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Contents this page: Apr 1998Sep 1998Jan 1999Apr 1999

1998 (April to December)

April

Cover art by Darryl Banks (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), and Rob Schwager (coloring) Green Lantern v3 #99 (published April 1, 1998; cover date June 1998)
  • Future Shock, part 2
    • W: Ron Marz; P: Darryl Banks; I: Terry Austin; C: Rob Schwager; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Kevin Dooley; Dana Kurtin (associate)
    • Notes: Second part of the Green Lantern/Legion crossover story.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) Legionnaires #61 (published April 8, 1998; cover date June 1998)
Cover pencils by Alan Davis, inks by Mark Farmer Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #105 (published April 22, 1998; cover date June 1998)
  • Time won't let me
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Roger Stern (co-plot), Tom McCraw ("kibbitz"); P: Jason Armstrong; I: Ray Krissing, Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Notes: The Time Trapper exposits that he is the same Trapper previous Legions encountered, and who was "killed" in Zero Hour/End of an Era, but plays down the suggestion that he may be "one of [them]" after his rebirth, although he "ha[d] been, you know."
    • Lori Watch: Glorith-like form (Trapper created), Galaxy Girl (H-dial created)
Cover art by Dan Jurgens (pencils), Norm Rapmund (inks), and Patrick Martin (coloring) Superman Villains Secret Files #1 (published April 22, 1998; cover date June 1998)
  • Super-Villains Timeline
    • W: Roger Stern; E: Joey Cavalieri, Maureen McTigue (assistant)
    • Time Trapper, Superboy, Pocket Universe and the LSH mentioned in timeline

May

Cover art by Darryl Banks (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), and Steve Firchow (coloring) Cover art by Darryl Banks (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), and Steve Firchow (coloring) Cover art by Darryl Banks (pencils), Terry Austin (inks), and Steve Firchow (coloring) Green Lantern v3 #100 (published May 13, 1998; cover date July 1998)
  • In Brightest Days Past
    • W: Ron Marz; P: Darryl Banks; I: Terry Austin; C: Rob Schwager; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Kevin Dooley; Dana Kurtin (associate)
    • Story (Legion-related only): Kyle Rayner recounts the events of the Future Shock storyline, meriting a cameo appearance by Brainiac 5.
Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils), W.C. Carani (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #62 (published May 13, 1998; cover date July 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising! Part 1: Balance of Power
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover pencils by Alan Davis, inks by Mark Farmer Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #106 (published May 27, 1998; cover date July 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising! Part 2: High Crimes
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jason Armstrong; I: Ron Boyd, Prents Rollins; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

June

Cover art by Humberto Ramos (pencils) and Wayne Faucher (inks) JLA: World Without Grown-Ups #1 (published June 3, 1998; cover date August 1998)
    • W: Todd Dezago; P: Mike McKone, Humberto Ramos; I: Mark McKenna, Wayne Faucher; C: Jason Wright, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: John Workman; E: Eddie Berganza, Dana Curtain (assistant); Special Thanks: Grant Morrison
    • Cameo appearance Inferno. Team 20's occupation of the old JLA headquarters mentioned.
Cover pencils by Jeff Moy, inks by W.C. Carani Legionnaires #63 (published June 10, 1998; cover date August 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising! Part 3: Winds of War?
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani, Phil Moy; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by John Paul Leon (pencils)and Bill Reinhold (inks) Legion: Science Police #1 (published June 17, 1998; cover date August 1998)
  • Ringers, Chapter 1
    • W: David Michelinie; P: Paul Ryan; I: Josef Rubinstein; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by Howard Porter (pencils) and John Dell (inks) JLA #21 (published June 24, 1998; cover date August 1998)
  • Strange New World
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Arnie Jorgensen; I: Dave Meikis, Doug Hazlewood; C: Pat Garrahy, Heroic Age (separations); L: Kurt Hathaway; E: Dan Raspler, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: 20th Century Takron-Galtos scene
Cover pencils by Alan Davis, inks by Mark Farmer Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #107 (published June 24, 1998; cover date August 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising Part 4: Brainspotting
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jason Armstrong; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

July

Cover art by Jeff Moy (pencils) and W.C. Carani (inks) Legionnaires #64 (published July 8, 1998; cover date September 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising Part 5: Time Out!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy, Phil Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by John Paul Leon (pencils) and Bill Reinhold (inks) Legion: Science Police #2 (published July 15, 1998; cover date September 1998)
  • Ringers, Chapter 2
    • W: David Michelinie; P: Paul Ryan; I: Josef Rubinstein, Prentis Rollins; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) and Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #108 (published July 22, 1998; cover date September 1998)
  • Dark Circle Rising Part 6: The End
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Jason Armstrong; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

August

Cover art by Paul Guinan Chronos #8 (published August 5, 1998; cover date October 1998)
  • Ghost Train
    • W: John Franklin Moore; P: Paul Guinan; I: Denis Rodier; C: Mike Danza; L: Ken Bruzenak; E: Dan Thorsland, Ali Morales (assistant)
    • Cameo of Live Wire and Saturn Girl as Walker Gabriel travels through time
Painted cover by Jerry Ordway Power of Shazam! #43 (published August 5, 1998; cover date October 1998)
  • Children of Thunder
    • W&P: Jerry Ordway; I: Dick Giordano; P: Glenn Whitmore; L: John Costanza; E: Mike Carlin; Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Story (Legion-related only): Ibis the Invincible shows Uncle Dudley and Tawky Tawny a vision of the future, where an aged Captain Marvel had taken Thunder as his protégé. Unfortunately, despite his warnings, this gives them ideas in the absence of the injured Captains Marvel...
Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #65 (published August 12, 1998; cover date October 1998)
  • Days of Reckoning!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by John Paul Leon (pencils) and Bill Reinhold (inks) Legion: Science Police #3 (published August 19, 1998; cover date October 1998)
  • Ringers, Chapter 3
    • W: David Michelinie; P: Paul Ryan; I: Josef Rubinstein; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #109 (published August 26, 1998; cover date October 1998)
  • Wish Fulfillment
    • W: K.C. Carlson; P: Lee Moder, I: Dan Davis; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

September

Cover art by Steve Lightle Adventure Comics 80-Page Giant #1 (published September 2, 1998 (one week late); cover date October 1998)
  • Team Work (10 pages)
    • W: Tom McCraw; P: Kevin West; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Kurt Hathaway; E: Paul Kupperburg "with" L.A. Williams
    • Lori Watch: Blip
Cover art by Bryan Hitch (pencils), Paul Neary (inks) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Green Lantern v3 #1,000,000 (published September 2, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • Star Crossed
    • W: Ron Marz; P: Bryan Hitch; I: Paul Neary, Andy Lanning; C: Rob Schwager; L: Chris Eliopoulos; E: Kevin Dooley, Chuck Kim (assistant)
    • Story (Legion-related only): Kyle Rayner mentions the 30th Century events from the Future Shock storyline in Green Lantern v3 #98-99.
Cover art by Sean Phillips (pencils and inks), Patrick Martin (coloring) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Legionnaires #1,000,000 (published September 9, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • Come Together
    • W: Tom Peyer; P&I: Sean Phillips; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie; Frank Berrios (assistant), Grant Morrison ("Time Trapper")
Cover art by John Paul Leon (pencils) and Bill Reinhold (inks) Legion: Science Police #4 (published September 23, 1998; cover date November 1998)
  • Ringers, Chapter 4
    • W: David Michelinie; P: Paul Ryan; I: Josef Rubinstein; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by Tom Mandrake (pencils and inks) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Martian Manhunter v2 #1,000,000 (published September 23, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • MartianManhunter-v2-1MM-Legion.jpg
    The Abyss of Time
    • W: John Ostrander; P&I: Tom Mandrake; C: Carla Feeny, Heroic Age (separations); L: Ken Lopez; E: Peter Tomasi
    • Story (Legion-related only): The 853rd century J'onn J'onzz relates his story, mentioning that he spent some time fighting a great evil alongside the Legion of Super-Heroes. Pictured are presumably members that have fallen in the battle, although they are difficult to identify. One might be Cosmic Boy.
Cover art by Val Semeiks (pencils), Prentis Rollins (inks) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) DC One Million #4 (published September 30, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • Death Star
    • W: Grant Morrison; P: Val Semeiks; I: Prentis Rollins; C: Pat Garrahy, Heroic Age (separations); L: Len Lopez; E: Dan Raspler ("Tyrant Sun"); Tony Bedard (associate)
    • Cameo Appearances: Justice Union of New Lallor, Justice Legion of Super-Zoomorphs led by Proty One Million
Cover art by Gene Ha (pencils and inks) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Superman: Man of Tomorrow #1,000,000 (published September 30, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • Future Story
    • W: Mark Shultz; P: Georges Jeanty; I: Denis Rodier, Dennis Janke; C: Rob Schwager; L: John Costanza; E: Maureen McTigue, Joey Cavalieri (associate)
    • Notes: Symbols of several Legionnaires are displayed, including those of Sun Boy, Timber Wolf and Wildfire. The history of Superman's descendants is recounted, including the alliance of a 29th Century Legion with the Justice League. Since this differs from the established Legion timeline, the entire One Million storyline is possibly an alternate history. Members of the Legion of Executive Familiars (future incarnation of the Legion of Super-Pets) also appear.
Cover art by Paul Guinan (pencils and inks) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Chronos #1,000,000 (published September 30, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • Time On My Hands
    • W: John Francis Moore; P: J.H Williams; I: Mick Gray; C: Mike Danza; L: Ken Bruzenak; E: Dan Thorsland, Ali Morales (associate)
    • Cameo Appearances: Brainiac 5 and Koko appear next to a Legion Time Bubble. Silverale, the Bismollian Embassy and a Durlan terrorist are mentioned.
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) and Pat Garrahy (digital background) Legion of Super-Heroes #1,000,000 (published September 30, 1998; cover date November 85,271)
  • 1,000 Years Later...
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Keith Giffen; I: Al Gordon; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie; Frank Berrios (assistant), Grant Morrison ("Time Trapper")
Cover art by Rodolfo Damaggio (pencils), Robert Campanella (inks) and Digital Chameleon (coloring) JLA In Crisis Secret Files #1 (published September 30, 1998; cover date November 1998)
  • Origin Story: The Flash's Infinite Crises
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Rags Morales; I: Dave Meikus; C: John Kalisz, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Kurt Hathaway; E: Dan Thorsland, Alisande Morales (assistant)
    • Appearances: Dominators (in the Flash's hallucination)
  • Profile Pages (writer uncredited)
    • Invasion (P: Frank Fosco; I: Danny Miki; C: Lee Loughridge)
    • Armageddon 2001 (P: Kevin Maguire; I: Karl Story; C: Lee Loughridge)
      • Appearances: Lar Gand
    • Eclipso: The Darkness Within (P: Greg Luzniak; I: Dave Meikus; C: Lee Loughridge)
      • Appearances: Lar Gand
    • Zero Hour (P: Paul Ryan; I: Norm Rapmund; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations))
      • Appearances: Saturn Girl (SW6).
      • Notes: Impulse mentioned as coming from the 30th Century. Vril Dox and L.E.G.I.O.N. mentioned.
    • Final Night (P: Stuart Immonen; I: José Marzan, Jr.; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations))
      • Appearances: Ferro appearance; Team 20 mentioned

October

Cover art by Rodolfo Damaggio (pencils), Robert Campanella (inks) and Heroic Age (coloring) Legends of the DC Universe 3-D Gallery #1 (published October 7, 1998; cover date December 1998)
  • Legionnaires
    • P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani [1]; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); E: Alisande Morales
    • Notes: One page 3-D pinup of the Legionnaires. Inking miscredited to Cully Hamner, rather than W.C. Carani.
Painted cover art by Jerry Ordway Power of Shazam! #44 (published October 7, 1998; cover date December 1998)
  • A Child of Thunder, A Child of Hate
    • W&P: Jerry Ordway; I: Dick Giordano; P: Glenn Whitmore; L: John Costanza; E: Mike Carlin; Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Story (Legion-related only): With the Captains Marvel out of action, Tawky Tawny attempts to get a future Captain Marvel to help via. the Rock of Eternity. However, after he finds Thunder and is on his way back with her, Black Adam intervenes, taking her place, and Thunder falls helplessly through time...
Pencils by Jeff Moy, inks by W.C. Carani Legionnaires #66 (published October 14, 1998; cover date December 1998)
  • Missing Persons
    • W: K.C. Carlson, Tom McCraw ("Special thanks to for story input"); P: Mike Collins; I: John Stokes; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Prentice; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Notes: First genuine post-Zero Hour appearances of Jacques Foccart and Charma - however, Charma had previously made an unnamed cameo in Lgs #43 (the tryout issue) which is inconsistent with how she is presented here, and an other-universe version of Jacques (as Invisible Kid) had appeared briefly in LSHv4 #105, hinting at a nasty fate for him in the post-ZH timeline.
Artwork by Todd Nauck (pencils), Larry Stucker (inks) and J.J. Abbott (coloring) JLA: World Without Grown-Ups Trade paperback (published October 28, 1998; cover date 1998)
Artwork by Dan Jurgens (pencils), Karl Kesel (inks) and Tom McCraw (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 8 (published October 28, 1998 (one week late); cover date 1998)
Cover pencils by Alan Davis Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #110 (published October 28, 1998; cover date December 1998)
  • The Power of Thunder!
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant); O: "A tip of the Space-Helmet to Jerry Ordway"
    • First appearances: Doctor Savant
    • Join Legion: Thunder

November

Cover art by Tony Harris Starman v2 #49 (published November 4, 1998 (unconfirmed); cover date January 1999)
  • Fighting with Grundy; Talking with David '99
    • W: James Robinson (co-plot/script), David S. Goyer (co-plot); P&I: Steve Yeowell; C: Jason Wright, GCW (separations); L: Bill Oakley; E: Pete Tomasi; "Guiding light": Archie Goodwin (posthumous credit)
    • Story (Legion-related only): While travelling through space, Starman (Jack Knight) & entourage inadvertently travel through a mysterious black feature, arriving in the vicinity of Xanthu - before being boarded by Star Boy and some Science Police.
Cover pencils by Chris Sprouse, inks by Al Gordon Legionnaires #67 (published November 11, 1998; cover date January 1999)
  • Here Be Heroes!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #144 (published November 25, 1998; cover date January 1999)
  • Nature vs. Nurture
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Pop Mhan; I: Chris Ivy; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Legion-related cameos: XS

December

Cover art by Tony Harris Starman v2 #50 (published December 2, 1998 (unconfirmed); cover date January 1999)
  • Lighting the Way: Then, Now and Yet To Be!
    • W: James Robinson (co-plot/script), David S. Goyer (co-plot); P: Peter Snejbjerg; I: Wade von Grawbadger, Keith Champagne; C: John Kalisz, GCW (separations); L: Bill Oakley; E: Pete Tomasi, Steve Wacker (assistant); "Guiding light": Archie Goodwin (posthumous credit)
    • Notes: Set in 30th century. Star Boy and Umbra prominently appear.
Cover pencils by Alan Davis Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #111 (published December 9, 1998 (two weeks late); cover date January 1999)
  • Possession
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover pencils by Chris Sprouse, inks by Al Gordon Legionnaires #68 (published December 9, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • When Robots Attack
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Colour change: Monstress (green → yellow → peach → red → purple → orange)
    • Suspended: Star Boy (fluctuating powers)
Cover art by Ariel Olivetti The Kingdom #1 (published December 16, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Never Ending Slaughter
    • W: Mark Waid; P&I: Ariel Olivetti; C: John Kalisz, Chris Chuckry (separations); L: Phil Felix; E: Dan Raspler, Tony Bedard (associate)
    • Cameo Appearances: Kingdom Come Starman
Cover art by Barry Kitson The Kingdom: Planet Krypton #1 (published December 23, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Haunted
    • W: Mark Waid; P&I: Barry Kitson; C: Pat Garrahy, Jamison (separations); L: Ken Lopez; E: Dan Raspler, Tony Bedard (associate)
    • Ghostlike images of many heroes appear after hours in a super-hero themed restaurant. Included among the wraiths are Pre-Crisis versions of Lightning Lad (with mechanical prosthetic arm), Insect Queen and Dream Girl.
DCUHeroesSecretFiles1.jpg DCU Heroes Secret Files #1 (published December 30, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Lost Pages: Above Top Secret (4 pages)
    • W: Mark Millar; P: Matthew Clark; I: Tom Simmons; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Clem Robins; E: Tony Bedard, Maureen McTigue
    • Story: A DEO accountant takes the information on how they intend to kill superheroes - including "how to ice Inferno" - if they go rogue to Lex Luthor, believing him to be a "great humanitarian". Luthor has the whistleblower shot and blackmails the DEO for a "ten figure sum" over its return.
  • Timeline (text feature, 2 pages)
    • W: Matt Brady; E: Tony Bedard, Maureen McTigue
    • Notes: Thunder meeting the Legion in Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #110 is included. Her name is misparsed as "Cece Beck" rather than "Cecebeck".
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #145 (published December 30, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Part 1: The Gathering Storm
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Cameo Appearances: XS
Cover art by Ariel Olivetti The Kingdom #2 (published December 30, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Mighty Rivers
    • W: Mark Waid; P: Mike Zeck, I: John Beatty; C: John Kalisz, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Phil Felix; E: Dan Raspler, Tony Bedard (associate)
    • Notes: The story's heroes catch several glimpses of Pre-Crisis Legion events when the walls of Hypertime are breached.
Painted cover art by Glen Orbik Legends of the DCU: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (published December 30, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • The Untold Story
    • W: Marv Wolfman; P: Paul Ryan; I: Bob McLeod; C: Tom McCraw; L: John Costanza, Digital Chameleon (separations); E: Mike Carlin, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Appearances: Pre-Crisis versions of Bouncing Boy, Colossal Boy, Duo Damsel, Mon-El and Sun Boy
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #112 (published December 30, 1998; cover date February 1999)
  • Bound Together
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ron Boyd; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

1999 (January to September)

January

Cover pencils by Chris Sprouse, inks by Al Gordon, coloring by Patrick Martin Legionnaires #69 (published January 13, 1999; cover date March 1999)
  • Secrets and Lies!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Lori Watch: Plasma (joins Workforce)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #146 (published January 27, 1999; cover date March 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Part 2: Time Like a River...
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: XS, 30th Century mentioned

February

Cover art by Jason Johnson (pencils) and Edwin Rosell (inks) Impulse: Bart Saves the Universe (published February 3, 1999; cover date 1999)
  • Bart Saves the Universe
    • W: Christopher Priest; P: Jason Johnson; I: Edwin Rosell; C: bad @$$; L: Willie Schubert; Paul Kupperberg, L. A. Williams (assistant)
  • XS cameo appearance
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #113 (published February 3, 1999 (one week late); cover date March 1999)
  • The Anywhere Machine!
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Al Gordon; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Mike Wieringo (pencils), Norm Rapmund (inks) and Patrick Martin (colours) Flash 80-Page Giant #2 (published February 10, 1999; cover date April 1999)
  • A Flash of Hope
    • W: Tom Peyer; P&I: Steve Lightle; C: Noelle Giddings; L: Steve Dutro; E: Joey Cavalieri, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Story: XS listens to two robots in the 30th century Flash Museum speculate on how Wally West's life ended.
Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils) and Al Gordon (inks) Legionnaires #70 (published February 10, 1999; cover date April 1999)
  • Enter: Domain!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #147 (published February 24, 1999; cover date April 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Part 3: Shooting the Rapids
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: XS and Tornado Twins mentioned
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #114 (published February 24, 1999; cover date April 1999)
  • Imperfect Strangers
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Krissing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

March

Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils) and Al Gordon (inks) Legionnaires #71 (published March 10, 1999; cover date May 1999)
  • The Elements of Disaster are released!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #148 (published March 31, 1999; cover date May 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Part 4: Undertow
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Appearances: XS, Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, Chameleon, Ultra Boy and a Legion wannabe ("Blazerr") outside Legion HQ, Tornado Twins.
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #115 (published March 31, 1999; cover date May 1999)
  • Imperfect Strangers: Bizarros Forever!
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Krissing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • First appearances: Pernisius

April

Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils) and Al Gordon (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes Secret Files #2 (published April 7, 1999; cover date June 1999)
  • Unknown Point of Origin
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Chuck Wojtkiwicz; I: Dexter Vines; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Clem Robins; E: Tony Bedard, Maureen McTigue (assistant)
    • First appearances: Blight (cameo)
  • The Legion Constitution (2 pages, text-only)
    • Adapted from Who's Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes (1988)
  • Interview: United Planets President R.J. Brande (2 pages, text feature with illustrations)
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Derec Aucoin; I: Dan Davis; C: Tom McCraw
  • A Partial Listing of the United Planets and Affiliated Planets
    • W: Matt Brady & Tom McCraw
  • Profile Pages (All written by Matt Brady and Tom McCraw except where noted, P/I as shown, all coloured by Tom McCraw)
Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils), Al Gordon (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #72 (published April 14, 1999; cover date June 1999)
  • Enemies of Science!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #149 (published April 28, 1999; cover date June 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Part 5: Whirlpool
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Appearances: XS, Tornado Twins
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils) and Mark Farmer (inks) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #116 (published April 28, 1999; cover date June 1999)
  • Cold Irons Bound
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Keron Grant; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

May

Pencils by Jeff Moy, inks by W.C. Carani Legionnaires #73 (published May 12, 1999; cover date July 1999)
  • The Final Gathering
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover artwork by Steve Lightle The Flash v2 #150 (published May 26, 1999; cover date July 1999)
  • Chain Lightning Finale: Finish Line
    • W: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn; P: Paul Pelletier; I: Vince Russell; C: Tom McCraw; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Paul Kupperberg, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: Scenes of Barry and Iris Allen in 30th Century as story concludes
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #117 (published May 26, 1999; cover date July 1999)
  • The Machine in the Ghost
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant); O: "Special Thanks to Jeff Johnson"
    • First appearances: Gear

June

Pencils by Val Semeiks, inks by Prentis Rollins, coloring by Lee Loughridge DC One Million 80-Page Giant #1,000,000 (published June 9, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • The One Million Universe at a Glance
  • P: Phil Jimenez; I: Joe Rosas; C: Zylonol (separations); E: Maureen McTigue
    • Two-page pinup portrays all the characters of 853rd Century storylines, including the future Legionnaires
  • Tales of the Legion of Executive Familiars
    • W: Mark Schultz; P: Georges Jeanty; I: Dexter Vines; C: Moose Baumann, Zylonol (separations); L: Clem Robins; E: Maureen McTigue
    • Flashback to the time of the Legion of Super-Pets. Legion of Executive Familiars is 853rd Century version of Super-Pets
Pencils by Jeff Moy, inks by W.C. Carani, coloring by Patrick Martin Legionnaires #74 (published June 9, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • Aftershocks
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Jack Morelli; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by Stephen Sadowski (pencils), Michael Bair (inks) and John Kalisz (coloring) JSA Secret Files #1 (published June 16, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • Gathering Storms
    • W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Scott Benefiel; I: Mark Propst; C: John Kalisz, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Ken Lopez (Letters); E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (Assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance
  • Dead Ends
    • W: Steven Grant (Script); P&I: Eddy Newell; C: Gloria Vasquez, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Janice Chiang; E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (Assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance
  • (Profile Page)
    • "Dark Lord" (Mordru) - W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Stephen Sadowski; I: Michael Bair; C: Tom McCraw; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Cover art by Todd Grummett (pencils), Karl Kesel (inks), Patrick Martin (coloring) and Comicraft (lettering) Superboy v3 #65 (published June 16, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • Hyper-Tension!, Epilogue: Out of Hyper-Time!
    • W: Karl Kesel; P: Todd Grummett; I: Dan Davis; C: Buzz Setzer; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Inferno
Cover art by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks) and Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #118 (published June 23, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • Shadow of the Sun
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by Alan Davis JSA #1 (published June 23, 1999; cover date August 1999)
  • Justice Be Done
    • W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Stephen Sadowski; I: Michael Bair; C: John Kalisz, Heroic Age (separations); L: Ken Lopez (Letters); E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance

July

Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #57 (published July 7, 1999; cover date September 1999)
  • Cover images from issues #57-62 link to form a poster depicting various incarnations of Starman, including a Kingdom Come-style Thom Kallor.
  • No interior Legion content
Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils), Al Gordon (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #75 (published July 14, 1999; cover date September 1999)
  • Tyrants Three
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
Cover art by Alan Davis JSA #2 (published July 21, 1999; cover date September 1999)
  • A Fateful Search!
    • W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Stephen Sadowski; I: Michael Bair; C: John Kalisz, Heroic Age (separations); L: Ken Lopez (Letters); E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance
Cover art by Phil Jimenez (pencils, inks) and Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #119 (published July 28, 1999; cover date September 1999)
  • Eat the Poor
    • W: Tom Peyer (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot); P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)

August

Cover art by Tom Mandrake Martian Manhunter v2 #11 (published August 4, 1999; cover date October 1999)
Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #58 (published August 4, 1999; cover date October 1999)
  • Cover images from issues #57-62 link to form a poster depicting various incarnations of Starman, including a Kingdom Come-style Thom Kallor.
  • No interior Legion content
Cover art by Chris Sprouse (pencils), Al Gordon (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Legionnaires #76 (published August 11, 1999; cover date October 1999)
  • The Fire This Time!
    • W: Roger Stern (co-plot/script), Tom McCraw (co-plot), Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"*); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Jack Morelli; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (assistant)
    • First appearances: Drake Burroughs (continuity)
Cover art by Alan Davis JSA #3 (published August 18, 1999; cover date October 1999)
  • Old Souls
    • W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Stephen Sadowski; I: Michael Bair; C: John Kalisz, Heroic Age (separations); L: Ken Lopez (Letters); E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance
Pencils by Lee Moder, inks by Ron Boyd, coloring by Tom McCraw Legion of Super-Heroes: The Beginning of Tomorrow (published August 18, 1999, cover date 1999)
Cover art by Phil Jimenez (pencils, inks) and Patricia Mulvihill (coloring) Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #120 (published August 25, 1999; cover date October 1999)
  • The Fatal Four... Plus One!
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie

September

Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #59 (published September 1, 1999; cover date November 1999)
  • Cover images from issues #57-62 link to form a poster depicting various incarnations of Starman, including a Kingdom Come-style Thom Kallor.
  • No interior Legion content
Cover art by Jeff Moy Legionnaires #77 (published September 8, 1999; cover date November 1999)
  • Endless Summer
    • W: Roger Stern, Tom McCraw, Carmela Merlo ("Adult Legionnaire"); P: Jeff Moy; I: W.C. Carani; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie, Frank Berrios (Assistant Editor)
Cover art by Alan Davis JSA #4 (published September 15, 1999; cover date November 1999)
  • Ouroboros
    • W: David S. Goyer & James Robinson; P: Stephen Sadowski; I: Michael Bair; C: John Kalisz, Heroic Age (separations); L: Ken Lopez (Letters); E: Peter Tomasi, L.A. Williams (assistant)
    • Notes: Mordru appearance
Cover art by Phil Jimenez, coloring by Patricia Mulvihill Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #121 (published September 29, 1999; cover date November 1999)
  • End of the Line
    • W: Tom McCraw, Tom Peyer; P: Scott Kolins; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw; L: Pat Brosseau; E: Mike McAvennie

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