 from an interstellar prison for super-heroes.
    • First appearances: Blockade Boy, Shadow Kid, Weight Wizard, Nardo, Plant Lad
    • Deaths: Plant Lad

April

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) World's Finest Comics #158 (published April 26, 1966, cover date June 1966)
  • The Invulnerable Super-Enemy!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman, Batman, Robin and Jimmy Olsen explore three of Brainiac's bottled cities. (Villains duplicates Legionnaires' powers)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #345 (published April 28, 1966, cover date June 1966)
  • The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion rescues its teammates from the Stalag of Space.
    • Deaths: Blockade Boy & Weight Wizard.

May

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) Superboy v1 #131 (published May 17, 1966, cover date July 1966)
  • The Dog From S.C.P.A.!
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #346 (published May 26, 1966, cover date July 1966)
  • One of Us Is A Traitor!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Sheldon Moldoff (finished art); L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Four new members join the Legion just in time to help fight off an alien invasion.
    • First appearances: Ferro Lad, Karate Kid, Nemesis Kid, Princess Projectra, Khunds
    • Join Legion: Ferro Lad, Karate Kid, Nemesis Kid and Princess Projectra
  • The Legion Outpost (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Confirms Color Kid has joined Subs
  • Meet the Legionnaires
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature. (Origins and powers of Legion members)

June

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #347 (published June 28, 1966, cover date August 1966)
  • The Traitor's Triumph!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fights off an alien invasion and discovers one of its new members infiltrated the team as a Khund agent.
    • Expelled: Nemesis Kid

July

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #348 (published July 28, 1966, cover date September 1966)
  • Target 21 Legionnaires!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: George Papp, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Papp; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A mad scientists seeks revenge against the Legionnaire who cost him his job.
    • First appearances: Dr. Regulus.
    • Leadership: Invisible Kid elected Legion leader
    • Notes: Origin of Sun Boy

August

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #349 (published August 30, 1966, cover date October 1966)
  • The Rogue Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion uses an experimental time machine to track down the villain who stole its time bubbles.
    • First appearances: Universo & Rond Vidar

September

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) World's Finest Comics #162 (published September 13, 1966, cover date November 1966)
  • Pawns of the Jousting Master!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Superman mentions Colossal Boy
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #350 (published September 29, 1966, cover date November 1966)
  • The Outcast Super-Heroes!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: When a cloud of green kryptonite envelopes the Earth, Superboy and Supergirl choose their replacements in the Legion.
    • First appearances: Miss Terius, Sir Prize, Evillo, R.J. Brande, and four of the Devil's Dozen: the Hag, the Wild Huntsman, Sugyn, & Apollo
  • Meet the Legionniares, The Origin of Chameleon Boy
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature. (Origin Chameleon Boy, 1st mention UP fear of Durlans)

October

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #351 (published October 27, 1966, cover date December 1966)
  • The Forgotten Legion!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion races to secure magical artifacts for a spell to help them defeat Evillo.
    • Notes: Lightning Lad regains right arm.
    • Rejoin Legion: Bouncing Boy, Dream Girl, Star Boy
    • Appearances: Color Kid
    • First appearances: White Witch

November

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman v1 #193 (published November 10, 1966, cover date January/February 1967)
  • 1st reprint of The Death of Superman!
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman'sPal, Jimmy Olsen #99 (published November 22, 1966, cover date January 1967)
  • The One-Man Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P&I: Pete Costanza; L: Vivian Berg (pages 1-7), Milton Snapinn (pages 8-10); E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Jimmy wears Legion uniforms
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #352 (published November 29, 1966, cover date January 1967)
  • The Fatal Five

December

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #353 (published December 27, 1966, cover date February 1967)
  • The Doomed Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Even by combining their strength with the Fatal Five, the Legionnaires are unable to stop the Sun-Eater until one of their own makes the ultimate sacrifice.
    • Deaths: Ferro Lad

1967

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #347 (published January 10, 1967, cover date March/April 1967)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #100 (published January 12, 1967, cover date March 1967)
  • Jimmy Olsen's Weirdo Wedding!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Pete Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Jimmy's previous extra-planetary and extra-dimensional romances present problems for him and Superman when he marries Lucy Lane.
    • Notes: Prior to the wedding, Jimmy uses a time-globe to attend a Legion meeting in the 30th Century. Reference is made to events in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #76 and Adventure Comics #353. Among the wedding gifts depicted, one is labelled as from the Legion.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #354 (published January 31, 1967, cover date March 1967)
  • The Adult Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman is summoned by the Adult Legion to the 30th century, to participate in a mission.
    • Appearances: Adult Legion
    • First appearances: Cameo Chemical King, Quantum Queen, Reflecto, Shadow Lass (in cameo)

February

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #355 (published February 28, 1967, cover date April 1967)
  • The War of the Legions
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion battles their villainous counterparts with the help of descendants of two of Superman's greatest nemesis.
    • Notes: 30th century Mr. Mxyzptlk and Lex Luthor join Adult Legion
  • The Six-Legged Legionnaire!
    • W: Otto Binder; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lana Lang travels with Superboy to the 30th century to meet the Legion.
    • Joins Legion: Insect Queen

March

Cover art by Mike Sekowsky (pencils) and Mike Esposito (inks) Inferior Five #2 (published March 16, 1967, cover date May/June 1967)
  • House Hunting Heroes!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Mike Sekowsky; I: Mike Esposito; L: Ira Schnapp; E: Jack Miller
    • Notes: Invisible Kid cameo, 1st app. Legion theme song
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #356 (published March 30, 1967, cover date May 1967)
  • The Five Legion Orphans!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: parents of various Legionnaires appear

April

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #357 (published April 27, 1967, cover date June 1967)
  • The Ghost of Ferro Lad!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The four Legionnaires who fought alongside Ferro Lad are apparently being tormented by his angry ghost.
    • First appearances: Controllers, Pol Krinn

May

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #358 (published May 31, 1967, cover date July 1967)
  • The Hunter!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: George Papp, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Papp; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires become the prey of a master hunter.
    • First appearances: Orion the Hunter

June

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) World's Finest Comics #168 (published June 13, 1967, cover date August 1967)
  • The Return of the Composite Superman!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Cameo LSH, Legion statuettes
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #359 (published June 29, 1967, cover date August 1967)
  • The Outlawed Legionnaires!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires return from a busy week of off-world missions to discover they have been disbanded by the United Planets without their knowledge.

July

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #360 (published July 27, 1967, cover date September 1967)
  • The Legion Chain Gang!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The newly-formed Legion Espionage Squad works to discover what has caused them to become outlaws on Earth.
    • Appearances: Universo
    • Joins Legion: Rond Vidar

August

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #106 (published August 22, 1967, cover date October 1967)
  • The Lone Wolf Legionnaire Reporter!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P&I: Pete Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Jimmy is called to the 30th century to help put out the latest issue of The Legion Bulletin.
    • Notes: Four members of the LSH appear
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #361 (published August 29, 1967, cover date October 1967)
  • The Unkillables!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Jim Mooney, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jim Mooney; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Legionnaires are asked by the United Planets to guard off-world ambassadors headed to Earth for a peace accord summit.
    • First appearances: Dominators

September

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #362 (published September 28, 1967, cover date November 1967)
  • The Chemoids are Coming!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion battles an evil chemical genius and his unusual android henchmen.
    • First appearances: Mantis Marlo and Chemoids

October

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #363 (published October 31, 1967, cover date December 1967)
  • Black Day for the Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: The Legion seem to battle their evil adversary on 3 different worlds at the same time.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) World's Finest Comics #172 (published October 26, 1967, cover date December 1967)
  • Superman and Batman...Brothers!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Batman joins Adult Legion

November

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #364 (published November 30, 1967, cover date January 1968)
  • The Revolt of the Super-Pets!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Super-Pets, tired of being treated as mere pets by the Legion, are lured away to a planet where they are revered by its citizens.
    • Notes: Origins of the Super-Pets revealed.

December

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #365 (published December 26, 1967, cover date February 1968)
  • Escape of the Fatal Five!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn (page 1 only), Morris Waldinger?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: When four Legionnaires aid the superheroine of another world to determine what has caused her people to become warlike, they encounter a former deadly enemy.
    • First appearances: Shadow Lass (first full appearance)

1968

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #360 (published January 9, 1968, cover date March/April 1968)
Art by Neal Adams, lettering by Ira Schnapp Adventure Comics #366 (published January 30, 1968, cover date March 1968)
  • The Fight for the Championship of the Universe!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Georeg Klein; L: Morris Waldinger? (page 1 only), Gaspar Saladino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires challenge the Fatal Five to a winner-take-all death match when the Five gain control of the United Planets' universal weapons control system.
    • Joins Legion: Shadow Lass

February

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #367 (published February 29, 1968, cover date April 1968)
  • No Escape from the Circle of Death!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein (pages 1-10 only), Sheldon Moldoff; L: Ray Holloway?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Several Legionnaires are attacked by a dark army, and rescued by a housewarming gift for their new headquarters.
    • First appearances: Dark Circle, Miracle Machine, new HQ

March

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Superboy v1 #147 (published March 14, 1968, cover date May/June 1968)
  • The Origin of the Legion!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P&I: Pete Costanza; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Three teens from different worlds cooperate to foil an assassination attempt on a wealthy industrialist, who is then inspired to bankroll their continued efforts for good. (Origin LSH)
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #368 (published March 28, 1968, cover date May 1968)
  • The Mutiny of the Super-Heroines!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Gaspar Saladino (page 1 only), Charlotte Jetter; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Girl Legionnaires' superpowers are multiplied by a visitor from a matriarchal society.
    • First appearances: Thora of Taltar

April

Cover artwork by Neal Adams Superboy v1 #148 (published April 4, 1968, cover date June 1968)
  • Superboy's Greatest Gamble!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff, Jack Abel; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Clark abandons his foster parents, the Kents, and moves to another town using a different, tough-guy secret identity.
    • Notes: First appearance of Polar Boy's parents
Cover art by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #369 (published April 30, 1968, cover date June 1968)
  • Mordru the Merciless!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan (page 1 only), Jack Abel, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Gaspar Saladino (page 1 only), Charlotte Jetter; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Four Legionnaires take refuge in the past to escape from a merciless magician.
    • First appearances: Mordru

May

Cover art by Ross Andru (pencils) and Mike Esposito (inks) Action Comics v1 #365 (published May 28, 1968, cover date July 1968)
  • Superman's Funeral!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P: Ross Andru; I: Mike Esposito; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: LSH in flashback cameo
Pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos, lettering by Gaspar Saladino Adventure Comics #370 (published May 28, 1968, cover date July 1968)
  • The Devil's Jury!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese (page 1 only), Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: With the aid of Legion reservist Insect Queen and honorary Legionnaire Pete Ross, the four self-exiled Legionnaires launch a final resistance to their mighty magical foe.
    • Appearances: Pete Ross, Insect Queen, White Witch
Cover art by Neal Adams Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #112 (published May 28, 1968, cover date July 1968)
  • The Murderous Magnaman!
    • W: Otton Binder; P: Pete Costanza; I: Joe Giella; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Jimmy is kidnapped by a beautiful foreigner and taken to her country.
    • First appearances: Magnaman, Vannia of Duxania
    • Notes: Jimmy mentions Mon-El

June

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #371 (published June 27, 1968, cover date August 1968)
  • The Colossal Failure!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Colossal Boy is blackmailed into betraying the Legion when villains hold his parents hostage.
    • First appearances: Colossal Boy's parents Marte & Wynn Allon, Chemical King (first live appearance) and the Legion Academy
  • When Superboy Walked Out on the Legion! Reprints story from Superboy v1 #101 with Legion logo added and two panels changed to include Legion members.

July

Cover art by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #372 (published July 30, 1968, cover date September 1968)
  • School for Super-Villains!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: With the help of two Legion Academy students, the Legion infiltrates and defeats the LSV.
    • Join Legion: Chemical King, Timber Wolf
    • Appearances: Lightning Lord and former Legion applicants Nemesis Kid, Spider Girl, Radiation Roy, Ronn Karr, in their first appearance as the teenage LSV.
    • First appearances: Tarik the Mute

August

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #373 (published August 29, 1968, cover date October 1968)
  • The Tornado Twins!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires have their thunder stolen on several missions by a pair of mystery super-teens.
    • First appearances: Tornado Twins (also origin)

September

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #374 (published September 26, 1968, cover date November 1968)
  • Mission: Diabolical!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: With most of the Legion held hostage, five Legionnaires are made to do the dirty work of a criminal gang against a rival criminal gang.
    • Appearances: Legion of Substitute Heroes
    • First appearances: Black Mace, Mystelor, Quanto, Rogarth, Shagrek

October

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #375 (published October 31, 1968, cover date December 1968)
  • The King of the Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Joe Letterese (page 1 only), unknown; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires battle each other in a contest to determine who is the mightiest Legionnaire.
    • First appearances: Wanderers (Celebrand, Dartalg, Elvo, Immorto, Ornitho, Psyche (all individual first appearances), Quantum Queen (first full appearance))

November

Cover art by Neal Adams Superman v1 #213 (published November 7, 1968, cover date January 1969)
  • The Most Dangerous Door in the World!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: Jack Abel; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Appearance of the adult Brainiac 5
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Neal Adams (inks) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #117 (published November 26, 1968, cover date January 1969)
  • The Planet of the Capes!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: Pete Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: LSH cameo
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #376 (published November 28, 1968, cover date January 1969)
  • The Execution of Chameleon Boy!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: While the Legionnaires work to uncover the mystery of their disappearing teammate, Chameleon Boy finds himself transported to another dimension, one that resembles the realm of King Arthur and Camelot.
    • First appearances: Princess Elwinda, King Artros, Kodar the Black Vassal, Chief Counselor Radagor

December

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #377 (published December 31, 1968, cover date February 1969)
  • Heroes for Hire!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Seeming to capitalize on a current crime wave, the Legionnaires appear to turn mercenary, selling their services for money.
    • First appearances: Leland McCauley, Alk Ranff, Modulus

1969

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Neal Adams (inks) Action Comics v1 #373 (published January 7, 1969, cover date March/April 1969)
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #378 (published January 28, 1969, cover date March 1969)
  • 12 Hours to Live!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: During his birthday celebration, Brainiac 5 and four teammates unwittingly drink a poison that gives them only 12 hours to live.
    • First appearances: Myron Marks
    • Appearances: The Fatal Five, The Durgos (Duo Damsel's parents)

February

Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #379 (published February 27, 1969, cover date April 1969)
  • Burial in Space!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: To save five comrades on the brink of death, a team of Legionnaires must help a race of super-intellectuals defeat a brutish foe.
    • First appearances: Seerons, Alek Korlo

March

Pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito, lettering by Gaspar Saladino Adventure Comics #380 (published March 27, 1969, cover date May 1969)
  • The Legion's Space Odyssey!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Following an explosion that transports seven Legionnaires into another world, Superboy is killed by a deadly beast, leaving the remaining six Legionnaires to find their way back to Earth.
    • First appearances: Skyzznx, Alrrk
    • Notes: End of the Legion series in Adventure Comics

April

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #377 (published April 29, 1969, cover date June 1969)

May

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #378 (published May 29, 1969, cover date July 1969)
  • The Forbidden Fruit!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer; I: Mike Esposito; L: Charlotte Jetter; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Light Lass must help Timber Wolf overcome his addiction to a narcotic fruit.
    • Notes: Begins 2nd ongoing Legion series. First mention of the lotus fruit of Oomar.

June

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #379 (published June 26, 1969, cover date August 1969)
  • One of Us is an Impostor!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Murphy Anderson; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Five Legionnaires work to discover who among them is not who he or she claims to be.
    • First appearances: Sunburst

July

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #380 (published July 31, 1969, cover date September 1969)
  • Half a Legionnaire?
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: After splitting into her two bodies during a mission, Duo Damsel's second persona exhibits disturbing behavior.
    • First appearances: Nam'lor of Ikros
    • Notes: First full use of separate personas for Duo Damsel, including an alternate Ikrosian identity, Lelith, for one persona.

August

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #381 (published August 28, 1969, cover date October 1969)
  • The Hapless Hero!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Both beset with emotional troubles, Matter-Eater Lad and Shrinking Violet go out on a date.
    • Appearances: Duplicate Boy
    • Notes: First mention of Duplicate Boy's real name, Qued Orlu

September

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Superman v1 #221 (published September 18, 1969, cover date November 1969)
  • 1st reprint of The Superman Family Portrait from Superman v1 Annual #6
    • Portrait key has been expanded to a full page of text
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Superman's Girlfriend, Lois Lane #97 (published September 25, 1969, cover date November 1969)
  • The Three Super-Sirens!
    • P: Irv Novick; I: Mike Esposito; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Durlans appear
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #382 (published September 30, 1969, cover date November 1969)
  • Kill a Friend to Save a World!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Four Legionnaires infiltrate a factory making super androids.
    • First appearances: Cosvarr, Zorla and Protectors
    • Notes: First use of chameloid costumes

October

Cover artwork by Neal Adams Superboy v1 #161 (published October 7, 1969, cover date December 1969)
  • The Superboy Legend: More of Superboy's Secret Hideaways
    • W: Frank Robbins; P: Bob Brown; I: Wally Wood; C: ; L: ; E: Murray Boltinoff
    • Notes: Cameo Legion statuettes
Cover art by ??? Superman v1 #222 (published October 7, 1969, cover date December/January 1969/1970)
  • 1st reprint of Superman's Big Brother! retitled here as Superman's Lost Brother! from Superman v1 #80, February, 1953
  • 1st reprint of The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! from Superman v1 #166, Jan. 1964
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #383 (published October 30, 1969, cover date December 1969)
  • Chameleon Boy's Secret Identity!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Chameleon Boy disguises himself to win the interest of a beautiful girl.
    • First appearances: Janice Warren

November

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #384 (published November 26, 1969, cover date January 1970)
  • Lament For A Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Dream Girl has a premonition that Mon-El will die in five days.
    • First Appearances: Eltro Gand

December

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #385 (published December 23, 1969, cover date February 1970)
  • The Immortal Superman!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Appearances: Time Trapper
  • The Fallen Starboy!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Star Boy, with two other Legionnaires, travel to his home world, Xanthu, to apprehend a gang of thieves.
    • Appearances: Yark Athu of Naltor
    • Notes: First mention of the lack of family names on Naltor

1970

January

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Adventure Comics #390 (published January 13, 1970, cover date March/April 1970)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #386 (published January 29, 1970, cover date March 1970)
  • The Home for Old Super-Heroes!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Appearances: Time Trapper
  • Zap Goes the Legion!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Shelly Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires battle a super villainess who can turn any super power against its user.
    • First appearances: Hawkor Phuy, Uli Algor

February

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #387 (published February 24, 1970, cover date April 1970)
  • Even a Superman Dies! (App. Time Trapper)
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
  • One Hero Too Many!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires squabble over the right to resign from the Legion.
    • Leaves Legion: Superboy

March

Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) Superboy v1 #165 (published March 5, 1970, cover date May/June 1970)
  • 1st reprint of The Last Days of Ma and Pa Kent!, retitled The Death of Ma and Pa Kent!, from Superman v1 #161, May, 1963
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #388 (published March 26, 1970, cover date May 1970)
  • Puzzle of the Wild World! (Bizarre duplicate Earth includes duplicate Legion)
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan(pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Adventure Comics #393 (published March 26, 1970, cover date May 1970)
  • The Girl Who Knew Supergirl's Secrets!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P&I: Kurt Schaffenberger; E: Mort Weisinger E. Nelson Bridwell
    • Notes: Legion Flight Ring cameo

April

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Superman v1 #227 (published April 14, 1970, cover date June/July 1970)
  • 1st reprint of The Super-Revenge of the Phantom Zone Prisoner! from Superman v1 #157, Nov. 1962
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #389 (published April 28, 1970, cover date June 1970)
  • The Mystery Legionnaire!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Working seamlessly together, three Legionnaires apprehend and foil a villainous android adversary.
    • First appearances: Klim

May

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #390 (published May 28, 1970, cover date July 1970)
  • The Tyrant and the Traitor!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion Espionage Squad are asked by the U.P. to infiltrate and overthrow the tyrannical dictator of the planet Lahum, while at the same time keeping rebel forces from taking over.
    • First appearances: Perallha, Diol Masrin, Chavak, Nym Belev, Yroa, Marli Zhorg, chemical humanoids

June

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Action Comics v1 #391 (published June 30, 1970, cover date August 1970)
  • The Ordeal of Element Lad!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: On the planet Lahum, the Legion Espionage Squad near the end of their mission, and Element Lad plays a vital role.

July

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Action Comics v1 #392 (published July 30, 1970, cover date September 1970)
  • The Legionnaires Who Never Were!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Saturn Girl and Princess Projectra return from a mission to discover that they are strangers to their fellow Legionnaires.
    • Elected Legion Leader: Mon-El
    • Notes: End of Legion's 2nd series. New uniform Saturn Girl.

August

Cover art by Dick Giordano Adventure Comics #398 (published August 27, 1970, cover date October 1970)

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