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Contents this page: Aug 1994Jan 1995Jul 1995Jan 1996Jul 1996

1994 (August-December)

August

Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Ron Boyd, colors by Tom McCraw Legion of Super-Heroes #0 (published August 16, 1994 (unconfirmed); cover date October 1994)
Art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #0 (published August 30, 1994; cover date October 1994)
  • Close Encounters
    • W: Mark Waid (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot & script); P: Jeff Moy; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: On their public debut before the United Planets General Assembly, the newly-codenamed Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl and Live Wire prevent a bomb from blowing up in front of the delegates, and are joined by new members Triad and Apparition in the process as President Chu prepares to draft additional members from elsewhere.
    • First appearances: Apparition, Winema Wazzo, Leviathan, Kid Quantum (James Cullen), XS, Chameleon, Invisible Kid, Brainiac 5, Rond Vidar
    • Join Legion: Triad, Apparition

September

Cover art by Lee Moder (pencils, inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #62 (published September 13, 1994, cover date November 1994)
  • Forced Friends, Deadly Consequences!
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: With six new members, including new leader Leviathan, the Legion suffer a death in their ranks, leading Leviathan to step down in favour of Cosmic Boy once more.
    • First appearances: Tangleweb
    • Join Legion: Leviathan, Kid Quantum (James Cullen), XS, Chameleon, Invisible Kid
    • Leadership: Leviathan imposed as leader over Cosmic Boy, resigns in favour of Cosmic Boy at issues' end
    • Deaths: Kid Quantum (James Cullen)
Cover art by ??? Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 5 (published September 27, 1994; cover date 1994)
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils) and Wade Von Grawbadger (inks) Legionnaires #19 (published October 3, 1994 (one week late); cover date November 1994)
  • The Quick and the Dead
    • W: Mark Waid (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Tom Peyer (script); P: Jeff Moy; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: In the wake of Kid Quantum's death, Brande rages against President Chu, XS suffers a crisis of confidence, and Roderick Doyle is arrested for arranging the attempted murder of Brande, his business partner.
    • First appearances: Mano

October

Cover art by Lee Moder (pencils, inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #63 (published October 11, 1994 (unconfirmed), cover date December 1994)
  • Things at Hand!
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder, Brian Apthorp, Scott Benefiel; I: Ron Boyd, Tom Simmons; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: As the Legion settle into their new headquarters, Mano attacks the ruthless businessman Leland McCauley, leading to a battle on the Moon.
    • First appearances: Legion Plaza, Tenzil Kem, Leland McCauley
    • Join Legion: Brainiac 5
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils) and Phil Moy (inks) Legionnaires #20 (published October 25, 1994; cover date December 1994)
  • The Descent of Mano
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Jeff Moy; I: Phil Moy; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: The Legion fight Mano, with the Moon at stake, before Live Wire gets an unpleasant surprise as his sister is drafted.
    • First appearances: Spark (present-day)

November

Cover art by Lee Moder (pencils, inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #64 (published November 15, 1994, cover date January 1995)
  • Sibling Rivalry
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder, Yancey Labat; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: A boy with ultra-powers comes to spy on the Legion, as Live Wire fights his expulsion from the team.
    • First appearances: Ultra Boy, Workforce (cameo only) - Inferno, Spider-Girl, Karate Kid, Evolvo
    • Join Legion: Spark
    • Leave Legion: Live Wire
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #21 (published November 29, 1994; cover date January 1995)
  • Enter the Workforce!
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: The Legion are told to repair a prison inside a star, while Live Wire settles in with a new team.
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: First letters column in the post-Zero Hour books discusses End of an Era. Asst. Editor McAvennie says that they plan to run letter columns in both Legionnaires and LSH (there edited by Carlson), and asks for naming suggestions for the Legionnaires letters column (while noting that "Legion Outpost" is reserved for LSH.)

December

Cover art by Lee Moder (pencils, inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #65 (published December 13, 1994; cover date February 1995)
  • Breakout!
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer (plot assist); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: Trapped in a prison inside a star, the Legionnaires must fight for their lives as the prisoners run riot.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), Tom Simmons (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #22 (published December 27, 1994 (unconfirmed); cover date February 1995)
  • Hard Time!
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw (plot assist), Mark Waid (plot assist); P: Jeff Moy; I: Tom Simmons; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: The smartest Legionnaires face a race against time before either the star or the criminals kill everyone on Planet Hell
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #0

1995

January

Cover art by Lee Moder (pencils), Ron Boyd (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #66 (published January 24, 1995 (one week late); cover date March 1995)
  • Membership Drive
    • W: Tom McCraw, Mark Waid; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: Attempts by the Legion to recruit more members yield mixed results in the shape of a xenophobe, two refusals, a murder, an introvert and a party girl.
    • First appearances: Andromeda, Lume, Shrinking Violet, Kinetix, Gates
    • Join Legion: Andromeda, Kinetix, Shrinking Violet
Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #23 (published January 31, 1995; cover date March 1995)
  • Flight
    • W: Tom Peyer, Mark Waid (plot assist), Tom McCraw (plot assist); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: Invisible Kid distributes flight rings to his teammates to their joy, Cosmic Boy & Saturn Girl feel an attraction, the rest of the girls go out dancing and Andromeda secretly allows racist White Triangle members to go free after they beat up a sentient fish-man.
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #19.

February

Cover art by Phil Jimenez (pencils) Guy Gardner: Warrior #29 (published February 7, 1995; cover date March 1995)
  • It's My Party and I'll Fight If I want To
    • W: Beau Smith; P: Phil Jimenez; I: John Stokes, Dan Davis; C: Gene D'Angelo; L: Albert DeGuzman; E: Eddie Berganza
    • Story: (Legion-related only) While experimenting with a time device, Brainiac 5 finds himself in the midst of the opening festivities of Guy Gardner's night club in 1995. During his brief moments there, someone places a mug of beer in Brainy's hand, which travels back with him to the 30th century.
Cover art by Matt Haley (pencils), Tom Simmons (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #67 (published February 14, 1995; cover date April 1995)
  • Insect Fear
    • W: Tom Peyer, Mark Waid; P: Chris Renaud; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: The Legion gets another shot at the dangerous Tangleweb, as Cosmic Boy splits up the team despite the objections of those left behind - but things quickly go wrong. Meanwhile, back on Earth Triad is viciously attacked by a gang of White Triangle racists.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #24 (published February 28, 1995; cover date April 1995)
  • Me, Myself and I
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: Tom Simmons, W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: While Brainiac 5 attempts to save Triad-Neutral, her other selves tell of her nightmarish life on Cargg, and Shrinking Violet begins to suspect Andromeda.
    • Leave of absence: Triad (injury)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #20.

March

Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #68 (published March 14, 1995; cover date May 1995)
  • Sticky Situation
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Mark Waid (script); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story: Leviathan's team of Legionnaires arrives on Tangleweb's world to discover he is a local villain. With the help of an AWOL Invisible Kid, the Legion defeats the cyborg insect; while on Durla, a new threat escapes.
    • First appearances: Composite Man
  • Legion Outpost (text/column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Page-long column explaining the absence of the letters columns which had due to start in LSHv4 #64 (Carlson had been promoted to co-editor on the Superman titles and had been too busy); McAvennie also gives some of his thoughts on the Legion and requests letters for the book. Logo based on early-LSHv4 logo
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #25 (published March 28, 1995; cover date May 1995)
  • Skin Deep
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Mike Collins; I: Mark Farmer; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Story:
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #21.

April

Cover art by Greg Land (pencils) and Mike Sellers (inks) The New Titans Annual #11 (published April 11, 1995; cover date 1995)
  • After Year One
    • W: Marv Wolfman; P: Greg Land; I: Keith Champagne, Mike Sellers, Will Blyberg; C: Chi; L: Albert DeGuzman; E: Pat Garrahy, Keri Kowalski (assistant)
    • Appearances: Time Trapper
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #69 (published April 18, 1995 (one week late); cover date June 1995)
  • Absolute Power
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Mark Waid (script); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Bob Pinaha; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Leave of absence: Saturn Girl (catatonia)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #0. Logo updated to match cover rendition of "Legion"
Cover art by Stuart Immonen (pencils) and Bob Wiacek (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4, Annual 6 (published April 25, 1995 (one week late); cover date 1995)
  • Deep Background (framing sequence, 3+2 pages)
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer, Mark Waid; P: Jim Hall; I: Tom Simmons; C: Tom McCraw; L: Tim Harkins; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Notes: Shvaughn Erin becomes SP/Legion liaison
  • XS: Running Scared (8 pages)
    • W: Tom McCraw; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Bob Wiacek, José Marzan, Jr; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Kinetix: From Dawn to Darkness (8 pages)
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Alan Davis; I: Mark Farmer; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Prentice; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Depowered: Kinetix
  • Leviathan in Greater Good (8 pages)
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Mike Collins; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Tim Harkins; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • (Pinups) (P/I as shown, all colours by Tom McCraw)
    • Cosmic Boy - Jim Hall/Tom Simmons
    • Saturn Girl - Chris Sprouse/Jason Martin
    • Triad: Adam Hughes
    • Apparition/Inferno/Spider-Girl: Lee Moder/Pam Eklund
    • XS: Stuart Immonen
    • Invisible Kid: Jason Armstrong/Ron Boyd
    • Chameleon: Chris Renaud/Rob Leigh
    • Brainiac 5: Matt Haley/Tom Simmons
    • Spark: Jeff Moy/W.C. Carani
    • Kinetix: Mike Huddleston/Jason Martin
    • Shrinking Violet: Ron Boyd
    • Andromeda: Paul Pelletier/Joe Rubinstein
    • Leviathan: Colleen Doran
  • (Equipment/Supporting cast feature) (6 pages)
    • "Text and concepts": Tom McCraw; "Illustrations and schematics": Eliot Brown
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #26 (published April 25, 1995; cover date June 1995)
  • Authority
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw; P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearance: Aven
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #22.
  • Issue Notes: Price increased from $1.50 to $1.75.

May

Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #70 (published May 9, 1995; cover date July 1995)
  • Beyond Belief
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Mark Waid (script); P: Jason Armstrong; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Rejoin Legion: Triad
    • Leave of absence: Kinetix (depowerment)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #62 and #63.
Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Superboy v3 #17 (published May 9, 1995; cover date July 1995)
  • NEON!
    • W: Karl Kesel (co-plot & script), Tom Grummett (co-plot); P: Tom Grummett; I: Doug Hazlewood; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (assistant)
    • Note: Valor reappears for the first time, physically, post-Zero Hour on the last page of this issue in a setup for his fight with Superboy in the following issues, but all bar Valor #12-23 of his other post-Crisis 20th Century appearances remain intact where they do not involve the Glorithverse Legion.
Cover art by Denis Rodier (pencils and inks), Gloria Vasquez (coloring) and Olyoptics (separations) Showcase '95 #6 (published May 16, 1995; cover date July 1995)
  • Legionnaires: The Alienation of Unification (10 pages)
    • W: Beau Smith; P: Mike Huddleston; I: Jim Mahfood; C: Lee Loughridge; L: Kevin Cunningham; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Cannus, Legion Academy
    • Notes: A footnote places this story before Legionnaires #26 and LSH #70
  • The Science Police in Learning Curve (10 pages)
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #27 (published May 30, 1995; cover date July 1995)
  • Eyes of Hate
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Mike Collins; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Ambassador Roxxas
    • Suspended: Andromeda
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #23.
  • Issue Notes: Format is changed to the same "Deluxe Format" as LSHv4, involving whiter pages & allowing for full-bleeds; with the second price increase in two issues - from $1.75 to $2.25 - to pay for these.

June

Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #71 (published June 13, 1995; cover date August 1995)
  • Heaven and Hell
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer, Mark Waid; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Element Lad, Espionage Squad
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #64 and #65.
Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Superboy v3 #18 (published June 13, 1995; cover date August 1995)
  • Battle of the Century!
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Tom Grummett; I: Doug Hazlewood; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (assistant)
    • Notes: An amnesiac Valor fights Superboy.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #28 (published June 27, 1995; cover date August 1995)
  • Nightfall
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Joyce Chin; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #24.

July

Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires Annual 2 (published July 4, 1995; cover date 1995)
  • Four Horsemen
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Prentice; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Valor/M'Onel (30th Century, cameo only)
    • Rejoin Legion: Saturn Girl, Live Wire
    • Deaths: Apparition (later revealed to survive), Andromeda (revealed to survive at issue's end), Ambassador Roxxas
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #72 (published July 11, 1995; cover date September 1995)
  • Absent Friends
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Doctor Regulus
    • Leave Legion: Live Wire
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #66.
Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Superboy v3 #19 (published July 11, 1995; cover date September 1995)
  • T-K-O!
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Tom Grummett; I: Doug Hazlewood; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (assistant)
    • Note: Valor is placed in the Stasis Zone, setting up the Superboy #21/LSHv4 #74/Lgs #31 crossover.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils) and W.C. Carani (inks) Legionnaires #29 (published July 25, 1995; cover date September 1995)
  • Rising Sun
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Dirk Morgna
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Continues discussion of Lgs #24.

August

Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #73 (published August 8, 1995; cover date October 1995)
  • End of the Road
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Lightning Lord (present-day)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #67 & 68.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legionnaires #30 (published August 29, 1995; cover date October 1995)
  • Struck by Lightning!
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #25.

September

Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Superboy v3 #21 (published September 12, 1995; cover date November 1995)
  • Future Tense part one of three - Making History!
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Tom Grummett; I: Doug Hazlewood; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (assistant)
    • Leave Legion: XS (lost in timestream)
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #74 (published September 19, 1995; cover date November 1995)
  • Future Tense part two of three - Prisoner of the Super-Heroes
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #69.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #31 (published September 26, 1995; cover date November 1995)
  • Future Tense part three of three - One Thousand Years of Solitude
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant); "Special Thanks to Mark Waid and Karl Kesel"
    • First appearances: Valor/M'Onel (physical, 30th Century)
    • Join Legion: Superboy (honorary membership)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #26

October

Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #108 (published October 10, 1995; cover date December 1995)
  • Dead Heat, First Lap: Flatfooted
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez; I: José Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: XS in one panel immediately following the events of Impulse #9
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #75 (published October 10, 1995; cover date December 1995)
  • 2-Timer
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Lori Morning
    • Note: Underworld Unleashed crossover
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #70, includes interlac conversion chart.
Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Superboy v3 #22 (published October 10, 1995; cover date December 1995)
  • Fire and Ice
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Tom Grummett; I: Dand Davisc; C: Tom McCraw; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (assistant)
    • Notes: Superboy is seen returning from his trip to the 30th century, and he reflects on being made an honorary member of the Legion and receiving a Legion flight ring. He later gives the ring to Roxy, who uses it to avoid congested traffic.
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #9 (published October 24, 1995; cover date December 1995)
  • Running in the Family
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Humbeto Ramos; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Brian Augustyn, Ruben Diaz (associate), Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearances: XS, immediately following events of Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #75; Legion (cameo)
    • Notes: Leads into the events of the Dead Heat storyline in The Flash v2 #109
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Color Works (coloring) Legionnaires #32 (published October 31, 1995; cover date December 1995)
  • Here and Now
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • Note: Underworld Unleashed crossover
    • Leave Legion: Brainiac 5 (sent to prison)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #27.

November

Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #76 (L* 1996 #1, published November 14, 1995; cover date January 1996)
  • Bouncing Back
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Chuck Taine, Star Boy, Lady Mysa
    • Join Legion: Gates, Star Boy.
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 1⅔ pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #71
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #109 (published November 14, 1995; cover date January 1996)
  • Dead Heat, Second Lap: A Swiftly Tilting Planet
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez; I: José Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Brian Augustyn, Ruben Diaz (associate), Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearance: XS
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #10 (published November 28, 1995; cover date January 1996)
  • Dead Heat, Second Lap: Disaffected Youth
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Humbeto Ramos; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Brian Augustyn, Ruben Diaz (associate), Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearance: Jenni ognats (XS) appears out of costume

December

Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #33 (L* 1996 #2, published December 5, 1995 (one week late); cover date January 1996)
  • The Inhuman Touch
    • W: Tom McCraw (co-plot), Tom Peyer (co-plot/script); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 1⅔ pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #28.
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #110 (published December 12, 1995; cover date February 1996)
  • Dead Heat, Fourth Lap: Cut to the Quick
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez; I: José Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: XS in flashback to previous events of storyline
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Color Works (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #77 (L* 1996 #3, published December 19, 1995 (one week late); cover date February 1996)
  • Lock Up
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Takron-Galtos, Brainiac 4 (flashback only)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Lgs Annual #2
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #11 (published December 26, 1995; cover date February 1996)
  • Dead Heat, Fifth Lap: Breaking the Barrier
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Humbeto Ramos; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: Jenni Ognats (XS) appears out of costume on one page

1996

January

Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Color Works (coloring) Legionnaires #34 (L* 1996 #4, published January 2, 1996 (one week late); cover date February 1996)
  • Fallen Star
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw; P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Tharok, Validus (image only), Persuader (image only), Empress (image only)
  • Legionnaires (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires Annual 2
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #111 (published January 9, 1996; cover date March 1996)
  • Dead Heat, Final Lap: Godspeed
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez; I: José Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino, Kevin Cunningham; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearance: XS
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Color Works (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #78 (L* 1996 #5, published January 16, 1996 (one week late); cover date March 1996)
  • The Gathering Doom
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Fatal Five (Tharok, Mano, Empress, Validus, Persuader)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #72.
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #12 (published January 23, 1996; cover date March 1996)
  • Sonic Youth
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Humbeto Ramos; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearance: Jenni Ognats (XS) appears both in and out of costume

February

Cover by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #35 (L* 1996 #6, published February 6, 1996 (one week late); cover date March 1996)
  • While you were out...
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #29. New lettercol name contributed by Craig Cristy, who won some (unspecified) autographed Legion books.
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #112 (published February 12, 1996; cover date April 1996)
  • Future Perfect
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Anthony Castrillo; I: Hanibal Rodriguez; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino, Kevin Cunningham; E: Brian Augustyn, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: XS
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #79 (L* 1996 #7, published February 20 (one week late), 1996; cover date April 1996)
  • The Fatal Five
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #73.
Cover art by Mike Wieringo (pencils) and Karl Kesel (inks) Spider-Boy #1 (published February 28, 1996; cover date April 1996)
  • Big Trouble
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Mike Wieringo; I: Karl Kesel, Gary Martin; C: Joe Rosas; L: Bill Oakley; E: Tom Brevoort, Glenn Greenberg (assistant), Bob Harras (Editor-in-chief)
    • Appearances: Insect Queen, an amalgamation of Lana Lang (in her Pre-Crisis Insect Queen identity) and Marvel's Mary Jane Watson.
Cover art by Roger Cruz (pencils) and Terry Austin (inks) X-Patrol #1 (published February 28, 1996; cover date April 1996)
  • Doomed!
    • W: Karl and Barbara Kesel; P: Roger Cruz; I: Jon Holdredge; C: Tom Vincent; L: Richard Starkings and Comicraft; E: Jaye Gardner, Bob Harras (Editor-in-chief)
    • Appearances: Ferro Man, an amalgamation of Ferro Lad and Marvel's Colossus.

March

Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #36 (L* 1996 #8; published March 13, 1996; cover date May 1996)
  • To the Rescue!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Tom Peyer (Plot assist); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
    • First appearances: Rescue Squad (Live Wire, Jan Arrah, Andromeda, Valor, XS)
    • Rejoin Legion: Kinetix
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #30
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #80 (L* 1996 #9; published March 27, 1996; cover date May 1996)
  • Trust
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (assistant)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #74.

April

Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #37 (L* 1996 #10; published April 11, 1996; cover date June 1996)
  • Decisions
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • Join Legion: M'Onel, Element Lad, Ultra Boy
    • Rejoin Legion: Live Wire
    • Leadership: Cosmic Boy resigns in favour of an election which he wouldn't stand in.
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #114 (published April 25, 1996; cover date June 1996)
  • Race Against Time, Chapter Two: Sibling Rivalry
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez, Anthony Castrillo; I: José Marzan, Jr., Hanibal Rodriguez; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Brian Augustyn, Ruben Diaz (associate), Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearance: Tornado Twins
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #81 (L* 1996 #11; published April 25, 1996; cover date June 1996)
  • Sundown
    • W: Tom McCraw (co-plot), Tom Peyer (co-plot/script); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • Leave Legion: Brainiac 5 (fit of pique)

May

Cover art by Alex Ross Kingdom Come #1 (published May 8, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • Strange Visitor
    • W: Mark Waid; Painted Art: Alex Ross; L: Todd Klein; E: Dan Raspler, Peter J. Tomasi (assistant)
    • Cameo Appearance: Alternate version of the Legion
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #38 (L* 1996 #12; published May 15, 1996; cover date July 1996)
  • Trouble on Titan
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • First appearances: Doctor Gym'll
    • Rejoin Legion: Brainiac 5
    • Leadership: Shrinking Violet elected leader, Leviathan remains deputy
Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash v2 #115 (published May 29, 1996; cover date July 1996)
  • Race Against Time, Chapter Three: Speed Metal
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Oscar Jimenez, Jim Cheung; I: Jose Marzan, Jr., Hanibal Rodriguez; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar; E: Brian Augustyn; Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Cameo appearance: 27th Century Time Institute, Chronal Gauntlets on display described as designed by Rel Vidar - Possible ancestor of Rond Vidar?
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #82 (L* 1996 #13; published May 29, 1996; cover date July 1996)
Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan The Final Night Preview (published May ?? 1996; cover date July 1996)
  • Special Sneak Preview!
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Jose Marzan, Jr. L: Gaspar; E: Dan Thorsland; Alisandre Morales (assistant)
    • Notes: 6 page black and white introductory story that leads into the first issue of The Final Night
    • Cameo appearances: Brainiac 5, Cosmic Boy, Inferno, Saturn Girl, Spark, Ultra Boy (1 panel)

June

Cover art by Alex Ross Kingdom Come #2 (published June 12, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • Truth and JusticeDu
    • W: Mark Waid; Painted Art: Alex Ross; L: Todd Klein; E: Dan Raspler, Peter J. Tomasi (assistant)
    • Cameo Appearance: Starman
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #39 (L* 1996 #14; published June 12, 1996; cover date August 1996)
  • Wishful Thinking
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (associate)
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #33, and announces Legion leadership elections for the readership to vote on.
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #83 (L* 1996 #15; published June 26, 1996; cover date August 1996)
  • Big Tears
    • W: Tom Peyer; Tom McCraw*; P: Lee Moder, Mike Collins; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw*; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • First appearances: Emerald Eye (having been behind the scenes and referenced for months)
    • Deaths: Leviathan, Doctor Regulus
    • Notes: McCraw is credited only on the cover - the in-issue credits box lists him neither as co-writer nor colourist (indeed, it doesn't list any colourist)
  • Notes: No letters page

July

Cover art by Tom Grummett (pencils) and Doug Hazelwood (inks) Showcase '96 #8 (published July 3, 1996; cover date September 1996)
  • Legionnaires in Assassination Agenda (10 pages)
    • W: Tom McCraw; P: Roberto Flores; I: John Lowe; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Mike McAvennie
Cover art by Alex Ross Kingdom Come #3 (published July 10, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • Up In the Sky
    • W: Mark Waid; Painted Art: Alex Ross; L: Todd Klein; E: Dan Raspler, Peter J. Tomasi (assistant)
    • Cameo Appearance: Starman
Cover art by Brian Bolland (pencils and inks) and Tatjana Wood (coloring) Wonder Woman Gallery #1 (published July 10, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • (pinup 29)
    • P&I: Christian Alamy; C: Tom McCraw; E: Paul Kupperberg, Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: Cosmic Boy and Saturn Girl
Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #40 (L* 1996 #16; published July 17, 1996; cover date September 1996)
  • Emerald/Violet
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Roger Stern (script); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #34
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #84 (L* 1996 #17; published July 31, 1996; cover date September 1996)
  • Emerald Legion
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • First appearances: Dreamer
    • Leave Legion: Shrinking Violet (spirited away by Emerald Eye)
    • Notes: Half of Legion are sent to 20th Century, to be featured in Legion of Super-Heroes v4 and various crossover books; remainder of Legion are featured in Legionnaires
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #77.

August

Cover art by Alex Ross Kingdom Come #4 (published August 14, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • Never-Ending Battle
    • W: Mark Waid; Painted Art: Alex Ross; L: Todd Klein; E: Dan Raspler, Peter J. Tomasi (assistant)
    • Cameo Appearance: Starman
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #41 (L* 1996 #18; published August 14, 1996; cover date October 1996)
  • Aftermath
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Roster ["Team 30" only]: Live Wire (leader), XS, Kinetix, Star Boy, Element Lad, Chameleon, Triad, Invisible Kid, M'Onel
    • First appearance: Umbra (obscured cameo), Shanghalla
    • Leadership: Live Wire pressed into accepting leadership by R.J. Brande, Triad and Invisible Kid, accepts only on interim basis until election
LSHv4Annual7.jpg Legion of Super-Heroes v4, Annual 7 (published August 21, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • One Shot
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Mike Collins; I: Mark Farmer, Robin Riggs; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Prentice; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Notes: Part of the Legends of the Dead Earth series of Annuals
Cover art Jerry Ordway Power of Shazam Annual 1 (published August 28, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • True Believers
    • W: Jerry Ordway; P: Mike Manley; I: John Nyberg; C: Glenn Whitmore; L: John Constanza; E: Mike Carlin, Chris Duffy (associate)
    • First appearances: Thunder
    • Notes: Part of the Legends of the Dead Earth series of Annuals
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #85 (L* 1996 #19; published August 28, 1996; cover date October 1996)
  • Metropolis Now!
    • W: Tom Peyer, Tom McCraw; P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Roster ["Team 20" only]: Cosmic Boy (leader), Saturn Girl (deputy), Spark, Brainiac 5, Ultra Boy, Apparition, Gates, Inferno, Shvaughn Erin (last two de facto members only)
  • Legion Outpost (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses LSH v4 #78.

September

Cover art by Denis Rodier Showcase '96 #10 (published September 5, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Ultra Boy in Straight Time (10 pages)
    • W: Ron Boyd; P: Dean Zachary; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: James Sinclair; E: Mike McAvennie
Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan Final Night #1 (published September 5, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • The Final Night -- Chapter One: Dusk
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Jose Marzan, Jr.; C: Lee Loughridge; L: Gaspar; E: Dan Thorsland; Ali Morales (asst.)
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #19 (published September 11, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • A Game of Spew
    • W: Mark Waid, Tom Peyer; P: Humberto Ramos; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Paul Kupperberg; Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: XS and several distorted versions of Legionnaires in a dream sequence
Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan Final Night #2 (published 11 September, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • The Final Night -- Chapter Two: Darker Grows the Night
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Jose Marzan, Jr.; C: Patricia Mulvihill; L: Gaspar; E: Dan Thorsland; Ali Morales (assistant)
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #42 (L* 1996 #20; published 11 September, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • When Strikes the Sorceress!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani, Phil Moy; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #36
Cover art by Stuart Immonen (pencils), José Marzan, Jr. (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Adventures of Superman #540 (\S/ 1996 #43; published 11 September, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Curtain Call
    • W: Karl Kesel (plot), Jerry Ordway (script); P: Terry Dodson; I: Karl Story; C: Glenn Whitmore, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Albert DeGuzman; E: Joey Cavalieri, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • First appearances: Ferro
    • Notes: Final Night crossover
Cover art by Jim Calafiore, Peter Palmiotti and Colorworks Aquaman v5 #26 (published September 18, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Twilight
    • W: Peter David; P: J. Calafiore; I: Peter Palmiotti, Phyllis Novin; C: Tom McCraw; L: Albert De Guzman; E: Kevin Dooley, Eddie Berganza (associate)
    • Cameo appearance: Inferno (1 panel)
    • Notes: Final Night Crossover
Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan Final Night #3 (published September 18, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • The Final Night -- Chapter 3: Keeping Hope Alive
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Jose Marzan, Jr.; C: Patricia Mulvihill; L: Gaspar; E: Dan Thorsland; Ali Morales (assistant)
Cover art by Mike Weiringo and José Marzan, Jr. Flash v2 #119 (published September 25, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Pray for the Dawn
    • W: Mark Waid; W&P: Brian Augustyn; I: Jose Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar; E: Paul Kupperberg; Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: Cosmic Boy (1 panel)
    • Notes: Final Night Crossover
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #86 (L* 1996 #21; published September 25, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Heart of Iron
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Notes: Final Night crossover
Cover art by Aaron Lopresti and Gary Martin Takion #6 (published September 25, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • Dark Dawn
    • W: Paul Kupperberg; P: Aaron Lopresti; I: Jordi Ensign, Phyllis Novin; C: Lee Loughridge; L: Willie Schubert; E: Dan Thorsland; Alisandre Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo appearance: Cosmic Boy (1 panel)
    • Notes: Final Night crossover
Pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Jose Marzan Final Night #4 (published September 25, 1996; cover date November 1996)
  • The Final Knight
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Stuart Immonen; I: Jose Marzan, Jr.; C: Patricia Mulvihill; L: Gaspar; E: Dan Thorsland; Ali Morales (assistant)

October

Cover art by Darryl Banks (pencils) and Romeo Tanghal (inks) Cover art by Tasty Fried Color Green Lantern v3 #81 (published October 2, 1996; cover date December 1996)
  • Funeral for a Hero
    • W: Ron Marz; P: Darryl Banks; I: Romeo Tanghal; C: Pamela Rambo; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Kevin Dooley, Eddie Berganza (associate)
    • Appearances: Cosmic Boy, Ferro, and Saturn Girl are among the heroes attending Parallax's funeral
Cover art by Steve Lightle Showcase '96 #11 (published October 2, 1996; cover date December 1996)
  • Brain in Vain
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Derec Aucoin; I: Jason Martin; C: Dave Grafe; L: Ken Bruzenak; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (associate)
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #43 (L* 1996 #22; published October 9, 1996; cover date December 1996)
  • New Blood
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani, Phil Moy; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • First appearances: Magno, Brek Banin, Radion, Blast-Off, Particon, Lydda Jath, Sensor, Dragonmage, Umbra (first full appearance)
    • Join Legion: Umbra, Magno, Sensor
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legionnaires Annual #3 (published October 23, 1996; cover date 1996)
  • The Long Road Home
    • W: Roger Stern, Joe Edkin (uncredited); P: Tony Castrillo, Chuck Wojtkiewicz, Dan Jurgens; I: John Lowe, Don Hillsman, Dexter Vines, Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau, Albert DeGuzman; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Notes: Set hugely out of sequence - the last scene is a repeat of the ending of Legionnaires #35 (published in January 1996)
    • First appearances: Time Trapper (since Zero Hour - unlike the ending to that issue, where the reborn Time Trapper was depicted with long hair and a discernable - though silhouetted - face, the "classic" look is used here, despite the same penciller drawing)
Cover art by Rick Leonardi (pencils) and Steve Mitchell (inks) Sovereign Seven Annual #2 (published October 23, 1996 (one week late); cover date 1996)
  • Memento Mori
    • W: Chris Claremont; P: Rick Leonard; I: Klaus Janson, Steve Mitchell; C: John Kalisz; L: Comicraft; E: Kevin Dooley, Eddie Berganza (associate)
    • Appearances: Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy appear in a three-page epilogue
  • Notes: All Sovereign Seven appearances, including this one, were later retconned into fictional stories within the DCU itself. Hence, this issue is not part of Post-ZH Legion canon.
Cover art by Gil Kane (pencils), Darryl Banks (pencils), MArt Nodell (pencils), Kevin Nowlan (inks) and Matt Hollingsworth (coloring) Green Lantern Gallery #1 (published October 30, 1996; cover date December 1996)
  • Zero Hour/Parallax (pinup)
    • P&I: George Perez; C: Tom McCraw; E: Kevin Dooley, Eddie Berganza
    • Cameo appearance: Saturn Girl (SW6)
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #87 (L* 1996 #23; published October 30, 1996; cover date December 1996)
  • She's Not There
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Mike Collins, Lee Moder, Paul Pelletier; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • First appearances: Tiffany Cross
Cover art by ??? Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 6 (published October 30, 1996; cover date 1996)

November

Cover art by Ron Frenz (pencils), Joe Rubinstein (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Superman v2 #119 (\S/ 1997 #1; published November 6, 1996; cover date January 1997)
  • Sunburned
    • W: Dan Jurgens; P: Ron Frenz; I: Joe Rubenstein; C: Glenn Whitmore, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: John Costanza; E: Joey Cavalieri, Mike McAvennie (associate)
    • Notes: Originally solicited as #118, but pushed back one month due to the retro-solicitation of the Superman/Lois Lane wedding and the month of issues leading up to it.
Cover art by Steve Lightle Showcase '96 #12 (published November 6, 1996; cover date Winter 1997)
  • Roots
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Derec Aucoin; I: Jason Martin, "Branch"; C: Adrienne Roy; L: Ken Bruzenak; E: Frank Pittarese, Chris Duffy (associate)
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #44 ('L* 1997 #1; published November 13, 1996; cover date January 1997)
  • Taking a Licking
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy, Phil Moy (background assist, uncredited [1]); I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Notes: Team 20 cameo (seen from the other perspective in LSHv4 #88)
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 1 page)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #38
Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) Impulse #21 (published November 13, 1996; cover date January 1997)
  • A Little Knowledge
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Craig Rosseau; I: Wayne Faucher; C: Tom McCraw; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Paul Kupperberg, Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt (assistant); "With thanks to Otto Binder"
  • First appearances: Koko
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #88 (L* 1997 #2; published November 27, 1996; cover date January 1997)
  • Fast Times
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Lee Moder; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Notes: Team 30 cameo (seen from the other perspective in Lgs #44)

December

Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #45 (L* 1997 #3; published December 11, 1996; cover date February 1997)
  • Things Change
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Phil Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • First appearances: Mordru (obscured)
    • Leadership: Invisible Kid elected leader
  • Omnicomments (letters column, 2 pages)
    • E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Discusses Legionnaires #39. Leadership reader vote results announced
Cover art by Stuart Immonen. Superman Plus the Legion of Super-Heroes (published December 26, 1996; cover date February 1997)
  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Bernard Chang; I: Bob McLeod; C: Patricia Mulvihill, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Mike McAvennie
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #89 (L* 1997 #4; published December 26, 1996; cover date February 1997)
  • She's Electric!
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jeff Moy; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: K.C. Carlson, Ruben Diaz (associate)
    • Joins Legion: Ferro (on an ongoing basis)

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