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Contents this page: Oct 1999Jan 2000Jul 2000Jan 2001Jul 2001

1999 (October - December)

October

Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #60 (published October 6, 1999; cover date December 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
Pencils by Jeff Moy, inks by W.C. Carani, coloring by Patrick Martin Legionnaires #78 (published October 13, 1999; cover date December 1999)
  • Emissary (20 pages)
  • Meanwhile... (2 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Story: A cascade of energy travels through stargates, collapsing the stargate network as it passes over several planets on its' way to Earth...
    • Notes: Legion of the Damned prologue
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning, coloring by Patrick Martin Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #122 (published October 27, 1999; cover date December 1999)
  • Legion of the Damned Part One (subtitle was to be "The End of All Things", but this was left off in the issue)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Story: The Blight has taken over Earth, "blighting" most Legionnaires into its' service. As a small group of free Legionnaires is captured, Chameleon is left alone... until some friends finally reach home.

November

Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #61 (published November 3, 1999; cover date January 2000)
  • 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 painting by Sean Phillips Legends of the DC Universe 80 Page Giant #2 (published November 10, 1999; cover date January 2000)
Cover artwork by ??? Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 9 (published November 10, 1999 (two weeks late); cover date 1999)
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legionnaires #79 (published November 10, 1999; cover date January 2000)
  • Legion of the Damned Part Two: Damned if we do!
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Story: Chameleon relates how quickly the Blight captured Earth to Cosmic Boy, Brainiac 5.1, Apparition and Monstress; Apparition dreams of what happened to them and XS attempts to escape with Saturn Girl before they're Blighted just as the free Legionnaires try to sneak in...
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #123 (published November 24, 1999; cover date January 2000)
  • Legion of the Damned Part Three: Damned if we don't!
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Story: As XS struggles to escape with visions of the Blight's origin given to her by Saturn Girl overtaking her mind, the free Legionnaires arrive just in time to take them to a hideout. Meanwhile, the Blight plan to use M'Onel to save themselves by destroying all other life....

December

Cover art taken from a larger image by Alex Ross Starman v2 #62 (published December 1, 1999; cover date February 2000)
  • Cover images from issues #57-62 link to form a poster depicting various incarnations of Starman, including Thom Kallor.
  • No interior Legion content
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legionnaires #80 (published December 8, 1999; cover date February 2000)
  • Legion of the Damned Part Four: Damned for all Eternity!
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Story: The free Legionnaires sneak into the Stem, while Saturn Girl uses the mask of a betrayal to free the Blight's enslaved transport, the Doda and destroy the Blight once and for all.
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #124 (published December 22, 1999; cover date February 2000)
  • Widening Rifts part 1: Childhood's End
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Angel Unzueta; I: Jaime Mendoza; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie

2000

January

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legionnaires #81 (published January 5, 2000; cover date March 2000)
  • Widening Rifts part 2: Event Horizon
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Adam DeKraker; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Leave Legion: Star Boy, Thunder
    • Lori Watch: Helios
    • Notes: Team officially suspended, R.J. Brande impeached from office
Pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Phil Jimenez, coloring by Richard and Tanya Horie Titans/Legion of Super-Heroes: Universe Ablaze #1 (published January 12, 2000; cover date 2000)
  • (untitled) (48 pages)
    • W & Layouts: Dan Jurgens; P&I: Phil Jimenez; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); L: Comicraft
    • Notes: Takes place in an altered universe where the Titans were cryogenically frozen in the 20th century and recovered by the Legion from an Egyptian pyramid.
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #125 (published January 26, 2000; cover date March 2000)
  • Widening Rifts Conclusion: Extinction Event
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Angel Unzueta; I: Jaime Mendoza; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Join Legion: ERG-1 (Drake Burroughs)
    • Lori Watch: Helios (H-Dial destroyed)
    • Deaths: ERG-1 (apparent)

February

Pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Phil Jimenez, coloring by Richard and Tanya Horie Titans/Legion of Super-Heroes: Universe Ablaze #2 (published February 23, 2000 (two weeks late); cover date 2000)
  • (untitled) (48 pages)
    • W & Layouts: Dan Jurgens; P&I: Phil Jimenez; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); L: Comicraft
    • Notes: Takes place in an altered universe where the Titans were cryogenically frozen in the 20th century and recovered by the Legion from an Egyptian pyramid.

March

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #1 (published March 1, 2000; cover date May 2000)
Pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Phil Jimenez, coloring by Richard and Tanya Horie Titans/Legion of Super-Heroes: Universe Ablaze #3 (published March 29, 2000 (three weeks late); cover date 2000)
  • (untitled) (48 pages)
    • W & Layouts: Dan Jurgens; P&I: Phil Jimenez; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); L: Comicraft
    • Notes: Takes place in an altered universe where the Titans were cryogenically frozen in the 20th century and recovered by the Legion from an Egyptian pyramid.

April

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #2 (published April 5, 2000; cover date June 2000)
  • Enigma Variations
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
JusticeBeDone.jpg JSA: Justice Be Done Trade Paperback (published April 12, 2000; cover date 2000)
  • Reprints the four part story from JSA #1-4

May

Pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Phil Jimenez, coloring by Richard and Tanya Horie Titans/Legion of Super-Heroes: Universe Ablaze #4 (published May 3, 2000 (three weeks late); cover date 2000)
  • (untitled) (42 pages)
    • W & Layouts: Dan Jurgens; P&I: Phil Jimenez; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); L: Comicraft
    • Notes: Takes place in an altered universe where the Titans were cryogenically frozen in the 20th century and recovered by the Legion from an Egyptian pyramid.
  • (epilogue, untitled ) (6 pages)
    • W & Layouts: Dan Jurgens; P&I: Phil Jimenez; C: Tom McCraw, Heroic Age (separations); L: Comicraft
    • Story (Legion-related only): With the real universe restored and no memory of the altered universe, the Legionnaires check out what turns out to be an empty chamber in an Egyptian pyramid, Aven looks in on the imprisoned Sarmon Ardeen and Brainiac 5.1 works for 53.7 consecutive hours to prevent Y3K computer problems.
    • First appearances: Universo
    • Notes: Set before Legionnaires #78.
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #3 (published May 10, 2000; cover date July 2000)
  • Lone Star State
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Kwai
    • Join Legion: Shikari, ERG-1

June

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #4 (published June 7, 2000; cover date August 2000)
  • Makeshift
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Pascal Alixe; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Name changes: ERG1→Wildfire

July

Pencils by Oscar Jimenez, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash: Dead Heat Trade paperback (published July 5, 2000; cover date 2000)
  • First reprint of the Dead Heat storyline from The Flash v2 #108-111 and Impulse #10-11
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #5 (published July 6, 2000; cover date September 2000)
  • Omniphagos
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Omniphagos

August

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #6 (published August 2, 2000; cover date October 2000)
  • Burnout
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Pascal Alixe; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Singularity

September

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #7 (published September 7, 2000; cover date November 2000)
  • Singularity
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
MilleniumEditionAdventureComics247.jpg Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics #247 (published September 13, 2000; cover date November 2000)

October

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #8 (published October 4, 2000; cover date December 2000)
  • Lost & Found
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
Cover artwork by ??? Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 10 (published October 11, 2000 (two weeks late); cover date 2000)

November

Pencils by Brian Bolland Superman and Batman: World's Funnest #1 (published November 11, 2000; cover date 2001)
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #9 (published November 15, 2000 (one week late); cover date January 2001)
  • Lost & Alone
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Pascal Alixe; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Leadership: Saturn Girl steps down after a breakdown in trust following the revelation of her manipulations, giving leadership to Live Wire
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning A DC Universe Christmas (published November 15, 2000; cover date 2000)

December

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #10 (published December 13, 2000 (one week late); cover date February 2001)
  • Rosette
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie

2001 (January to September)

January

Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #11 (published January 4, 2001; cover date March 2001)
  • One Billion Years of Solitude
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Deaths: Monstress (killed by Element Lad/Progenitor)
Cover art by Rags Morales, coloring by Richard and Tanya Horie Hourman #24 (published January 10, 2001, cover date March 2001)
  • Minutes To Go
    • W: Tom Peyer; P: Rags Morales; I: Dave Meikis; C: John Kalisz; L: Kurt Hathaway, Heroic Age (separations); E: Tony Bedard
    • While travelling forward to the year 85,273, Hourman sees glimpses of events in other times, including an image of Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy in flight

February

Cover art by Paul Rivoche Superman v2 #167 (published February 7, 2001, cover date April 2001)
  • Return to Krypton, Part One: Sliding Home
    • W: Jeph Loeb; P: Ed McGuinness; I: Cam Smith; C: Richard and Tanya Horie; L: Comicraft; E: Eddie Berganza, Tom Palmer, Jr. (assistant)
    • Superman and Lois Lane briefly encounter Valor (between Superboy v3 #19 and Legionnaires Annual #2 for Valor) as they pass through the Phantom Zone.
Pencils by Olivier Coipel, inks by Andy Lanning Legion Lost v1 #12 (published February 14, 2001; cover date April 2001)
  • First & Last
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw; L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Leaves Legion: Live Wire (resigns both leadership and membership when preparing to kill Element Lad/Omniphagos amalgam)
    • Deaths: Live Wire, Element Lad/Progenitor, Omniphagos (Live Wire kills latter two, is vaporised in process)
Cover by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Richard and Tanya Horie (colours), John Roshell (logo design) Superboy's Legion #1 (published February 21, 2001, cover date 2001)
  • (untitled) (48 pages)
    • W: Mark Farmer; P: Alan Davis; I: Mark Farmer; C: Richard and Tanya Horie; L: Pat Prentice; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Part 1 of an Elseworlds story in which Superboy is R.J. Brande's son and one of the original three founders of the Legion
  • Format: Prestige Format, $5.95

March

Cover by Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Richard and Tanya Horie (colours), John Roshell (logo design) Superboy's Legion #2 (published March 28, 2001, cover date 2001)
  • (untitled) (48 pages)
    • W: Mark Farmer; P: Alan Davis; I: Mark Farmer; C: Richard and Tanya Horie; L: Pat Prentice; E: Mike McAvennie
    • Notes: Part 2 of an Elseworlds story in which Superboy is R.J. Brande's son and one of the original three founders of the Legion
  • Format: Prestige Format, $5.95

April

Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #1 (published April 19, 2001; cover date June 2001)
  • You are here: Earth (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Yvel Guichet; I: Dexter Vines; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: "Mr Venge"
  • The Earth Spins (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P: Olivier Coipel; I: Andy Lanning; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie

May

Cover pencils by Ethan Van Sciver, inks by Wayne Faucher Impulse #74 (published May 9, 2001, cover date July 2001)
  • Dark Tomorrow, Part Two
    • W: Todd Dezago; P: Carlo Barberi; I: Juan Vlasco; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Janice Chiang; E: Joey Cavalieri
    • Story takes place in an alternate version of the 30th Century. Interlac, Earthgov and the Science Police are all mentioned, as well as Bart's cousin, Jenni Ognats.
Cover by Andrew Robinson Starman v2 #79 (published May 9, 2001, cover date July 2001)
  • 1951 Part Three: --Why?
    • W: James Robinson (co-plot/script), David S. Goyer (co-plot); P&I: Peter Snejbjerg; C: Jason Wright, Jamison (separations); L: Bill Oakley; E: Pete Tomasi, Steve Wacker (assistant); "Guiding light": Archie Goodwin (posthumous credit); "Special Thanks to Ole Comoll"
    • Story (Legion-related only): A future version of Star Boy, in Kingdom Come costume, appears on last page with a Time Bubble to return Starman (Jack Knight) to the 21st century.
Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #2 (published May 16, 2001; cover date July 2001)
  • You are here: Winath (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P&I: Enrique Breccia; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
  • A Change in Climate (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P,I&L: Darwyn Cooke; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); E: Mike McAvennie

June

Pencils by Ed McGuinness, inks by Cam Smith, coloring by Tanya and Richard Horie Superman v2 #171 (published June 6, 2001, cover date August 2001)
  • Of Course, You Know, This Means Warworld!
Pencils by Mike Wieringo, inks by José Marzan, Jr. The Flash: Race Against Time! Trade paperback (published June 13, 2001; cover date 2001)
  • First reprint of the Race Against Time storyline from The Flash v2 #112-118
Cover pencils by Tony Harris, finished art by Andrew Robinson Starman v2 #80 (published June 13, 2001, cover date August 2001)
  • Arrivederci, Bon Voyage, Goodbye
    • W: James Robinson; P&I: Peter Snejbjerg; C: Jason Wright, Jamison (separations); L: Bill Oakley; E: Pete Tomasi, Steve Wacker (assistant); "Guiding light": Archie Goodwin (posthumous credit); "Special Thanks to Ole Comoll"
    • Story (Legion-related only): Starman (Jack Knight) is returned to the early 21st century by an elderly Thom Kallor/"Danny Blaine" (also Starman), before Thom returns to the day before his death. Before leaving, however, Thom discusses the possibility that the future where he becomes the 21st century Starman is not Jack's future, or the future of the Thom we see in Legion Worlds #4 onward.
Cover by Jae Lee Young Justice: Our Worlds At War #1 (published June 20, 2001; cover date August 2001)
  • Comedy of Eras (38 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Todd Nauck; I: Ray Snyder, Terry Austin, Randy Emberlin, Jaime Mendoza, Walden Wong, John Stokes; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: John F. Workman Jr.; E: Eddie Berganza, Tom Palmer, Jr. (assistant)
    • Story (Legion-related only): Young Justice meets an alternate future version of the Post-Zero Hour Legion in the year 3004, from a universe where the 21st century Imperiex War was lost.
Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #3 (published June 27, 2001 (one week late); cover date August 2001)
  • You are here: Braal (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P&I: Paul Rivoche; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
  • On the Net (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P&I: Rick Burchett; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Orla Eidoor

July

Cover art by Stephen Sadowski (pencils), Michael Bair (inks) and Digital Chameleon (coloring) JSA Secret Files #2 (published July 4, 2001; cover date September 2001)
  • Breaking Storms
    • W: David S. Goyer (plot), Geoff Johns (prlot and script); P: Javier Saltares; I: Ray Kryssing; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Ken Lopez; E: Peter Tomasi
    • Mordru appearance
Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #4 (published July 25, 2001 (one week late); cover date September 2001)
  • You are here: Xanthu (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Duncan Rouleau; I: Jaime Medoza; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
  • War makes us Weapons (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P: Rick Leonardi; I: Al Williamson; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Kurt Hathaway; E: Mike McAvennie

August

Cover artwork by ??? Legion of Super-Heroes Archives Volume 11 (published August 15, 2001 (five weeks late); cover date 2001)
Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #5 (published August 22, 2001; cover date October 2001)
  • You are here: Steeple (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P: Steve Dillon; I: Klaus Janson, John Stanisei; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Halpashar, Sorcsis
  • Executive Action (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P&I: Jamie Tolagson; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Kurt Hathaway; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Oversight Watch (M'Onel, Repulse, Twine, Brainstorm, Abyss; latter three also individual first appearances)

September

Cover by John Cassaday Legion Worlds #6 (published September 26, 2001; cover date November 2001)
  • You are here: Rimbor (30 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (DnA); P&I: Kilian Plunkett; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie
    • First appearances: Timber Wolf
  • A Moment Here (8 pages)
    • W: Dan Abnett; P: Mike McKone; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Tom McCraw, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Comicraft; E: Mike McAvennie

See also

Legion Publication History

1958-19641965-19701971-19781979-19821983-19861986-19891989-19941994-1996
1997-19981998-19991999-20012001-20042004-20062007200820092010201120122013-2014
Adult LegionHomage and ParodyL.E.G.I.O.N.PrecursorsReferenceReprints
SpinoffsSeries IndexChronological IndexIndividual series pagesColour key