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Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) - #290
"And the Servant Shall Be a Sign..."
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Carl Gafford - 'Gaff'

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Laurie S Sutton

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Frank Giacoia
Keith Ian Giffen

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Cover Date: August 1982
Cover Price: US $ 0.60

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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The Great Darkness Saga

Tensions within the team begin to mount as the process to elect a new Legion leader begins, and the team attempts to cope with the alleged affair between Saturn Girl and Timber Wolf. Meanwhile, a powerful new enemy attacks seeking the mythical sword Excalibur. The Legionnaires are unable to prevent the theft of the powerful object. Just who wants these objects, and for what dark reasons?

Reprinted/Collected in:
La Legion Des Super-Heros (1984) #5
Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) HC
Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) TPB [1989]
Legion of Super-Heroes (1980) TPB [2014]

Great Darkness Saga: Chapter 1.

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