1 was promoted with a great deal of fanfare. There were
posters galore and many interviews done in the various comics magazines.
To give retailers a taste of what the book would
be like, a special preview edition of the first issue was handed
to them, and to be displayed on counters for customers to flick
There was a bonus section at the back of the book
which featured images of all the members. Many of them were used
in various publicity interview articles, but some of the Chris Sprouse
prelims only appeared here. While this preview is clearly marked
not for resale, some copies have ended up in collectors' hands.
The cover and foreword.
A page from LEGIONNAIRES
1 and the header page for the preview of the members.
Sketches of Legionnaires
which only appeared in this book.