Tharok is back! This probably means death for someone, but who could it be?

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 #188
“Curse of the Blood Crystals!”
July 1972
w: Cary Bates
a: Dave Cockrum/Murphy Anderson

Who has replaced Superboy and what do they want?





Superboy #190
“Murder The Leader!”
September 1972
w: Cary Bates
a: Dave Cockrum/Murphy Anderson

Tharok targets the Legion’s leadership elections, with lethal intent!

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1 Comment

  1. Timothy Watson on

    A possible answer for the Tarzan obsession. At the time, DC had purchased, or was renting, the rights to Tarzan from the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate. Superboy 183 was cover dated March 1962 and the first DC issue of Tarzan was cover dated April 1972. They were probably trying to hype the Tarzan series any way they could. Just a theory that popped into my head as I’m currently reading the Tarzan group from that time period.

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