Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Character Collectible Spotlight: The Legion of Super-Heroes!

Admittedly, there's not a lot of Legion memorabilia from the 1970s and earlier... so we'll hit the Slurpee cups, then a few other items, and finish with some art pages!
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Above is an ad that featured the Legion paperback book...

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...which could be purchased in this gift set with other DC books...

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...or separately! The cover was remarkably similar to the Legion art used in a DC Calendar:
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Page 22 from Superboy and the Legion #242, by Jim Sherman!

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Adventure Comics #492, by Keith Giffen!

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Superboy and the Legion #206, cover by Nick Cardy!

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Legion #320, cover by Jim Aparo!

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Superboy and the Legion #197, page 7, by Dave Cockrum (whose art was featured on those Slurpee cups, by the way).

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Superboy and the Legion #237, cover by Mike Grell!

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The Legion were cover-featured on The Amazing World of DC Comics #12 and 9!

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Superboy and the Legion #190, page 24, by Cockrum!

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Superboy and the Legion #188, page 24, by Cockrum (although I see some Swan there, too).

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Superboy and the Legion #195, page 27, by Cockrum!

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Superboy and the Legion #237, page 4, by Walt Simonson!

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Superboy and the Legion #200, page 20, by Cockrum!

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Superboy and the Legion #198, cover by Cardy!

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Adventure Comics #360, page 23, by Swan!

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Legion #281, pages 18 and 19, by Steve Ditko!

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