This is it! We say goodbye to one member of the Legion of Super-Heroes… forever!

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 #183
“War of the Wraith-Mates!”
March 1972
w: Cary Bates
a: George Tuska/Vince Colletta

Four Legionnaires are possessed. Can they be saved?





Superboy #184
“One Legionnaire Must Go!”
April 1972
w: Cary Bates
a: Dave Cockrum/Murphy Anderson

Has Matter-Eater Lad turned traitor?

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1 Comment

  1. Good episode, guys!
    I was very familiar with Superboy #183 and not because of the Superboy of the Apes story.
    In March of 1972, I was 3 months shy of my 15th birthday. I was exactly the audience that George Tuska was drawing for. Farrah Fawcett’s poster was still 4 years away, so believe me, I re-read that issue many, many times. I didn’t actually keep it under my mattress, but it was always close to hand.
    So to speak.
    Thanks again.

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