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This page is written from
the Real World point of view
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This page gathers the information pertaining to all Action Comics issues from the regular pages of the Legion Publication History.

Preboot (Pre-Crisis)

Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Action Comics v1 #267 (published June 30, 1960, cover date August 1960)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Action Comics v1 #276 (published March 30, 1961, cover date May 1961)
  • Supergirl's Three Super-Girlfriends!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl is again invited to try out for Legion membership, earning her way in by unearthing valuable antiquities while Brainiac 5 is inducted for "noble courage" in risking his life to save hers.
    • First appearances: Phantom Girl & Triplicate Girl (both revealed to be Legion members); Bouncing Boy, Brainiac 5, Shrinking Violet and Sun Boy as Legion applicants.
    • Join Legion: Brainiac 5 (also origin), Supergirl
Action Comics v1 #277 (published April 27, 1961, cover date June 1961)
  • The Battle of the Super-Pets!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st meeting of Krypto, Streaky & Beppo
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Action Comics v1 #282 (published September 28, 1961, cover date November 1961)
  • The Supergirl of Tomorrow!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: In an effort to restore her lost super-powers, Superman sends Supergirl into the far future.
    • Notes: Brainiac 5 & Legion Time Bubble cameo.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Action Comics v1 #283 (published October 26, 1961, cover date December 1961)
  • The Red Kryptonite Menace!
    • P: Curt Swan; I: Stan Kaye; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Chameleon Men from the 30th century, members of the Legion of Super-Outlaws, try and locate kryptonite in an effort to destroy Superman. (Mention Cosmic King & Lightning Lord)
  • The Six Red 'K' Perils of Supergirl!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Wesinger
    • Story: Supergirl battles against red kryptonite and Mr. Mxytzplk.
    • Notes: Superman mentions Legion
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Action Comics v1 #284 (published November 30, 1961, cover date January 1962)
  • The Babe of Steel!
    • W: Robert Bernstein; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman learns of a portal that will allow Kryptonian criminals to escape the Phantom Zone.
    • Notes: Mon-El appears
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #285 (published December 28, 1961, cover date February 1962)
  • The World's Greatest Heroine!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman reveals Supergirl's existence to the world and the Legion helps her defeat the Infinite Monster.
    • Notes: Brainiac 5, Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl appear on three pages
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Action Comics v1 #286 (published January 30, 1962, cover date March 1962)
  • The Jury of Super-Enemies!
    • W: Robert Bernstein; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Second appearance of LSV, with Luthor, Brainiac & Electro as members - cameo in a dream sequence
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Action Comics v1 #287 (published February 27, 1962, cover date April 1962)
  • Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl battles chameleon men impersonating the Legion.
    • First appearances: Whizzy
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #288 (published March 29, 1962, cover date May 1962)
  • The Man Who Made Supergirl Cry!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: In a bid to escape from the Phantom Zone, Kryptonian criminals force Supergirl's adoptive father to make her cry and collect her tears.
    • Notes: Mon-El appears.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Action Comics v1 #289 (published April 26, 1962, cover date June 1962)
  • Superman's Super-Courtship!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl searches many worlds and times to find a suitable wife for Superman.
    • Notes: Second appearance of Adult Legion, first mention of the marriage of Lightning Lad & Saturn Girl.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Kurt Schaffenberger (pencils, Lois Lane finger touch-up) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #290 (published May 29, 1962, cover date July 1962)
  • Supergirl's Super Boyfriends!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Red kryptonite exposure causes Supergirl to bestow super-powers with a kiss.
    • Notes: Phantom Girl and Legion statutettes appear
Action Comics v1 #294 (published September 27, 1962, cover date November 1962)
  • The Kryptonite Killer!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: Al Plastino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Cameo Saturn Queen
Action Comics v1 #295 (published October 30, 1962, cover date December 1962)
  • Superman Goes Wild!
    • P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Wesinger
    • Notes: Cameo Mon-El
  • House Ads: Ad promotes The Fantastic Spy! in Adventure Comics #303
Action Comics v1 #297 (published December 27, 1962, cover date February 1963)
  • The Forbidden Weapons of Krypton!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Kryptonian criminals escape from the Phantom Zone. (Cameo Mon-El)
  • House Ads: Legion mentioned in ad for Adventure Comics #305
Action Comics v1 #298 (published January 31, 1963, cover date March 1963)
  • The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl battles a group of Phantom Zone criminals. (Cameo Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad & Saturn Girl)
    • House Ads: Ad for Adventure Comics #306 mentions all Substitute Heroes by name
Action Comics v1 #299 (published February 28, 1963, cover date April 1963)
  • The Story of Superman's Experimental Robots!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Al Plastino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman thinks of people he knows with the initials L.L. (Cameo Lightning Lad)
  • House Ads: Has an ad for Adventure Comics #307 with Element Lad pictured as "Mystery Lad."
Action Comics v1 #301 (published April 25, 1963, cover date June 1963)
  • The Secret Identity of Super-Horse!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Comet the Super-Horse gains the ability to turn into a normal man when in the presence of a comet..
    • First appearances: The planet Zerox.
Action Comics v1 #306 (published September 26, 1963, cover date November 1963)
  • The Maid of Doom!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A being poses as Superman to trick Supergirl. (Cameo Brainiac 5 & Mon-El)
    • House Ads: Ad for Adventure Comics #314 mentions Superboy, Mon-El & Ultra Boy
Action Comics v1 #307 (published October 29, 1963, cover date December 1963)
  • Supergirl's Wedding Day!
    • W: Leo Dorfman; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A Kryptonian criminal escapes from the Phantom Zone and attempts to humiliate the El family by marrying Supergirl.
    • Notes: Saturn Girl appearance.
    • House Ads: Ad for Adventure Comics #315 with all Substitute Heroes pictured
Action Comics v1 #309 (published December 26, 1963, cover date February 1964)
  • The Superman Super-Spectacular!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: President Kennedy helps Superman protect his secret identity.
    • Notes: Legion of Super-Pets appears
Action Comics v1 #319 (published October 29, 1964, cover date December 1964)
  • The Super-Cheat!
    • P*I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl tries to expose a cheater.
    • Notes: Shrinking Violet appears
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #320 (published November 25, 1964, cover date January 1965)
  • The Three Super-Enemies!
    • W: Otto Binder; P: Al Plastino, Curt Swan; I: Al Plastino, George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Superman refers to events of Superboy v1 #117
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Action Comics v1 #322 (published January 28, 1965, cover date March 1965)
  • The Coward of Steel.
    • W: Jerry Siegel, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Al Plastino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superman tries to use red kryptonite to cure himself of cowardice as Clark Kent.
    • Notes: Supergirl mentions Evilo from "the far future"
  • The Planet of Outcasts!
    • W: Leo Dorfman, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Members of the Sisterhood of Evil trick Supergirl into reviving some of the most notorious villainesses of all time. (Sisterhood members pose as Plant Girl, Time Girl & Music Maid, characters all inspired by the "Bits of Legionnaire Business" feature in Adventure Comics)
Action Comics v1 #323 (published February 25, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • The Kryptonian Killer!
    • W: Leo Dorfman, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl attempts to poison members of the Superman Family while under the mental control of great villainesses from history.
    • Notes: Super Pets appear
Action Comics v1 #330 (published September 30, 1965, cover date November 1965)
  • Supergirl's Duel With Dr. Supernatural!
    • W: Leo Dorfman, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl is forced to travel to an alien world where she meets captives heroines. (1st part of a story that will have Legion content)
Action Comics v1 #331 (published October 28, 1965, cover date December 1965)
  • Operation Satan!
    • W: Leo Dorfman, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Supergirl works with heroes from other worlds to defeat Dr. Supernatural.
    • Notes: Heroine from another world has Legion medallions
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Sheldon Moldoff (inks) Action Comics v1 #334 (published January 18, 1966, cover date March 1966)
Action Comics v1 #338 (published April 28, 1966, cover date June 1966)
  • Muto – Monarch of Menace!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Klar Ken, 30th century descendant of Superman, appears
Action Comics v1 #347 (published January 10, 1967, cover date March/April 1967)
Action Comics v1 #360 (published January 9, 1968, cover date March/April 1968)
  • 1st reprint of The Six Red ‘K' Perils of Supergirl! from Action Comics v1 #283, December, 1961
  • 1st reprint of The World's Greatest Heroine! from Action Comics v1 #285, February, 1962;
  • plus two other AR stories
Action Comics v1 #365 (published May 28, 1968, cover date July 1968)
  • Superman's Funeral!
    • W: Leo Dorfman, Mort Weisinger; P: Ross Andru; I: Mike Esposito; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: LSH in flashback cameo
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Neal Adams (inks) Action Comics v1 #373 (published January 7, 1969, cover date March/April 1969)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #377 (published April 29, 1969, cover date June 1969)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Neal Adams (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #378 (published May 29, 1969, cover date July 1969)
  • The Forbidden Fruit!
    • W: Unknown, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Light Lass must help Timber Wolf overcome his addiction to a narcotic fruit. (Begins 2nd ongoing Legion series)
Action Comics v1 #379 (published June 26, 1969, cover date August 1969)
  • One of Us is an Impostor!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Murphy Anderson; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
Action Comics v1 #380 (published July 31, 1969, cover date September 1969)
  • Half a Legionnaire?
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First use of separate personalities for Duo Damsel
Action Comics v1 #381 (published August 28, 1969, cover date October 1969)
  • The Hapless Hero!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Duplicate Boy appearance
Action Comics v1 #382 (published September 30, 1969, cover date November 1969)
  • Kill a Friend to Save a World!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snappin; E: Mort Weisinger
Action Comics v1 #383 (published October 30, 1969, cover date December 1969)
  • Chameleon Boy's Secret Identity!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #384 (published November 26, 1969, cover date January 1970)
  • Lament For A Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #385 (published December 23, 1969, cover date February 1970)
  • The Immortal Superman!
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: App. Time Trapper
  • The Fallen Starboy!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #386 (published January 29, 1970, cover date March 1970)
  • The Home for Old Super-Heroes!
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Time Trapper appears
  • Zap Goes the Legion!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Shelly Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #387 (published February 24, 1970, cover date April 1970)
  • Even a Superman Dies!
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Time Trapper appearance
  • One Hero Too Many!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Superboy resigns from Legion
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #388 (published March 26, 1970, cover date May 1970)
  • Puzzle of the Wild World! (Bizarre duplicate Earth includes duplicate Legion)
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Roussos; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
  • 1st reprint of Sun Boy's Lost Power! from Adventure Comics #302, November, 1962)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #389 (published April 28, 1970, cover date June 1970)
  • The Mystery Legionnaire!
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Action Comics v1 #390 (published May 28, 1970, cover date July 1970)
  • The Tyrant and the Traitor!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Action Comics v1 #391 (published June 30, 1970, cover date August 1970)
  • The Ordeal of Element Lad!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Action Comics v1 #392 (published July 30, 1970, cover date September 1970)
  • The Legionnaires Who Never Were!
    • W: Cary Bates, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer; I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • New costume Saturn Girl. End of Legion's 2nd series
Pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano Action Comics v1 #500 (published July 16, 1979, cover date October 1979)
  • The Life Story of Superman
    • W: Martin Pasko; P: Curt Swan; I: Frank Chiaramonte; C: Adrienne Roy; L: Gaspar Saladino; E: Julius Schwartz
    • Notes: Legion statuettes appear
Cover art by Ross Andru (pencils) and Dick Giordano (inks) Action Comics v1 #506 (publication date January 21, 1980, cover date April 1980)
  • The Children's Exodus From Earth!
    • W: Cary Bates; P: Curt Swan; I: Frank Chiaramonte; C: Adrienne Roy; L: Ben Oda; E: Julius Schwartz
    • Notes: Superman meets Superboy in time stream en route to Legion meeting
Cover art by Rich Buckler (pencils) and Dick Giordano (inks) Action Comics v1 #537 (publication date August 26, 1982, cover date November 1982)
  • ... Half A Superman!
    • W: Mike Barr; P: Irv Novick; I: John Calnan; C: Gene D'Angelo; L: John Costanza; E: Julius Schwartz; Consultant: Marv Wolfman
    • Notes: Legion time bubble appears
Cover art by Keith Giffen (pencils) and Bob Oksner (inks) Action Comics v1 #563 (publication date October 25, 1984, cover date January 1985)
  • Jimmy Olsen—Blob!
    • W: Craig Boldman; P: Howard Bender; I: Pablo Marcos; C: Anthony Tollin; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Julius Schwartz
    • Notes: Jimmy drinks defective Elastic Lad serum
Cover art by Howard Bender (pencils) and Jerry Ordway (inks) Action Comics v1 #568 (publication date March 25, 1985, cover date June 1985)
  • The Amazing Matchmaker of Metropolis!
    • W: Craig Boldman; P: Howard Bender; I: Alex Nino; C: Gene D'Angelo; L: Ben Oda; E: Julius Schwartz
    • Notes: Shvaughn Erin appearance
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Murphy Anderson (inks) and Ed Hannigan (layouts) Action Comics v1 #583 (published June 26, 1986, cover date September 1986)
  • Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    • W: Alan Moore; P&I: Curt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger; C: Gene D'Angelo; L: Todd Klein; E: Julius Schwartz

Preboot (Post-Crisis)

Cover art by John Byrne Action Comics v1 #591 (publication date May 26, 1987, cover date August 1987)
  • Past Imperfect
    • W&P: John Byrne; I: John Byrne (figures), Keith Williams (backgrounds); C: Tom Ziuko; L: John Costanza; E: Mike Carlin, Andy Helfer

Preboot (Five Years Later)

Cover art by Kerry Gammill (pencils) and Dennis Janke (inks) and Brett Breeding (coloring) Action Comics v1 #663 (published February 5, 1991, cover date March 1991)
  • Time and Time Again!: Phase II
    • W: Roger Stern; P&I: Bob McLeod; C: Glenn Whitmore; L: Bill Oakley; E: Mike Carlin, Dan Thorsland (assistant)
Cover art by Kerry Gammill (pencils) and Dennis Janke (inks) and Brett Breeding (coloring) Action Comics v1 #664 (published March 5, 1991, cover date April 1991)
  • Time and Time Again!: Phase V
    • W: Roger Stern; P&I: Bob McLeod; C: Glenn Whitmore; L: Bill Oakley; E: Mike Carlin, Dan Thorsland (assistant)
Cover art by Kerry Gammill (pencils) and Dennis Janke (inks) and Brett Breeding (coloring) Action Comics v1 #665 (published April 2, 1991, cover date May 1991)
  • Wake the Dead!
    • W: Roger Stern; P: Tom Grummett; I: José Marzan; C: Glenn Whitmore; L: Bill Oakley; E: Mike Carlin, Dan Thorsland (assistant)
    • Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl depicted in flashback to the events of the Time and Time Again storyline
Cover art by Dan Jurgens (pencils) and Bob McLeod (inks) and Glenn Whitmore (coloring) Action Comics v1 #675 (published February 4, 1992, cover date March 1992)
  • Panic in the Sky, Fourth Strike: Divide and Conquer
    • W: Roger Stern; P&I: Bob McLeod, Denis Rodier; C: Glenn Whitmore; L: Bill Oakley; E: Mike Carlin, Dan Thorsland (assistant)
    • Lar Gand appears with the Justice League who, with many other heroes, join Superman in fighting Brainiac

Reboot (Post-Zero Hour)

Cover art by Stuart Immonen (pencils) and José Marzan, Jr. (inks) and Patrick Martin (coloring) Action Comics v1 #741 (published November 26, 1997; cover date January 1998)
  • A Cautionary Tale
    • W&P: Stuart Immonen; I: José Marzan Jr; C: Glenn Whitmore, Digital Chameleon (separations); L: Bill Oakley; E: Joey Cavalieri, Maureen McTigue (assistant)
    • Notes: Not only non-essential to the C.O.M.P.U.T.O. plot, but fits very, very badly together with the relevant LSH issues, showing Triad-Neutral as free and Brainiac 5 as having an Omnicom (which were all used in the creation of C.O.M.P.U.T.O.), amongst other errors.

Threeboot

Covert art by Adam and Joe Kubert Covert art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson Action Comics Annual #10 (published February 7, 2007 (One week late), cover date March 2007)
  • Who is Clark Kent's Big Brother?
    • W: Geoff Johns, Richard Donner; P: Eric Wight; C: Lee Loughridge; L: Travis Lanham; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro
    • A retelling of the events of Superboy v1 #89 in the Threeboot era. Clark Kent and Mon-El appear.
Cover art by Renato Guedes Action Comics v1 #847 (published February 28, 2007, cover date April 2007)
  • Intermezzo
    • W: Dwayne McDuffie; P&I&C: Renato Guedes; L: Travis Lanham; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
    • Superman helps repel a Sun-eater. Alludes to the events of Adventure Comics #352-353
Cover art by Renato Guedes Action Comics v1 #850 (published May 30, 2007 (One week late), cover date July 2007)
  • Superman: Family
    • W: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza, Geoff Johns; P&C: Renato Guedes; I: José Wilson Magalháes; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
    • Legion appearance
Cover art by Adam Kubert Cover art by Adam Kubert (pencils, inks, painted art) and Ray Zone (3D effects) Action Comics v1 #851 (published July 4, 2007 (One week late), cover date August 2007)
  • Last Son, Part Four
    • W: Geoff Johns, Richard Donner; P&I: Adam Kubert; C: Dave Stewart; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate); 3D Effects: Ray Zone
  • Superman encounters Mon-El in the Phantom Zone

Preboot (Retroboot)

Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Gary Frank Action Comics v1 #858 (published October 31, 2007, cover date Late December 2007)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 1: Alien World
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Andy Kubert Action Comics v1 #859 (published November 21, 2007, cover date January 2008)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 2: Illegal Aliens
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Steve Lightle Action Comics v1 #860 (published December 19, 2007, cover date February 2008)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 3: Lightning and Shadows
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Mike Grell Action Comics v1 #861 (published January 30, 2008, cover date March 2008)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 4: Chameleons
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Keith Giffen and Al Milgrom Action Comics v1 #862 (published February 27, 2008, cover date April 2008)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 5: Revenge of the Rejects
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig, Hi-Fi; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Gary Frank Action Comics v1 #863 (published April 2 (One week late), 2008, cover date May 2008)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 6: Sun Rise
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Kevin Maguire Action Comics v1 #864 (published April 30, 2008, cover date June 2008)
  • Batman and the Legion of Super-Heroes
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Joe Prado; I: Jon Sibal; C: David Curiel; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
Cover art by Adam Kubert Cover art by Adam Kubert Action Comics Annual #11 (published May 7, 2008, cover date December 2008)
  • Last Son, Conclusion
    • W: Geoff Johns, Richard Donner; P: Stephane Roux; I: Karine Boccanfuso; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El
  • Last Son, Conclusion
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Adam Kubert; C: Edgar Delgado; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by Gary Frank Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Hardcover (published July 16, 2008, cover date 2008)
Cover art by Gary Frank Cover art by Andy Kubert Action Comics v1 #870 (published October 8, 2008, cover date December 2008)
  • Brainiac, Finale
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal, Bit; C: Brad Anderson; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
    • Notes: Interlac, Rimbor mentioned
Cover art by Alex Ross Cover art by Stephane Roux Action Comics v1 #871 (published November 12, 2008, cover date January 2009)
  • New Krypton, Part 2: Beyond Doomsday
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Pete Woods; C: Brad Anderson; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson
    • Notes: Legion statues in Fortress of Solitude
Cover art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson Cover art by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story and Guy Major Action Comics v1 #872 (published December 10, 2008, cover date February 2009)
  • New Krypton, Part 7: Brainiac Lives
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Pete Woods; C: Brad Anderson; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Tellus. Braal, Winath and Tharr mentioned
Cover art by Jose O. Ladrönn Action Comics v1 #873 (published January 14, 2009, cover date March 2009)
  • New Krypton, Part Ten: Birth of a nation
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Pete Woods, Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalháes; C: Brad Anderson, David Curiel; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (Assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El, Starman
Cover art by Aaron Lopresti and Hi-Fi Action Comics v1 #874 (published February 11, 2009, cover date April 2009)
  • Suspicion!
    • W: James Robinson; P&I: Pablo Raimondi; I: Walden Wong; C: Hi-Fi; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by Andrew Robinson Action Comics v1 #877 (published May 13, 2009, cover date July 2009)
  • The Sleepers, Part 3
    • W: Greg Rucka; P: Sidney Teles; C: Rod Reis; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by Renato Guedes Action Comics Annual #12 (published June 17, 2009, cover date 2009)
  • (untitled story)
    • W: Greg Rucka; P&I: Pere Pérez; C: Mazi; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Dev-Em mentioned
Cover art by Andrew Robinson Action Comics v1 #879 (published July 15, 2009, cover date September 2009)
  • The Sleepers, Part 5
    • W: Greg Rucka; P&I: Diego Olmos; I: Bit; C: Rod Reis; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by Gary Frank Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Trade paperback (published July 15, 2009, cover date 2009)
Cover art by Fernando Dagnino, Raúl Fernandez and Mazi Action Comics v1 #880 (published August 12, 2009, cover date October 2009)
  • Codename: Patriot, Part 2
    • W: Greg Rucka, James Robinson; P: Julián López; I: Bit; I: Bit; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by CAFU and Santiago Arcas Action Comics v1 #881 (published September 16, 2009, cover date November 2009)
  • The Hunt for Reactron, Part 1
    • W: Greg Rucka, Sterling Gates; P&I: Pere Pérez; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by CAFU and Santiago Arcas Action Comics v1 #882 (published October 14, 2009, cover date December 2009)
  • The Hunt for Reactron, Part 3
    • W: Greg Rucka, Sterling Gates; P&I: Pere Pérez; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El mentioned
Cover art by CAFU and Santiago Arcas Action Comics v1 #883 (published November 11, 2009, cover date January 2010)
  • Captain Atom, Chapter Five
    • W: James Robinson (plot script), Greg Rucka (plot); P: CAFU; I: Bit; C: Santiago Arcas; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Cameo appearances: Mon-El on last page
Cover art by CAFU and Santiago Arcas Action Comics v1 #884 (published December 9, 2009, cover date February 2010)
  • Divine Spark, Part 2
    • W: Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann; P: Pere Pérez; I: Bit; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by CAFU and Santiago Arcas Action Comics v1 #885 (published January 13, 2010, cover date March 2010)
  • Divine Spark, Part 3
    • W: Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann; P&I: Pere Pérez; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El, Sensor Girl (as SP Officer Wilcox)
  • Captain Atom, Chapter Seven
    • W: James Robinson, Greg Rucka; P&I: CAFU; C: Santiago Arcas; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El
Cover art by CAFU Action Comics v1 #886 (published February 10, 2010, cover date April 2010)
  • Captain Atom, Chapter Eight
    • W: James Robinson; P: CAFU; I: Bit; C: Santiago Arcas; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mon-El, Sorcerers' World
Cover art by Kalman Adrasofszky Action Comics v1 #887 (published March 10, 2010, cover date May 2010)
  • Truth to Power
    • W: Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann; P&I: Pere Pérez; C: Javier Mena; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant); Thanks: Matthew Sturges
    • Cameo Appearances: Mon-El
  • Captain Atom, Chapter Nine
    • W: James Robinson; P: CAFU; I: Bit; C: Santiago Arcas; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Sorcerers' World
Cover art by Alex Garner Action Comics v1 #889 (published April 28, 2010, cover date June 2010)
  • Captain Atom, Finale
    • W: James Robinson; P: CAFU; C: Santiago Arcas; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Mordru, Mon-El (cameo), Sorcerers' World
Cover art by Gary Frank Action Comics v1 #858 Special Edition (published May 26 (One week late), 2010, cover date July 2010)
  • Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 1: Alien World
    • W: Geoff Johns; P: Gary Frank; I: Jon Sibal; C: Dave McCaig; L: Rob Leigh; E: Matt Idelson, Nachie Castro (associate)
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