A Few Continuity Notes from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9 (Spoilers)

A few notes from friend-of-Bleeding Cool, Caoimhe, over the new Legion Of Super-Heroes #9, out today. Written by Brian Bendis and drawn by.. everyone.

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Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9

 

Saturn Girl's pink bikini and Cosmic Boy's … whatever it is…

A Few Continuity Notes from Legion Of Super-Heroes #6 (Spoilers)
Art from Superboy And The Legion Of Super-Heroes

….mean that the Mike Grell Legion Of Superheroes costumes come back into continuity.

A Few Continuity Notes from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9 (Spoilers)

Jacques Foccart — Invisible Kid (II) — is back in continuity. Named after a chief adviser to French presidents on African affairs, the second Invisible Kid was an Earth native who took the previous Invisible Kid's serum in order to save his sister and others. He joined the Legion and took the name Invisible Kid in honor of Lyl. Well all that is up in the air.
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Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9

Talking of names, as promised last year by Brian Bendis, Boom Studios Vice President, Marketing, Arune Singh, former Marvel Comics marketing man – my former editor of Lying In The Gutters at Comic Book Resources, is now Monster Boy. As for the planet of choice, Tor-Etto? He has been compared to Vin Diesel's character Dominic Toretto from Fast & Furious often…

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Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9.

Now one of an invisible alien race from the planet Kit-Son, named after L.E.G.I.O.N. artist Barry Kitson.

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Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9.

White Witch is the birth daughter of the wizard Mordru this time around. Previously she was his wife, and trapped in an abusive relationship. Presumably that specific relationship won't be revisited.

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Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9.

And did anyone notice anything was meant to be going down between Saturn Girl and Superboy? Even in the current costume?

Now to try and get A Great Darkness to line up with Donny Cates' Black Winter…

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #9
DC COMICS
JUL200472
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Ryan Sook
Continuing a very special two-part comics storytelling event! The United Planets have found the Legion of Super-Heroes guilty of crimes against the galaxy, and it's up to our young heroes to prove their innocence! Featuring an all-star cast of artists, this issue will feature a surprise 1,000 years in the making! Long live the Legion!In Shops: Sep 29, 2020

I bought mine from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, which runs Magic The Gathering nights on Fridays, and a larger south-west store in Bromley, which also runs Magic nights and has an extensive back issue collection and online store. If you are in the neighbourhood, check them out.

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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