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Action Comics (1938) - #392
"The Shame of the Super-Son!"
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
E. Nelson Bridwell
Mort Weisinger

Cover Artist(s):
Murphy Anderson
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: September 1970
Cover Price: US $ 0.15

Issue Tagline: "The Shame of the Super-Son!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Where the Action Is

Synopsis:
None entered.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (1991) HC vol. 09
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super Heroes (2007) TPB vol. 04
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (1977) TPB

Notes:
This was the final continuous issue to be edited, at least in part, by Mort Weisinger.

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"The Shame of the Super-Son!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Robert 'Bob' Kanigher

Penciller(s):
Ross Andru

Inker(s):
Mike Esposito - 'Espo'

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(Unknown Creator)

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(Unknown Creator)

Editor(s):
Mort Weisinger

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Batman (DC)(non-continuity)
An image for Batman Jr. (DC)(Earth-154 - Super Sons) exists Batman Jr. (DC)(Earth-154 - Super Sons)
Superman (DC)(non-continuity)
An image for Superman Jr. (DC)(Earth-154 - Super Sons) exists Superman Jr. (DC)(Earth-154 - Super Sons)

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Bottle City Of Kandor
Kryptonians (DC)

Notes:
As with all stories related to the Super Sons, the question of which Earth serves as the setting looms large. Is the story taking place on Earth-1? Or is it, as Infinite Crisis would suggest, Earth-154? In either case, the story has little impact on Earth-1 continuity.

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Writer(s):
Cary Bates

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James Winslow Mortimer - 'Win Mortimer'

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Jack Abel - 'Gary Michaels'

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An image for Brainiac 5 (DC)(Earth-0) exists Brainiac 5 (DC)(Earth-0)
An image for Chameleon Boy (DC)(Earth-0) exists Chameleon Boy (DC)(Earth-0)
An image for Cosmic Boy (DC)(Earth-0) exists Cosmic Boy (DC)(Earth-0)
An image for Element Lad (DC)(Earth-0) exists Element Lad (DC)(Earth-0)
An image for Karate Kid (DC) (01 - Val Armorr) exists Karate Kid (DC) (01 - Val Armorr)
An image for Marla Latham (Earth-0) exists Marla Latham (Earth-0)
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An image for Shrinking Violet (DC)(Earth-0) exists Shrinking Violet (DC)(Earth-0)
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Legion of Super-Heroes (DC)(Earth-0)

Synopsis:
Princess Projectra and Saturn Girl return from a mission to find they have been replaced by Prince Projectur and Saturn Lad. Why has the Legion forgotten who they are? Mon-El is also sworn in as the new Legion leader.

Notes:
This was the last issue of Action to regularly feature The Legion of Super-Heroes. From here, they would jump to Superboy #172.

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