In an effort to read more comics for the pure enjoyment of reading comics and not as research or prep for one of the many podcasts I either host, co-host or appear on I dug out my runs of L.E.G.I.O.N. and what has become known as the Five Years Later Legion of Super-Heroes to go through.  I read the Legion of Super-Heroes series about 13 years ago but a lot of the details are now lost to my memory and after reading the L.E.G.I.O.N. ’90 Annual for From Crisis to Crisis this week I decided it was time to give that series a go.  The two books are connected, so it seemed like a good reading project to take on.

So I was reading these for pleasure rather than “work”, right?

Then how is it I find a few bits of business from the first few issues of L.E.G.I.O.N. to post about here?

It’s a conspiracy, I tells ya!  A conspiracy!

In any event, because L.E.G.I.O.N. first saw the light of comic book day in 1989 there were ads inside of it for the Superman: Exile arc that went through Superman and Adventures of Superman in late 1988/early 1989.  I was actually really excited to see these and scanned them into the old computer for your viewing pleasure.

First up is the first Exile ad that let the reading audience know that there were big doings over in the Superman titles.

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