(September 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:
761941224268 00111
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) (Expand) /

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

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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