(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:
76194122426800111
Editing:
Gill Fox (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

Plastic Man Makes His Riotous Golden Age Debut (Table of Contents)

The Firebrand / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Firebrand; Plastic Man; The Human Bomb; Phantom Lady; The Mouthpiece
Reprints:

Police Comics #1 Plastic Man Bounces into Action (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Discusses the features of Police Comics and its star Plastic Man.

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside front and back covers.

[Introducing the Firebrand] (Table of Contents)

The Firebrand / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Firebrand [Rod Reilly]; Slugger Dunn; Ed Reilly; Joan Rogers
Synopsis:
Playboy Rod Reilly exposes a diamond smuggler posing as a baron.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writing credit from GCD index of Police Comics #1. Credited as "unknown" in this issue.

[The Origin of 711] (Table of Contents)

#711 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George E. Brenner
Pencils:
George E. Brenner
Inks:
George E. Brenner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
#711 [Jacob Horn]
Synopsis:
Jacob Horn takes the rap for a friend but leaves his prison cell to stop a swindler as costumed hero #711.
Reprints:

[Dr. M. Balm's Man-Eating Plant] (Table of Contents)

Super Snooper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Super Snooper; Dr. M. Balm
Synopsis:
Dr. Balm sends a flesh-eating plant to kill Super Snooper, but it doesn't work according to plan.
Reprints:

[The Attack of Ali Harid] (Table of Contents)

Eagle Evans, Flier of Fortune / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Clark Williams
Pencils:
Clark Williams
Inks:
Clark Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Eagle Evans; Snap Smith; Ali Harid
Synopsis:
Evans and his photographer Snap risk their lives to get pictures of the enemy hiding in the dessert land Cyranis.
Reprints:

[The Legend of the Black Baron] (Table of Contents)

Chic Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Vernon Henkel
Pencils:
Vernon Henkel
Inks:
Vernon Henkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Chic Carter; Curtis Randall; Hodges; Harvey Randall; Betty Randall; Cousin Damon
Synopsis:
Chic becomes The Sword to find out who killed Curtis Randall for his estate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Smash Comics #26. Creator credits from GCD index of Police Comics #1. Story and art credited to Will Eisner on this issue.

[The Origin of Plastic Man] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Plastic Man [Eel O’Brian]
Synopsis:
Gangster Eel O'Brian's dip in a vat of acid turns him into the superhero Plastic Man and against the mobsters he used to work with.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from GCD index of Police Comics #1.

[The Redemption of Steele Kerrigan] (Table of Contents)

Steele Kerrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steele Kerrigan; Anne
Synopsis:
The day after being released from prison, Steele is returned to prison for the murder of a police officer and must escape to prove himself innocent.
Reprints:

[The Alien Smuggling Racket] (Table of Contents)

The Mouthpiece / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bill Perkins [The Mouthpiece]
Synopsis:
New DA Bill Perkins takes on a smuggling racket as the masked character The Mouthpiece.
Reprints:

Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

Dick Mace / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery; war
Characters:
Dick Mace
Synopsis:
Dick Mace investigates a shooting involving two veterans of the First World War.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes small illustrations.

[The Coming of the Phantom Lady] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Henry Knight
Synopsis:
Socialite Sandra Knight looks into munitions manufacturers as Phantom Lady.
Reprints:

["This the Drip residence?"] (Table of Contents)

Dewey Drip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Devlin
Pencils:
John Devlin
Inks:
John Devlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dewey Drip
Synopsis:
Backwoodsman Dewey Drip receives his draft notice.
Reprints:

[The Origin of the Human Bomb] (Table of Contents)

The Human Bomb / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll]
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll]
Inks:
Paul Gustavson [as Paul Carroll]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]
Synopsis:
Roy Lincoln is working on a new explosive with his father when a foreign enemy tries to steal it and he becomes The Human Bomb in the process.
Reprints:

["Want bones of steel?"] (Table of Contents)

Got Milk?; Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad featuring Superman as part of "Got Milk?" campaign by dairy producers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Plastic Man Makes His Riotous Golden Age Debut
    The Firebrand
  2. 1. Police Comics #1 Plastic Man Bounces into Action
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. [Introducing the Firebrand]
    The Firebrand
  4. 3. [The Origin of 711]
    #711
  5. 4. [Dr. M. Balm's Man-Eating Plant]
    Super Snooper
  6. 5. [The Attack of Ali Harid]
    Eagle Evans, Flier of Fortune
  7. 6. [The Legend of the Black Baron]
    Chic Carter
  8. 7. [The Origin of Plastic Man]
    Plastic Man
  9. 8. [The Redemption of Steele Kerrigan]
    Steele Kerrigan
  10. 9. [The Alien Smuggling Racket]
    The Mouthpiece
  11. 10. Vengeance!
    Dick Mace
  12. 11. [The Coming of the Phantom Lady]
    Phantom Lady
  13. 12. ["This the Drip residence?"]
    Dewey Drip
  14. 13. [The Origin of the Human Bomb]
    The Human Bomb
  15. 14. ["Want bones of steel?"]
    Got Milk?; Superman
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