(September 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122597500111
Editing:
M.C. Gaines (original managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (original assistant editor); Adam Philips (collected edition editor); Nick J. Napolitano (collected edition associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Johnny Thunder; The Whip; Cliff Cornwall
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in this issue say "Harry Lampert" for artist for this cover, but the corrections page in the Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), which was the last Millennium Edition, credits Sheldon Moldoff for this cover, as does both Golden Age Flash Archives vol. 1 and Golden Age Hawkman Archives vol. 1.

Flash Comics #1 Introducing the Fastest Man Alive and the Winged Wonder (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the characters, stories, and credits. Appears on inside of front and inside of back covers.

[Origin of the Flash] (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert (masthead)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Jay Garrick, intro, origin]; Joan Williams [intro]; Major Williams; Sieur Satan; Serge Orloff; Duriel; the Faultless Four; Professor Hughes
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story was originally untitled. First line is 'But before he became known and feared as "the fastest thing on Earth", Jay Garrick was an unknown student at Midwestern University...'.

[The Disappearing Plane] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story was originally untitled. First line is "A fleet of U.S. bombers wing their way toward Alaska..." Writer credit by Craig Delich. The credits in this reprint incorrectly credit Sheldon Moldoff as the writer.

[The Origin of Hawkman] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall, intro, origin]; Shiera Sanders [intro, later Hawkgirl]; Hath-Set [intro]; Kolar; Doctor Hastor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story was not originally titled. The title here was given in Golden Age Hawkman Archives vol. 1 where this story was reprinted. First line is "In the weapon-lined library of Carter Hall, wealthy collector of weapons and research scientist -".

[The Kidnapping of Johnny Thunder] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunderbolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Wentworth
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Thunder (intro, origin); Thunderbolt (intro); Simon B. Thunder; Mildred Thunder
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story was originally untitled. First line is "One night in August, 1918, Simon came home from the bank and found a crowd around his house...".

Warfare In Space (Part One) (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer [spot illos]
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer [spot illos]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Billy Morton; Keith Morton; Port Commander Worth; Ralph "The Ruthless" Farnham
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued in Flash Comics (1940 Series) #2.

The Demon Dummy: Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Picture Novel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued in Flash Comics (1940 Series) #2

[Origin of the Whip] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John B. Wentworth
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Whip [Don Fernando Suarez]; The Whip [Rod Gaynor]; Marisa Dillon; Carlos; King [The Whip's horse]
Synopsis:
The Whip, affecting a Spanish accent, is aided by girl friend Marisa Dillon, and Carlos, not to mention his horse King.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story was originally untitled. First line is "He was known as Don Fernando Suarez, a patrician descended from the Grandees of Spain...". The Whip is Eastern playboy Rod Gaynor. The strip is set in the southwest.

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for golden age DC Archive Editions. Appears on page 48 of this issue.

[Ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total of 1 one-page ad for: got milk? with Superman (milk). Appears on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. Flash Comics #1 Introducing the Fastest Man Alive and the Winged Wonder
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [Origin of the Flash]
    Flash
  4. 3. [The Disappearing Plane]
    Cliff Cornwall
  5. 4. [The Origin of Hawkman]
    Hawkman
  6. 5. [The Kidnapping of Johnny Thunder]
    Johnny Thunderbolt
  7. 6. Warfare In Space (Part One)
  8. 7. The Demon Dummy: Part 1
    Picture Novel
  9. 8. [Origin of the Whip]
    The Whip
  10. 9. [House Advertisement]
  11. 10. [Ad]
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