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Adventure Comics 409

ADVENTURE COMICS #409

Cover Date: August 1971
Cover Price: $.25
Publication Date: 1971-06-29

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Cover Credits:
Art: Dick Giordano


Story: "Invasion of the Mer-Men!" (14 Pages)

Credits:

StoryMike Sekowsky
PencilsMike Sekowsky
InksDick Giordano
LetteringJohn Costanza
EditingJoe Orlando, Mike Sekowsky

Feature Character(s):

Supergirl (last in issue #408/2; next in the second story in this issue)

Supporting Character(s):

Geoffrey Anderson (last in issue #408/2; next in the second story in this issue)
Johnny Drew (last in issue #408/2; next in issue #411)

Villain(s):

Mer-Men (last in issue #408/2; defeated, they return to their home to die)

Location(s):

San Francisco Bay

Comment(s):

This story is continued from the previous issue.


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Second Story: "Fight with Fire Drake" (8 Pages)

Credits:

StoryE. Nelson Bridwell
PencilsArt Saaf
InksDick Giordano
LetteringJohn Costanza
EditingJoe Orlando, Mike Sekowsky

Feature Character(s):

Supergirl (last in the first story in this issue

Supporting Character(s):

Geoffrey Anderson (last in the first story in this issue
Zor-El (last in Action Comics #320/2; next in Supergirl Vol. 1 #2)
Alura Zor-El (last in Action Comics #320/2; next in Supergirl Vol. 1 #2)

Villain(s):

Fire Drake (Freddy Nero; first appearance; rob yachts in fire-breathing dragon scuba gear)
his two accomplices (first appearance for both)

Other Character(s):

Mr. Stanton (first appearance; owner of KSF-TV)

Location(s):

San Francisco Bay
Fortress of Solitude
The Bottled City of Kandor

Comment(s):

This story takes place a few days after the first story in this issue.
New costume designed by Margret Berg of New York, NY.


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Third Story (reprint): Part I: "The Condemned Legionnaires!" (16 Pages)
Part II: "The Secret of Satan Girl!"

Credits (new material only):

EditingJoe Orlando, Mike Sekowsky

Feature Character(s):

Superboy
Supergirl
Legion of Super-Heroes

Reprint Comment(s):

Story reprinted from Adventure Comics #313 (October 1963)


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