List of first appearances/Preboot

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Lists of the first appearances of recurring characters, equipment and Legion-related concepts in the Preboot family of eras. Planets and settings can be found listed separately at List of worlds/Preboot.

Legionnaires

First appearance Legion membership Origin
Blok Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #253, Jul 1979 Legion of Super-Heroes v2 #272, Feb 1981 Legion of Super-Heroes v2 #272, Feb 1981
Bouncing Boy Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Applies)

Adventure Comics #301, Oct 1962 (Joins prior to issue)
Adventure Comics #321, Oct 1962 (Loses powers)

Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)

Adventure Comics #301, Oct 1962 (Full story)

Brainiac 5 Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Joins) Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Brief details)

Adventure Comics #335, Aug 1965 (Further details)

Chameleon Boy Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 (Joins prior to issue) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Chameleon Girl      
Chemical Kid Adventure Comics #523, Apr 2011 Legion of Super-Heroes v7 #1, Nov 2011 (Joins prior to issue)  
Chemical King Adventure Comics #354, Mar 1967 Adventure Comics #372, Sep 1968 (Joins)
Superboy v1 #228, Jun 1977 (Dies)
Adventure Comics #371, Aug 1968
Colossal Boy Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 (Joins prior to issue) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Comet Queen Legion of Super-Heroes v2 #304, Oct 1983 Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Applies)  
Cosmic Boy Adventure Comics #247, Apr 1958 Superboy v1 #147, May/Jun 1968 (Co-Founder) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Dawnstar Superboy v1 #226, Apr 1977 Superboy v1 #226, Apr 1977  
Dragonwing Adventure Comics #523, Apr 2011 Legion of Super-Heroes v7 #1, Nov 2011 (Joins prior to issue)  
Dream Girl Adventure Comics #317, Feb 1964 Adventure Comics #317, Feb 1964 (Joins, resigns)  
Duo Damsel
a.k.a. Triplicate Girl,
Una, Duplicate Girl
Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Triplicate Girl)
Adventure Comics #341, Feb 1966 (Duo Damsel)
Superboy v1 #147, May/Jun 1968 (Joins) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Earth Man
a.k.a. Absorbancy Boy
     
Element Lad Adventure Comics #307, Apr 1963 (Mystery Lad)

Adventure Comics #307, Apr 1963 (Element Lad)

Adventure Comics #307, Apr 1963 (Joins) Adventure Comics #307, Apr 1963
Ferro Lad Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 (Joins)  
Gates      
Glorith Adventure Comics #338, Nov 1965 (Time-Trapper assistant)

Adventure Comics #523, Apr 2011 (Academy student/Legionnaire)

Legion of Super-Heroes v7 #1, Nov 2011 (Joins prior to issue)  
Invisible Kid
(Jacques Foccart)
Legion of Super-Heroes v2 Annual 1, 1982 Legion of Super-Heroes v2 Annual 1, 1982 Legion of Super-Heroes v2 Annual 1, 1982
Invisible Kid
(Lyle Norg)
Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 (Joins prior to issue)
Superboy v1 #203, Jul/Aug 1974 (Dies)
Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Karate Kid Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 (Joins) Superboy v1 #210, Aug 1975
Light Lass
a.k.a. Lightning Lass
Adventure Comics #308, May 1963 (Lightning Lass)

Adventure Comics #317, Feb 1964 (Light Lass)

Adventure Comics #308, May 1963 (Joins)

Adventure Comics #317, Feb 1964 (Powers change)

Adventure Comics #308, May 1963
Lightning Lad
a.k.a. Lightning Boy
Adventure Comics #247, Apr 1958 (Lightning Boy)

Adventure Comics #267, Dec 1959 (Lightning Lad)

Superboy v1 #147, May/Jun 1968 (Co-Founder)

Adventure Comics #304, Jan 1963 (Dies)
Adventure Comics #312, Sep 1963 (Revived)

Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961

Adventure Comics #308, May 1963 (New details)

Magnetic Kid   Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Joins)  
Matter-Eater Lad Adventure Comics #303, Dec 1962 Adventure Comics #303, Dec 1962 (Joins) Adventure Comics #303, Dec 1962
Mon-El
a.k.a. Valor
Superboy v1 #89, Jun 1961 (Mon-El)

Adventure Comics #305, Feb 1963 (Legionnaire Lemon)
Adventure Comics #305, Feb 1963 (Marvel Lad)
Legion of Super-Heroes v4 #6, Apr 1990 (Valor)

Adventure Comics #293, Dec 1962 (First interaction with LSH)
Adventure Comics #300, Sep 1962 (Joins for short term missions)
Adventure Comics #305, Feb 1963 (Joins full time)
Superboy v1 #89, Jun 1961
Phantom Girl
a.k.a. Phase
Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 Superboy v1 #147, May/Jun 1968 (Joins) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Polar Boy Adventure Comics #304, Jan 1963 (Proposed by reader)
Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 (First appears)
Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 (Applies)

Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Joins)

 
Princess Projectra
a.k.a. Sensor Girl
Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 (Princess Projectra)

Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Sensor Girl)

Adventure Comics #346, Jul 1966 (Joins)  
Quislet Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Joins)  
Saturn Girl Adventure Comics #247, Apr 1958 Superboy v1 #147, May/Jun 1968 (Co-Founder) Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Shadow Lass Adventure Comics #354, Mar 1967 (Adult Legion cameo)

Adventure Comics #365, Feb 1968 (First full appearance)

Adventure Comics #366, Mar 1968 (Joins)  
Shrinking Violet Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Applies)
Adventure Comics #300, Sep 1962 (Joins prior to issue)
Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Star Boy Adventure Comics #282, Mar 1961 Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 (Joins between panels)
Adventure Comics #282, Mar 1961 (Joins in flashback)
Adventure Comics #282, Mar 1961
Sun Boy Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Applies)
Adventure Comics #290, Nov 1961 (Joins prior to issue)
Adventure Comics #290, Nov 1961 (Brief details)

Superman v1 Annual #4, 1962 (Brief details)
Adventure Comics #302, Nov 1962 (Name is Dirk Morgna)

Superboy
(Kal-El)
Action Comics v1 #1, Jun 1938 (Superman)
More Fun Comics #101, Jan/Feb 1945 (Superboy)
Adventure Comics #247, Apr 1958 (Joins) Action Comics v1 #1, Jun 1938
Supergirl Action Comics v1 #252, May 1959 Action Comics v1 #267, Aug 1960 (Applies)
Action Comics v1 #276, May 1961 (Joins)
Action Comics v1 #252, May 1959
Tellus   Legion of Super-Heroes v3 #14, Sep 1985 (Joins)  
Timber Wolf
a.k.a. Lone Wolf
Adventure Comics #327, Dec 1964(Lone Wolf)
Adventure Comics #372, Sep 1968 (Timber Wolf)
Adventure Comics #372, Sep 1968 Adventure Comics #327, Dec 1964
Tyroc Superboy v1 #216, Apr 1976 Superboy v1 #218, Jul 1976  
Ultra Boy Superboy v1 #98, Jul 1962
Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 (New powers, one power at a time)
Superboy v1 #98, Jul 1962 (Joins)
Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 (Expelled, reinstated)
Superboy v1 #98, Jul 1962
Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 (New details)
Wildfire
a.k.a. ERG-1
Superboy v1 #195, Jun 1973 (ERG-1)
Superboy v1 #202, May/Jun 1974 (Wldfire)
Superboy v1 #195, Jun 1973 (Applies, "dies")
Superboy v1 #202, May/Jun 1974 (Joins)
Superboy v1 #195, Jun 1973
White Witch
a.k.a. The Hag,
Black Witch
Adventure Comics #350, Nov 1966 (The Hag)

Adventure Comics #351, Dec 1966 (White Witch)
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #5 (Black Witch)

   
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Honorary and Reserve Members

First appearance Legion membership Origin
Elastic Lad Action Comics v1 #6, Nov 1938 (Jimmy Olsen)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #31, Sep 1958 (Elastic Lad)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #72, Oct 1963 (Honorary) Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #31, Sep 1958
Insect Queen Superboy v1 #10, Sep/Oct 1950 (Lana Lang)

Superboy v1 #124, Dec 1965 (Insect Queen)

Adventure Comics #282, Mar 1961 (First interaction with Legion)

Adventure Comics #355, Apr 1967 (Reserve)

Superboy v1 #124, Dec 1965
Kid Psycho Superboy v1 #125, Dec 1965 Superboy v1 #125, Dec 1965 (Reserve)

Crisis on Infinite Earths #3 (Dies)

Superboy v1 #125, Dec 1965
Pete Ross Superboy v1 #86, Jan 1961 Superboy v1 #98, Jul 1962 (Honorary)
Rond Vidar Adventure Comics #349, Oct 1966 Adventure Comics #360, Sep 1967 (Honorary)


Legion of Substitute Heroes

First appearance Subs membership Origin
Chlorophyll Kid Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963
Fire Lad Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963
Night Girl Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963
Polar Boy Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963
Stone Boy Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963 Adventure Comics #306, Mar 1963


Villains and Adversaries

First appearance Origin Other key appearances/Notes
Alaktor Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Only appearance
Brain Globes

of Rambat

Adventure Comics #293, Feb 1962
The Collector Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #72, Oct 1963 Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #72, Oct 1963 Only appearance
Cosmic King Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961 Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961
Hitler Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Only appearance
John Dillinger Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Only appearance
Kranyak Adventure Comics #302, Nov 1962
Lex Luthor Action Comics v1 #23, Apr 1940 Superboy v1 #86, Jan 1961 (First interaction with Legion)
Lightning Lord Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961 Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961
Mask Man
a.k.a. Mxyzptlk V
Adventure Comics #310, Jul 1963
Meglaro Adventure Comics #303, Dec 1962
Monster Master
a.k.a. Jungle King
Adventure Comics #309, Jun 1963
Nero Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Adventure Comics #314, Nov 1963 Only appearance
Olen Jor of Thar Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 Pictured in Science Police archives only
Rann Varal of Rambor Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 Ultra Boy's fabricated criminal identity
Roxxas Adventure Comics #307, Apr 1963
Satan Girl Adventure Comics #313, Oct 1963 Adventure Comics #313, Oct 1963 Only appearance
Saturn Queen Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961 Superman v1 #147, Aug 1961
Sun Woman Adventure Comics #315, Dec 1963 Adventure Comics #315, Dec 1963 Only appearance
Urthlo Adventure Comics #300, Sep 1962
Zaryan the Conqueror Adventure Comics #304, Jan 1963
Unnamed ADV308A Adventure Comics #308, May 1963 Living electrical energy creature
Unnamed ADV315A Adventure Comics #315, Dec 1963 Reptilian creatures intent on stealing glass for use in making a weapon
Unnamed ADV316A Adventure Comics #316, Jan 1964 Alien creatures who looted machines and raw materials via an aerial force tube in preparation for conquering Earth. Attempted to recruit Ultra Boy in their efforts.


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