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1297 - The Legion of Super Heroes v2 296 - What Do You Do On the Day After Doomsday?
Index Number – 1297 - 1.1
Issue – The Legion of Super Heroes v2 296
Cover Date – February 1983
Title – What Do You Do On the Day After Doomsday?
Characters – Blok, Brainiac 5, Chameleon Boy, Colossal Boy, Cosmic Boy, Dawnstar, Dream Girl, Invisible Kid (JF), Element Lad, Karate Kid, Pol Krinn, Light Lass, Lightning Lad, Matter-Eater Lad, Mon-El, Phantom Girl, Queen Projectra;, Saturn Girl, Shadow Lass, Shrinking Violet (impostor), Star Boy, Sun Boy, Timber Wolf, Ultra Boy, White Witch;, Wildfire
Legion of Substitute Heroes - Night Girl
Heroes of Lallor - Duplicate Boy, Evolvo Lad
Synopsis – In a variety of vignettes, Chameleon Boy discovers that he has lost his abilities; Karate Kid Mon-el and Shadow Lass travel to the Science Asteroid (shudder)’ Cosmic Boy’s family is injured by a small nuclear device: Karate Kid proposes to Jeckie; and Duplicate Boy confronts Colossal Boy about his sweetie, Violet.
Writer – Keith Giffen, Plot Levitz
Artist – Keith Giffen / Larry Lahlstedt
Cover – Keith Giffen / Larry Lahlstedt
Editor – Karen Berger
Reprinted – Legion of Super Heroes - The Great Darkness Saga – Deluxe Edition - 2011
Comment – In the Adult Legion story, it was revealed that Shadow Lass died defending the Science Asteroid.