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DC Comics' next-millennium, science-fiction series
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PRESENTATION TEASER
 
Concept Presentation; design, pencil, ink & paint: James Sherman
---Legion concept art for the Legion of Super-Heroes series
---character ownership ©1980 DC Comics
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AD3013: Teenagers from other planets are arriving on Earth to audition their powers in hopes of being selected into the Legion: unofficial guardians of the galaxy
 
No. 262 cover: The Planet That Captured The Legion
Cover Design; pencil, ink & paint: James Sherman
---character ownership ©1980 DC Comics
LEGIONNAIRES EXCEL AT ACCELERATION
Mission: create a star to replace the dying sun of a planet in need.
 
No.262 page 5: The Planet That Captured The Legion
Writer: Gerry Conway
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---characters ownership ©1980 DC Comics
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LEGIONNAIRES REBUILD
In the aftermath of the last invasion, Legionnaires work constructively to transmute rubble into headquarters.

No.262 page 1: The Planet That Captured The Legion
Writer: Gerry Conway
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---characters ownership ©1980 DC Comics
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TIME OUT
While rebuilding in the ruins of their Legion HQ, Light Lass playfully thwarts Ultra Boy's attempt to reward her with a kiss for saving his life. Nearby teammates: Saturn Girl, Lightning Lad, Sun Boy, Shadow Lass, and Wildfire almost find their laughter contagious.
 
No.262 page 3: The Planet That Captured The Legion
Writer: Gerry Conway
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---characters ownership ©1980 DC Comics
 
WILDFIRE AND SHADOW LASS
Standing in the ruins of their Legion HQ, Shadow Lass editorializes that despite severe depression the team will find a way to move past its losses.
 
#262 page 3 panel 5: The Planet That Captured The Legion
Writer: Gerry Conway
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---Story art commissioned for DC Comics
---characters ownership: ©1980 DC Comics
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SHADOW LASS
Origin
 
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Jack Able
---Story art commissioned for DC Comics
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics

 
STARTARGET: EARTH
Original page of art
 
No.242 page 1: Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---characters ownership ©1978 DC Comics.

 
STARTARGET: EARTH
Wildfire pounds on the conference table of the United Planets' Security Council.
 
No.242 page 1: Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---characters ownership ©1978 DC Comics.
STARTARGET: EARTH
Wildfire confronts Ambassador Relnic, Captain Ontiir, Ambassador Merikasvi, Ambassador Relnic, and Ambassador Mtanataa at the conference table of the United Planets' Security Council.

No.242 page 2: Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---characters ownership ©1978 DC Comics.
CAPTAIN ONTIIR
Security Ranger for the Ambassadorial Elite Guardian Service on Weber's World

Character Design; pencil, ink & paint: James Sherman
---Legion concept art for the Legion of Super-Heroes "Earthwar" series
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
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ULTRA BOY vs WILDFIRE
Ultra Boy's ultravision detects a dangerous situation about to detonate.

No.262 page 3: Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---Story art commissioned for DC Comics
---characters ownership: ©1978 DC Comics.

 
STARTARGET: EARTH
Although Weber's World has been relocated to a secret orbit outside our galaxy, four Legionnaires--Wildfire, Ultra Boy, Dawnstar, and Mon-El--anticipate imminent doom with the last arrival of diplomats participating in the galactic peace conference.
 
No.242 page 9: Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---Story art commissioned for DC Comics
---characters ownership: ©1978 DC Comics.

 
STARTARGET: EARTH
Skipping protocol, Dawnstar presents evidence to Wildfire and Mon-El that Captain Ontiir had prior knowledge of a bomb detonated close to secret negotiations key diplomats were conducting for the galactic peace conference.
 
No.242 page 10 panel 2: Earthwar
Design / pencil: James Sherman;
Illustration / ink: Bob McLeod
---Legion concept art for Earthwar
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
 
CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER OF THE A.E.G.S.
Captain Ontiir is less than thrilled with Dawnstar's accusation. But as leader of the Ambassadorial Elite Guardian Service, he is impressed she found any bomb fragment at all.
 
No 242: Startarget: Earth
Legion concept art for Earthwar
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
 
DAWNSTAR
The 16-year old Legionnaire isn't concerned with Captain Ontiir's opinions or protocol. She wants answers.
 
No 242: Startarget: Earth
Legion concept art for Earthwar
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker:
James Sherman
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics

 
LEGIONNAIRE BACKSTORIES
Dawnstar
 
Concept art for Dawnstar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod

---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
 
TALES FROM THE LEGION ACADEMY
A lethal pop quiz for Dawnstar.
 
No.240 page 10: Dawnstar Rising
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod
---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
REMBERING ULTRA BOY WITH LIGHT LASS
Wildfire tries a play from Ultra boy's playbook.
 
Concept art for Dawnstar vs Wildfire
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: James Sherman
---character ownership ©2008 DC Comics

 
ULTRA BOY, WILDFIRE, DAWNSTAR, and MON-EL
Four Legionnaires take off to a new mission
 
No 241 page 1: Prologue to Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod

---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
SUDDEN DISTRACTION
Mon-El chases a Science Police cruiser

No 241 page 2: Prologue to Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod

---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics
 
RESCUE MISSION
Mon-El diverts a cruiser and the Science Police officer from connection with her point of impact.
 
No 241 page 3: Prologue to Earthwar
Writer: Paul Levitz
Design / Penciller: James Sherman
Illustration / Inker: Bob McLeod

---character ownership ©1978 DC Comics