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(April 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
761941224084 00111
Editing:
Vincent A. Sullivan (original); Dale Crain (collected edition); Michael Wright (assistant, collected edition)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

Does not include the “Monthly Book Review” filler or the text story from Detective Comics #38. Original cover title "The Sensational Character Find of 1940...Robin The Boy Wonder."


The First Appearance of Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Detective Comics #38 The Dark Knight Lightens Up (A Little) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Describes the creation of Robin, The Boy Wonder.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

Robin the Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Boss Zucco
Synopsis:
Batman takes in an orphan and helps him avenge the deaths of his parents.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Detective Comics #38.

[The Electrical Assassin] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Maurice Kashuba
Inks:
Maurice Kashuba
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Bart Regan
Synopsis:
Bart Regan investigates the electrocution of a senator.
Reprints:

[Dr. Hydkil] (Table of Contents)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Ernst
Inks:
Ken Ernst
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan
Synopsis:
Red investigates the death of a man who appears to have been bitten by a vampire.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index to Detective Comics #38. Story and art credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[Phoney Jewel Robbery] (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimson Avenger
Synopsis:
The Crimson Avenger uncovers a jewelry robbery scam.
Reprints:

The Kidnaped Singer (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Guardineer
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders
Synopsis:
Speed searches for a kidnapped singer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index for Detective Comics #38.

[The Gambler's Protector] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone, District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Lynch
Pencils:
Don Lynch
Inks:
Don Lynch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Malone
Synopsis:
Steve breaks up a gambling ring housed on the police commissioner’s yacht.
Reprints:

[At The Arctic Circle] (Table of Contents)

Cliff Crosby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cliff Crosby
Synopsis:
Cliff finds a group of African natives at the Arctic Circle and restores their rightful ruler to the throne.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All creator credits from GCD index for Detective Comics #38. Credited as “unknown” in this issue.

[The Big Fire] (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Slam Bradley; Shorty
Synopsis:
Slam and Shorty save tenants from an apartment fire and discovers that it was deliberately set.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The First Appearance of Robin
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics #38 The Dark Knight Lightens Up (A Little)
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. Robin the Boy Wonder
    Batman
  4. 3. [The Electrical Assassin]
    Spy
  5. 4. [Dr. Hydkil]
    Red Logan
  6. 5. [Phoney Jewel Robbery]
    Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. The Kidnaped Singer
    Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
  8. 7. [The Gambler's Protector]
    Steve Malone, District Attorney
  9. 8. [At The Arctic Circle]
    Cliff Crosby
  10. 9. [The Big Fire]
    Slam Bradley
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore