(November 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
 
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122434300111
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (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

The First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]
Reprints:

Adventure Comics #247 DC Comics Looks to the Future (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Describes the first appearance and early rise of The Legion of Super-Heroes.

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

The Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]; Jonathan Kent (cameo)
Synopsis:
Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely intitiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first appearance of the Legion. Lightning Lad is called Lightning Boy in this story. Several other unidentified Legionnaires appear in the story. The Legionnaires are not yet in their regular costumes.

Read 'Em and Laugh! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A collection of quick jokes.

[Walking the Dog] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete; Mister Roberts
Synopsis:
Pete figures out an easier way to walk a dog.
Reprints:

The 13 Superstition Arrows (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; C. M. Hawkins
Synopsis:
To secure a $5,000,000 bequest to charity, Green Arrow must use 13 trick arrows with gimmicks associated with bad luck.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.

[Money] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Synopsis:
Casey plays a trick with some play money.
Reprints:

Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman
Synopsis:
Aquaman has to carefully deliver a nuclear projectile to the military before it detonates.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Writing credited as "unknown" in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  2. 1. Adventure Comics #247 DC Comics Looks to the Future
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. The Legion of Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  4. 3. Read 'Em and Laugh!
  5. 4. [Walking the Dog]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. The 13 Superstition Arrows
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. [Money]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad
    Aquaman
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