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This is more a question of story identification, rather than checking on canon. Pre-crisis, Superboy is noted for becoming friends with the Legion's main trio, Cosmic Boy, Chameleon Boy and Saturn Girl, in his mid-teens; they traveled back in time to meet the person who inspired their creation, and thus gave Clark some fellow super-powered teens to pal around with. However, Post-Crisis, Clark didn't begin his super career until well into adulthood.

In the early 2000s Superman series Secret Origin, a retelling of the Superman mythos combining elements from Post-Crisis, Pre-Crisis and whole new takes on older stories, including revamping elements from the golden age [Superboy, Krypto, and the Legion, for instance]. So I'm wondering if there is a story, both Post-Crisis and New 52, which explains when they met, and how the Legion came to be.

Would anyone be able to elaborate?

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    Minor nitpick. Chameleon boy wasn't part of the "main trio" . That was Lightning Lad. – Emsley Wyatt Sep 5 at 19:15
  • @EmsleyWyatt You right, no doubt. The first Legion comic i ever read with superboy was years ago, and Chams was really funny in that one, so it always sticks in my memory. – Russhiro Sep 5 at 19:29
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    Probably the one where Cham impersonated Clark Kent so he and Superboy could appear side by side and make Lana Lang flip out. Sorry I can't answer your question. I'm somewhat of a Legion buff, but all pre-Crisis. – Emsley Wyatt Sep 7 at 3:26
  • @EmsleyWyatt I appreciate the answer either way, friend. Thank you for the input – Russhiro Sep 7 at 18:10

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