We finally get the difinitive origin story of the Legion of Super-Heroes… in the pages of Superboy! Also, Mordru!

In the city of Metropolis, in the 30th Century, there exists one of the most amazing clubs of all time! Its members are teen-aged youths, each possessing on special super-powers! The club members have vowed to use their fantastic power to battle crime… This rocket-shaped building is the Legion Clubhouse!

Superboy #147
“The Origin of the Legion!”
May-June1968
w: E, Nelson Bridwell
a: Pete Costanza

Revealed for the first time: The secrets behind the formation of the galaxy’s greatest super-team!

 

 

Adventure Comics #369
“Mordru The Merciless!”
June 1968
w: Jim Shooter
a: Curt Swan (from Shooter layouts)

Magic returns to the galaxy, but with it comes the most dangerous foe the Legion has ever faced!


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