(December 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122765800111
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original); Adam Philips (collected edition); Nick J. Napolitano (associate, collected edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Starman Soars into Comics Legend (Table of Contents)

Starman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]
Reprints:

Adventure Comics #61 The Arrival of Starman (Table of Contents)

Remembering the Millennium / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Details the creation and career of the Golden Age Starman.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

[The Amazing Starman] (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Miss Lee; Chief Allen; Dr. Doog
Synopsis:
Starman fights to restore electricity, diverted by Dr. Doog.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD index of Adventure Comics #61. Script credited to unknown and complete art credited to Jack Burnley in this issue.

["Lishak the gladiator has been sent..."] (Table of Contents)

Mark Lansing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lishak; Costa; Kit; Mark Lansing; King Talon
Synopsis:
King Talon helps Mark escape from Lishak and free Kit from Costa.
Reprints:

["Approximately 100,000,000 chickens..."] (Table of Contents)

Facts / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Presents two facts about chicken and coal.
Reprints:

["Like some ghostly bird..."] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
The Federal Men must stop a plane from harassing border patrol agents.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Adventure Comics #61.

["Well, Chang, Singapore hasn't changed a bit..."] (Table of Contents)

Steve Conrad, Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
A friend of Steve finds a treasure, but also finds himself murdered.
Reprints:

["It's a swell day, Whiskers!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter and His Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill
Pencils:
Ray McGill
Inks:
Ray McGill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter; Whiskers
Synopsis:
Peter and Whiskers go fishing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

McGill incorrectly listed as McGirk in the credits. Corrected by Jim Stangas via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

["How did Death Valley get its name?"] (Table of Contents)

The Quiz Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis:
Real fact page in quiz format.
Reprints:

["The Hour-Man, famed defender of the right, is really Rex Tyler..."] (Table of Contents)

Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hourman; Mr. Whistle; Thorndyke
Synopsis:
With the help of the Minute-Men of America, Hourman puts an end to The Whistler and his mechanical dinosuars.
Reprints:

["What's cookin', Chief?"] (Table of Contents)

Paul Kirk, Manhunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore
Pencils:
Ed Moore
Inks:
Ed Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Paul Kirk
Synopsis:
Paul Kirk solves the supposed kidnapping of a banker.
Reprints:

["After overcoming Xargon's revolt..."] (Table of Contents)

Cotton Carver, Defender of Barlunda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Deela; Nardak; Orko
Synopsis:
Cotton saves Deela from Orko.
Reprints:

Case of the Black Cat (Table of Contents)

Detective Jimmy Owen / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
T. C. O’Neil
Pencils:
Fred Ray [as Ray]
Inks:
Fred Ray [as Ray]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jimmy Owen
Synopsis:
Detective Jimmy Owen must protect the life of a cat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ad for Superman radio program.

The Menace of the Metal Gun! (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman; Dian Belmont; Ivan Borloff
Synopsis:
Sandman must stop a ray that dissolves metal.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Starman Soars into Comics Legend
    Starman
  2. 1. Adventure Comics #61 The Arrival of Starman
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [The Amazing Starman]
    Starman
  4. 3. ["Lishak the gladiator has been sent..."]
    Mark Lansing
  5. 4. ["Approximately 100,000,000 chickens..."]
    Facts
  6. 5. ["Like some ghostly bird..."]
    Federal Men
  7. 6. ["Well, Chang, Singapore hasn't changed a bit..."]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  8. 7. ["It's a swell day, Whiskers!"]
    Peter and His Pup
  9. 8. ["How did Death Valley get its name?"]
    The Quiz Page
  10. 9. ["The Hour-Man, famed defender of the right, is really Rex Tyler..."]
    Hourman
  11. 10. ["What's cookin', Chief?"]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  12. 11. ["After overcoming Xargon's revolt..."]
    Cotton Carver, Defender of Barlunda
  13. 12. Case of the Black Cat
    Detective Jimmy Owen
  14. 13. Superman Is on the Radio
    Superman
  15. 14. The Menace of the Metal Gun!
    The Sandman
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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