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Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) - #272
"The Secret Origin of Blok!"
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Frank Chiaramonte

Bob K. LeRose

Todd Klein

Jack C. Harris

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Dick Giordano
Jimmy Janes

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Cover Date: February 1981
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: Who will be the newest member of the Legion of Super-Heroes

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 25 pages

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Letters Column: The Legion Outpost

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Steve Ditko Omnibus (2011) HC vol. 02

While conducting a Legion recruitment challenge, Wildfire, Dawnstar, Lamprey, Blok, Crystal Kid and Nightwind must drop what they're doing and prevent the recently escaped Starburst Bandits from releasing their Fire-Maned Flying Mounts from the Metropolis Space-Zoo. After the Starburst Bandits defeat each Legionaire, Blok thwarts their plan single handedly earning him membership in the Legion.

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