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The Legion of Super-Heroes is an inter-galactic team of super-powered teenagers and young adults active in the 30th Century and 31st Century. Inspired by the legend of Superboy, they were founded by Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl under the funding of an eccentric millionaire they had saved named R.J. Brande. This cast expands to include dozens of members with a diverse array of powers and personalities. There have been several versions of the team in main continuity because of the constantly changing nature of the future, including the Reboot Legion and the Prime Legion. The Legion of Super-Heroes were created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino, first appearing in Adventure Comics #247. (1958) Mark Waid, Tom McCraw and Stuart Immonen engineered a reboot of the team following Zero Hour in Legion of Super-Heroes (Volume 4) #0. (1994) There was another reboot of the team by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson, starting in Teen Titans/The Legion Special #1. (2004) Yet another reboot came from Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook, beginning with Superman (Volume 5) #14. They appeared after the previous timeline was erased during Doomsday Clock. (2019)



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