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 COLOSSAL BOY (Gim Allon)CHRONOLOGY 
Created by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney

The Original Universe

CHRONOLOGY

Colossal Boy first appeared in Action Comics #267/2 (August 1960).

Below is the definitive list of appearances of Colossal Boy in chronological order. Flashback sequences or story entries will be followed by a [Flashback] note. Stories that for some reason are no longer part of current continuity will have a comment saying this in a note following the entry.

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Colossal Boy Chronology

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Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #295 (January 1983): "The Origin of the Universe File" [Flashback]
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #39 (October 1987): "The One That Got Away" [Flashback]
Action Comics #267/2 (August 1960): "The Three Super-Heroes"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #39 (October 1987): "The One That Got Away" [Flashback]
Adventure Comics #282 (March 1961): "Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes" [Flashback; Behind the scenes]
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #306 (December 1983): "Born Under a Lucky Star" [Flashback]
Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes #2 (February 1981): "R. J. Brande is Dying" [Flashback, Page 2, panel 4]
Adventure Comics #247 (April 1958): "The Legion of Super-Heroes" [Pages 1 through 10; Behind the scenes]
Superboy Vol. 1 #204 (September-October 1974): "The Legionnaire Nobody Remembered" [Flashback]
Adventure Comics #247 (April 1958): "The Legion of Super-Heroes" [Pages 11 through 12; Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #323 (August 1964): "The Eight Impossible Missions" [Flashback]
Adventure Comics #301/2 (October 1962): "The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy"
Adventure Comics #304/2 (January 1963): "The Stolen Super-Powers"
Adventure Comics #305/2 (February 1963): "The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire"
Adventure Comics #306/2 (March 1963): "The Legion of Substitute Heroes"
Adventure Comics #307/2 (April 1963): "The Secret Power of the Mystery Super-Hero"
Adventure Comics #309 (June 1963): "The Legion of Super-Monsters"
Adventure Comics #310 (July 1963): "The Doom of the Super-Heroes"
Adventure Comics #313 (October 1963): "The Condemned Legionnaires"
Adventure Comics #315/2 (December 1963): "The Titanic Boy of Steel"
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #72 (October 1963): "The World of Doomed Olsens"
Adventure Comics #316 (January 1964): "The Renegade Super-Hero"
Action Comics #309 (February 1964): "The Superman Super-Spectacular"
Adventure Comics #317 (February 1964): "The Menace of Dream Girl" [Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #319 (April 1964): "The Legion's Suicide Squad"
Adventure Comics #321 (June 1964): "The Code of the Legion"
Adventure Comics #324 (September 1964): "The Legion of Super-Outlaws"
Adventure Comics #325 (October 1964): "Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes"
Adventure Comics #326 (November 1964): "The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires"
Karate Kid #12 (January-February 1978): "The 'Time' of Your Death"
Karate Kid #13 (March-April 1978): "Tomorrow's Battle--Yesterday"
Adventure Comics #330 (March 1965): "The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire"
Adventure Comics #332 (May 1965): "The Super-Moby Dick of Space"
Adventure Comics #333 (June 1965): "The War Between Krypton and Earth"
Adventure Comics #335 (August 1965): "Starfinger"
Adventure Comics #336 (September 1965): "The True Identity of Starfinger"
Adventure Comics #337 (October 1965): "The Weddings That Wrecked the Legion"
Adventure Comics #339 (December 1965): "Hunters of the Super-Beasts"
Adventure Comics #340 (January 1966): "Computo the Conqueror"
Adventure Comics #341 (February 1966): "Colossal Boy's One-Man War"
Adventure Comics #342 (March 1966): "The Legionnaire Who Killed" [Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #346 (July 1966): "One of Us is a Traitor" [Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #348 (September 1966): "Target: 21 Legionnaires"
Adventure Comics #349 (October 1966): "The Rogue Legionnaire"
Adventure Comics #350 (November 1966): "The Outcast Super-Heroes"
Adventure Comics #351 (December 1966): "The Forgotten Legion"
Adventure Comics #353 (February 1967): "The Doomed Legionnaire"
Adventure Comics #355/2 (April 1967): "The Six-Legged Legionnaire"
Adventure Comics #356 (May 1967): "The Five Legion Orphans" [Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #359 (August 1967): "The Outlawed Legionnaires"
Adventure Comics #360 (September 1967): "The Legion Chain Gang"
Adventure Comics #361 (October 1967): "The Unkillables"
Adventure Comics #362 (November 1967): "The Chemoids Are Coming" [Behind the scenes]
Adventure Comics #363 (December 1967): "Black Day for the Legion"
Adventure Comics #364 (January 1968): "The Revolt of the Super-Pets"
Adventure Comics #371 (August 1968): "The Colossal Failure"
Adventure Comics #372 (September 1968): "School for Super-Villains"
Adventure Comics #374 (November 1968): "Mission: Diabolical"
Adventure Comics #375 (December 1968): "The King of the Legion"
Action Comics #385/2 (February 1970): "The Fallen Star Boy"
Superboy Vol. 1 #190/2 (September 1972): "Murder the Leader"
Superboy Vol. 1 #195/2 (June 1973): "The One-Shot Hero"
Superboy Vol. 1 #197/2 (September 1973): "Timber Wolf--Dead Hero, Live Executioner"
Superboy Vol. 1 #198 (October 1973): "The Fatal Five Who Twisted Time"
Superboy Vol. 1 #200 (January-February 1974): "The Legionnaire Bride of Starfinger"
Superboy Vol. 1 #201 (March-April 1974): "The Betrayer From Beyond"
Superboy Vol. 1 #202 (May-June 1974): "Lost: A Million Miles From Home"
Superboy Vol. 1 #207 (March 1975): "The Rookie Who Betrayed the Legion"
Superboy Vol. 1 #208 (April 1975): "Vengeance of the Super-Villains"
Superboy Vol. 1 #214/2 (January 1976): "Stay Small or Die"
Superboy Vol. 1 #215/2 (March 1976): "The Hero Who Wouldn't Fight"
Superboy Vol. 1 #217 (June 1976): "The Charge of the Doomed Legionnaires"
Superboy Vol. 1 #217/2 (June 1976): "Future Shock for Superboy"
Superboy Vol. 1 #218 (July 1976): "The Secret Villain the World Never Knew"
Superboy Vol. 1 #219 (September 1976): "The Plunder Ploy of the Fatal Five"
Superboy Vol. 1 #221 (November 1976): "The Trillion-Dollar Trophies"
Superboy Vol. 1 #225 (March 1977): "And Who Shall Lead Them?"
Superboy Vol. 1 #226 (April 1977): "The Dazzling Debut of Dawnstar"
Superboy Vol. 1 #227 (May 1977): "War at World's End"
Superboy Vol. 1 #228 (June 1977): "That a World Might Live, a Legionnaire Must Die"
Superboy Vol. 1 #229 (July 1977): "Hunt for a Hero-Killer"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #231 (September 1977): "A Day in the Death of a World"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #232 (October 1977): "The Disease That Wouldn't Die"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #233 (November 1977): "The Infinite Man Who Conquered the Legion"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #234 (December 1977): "Wanted--Dead or Alive: The Composite Legionnaire"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #236 (February 1978): "A World Born Anew"
All-New Collectors' Edition #C-55 (1978): "The Millennium Massacre"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #237 (March 1978): "No Price Too High"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #239 (May 1978): "Murder Most Foul"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #240 (June 1978): "The Man Who Manacled the Legion"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #242 (August 1978): "Startarget: Earth"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #243 (September 1978): "Earth's Last Stand"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #244 (October 1978): "The Dark Circle That Crushed Earth"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #245 (November 1978): "Mordru, Master of Earth"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #246/2 (December 1978): "A World for the Winning"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #247 (January 1979): "Savage Sanctuary"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #247/2 (January 1979): "Celebration"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #248 (February 1979): "Beneath the Streets Lurks Death"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #250 (April 1979): "This is the Day the Universe Dies"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #251 (May 1979): "The Man Who Destroyed the Universe"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #253 (July 1979): "Night of the Super-Assassins"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #254 (August 1979): "A Madman Shall Lead Them"
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #256 (October 1979): "This is Your Life and Death, Brainiac 5"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #262 (April 1980): "The Planet That Captured the Legion"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #266 (August 1980): "Kantuu"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #267 (September 1980): "To Bottle a Genie"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #268 (October 1980): "Life After Life After Life"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #269 (November 1980): "Who Shall Name the Dark Man?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #270 (December 1980): "Who is the Dark Man?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #271 (January 1981): "What is the Dark Man?"
Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes #1 (January 1981): "The Past ...Seen Darkly"
Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes #3 (March 1981): "Revelation"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #272 (February 1981): "The Secret Origin of Blok"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #273 (March 1981): "A Murderer Among Us?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #274 (April 1981): "The Exaggerated Death of Ultra Boy"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #275 (May 1981): "Of Pride, Passion, and Piracy"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #277 (July 1981): "The Man Who Chained the Legion"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #278 (August 1981): "Tragedy on the Top of the World"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #279 (September 1981): "Castle Grimbor Must Fall"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #280 (October 1981): "O! Call Back Yesterday"
Brave and the Bold #179 (October 1981): "Time-Bomb with the Thousand-Year Fuse"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #282 (December 1981): "If Answers There Be"
Best of DC #24 (May 1982): "Murder in Glass"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #284 (February 1982): "The Soul-Thief from the Stars"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #285 (March 1982): "Night Never Falls at Nullport"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #286 (April 1982): "Old Friends, New Relatives, and Other Corpses"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #287 (May 1982): "Save the Suicide Squad"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #288 (June 1982): "The Legionnaire's Made For Burning"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #289 (July 1982): "A Cold and Lonely Corner of Hell"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 2 #1 (1982): "Monster in a Little Girl's Mind"
World's Finest Comics #284 (October 1982): "I...Amalgamax"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #292 (October 1982): "Darkness Transcendent"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #293 (November 1982): "Within the Darkness"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #294 (December 1982): "Darkseid"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #296 (February 1983): "What Do You Do On the Day After Doomsday?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #298 (April 1983): "The Edge of Nowhere"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #300 (June 1983): "The Future is Forever"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #301 (July 1983): "Different Paths, Different Dooms"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #302 (August 1983): "Family Matters"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #303 (September 1983): "Those Emerald Eyes Are Shining"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 2 #2 (1983): "Whatever Gods There Be"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #304 (October 1983): "Siege Perilous"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #305 (November 1983): "Violet's Story"
New Adventures of Superboy #50 (February 1984): "Dial V for Villain"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #308/2 (February 1984): "Guess What's Coming to Dinner?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #312 (June 1984): "Good Cop, Bad Cop?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #313 (July 1984): "Death Threat"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #1 (August 1984): "Here a Villain, There a Villain"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #2 (September 1984): "Where a Villain?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 2 #3 (1984): "The Curse"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #3 (October 1984): "Everywhere a Villain?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #4 (November 1984): "Lest Villainy Triumph"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #5 (December 1984): "An Eye for an Eye, a Villain for a Hero!"
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #318 (December 1984): "Shadows of Future Past"
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #319 (January 1985): "If Memory Should Fail"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #7 (February 1985): "A Choice of Dooms"
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #320 (February 1985): "Magpie Complex"
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #320/2 (February 1985): "Triangle?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #9 (April 1985): "Reunion"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #10 (May 1985): "Election Day"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #11 (June 1985): "Taking Care of Business: Old Business"
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #325 (July 1985): "5 To the Infinite Power"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #2 (May 1985): "Time and Time Again!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 (August 1985): "Worlds in Limbo"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #14 (September 1985): "Unto the New Generation"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #15 (October 1985): "Hostage on a Hostile Star"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 3 #1 (October 1985): "Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #16 (November 1985): "Baptism"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #8 (November 1985): "A Flash of the Lightning!"
Crisis on Infinite Earths #10 (January 1986): "Death at the Dawn of Time!"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #19 (February 1986): "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished"
Legionnaires 3 #2 (March 1986): "From Hell to Eternity"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #20/2 (March 1986): "Night of Madness"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #21 (April 1986): "Obsession"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #22 (May 1986): "Dead End"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #24 (July 1986): "Suspicion"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #25 (August 1986): "Revelation"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #26 (September 1986): "Illusion"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #27 (October 1986): "Going Home"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #28 (November 1986): "The Lost Hero"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #30 (January 1987): "Brainy's Lucky Day"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #35 (June 1987): "The Universo Project, Chapter 4: Forgotten Friends"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #36 (July 1987): "Peace, Quiet and Impending Doom"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #37 (August 1987): "A Twist in Time"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #40 (November 1987): "What Starfinger Touches..."
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #41 (December 1987): "Shall Ne'er Burn So Bright..."
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #42 (January 1988): "To Sleep a Thousand Years..."
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #45 (April 1988): "Unlucky Streak"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #46 (May 1988): "On the Fourth Hand"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #48 (July 1988): "A Time to Die"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #49 (August 1988): "A Time to Live"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 3 #4 (1988): "Secrets Within the Star"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #53 (December 1988): "Hunters and Hunted"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #58 (March 1989): "If Thine Eye Offend Thee"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #60 (May 1989): "When Magic Shall Return"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #61 (June 1989): "Will Magic or Science Prevail?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #62 (July 1989): "Why Must Magic Triumph?"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #63 (August 1989): "Where Has All the Magic Gone"

ZZGlorith Timeline Chronology

These appearances are no longer in continuity.

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #12 (October 1990): "Rebirth"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #13 (November 1990): "State of the Universe"
Legion of Super-Heroes Annual Vol. 4 #3/3 (1992): [No Title]
Legionnaires #9 (December 1993): "Skin Deep"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #60 (August 1994): [End of an Era 3] "Infinite Possibilities"

ZZPost-Infinite Crisis Chronology

Action Comics #858 (late December 2007): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 1: Alien World"
Action Comics #859 (January 2008): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 2: Illegal Aliens"
Action Comics #860 (February 2008): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 3: Lightning and Shadow"
Action Comics #861 (March 2008): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 4: Chameleons"
Action Comics #862 (April 2008): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 5: Revenge of the Rejects"
Action Comics #863 (May 2008): "Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 6: Sun Rise"
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #1 (October 2008): "Book One"
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #2 (November 2008): "Book Two"
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #3 (April 2009): "Book Three"
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #4 (June 2009): "Book Four"
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #5 (September 2009): "Book Five"
Adventure Comics Vol. 3 #2/2 (November 2009): "Long Live the Legion, Part Two: Lightning Lad"
Adventure Comics Vol. 3 #9 (May 2010): [35] "Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Part Four: Namesake"
Adventure Comics Vol. 3 #11 (July 2010): [43] "Superman: The Last Stand of New Krypton: The Epilogue Is the Future"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #2 (August 2010): "The Day After Titanfall"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #3 (September 2010): "Earth-Man's Choice"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #4 (October 2010): "That Which Is Purest Among You"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #5 (November 2010): "A Choice of Destinies"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #6 (December 2010): "Acceptance"
Adventure Comics #521 (February 2011): "The Summons of the Ring"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #8 (February 2011): "The Shape of Death"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #9 (March 2011): "One Last Durlan"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #11 (May 2011): "False Start"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #12 (June 2011): "False Trails"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #15 (September 2011): "False Victory"
Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 6 #16 (October 2011): "Endings"