Adventure Comics #503

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/358608

Credits

Editing
Nicola Cuti

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Legion Mutiny (Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-422
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy]; Night Girl

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru [as R.A.]
Howard Bender ? (border)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as J.R.]
Pablo Marcos ? (border)

Notes

The many tiny characters in the border in the cover are not listed in characters.

Show/hide 1. Adventure Comics No. 503 Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Show/hide 2. The Mutiny of the Legionnaires (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 3. The Castaway Legionnaires (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Show/hide 4. Brickface the Wall-to-Wall Killer (Plastic Man) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Plastic Man; Woozy Winks; Brickface (villain); Mason Stucko (villain)

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colours
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #471 (May 1980)
Untitled [Brickface the Wall-to-Wall Killer]
Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics (Federal, 1983 series) #1 (April-May 1983)
Untitled [Brickface]
Show/hide 5. The Big Pull (Aquaman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Auqaman; Aqualad; Mera

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Art
Jim Aparo
Show/hide 6. The Traders' Trap (Aquaman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Code
G-466
Characters
Aquaman; Mera

Credits

Script
Steve Skeates
Art
Jim Aparo
Show/hide 7. The Tower of the Dead (Zatanna) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna
Genre
Occult
Code
J-1419
Characters
Zatanna

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Gray Morrow
Show/hide 8. Kill--or Be Killed (Zatanna) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna
Genre
Occult
Characters
Zatanna; Zatara

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Gray Morrow

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #415 (February 1972)
Kill -- Or Be Killed
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #54 ([February 1973?])
Kill--Or Be Killed
Show/hide 9. The Newsboy Legion (Guardian) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 10. Elastic Lad Jimmy and His Legion Romances (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Sun Boy (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo)]; Lucy Lane

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Show/hide 11. New Comics #1 cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Credits

Art
Vin Sullivan
Show/hide 12. New Adventure Comics #12 cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 13. Adventure Comics #15 cover Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 14. The Story Behind the Stories Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover. Comments about the stories in the issue.

Show/hide 15. 100 Pages of Thrills! Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Pencils
Howard Bender [as HBender]
Inks
Pablo Marcos

Notes

Back cover. Many tiny characters in illustration surrounding a box with promos for the stories in the issue. Characters are those which have appeared in Adventure Comics over the years.


Notes

Last issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37420

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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