(July 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122445900111
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The price has been removed from the original, and the number got moved next to the month (should be underneath). DC Silver Age Classics Action Comics #252 also credits this cover to Curt Swan and Stan Kaye, other sources credit Curt Swan and Al Plastino.

Action Comics #252: The Girl of Steel Arrives (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Menace of Metallo! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Metallo [John Corben] (intro, villain); Professor Vale; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis:
Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium. When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. Recognizing a good idea, Corben impersonates Superman to collect more uranium. Running out of sources of uranium, Corben learns that he can also be powered by kryptonite. But he doesn't realize that the kryptonite he steals is fake, prop kryptonite and collapses.
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Congo Bill Dies at Dawn! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
Superhero; Jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Congorilla
Synopsis:
While leading an expedition through the desert, Congo Bill stops at an apparently deserted oasis. But the water has been drugged, and the expedition passes out. When they awaken they find they are prisoners inside a nearby outpost that has been taken over by renegades. Bill, who is imprisoned separately from the others, rubs his magic ring and soon Congorilla is attacking the fort and freeing the expedition.
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Indexer Notes

Credits in this issue say "Unknown" for writer, but the corrections page in the Millennium Edition: Superboy #1 (2001 series), which was the last Millennium Edition, credits Robert Bernstein for this story.

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, origin); Zor-El (introduction, flashback); Alura (introduction, flashback); Miss Hart (introduction); Superboy (on a poster)
Synopsis:
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.
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Keywords:
Anti-Kryptonite

The Man of Steel Combo Deal (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad SUPER99 with Superman. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House advertisements for: DC Direct Superboy Statue, Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (1/3 page), Realworlds Superman, Superman: The Action Comics Archives (1/3 page), DC Archive Editions, Plastic Man Archives (1/3 page), and dccomics.com. Appear in various places in this issue.

[Be a Dark Knight.] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Batman promoting chocolate milk as part of "Got milk?" ad campaign by dairy producers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Action Comics #252: The Girl of Steel Arrives
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Menace of Metallo!
    Superman
  4. 3. Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!
    Congorilla
  5. 4. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The Man of Steel Combo Deal
  7. 6. [House Advertisements]
  8. 7. [Be a Dark Knight.]
    Got Milk?; Batman
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