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This page gathers the information pertaining to all Adventure Comics issues from the regular pages of the Legion Publication History. Also included is the one-shot Adventure Comics 80-Page Giant #1.

Preboot (Pre-Crisis)

Cover art by Win Mortimer Adventure Comics #191 (published June 4, 1953, cover date August 1953)
  • The Two Clark Kents!
    • P: Curt Swan; I: Sy Barry; E: Whitney Ellsowrth
    • Story: A juvenile delinquent tries to take over the life of his look alike, Clark Kent.
    • Notes: Twice-Told Tale - later rewritten to become The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero! in Adventure Comics #290.
Cover art by Win Mortimer Adventure Comics #195 (published October 28, 1953, cover date December 1953)
  • Lana Lang's Romance on Mars!
    • P: Curt Swan; I: Stan Kaye; E: Whitney Ellsworth
    • Story: Lana Lang tries to make Superboy jealous by dating the new hero, Mars Boy.
    • Notes: Twice-Told Tale - later rewritten to become Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes! in Adventure Comics #282.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Stan Kaye (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #247 (published February 27, 1958, cover date April 1958)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #250 (published May 29, 1959, cover date July 1958)
  • The Imposter From the Year 2958!
    • W: Bill Finger; P&I: John Sikela; E: Whitney Ellsworth, Jack Schiff (managing editor), Mort Weisinger (story editor), George Kashdan (story editor)
    • Story: Superboy must figure out which citizen of Smallville has been kidnapped and impersonated by a criminal from the 30th century.
    • Notes: No Legion content, but story is set in Legion’s timeframe after its debut.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Stan Kaye (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #267 (published October 29, 1959, cover date December 1959)
  • Prisoner of the Super-Heroes!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: George Papp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superboy is imprisoned by the Legion, who believe he has turned evil.
    • Name changes: Lightning Boy-->Lightning Lad
    • Costume changes: Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #270 (published January 28, 1960, cover date March 1960)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • A fan points out that many people in Superman's life have the initials L.L., including Lightning Lad. Another letter writer praises "Prisoner of the Super-Heroes", asking if Superman will meet these heroes when they grow up, to which the Editor replies that he'll pass the idea along to the writers.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #272 (published March 31, 1960, cover date May 1960)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Another letter comes in asking if Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad will be depicted as adults. The editor mentions that a story is already being developed, but that it will appear in Action Comics, as it will star Superman rather than Superboy.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #282 (published January 31, 1961, cover date March 1961)
  • Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: George Papp; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lana tries to make Superboy jealous by feigning interest in a new hero.
    • First appearances: Star Boy (also origin, revealed to be a Legion member.)
    • Notes: Chameleon Boy, Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad & Saturn Girl cameo.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #286 (published May 31, 1961, cover date July 1961)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Readers ask questions about Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes from Adventure Comics #282 and the editor encourages fans to read an upcoming story called The Legion of Super-Villains in Superman #147.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #287 (published June 29, 1961, cover date August 1961)
  • War of the Superboys!
    • W: Otto Binder; P&I: George Papp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A Kryptonian juvenile delinquent arrives to make trouble for Superboy on Earth..
    • First appearances: Dev-Em
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #288 (published July 27, 1961, cover date September 1961)
  • The Knave from Krypton!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: George Papp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Dev-Em continues to wreak havoc, disguised as Superboy, before getting flung into the far future.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Stan Kaye (inks) Adventure Comics #289 (published August 31, 1961, cover date October 1961)
  • Clark Kent's Super Father!
    • W: Robert Bernstein; P&I: George Papp; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A Kryptonian criminal escapes from the Phantom Zone and poses as Pa Kent.
    • Notes: Cameo of Legion statuettes
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Stan Kaye (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #290 (published September 28, 1961, cover date November 1961)
  • The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero!
    • W: Robert Bernstein; P&I: George Papp; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A juvenile delinquent lookalike for Clark Kent tries to take over his life.
    • Notes: Sun Boy revealed to be a Legion member
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #293 (published December 28, 1961, cover date February 1962)
  • The Legion of Super-Traitors!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: With the Legion's help, Superboy battles aliens bent on moving the Earth to another solar system..
    • First appearances: Legion of Super-Pets, Comet the Super-Horse, Brain Globes of Rambat (also origin of BGoR)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Adventure Comics #296 (published March 29, 1962, cover date April 1962)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • A fan writes in to praise the introduction of the Legion of Super-Pets and ask for more stories featuring them.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Klein (inks) Adventure Comics #298 (published May 29, 1962, cover date July 1962)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Several readers write in to support the proposed "Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes" feature, and a couple state they would rather keep "Tales of the Bizarro World".
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #299 (published June 28, 1962, cover date August 1962)
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • The announcement is made that "Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes" will officially replace "Tales of the Bizarro World" as a new regular feature beginning in Adventure Comics #300.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #300 (published July 26, 1962, cover date September 1962)
  • The Face Behind the Lead Mask!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: John Forte, Al Plastino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fights a robot created by Lex Luthor.
    • Notes: Begins first ongoing Legion series.
    • Join Legion: Mon-El
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #301 (published August 28, 1962, cover date October 1962)
  • The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy!
    • W: Jerry Seigel; P&I: John Forte, Al Plastino; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: To encourage a group of Legion applicants, Bouncing Boy relates how he joined the team.
    • Notes: Origin of Bouncing Boy.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #302 (published September 27, 1962, cover date November 1962)
  • Sun Boy's Lost Power!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Sun Boy is drummed out of the Legion when his super-powers fade.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #303 (published October 30, 1962, cover date December 1962)
  • The Fantastic Spy!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fails several assignments thanks to a traitor in their midst..
    • First appearances: Matter-Eater Lad
    • Join Legion: Matter-Eater Lad
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #304 (published November 29, 1962, cover date January 1963)
  • The Stolen Super-Powers!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Knowing a Legionnaire will die, Saturn Girl conspires to expel all members so she can face an invading force on her own.
    • Deaths: Lightning Lad.
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #305 (published December 27, 1962, cover date February 1963)
  • The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A mysterious hero tries out for Legion membership.
    • First appearances: Antennae Boy
    • Notes: Mon-El leaves Phantom Zone, and joins Legion full-time.
  • Clark Kent, He-Man!
    • P&I: George Papp; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Kent family moves to a new town where Superboy wears a mask and Clark Kent no longer has to pretend to be weak and timid.
    • Notes: Chameleon Boy appears.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #306 (published January 31, 1963, cover date March 1963)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #307 (published February 28, 1963, cover date April 1963)
  • The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion battles space pirates while trying to guess the super-power of their newest member..
    • First appearances: Element Lad (also origin); Roxxas
    • Join Legion: Element Lad
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #308 (published March 28, 1963, cover date May 1963)
  • The Return of Lightning Lad!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lightning Lad comes back from the dead, but some members doubt his miraculous return..
    • First appearances: Lightning Lass (also origin)
    • Join Legion: Lightning Lass
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #309 (published April 25, 1963, cover date June 1963)
  • The Legion of Super-Monsters!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A rejected Legion applicant gathers monsters in a plot to have revenge..
    • First appearances: Jungle King, Rainbow Girl
  • The Fake Superboy from Krypton!
    • P&I: George Papp; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superboy schemes to make an ex-convict think he was hallucinating when he saw the Teen of Steel leaving the Kent farm.
    • Notes: Brainiac 5 appears
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • Notes: 1st mention of Color Kid, Beast Boy & Life Lass
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #310 (published May 29, 1963, cover date July 1963)
  • The Doom of the Super-Heroes!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: One by one, Legion members are murdered by a mysterious masked villain..
    • First appearances: Mr. Mxyzptlk (in 30th century)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st mention of Duplicate Boy and Spider-Girl, referred to as Spider Lass
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #311 (published June 27, 1963, cover date August 1963)
  • The War Between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese, Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Substitute Legion saves the day by defeating aliens masquraded as the real Legion.
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Readers point to appearances of Lightning Man as proof that Lightning Lad cannot be dead.
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Second mention of Color Kid & first mention of Evolvo Lad
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #312 (published July 25, 1963, cover date September 1963)
  • The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion searches for a way to return a fallen member to life. (Death of Proty. Lightning Lad rejoins Legion)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Blockade Boy & Weight Wizard
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #313 (published August 29, 1963, cover date October 1963)
  • The Condemned Legionnaires!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein, Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion girls succumb to a crimson virus, while the boys try and stop a new female menace.
    • First appearances: Satan Girl.
    • Notes: Third appearance of Legion of Substitute Heroes.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #314 (published September 26, 1963, cover date November 1963)
  • The Super-Villains of All Ages!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A rejected Legion applicant steals a Time Bubble and recruits great villains from the past (Hitler, Nero and John Dillenger), placing their minds in the bodies of the Legion’s mightiest members.
    • First appearances: Ronn Kar & Alaktor
    • Notes: First mention of radiation weakness for Ultra Boy
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st mention of Gas Girl
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #315 (published October 29, 1963, cover date December 1963)
  • The Legionnaires Super-Contest!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Joe Letterese (splash page, part 2 only), Unknown (remainder); E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Substitute Heroes compete for Legion memership. (Legion 1st becomes aware of the Subs existence. Stone Boy declines Legion membership)
  • The Titanic Boy of Steel!
    • P&I: George Papp; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superboy becomes a giant after exposure to red kryptonite and needs help to protect his secret identity.
    • Notes: Colossal Boy appears. Last new Superboy solo story in Adventure Comics until issue #450
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #316 (published November 27, 1963, cover date January 1964)
  • The Renegade Super-Hero!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Ultra Boy is thought to be a traitor to the Legion. (Beginning of Phantom Girl/Ultra Boy romance)
  • The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    • P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Partial reprint of same feature from Superman v1 Annual #4, 1961 with some changes and two new pages.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #317 (published December 26, 1963, cover date February 1964)
  • The Menace of Dream Girl!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A new Legion applicant schemes to have several members removed from active duty in an attempt to prevent their deaths..
    • First appearances: Dream Girl, who joins & resigns from Legion. Lightning Lass becomes Light Lass. 1st mention Time Trapper
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #318 (published January 30, 1964, cover date March 1964)
  • The Mutiny of the Legionnaires!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Sun Boy succumbs to space fatigue and turns on the Legion.
    • Notes: Second appearance of Time Trapper
  • Smallville Mailsack (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Only mention of a "Super-Bird" member of the Legion of Super-Pets
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #319 (published February 27, 1964, cover date April 1964)
  • The Legion's Suicide Squad!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn (splash page and Part 2 only), Unknown (remainder); E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Substitute succeeds, where two Legion teams failed, on a mission to destroy alien weapons..
    • First appearances: Planetary Chance Machine
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #320 (published March 26, 1964, cover date May 1964)
  • The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff, George Papp, Al Plastino; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Superboy takes the place of Dev-Em in an attempt to capture Morlock the Merciless.
    • Notes: Third appearance of Dev-Em.
  • 1st partial reprint of The War of the Superboys! from Adventure Comics #287
  • 1st partial reprint of The Knave From Krypton! from Adventure Comics #288
  • The Legion Outpost (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Letters page changes name from Smallville Mailsack to reflect Legion takeover of title
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #321 (published April 30, 1964, cover date June 1964)
  • The Code of the Legion!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff, Al Plastino; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lightning Lad pretends to fail a psychological test in order to expose SP Chief Wilson.
    • First appearances: Time Trapper (proper).
    • Depowered: Bouncing Boy
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #322 (published May 28, 1964, cover date July 1964)
  • The Super Tests of the Super-Pets!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff, Al Plastino; L: Milton Snapinn, Joe Letterese, Vivian Berg?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Super-Pets put Proty II through his paces in a series of initiation tests.
    • Notes: Proty II joins Super-Pets
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #323 (published June 25, 1964, cover date August 1964)
  • The Eight Impossible Missions!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion members compete to solve Proty’s puzzle and become Legion leader..
    • First appearances: Spider-Girl & Double-Header.
    • Leadership: Saturn Girl re-elected leader
  • Origin of the Legion of Substitute Heroes
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature gives origin & homeworlds of the Subs.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #324 (published July 30, 1964, cover date September 1964)
  • The Legion of Super-Outlaws!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Vivian Berg?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The brother of a former Legion adversary tricks the super-heroes into fighting their counterparts from another world..
    • First appearances: Heroes of Lallor. Origin and first appearances of all members - Beast Boy, Duplicate Boy, Evolvo Lad, Gas Girl and Life Lass
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #325 (published August 27, 1964, cover date October 1964)
  • Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Vivian Berg?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lex Luthor travels into the future, adopts a disguise, and pretends to be good for a time before turning on the Legion.
  • The Legion Constitution
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature prints "selected passages" from teams rules and regulations.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #326 (published September 24, 1964, cover date November 1964)
  • The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Under the mental control of an alien Queen, the girl Legionnaires attempt to destroy their male teammates..
    • First appearances: Queen Azura of Femnaz
  • The Legion Constitution
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature prints "selected passages" from teams rules and regulations.
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), John Forte (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #327 (published October 29, 1964, cover date December 1964)
  • The Lone Wolf Legionnaire!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The son of a scientist mistakenly believes himself to be an inhuman android, while the true android has taken his place..
    • First appearances: Lone Wolf (and origin - later renamed Timber Wolf)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #328 (published November 25, 1964, cover date January 1965)
  • The Lad Who Wrecked the Legion!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A new member convinces the Legionnaires to let him place them in suspended animation so he can augment their powers..
    • First appearances: Command Kid
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #329 (published December 31, 1964, cover date February 1965)
  • The Bizarro Legion!
    • W: Jerry Siegel; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: When Bizarro is turned down for Legion membership, he uses his imperfect duplicator ray to create a Legion of his own..
    • First appearances: Flight rings
  • Know Your Legionnaires
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature gives origins, powers, homeworlds and real names of all members.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #330 (published January 28, 1965, cover date March 1965)
  • The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
    • W: Jerry Siegel, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A space pirate fakes his way into the Legion and then gets all other members expelled.
    • First appearances: Dynamo Boy, Eyeful Ethel & the Mess
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #331 (published February 25, 1965, cover date April 1965)
  • The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains!
    • W: Jerry Siegel, Mort Weisinger; P&I: Jim Mooney; L: David Huffine; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: As the only member left, Dynamo Boy holds tryouts for new Legion members.
    • First appearances: Golden Boy, Polecat, Tusker, Animal Lad.
    • Notes: LSV appearance
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #332 (published March 25, 1965, cover date May 1965)
  • The Super Moby Dick of Space!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Lightning Lad becomes obsessed with seeking revenge against a space creature.
    • Notes: Lightning Lad loses arm.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #333 (published April 29, 1965, cover date June 1965)
  • The War Between Krypton and Earth!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires take sides in a battle between Kryptonians and Vrunnians on ancient Earth, and Star Boy sinks Atlantis.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #334 (published May 27, 1965, cover date July 1965)
  • The Unknown Legionnaire!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg (part 1 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion recounts how it helped protect the secrets of the Protean planet with the help of Unknown Boy was.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #335 (published June 24, 1965, cover date August 1965)
  • Starfinger!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A new villain battles the Legion for an element that can restore youth.
    • First appearances: Starfinger (Lars Hanscom)
  • Meet the Legionnaires: Brainiac 5
    • Story: Text feature gives detailed origin of Brainiac 5. 1st mention Dox line, Vril (Brainiac 2), Pran (Brainiac 3) & Pran (Brainiac 4). 1st mention long Coluan lifespans
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #336 (published July 29, 1965, cover date September 1965)
  • The True Identity of Starfinger!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fights to stop a villain from destroying the "Seven Wonders of the 30th Century." 1st Legion use of Inertron.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #337 (published August 26, 1965, cover date October 1965)
  • The Weddings that Wrecked the Legion!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg (Part 1 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Legion members fake getting married, and expelled, to draw out alien invaders posing as applicants. (1st mention married members must resign)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Blackout Boy, Magnetic Boy & Size Lad, all making 1st app in this issue. 3rd mention Color Kid, 2nd mention Blockade Boy
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #338 (published September 30, 1965, cover date November 1965)
  • The Menace of the Sinister Super-Babies!
    • W: Jerry Siegel, Mort Weisinger; P&I: John Forte; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Time Trapper turns the Legionnaires into babies.
    • First appearances: Glorith
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #339 (published October 28, 1965, cover date December 1965)
  • Hunters of the Super-Beasts!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: John Forte; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Vivian Berg; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion tries to put down an animal revolt led by a former ally.
    • Deaths: Beast Boy
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #340 (published November 25, 1965, cover date January 1966)
  • Computo the Conqueror!
    • W: Jerry Siegel, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A super-computer created by Brainiac 5 runs amok in an attempt to take over the world.
    • First appearances: Computo.
    • Deaths: Triplicate Girl (body 1/white)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st mention of Plant Lad
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Sheldon Moldoff (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #341 (published December 30, 1965, cover date February 1966)
  • Colossal Boy's One-Man War!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion uses an ancient weapon to battle Computo.
    • First appearances: Shanghalla, Duo Damsel & the Weirdo Legionnaire.
    • Notes: Legion discovers the Bat Cave
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Crystal Kid
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #342 (published January 27, 1966, cover date March 1966)
  • The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: Sheldon Moldoff (pages 1–8 only), George Klein; L: Vivian Berg (pages 2–8 only), Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion tries a member for breaking its code against killing. (1st app Calamity King & Color Kid. Star Boy expelled)
  • Bits of Legionnaire Business
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: First mention of Porcupine Pete
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #343 (published February 24, 1966, cover date April 1966)
  • The Evil Hand of the Luck Lords!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Legion members believe they have been jinxed.
    • First appearances: Luck Lords
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #344 (published March 29, 1966, cover date May 1966)
  • The Super-Stalag of Space!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion attempts to rescue Brainiac 5 from an interstellar prison for super-heroes.
    • First appearances: Blockade Boy, Shadow Kid, Weight Wizard, Nardo, Plant Lad
    • Deaths: Plant Lad
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #345 (published April 28, 1966, cover date June 1966)
  • The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad!
    • W: Edmond Hamilton, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion rescues its teammates from the Stalag of Space.
    • Leave Legion: Matter-Eater Lad (resigns)
    • Deaths: Blockade Boy & Weight Wizard.
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #346 (published May 26, 1966, cover date July 1966)
  • One of Us Is A Traitor!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Sheldon Moldoff (finished art); L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Four new members join the Legion just in time to help fight off an alien invasion.
    • First appearances: Ferro Lad, Karate Kid, Nemesis Kid, Princess Projectra, Khunds
    • Join Legion: Ferro Lad, Karate Kid, Nemesis Kid and Princess Projectra
  • The Legion Outpost (letters column)
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Confirms Color Kid has joined Subs
  • Meet the Legionnaires
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature. (Origins and powers of Legion members)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #347 (published June 28, 1966, cover date August 1966)
  • The Traitor's Triumph!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion fights off an alien invasion and discovers one of its new members infiltrated the team as a Khund agent. (Nemesis Kid expelled)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #348 (published July 28, 1966, cover date September 1966)
  • Target 21 Legionnaires!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: George Papp, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Papp; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: A mad scientists seeks revenge against the Legionnaire who cost him his job.
    • First appearances: Dr. Regulus.
    • Leadership: Invisible Kid elected Legion leader
    • Notes: Origin of Sun Boy
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #349 (published August 30, 1966, cover date October 1966)
  • The Rogue Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion uses an experimental time machine to track down the villain who stole its time bubbles.
    • First appearances: Universo & Rond Vidar
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #350 (published September 29, 1966, cover date November 1966)
  • The Outcast Super-Heroes!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: When a cloud of green kryptonite envelopes the Earth, Superboy and Supergirl choose their replacements in the Legion.
    • Notes: 1st app. Miss Terius, Sir Prize, Evillo & the Devil's Dozen, the Hag, the Wild Huntsman, Sugyn, & Apollo. 1st app. R.J. Brande)
  • Meet the Legionniares, The Origin of Chameleon Boy
    • E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: Text feature. (Origin Chameleon Boy, 1st mention UP fear of Durlans)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #351 (published October 27, 1966, cover date December 1966)
  • The Forgotten Legion!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion races to secure magical artifacts for a spell to help them defeat Evillo. (Bouncing Boy, Dream Girl, Matter-Eater Lad & Star Boy rejoin Legion. Lightning Lad regains arm. App. Color Kid)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #352 (published November 29, 1966, cover date January 1967)
  • The Fatal Five
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion enlists the aid of the galaxy's greatest villains to fight of a creature bent on destroying the sun.
    • First appearances: Sun-Eater/Preboot#Pre-Crisis, Fatal Five (Emerald Empress, Mano, Persuader, Tharok and Validus - also all individual first appearances)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #353 (published December 27, 1966, cover date February 1967)
  • The Doomed Legionnaire!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Even by combining their strength with the Fatal Five, the Legionnaires are unable to stop the Sun-Eater until one of their own makes the ultimate sacrifice.
    • Deaths: Ferro Lad
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #354 (published January 31, 1967, cover date March 1967)
  • The Adult Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: App. Adult Legion. 1st app. in cameo Chemical King, Quantum Queen, Reflecto & Shadow Lass)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #355 (published February 28, 1967, cover date April 1967)
  • The War of the Legions
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legion battles their villainous counterparts with the help of descendants of two of Superman's greatest nemesis.
    • Notes: 30th century Mr. Mxyzptlk and Lex Luthor join Adult Legion
  • The Six-Legged Legionnaire!
    • W: Otto Binder, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Join Legion: Lana Lang (as Insect Queen
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #356 (published March 30, 1967, cover date May 1967)
  • The Five Legion Orphans!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan; I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Pol Krinn
  • 1st reprint of Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes! from Adventure Comics #282, March, 1961
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #357 (published April 27, 1967, cover date June 1967)
  • The Ghost of Ferro Lad! The four Legionnaires who fought alongside Ferro Lad are apparently being tormented by his angry ghost.
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Controllers
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #358 (published May 31, 1967, cover date July 1967)
  • The Hunter!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: George Papp, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Papp; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Orion the Hunter
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #359 (published June 29, 1967, cover date August 1967)
  • The Outlawed Legionnaires!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #360 (published July 27, 1967, cover date September 1967)
  • The Legion Chain Gang!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Join Legion: Rond Vidar
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #361 (published August 29, 1967, cover date October 1967)
  • The Unkillables!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Jim Mooney, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jim Mooney; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Dominators
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #362 (published September 28, 1967, cover date November 1967)
  • The Chemoids are Coming!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Mantis Marlo
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Joe Letterese (lettering) Adventure Comics #363 (published October 31, 1967, cover date December 1967)
  • Black Day for the Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Shelley Leferman; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), George Klein (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #364 (published November 30, 1967, cover date January 1968)
  • The Revolt of the Super-Pets!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Pete Costanza, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Pete Costanza; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Ira Schnapp (lettering) Adventure Comics #365 (published December 26, 1967, cover date February 1968)
  • Escape of the Fatal Five!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Milton Snapinn (page 1 only), Morris Waldinger?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Shadow Lass
  • The Origins and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes. Partial reprint of Superman v1 Annual #4.
Art by Neal Adams, lettering by Ira Schnapp Adventure Comics #366 (published January 30, 1968, cover date March 1968)
  • The Fight for the Championship of the Universe!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Morris Waldinger? (page 1 only), Gaspar Saldino; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: The Legionnaires challenge the Fatal Five to a winner-take-all death match when the Five gain control of the United Planets' universal weapons control system.
    • Join Legion: Shadow Lass
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #367 (published February 29, 1968, cover date April 1968)
  • No Escape from the Circle of Death!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein (pages 1–10 only), Sheldon Moldoff; L: Ray Holloway?; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Dark Circle, Miracle Machine, new HQ
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #368 (published March 28, 1968, cover date May 1968)
  • The Mutiny of the Super-Heroines!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Gaspar Saladino (page 1 only), Charlotte Jetter; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover art by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #369 (published April 30, 1968, cover date June 1968)
  • Mordru the Merciless!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan (page 1 only), Jack Abel, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: George Klein; L: Gaspar Saladino (page 1 only), Charlotte Jetter; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Four Legionnaires take refuge in the past to escape from a merciless magician.
    • First appearances: Mordru
Pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos, lettering by Gaspar Saladino Adventure Comics #370 (published May 28, 1968, cover date July 1968)
  • The Devil's Jury!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese (page 1 only), Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Notes: 1st app. White Witch
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #371 (published June 27, 1968, cover date August 1968)
  • The Colossal Failure!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Colossal Boy is blackmailed into betraying the Legion when villains hold his parents hostage.
    • Notes: 1st app. Marte & Wynn Allon, Chemical King and the Legion Academy)
  • When Superboy Walked Out on the Legion! Reprints story from Superboy v1 #101 with Legion logo added and two panels changed to include Legion members.
Cover art by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #372 (published July 30, 1968, cover date September 1968)
  • School for Super-Villains!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Curt Swan, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: With the help of two Legion Academy student, the Legion infiltrates and defeats the LSV. (Chemical King & Timber Wolf join Legion, 1st app. Tarik the Mute & the teenage LSV)
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #373 (published August 29, 1968, cover date October 1968)
  • The Tornado Twins!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Ben Oda; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Tornado Twins (also origin)
Cover artwork by Curt Swan (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #374 (published September 26, 1968, cover date November 1968)
  • Mission: Diabolical!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Black Mace
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #375 (published October 31, 1968, cover date December 1968)
  • The King of the Legion!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Joe Letterese (page 1 only), unknown; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Wanderers (Celebrand, Dartalg, Elvo, Immorto (all individual first appearances), Quantum Queen (first full appearance))
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #376 (published November 28, 1968, cover date January 1969)
  • The Execution of Chameleon Boy!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Win Mortimer; L: Gaspar Saldino; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #377 (published December 31, 1968, cover date February 1969)
  • Heroes for Hire!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Joe Letterese; E: Mort Weisinger
    • First appearances: Leland McCauley
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #378 (published January 28, 1969, cover date March 1969)
  • 12 Hours to Live!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: John Costanza; E: Mort Weisinger
Cover artwork by Neal Adams (pencils and inks) and Gaspar Saladino (lettering) Adventure Comics #379 (published February 27, 1969, cover date April 1969)
  • Burial in Space!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Gaspar Saldino; E: Mort Weisinger
Pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito, lettering by Gaspar Saladino Adventure Comics #380 (published March 27, 1969, cover date May 1969)
  • The Legion's Space Odyssey!
    • W: Jim Shooter, Mort Weisinger; P: Win Mortimer, Jim Shooter (layouts only); I: Jack Abel; L: Milton Snapinn; E: Mort Weisinger
    • Story: Plot. (End Legion's first series)
Cover art by Curt Swan (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Adventure Comics #390 (published January 13, 1970, cover date March/April 1970)
Cover art by Curt Swan(pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks) Adventure Comics #393 (published March 26, 1970, cover date May 1970)
  • The Girl Who Knew Supergirl's Secrets!
    • W: E. Nelson Bridwell; P&I: Kurt Schaffenberger; E: Mort Weisinger E. Nelson Bridwell
    • Notes: Legion Flight Ring cameo
Cover art by Dick Giordano Adventure Comics #398 (published August 27, 1970, cover date October 1970)
Adventure403.jpg Adventure Comics #403 (published January 12, 1971, cover date March/April 1971)
Cover art by Dick Giordano Adventure Comics #409 (published June 29, 1971, cover date August 1971)
Cover art by Robert Oksner Adventure Comics #410 (published July 29, 1971, cover date September 1971)
Cover art by Robert Oksner Adventure Comics #411 (published August 31, 1971, cover date October 1971)
Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger Adventure Comics #453 (published June 27, 1977, cover date September/October 1977)
  • You Too Can Be A Super-Hero!
    • W: Bob Rozakis; P: John Calnan; I: Murphy Anderson; C: Liz Berube; L: Ben Oda; E: Paul Levitz
    • Refers to the events of Superboy v1 #230 and involves Mordru's crystal from that story.
Cover art by Keith Giffen (pencils) and Romeo Tanghal (inks) Adventure Comics #491 (published June 3, 1982, cover date September 1982)
Cover art by Keith Giffen and Mike DeCarlo Adventure Comics #492 (published July 1, 1982, cover date October 1982)
Cover art by Keith Giffen and Romeo Tanghal Adventure Comics #493 (published August 5, 1982, cover date November 1982)
Cover art by Keith Giffen and Frank Giacoia Adventure Comics #494 (published September 2, 1982, cover date December 1982)
  • 2nd reprint of Superboy’s Big Brother! from Superboy v1 #89, June, 1961
  • 3rd reprint of The Legion of Super-Villains! from Superman v1 #147, September, 1961
Cover art by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano Adventure Comics #495 (published October 7, 1982, cover date January 1983)
Cover art by Gil Kane Adventure Comics #496 (published November 4, 1982, cover date February 1983)
Cover art by Gil Kane Adventure Comics #497 (published December 9, 1982, cover date March 1983)
Cover art by Gil Kane Adventure Comics #498 (published January 6, 1983, cover date April 1983)
Cover art by Gil Kane Adventure Comics #499 (published February 3, 1983, cover date May 1983)
Cover art by Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt Adventure Comics #500 (published March 3, 1983, cover date June 1983)
Cover art by Ed Hannigan and Charles Paris Adventure Comics #501 (published April 7, 1983, cover date July 1983)
Cover art by Ed Hannigan and Klaus Janson Adventure Comics #502 (published May 5, 1983, cover date August 1983)
Cover art by Ross Andru and Joe Rubinstein Adventure Comics #503 (published June 2, 1983, cover date September 1983)

Reboot (Post-Zero Hour)

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

Preboot (Retroboot)

Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #1/Adventure Comics #504 (Variant Cover) (published August 12, 2009, cover date October 2009)
  • Superboy: The Boy of Steel
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Francis Manapul; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Steve Wands; E: Elisabeth V. Gehrlain, Sean Ryan (associate)
    • Cameo appearances: Superboy (Kal-El) and the Legion of Super-Heroes in a flashback to their early days, Element Lad (disguised as Mr. Janson), Tellus
  • Long Live the Legion, Part One
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Clayton Henry; C: Brian Reber; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Elisabeth V. Gehrlain, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #2/Adventure Comics #505 (Variant Cover) (published September 9, 2009, cover date November 2009)
  • Long Live the Legion, Part Two: Lightning Lad
    • W: Geoff Johns, Michael Shoemaker; P&I: Clayton Henry; C: Brian Reber; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Elisabeth V. Gehrlein, Sean Ryan
    • Appearances: Wildfire, Dawnstar, Colossal Boy, Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, Lightning Lad, Storm Boy, Lightning Lord
Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #3/Adventure Comics #506 (Variant Cover) (published October 14, 2009, cover date December 2009)
  • Superboy: The Boy of Steel, Part Three
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Francis Manapul; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Steve Wands; E: Elisabeth V. Gehrlain, Sean Ryan (associate)
    • Cameo appearances: Element Lad (disguised as Mr. Janson)
Cover art by Jerry Ordway, Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #4/Adventure Comics #507 (Variant Cover) (published November 18, 2009, cover date January 2010)
  • He Primed Me, Part One: Spoiler Alert
    • W: Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates; P: Jerry Ordway; I: Bob Wiacek; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Steve Wands; E: Elisabeth V. Gehrlein, Sean Ryan (assistant)
    • Appearances: Earth Prime Lightning Lad, Chameleon, Brainiac 5, Ultra Boy, Light Lass, Black Lantern Element Lad, Black Lantern Sun Boy
Cover art by Jerry Ordway and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #5/Adventure Comics #508 (Variant Cover) (published December 9, 2009, cover date February 2010)
  • He Primed Me, Part Two: Flame War
    • W: Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates; P&I: Jerry Ordway; I: Bob Wiacek; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Ken Lopez; E: Sean Ryan
    • Appearances: Black Lantern Element Lad, Black Lantern Sun Boy
    • Cameo appearances: Earth Prime Lightning Lad, Brainiac 5, Ultra Boy, Light Lass
Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #6/Adventure Comics #509 (Variant Cover) (published January 13, 2010, cover date March 2010)
  • Superboy: The Boy of Steel, Part Five
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Francis Manapul; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Steve Wands; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
    • Notes: Legion Time bubble in Fortress of Solitude mentioned
Cover art by Aaron Lopresti Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Adventure Comics v2 #7/Adventure Comics #510 (Variant Cover) (published February 10, 2010, cover date April 2010)
  • What Did Black Lantern Superboy Do?
    • W: Geoff Johns; P&I: Francis Manapul; C: Brian Buccellato; L: Steve Wands; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
    • Notes: Starman appearance, Legion of Super-Heroes mentioned
Cover art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato Cover art by Aaron Lopresti and Hi-Fi Colour Design Adventure Comics v2 #8/Adventure Comics #511 (Variant Cover) (published March 3, 2010, cover date May 2010)
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Prologue Part One: The Future Is Prologue
    • W: Sterling Gates; P: Travis Moore; I: Julio Ferreira; C: Pete Pantazis; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Brainiac 5, Cosmic Boy, Dawnstar, Lightning Lass, Timber Wolf, Wildfire
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Prologue Part Two: The Future Is Now
    • W: James Robinson, Sterling Gates; P&I: Julian Lopez, Clayton Henry; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
    • Appearances: Chameleon Boy, Element Lad, Matter-Eater Lad, Mon-El, Quislet, Sensor Girl, Starman, Superboy (Kon-El), Tellus
Cover art by Joe Quinones Cover art by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig Adventure Comics v2 #9/Adventure Comics #512 (Variant Cover) (published March 31, 2010, cover date May 2010)
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Part 4: Namesake
    • W: James Robinson; P: Travis Moore; I: Julio Ferreira; C: Pete Pantazis; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton: Unify
    • W: Sterling Gates; P: Eduardo Pansica; I: Eber Ferreira; C: Pete Pantazis; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
Cover art by Joe Quinones and Duncan Rouleau Cover art by Bernard Chang Adventure Comics v2 #10/Adventure Comics #513 (Variant Cover) (published April 14, 2010, cover date June 2010)
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Part 6: Divided, Conquerable
    • W: Sterling Gates, James Robinson; P: Travis Moore, Eduardo Pansica; I: Julio Ferreira, Eber Ferreira; C: Pete Pantazis; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
Cover art by Mark Buckingham and Brad Anderson Cover art by Joe Quinones Adventure Comics v2 #11/Adventure Comics #514 (Variant Cover) (published May 12, 2010, cover date July 2010)
  • Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton: The Epilogue Is the Future
    • W: Sterling Gates; P: Travis Moore; I: Julio Ferreira; C: Pete Pantazis; L: Steve Wands; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
  • Man of Valor: Finale
    • W: James Robinson; P&I: Bernard Chang; C: Blond; L: John J. Hill; E: Matt Idelson, Wil Moss (assistant)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Cover art by Lee Bermejo Adventure Comics v2 #12/Adventure Comics #515 (Variant Cover) (published June 2, 2010, cover date August 2010)
  • Playing Hooky: A Tale of Superboy & the Legion of Super-Heroes
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Kevin Sharpe; I: Marlo Alquiza, Marc Deering; C: Blond; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Adventure Comics #516 (published July 14, 2010, cover date September 2010)
  • Brande Speaks
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Kevin Sharpe; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Blond; L: Travis Lanham; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark, Dave Beaty and Hi-Fi Adventure Comics #517 (published August 11, 2010, cover date October 2010)
  • Saturn Rising
    • W: Paul Levitz; P&I: Kevin Sharpe, Marlo Alquiza; C: Blond; L: Travis Lanham; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Adventure Comics #518 (published September 9 (One day late), 2010, cover date November 2010)
  • Whispers of Doom
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Kevin Sharpe; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Blond; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Adventure Comics #519 (published October 13, 2010, cover date December 2010)
  • Playing Hooky II
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Eduardo Pansica; I: Eber Ferreira; C: Blond; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Adventure Comics #520 (published November 3, 2010, cover date January 2011)
  • Tragedy: The Death of Lightning Lad
    • W: Paul Levitz; P&I: Kevin Sharpe, Marlo Alquiza; C: Blond; L: Steve Wands; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark, Dave Beaty and Hi-Fi Adventure Comics #521 (published December 2 (One day late), 2010, cover date February 2011)
  • The Summons of the Ring
    • W: Paul Levitz; P&I: Geraldo Borges, Marlo Alquiza; C: Hi-Fi; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty Adventure Comics #522 (published January 5, 2011, cover date March 2011)
  • Consequences
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Geraldo Borges; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Hi-Fi; L: Sal Cipriano; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Phil Jimenez and Hi-Fi Adventure Comics #523 (published February 9, 2011 (one week late), cover date April 2011)
  • First Night
    • W: Paul Levitz, Phil Jimenez; P: Phil Jimenez; I: Andy Lanning; C: Hi-Fi; L: Steve Wands; E: Brian Cunningham, Sean Ryan (associate)
Cover art by Phil Jimenez and Hi-Fi Adventure Comics #524 (published March 16, 2011 (two weeks late), cover date May 2011)
  • First Night
    • W: Paul Levitz, Phil Jimenez; P: Phil Jimenez; I: Andy Lanning; C: Hi-Fi; L: Steve Wands; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
Cover art by Phil Jimenez and Hi-Fi Adventure Comics #525 (published April 13 (One week late), 2011, cover date June 2011)
  • First Tests
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Phil Jimenez; I: Andy Lanning, Sean Parsons; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
Cover art by Phil Jimenez Adventure Comics #526 (published May 4, 2011, cover date July 2011)
  • First Hints
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Geraldo Borges; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
  • Mosaic
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Jeff Moy; I: Philip Moy; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
Cover art by Eduardo Pansica and Eber Ferreira Adventure Comics #527 (published June 1, 2011, cover date August 2011)
  • A Comet's Tale
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Geraldo Borges; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
Cover art by Francis Potela and Javier Mena Adventure Comics #528 (published July 6, 2011, cover date September 2011)
  • Graduation Day
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Geraldo Borges, Ransom Getty; I: Marlo Alquiza, Rob Hunter; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
Cover art by Francis Portela and Javier Mena Adventure Comics #529 (published August 3, 2011, cover date October 2011)
  • The End
    • W: Paul Levitz; P: Geraldo Borges; I: Marlo Alquiza; C: Hi-Fi; L: John J. Hill; E: Brian Cunningham, Darren Shan (assistant)
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