Origin & 1st Lightning Lass. Edmond Hamilton (Stories) John Forte & George Papp (Art). Curt Swan & George Klein (Cover). 1 of 5 CGC 9.6. A new member of the Legion of Super-Heroes.Is introduced in this May, 1963 issue of. This stunning example is the highest graded that CGC has ever certified for. Ever assigned this top grade.
Adding to its desirability, this example has newsstand-fresh White Pages, making it the best 9.6 obtainable. Lex Luthor teams with an Atlantean.
As part of the plot, Kronn, the Atlantean, gives Luthor the plans for a radio beam that transmits mass hypnotic illusions, with which he makes Superboy and the residents of Smallville. Believe that Superboy has the power to induce transformations triggered by the titles of records Luthor plays on his disk jockey program.As a capper, Luthor directs Superboy to an "antidote" undersea... The site of a deathtrap by Kronn. But Superboy deduces the truth, turns Kronn over to the Atlantean police, and foils Luthor's escape attempt. The Return of Lightning Lad!
While draping a ceremonial cape on the grave of the recently deceased Lightning Lad, the Legion of Super-Heroes. Is shocked when Lightning Lad seemingly rises from his coffin, alive and well. After recharging his apparent lost powers, Lightning Lad rejoins the Legion. However, on their daily routine of missions, each of the Legion members including Chameleon Boy. Begin to suspect that the person aiding them is not their Lightning Lad.
After busting up some alien criminals, the Legion figures out the truth, that this is not really Lightning Lad at all, but his twin sister disguised as him. She reveals that she took the body of her brother to a planet where there is perpetual lightning as a suitable resting place and decided to take his place to continue his heroic tradition in his place. With the truth revealed, the Legion accepts her into their team and she is rechristened as Lightning Lass. I'm proud to take my brother's place...
But I still hope that someday the one and only real Lightning Lad will return to life! The item "Adventure Comics #308 CGC 9.6 WP 1963 Origin & 1st app Lightning Lass" is in sale since Friday, September 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comic Books & Memorabilia\Comics\Comics & Graphic Novels". The seller is "madeofmiracles925" and is located in Dublin, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.