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Anal Retentive LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES Merchandise Checklist

Last updated July 16, 2003

Sources: collection, ads, price guides, and the fine net.fans listed below

I've grouped this checklist into several sections:

Thanks (alphabetically) to the following people who made suggestions, corrections, or updates:
John L. Censullo, Ray Chan, Johanna Draper, Jim Drew, David Earle, John Franks, Craig Hyde, "Joy", Lev Kalman, Michael Krechmer, "Larry", T. Troy McNemar, Esq., Joe Morano, Andrew E. Nystrom, and Sidne Ward.

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Recent updates

10-15-01
  • Reference: DC Guide to Writing Comics (2001): [nn]

    Magazine appearances

  • Amazing Heroes: 15, 46, 88, 172
  • Best of Amazing Heroes Swimsuit Special: 1
  • Combo: 30
  • Comic Book Marketplace: 57, 83
  • Comicology: 1 (Kingdom Come special)
  • Comics Buyer's Guide: 672, 673, 999, 1306
  • Comics Feature: 1, 15, 47, 48
  • Comics Informer: 1
  • Comics Interview: 16
  • Comics Scene: 32
  • DC Heroes Role Playing Newsletter: vol 2 #1 (1987), #nn (Winter 1991)
  • Hero Illustrated Magazine: 6, 14
  • Overstreet's Comic Book Price Update: 2
  • Wizard Magazine: 59, 67

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    Reference material (book form, non-comic)

  • Amazing World of DC Comics (1976): 5, 9, 12
  • DC Guide to Writing Comics (2001): [nn]
  • DC Superstars Society membership pamphlet (1978)
  • Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes (Fleisher): vol. 3 (Superman)
  • History of the DC Universe (1986): portfolio
  • Mayfair game modules/books:
  • Character Sourcebook (#213)
  • World Sourcebook (#216)
  • Pawns of Time (#223)
  • Knight to Planet 3 (#224)
  • Mad Rook's Gambit (#225)
  • King for All Time (#226)
  • Hardware Handbook (#?)
  • Atlas of the DC Universe (#247)
  • Who's Who Sourcebook 1 (#260)
  • Who's Who Sourcebook 2 (#261)
  • Sourcebook 2995 (#263)
  • Who's Who Sourcebook 3 (#264)
  • Official Superman Quiz Book (Bruce Nash, Warner Books 1978): ISBN 0-446-89794-9
  • Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide: 29 (1999, alt. cover)

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    Trading cards

  • Comic Book Foldees (Topps, 1966):
    est. price: $2.50-$8.00
  • 16 (Ulysses S. Grant, Pork Chops the Pig, and Saturn Girl)

  • DC 3-comic backing board (1989):
    est. price: $0.25 each
    These were part of a series of cards that made up the backing board on some DC 3-comic packs in 1989-1990. They reprinted either promotional art or reprinted covers. The only way to determine which cards were with which pack are to slide the comics up and look at the bottom two cards.
  • 21 (Tyr [Capt. Atom & Key on bottom row])
  • 38 (Crisis #1 [lower right corner])
  • 43 (Adv #307 [lower right corner])

  • DC Cosmic Cards (Impel, 1992):
    est. price: $0.15 each
  • 148 (Cosmic Boy in Legends)
  • 160 (Great Darkness Saga: Wildfire, Element Lad, and Mordru)
  • 161 (Great Darkness Saga: Darkseid and Daxamites)
  • 162 (Great Darkness Saga: Dream Girl, Bouncing Boy, Blok, Orion vs. Darkseid)

  • Death of Superman (Skybox, 1992):
    est. price: $0.15 each
  • C7 (these three cards reprint a portion of Superman's Funeral from the poster)
  • C8
  • C9

  • DC Cosmic Teams (Skybox, 1993):
    est. price: $0.10-$0.30 each
  • 00 (Dragonmage from "Wizard" 19)
  • 000 (Catspaw from "CBG Price Guide" 3/4-1993)
  • 0000 (Computo from "Legionnaires" 1)
  • P1 (Apparition from convention giveaway?)
  • 16 (L.E.G.I.O.N. part 1: Garv, Stealth, Strata)
  • 17 (L.E.G.I.O.N. part 2: Phase, Dox, Garryn Bek)
  • 18 (L.E.G.I.O.N. part 3: Lady Quark, Capt. Comet, Lobo, Telepath)
  • 19 (Legionnaires part 1: Shrinking Violet, Leviathan, Inferno, Matter-Eater Lad, Invisible Kid, Computo, Chameleon)
  • 20 (Legionnaires part 2: Andromeda, Alchemist, Live Wire, Cosmic Boy, Catspaw, Saturn Girl, Dragonmage)
  • 21 (Legionnaires part 3: Kid Quantum, Ferro, Brainiac 5, Gossamer, Apparition, Ultra Boy, Triad)
  • 73 (L.E.G.I.O.N.: Phase)
  • 82 (Legionnaires: Cosmic Boy)
  • 83 (Legionnaires: Saturn Girl)
  • 84 (Legionnaires: Live Wire)
  • 85 (Legionnaires: Apparition)
  • 86 (Legionnaires: Triad)
  • 87 (Legionnaires: Chameleon)
  • 88 (Legionnaires: Invisible Kid)
  • 89 (Legionnaires: Leviathan)
  • 90 (Legionnaires: Shrinking Violet)
  • 91 (Legionnaires: Inferno)
  • 92 (Legionnaires: Andromeda)
  • 93 (Legionnaires: Brainiac 5)
  • 94 (Legionnaires: Ultra Boy)
  • 95 (Legionnaires: M-E Lad)
  • 96 (Legionnaires: Alchemist)
  • 97 (Legionnaires: Gossamer)
  • 98 (Legionnaires: Ferro)
  • 99 (Legionnaires: Computo)
  • 100 (Legionnaires: Dragonmage)
  • 101 (Legionnaires: Catspaw)
  • 102 (Legionnaires: Kid Quantum)
  • 147 (LSH: Timber Wolf)
  • 148 (L.E.G.I.O.N.: Valor)
  • outside box

  • Bloodlines (Skybox, 1993):
    est. price: $0.10-$0.15 each
  • 25 (Timber Wolf)
  • 26 (Valor, Shadow Lass, Jamm)
  • 27 (Jamm jams)
  • 63 (Jamm)

  • DC Master Series Trading Cards (Skybox, 1994):
    est. price: $0.15-$0.20 each
  • 10 (Glorith/Mordru)
  • 11 (Legionnaires: Valor)
  • 12 (LSH: Emerald Dragon)
  • 13 (Legionnaires: Live Wire)
  • 14 (Legionnaires: Saturn Girl)
  • 15 (Legionnaires: Cosmic Boy)
  • 16 (LSH: Virus/Pulse)
  • 17 (Legionnaires: Andromeda)
  • 18 (LSH: Polestar)

  • Takatelas (DC Master Series reprints, 1995):
    There was also a smaller version (approximately 1x2 inches) of the Master Series card set that was distributed in bags of potato chips in Chile (South America) in 1995. The number is part of a game, not the card number. At least two LSH cards were in the collection:
  • 9 (Valor)
  • 11 (Virus/Pulse)

  • DC Power Chrome Legends (Skybox, 1995):
    est. price: $0.25-$0.50 each
  • 59 (L.E.G.I.O.N.: Phase)
  • 131 (Legionnaires: Cosmic Boy)
  • 132 (Legionnaires: Saturn Girl)
  • 133 (Legionnaires: LiveWire/Spark)
  • 134 (Legionnaires: Shrinking Violet)
  • 135 (Legionnaires: Brainiac 5)
  • 136 (Legionnaires: Chameleon)
  • 137 (Legionnaires: XS)
  • 138 (Legionnaires: Invisible Kid)
  • 139 (Legionnaires: Ultra Boy)
  • 140 (Legionnaires: Kinetix)
  • 141 (Legionnaires: Leviathan)

  • LSH Membership card (LSH/Superboy crossover promo, 1995)
    est. price: $0.25

  • Kingdom Come (Skybox, 1996):
    est. price: $0.25-$0.50 each
  • 10: includes Starman VII
  • Sketchboard 4: Superboy
  • Sketchboard 15: Starman VII
  • Foldout 2: includes Starman, from the cover to issue 2

    Sidne Ward asks:
    And do you remember someone asking on the mailing list a few years ago about some cards that Weetabix (sp?) put out in their boxes in England in the 60s? I've never heard of these anywhere else. And when I sent the poster e-mail asking for more details, I didn't get a reply.

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    Retail Posters

  • Super-Heroes and Super-Villains (Golden, 1978) (features a reprint poster of LSH v2 #250)
    Original price: $3.95
  • LSH v2: long poster (Giffen/Mahlstedt, 275 characters from 1958-1984; 1984).
    Original price: $4.00
  • History of the DC Universe (reprint of hardcover foldout poster; 1987)
  • Superman's Funeral poster (Jurgens/Breeding [?], LSH cameo at funeral; 1992)
    Original price: $4.95 (?)
  • LSH v4: long poster (Immomen/Boyd/McCraw, v4 Legion; 1992).
    Original price: $4.95
  • Zero Hour poster (features Andromeda; 1994)
    Original price: $4.95 (?)
  • Kingdom Come poster KCP1 (Justice League members, features Starman VII; 1996)
    Original price: $5.95 (?)
  • Kingdom Come poster KCP2 (reprints covers 1-3, features Starman VII; 1996)
    Original price: $5.95 (?)
  • Kingdom Come poster KCRP (reprint of TPB cover, features Starman VII; 1997)
    Original price: $5.95 (?)
  • LSH vs. Fatal Five poster (Immomen/?, 1997)
    Original price: $5.95 (?)
  • Faces of the DC Universe
    Original price: $5.95 (?)
  • "Strength in Numbers" (Warner Bros. stores ltd. ed. print of 250) (Ordway/Kesel, 1998)
    Original price: $300.00
  • Legion of Super-Heroes (Warner Bros. stores ltd. ed. print of 500) (Ross, 1999)
    Original price: $575.00
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths (Ross, 1999)
    Original price: $24.95
  • DC Universe (Warner Bros. stores litho) (Deodato, 2000)
    Original price: $95.00
  • Starman Legacy (Harris/Ross, 2001)
    Original price: $10.95

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    Promotional Material (Posters, etc.)

    For the promotional material, expect to pay around $1-$5 apiece.
  • Superman Club/DC Superstars Society poster (1980)
  • Secrets of the LSH promo sticker (1980)
  • LSH v2 promo poster for v2 #293 (reprint of cover)
  • LSH v2 promo poster for Giffen/Mahlstedt long poster
  • LSH v3 promo poster for v3 #1 (reprint of cover; 1984)
  • LSH v3 promo poster for v3 #17 (reprint of cover; 1985)
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 (reprint of cover; 1985)
  • Mayfair "Legendary" Superman RPG poster
  • Mayfair LSH Sourcebook II (Worlds) poster (Larocque?, reprint of cover, 1986)
  • Mayfair LSH Sourcebook II (Worlds) LSH Constitution excerpt (1986)
  • LSH v3 promo poster for 30th Anniversary (reprint of cover to v3 #45 and Adventure 247 on outside, Levitz essay inside; 1988)
  • LSH v4 promo poster (Giffen/Gordon, Flight Ring Village, promo for upcoming v4 #1; 1989)
  • Superman's Funeral poster (Jurgens/Breeding [?], reprint of retail poster; 1992)
  • Valor promo poster (Bright; 1992)
  • Armageddon: Inferno promo poster (1992)
  • Darkstars promo poster (1992)
  • Valor/Eclipso promo poster (1992)
  • Legionnaires #1 promo poster (1993)
  • Final Night calendar-style preview (1996)
  • Inferno #1 promo poster (1997)
  • Genesis promo poster (1997)
  • Genesis preview (1997)
  • LSH "relationships" flow chart promo poster (1997)
  • LSH "Sold Here" promo poster (1997)
  • LSH "head shot" sticker page based on "relationships" poster (1997)
  • Comic Shop News #503 (LSH/Legionnaires cover) (1997)
  • LSH PVC Figures promo poster (1998)
  • Warner Brothers Gallery newsletter 9/98 ("Strength in Numbers" poster ad)
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 poster (1999, came with Crisis slipcase ed. and available 1 per store, as an apology for misprinted pages in the original version of the slipcase ed.)
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 poster (1999, came with Crisis slipcase ed.)
  • Warner Brothers Gallery newsletter 4/99 (Ross LSH poster ad)
  • Postcard of Alex Ross LSH Poster, from Warner Brothers Stores (1999)
  • Warner Brothers Gallery News: vol. 6 #2 (April 1999, ad for Ross poster)
  • "Strength in Numbers" promo poster (1999)
  • Comic Shop News #651 (LSH/Titans cover) (1999)
  • Heroes @ Your Library bookmark (reprint of segment of "Strength in Numbers" poster; 2000)
  • Warner Brothers Gallery newsletter 6/00 ("DC Universe" poster ad)

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    Figures

  • Super Powers (Kenner, 1986): Tyr
    Estimated price: $65 (mint with card), $30 (loose figure)
  • DC Heroes Metal Figure Set (Grenadier, 1986): set 6503
    Estimated price: $40-$60
  • PVC Figures (DC Direct, 1999): Super-Hero Clubhouse (set of 7 figures)
    Original price: $40
  • DC Direct Action Figures:
  • 2001: Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad, Saturn Girl
  • 2002: Brainiac 5, Mon-el, Mordru
  • 2003: Chameleon Boy, Star Boy, Sun Boy, Ultra Boy
  • 2004: Colossal Boy, Ferro Lad, Invisible Kid I, Timber Wolf
    Original price: $15 each
  • DC Direct Pocket Super-Heroes:
  • 2002: Cosmic Boy/Mon-el two-pack, Lightning Lad/Saturn Girl two-pack,
  • 2003: Phantom Girl/Ultra Boy two-pack
    Original price: $8 each
  • HeroClix (WizKids Games):
  • Cosmic Justice (2003):
    Cosmic Boy rookie (#43), experienced (#44), veteran (#45)
    Livewire rookie (#46), experienced (#47), veteran (#48)
    Saturn Girl rookie (#49), experienced (#50), veteran (#51)
    Mordru unique (#92)
    Rokk Krinn ltd ed (#215), Garth Ranzz ltd ed (#216), Imra Ardeen ltd ed (#217)

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    T-shirts

  • Death of Superman (Graphitti Designs, 1992): Superman's funeral poster reprint
  • LSH v4 (Graphitti Designs, 1993): starfield
  • LSH v4 (Graphitti Designs, 1995): Future Tense (Superboy crossover)
  • Legionnaires (DC, 1996)
  • LSH logo (DC, 1997): red, big logo on back
  • LSH Archives cover (Graphitti Designs, 1999): Frank Miller reprint

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    Jewelry

  • Legionnaires Cloisonne pin (comic store giveaway, 1994)
    est. price: $10
  • Legionnaires pinback (promo giveaway, 1997)
    est. price: $0.25
  • LSH Flight Ring (retail, 1997)
    original price: $55
    Here's the original solicitation for the ring:
    	LEGION RING $54.95
    	Long desired by LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES fans, this 14K gold-plated ring is 
    	a replica of the flight rings that enable the greatest heroes of the 30th 
    	Century to take to the air. (Note: These rings will not enable the wearer 
    	to fly, as that technology is not yet available.) Available in sizes 6-13 
    	(whole sizes only).
    

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    Other merchandise

  • Challenge of the Superfriends: video, circa 1978
  • DC Calendar: 1976, 1977, 1978 (all with new art), 1988 (reprinted art)
    est. price: $10 each
  • DC corporate: folder
    est. price: $15
  • Jigsaw puzzle: "BAM! POW! ZAP!" (year unknown) which includes the cover of Superboy #89 with Mon-el
    est. price: $20
  • Jigsaw puzzle: "Strength in Numbers" (1999) reprint of retail poster
    est. price: $12
  • Postcards: LSH v4 (1990, art by Giffen/Gordon/McCraw)
    est. price: $10
    This was a set of 15 postcards (plus a text title card) each featuring a single character: Rokk Krinn (Cosmic Boy), Reep Daggle (Chameleon Boy), Jo Nah (Ultra-Boy), Kono, Laurel Gand, Timber Wolf, Celeste, Devlin O'Ryan, Bounty, Jan Arrah (Element Lad), Ayla Ranzz (Lightening [sic] Lass), Shrinking Violet, Mysa (White Witch), Kent Shakespeare, and Brainiac 5.
  • Slurpee Cups (7-11, 1973):
    These cups will run about $3-$5 each. If you wash them, be careful because the designs will rub off easily.
  • Brainiac 5
  • Chameleon Boy
  • Cosmic Boy
  • Lightning Lad
  • Mon-el
  • Saturn Girl
  • Superboy (unofficial)
  • Supergirl (unofficial)
  • Superman Pretzel Can (year unknown; reprints covers to Superman #423 and Action #583)
    est. price: $15
  • Superman: the Animated Series: episode "New Kids in Town"
    est. price: n/a
  • Wrapping Paper: Superfriends Birthday (1980), Superfriends Christmas (1980)
    est. price: $10
  • Zero Hour Clock (1994)
    est. price: $40

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