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A 2009 relaunch of the classic DC Comics series.
This issue was offered for a cover price of $1.00 and contains both a new "Origins & Omens" story and a reprint of the classic "Adventure Comics" #247.

One of the cornerstone stories of the DCU is reprinted in this special issue priced at just $1.00 featuring an important "Origins and Omens" backup tale! To celebrate the upcoming ADVENTURE COMICS #1, we're reprinting a Silver Age classic from the title's prior volume — ADVENTURE COMICS #247, the first appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes! Witness Superboy's first encounter with three super-powered teens from the 30th Century – Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl! Featuring a new cover by Aaron Lopresti that's an homage to the original!

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Hey fans, I picked this up Detroit Fanfare last year . They had a hallway filled with take them comics this was indeed one of them.I wasn't sure until I read it if it was a re-telling of the original story or the reprint of the actual story. I was glad it was the reprint.I love comics, I love the history and original stories and if I had the mony for the original I would but I cherish this. It also reminds me of the short lived Superboy Legion cartoon I enjoyed season 1 the second season I don't...

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For $1.00 (or that's 90 pence to us Brits) you can't go wrong, especially not when you're getting a piece of past and present combined for your money.First up in this issue is a reprint of a 1958 story from Adventure Comics #247. Silver Age comics may be something of an acquired taste, but once you understand the spirit in which they should be read, they're very enjoyable. This story is a classic example of everything I love about Silver Age comics. It has the clean, simple artwork, improbable p...

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