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1. The Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy / written by Otto Binder : reprinted in: in Superman Annual (1960 series) #6 (note: Lightning Boy changed to Lightning Lad and final page lacking), DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (1980 series) #1, Adventure Comics #491, DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (1992), The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (1991 series) #1, Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247 (2000), World's Best Comics: Silver Age Sampler (2004), Showcase Presents: The Legion of Super-Heroes (2007 series) #1, (note: black and white), Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years of the Future (2008))

Three teenage super-heroes from the 30th Century travel through time to visit Superboy. These teenage heroes make up the Legion of Super-Heroes. They return, with Superboy in tow, to the future to initiate him to the team. Superboy passes his initiation tests and becomes the newest member of the Legion.

2. Read 'Em and Laugh (page of textual jokes)

3. Little Pete (gag page by Henry Boltinoff)

4. The 13 Superstition Arrows (Green Arrow, Speedy / written by France Herron : DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (1992), Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247 (2000))

5. Casey the Cop (gag page by Henry Boltinoff : reprinted in: Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247 (2000))

6. Aquaman's Super Sea Squad (written by Jack Miller : reprinted in: DC Silver Age Classics Adventure Comics 247 (1992), Millennium Edition: Adventure Comics No. 247 (2000))

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Although offering glimpses of the silver age, this story is still one told very much in the style of the golden age. The setting may be futuristic and science fiction like, but the story itself and the the characters have the usual "internal dialogue to explain the plot" type of approach that is consistent throughout much of the period. The only difference here is that the characters aren't exactly throwaways, instead this is the first appearance of the original three characters that would be...

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